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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 121 110 78
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -32
Contract jobs citing Legal 24 38 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.77% 1.21% 1.94%
As % of the General category 2.54% 3.85% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 27
Average daily rate
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£385 £431 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.72% +18.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £476 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 11
Average hourly rate £14.00 £31.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.83% +93.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-39.13% +43.75%
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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
944 987 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.27% 31.46% 32.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 553 354
Average daily rate £400 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 84 66
Average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £16.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +86.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Cambridgeshire -1 9 £325 -7.14% 1
Essex -5 7 £410 -0.60% 1
Bedfordshire +7 4 £394 -10.00%
Hertfordshire -9 3 £200 -56.04% 6
Norfolk - 1 £338 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 26 (38.81%) Finance
2 17 (25.37%) Project Management
3 15 (22.39%) PRINCE2
4 14 (20.90%) ITIL
5 13 (19.40%) Windows
6 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (14.93%) Change Management
7 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (14.93%) Degree
8 9 (13.43%) Migration
8 9 (13.43%) MS Office
8 9 (13.43%) SAP
9 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
9 8 (11.94%) VMware
9 8 (11.94%) Telecoms
10 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
10 7 (10.45%) CRM
10 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
10 7 (10.45%) Information Management
10 7 (10.45%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (10.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (8.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (8.96%) BDD
11 6 (8.96%) User Stories
11 6 (8.96%) Marketing
11 6 (8.96%) TDD
11 6 (8.96%) Banking
11 6 (8.96%) JIRA
11 6 (8.96%) Adobe
11 6 (8.96%) HP

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (8.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.97%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.99%) IIS
3 2 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.49%) JBoss
4 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.49%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) MS Office
2 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
3 5 (7.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (5.97%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Agresso
2 1 (1.49%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.49%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) SaaS
3 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) Internet
2 3 (4.48%) LAN
2 3 (4.48%) WAN
3 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.99%) SAN
3 2 (2.99%) Intranet
3 2 (2.99%) Firewall
4 1 (1.49%) VLAN
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.49%) NAS
4 1 (1.49%) Extranet
4 1 (1.49%) ATM
4 1 (1.49%) VPN
4 1 (1.49%) SSL
4 1 (1.49%) FTP
4 1 (1.49%) SMS
4 1 (1.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) JIRA
2 3 (4.48%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.48%) Ant
2 3 (4.48%) SoapUI
2 3 (4.48%) Maven
3 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.99%) JUnit
3 2 (2.99%) HP UFT
3 2 (2.99%) JMeter
3 2 (2.99%) Subversion
3 2 (2.99%) Selenium
3 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.99%) AccuRev
3 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.99%) Hudson
General
1 26 (38.81%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.96%) Marketing
3 6 (8.96%) Banking
4 5 (7.46%) Law
5 2 (2.99%) Automotive
5 2 (2.99%) Retail
6 1 (1.49%) Billing
6 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (23.88%) Analyst
2 9 (13.43%) Architect
2 9 (13.43%) Project Manager
2 9 (13.43%) Business Analyst
3 4 (5.97%) Applications Specialist
3 4 (5.97%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (4.48%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (4.48%) Technical Architect
4 3 (4.48%) SAP Business Analyst
5 2 (2.99%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (2.99%) Applications Architect
5 2 (2.99%) Procurement Specialist
5 2 (2.99%) Consultant
5 2 (2.99%) Procurement Manager
5 2 (2.99%) Database Specialist
5 2 (2.99%) Programme Manager
5 2 (2.99%) Test Analyst
5 2 (2.99%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) SOAP
2 3 (4.48%) Java SE
2 3 (4.48%) HTML
2 3 (4.48%) J2EE
2 3 (4.48%) Web Services
2 3 (4.48%) XML
2 3 (4.48%) CSS
3 2 (2.99%) REST
3 2 (2.99%) .NET
3 2 (2.99%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.49%) OSGi
4 1 (1.49%) Struts
4 1 (1.49%) JSR 170
4 1 (1.49%) Spring MVC
4 1 (1.49%) jQuery
4 1 (1.49%) JAX-WS
4 1 (1.49%) Ext JS
4 1 (1.49%) JPA
4 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.49%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.48%) PMI
3 3 (4.48%) PKI
4 2 (2.99%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.99%) Social Media
4 2 (2.99%) iPad
4 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.49%) Kindle
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.49%) NHS
5 1 (1.49%) GIS
5 1 (1.49%) Replication
5 1 (1.49%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.40%) Windows
2 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (5.97%) Linux
4 3 (4.48%) Solaris
4 3 (4.48%) Android
4 3 (4.48%) UNIX
5 2 (2.99%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) Project Management
2 15 (22.39%) PRINCE2
3 14 (20.90%) ITIL
4 10 (14.93%) Change Management
4 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (13.43%) Migration
6 7 (10.45%) CRM
6 7 (10.45%) Information Management
6 7 (10.45%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (10.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (8.96%) User Stories
7 6 (8.96%) BDD
7 6 (8.96%) TDD
7 6 (8.96%) B2C
7 6 (8.96%) Scrum
8 5 (7.46%) Service Management
8 5 (7.46%) Data Management
8 5 (7.46%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (7.46%) Data Protection
8 5 (7.46%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.46%) Java
1 5 (7.46%) SQL
2 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.49%) C#
4 1 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.46%) MCSE
3 3 (4.48%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.48%) HND
4 2 (2.99%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.99%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) ACCA
4 2 (2.99%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (2.99%) CIMA
5 1 (1.49%) GIAC
5 1 (1.49%) CEH
5 1 (1.49%) SSCP
5 1 (1.49%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.49%) SLA
3 1 (1.49%) GAAP
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) VMware ESX
2 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.49%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) SCOM
2 2 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.99%) SCCM
3 1 (1.49%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) SAP
2 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.94%) VMware
3 6 (8.96%) Citrix
3 6 (8.96%) Adobe
3 6 (8.96%) HP
4 4 (5.97%) IBM
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle
6 2 (2.99%) Cisco
6 2 (2.99%) Dell
6 2 (2.99%) Symantec
6 2 (2.99%) Metastorm
6 2 (2.99%) Nintex
7 1 (1.49%) Amdocs
7 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.49%) Remedy
7 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint