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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 107 77 101
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +24
Contract jobs citing Legal 42 44 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.36% 1.88% 1.31%
As % of the General category 4.17% 5.93% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 15
Average daily rate
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£438 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £325 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £380 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 8
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -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
1006 742 1144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 32.64% 31.63% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 358 582
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 68 87
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -49.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £12.01 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -27.19%

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 18 September 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
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 18 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 16 £440 +24.82% 1
Hertfordshire - 14 £455 - 6
Essex -18 8 £413 +16.19% 3
Cambridgeshire +2 4 £350 -6.66%
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 28 (41.79%) Finance
2 23 (34.33%) Windows
3 15 (22.39%) Project Management
4 12 (17.91%) Risk Management
4 12 (17.91%) MS Excel
5 11 (16.42%) SQL
5 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
5 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (14.93%) Degree
6 10 (14.93%) Scrum
6 10 (14.93%) E-Commerce
6 10 (14.93%) RUP
6 10 (14.93%) Linux
6 10 (14.93%) PRINCE2
7 9 (13.43%) IIS
7 9 (13.43%) Content Management
7 9 (13.43%) QA
8 8 (11.94%) PowerShell
8 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (11.94%) Systems Analysis
8 8 (11.94%) FatWire
8 8 (11.94%) MS Office
8 8 (11.94%) Active Directory
8 8 (11.94%) Validation
8 8 (11.94%) Citrix
8 8 (11.94%) Test Planning
9 7 (10.45%) Relational Database
9 7 (10.45%) Change Management
9 7 (10.45%) IBM
9 7 (10.45%) SOA

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 9 (13.43%) IIS
2 7 (10.45%) WebSphere
3 6 (8.96%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.48%) Confluence
5 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.99%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.49%) CMS
6 1 (1.49%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (17.91%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.94%) MS Office
3 2 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) LAN
1 6 (8.96%) DHCP
1 6 (8.96%) DNS
2 5 (7.46%) FTP
3 3 (4.48%) WAN
4 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.99%) VoIP
5 1 (1.49%) HTTP
5 1 (1.49%) SAN
5 1 (1.49%) Internet
5 1 (1.49%) Firewall
5 1 (1.49%) NAS
5 1 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.49%) WebFOCUS
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Ant
2 3 (4.48%) TeamCity
2 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (41.79%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Retail
2 6 (8.96%) Marketing
3 3 (4.48%) Law
4 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.99%) Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Local Government
5 1 (1.49%) Advertising
5 1 (1.49%) Publishing
5 1 (1.49%) French Language
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Analyst
2 11 (16.42%) Business Analyst
3 8 (11.94%) Project Manager
3 8 (11.94%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (10.45%) Developer
4 7 (10.45%) Systems Analyst
4 7 (10.45%) Senior Business Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Web Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Web Support Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Change Manager
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (2.99%) Security Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Technical Support
8 2 (2.99%) Service Manager
8 2 (2.99%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) HTML
1 7 (10.45%) J2EE
1 7 (10.45%) XML
1 7 (10.45%) XHTML
1 7 (10.45%) Ajax
1 7 (10.45%) CSS
1 7 (10.45%) HTML5
2 6 (8.96%) JSP
2 6 (8.96%) .NET
3 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.99%) Middleware
4 2 (2.99%) Web Services
5 1 (1.49%) TopLink
5 1 (1.49%) SOAP
5 1 (1.49%) JAX-RS
5 1 (1.49%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.49%) JAX-WS
5 1 (1.49%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Web 2.0
2 3 (4.48%) EPoS
3 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.99%) FMCG
3 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.49%) MPEG
4 1 (1.49%) User Experience
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Clustering
4 1 (1.49%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.49%) NHS
4 1 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.49%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 23 (34.33%) Windows
2 10 (14.93%) Linux
3 7 (10.45%) Solaris
3 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (10.45%) UNIX
4 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.99%) Android
6 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) Project Management
2 12 (17.91%) Risk Management
3 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (14.93%) Scrum
4 10 (14.93%) PRINCE2
4 10 (14.93%) RUP
4 10 (14.93%) E-Commerce
5 9 (13.43%) Content Management
6 8 (11.94%) Validation
6 8 (11.94%) Systems Analysis
6 8 (11.94%) Test Planning
7 7 (10.45%) OO
7 7 (10.45%) SOA
7 7 (10.45%) Change Management
8 6 (8.96%) SEO
9 5 (7.46%) ITIL
9 5 (7.46%) RAD
9 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
9 5 (7.46%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (7.46%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.42%) SQL
2 8 (11.94%) PowerShell
3 7 (10.45%) Java
3 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.48%) C#
4 3 (4.48%) VB
5 1 (1.49%) VBA
5 1 (1.49%) FQL
5 1 (1.49%) C++
5 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.99%) CISM
4 2 (2.99%) ISEB
4 2 (2.99%) CISSP
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.49%) MCSE
5 1 (1.49%) PhD
5 1 (1.49%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.49%) MCITP
5 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.49%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.43%) QA
2 6 (8.96%) SLA
3 4 (5.97%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (11.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.99%) XenApp
3 1 (1.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.49%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) SCOM
2 3 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.94%) Citrix
2 8 (11.94%) FatWire
3 7 (10.45%) IBM
4 5 (7.46%) Oracle
5 2 (2.99%) SAP
5 2 (2.99%) Cognos
5 2 (2.99%) Adobe
5 2 (2.99%) NetApp
5 2 (2.99%) Wall Street Systems
6 1 (1.49%) VocaLink
6 1 (1.49%) Facebook
6 1 (1.49%) Twitter
6 1 (1.49%) Veritas
6 1 (1.49%) Lotus
6 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.49%) Apple
6 1 (1.49%) HP
6 1 (1.49%) Juniper
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco
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