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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 93 108 96
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Contract jobs citing Legal 35 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.40% 0.98% 0.90%
As % of the General category 4.83% 3.02% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 8
Average daily rate
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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 £135 £293 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £418 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £14.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+60.34% -12.12%
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
725 860 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.98% 32.49% 33.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 457 368
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 68 57
Average hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £34.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.66% -14.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +6 16 £500 +42.85% 1
Essex +14 10 £135 -65.82%
Hertfordshire +7 5 £588 +46.87% 6
Suffolk +2 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -2 1 - - 2
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 25 (31.25%) E-Commerce
1 25 (31.25%) Finance
2 19 (23.75%) Project Management
3 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (21.25%) Windows
5 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 13 (16.25%) ITIL
7 11 (13.75%) PRINCE2
7 11 (13.75%) Linux
7 11 (13.75%) Active Directory
8 10 (12.50%) SOA
8 10 (12.50%) Oracle
8 10 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (11.25%) SQL
9 9 (11.25%) Middleware
9 9 (11.25%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (10.00%) CMS
10 8 (10.00%) Quality Management
10 8 (10.00%) Service Delivery
10 8 (10.00%) MS Office
10 8 (10.00%) Solaris
10 8 (10.00%) Citrix
11 7 (8.75%) UNIX
11 7 (8.75%) Change Management
11 7 (8.75%) ISEB
11 7 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (7.50%) Migration
12 6 (7.50%) IIS
12 6 (7.50%) BMC

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 8 (10.00%) CMS
2 6 (7.50%) IIS
3 5 (6.25%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.25%) SAS
7 1 (1.25%) CICS
7 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Office
2 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) DHCP
1 4 (5.00%) FTP
1 4 (5.00%) DNS
2 2 (2.50%) SAN
2 2 (2.50%) Network Security
2 2 (2.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.50%) MS Access
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Ant
2 1 (1.25%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.25%) Maven
2 1 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
General
1 25 (31.25%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Retail
3 4 (5.00%) Marketing
3 4 (5.00%) French Language
4 3 (3.75%) Banking
5 2 (2.50%) Law
6 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (23.75%) Analyst
2 17 (21.25%) Project Manager
3 15 (18.75%) Architect
4 9 (11.25%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (7.50%) Service Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Senior Manager
8 4 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (5.00%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Web Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Transition Manager
9 3 (3.75%) Web Manager
9 3 (3.75%) Web Architect
10 2 (2.50%) Integration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.25%) Middleware
2 5 (6.25%) Web Services
3 4 (5.00%) XML
3 4 (5.00%) XHTML
3 4 (5.00%) Ajax
3 4 (5.00%) HTML
3 4 (5.00%) J2EE
3 4 (5.00%) CSS
3 4 (5.00%) JSP
3 4 (5.00%) HTML5
4 2 (2.50%) REST
4 2 (2.50%) SOAP
4 2 (2.50%) Flash
5 1 (1.25%) JMS
5 1 (1.25%) ISPF
5 1 (1.25%) Java EE
5 1 (1.25%) SAP PI
5 1 (1.25%) RESTful
5 1 (1.25%) Struts2
5 1 (1.25%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.50%) AS400
3 2 (2.50%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.50%) Web 2.0
3 2 (2.50%) CMDB
3 2 (2.50%) iSeries
4 1 (1.25%) Open Source
4 1 (1.25%) iPad
4 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.25%) Clustering
4 1 (1.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.25%) Windows
2 11 (13.75%) Linux
3 8 (10.00%) Solaris
4 7 (8.75%) UNIX
5 4 (5.00%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.50%) AIX
6 2 (2.50%) HPUX
7 1 (1.25%) Android
7 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.25%) E-Commerce
2 19 (23.75%) Project Management
3 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (16.25%) ITIL
5 11 (13.75%) PRINCE2
6 10 (12.50%) SOA
7 9 (11.25%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (10.00%) Quality Management
8 8 (10.00%) Service Delivery
9 7 (8.75%) Change Management
9 7 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (7.50%) Migration
10 6 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (6.25%) SEO
11 5 (6.25%) Scrum
11 5 (6.25%) Resource Management
11 5 (6.25%) Matrix Management
11 5 (6.25%) Data Protection
11 5 (6.25%) Change Control
11 5 (6.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.25%) SQL
2 5 (6.25%) Java
2 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.50%) C#
5 1 (1.25%) C++
5 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.25%) VBScript
5 1 (1.25%) JCL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.75%) ISEB
2 5 (6.25%) Degree
3 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.75%) CISSP
4 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.75%) CRISC
5 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.50%) CISA
5 2 (2.50%) CISM
5 2 (2.50%) GIAC
6 1 (1.25%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.25%) CIMA
6 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.25%) ACCA
6 1 (1.25%) PCI QSA
6 1 (1.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.25%) VCP4
6 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) GAAP
2 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (13.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) SCOM
2 4 (5.00%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (2.50%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.50%) Oracle
3 8 (10.00%) Citrix
4 6 (7.50%) BMC
5 5 (6.25%) SAP
6 4 (5.00%) Cisco
6 4 (5.00%) IBM
6 4 (5.00%) FatWire
6 4 (5.00%) EMC
6 4 (5.00%) F5
7 3 (3.75%) Adobe
7 3 (3.75%) HP
8 2 (2.50%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.50%) NetApp
8 2 (2.50%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.25%) Nintex
9 1 (1.25%) Symantec
9 1 (1.25%) McAfee
9 1 (1.25%) Metastorm
9 1 (1.25%) Tableau
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