The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 39 46 38
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing Legal 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.84% 0.54% 0.30%
As % of the General category 8.86% 2.27% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£430 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £22.50 £27.48
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -18.12%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

General Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
79 88 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.79% 23.85% 30.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 47 35
Average daily rate £375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £218 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 23
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.84%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) CIMA
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) BPR
4 1 (14.29%) ACCA
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) HND

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Applications Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Database Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Procurement Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Financial Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) BPR
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CIMA
3 1 (14.29%) ACCA
3 1 (14.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) GAAP
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) SAP