The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 84 92 108
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +16
Contract jobs citing Legal 36 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.46% 1.46% 0.90%
As % of the General category 3.49% 2.92% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£440 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -3.03%
Legal
South East

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

General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1031 1267 1532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 41.88% 49.98% 50.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 501 448
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 20
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.70% -8.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £85.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Legal
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
(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
Reading +5 11 £534 +1.66% 3
Slough +4 6 £388 +10.71% 3
Maidenhead - 5 - -
Bracknell +1 4 £440 - 1
Newbury - - - -
Windsor - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - - 1
Legal
South East

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 31 (43.66%) Finance
2 28 (39.44%) Telecoms
3 14 (19.72%) MS Office
3 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
3 14 (19.72%) Project Management
4 13 (18.31%) Marketing
4 13 (18.31%) Degree
5 12 (16.90%) Law
6 8 (11.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
7 7 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.45%) Billing
8 6 (8.45%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (8.45%) GGSN
8 6 (8.45%) SGSN
8 6 (8.45%) Problem Management
9 5 (7.04%) Retail
9 5 (7.04%) CRM
9 5 (7.04%) LAN
9 5 (7.04%) SAP
9 5 (7.04%) ITIL
9 5 (7.04%) Windows
10 4 (5.63%) FTP
10 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
10 4 (5.63%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (5.63%) Migration
10 4 (5.63%) Clustering
10 4 (5.63%) French Language
10 4 (5.63%) Windows 7
10 4 (5.63%) MVNO

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 3 (4.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.41%) CMS
2 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.41%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (19.72%) MS Office
2 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.41%) SAP FI-AA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) GGSN
1 6 (8.45%) SGSN
2 5 (7.04%) LAN
3 4 (5.63%) FTP
3 4 (5.63%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (5.63%) MVNO
4 3 (4.23%) VPN
4 3 (4.23%) SMS
5 2 (2.82%) WAN
5 2 (2.82%) DNS
5 2 (2.82%) HTTP
6 1 (1.41%) FWSM
6 1 (1.41%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.41%) LTE
6 1 (1.41%) Firewall
6 1 (1.41%) IPsec
6 1 (1.41%) VLAN
6 1 (1.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) JIRA
General
1 31 (43.66%) Finance
2 28 (39.44%) Telecoms
3 13 (18.31%) Marketing
4 12 (16.90%) Law
5 6 (8.45%) Billing
6 5 (7.04%) Retail
7 4 (5.63%) French Language
8 2 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (11.27%) Project Manager
2 7 (9.86%) Analyst
3 6 (8.45%) Designer
4 5 (7.04%) Solutions Designer
5 4 (5.63%) Architect
6 3 (4.23%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Design Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Build Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Support Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) Information Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Transition Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Administrator
7 2 (2.82%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (2.82%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) ATL
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.41%) jQuery
3 1 (1.41%) WebCenter
3 1 (1.41%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.41%) XHTML
3 1 (1.41%) HTML
3 1 (1.41%) CSS
3 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) Clustering
2 3 (4.23%) Social Media
2 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.23%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.82%) FMCG
4 1 (1.41%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (1.41%) Blog
4 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.41%) Open Source
4 1 (1.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.72%) Project Management
2 7 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (8.45%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (8.45%) Problem Management
4 5 (7.04%) CRM
4 5 (7.04%) ITIL
5 4 (5.63%) Migration
6 3 (4.23%) User Stories
6 3 (4.23%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (4.23%) Customer Insight
6 3 (4.23%) Creative Marketing
6 3 (4.23%) Performance Management
6 3 (4.23%) Validation
6 3 (4.23%) ITSM
6 3 (4.23%) Data Security
6 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.23%) Service Management
6 3 (4.23%) Project Planning
6 3 (4.23%) Strategic Management
6 3 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) HND
2 2 (2.82%) PMP
2 2 (2.82%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) CIMA
3 1 (1.41%) CIPD
3 1 (1.41%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) GMP
1 2 (2.82%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.41%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.23%) NFS
3 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) SCCM
1 1 (1.41%) SCOM
1 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.41%) Netcool
1 1 (1.41%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 5 (7.04%) SAP
4 3 (4.23%) MobileIron
4 3 (4.23%) Amdocs
4 3 (4.23%) VMware
4 3 (4.23%) HP
4 3 (4.23%) IBM
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle
5 2 (2.82%) Cisco
6 1 (1.41%) F5
6 1 (1.41%) BT
6 1 (1.41%) Huawei
6 1 (1.41%) Juniper
6 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.41%) Remedy
6 1 (1.41%) Adobe
Slough, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Volt
Rate: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Austen Smythe and Associates
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago