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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 94 85 93
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing Legal 31 36 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.19% 1.48% 1.46%
As % of the General category 2.85% 3.54% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 9
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£323 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.70% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £262 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £622 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-39.13% +43.75%
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
1087 1018 1268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 41.70% 41.94% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 445 502
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 22
Average hourly rate £20.75 £19.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -37.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -8 11 £254 -52.45% 1
Slough -1 4 £248 -36.12%
Maidenhead +3 3 £500 -
Bracknell -9 3 £350 -20.45% 1
Newbury - 2 - - 2
Windsor - 2 £235 -
Legal
South East

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 35 (50.72%) Telecoms
2 27 (39.13%) Finance
3 13 (18.84%) Law
4 11 (15.94%) Marketing
4 11 (15.94%) Degree
4 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (14.49%) Retail
6 9 (13.04%) Project Management
7 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
8 7 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (10.14%) Advertising
9 6 (8.70%) MS Office
10 5 (7.25%) Photoshop
10 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
10 5 (7.25%) Adobe
10 5 (7.25%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (7.25%) Facebook
10 5 (7.25%) Twitter
10 5 (7.25%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (7.25%) Social Network
10 5 (7.25%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
10 5 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (5.80%) Time Management
11 4 (5.80%) Project Planning
11 4 (5.80%) Document Management
11 4 (5.80%) Supplier Management
11 4 (5.80%) Data Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.70%) MS Office
3 5 (7.25%) Photoshop
3 5 (7.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (4.35%) InDesign
4 3 (4.35%) MS Project
5 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) Broadband
1 3 (4.35%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (2.90%) Network Security
3 1 (1.45%) ATM
3 1 (1.45%) Skype
3 1 (1.45%) LAN
3 1 (1.45%) SDH
3 1 (1.45%) WAN
3 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.45%) DNS
3 1 (1.45%) Internet
3 1 (1.45%) OSPF
3 1 (1.45%) BGP
3 1 (1.45%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.45%) Big Data
2 1 (1.45%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) JIRA
1 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
General
1 35 (50.72%) Telecoms
2 27 (39.13%) Finance
3 13 (18.84%) Law
4 11 (15.94%) Marketing
5 10 (14.49%) Retail
6 7 (10.14%) Advertising
7 3 (4.35%) Billing
8 2 (2.90%) French Language
8 2 (2.90%) German Language
8 2 (2.90%) Italian Language
8 2 (2.90%) Spanish Language
8 2 (2.90%) Multimedia
9 1 (1.45%) Games
9 1 (1.45%) Automotive
9 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (1.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (10.14%) Analyst
2 5 (7.25%) Project Manager
2 5 (7.25%) Junior
2 5 (7.25%) Designer
3 4 (5.80%) Architect
3 4 (5.80%) Contracts Manager
4 3 (4.35%) Procurement Manager
4 3 (4.35%) Data Analyst
4 3 (4.35%) Product Manager
4 3 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (4.35%) Consultant
5 2 (2.90%) Developer
5 2 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (2.90%) Senior Manager
5 2 (2.90%) Coordinator
5 2 (2.90%) Business Analyst
5 2 (2.90%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (2.90%) Copywriter
5 2 (2.90%) .NET Developer
5 2 (2.90%) Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) CSS
1 3 (4.35%) HTML
2 2 (2.90%) .NET
3 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.45%) EJB
3 1 (1.45%) Web Services
3 1 (1.45%) XML
3 1 (1.45%) Middleware
3 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.45%) WCF
3 1 (1.45%) jQuery
3 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.45%) HTML5
3 1 (1.45%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.45%) CSS3
3 1 (1.45%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.25%) Social Network
3 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.35%) Social Media
3 3 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.90%) Kindle
4 2 (2.90%) User Experience
4 2 (2.90%) Photography
4 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) IVR
5 1 (1.45%) PMI
5 1 (1.45%) GIS
5 1 (1.45%) Life Science
5 1 (1.45%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.45%) BYOD
5 1 (1.45%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) Windows
2 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.04%) Project Management
2 7 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (7.25%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (7.25%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (5.80%) Project Planning
4 4 (5.80%) Time Management
4 4 (5.80%) Supplier Management
4 4 (5.80%) Data Management
4 4 (5.80%) Document Management
4 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
4 4 (5.80%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.35%) Service Management
5 3 (4.35%) CRM
5 3 (4.35%) Workflow
5 3 (4.35%) Programme Management
5 3 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (4.35%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (1.45%) C++
3 1 (1.45%) C
3 1 (1.45%) SQL
3 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) Degree
2 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) PMP
4 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.45%) ACCA
5 1 (1.45%) CIMA
5 1 (1.45%) CCIE
5 1 (1.45%) CCNP
5 1 (1.45%) CISSP
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.45%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
1 5 (7.25%) Adobe
1 5 (7.25%) Facebook
1 5 (7.25%) Twitter
2 3 (4.35%) Amdocs
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle
2 3 (4.35%) SAP
2 3 (4.35%) Cisco
3 2 (2.90%) Remedy
4 1 (1.45%) Marketo
4 1 (1.45%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.45%) Juniper
4 1 (1.45%) Sage
4 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com