The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 35 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Legal 16 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.33% 3.61% 4.53%
As % of the General category 8.60% 11.36% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 12
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£440 £353 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.82% +1.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £330 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £380 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -3.03%
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East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

General Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
186 88 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 38.75% 31.77% 35.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 41 77
Average daily rate £443 £353 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.53% -7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £262 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £568 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 5
Average hourly rate £34.00 £12.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+172.00% -51.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.01 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.43 £42.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Legal across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Legal across the Bedfordshire region.

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 5 £363 -
Dunstable - - - -
Legal
East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Legal also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Legal.

1 9 (47.37%) IIS
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
1 9 (47.37%) E-Commerce
2 8 (42.11%) PowerShell
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) DHCP
4 6 (31.58%) DNS
4 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
4 6 (31.58%) Finance
5 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
5 5 (26.32%) Project Management
5 5 (26.32%) FTP
5 5 (26.32%) SLA
5 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
5 5 (26.32%) Database Security
5 5 (26.32%) SCOM
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (21.05%) Change Management
7 3 (15.79%) Retail
7 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
7 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
7 3 (15.79%) C#
7 3 (15.79%) VB
7 3 (15.79%) .NET
7 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (15.79%) EPoS
7 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (15.79%) TeamCity

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Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Legal also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Legal. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (47.37%) IIS
2 3 (15.79%) Confluence
3 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
3 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) DHCP
1 6 (31.58%) DNS
2 5 (26.32%) FTP
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) TeamCity
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Web Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Web Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Configuration Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Business Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Release Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Junior
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Software Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) EPoS
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) E-Commerce
2 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
2 5 (26.32%) Project Management
2 5 (26.32%) Database Security
3 4 (21.05%) Change Management
4 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Validation
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCITP
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) SCOM
2 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Juniper
2 1 (5.26%) Veritas
2 1 (5.26%) Lotus
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
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