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 26 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 123 144 160
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +16
Contract jobs citing Legal 873 710 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.70% 1.50% 1.32%
As % of the General category 4.40% 3.58% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 476 337
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £400
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 £380 £368
% change year-on-year
- +3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 45
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.50 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.15 £41.00 £67.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-20.58% +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
19859 19823 20277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.74% 41.88% 42.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12929 12893 12165
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 £273 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 498 515 732
Average hourly rate £22.59 £21.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.54% -14.28%
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 £25.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -14.00%

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 26 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 26 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 26 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 +21 522 £400 -2.43% 107
South East +26 131 £365 -8.75% 33
North West +9 46 £351 -8.96% 24
East of England -2 44 £500 +41.34% 9
East Midlands +28 30 £400 +40.35% 10
West Midlands -1 30 £325 -21.21% 8
Yorkshire -4 28 £396 -0.50% 16
South West -18 25 £413 - 12
North East -23 10 £250 -37.50% 1
Midlands - - - - 1
Legal
UK

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 597 (35.41%) Finance
2 304 (18.03%) Law
3 258 (15.30%) Microsoft
4 250 (14.83%) Project Management
5 245 (14.53%) Windows
6 243 (14.41%) MS Office
7 234 (13.88%) Agile Software Development
8 196 (11.63%) Banking
9 187 (11.09%) MS Excel
10 168 (9.96%) SQL
11 141 (8.36%) Active Directory
12 136 (8.07%) Windows 7
13 128 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
14 124 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
14 124 (7.35%) Degree
15 121 (7.18%) ITIL
16 115 (6.82%) Business Analysis
17 112 (6.64%) Telecoms
18 108 (6.41%) HTML
19 107 (6.35%) Risk Management
20 102 (6.05%) Management Information System
21 101 (5.99%) PRINCE2
22 91 (5.40%) SQL Server
23 90 (5.34%) Migration
23 90 (5.34%) Marketing
24 87 (5.16%) Change Management
25 81 (4.80%) Scrum
26 80 (4.74%) Investment Banking
27 78 (4.63%) CSS
28 77 (4.57%) Retail

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 60 (3.56%) SharePoint
2 53 (3.14%) MS Exchange
3 52 (3.08%) WorkSite
4 33 (1.96%) CMS
5 29 (1.72%) IIS
6 27 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 27 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 19 (1.13%) Lync
8 15 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
9 13 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (0.71%) IBM Notes
10 12 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (0.65%) Moodle
11 11 (0.65%) WebSphere
12 10 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
13 9 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (0.47%) SAS
15 6 (0.36%) TeamSite
15 6 (0.36%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 243 (14.41%) MS Office
2 187 (11.09%) MS Excel
3 67 (3.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 48 (2.85%) MS Visio
5 45 (2.67%) MS Project
6 33 (1.96%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.65%) Adobe Captivate
8 7 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.24%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.12%) FastStats
12 1 (0.059%) MicroStation
12 1 (0.059%) ProjectWise
12 1 (0.059%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.059%) InDesign
12 1 (0.059%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 12 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (0.59%) SAP BPC
3 9 (0.53%) Visualfiles
4 6 (0.36%) Loan IQ
5 5 (0.30%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (0.30%) SAP QM
6 4 (0.24%) SAP HR
6 4 (0.24%) SAP PM
6 4 (0.24%) assyst
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.18%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.18%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.12%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.12%) SAP R/3
8 2 (0.12%) SAP Payroll
8 2 (0.12%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.12%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.12%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.53%) SaaS
1 9 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.47%) Office 365
3 4 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.12%) Taleo
5 1 (0.059%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.059%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.059%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.059%) Force.com
5 1 (0.059%) IaaS
5 1 (0.059%) GitHub
5 1 (0.059%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.059%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.96%) Intranet
2 32 (1.90%) Internet
3 31 (1.84%) Firewall
4 30 (1.78%) SAN
5 29 (1.72%) DNS
5 29 (1.72%) VPN
6 23 (1.36%) TCP/IP
6 23 (1.36%) WAN
7 21 (1.25%) DHCP
8 18 (1.07%) Network Security
9 16 (0.95%) LAN
10 14 (0.83%) VoIP
11 13 (0.77%) FTP
12 12 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
12 12 (0.71%) LTE
13 10 (0.59%) VLAN
14 9 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (0.53%) NAS
15 8 (0.47%) 3G
15 8 (0.47%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (5.40%) SQL Server
2 37 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 30 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (1.01%) Oracle Database
8 16 (0.95%) QlikView
8 16 (0.95%) Relational Database
9 11 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (0.59%) MySQL
10 10 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
11 8 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (0.42%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.36%) SAP BW
13 6 (0.36%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 19 (1.13%) Git (software)
2 18 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (0.53%) Cucumber
4 8 (0.47%) JIRA
4 8 (0.47%) TeamCity
5 7 (0.42%) Selenium
5 7 (0.42%) Maven
5 7 (0.42%) Subversion
6 6 (0.36%) Ant
6 6 (0.36%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.36%) Dreamweaver
7 5 (0.30%) WebDriver
7 5 (0.30%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.24%) JUnit
9 3 (0.18%) Hudson
9 3 (0.18%) NUnit
10 2 (0.12%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.12%) Rational Rose
10 2 (0.12%) Toad
10 2 (0.12%) LoadRunner
General
1 597 (35.41%) Finance
2 304 (18.03%) Law
3 196 (11.63%) Banking
4 112 (6.64%) Telecoms
5 90 (5.34%) Marketing
6 80 (4.74%) Investment Banking
7 77 (4.57%) Retail
8 75 (4.45%) Publishing
9 47 (2.79%) Front Office
10 19 (1.13%) Billing
11 17 (1.01%) Back Office
11 17 (1.01%) Financial Institution
12 16 (0.95%) Local Government
13 14 (0.83%) French Language
14 12 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (0.71%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.59%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.53%) Advertising
17 8 (0.47%) Games
17 8 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 497 (29.48%) Analyst
2 204 (12.10%) Business Analyst
3 196 (11.63%) Project Manager
4 186 (11.03%) Developer
5 85 (5.04%) Service Analyst
6 82 (4.86%) Service Desk Analyst
7 74 (4.39%) Consultant
8 61 (3.62%) Support Analyst
9 52 (3.08%) Designer
10 50 (2.97%) Architect
11 42 (2.49%) Senior Manager
12 38 (2.25%) Trainer
13 33 (1.96%) IT Trainer
13 33 (1.96%) Help Desk Analyst
14 32 (1.90%) Senior Analyst
15 30 (1.78%) Administrator
16 29 (1.72%) Data Analyst
16 29 (1.72%) Programme Manager
17 28 (1.66%) Contracts Manager
17 28 (1.66%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (6.41%) HTML
2 78 (4.63%) CSS
3 73 (4.33%) .NET
4 55 (3.26%) HTML5
5 42 (2.49%) XML
6 34 (2.02%) CSS3
7 32 (1.90%) Web Services
8 31 (1.84%) jQuery
9 27 (1.60%) Django
10 25 (1.48%) ASP.NET
11 22 (1.30%) Middleware
12 20 (1.19%) Ajax
13 17 (1.01%) XSLT
14 15 (0.89%) REST
14 15 (0.89%) XHTML
14 15 (0.89%) SOAP
15 12 (0.71%) .NET Framework
16 10 (0.59%) Flash
16 10 (0.59%) WCF
17 9 (0.53%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 128 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (6.05%) Management Information System
3 62 (3.68%) User Experience
4 55 (3.26%) Blackberry
5 34 (2.02%) E-Learning
6 28 (1.66%) Social Media
6 28 (1.66%) Credit Risk
7 27 (1.60%) Derivative
8 22 (1.30%) NHS
9 17 (1.01%) Computer Science
10 16 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
11 15 (0.89%) Equities
12 14 (0.83%) Freedom of Information
12 14 (0.83%) Reference Data
13 13 (0.77%) Open Source
13 13 (0.77%) Market Risk
13 13 (0.77%) Clustering
14 12 (0.71%) PMI
15 11 (0.65%) CMDB
15 11 (0.65%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 245 (14.53%) Windows
2 136 (8.07%) Windows 7
3 61 (3.62%) Windows XP
4 55 (3.26%) Linux
5 45 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (2.02%) UNIX
7 22 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (1.01%) Solaris
9 11 (0.65%) Windows 8
10 9 (0.53%) Android
11 7 (0.42%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (0.30%) AIX
13 3 (0.18%) CentOS
13 3 (0.18%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.12%) SUSE
14 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.059%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (14.83%) Project Management
2 234 (13.88%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 121 (7.18%) ITIL
5 115 (6.82%) Business Analysis
6 107 (6.35%) Risk Management
7 101 (5.99%) PRINCE2
8 90 (5.34%) Migration
9 87 (5.16%) Change Management
10 81 (4.80%) Scrum
11 75 (4.45%) Service Delivery
12 73 (4.33%) Business Intelligence
13 71 (4.21%) CRM
14 69 (4.09%) User Acceptance Testing
15 68 (4.03%) Document Management
15 68 (4.03%) Information Security
16 61 (3.62%) Continuous Improvement
16 61 (3.62%) E-Commerce
17 53 (3.14%) Workflow
18 51 (3.02%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 168 (9.96%) SQL
2 52 (3.08%) C#
2 52 (3.08%) JavaScript
3 48 (2.85%) Java
4 45 (2.67%) Python
5 25 (1.48%) C
6 22 (1.30%) T-SQL
6 22 (1.30%) PHP
7 18 (1.07%) VBA
8 16 (0.95%) VB
8 16 (0.95%) PowerShell
9 14 (0.83%) Shell Script
10 13 (0.77%) PL/SQL
11 12 (0.71%) VBScript
12 11 (0.65%) XQuery
13 9 (0.53%) VB.NET
14 8 (0.47%) C++
15 5 (0.30%) Perl
15 5 (0.30%) ABAP
16 4 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 124 (7.35%) Degree
2 64 (3.80%) Security Cleared
3 48 (2.85%) CISSP
4 44 (2.61%) SC Cleared
5 34 (2.02%) ISEB
6 30 (1.78%) CISM
7 29 (1.72%) PMI Certification
8 28 (1.66%) MOS
9 26 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 21 (1.25%) PMP
11 18 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (0.89%) CISA
12 15 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (0.83%) GIAC
14 10 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 10 (0.59%) ISTQB
15 9 (0.53%) APMP
15 9 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 9 (0.53%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (2.97%) QA
2 39 (2.31%) SLA
3 23 (1.36%) Dodd-Frank
4 14 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.83%) EMIR
5 13 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.59%) FATCA
7 9 (0.53%) Solvency II
8 7 (0.42%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.30%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.30%) GAAP
10 4 (0.24%) GMP
11 3 (0.18%) CRD IV
11 3 (0.18%) MiFID
11 3 (0.18%) Basel II
11 3 (0.18%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.12%) COBIT
13 1 (0.059%) P3O
13 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 141 (8.36%) Active Directory
2 33 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.89%) XenDesktop
4 10 (0.59%) Terminal Server
5 9 (0.53%) NFS
6 8 (0.47%) XenApp
6 8 (0.47%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (0.30%) vSphere
8 5 (0.30%) XenServer
9 4 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 3 (0.18%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.18%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.18%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.12%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.12%) Xen
11 2 (0.12%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 33 (1.96%) SCCM
2 19 (1.13%) SCOM
3 10 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (0.42%) SCDPM
5 7 (0.42%) SCVMM
5 7 (0.42%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.30%) Puppet
6 5 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.24%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.18%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (0.18%) Control-M
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.12%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.12%) MIMEsweeper
9 2 (0.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 258 (15.30%) Microsoft
2 76 (4.51%) Oracle
3 71 (4.21%) Citrix
4 62 (3.68%) SAP
5 58 (3.44%) VMware
6 49 (2.91%) HP
7 33 (1.96%) Cisco
8 29 (1.72%) IBM
9 28 (1.66%) Adobe
10 25 (1.48%) Business Objects
10 25 (1.48%) Interwoven
11 21 (1.25%) Symantec
12 17 (1.01%) EMC
13 15 (0.89%) McAfee
14 14 (0.83%) Reuters
14 14 (0.83%) CheckPoint
15 13 (0.77%) AppSense
16 12 (0.71%) Lotus
17 11 (0.65%) Cognos
18 10 (0.59%) Informatica
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin Technology
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Boeing
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £600 per day Interim to Permanent Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £50k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Picture More Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Hudson - London
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago