Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 175 173
Rank change year-on-year +64 -2 -18
Contract jobs citing Legal 81 22 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.59% 0.41% 0.65%
As % of the General category 4.88% 1.29% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 19 27
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -2.60%
10th Percentile £250 £128 £230
90th Percentile £515 £641 £513
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
South West median hourly rate £14.00 - -
England median hourly rate £18.79 £18.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year +1.57% -18.68% +26.39%

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 1,661 1,708 1,870
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 32.54% 32.21% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,035 1,193 1,287
South West median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% -7.75%
10th Percentile £275 £230 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 73 112
South West median hourly rate £28.50 £39.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.85% -5.95% +20.00%
10th Percentile £13.83 £21.39 £25.80
90th Percentile £53.55 £49.95 £57.00
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.13
% change year-on-year +4.00% -4.31% +16.11%

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 19 April 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
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 19 April 2018.

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 19 April 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 +13 28 £425 +27.82% 11
Wiltshire +18 14 £425 +25.93% 9
Devon +12 14 £421 -26.78% 3
Gloucestershire - 13 £350 - 5
Dorset - 3 £250 - 3
Cornwall - 2 £475 - 1
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 29 (35.80%) Finance
2 25 (30.86%) Information Security
3 23 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (25.93%) CISSP
5 20 (24.69%) ITIL
6 19 (23.46%) Risk Management
7 18 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (22.22%) Management Information System
8 15 (18.52%) Security Cleared
9 12 (14.81%) PCI DSS
9 12 (14.81%) CISM
9 12 (14.81%) SLA
9 12 (14.81%) Project Management
9 12 (14.81%) Windows
10 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Office
10 11 (13.58%) Law
10 11 (13.58%) Information Assurance
10 11 (13.58%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (13.58%) CESG Certified Professional
10 11 (13.58%) Customer Requirements
11 10 (12.35%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (12.35%) Windows 7
11 10 (12.35%) Blackberry
11 10 (12.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 9 (11.11%) iPhone
12 9 (11.11%) Service Desk Management
12 9 (11.11%) Ticket Management
12 9 (11.11%) GDPR
13 8 (9.88%) SC Cleared

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 10 (12.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (4.94%) Confluence
2 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.70%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Elite 3E
1 1 (1.23%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Office 365
2 4 (4.94%) OneDrive
3 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.70%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) Skype
2 3 (3.70%) Intranet
3 2 (2.47%) Extranet
3 2 (2.47%) SAN
3 2 (2.47%) Wireless
4 1 (1.23%) SMS
4 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) EDRMS
1 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.47%) DB2
2 2 (2.47%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Ant
1 4 (4.94%) Artifactory
1 4 (4.94%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.94%) JIRA
1 4 (4.94%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.47%) Introscope
2 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.47%) Maven
General
1 29 (35.80%) Finance
2 11 (13.58%) Law
3 6 (7.41%) Banking
4 4 (4.94%) Publishing
5 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.47%) Interactive Media
6 2 (2.47%) Marketing
7 1 (1.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (37.04%) Analyst
2 11 (13.58%) Delivery Manager
2 11 (13.58%) Security Analyst
3 10 (12.35%) Service Analyst
3 10 (12.35%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (11.11%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (11.11%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (9.88%) Information Analyst
5 8 (9.88%) Information Security Analyst
5 8 (9.88%) Security Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Category Manager
7 5 (6.17%) Content Designer
7 5 (6.17%) Designer
7 5 (6.17%) Risk Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Consultant
8 4 (4.94%) Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) XML
2 4 (4.94%) CSS
2 4 (4.94%) CSS3
2 4 (4.94%) DHTML
2 4 (4.94%) HTML
2 4 (4.94%) HTML5
2 4 (4.94%) Web Services
3 3 (3.70%) SOAP
4 2 (2.47%) EJB
4 2 (2.47%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.47%) J2EE
4 2 (2.47%) JMS
4 2 (2.47%) JSP
4 2 (2.47%) REST
4 2 (2.47%) Spring
5 1 (1.23%) .NET
5 1 (1.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.35%) Blackberry
3 9 (11.11%) iPhone
4 3 (3.70%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.47%) User Experience
6 1 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.81%) Windows
2 10 (12.35%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.47%) Linux
3 2 (2.47%) Unix
3 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.86%) Information Security
2 23 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (24.69%) ITIL
4 19 (23.46%) Risk Management
5 18 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (14.81%) Project Management
7 11 (13.58%) Customer Requirements
7 11 (13.58%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (13.58%) Information Assurance
8 10 (12.35%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (11.11%) Service Desk Management
9 9 (11.11%) Ticket Management
10 7 (8.64%) Information Security Management
10 7 (8.64%) ISMS
10 7 (8.64%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (8.64%) Security Management
10 7 (8.64%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (6.17%) Data Protection
11 5 (6.17%) Internal Audit
11 5 (6.17%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.94%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.70%) C
2 3 (3.70%) SQL
3 2 (2.47%) Java
3 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.23%) C#
4 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (25.93%) CISSP
2 15 (18.52%) Security Cleared
3 12 (14.81%) CISM
4 11 (13.58%) CESG Certified Professional
5 8 (9.88%) SC Cleared
6 6 (7.41%) Degree
7 5 (6.17%) CRISC
8 4 (4.94%) APMP
8 4 (4.94%) ISACA
9 2 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.23%) CISMP
10 1 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.23%) MCDST
10 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.23%) MOS
10 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.81%) PCI DSS
1 12 (14.81%) SLA
2 9 (11.11%) GDPR
3 6 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (6.17%) COBIT
5 4 (4.94%) PMO
6 1 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) vSphere
2 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.47%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (3.70%) Citrix
2 2 (2.47%) AppDynamics
2 2 (2.47%) CA
2 2 (2.47%) Intapp
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle
2 2 (2.47%) SAP
2 2 (2.47%) VMware