Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 161 173
Rank change year-on-year +34 +12 -35
Contract jobs citing Legal 62 37 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.18% 0.69% 0.70%
As % of the General category 3.58% 2.22% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 23 34
South West median daily rate £431 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.21% -9.68% +0.65%
10th Percentile £244 £238 £241
90th Percentile £575 £643 £513
England median daily rate £450 £401 £424
% change year-on-year +12.15% -5.37% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
South West median hourly rate - £22.50 £9.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +143.77% -43.20%
England median hourly rate £24.31 £23.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +5.67% +64.29% -24.32%

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 1,734 1,663 2,021
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 32.95% 31.15% 32.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,145 1,166 1,369
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% -2.50%
10th Percentile £270 £241 £256
90th Percentile £575 £550 £526
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 92 109
South West median hourly rate £32.75 £34.75 £41.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.76% -16.87% +26.67%
10th Percentile £13.60 £18.65 £20.40
90th Percentile £59.65 £43.75 £56.62
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +14.59%

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 23 January 2018.

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
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 23 January 2018. 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 -9 26 £425 +21.43% 14
Wiltshire +27 20 £438 +25.00% 5
Devon +6 6 £475 -13.64% 13
Gloucestershire +26 5 £250 -28.57% 3
Somerset - 2 - - 6
Cornwall - 1 £200 - 2
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 35 (56.45%) Finance
2 18 (29.03%) ITIL
3 17 (27.42%) Law
4 16 (25.81%) Project Management
5 14 (22.58%) Risk Management
5 14 (22.58%) Information Security
6 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (19.35%) Windows
8 11 (17.74%) SLA
8 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Office
8 11 (17.74%) Blackberry
8 11 (17.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (17.74%) Windows 7
9 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
9 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (16.13%) CISSP
10 9 (14.52%) Management Information System
10 9 (14.52%) Ticket Management
10 9 (14.52%) Service Desk Management
10 9 (14.52%) iPhone
10 9 (14.52%) SC Cleared
11 8 (12.90%) PRINCE2
12 7 (11.29%) GDPR
12 7 (11.29%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (11.29%) Degree
13 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (8.06%) CISM
14 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (8.06%) PMI Certification
14 5 (8.06%) Banking

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 11 (17.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.23%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.61%) Apache
3 1 (1.61%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) Confluence
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Basecamp
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
1 1 (1.61%) OneDrive
1 1 (1.61%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) SMS
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) SAN
2 1 (1.61%) Skype
2 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) EDRMS
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.61%) DB2
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Ant
1 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.23%) Maven
2 1 (1.61%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.61%) Introscope
2 1 (1.61%) JBehave
2 1 (1.61%) JIRA
2 1 (1.61%) JUnit
2 1 (1.61%) Selenium
2 1 (1.61%) Subversion
2 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (56.45%) Finance
2 17 (27.42%) Law
3 5 (8.06%) Banking
4 4 (6.45%) Automotive
4 4 (6.45%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.23%) Publishing
7 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (37.10%) Analyst
2 10 (16.13%) Service Analyst
2 10 (16.13%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (9.68%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.68%) Security Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Senior Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Information Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Information Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Information Security Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Risk Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Compliance Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Contracts Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Procurement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) CSS
1 3 (4.84%) HTML
2 2 (3.23%) Hibernate
2 2 (3.23%) Spring
2 2 (3.23%) XML
3 1 (1.61%) CSS3
3 1 (1.61%) DHTML
3 1 (1.61%) EJB
3 1 (1.61%) HTML5
3 1 (1.61%) J2EE
3 1 (1.61%) JMS
3 1 (1.61%) JSP
3 1 (1.61%) REST
3 1 (1.61%) SOAP
3 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Blackberry
2 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (14.52%) iPhone
3 9 (14.52%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.84%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (4.84%) PMI
5 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.23%) iPad
6 1 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) Windows
2 11 (17.74%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.23%) Android
3 2 (3.23%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.61%) Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Unix
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) ITIL
2 16 (25.81%) Project Management
3 14 (22.58%) Information Security
3 14 (22.58%) Risk Management
4 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (14.52%) Service Desk Management
5 9 (14.52%) Ticket Management
6 8 (12.90%) PRINCE2
7 7 (11.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (8.06%) Contract Management
9 5 (8.06%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (8.06%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (8.06%) Information Assurance
10 4 (6.45%) Project Governance
10 4 (6.45%) Project Planning
10 4 (6.45%) Time Management
11 3 (4.84%) Data Protection
11 3 (4.84%) Remediation Plan
11 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.84%) C
2 2 (3.23%) Java
2 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
2 2 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) CISSP
1 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.52%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.29%) Degree
4 5 (8.06%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (8.06%) CISM
4 5 (8.06%) PMI Certification
4 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (4.84%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.84%) CRISC
6 2 (3.23%) ISACA
6 2 (3.23%) Master's Degree
6 2 (3.23%) PMP
6 2 (3.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (3.23%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (1.61%) CISMP
7 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.61%) ISEB
7 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.74%) SLA
2 7 (11.29%) GDPR
3 5 (8.06%) PCI DSS
4 4 (6.45%) PMO
5 3 (4.84%) COBIT
5 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (4.84%) PSD2
6 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (1.61%) AppDynamics
3 1 (1.61%) CA
3 1 (1.61%) Citrix
3 1 (1.61%) HP
3 1 (1.61%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.61%) VMware