The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 83 63 75
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +12
Contract jobs citing Legal 11 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.80% 1.59% 0.55%
As % of the General category 1.77% 3.49% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 6
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£388 £350 £261
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +33.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-40.21% +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 Buckinghamshire region.

General Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
622 545 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 45.47% 45.72% 35.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 277 185
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 16
Average hourly rate £40.52 £12.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+237.66% -71.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £10.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Legal
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Milton Keynes -12 5 £406 +17.75% 3
Amersham +3 2 - -
Legal
South East

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
3 7 (25.93%) Law
4 6 (22.22%) Firewall
4 6 (22.22%) CISSP
4 6 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (22.22%) GIAC
4 6 (22.22%) Information Security
4 6 (22.22%) Supplier Management
4 6 (22.22%) Security Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Security Architecture
4 6 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (22.22%) Patch Management
4 6 (22.22%) Security Patching
5 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (14.81%) OWASP
6 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
6 4 (14.81%) Cyber Security
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Retail
7 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
8 2 (7.41%) Identity Management
8 2 (7.41%) ETL
8 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.41%) SQL
8 2 (7.41%) T-SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (3.70%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.70%) PowerCenter
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
3 7 (25.93%) Law
4 3 (11.11%) Retail
5 1 (3.70%) Marketing
5 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Procurement Manager
1 7 (25.93%) IT Procurement Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Security Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Security Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Contracts Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.70%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Commercial Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Informatica Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
1 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) CMDB
3 1 (3.70%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Information Security
1 6 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (22.22%) Supplier Management
1 6 (22.22%) Security Testing
1 6 (22.22%) Security Architecture
1 6 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
1 6 (22.22%) Patch Management
1 6 (22.22%) Security Patching
2 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
3 4 (14.81%) Cyber Security
3 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (14.81%) OWASP
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.41%) Identity Management
5 2 (7.41%) ETL
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
1 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) CISSP
1 6 (22.22%) GIAC
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle
1 1 (3.70%) SAP
1 1 (3.70%) Informatica
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy