Period
to 16 February 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 16 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Legal
England > South West
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 180 123 165
Rank change year-on-year -57 +42 +8
Contract jobs citing Legal 52 71 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.82% 1.36% 0.75%
As % of the General category 2.79% 4.18% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 45 27
South West median daily rate £355 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.47% +21.43% -9.09%
10th Percentile £249 £258 £164
90th Percentile £519 £570 £650
England median daily rate £450 £445 £413
% change year-on-year +1.12% +7.88% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 1
South West median hourly rate £15.45 £30.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.36% +35.56% -
10th Percentile £14.60 £30.25 £21.25
90th Percentile £25.40 £30.75 £23.75
England median hourly rate £19.25 £22.00 £22.95
% change year-on-year -12.50% -4.14% +39.09%

Legal is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,865 1,700 1,715
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.32% 32.61% 31.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,240 1,107 1,204
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% -1.94%
10th Percentile £308 £273 £239
90th Percentile £638 £575 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 59 90
South West median hourly rate £38.50 £30.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.23% -14.08% -15.07%
10th Percentile £14.60 £13.82 £18.23
90th Percentile £48.88 £52.00 £45.45
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.12 £25.00
% change year-on-year -0.46% +0.46% -4.76%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Legal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in the South West

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Legal in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in the South West

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in the South West over the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in the South West

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Legal in the South West

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in the South West over the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Legal in the South West

Legal
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the South West region over the 6 months to 16 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -27 22 £319 -31.08% 96
Wiltshire -43 15 £350 -21.13% 35
Dorset - 9 £375 - 31
Gloucestershire -21 2 £345 -1.43% 39
Somerset - 2 £488 - 45
Cornwall - 1 £500 - 11
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Legal.

1 19 (36.54%) Finance
2 12 (23.08%) Law
3 11 (21.15%) GDPR
4 10 (19.23%) Practice Management
5 9 (17.31%) Manufacturing
5 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 8 (15.38%) MCSE
6 8 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 8 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (13.46%) Service Design
7 7 (13.46%) Mentoring
7 7 (13.46%) Incident Management
7 7 (13.46%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (13.46%) High Availability
7 7 (13.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (13.46%) Business Continuity
7 7 (13.46%) Information Security
7 7 (13.46%) Project Management
8 6 (11.54%) Windows
8 6 (11.54%) SQL
8 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (11.54%) Degree
8 6 (11.54%) Data Privacy
9 5 (9.62%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (9.62%) Automotive
9 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (9.62%) Microsoft

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.77%) IIS
2 2 (3.85%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.85%) CMS
2 2 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.85%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.92%) CICS
3 1 (1.92%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.92%) nginx
3 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Elite 3E
1 2 (3.85%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) IaaS
2 2 (3.85%) PaaS
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.92%) DNS
2 1 (1.92%) Extranet
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) Network Security
2 1 (1.92%) Skype
2 1 (1.92%) SSH
2 1 (1.92%) VPN
2 1 (1.92%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.85%) GIS
3 1 (1.92%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.92%) DB2
3 1 (1.92%) Power BI
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.92%) Liquibase
3 1 (1.92%) Maven
3 1 (1.92%) MSI
General
1 19 (36.54%) Finance
2 12 (23.08%) Law
3 9 (17.31%) Manufacturing
4 5 (9.62%) Automotive
5 4 (7.69%) Marketing
5 4 (7.69%) Retail
6 2 (3.85%) Banking
6 2 (3.85%) Electronics
6 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.92%) Billing
7 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.92%) Publishing
7 1 (1.92%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Analyst
2 6 (11.54%) Project Manager
2 6 (11.54%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Compliance Specialist
4 4 (7.69%) Security Compliance Specialist
4 4 (7.69%) Security Specialist
5 3 (5.77%) .NET Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Trainer
6 2 (3.85%) Administrator
6 2 (3.85%) Applications Support
6 2 (3.85%) Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Change Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Service Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.85%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Workflow Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) XML
2 3 (5.77%) .NET
2 3 (5.77%) Web Services
3 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.85%) JSON
3 2 (3.85%) OAuth
3 2 (3.85%) OAuth2
3 2 (3.85%) React
3 2 (3.85%) REST
3 2 (3.85%) SOAP
3 2 (3.85%) Swagger
3 2 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (3.85%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.85%) iPhone
2 2 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Phone
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.92%) Linux
5 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.92%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) Practice Management
2 8 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 7 (13.46%) Business Continuity
3 7 (13.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (13.46%) High Availability
3 7 (13.46%) Incident Management
3 7 (13.46%) Information Security
3 7 (13.46%) Mentoring
3 7 (13.46%) Project Management
3 7 (13.46%) Service Design
3 7 (13.46%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (11.54%) Data Privacy
5 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (9.62%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (7.69%) Change Management
6 4 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 4 (7.69%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) C#
2 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.92%) COBOL
3 1 (1.92%) Java
3 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.92%) Python
3 1 (1.92%) R
3 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (15.38%) MCSE
3 6 (11.54%) Degree
4 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.85%) CISA
5 2 (3.85%) CISM
5 2 (3.85%) CISSP
5 2 (3.85%) MCDST
6 1 (1.92%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.15%) GDPR
2 4 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.77%) QA
4 2 (3.85%) Def Stans
5 1 (1.92%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Nagios
1 1 (1.92%) Puppet
1 1 (1.92%) SCCM
1 1 (1.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) iManage
2 4 (7.69%) Intapp
3 3 (5.77%) Aderant
3 3 (5.77%) OpenText
4 2 (3.85%) Citrix
4 2 (3.85%) ESRI
4 2 (3.85%) Ivanti
4 2 (3.85%) Mitel
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) Interwoven
5 1 (1.92%) Pega
5 1 (1.92%) Symantec