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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 98 85 78
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs citing Legal 39 43 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.33% 1.53% 1.56%
As % of the General category 3.24% 3.36% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 5
Average daily rate
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£388 £354 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.54% +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £455 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £21.75 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -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
1204 1281 1149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 40.98% 45.64% 49.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 604 393
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 42 50
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.12 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £27.20 £33.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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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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 -2 15 £625 +197.61% 4
Slough +2 8 £335 +24.07% 1
Windsor - 3 £363 -
Newbury -8 2 £253 -43.92% 2
Bracknell +5 1 £425 +56.10% 1
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Legal
South East

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 42 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 41 (45.56%) Finance
3 17 (18.89%) Project Management
4 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (13.33%) Law
6 11 (12.22%) Billing
7 10 (11.11%) Degree
8 9 (10.00%) Data Protection
9 8 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (8.89%) Migration
10 7 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (7.78%) SAP
10 7 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (6.67%) TOGAF
11 6 (6.67%) 4G
11 6 (6.67%) PRINCE2
11 6 (6.67%) MS Excel
11 6 (6.67%) SharePoint
11 6 (6.67%) 3G
11 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (5.56%) Validation
12 5 (5.56%) Amdocs
12 5 (5.56%) NFS
12 5 (5.56%) MS Visio
12 5 (5.56%) MS Office
12 5 (5.56%) LTE
12 5 (5.56%) Line Management
12 5 (5.56%) Supplier Management
12 5 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
12 5 (5.56%) Retail

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 6 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.33%) Lync
3 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.11%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (5.56%) MS Office
3 2 (2.22%) MS Project
4 1 (1.11%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.11%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.11%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) 3G
1 6 (6.67%) 4G
2 5 (5.56%) LTE
3 3 (3.33%) RANAP
3 3 (3.33%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (3.33%) VoLTE
3 3 (3.33%) DNS
4 2 (2.22%) Wireless
5 1 (1.11%) IPv6
5 1 (1.11%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (1.11%) ATM
5 1 (1.11%) Broadband
5 1 (1.11%) GSM
5 1 (1.11%) SDH
5 1 (1.11%) UMTS
5 1 (1.11%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.11%) SNA
5 1 (1.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) JIRA
1 1 (1.11%) Selenium
1 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.11%) QUnit
1 1 (1.11%) Jasmine
1 1 (1.11%) Grunt
General
1 42 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 41 (45.56%) Finance
3 12 (13.33%) Law
4 11 (12.22%) Billing
5 5 (5.56%) Retail
5 5 (5.56%) Marketing
6 3 (3.33%) German Language
7 2 (2.22%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.11%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.11%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.11%) Advertising
8 1 (1.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (11.11%) Analyst
2 8 (8.89%) Architect
3 7 (7.78%) Project Manager
4 6 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 6 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (5.56%) Contracts Manager
6 4 (4.44%) Data Manager
6 4 (4.44%) Data Protection Manager
6 4 (4.44%) Coordinator
6 4 (4.44%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.44%) Administrator
6 4 (4.44%) Systems Architect
6 4 (4.44%) Business Architect
7 3 (3.33%) Design Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Data Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Consultant
7 3 (3.33%) Commercial Manager
7 3 (3.33%) Developer
7 3 (3.33%) Domain Architect
7 3 (3.33%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) Web Services
2 2 (2.22%) HTML
2 2 (2.22%) CSS
3 1 (1.11%) EJB
3 1 (1.11%) XML
3 1 (1.11%) Middleware
3 1 (1.11%) jQuery
3 1 (1.11%) HTML5
3 1 (1.11%) CSS3
3 1 (1.11%) Backbone.js
3 1 (1.11%) Sass
3 1 (1.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.33%) GIS
3 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.33%) DataPower
4 2 (2.22%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.22%) Open Source
4 2 (2.22%) Video on Demand
4 2 (2.22%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.22%) Kindle
4 2 (2.22%) NHS
5 1 (1.11%) DTV
5 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.11%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.11%) Replication
5 1 (1.11%) IVR
5 1 (1.11%) Economics
5 1 (1.11%) IPTV
5 1 (1.11%) Photography
5 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.11%) Windows
1 1 (1.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.89%) Project Management
2 9 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 8 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (8.89%) Migration
4 7 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (6.67%) TOGAF
5 6 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (5.56%) Validation
6 5 (5.56%) Line Management
6 5 (5.56%) Supplier Management
7 4 (4.44%) Document Management
7 4 (4.44%) Capacity Management
7 4 (4.44%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.44%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.44%) Process Management
7 4 (4.44%) ITIL
7 4 (4.44%) ETL
8 3 (3.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.22%) SQL
3 1 (1.11%) JCL
3 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.11%) C#
3 1 (1.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (3.33%) ISEB
2 3 (3.33%) PMP
2 3 (3.33%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) CRISC
4 1 (1.11%) CISSP
4 1 (1.11%) CISA
4 1 (1.11%) CISM
4 1 (1.11%) MBA
4 1 (1.11%) GIAC
4 1 (1.11%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.11%) CFA
4 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) QA
2 3 (3.33%) SLA
3 2 (2.22%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.11%) ISO 14001
4 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (5.56%) NFS
2 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Tivoli NetView
1 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (7.78%) SAP
2 5 (5.56%) Amdocs
3 4 (4.44%) Ericsson
3 4 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.33%) IBM
4 3 (3.33%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 3 (3.33%) Ab Initio
5 2 (2.22%) Huawei
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle
5 2 (2.22%) HP
6 1 (1.11%) EMC
6 1 (1.11%) BMC
6 1 (1.11%) Adobe
6 1 (1.11%) Twitter
6 1 (1.11%) Informatica
6 1 (1.11%) ESRI
6 1 (1.11%) BT
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