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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 171 147 155
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +8
Contract jobs citing Legal 718 815 733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.48% 1.60% 1.50%
As % of the General category 4.05% 4.10% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 565 458
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £396
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 18
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -25.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.70 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.57 £26.50 £39.31
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.88 £14.25 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-30.70% -38.04%
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
17716 19872 18965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.40% 39.08% 38.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12067 13074 12189
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 487 538
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.61 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.16%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Legal as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -18 411 £443 +7.27% 148
South East -4 124 £389 +11.07% 29
Yorkshire +24 45 £366 +7.50% 35
West Midlands -1 35 £330 -5.71% 14
North East -30 28 £250 -34.21% 3
North West -38 28 £350 +9.37% 18
East of England +2 21 £450 +5.88% 8
East Midlands +6 15 £450 +5.88% 5
South West -16 7 £375 -7.40% 9
Legal
UK

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Legal.

1 646 (40.45%) Finance
2 299 (18.72%) Law
3 289 (18.10%) Project Management
4 233 (14.59%) Agile Software Development
5 212 (13.27%) Microsoft
6 210 (13.15%) Windows
7 177 (11.08%) MS Office
8 171 (10.71%) Banking
9 169 (10.58%) ITIL
10 158 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 147 (9.20%) Degree
12 139 (8.70%) SQL
13 128 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
14 125 (7.83%) Active Directory
14 125 (7.83%) Information Security
15 122 (7.64%) PRINCE2
16 111 (6.95%) MS Excel
16 111 (6.95%) Business Analysis
17 109 (6.83%) SQL Server
17 109 (6.83%) Risk Management
18 107 (6.70%) Windows 7
19 104 (6.51%) Management Information System
20 100 (6.26%) Change Management
21 95 (5.95%) Security Cleared
22 90 (5.64%) Document Management
22 90 (5.64%) Telecoms
23 88 (5.51%) Citrix
24 87 (5.45%) Data Protection
25 77 (4.82%) Service Management
26 74 (4.63%) Blackberry

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 56 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 50 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 47 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 22 (1.38%) CMS
5 16 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (0.81%) IIS
7 11 (0.69%) Skype for Business
8 9 (0.56%) Confluence
9 6 (0.38%) NetWeaver
9 6 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.38%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.31%) JBoss
11 4 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.25%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.25%) nginx
12 3 (0.19%) Documentum
12 3 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.19%) Jetty
Applications
1 177 (11.08%) MS Office
2 111 (6.95%) MS Excel
3 43 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (1.75%) MS Project
5 18 (1.13%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.31%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.13%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.13%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.063%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.063%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.063%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (0.69%) SAP CO
2 11 (0.69%) SAP FI
2 11 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
3 10 (0.63%) SAP ERP
4 8 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.38%) Relativity
5 6 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.38%) SAP SRM
5 6 (0.38%) Veritas eDiscovery
6 5 (0.31%) SAP HR
7 4 (0.25%) OpenText MBPM
7 4 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.25%) SAP MM
7 4 (0.25%) SAP SD
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.19%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.06%) Office 365
2 15 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (0.81%) SaaS
5 12 (0.75%) Mimecast
6 9 (0.56%) IaaS
7 7 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.44%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.31%) GitHub
9 2 (0.13%) MailChimp
9 2 (0.13%) PaaS
9 2 (0.13%) Silverpop
10 1 (0.063%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.063%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.063%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 52 (3.26%) WAN
2 50 (3.13%) LAN
3 46 (2.88%) Firewall
4 38 (2.38%) Internet
5 34 (2.13%) VPN
6 26 (1.63%) Network Security
6 26 (1.63%) TCP/IP
7 24 (1.50%) SAN
8 22 (1.38%) Wireless
9 20 (1.25%) DHCP
9 20 (1.25%) DNS
10 17 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (0.88%) VoIP
12 12 (0.75%) Extranet
12 12 (0.75%) Intranet
13 10 (0.63%) WebEx
14 9 (0.56%) IP Telephony
15 8 (0.50%) EIGRP
15 8 (0.50%) HTTP
16 7 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (6.83%) SQL Server
2 38 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (1.19%) Relational Database
7 14 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
9 12 (0.75%) SAP BW
10 11 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
10 11 (0.69%) MySQL
11 10 (0.63%) Data Mining
11 10 (0.63%) QlikView
12 9 (0.56%) NoSQL
12 9 (0.56%) RDBMS
13 8 (0.50%) MongoDB
13 8 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (0.44%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (1.19%) JIRA
2 16 (1.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (1.00%) Visual Studio
3 9 (0.56%) Maven
4 8 (0.50%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.38%) Eclipse
5 6 (0.38%) Subversion
6 5 (0.31%) Ant
6 5 (0.31%) Axure RP
6 5 (0.31%) gulp
6 5 (0.31%) Mercurial
6 5 (0.31%) MSI
7 4 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.19%) ERwin
8 3 (0.19%) Grunt
8 3 (0.19%) HP UFT
8 3 (0.19%) JUnit
8 3 (0.19%) Selenium
8 3 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.13%) jMock
General
1 646 (40.45%) Finance
2 299 (18.72%) Law
3 171 (10.71%) Banking
4 90 (5.64%) Telecoms
5 73 (4.57%) Marketing
6 50 (3.13%) Publishing
7 45 (2.82%) Retail
8 41 (2.57%) Investment Banking
9 33 (2.07%) Back Office
10 31 (1.94%) Manufacturing
11 25 (1.57%) Financial Institution
12 18 (1.13%) Billing
12 18 (1.13%) Front Office
13 13 (0.81%) Automotive
14 12 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
15 11 (0.69%) Advertising
15 11 (0.69%) Games
16 7 (0.44%) French Language
16 7 (0.44%) German Language
17 4 (0.25%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 448 (28.05%) Analyst
2 209 (13.09%) Project Manager
3 164 (10.27%) Business Analyst
4 97 (6.07%) Developer
5 87 (5.45%) Architect
6 66 (4.13%) Support Analyst
7 65 (4.07%) Consultant
7 65 (4.07%) Service Analyst
8 57 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
9 56 (3.51%) Legal Analyst
10 54 (3.38%) IT Manager
11 51 (3.19%) Designer
12 50 (3.13%) IT Analyst
13 41 (2.57%) Security Analyst
14 40 (2.50%) Content Designer
15 39 (2.44%) IT Support
16 34 (2.13%) Senior Manager
17 33 (2.07%) Trainer
18 32 (2.00%) Desktop Support
19 31 (1.94%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (3.63%) .NET
2 48 (3.01%) HTML
3 40 (2.50%) Web Services
4 35 (2.19%) CSS
4 35 (2.19%) XML
5 30 (1.88%) jQuery
6 25 (1.57%) HTML5
7 22 (1.38%) .NET Framework
8 20 (1.25%) AngularJS
9 19 (1.19%) ASP.NET
10 18 (1.13%) REST
11 17 (1.06%) Node.js
11 17 (1.06%) SOAP
12 16 (1.00%) JSON
13 15 (0.94%) CSS3
14 13 (0.81%) Middleware
15 10 (0.63%) RESTful
16 9 (0.56%) Spring
17 7 (0.44%) MDX
17 7 (0.44%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 128 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (6.51%) Management Information System
3 74 (4.63%) Blackberry
4 73 (4.57%) User Experience
5 35 (2.19%) Data Centre
6 28 (1.75%) Virtual Team
7 26 (1.63%) Data Protection Act
8 25 (1.57%) Freedom of Information
8 25 (1.57%) Mobile App
9 23 (1.44%) Computer Science
10 22 (1.38%) iPad
11 20 (1.25%) e-Learning
11 20 (1.25%) Social Media
12 18 (1.13%) NHS
13 17 (1.06%) iPhone
13 17 (1.06%) PMI
14 16 (1.00%) Visualisation
15 15 (0.94%) CESG
16 13 (0.81%) Replication
17 12 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 210 (13.15%) Windows
2 107 (6.70%) Windows 7
3 56 (3.51%) Windows Server
4 45 (2.82%) Linux
5 38 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (2.38%) Windows XP
6 33 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (2.00%) Unix
8 28 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (1.06%) Windows 8
10 16 (1.00%) Android
11 13 (0.81%) Apple iOS
12 12 (0.75%) Solaris
13 11 (0.69%) Data ONTAP
14 8 (0.50%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.19%) VMS
16 1 (0.063%) Kali Linux
16 1 (0.063%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (18.10%) Project Management
2 233 (14.59%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (10.58%) ITIL
4 158 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 125 (7.83%) Information Security
6 122 (7.64%) PRINCE2
7 111 (6.95%) Business Analysis
8 109 (6.83%) Risk Management
9 100 (6.26%) Change Management
10 90 (5.64%) Document Management
11 87 (5.45%) Data Protection
12 77 (4.82%) Service Management
13 72 (4.51%) Scrum
14 71 (4.45%) Migration
15 70 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
16 58 (3.63%) Service Delivery
17 57 (3.57%) CRM
18 55 (3.44%) Programme Management
19 50 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
20 46 (2.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 139 (8.70%) SQL
2 55 (3.44%) C#
3 54 (3.38%) Java
4 50 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 41 (2.57%) T-SQL
6 32 (2.00%) C
7 24 (1.50%) C++
8 18 (1.13%) PowerShell
9 15 (0.94%) VB.NET
10 12 (0.75%) Python
10 12 (0.75%) VBA
11 11 (0.69%) Bash Shell
11 11 (0.69%) Ruby
12 9 (0.56%) Perl
12 9 (0.56%) PHP
13 7 (0.44%) VB
13 7 (0.44%) VBScript
14 5 (0.31%) Korn
14 5 (0.31%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.25%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 147 (9.20%) Degree
2 95 (5.95%) Security Cleared
3 65 (4.07%) CISSP
4 51 (3.19%) PMI Certification
4 51 (3.19%) SC Cleared
5 48 (3.01%) PMP
6 36 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 31 (1.94%) CISM
8 29 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
9 26 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 23 (1.44%) MCP
11 20 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
12 18 (1.13%) CCNP
13 17 (1.06%) CLAS
13 17 (1.06%) ISEB
14 16 (1.00%) CCNA
14 16 (1.00%) MCDST
15 15 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 14 (0.88%) CISA
17 13 (0.81%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (2.63%) QA
2 38 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (2.38%) SLA
3 21 (1.31%) MiFID
4 18 (1.13%) Data Quality
5 17 (1.06%) PCI DSS
6 15 (0.94%) COBIT
7 10 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
9 8 (0.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 8 (0.50%) Solvency II
10 6 (0.38%) FATCA
10 6 (0.38%) GxP
11 5 (0.31%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.31%) ISO22301
12 4 (0.25%) PMBOK
13 3 (0.19%) COREP
13 3 (0.19%) FINREP
13 3 (0.19%) GAAP
13 3 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 125 (7.83%) Active Directory
2 31 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.06%) XenApp
4 14 (0.88%) vSphere
5 13 (0.81%) XenDesktop
6 8 (0.50%) Terminal Services
7 7 (0.44%) Docker
7 7 (0.44%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.44%) VMware ESX
8 6 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.38%) XenServer
9 4 (0.25%) LXC
9 4 (0.25%) NFS
9 4 (0.25%) vCloud
9 4 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.13%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.13%) Firmware
11 2 (0.13%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 30 (1.88%) SCCM
2 15 (0.94%) EnCase
3 14 (0.88%) Puppet
4 13 (0.81%) Ansible
4 13 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.56%) Backup Exec
5 9 (0.56%) HP SIM
5 9 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 8 (0.50%) SCOM
7 7 (0.44%) FTK
8 5 (0.31%) WSUS
9 4 (0.25%) WMI
10 3 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.13%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.13%) Control-M
11 2 (0.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.13%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 212 (13.27%) Microsoft
2 88 (5.51%) Citrix
3 68 (4.26%) SAP
4 60 (3.76%) Oracle
5 58 (3.63%) iManage
6 56 (3.51%) Cisco
7 55 (3.44%) VMware
8 33 (2.07%) HP
9 29 (1.82%) IBM
10 24 (1.50%) NetApp
11 23 (1.44%) Symantec
12 19 (1.19%) CheckPoint
13 13 (0.81%) Tableau
14 12 (0.75%) Avaya
14 12 (0.75%) Google
14 12 (0.75%) ServiceNow
15 11 (0.69%) F5
15 11 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
16 10 (0.63%) LANDesk
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