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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 108 88 102
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +14
Contract jobs citing Legal 41 36 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.33% 1.50% 1.24%
As % of the General category 4.05% 4.79% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 11
Average daily rate
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£419 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.51% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £330 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £380 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 11
Average hourly rate - £15.88 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-12.32% +10.60%
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
1012 751 1155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 32.74% 31.21% 37.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 390 569
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 72 90
Average hourly rate £21.00 £27.25 £22.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.93% +21.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.01 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.22 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+10.28% -14.55%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Bedfordshire -10 18 £446 +26.59% 4
Hertfordshire - 12 £495 - 7
Essex -26 5 £120 -65.71% 6
Cambridgeshire -5 4 £350 -11.39% 2
Norfolk - - - - 1
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 27 (36.99%) Finance
2 21 (28.77%) Windows
3 17 (23.29%) Project Management
4 15 (20.55%) Risk Management
4 15 (20.55%) E-Commerce
5 14 (19.18%) MS Excel
6 12 (16.44%) PRINCE2
6 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (16.44%) Degree
7 11 (15.07%) IIS
7 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
8 10 (13.70%) SQL
9 9 (12.33%) MS Office
9 9 (12.33%) RUP
9 9 (12.33%) Linux
9 9 (12.33%) Citrix
9 9 (12.33%) Scrum
9 9 (12.33%) QA
9 9 (12.33%) Retail
10 8 (10.96%) Systems Analysis
10 8 (10.96%) Content Management
10 8 (10.96%) Marketing
10 8 (10.96%) PowerShell
10 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (10.96%) SEO
10 8 (10.96%) Active Directory
10 8 (10.96%) ITIL
10 8 (10.96%) Test Planning
11 7 (9.59%) SOA
11 7 (9.59%) Validation

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 11 (15.07%) IIS
2 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.22%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.48%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.11%) Confluence
5 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.74%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.74%) CMS
6 1 (1.37%) SAS
6 1 (1.37%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (19.18%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.33%) MS Office
3 2 (2.74%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) DHCP
1 6 (8.22%) DNS
2 5 (6.85%) FTP
2 5 (6.85%) LAN
3 4 (5.48%) VoIP
4 2 (2.74%) WAN
4 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.37%) VPN
5 1 (1.37%) HTTP
5 1 (1.37%) SAN
5 1 (1.37%) Internet
5 1 (1.37%) Firewall
5 1 (1.37%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.37%) WebFOCUS
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Ant
2 3 (4.11%) TeamCity
2 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.74%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.37%) SoapUI
General
1 27 (36.99%) Finance
2 9 (12.33%) Retail
3 8 (10.96%) Marketing
4 3 (4.11%) Law
5 1 (1.37%) Advertising
5 1 (1.37%) Publishing
5 1 (1.37%) Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (23.29%) Analyst
2 11 (15.07%) Business Analyst
3 7 (9.59%) Project Manager
3 7 (9.59%) Systems Analyst
3 7 (9.59%) Senior Business Analyst
3 7 (9.59%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (8.22%) Developer
4 6 (8.22%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Web Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Web Support Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Senior Manager
6 4 (5.48%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Architect
7 3 (4.11%) Web Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Configuration Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (2.74%) SAP Business Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Information Security Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) ITIL Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) HTML
1 6 (8.22%) .NET
1 6 (8.22%) J2EE
1 6 (8.22%) XML
1 6 (8.22%) XHTML
1 6 (8.22%) Ajax
1 6 (8.22%) CSS
1 6 (8.22%) HTML5
2 5 (6.85%) JSP
3 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.11%) Web Services
4 2 (2.74%) Middleware
5 1 (1.37%) TopLink
5 1 (1.37%) SOAP
5 1 (1.37%) JAX-RS
5 1 (1.37%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.37%) JAX-WS
5 1 (1.37%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Web 2.0
1 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.11%) EPoS
3 2 (2.74%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.74%) FMCG
4 1 (1.37%) User Experience
4 1 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) Clustering
4 1 (1.37%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.77%) Windows
2 9 (12.33%) Linux
3 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.22%) UNIX
4 6 (8.22%) Solaris
5 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) Project Management
2 15 (20.55%) E-Commerce
2 15 (20.55%) Risk Management
3 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.44%) PRINCE2
4 9 (12.33%) RUP
4 9 (12.33%) Scrum
5 8 (10.96%) SEO
5 8 (10.96%) ITIL
5 8 (10.96%) Content Management
5 8 (10.96%) Systems Analysis
5 8 (10.96%) Test Planning
6 7 (9.59%) SOA
6 7 (9.59%) Validation
7 6 (8.22%) Change Management
7 6 (8.22%) Information Security
7 6 (8.22%) OO
8 5 (6.85%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.85%) Data Protection
8 5 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.70%) SQL
2 8 (10.96%) PowerShell
3 6 (8.22%) Java
3 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.11%) C#
4 3 (4.11%) VB
5 1 (1.37%) VBA
5 1 (1.37%) FQL
5 1 (1.37%) C++
5 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) Degree
2 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (5.48%) CISSP
3 4 (5.48%) CISM
4 3 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.11%) ISEB
5 2 (2.74%) CISA
5 2 (2.74%) CRISC
5 2 (2.74%) GIAC
6 1 (1.37%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.37%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.37%) MCITP
6 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.37%) MCSE
6 1 (1.37%) PhD
6 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) QA
2 5 (6.85%) SLA
3 4 (5.48%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (10.96%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.74%) XenApp
3 1 (1.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) SCOM
2 3 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.37%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.33%) Citrix
3 7 (9.59%) FatWire
4 6 (8.22%) IBM
4 6 (8.22%) Oracle
5 3 (4.11%) SAP
5 3 (4.11%) Adobe
6 2 (2.74%) HP
6 2 (2.74%) Cognos
6 2 (2.74%) NetApp
6 2 (2.74%) Wall Street Systems
6 2 (2.74%) VMware
7 1 (1.37%) Teradata
7 1 (1.37%) VocaLink
7 1 (1.37%) Facebook
7 1 (1.37%) Twitter
7 1 (1.37%) Veritas
7 1 (1.37%) Lotus
7 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.37%) Symantec
Bedfordshire
Streamline Connections
Rate: £550 - £5650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £465 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: 5 days ago