The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 124 146 150
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +4
Contract jobs citing Legal 895 720 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.72% 1.51% 1.33%
As % of the General category 4.42% 3.62% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 477 340
Average daily rate
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£398 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £385 £365
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 45
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.50 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £41.00 £67.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.17 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-10.77% +3.03%
Legal
UK

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

General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20238 19906 20211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.80% 41.86% 43.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13087 12906 12158
Average daily rate £438 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 493 513 700
Average hourly rate £23.38 £20.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.02% -16.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Legal across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in England

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Legal across the England region.

Legal Daily Rate Trend in England

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in England

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Legal across the England region.

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in England

Legal
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Legal Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Legal
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
London +20 536 £400 -1.23% 113
South East +28 133 £372 -7.06% 35
North West +12 50 £350 -10.82% 22
East of England -6 46 £500 +39.86% 19
East Midlands +27 30 £400 +40.35% 12
South West -14 30 £413 +13.79% 18
Yorkshire -1 27 £388 -3.00% 17
West Midlands -5 26 £325 -21.21% 11
North East -26 10 £250 -36.70% 1
Midlands - - - - 2
Legal
UK

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 617 (35.87%) Finance
2 305 (17.73%) Law
3 265 (15.41%) Microsoft
4 259 (15.06%) Project Management
5 247 (14.36%) Windows
6 245 (14.24%) MS Office
7 241 (14.01%) Agile Software Development
8 202 (11.74%) Banking
9 186 (10.81%) MS Excel
10 166 (9.65%) SQL
11 141 (8.20%) Active Directory
12 139 (8.08%) Windows 7
13 132 (7.67%) Degree
14 129 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
15 127 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
16 124 (7.21%) ITIL
17 114 (6.63%) Business Analysis
18 113 (6.57%) Telecoms
19 111 (6.45%) HTML
20 109 (6.34%) Risk Management
21 108 (6.28%) PRINCE2
22 103 (5.99%) Management Information System
23 96 (5.58%) Marketing
24 92 (5.35%) Migration
25 91 (5.29%) SQL Server
26 87 (5.06%) Change Management
27 86 (5.00%) Scrum
28 83 (4.83%) Investment Banking
29 80 (4.65%) Retail
30 79 (4.59%) CSS

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 62 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 54 (3.14%) MS Exchange
3 52 (3.02%) WorkSite
4 35 (2.03%) CMS
5 30 (1.74%) IIS
6 28 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 27 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 19 (1.10%) Lync
9 16 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
10 14 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
10 14 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
11 12 (0.70%) IBM Notes
12 11 (0.64%) Moodle
12 11 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
13 10 (0.58%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
15 8 (0.47%) SAS
16 6 (0.35%) TeamSite
16 6 (0.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 245 (14.24%) MS Office
2 186 (10.81%) MS Excel
3 65 (3.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 49 (2.85%) MS Project
5 48 (2.79%) MS Visio
6 33 (1.92%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.64%) Adobe Captivate
8 7 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.23%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.12%) FastStats
12 1 (0.058%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.058%) MicroStation
12 1 (0.058%) ProjectWise
12 1 (0.058%) InDesign
12 1 (0.058%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.058%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 12 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.58%) SAP BPC
4 8 (0.47%) Visualfiles
5 7 (0.41%) SAP QM
6 6 (0.35%) Loan IQ
7 5 (0.29%) SAP PM
7 5 (0.29%) Oracle iProcurement
8 4 (0.23%) assyst
8 4 (0.23%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.17%) SAP MM
9 3 (0.17%) SAP HR
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.17%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
10 2 (0.12%) Eikon
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.12%) SiteCatalyst
10 2 (0.12%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.58%) SaaS
2 9 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.47%) Office 365
4 4 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.12%) Taleo
6 1 (0.058%) Force.com
6 1 (0.058%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.058%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.058%) IaaS
6 1 (0.058%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.058%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.058%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.92%) Intranet
1 33 (1.92%) Internet
2 32 (1.86%) SAN
3 30 (1.74%) Firewall
4 29 (1.69%) VPN
4 29 (1.69%) DNS
5 23 (1.34%) TCP/IP
6 22 (1.28%) WAN
7 21 (1.22%) DHCP
8 18 (1.05%) Network Security
9 17 (0.99%) LAN
10 14 (0.81%) VoIP
11 13 (0.76%) FTP
12 12 (0.70%) LTE
12 12 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
13 10 (0.58%) VLAN
14 9 (0.52%) NAS
14 9 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (0.47%) 4G
15 8 (0.47%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (5.29%) SQL Server
2 40 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 32 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (0.99%) Oracle Database
8 16 (0.93%) Relational Database
8 16 (0.93%) QlikView
9 12 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
10 11 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (0.58%) MySQL
11 10 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (0.47%) Data Mining
12 8 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (0.35%) SAP BW
13 6 (0.35%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (1.05%) Git (software)
1 18 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (0.52%) TeamCity
3 8 (0.47%) Cucumber
4 7 (0.41%) Subversion
4 7 (0.41%) Selenium
5 6 (0.35%) JIRA
5 6 (0.35%) Maven
5 6 (0.35%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.35%) Ant
5 6 (0.35%) Dreamweaver
6 5 (0.29%) Eclipse
6 5 (0.29%) WebDriver
7 4 (0.23%) JUnit
8 3 (0.17%) NUnit
8 3 (0.17%) FitNesse
8 3 (0.17%) Hudson
9 2 (0.12%) Grunt
9 2 (0.12%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.12%) QUnit
General
1 617 (35.87%) Finance
2 305 (17.73%) Law
3 202 (11.74%) Banking
4 113 (6.57%) Telecoms
5 96 (5.58%) Marketing
6 83 (4.83%) Investment Banking
7 80 (4.65%) Retail
8 77 (4.48%) Publishing
9 47 (2.73%) Front Office
10 18 (1.05%) Back Office
10 18 (1.05%) Billing
11 17 (0.99%) Financial Institution
12 16 (0.93%) Local Government
13 14 (0.81%) French Language
13 14 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (0.70%) Manufacturing
15 11 (0.64%) Retail Banking
16 10 (0.58%) Advertising
17 8 (0.47%) Games
17 8 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 496 (28.84%) Analyst
2 204 (11.86%) Business Analyst
3 198 (11.51%) Project Manager
4 190 (11.05%) Developer
5 85 (4.94%) Service Analyst
6 82 (4.77%) Service Desk Analyst
7 76 (4.42%) Consultant
8 63 (3.66%) Support Analyst
9 53 (3.08%) Designer
10 49 (2.85%) Architect
11 41 (2.38%) Senior Manager
12 38 (2.21%) Trainer
13 33 (1.92%) IT Trainer
13 33 (1.92%) Senior Analyst
14 32 (1.86%) Programme Manager
14 32 (1.86%) Help Desk Analyst
14 32 (1.86%) Administrator
15 29 (1.69%) Data Analyst
15 29 (1.69%) Contracts Manager
16 27 (1.57%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (6.45%) HTML
2 79 (4.59%) CSS
3 75 (4.36%) .NET
4 55 (3.20%) HTML5
5 43 (2.50%) XML
6 34 (1.98%) CSS3
7 32 (1.86%) Web Services
7 32 (1.86%) jQuery
8 27 (1.57%) Django
9 26 (1.51%) ASP.NET
10 22 (1.28%) Middleware
11 21 (1.22%) Ajax
12 17 (0.99%) XSLT
13 15 (0.87%) XHTML
14 14 (0.81%) SOAP
14 14 (0.81%) REST
15 13 (0.76%) .NET Framework
16 11 (0.64%) WCF
17 10 (0.58%) Flash
17 10 (0.58%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 129 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (5.99%) Management Information System
3 63 (3.66%) User Experience
4 54 (3.14%) Blackberry
5 34 (1.98%) E-Learning
6 29 (1.69%) Social Media
7 28 (1.63%) Credit Risk
8 25 (1.45%) Derivative
9 22 (1.28%) NHS
10 17 (0.99%) Computer Science
11 16 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
12 15 (0.87%) PMI
12 15 (0.87%) Equities
13 14 (0.81%) Freedom of Information
13 14 (0.81%) Reference Data
14 13 (0.76%) Market Risk
14 13 (0.76%) Clustering
15 12 (0.70%) Open Source
16 11 (0.64%) Mobile App
16 11 (0.64%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 247 (14.36%) Windows
2 139 (8.08%) Windows 7
3 62 (3.60%) Windows XP
4 56 (3.26%) Linux
5 44 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (2.03%) UNIX
7 23 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (0.99%) Solaris
8 17 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.58%) Windows 8
10 9 (0.52%) Apple iOS
10 9 (0.52%) Android
11 5 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.23%) AIX
13 3 (0.17%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.17%) CentOS
14 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.12%) SUSE
15 1 (0.058%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (15.06%) Project Management
2 241 (14.01%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 124 (7.21%) ITIL
5 114 (6.63%) Business Analysis
6 109 (6.34%) Risk Management
7 108 (6.28%) PRINCE2
8 92 (5.35%) Migration
9 87 (5.06%) Change Management
10 86 (5.00%) Scrum
11 76 (4.42%) Business Intelligence
12 74 (4.30%) Service Delivery
13 71 (4.13%) Document Management
13 71 (4.13%) CRM
14 69 (4.01%) Information Security
15 68 (3.95%) User Acceptance Testing
16 61 (3.55%) E-Commerce
16 61 (3.55%) Continuous Improvement
17 56 (3.26%) Workflow
18 53 (3.08%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 166 (9.65%) SQL
2 53 (3.08%) C#
2 53 (3.08%) JavaScript
3 45 (2.62%) Java
3 45 (2.62%) Python
4 27 (1.57%) C
5 23 (1.34%) T-SQL
6 22 (1.28%) PHP
7 16 (0.93%) VBA
7 16 (0.93%) PowerShell
8 15 (0.87%) Shell Script
8 15 (0.87%) VB
9 14 (0.81%) PL/SQL
10 12 (0.70%) VBScript
11 11 (0.64%) XQuery
12 10 (0.58%) C++
13 9 (0.52%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.29%) ABAP
14 5 (0.29%) Perl
15 4 (0.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 132 (7.67%) Degree
2 64 (3.72%) Security Cleared
3 48 (2.79%) CISSP
4 44 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 32 (1.86%) ISEB
5 32 (1.86%) PMI Certification
6 30 (1.74%) CISM
7 28 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 28 (1.63%) MOS
8 24 (1.40%) PMP
9 17 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (0.87%) CISA
12 14 (0.81%) GIAC
13 11 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 9 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 9 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (0.52%) CCNA
15 8 (0.47%) MCSE
15 8 (0.47%) CNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (2.97%) QA
2 39 (2.27%) SLA
3 21 (1.22%) Dodd-Frank
4 14 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.70%) EMIR
7 10 (0.58%) FATCA
8 9 (0.52%) Solvency II
9 7 (0.41%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.29%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.29%) GAAP
10 5 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.23%) GMP
12 3 (0.17%) Basel II
12 3 (0.17%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.17%) MiFID
12 3 (0.17%) CRD IV
13 2 (0.12%) COBIT
14 1 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 1 (0.058%) P3O
System Software
1 141 (8.20%) Active Directory
2 34 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.87%) XenDesktop
4 10 (0.58%) Terminal Server
4 10 (0.58%) NFS
5 8 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.47%) XenApp
6 7 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 6 (0.35%) vSphere
8 5 (0.29%) XenServer
9 4 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.17%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.17%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 3 (0.17%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.12%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.12%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.12%) Xen
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 33 (1.92%) SCCM
2 19 (1.10%) SCOM
3 9 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (0.41%) Tivoli
5 7 (0.41%) SCVMM
5 7 (0.41%) SCDPM
6 5 (0.29%) Puppet
6 5 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.23%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (0.17%) Control-M
8 3 (0.17%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.12%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 265 (15.41%) Microsoft
2 76 (4.42%) Oracle
3 69 (4.01%) Citrix
4 63 (3.66%) SAP
5 58 (3.37%) VMware
6 48 (2.79%) HP
7 32 (1.86%) Cisco
8 28 (1.63%) IBM
8 28 (1.63%) Adobe
9 26 (1.51%) Business Objects
10 25 (1.45%) Interwoven
11 22 (1.28%) Symantec
12 17 (0.99%) EMC
13 15 (0.87%) McAfee
14 14 (0.81%) CheckPoint
15 13 (0.76%) Reuters
15 13 (0.76%) AppSense
16 12 (0.70%) Lotus
17 11 (0.64%) NetApp
18 10 (0.58%) Amdocs
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £600 per day Interim to Permanent Salary
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £50k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spring Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Rate: £10 - £16 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £525 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £396 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 to £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + negotiable on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Streamline Connections
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
SSE
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago