The 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 29 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 79 99 105
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +6
Contract jobs citing Legal 45 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.77% 1.08% 0.90%
As % of the General category 5.80% 3.49% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 8
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£500 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £249 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £413 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+26.47% +3.03%
Legal
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
776 717 851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.59% 30.96% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 358 450
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £549 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 69 65
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

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 29 January 2015.

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
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 29 January 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
Bedfordshire +3 17 £500 +42.85% 3
Essex +11 13 £380 -5.00% 2
Hertfordshire +8 10 £538 +34.37% 3
Suffolk -3 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 4
Legal
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 30 (34.48%) E-Commerce
2 26 (29.89%) Finance
3 23 (26.44%) Windows
4 22 (25.29%) Project Management
5 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (18.39%) Microsoft
7 13 (14.94%) PRINCE2
8 12 (13.79%) Linux
8 12 (13.79%) IIS
9 11 (12.64%) Active Directory
9 11 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (11.49%) SQL
10 10 (11.49%) PowerShell
10 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (10.34%) ITIL
11 9 (10.34%) SOA
12 8 (9.20%) MS Excel
12 8 (9.20%) Solaris
12 8 (9.20%) Oracle
12 8 (9.20%) Quality Management
12 8 (9.20%) Service Delivery
12 8 (9.20%) SCOM
12 8 (9.20%) CMS
12 8 (9.20%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (9.20%) Degree
13 7 (8.05%) Marketing
13 7 (8.05%) Retail
13 7 (8.05%) Change Management
13 7 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (8.05%) Middleware

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 12 (13.79%) IIS
2 8 (9.20%) CMS
3 5 (5.75%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.75%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.45%) Confluence
4 3 (3.45%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.30%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.15%) CICS
6 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.15%) SAS
6 1 (1.15%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 8 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.90%) MS Office
3 2 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) DHCP
1 7 (8.05%) FTP
1 7 (8.05%) DNS
2 4 (4.60%) VoIP
3 2 (2.30%) LAN
3 2 (2.30%) WAN
3 2 (2.30%) SAN
3 2 (2.30%) Network Security
4 1 (1.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.75%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.30%) MS Access
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) TeamCity
1 3 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.45%) Ant
2 1 (1.15%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
General
1 26 (29.89%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Marketing
2 7 (8.05%) Retail
3 2 (2.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.15%) French Language
4 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.15%) Law
4 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (19.54%) Project Manager
2 16 (18.39%) Analyst
3 13 (14.94%) Architect
4 8 (9.20%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (8.05%) Web Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 6 (6.90%) Developer
6 6 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (4.60%) Senior Manager
8 3 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Web Manager
8 3 (3.45%) Web Architect
8 3 (3.45%) Web Support Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.30%) Commercial Development Manager
9 2 (2.30%) Service Transition Manager
9 2 (2.30%) Capacity Management Analyst
9 2 (2.30%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.05%) Middleware
2 5 (5.75%) Ajax
2 5 (5.75%) HTML5
2 5 (5.75%) J2EE
2 5 (5.75%) HTML
2 5 (5.75%) Web Services
2 5 (5.75%) XML
2 5 (5.75%) CSS
2 5 (5.75%) XHTML
3 4 (4.60%) JSP
3 4 (4.60%) .NET
4 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.45%) SOAP
5 2 (2.30%) Flash
5 2 (2.30%) REST
6 1 (1.15%) TopLink
6 1 (1.15%) ISPF
6 1 (1.15%) SAP PI
6 1 (1.15%) JAX-WS
6 1 (1.15%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.75%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.30%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.30%) AS400
3 2 (2.30%) CMDB
3 2 (2.30%) FMCG
3 2 (2.30%) iSeries
3 2 (2.30%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.15%) PKI
4 1 (1.15%) iPad
4 1 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.15%) EPoS
4 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.44%) Windows
2 12 (13.79%) Linux
3 8 (9.20%) Solaris
4 7 (8.05%) UNIX
5 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.30%) AIX
6 2 (2.30%) HPUX
7 1 (1.15%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.48%) E-Commerce
2 22 (25.29%) Project Management
3 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (14.94%) PRINCE2
5 9 (10.34%) ITIL
5 9 (10.34%) SOA
6 8 (9.20%) Quality Management
6 8 (9.20%) Service Delivery
6 8 (9.20%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (8.05%) Change Management
7 7 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (8.05%) Database Security
8 6 (6.90%) Analytics
8 6 (6.90%) Migration
8 6 (6.90%) Risk Management
8 6 (6.90%) SEO
8 6 (6.90%) Scrum
9 5 (5.75%) Content Management
9 5 (5.75%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (5.75%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.49%) SQL
1 10 (11.49%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.75%) C#
2 5 (5.75%) Java
2 5 (5.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.45%) VB
4 1 (1.15%) JCL
4 1 (1.15%) VBA
4 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) Degree
2 7 (8.05%) ISEB
3 5 (5.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.45%) CRISC
5 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.45%) CISSP
6 2 (2.30%) CISA
6 2 (2.30%) CISM
6 2 (2.30%) GIAC
7 1 (1.15%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.15%) PCI QSA
7 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) SLA
2 2 (2.30%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (12.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.30%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (9.20%) SCOM
2 3 (3.45%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.30%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.15%) Puppet
4 1 (1.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (18.39%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.20%) Oracle
3 7 (8.05%) Citrix
4 5 (5.75%) IBM
4 5 (5.75%) BMC
5 4 (4.60%) Adobe
5 4 (4.60%) SAP
5 4 (4.60%) FatWire
6 3 (3.45%) F5
6 3 (3.45%) HP
6 3 (3.45%) EMC
6 3 (3.45%) Cisco
7 2 (2.30%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.30%) Wall Street Systems
7 2 (2.30%) Cognos
7 2 (2.30%) NetApp
8 1 (1.15%) VMware
8 1 (1.15%) Tableau
8 1 (1.15%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.15%) Metastorm
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