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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 136 142 139
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Legal 793 711 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.61% 1.48% 1.53%
As % of the General category 4.15% 3.80% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 440 382
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £396 £338
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 26
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.81 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.52% -20.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £39.65 £53.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.31 £27.48
% change year-on-year
+1.06% -33.38%
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
19088 18732 18269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.80% 39.05% 43.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12243 12033 11324
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 477 536 622
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.64 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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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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 +14 461 £400 +1.26% 163
South East +8 131 £340 -3.81% 34
East of England +26 43 £463 -4.63% 11
Yorkshire +6 43 £365 -8.75% 30
North West -9 43 £325 -18.75% 45
South West +12 30 £395 +8.21% 7
West Midlands -35 17 £380 +25.61% 7
East Midlands -11 13 £425 -5.55% 8
North East -6 7 £425 +112.50% 1
Midlands - 1 £400 -
Legal
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 609 (40.74%) Finance
2 257 (17.19%) Project Management
3 256 (17.12%) Law
4 238 (15.92%) Banking
5 222 (14.85%) Microsoft
6 203 (13.58%) Windows
7 188 (12.58%) MS Excel
8 184 (12.31%) MS Office
9 170 (11.37%) Agile Software Development
10 168 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 154 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
12 142 (9.50%) PRINCE2
13 141 (9.43%) SQL
14 139 (9.30%) ITIL
15 136 (9.10%) Degree
16 120 (8.03%) Telecoms
17 117 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
18 107 (7.16%) Windows 7
19 96 (6.42%) Business Analysis
20 94 (6.29%) SQL Server
21 89 (5.95%) Retail
22 88 (5.89%) Active Directory
23 86 (5.75%) Marketing
24 85 (5.69%) MS PowerPoint
25 83 (5.55%) Risk Management
26 79 (5.28%) Change Management
27 78 (5.22%) Investment Banking
28 77 (5.15%) .NET
29 75 (5.02%) MS Visio
30 69 (4.62%) SAP

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 66 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 39 (2.61%) WorkSite
3 30 (2.01%) MS Exchange
4 19 (1.27%) IIS
5 18 (1.20%) Lync
6 16 (1.07%) CMS
6 16 (1.07%) Drupal
7 14 (0.94%) WebSphere
8 13 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 12 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (0.47%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.40%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.33%) JBoss
12 5 (0.33%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.27%) Apache
Applications
1 188 (12.58%) MS Excel
2 184 (12.31%) MS Office
3 85 (5.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 75 (5.02%) MS Visio
5 44 (2.94%) MS Project
6 14 (0.94%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
7 6 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.27%) InDesign
9 1 (0.067%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.067%) SPSS
9 1 (0.067%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.067%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (0.94%) SAP FI
2 13 (0.87%) SAP CO
2 13 (0.87%) SAP FI/CO
3 8 (0.54%) SAP BPC
4 7 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.40%) SAP WM
6 5 (0.33%) Sentinel
6 5 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.27%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.27%) thinkFolio
7 4 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.20%) HFM
8 3 (0.20%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle AGIS
9 2 (0.13%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.47%) Office 365
2 7 (0.47%) SaaS
3 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.13%) PaaS
4 2 (0.13%) GitHub
4 2 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.13%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.13%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.067%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.067%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.067%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.067%) IaaS
5 1 (0.067%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.067%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.14%) Internet
2 22 (1.47%) Firewall
3 17 (1.14%) DNS
4 16 (1.07%) TCP/IP
5 15 (1.00%) WAN
5 15 (1.00%) DHCP
6 13 (0.87%) SAN
6 13 (0.87%) LAN
7 12 (0.80%) VPN
8 11 (0.74%) Intranet
9 9 (0.60%) Network Security
10 7 (0.47%) HTTP
11 6 (0.40%) Wireless
12 5 (0.33%) FTP
12 5 (0.33%) SMS
12 5 (0.33%) WebEx
13 4 (0.27%) Unified Communications
13 4 (0.27%) Extranet
13 4 (0.27%) Broadband
13 4 (0.27%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (6.29%) SQL Server
2 43 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 41 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
4 39 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 25 (1.67%) Relational Database
7 23 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 21 (1.40%) QlikView
9 17 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (0.87%) MongoDB
11 12 (0.80%) Oracle Database
11 12 (0.80%) Big Data
11 12 (0.80%) RDBMS
11 12 (0.80%) IDOL
12 11 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (0.74%) SAP BW
12 11 (0.74%) MySQL
12 11 (0.74%) NoSQL
13 10 (0.67%) Spotfire
14 9 (0.60%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 20 (1.34%) JIRA
2 14 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (0.80%) JUnit
3 12 (0.80%) Subversion
4 10 (0.67%) Cucumber
4 10 (0.67%) Visual Studio
4 10 (0.67%) Maven
5 8 (0.54%) Selenium
6 7 (0.47%) Git (software)
7 6 (0.40%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.40%) Ant
8 5 (0.33%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.33%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.33%) MSI
9 4 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.20%) ReSharper
10 3 (0.20%) AdminStudio
10 3 (0.20%) JMeter
10 3 (0.20%) PVCS
10 3 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 609 (40.74%) Finance
2 256 (17.12%) Law
3 238 (15.92%) Banking
4 120 (8.03%) Telecoms
5 89 (5.95%) Retail
6 86 (5.75%) Marketing
7 78 (5.22%) Investment Banking
8 37 (2.47%) Front Office
9 36 (2.41%) Publishing
10 29 (1.94%) Billing
11 27 (1.81%) Retail Banking
11 27 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
12 21 (1.40%) Local Government
13 15 (1.00%) Advertising
14 14 (0.94%) French Language
15 13 (0.87%) Manufacturing
16 10 (0.67%) Financial Institution
17 8 (0.54%) Back Office
18 7 (0.47%) Games
19 5 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 426 (28.49%) Analyst
2 227 (15.18%) Project Manager
3 181 (12.11%) Business Analyst
4 153 (10.23%) Developer
5 74 (4.95%) Architect
6 67 (4.48%) Consultant
7 55 (3.68%) Support Analyst
7 55 (3.68%) Service Analyst
8 53 (3.55%) Service Desk Analyst
9 37 (2.47%) Senior Manager
10 33 (2.21%) .NET Developer
11 32 (2.14%) Business Manager
11 32 (2.14%) Data Analyst
12 30 (2.01%) Senior Analyst
13 27 (1.81%) Senior Project Manager
13 27 (1.81%) Web Developer
14 26 (1.74%) Coordinator
15 25 (1.67%) Trainer
15 25 (1.67%) Solutions Architect
16 24 (1.61%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (5.15%) .NET
2 67 (4.48%) HTML
3 40 (2.68%) CSS
4 33 (2.21%) XML
5 27 (1.81%) ASP.NET
6 23 (1.54%) .NET Framework
7 22 (1.47%) jQuery
8 19 (1.27%) Middleware
9 17 (1.14%) Web Services
9 17 (1.14%) HTML5
9 17 (1.14%) REST
10 14 (0.94%) XSLT
11 13 (0.87%) SOAP
11 13 (0.87%) AngularJS
12 12 (0.80%) J2EE
12 12 (0.80%) Ajax
13 11 (0.74%) CSS3
13 11 (0.74%) Entity Framework
14 10 (0.67%) JSP
15 9 (0.60%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 154 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 52 (3.48%) Blackberry
4 38 (2.54%) User Experience
5 33 (2.21%) Visualisation
6 25 (1.67%) Open Source
7 22 (1.47%) E-Learning
8 20 (1.34%) Computer Science
9 19 (1.27%) PMI
10 17 (1.14%) Social Media
11 16 (1.07%) Derivative
12 14 (0.94%) Statistics
13 13 (0.87%) Clustering
13 13 (0.87%) Mobile App
14 12 (0.80%) Freedom of Information
15 11 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
15 11 (0.74%) Fixed Income
16 10 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
16 10 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 9 (0.60%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 203 (13.58%) Windows
2 107 (7.16%) Windows 7
3 46 (3.08%) Linux
4 39 (2.61%) UNIX
5 37 (2.47%) Windows XP
6 32 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (1.74%) Android
7 26 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (1.00%) Windows 8
9 15 (1.00%) Apple iOS
10 11 (0.74%) Solaris
11 6 (0.40%) Windows Vista
12 5 (0.33%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.20%) SUSE
14 3 (0.20%) AIX
15 2 (0.13%) HPUX
15 2 (0.13%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (17.19%) Project Management
2 170 (11.37%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 142 (9.50%) PRINCE2
5 139 (9.30%) ITIL
6 117 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
7 96 (6.42%) Business Analysis
8 83 (5.55%) Risk Management
9 79 (5.28%) Change Management
10 68 (4.55%) Information Security
11 59 (3.95%) Migration
12 58 (3.88%) Continuous Improvement
13 57 (3.81%) User Acceptance Testing
14 55 (3.68%) Service Management
15 54 (3.61%) Service Delivery
16 51 (3.41%) CRM
16 51 (3.41%) Analytics
17 50 (3.34%) Data Analysis
18 49 (3.28%) Scrum
19 47 (3.14%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 141 (9.43%) SQL
2 65 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 63 (4.21%) Java
4 42 (2.81%) C#
5 23 (1.54%) Python
6 20 (1.34%) C
7 18 (1.20%) T-SQL
8 16 (1.07%) PowerShell
9 13 (0.87%) VB
9 13 (0.87%) VB.NET
9 13 (0.87%) VBA
10 11 (0.74%) Perl
10 11 (0.74%) C++
11 8 (0.54%) XQuery
12 7 (0.47%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.40%) R
14 5 (0.33%) PHP
14 5 (0.33%) Apex Code
15 4 (0.27%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.20%) VB6
Qualifications
1 136 (9.10%) Degree
2 67 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 41 (2.74%) SC Cleared
4 37 (2.47%) PMI Certification
5 34 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (2.01%) CISSP
7 29 (1.94%) ISEB
8 26 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 25 (1.67%) PMP
10 21 (1.40%) CISM
11 20 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 18 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (1.14%) MOS
14 16 (1.07%) MCSE
15 13 (0.87%) MCITP
15 13 (0.87%) APMP
16 12 (0.80%) ISTQB
17 11 (0.74%) CCNA
18 10 (0.67%) CISA
18 10 (0.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (2.54%) QA
2 35 (2.34%) SLA
3 24 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.00%) Data Quality
5 14 (0.94%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.67%) COBIT
8 9 (0.60%) Solvency II
9 7 (0.47%) P3O
9 7 (0.47%) EMIR
10 6 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
11 5 (0.33%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.20%) COSO
12 3 (0.20%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.20%) GxP
12 3 (0.20%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.20%) FATCA
13 2 (0.13%) CRD IV
13 2 (0.13%) Basel II
13 2 (0.13%) GAAP
System Software
1 88 (5.89%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.67%) NFS
3 10 (0.67%) VMware ESX
3 10 (0.67%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.54%) vSphere
5 6 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (0.33%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.27%) XenApp
8 3 (0.20%) Snort
8 3 (0.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (0.13%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.13%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.067%) XenServer
10 1 (0.067%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.067%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.067%) HDFS
10 1 (0.067%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.067%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 21 (1.40%) SCCM
2 10 (0.67%) SCOM
3 9 (0.60%) Control-M
4 8 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.40%) Puppet
5 6 (0.40%) Data Guard
6 5 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
6 5 (0.33%) AirWatch
6 5 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.27%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.20%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.20%) Kibana
8 3 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.13%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.13%) OpenView
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.067%) Nessus
Vendors
1 222 (14.85%) Microsoft
2 69 (4.62%) SAP
3 56 (3.75%) Oracle
4 54 (3.61%) Citrix
5 34 (2.27%) HP
6 32 (2.14%) VMware
7 31 (2.07%) Adobe
8 21 (1.40%) Cisco
9 18 (1.20%) IBM
10 17 (1.14%) Tableau
11 14 (0.94%) Business Objects
12 13 (0.87%) Symantec
13 11 (0.74%) TIBCO
14 10 (0.67%) Progress
14 10 (0.67%) Juniper
14 10 (0.67%) Amdocs
15 9 (0.60%) Red Hat
15 9 (0.60%) Websense
15 9 (0.60%) Remedy
15 9 (0.60%) MobileIron
City, London
Resourcing People Ltd.
Rate: From £33,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, Yorkshire
Yoh
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
The Resourcing Hub
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Advantage XPO
Rate: £115 - £116 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Premier IT
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ramsgate, Kent
Fusion Experience
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
PCR
Rate: £340 - £395 per day + extensions
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £270 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £600 - 650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago