Period
to 7 April 2020

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 7 April 2020 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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 164 167 113
Rank change year-on-year +3 -54 +63
Contract jobs citing Legal 31 65 81
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West 0.64% 1.03% 1.56%
As % of the General category 2.12% 2.88% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 32 49
Median daily rate £500 £419 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.40% -0.53% +20.29%
10th Percentile £363 £266 £250
90th Percentile £613 £500 £515
England median daily rate £457 £450 £445
% change year-on-year +1.50% +1.12% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
Median hourly rate - £15.45 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.32% -
England median hourly rate £25.68 £17.50 £18.79
% change year-on-year +46.74% -6.87% +1.57%

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 1,462 2,259 1,981
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.99% 35.93% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 914 1,490 1,280
Median daily rate £463 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £221 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 118 76
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +31.58% -22.45%
10th Percentile £13.90 £11.85 £12.47
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £46.88
Median hourly rate £24.50 £23.00 £22.42
% change year-on-year +6.52% +2.59% +4.28%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Legal as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Legal in the South West.

Daily rate trend for Legal in the South West

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Legal in the South West over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Legal in the South West

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Legal in the South West.

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 7 April 2020. 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 13 £400 -5.88% 44
Wiltshire +11 10 £566 +41.44% 5
Gloucestershire +14 5 £550 +69.23% 13
Devon -5 2 £384 - 7
Somerset +5 1 - - 15
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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 9 (29.03%) Finance
1 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) Degree
3 6 (19.35%) C
3 6 (19.35%) Big Data
3 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (16.13%) Project Management
4 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (16.13%) DV Cleared
4 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) Atlassian
5 4 (12.90%) Change Management
5 4 (12.90%) SQL
5 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (12.90%) ITIL
5 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
5 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.90%) GDPR
6 3 (9.68%) Coaching
6 3 (9.68%) Decision-Making
6 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineering
6 3 (9.68%) PQQ
6 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (9.68%) Project Governance
6 3 (9.68%) Change Control
6 3 (9.68%) V-Model
6 3 (9.68%) CentOS
6 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
6 3 (9.68%) PowerShell

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 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) Confluence
2 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) iTrent
1 1 (3.23%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
1 1 (3.23%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Azure
1 1 (3.23%) GitHub
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
1 1 (3.23%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) DHCP
1 2 (6.45%) DNS
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
1 2 (6.45%) IPsec
1 2 (6.45%) Network Security
2 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.23%) SMTP
2 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Big Data
2 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Ignite
4 1 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.23%) EDRMS
4 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.23%) HBase
4 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.23%) Power BI
4 1 (3.23%) QlikView
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
1 2 (6.45%) Robot Framework
1 2 (6.45%) TestRail
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Law
2 2 (6.45%) Public Sector
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Project Manager
2 4 (12.90%) Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Change Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Data Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) .NET Core
1 1 (3.23%) Itk
1 1 (3.23%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) PKI
3 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.23%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.23%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (3.23%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) CentOS
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
1 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) DC/OS
2 1 (3.23%) Fedora
2 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (16.13%) Project Management
1 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (12.90%) Change Management
2 4 (12.90%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) Change Control
3 3 (9.68%) Coaching
3 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
3 3 (9.68%) Decision-Making
3 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
3 3 (9.68%) PQQ
3 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
3 3 (9.68%) Project Governance
3 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineering
3 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
3 3 (9.68%) V-Model
3 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
4 2 (6.45%) Contract Negotiation
4 2 (6.45%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) C
2 4 (12.90%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
3 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.68%) Python
4 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.45%) PHP
5 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) Degree
3 5 (16.13%) DV Cleared
4 3 (9.68%) CCNA
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.23%) APMP
6 1 (3.23%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) CISSP
6 1 (3.23%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (3.23%) GIAC
6 1 (3.23%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (3.23%) Master's Degree
6 1 (3.23%) MBA
6 1 (3.23%) MCITP
6 1 (3.23%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (3.23%) SANS
6 1 (3.23%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) GDPR
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
3 1 (3.23%) HL7
3 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (3.23%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (6.45%) vSphere
3 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) Docker
3 1 (3.23%) HDFS
3 1 (3.23%) NFS
3 1 (3.23%) Samba
3 1 (3.23%) VirtualBox
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Xen
3 1 (3.23%) XenApp
3 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP ALM
1 2 (6.45%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.23%) Ansible
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Brooklyn
2 1 (3.23%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (3.23%) Marathon
2 1 (3.23%) Mesos
2 1 (3.23%) Nagios
2 1 (3.23%) OpenNMS
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) vCenter Server
2 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Atlassian
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.45%) Cloudera
3 2 (6.45%) Hortonworks
3 2 (6.45%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) Dell
4 1 (3.23%) EMC
4 1 (3.23%) Google
4 1 (3.23%) MapR
4 1 (3.23%) NetApp
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) Snow
4 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.23%) Sparx
4 1 (3.23%) VMware