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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 19 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing Legal 18 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.52% 4.11% 1.84%
As % of the General category 21.43% 12.03% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 5
Average daily rate £594 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £19.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+143.58% +27.86%
Legal
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
84 133 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 25.77% 34.19% 35.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 115 68
Average daily rate £475 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £365 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £584 £599
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £13.80 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+226.08% -49.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £13.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.55 £13.80 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £26.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.93%

Legal
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

Legal
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

Legal
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 13 February 2016.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Legal
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

Legal
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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 6 £625 +38.88% 3
Bedford - 2 £438 -
Legal
East of England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 13 (52.00%) Information Security
2 10 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 9 (36.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (28.00%) Network Security
4 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
4 7 (28.00%) Cryptography
5 6 (24.00%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (20.00%) Security Architecture
7 4 (16.00%) Client/Server
7 4 (16.00%) ERP
7 4 (16.00%) SAP
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.00%) SAP HANA
7 4 (16.00%) SAP ERP
7 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.00%) People Management
8 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Security Management
8 3 (12.00%) Finance
8 3 (12.00%) Aerospace
8 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
8 3 (12.00%) Migration
9 2 (8.00%) Web Dynpro
9 2 (8.00%) Scrum

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (4.00%) ResourceLink
2 1 (4.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) Network Security
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SAP HANA
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) Lumira
4 1 (4.00%) OLAP
4 1 (4.00%) SAP BW
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (12.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
1 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Local Government
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Architect
2 7 (28.00%) Information Architect
2 7 (28.00%) Information Security Architect
2 7 (28.00%) Security Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Architect
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Technical Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (8.00%) Messaging Architect
5 2 (8.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) SAP PP Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Support
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (8.00%) BAPI
1 2 (8.00%) SAP Fiori
1 2 (8.00%) SAP Smart Forms
1 2 (8.00%) SAPUI5
1 2 (8.00%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (4.00%) REST
2 1 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Cryptography
1 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (8.00%) User Experience
5 1 (4.00%) CMDB
5 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Information Security
2 9 (36.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (24.00%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.00%) ERP
5 4 (16.00%) People Management
6 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (12.00%) Migration
6 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Security Management
7 2 (8.00%) Change Management
7 2 (8.00%) Document Management
7 2 (8.00%) Information Security Management
7 2 (8.00%) Logistics
7 2 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (8.00%) Scrum
7 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) ABAP
1 2 (8.00%) C#
1 2 (8.00%) SAPscript
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) PCI QSA
3 1 (4.00%) CCA
3 1 (4.00%) CISSP
3 1 (4.00%) CSSLP
3 1 (4.00%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.00%) ISO27002
3 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (16.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco
2 1 (4.00%) Citrix
2 1 (4.00%) Cognos
2 1 (4.00%) NGA Human Resources
2 1 (4.00%) Northgate
2 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (4.00%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (4.00%) VMware