The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the East of England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 108 80 105
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +25
Contract jobs citing Legal 35 45 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.16% 1.89% 1.29%
As % of the General category 3.78% 5.91% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 17
Average daily rate
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£443 £355 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.64% -6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £325 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 8
Average hourly rate £31.00 £16.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.75% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £33.00 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+93.75% -5.88%
General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
925 761 1072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.56% 31.99% 35.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 335 561
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 72 86
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.01 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.73 £41.00 £41.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
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England

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Legal
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Legal Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Legal
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
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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
Hertfordshire +4 12 £440 -2.22% 3
Essex -7 12 £423 +15.75%
Bedfordshire -19 7 £478 +25.65% 3
Cambridgeshire -12 4 £400 +23.07% 2
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 25 (45.45%) Finance
2 15 (27.27%) Windows
3 11 (20.00%) SQL
3 11 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 9 (16.36%) Project Management
4 9 (16.36%) Linux
4 9 (16.36%) RUP
4 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
5 8 (14.55%) PRINCE2
5 8 (14.55%) MS Office
5 8 (14.55%) Service Delivery
5 8 (14.55%) FatWire
5 8 (14.55%) Scrum
5 8 (14.55%) Content Management
5 8 (14.55%) QA
6 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.73%) Systems Analysis
6 7 (12.73%) Validation
6 7 (12.73%) OO
6 7 (12.73%) Java
6 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
7 6 (10.91%) IBM
7 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
7 6 (10.91%) XHTML
7 6 (10.91%) SOA
7 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
7 6 (10.91%) HTML
7 6 (10.91%) J2EE
7 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
7 6 (10.91%) Ant

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (10.91%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.64%) IIS
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.82%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.82%) CMS
5 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.55%) MS Office
3 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) LAN
2 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.64%) DHCP
3 2 (3.64%) DNS
4 1 (1.82%) NAS
4 1 (1.82%) SAN
4 1 (1.82%) Firewall
4 1 (1.82%) WAN
4 1 (1.82%) FTP
4 1 (1.82%) HTTP
4 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
1 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.82%) WebFOCUS
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Ant
2 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
General
1 25 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Law
2 4 (7.27%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Marketing
3 3 (5.45%) Retail
3 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.64%) Publishing
5 1 (1.82%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.82%) Local Government
5 1 (1.82%) French Language
5 1 (1.82%) Billing
5 1 (1.82%) Front Office
5 1 (1.82%) Back Office
5 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Analyst
2 10 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Project Manager
4 6 (10.91%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Senior Business Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Support
7 2 (3.64%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Coordinator
7 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.64%) SAP Business Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) XHTML
1 6 (10.91%) HTML
1 6 (10.91%) J2EE
1 6 (10.91%) CSS
1 6 (10.91%) JSP
1 6 (10.91%) XML
1 6 (10.91%) Ajax
1 6 (10.91%) HTML5
2 4 (7.27%) .NET
3 2 (3.64%) Middleware
4 1 (1.82%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.82%) WCF
4 1 (1.82%) WPF
4 1 (1.82%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.82%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Web 2.0
2 4 (7.27%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.64%) EPoS
4 1 (1.82%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.82%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (1.82%) NHS
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) Windows
2 9 (16.36%) Linux
3 6 (10.91%) UNIX
3 6 (10.91%) Solaris
4 4 (7.27%) Android
4 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 9 (16.36%) Project Management
2 9 (16.36%) RUP
3 8 (14.55%) PRINCE2
3 8 (14.55%) Service Delivery
3 8 (14.55%) Scrum
3 8 (14.55%) Content Management
4 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.73%) Systems Analysis
4 7 (12.73%) Validation
4 7 (12.73%) OO
5 6 (10.91%) SOA
5 6 (10.91%) ITIL
6 5 (9.09%) Change Management
6 5 (9.09%) SEO
6 5 (9.09%) RAD
7 4 (7.27%) Information Security
7 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.45%) Data Protection
8 3 (5.45%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) SQL
2 7 (12.73%) Java
3 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.27%) C
5 2 (3.64%) C++
6 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.82%) FQL
6 1 (1.82%) Delphi
6 1 (1.82%) C#
6 1 (1.82%) PHP
6 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.64%) ISEB
4 2 (3.64%) CISM
4 2 (3.64%) CISSP
5 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) APMP
5 1 (1.82%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.82%) MCITP
5 1 (1.82%) ACCA
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.82%) CIMA
5 1 (1.82%) HNC
5 1 (1.82%) HND
5 1 (1.82%) PhD
5 1 (1.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) QA
2 5 (9.09%) SLA
3 3 (5.45%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) XenApp
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) SCOM
1 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) FatWire
2 6 (10.91%) IBM
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Citrix
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle
4 3 (5.45%) Apple
4 3 (5.45%) SAP
5 2 (3.64%) NetApp
6 1 (1.82%) Facebook
6 1 (1.82%) Twitter
6 1 (1.82%) VocaLink
6 1 (1.82%) Teradata
6 1 (1.82%) VMware
6 1 (1.82%) Veritas
6 1 (1.82%) Lotus
6 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.82%) Juniper
6 1 (1.82%) Vignette
6 1 (1.82%) HP
6 1 (1.82%) Adobe
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