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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 124 135 156
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +21
Contract jobs citing Legal 890 781 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.70% 1.62% 1.32%
As % of the General category 4.36% 3.81% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 489 352
Average daily rate
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£375 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £204 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 50
Average hourly rate £24.25 £19.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.97% +1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £15.63 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £22.25 £32.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -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
20395 20493 23773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.87% 42.55% 44.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12654 13079 14363
Average daily rate £438 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 503 535 698
Average hourly rate £22.44 £22.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.98% -16.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.01 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £20.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+23.17% -29.31%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +16 559 £375 -6.25% 129
South East +34 120 £350 -6.66% 45
South West +4 47 £313 -30.50% 15
East of England -29 43 £431 +18.96% 13
North West +1 35 £350 -12.50% 24
Yorkshire +13 32 £400 +1.01% 17
West Midlands -12 22 £425 +6.25% 5
East Midlands +6 14 £325 -13.33% 10
North East -33 4 £275 -30.37% 3
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UK

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 542 (33.39%) Finance
2 301 (18.55%) Law
3 269 (16.57%) Windows
4 247 (15.22%) MS Office
5 241 (14.85%) Project Management
6 239 (14.73%) Microsoft
7 215 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
8 210 (12.94%) Banking
9 191 (11.77%) MS Excel
10 165 (10.17%) SQL
11 155 (9.55%) Windows 7
12 140 (8.63%) Degree
13 135 (8.32%) Active Directory
14 121 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
15 119 (7.33%) ITIL
16 109 (6.72%) Business Analysis
17 106 (6.53%) HTML
18 105 (6.47%) PRINCE2
19 104 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
20 94 (5.79%) Telecoms
21 93 (5.73%) Marketing
22 91 (5.61%) Document Management
23 87 (5.36%) Management Information System
24 86 (5.30%) Risk Management
25 84 (5.18%) Investment Banking
26 82 (5.05%) Scrum
27 80 (4.93%) CSS
28 79 (4.87%) SQL Server
29 78 (4.81%) .NET
30 77 (4.74%) Windows XP

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 69 (4.25%) SharePoint
2 49 (3.02%) WorkSite
3 48 (2.96%) MS Exchange
4 34 (2.09%) CMS
5 31 (1.91%) IIS
6 27 (1.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 26 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
7 26 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
8 17 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
9 16 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
10 15 (0.92%) IBM Notes
11 14 (0.86%) WebSphere
12 11 (0.68%) Moodle
12 11 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
12 11 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (0.49%) Drupal
14 7 (0.43%) Lync
15 6 (0.37%) Adobe CQ
15 6 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 247 (15.22%) MS Office
2 191 (11.77%) MS Excel
3 72 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 49 (3.02%) MS Visio
5 46 (2.83%) MS Project
6 31 (1.91%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.62%) Adobe Captivate
8 7 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.18%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.12%) FastStats
11 1 (0.062%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.062%) InDesign
11 1 (0.062%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.062%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.062%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 12 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (0.68%) SAP QM
3 10 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.49%) SAP PM
6 7 (0.43%) SAP FI
7 6 (0.37%) Loan IQ
8 5 (0.31%) assyst
8 5 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
8 5 (0.31%) SAP HR
8 5 (0.31%) SAP CO
8 5 (0.31%) SiteCatalyst
9 4 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (0.25%) Visualfiles
10 3 (0.18%) SAP HCM
10 3 (0.18%) SAP HR-PA
10 3 (0.18%) HFM
10 3 (0.18%) WebTrends
10 3 (0.18%) SAP MM
11 2 (0.12%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.55%) SaaS
2 8 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.25%) Office 365
4 3 (0.18%) IaaS
4 3 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.12%) Taleo
5 2 (0.12%) PaaS
6 1 (0.062%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.97%) Intranet
2 31 (1.91%) Firewall
3 30 (1.85%) Internet
3 30 (1.85%) SAN
4 22 (1.36%) TCP/IP
5 21 (1.29%) LAN
6 20 (1.23%) VPN
6 20 (1.23%) DNS
7 19 (1.17%) WAN
8 16 (0.99%) DHCP
9 13 (0.80%) Network Security
10 10 (0.62%) FTP
11 9 (0.55%) VoIP
11 9 (0.55%) VLAN
11 9 (0.55%) NetScaler
12 8 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (0.43%) NAS
13 7 (0.43%) WLAN
14 6 (0.37%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (4.87%) SQL Server
2 33 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (0.92%) Oracle Database
6 15 (0.92%) Relational Database
7 11 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (0.55%) QlikView
8 9 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (0.43%) Data Mining
9 7 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (0.31%) SQLPlus
11 5 (0.31%) MySQL
11 5 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (0.25%) SAP BW
12 4 (0.25%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 20 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (0.80%) Git (software)
3 10 (0.62%) Ant
4 9 (0.55%) Eclipse
5 8 (0.49%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.49%) WebDriver
5 8 (0.49%) Selenium
5 8 (0.49%) Cucumber
6 7 (0.43%) FitNesse
7 6 (0.37%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.37%) JUnit
8 5 (0.31%) JIRA
9 4 (0.25%) Maven
9 4 (0.25%) Dreamweaver
9 4 (0.25%) Xcode
10 3 (0.18%) Toad
11 2 (0.12%) Rational Rose
11 2 (0.12%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.12%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.12%) LoadRunner
General
1 542 (33.39%) Finance
2 301 (18.55%) Law
3 210 (12.94%) Banking
4 94 (5.79%) Telecoms
5 93 (5.73%) Marketing
6 84 (5.18%) Investment Banking
7 76 (4.68%) Publishing
8 70 (4.31%) Retail
9 41 (2.53%) Front Office
10 23 (1.42%) Financial Institution
11 18 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
11 18 (1.11%) Back Office
11 18 (1.11%) Billing
11 18 (1.11%) French Language
12 13 (0.80%) Local Government
12 13 (0.80%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.68%) Advertising
14 9 (0.55%) Games
15 8 (0.49%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.43%) German Language
Job Titles
1 481 (29.64%) Analyst
2 205 (12.63%) Business Analyst
3 177 (10.91%) Developer
4 162 (9.98%) Project Manager
5 75 (4.62%) Service Analyst
6 71 (4.37%) Service Desk Analyst
7 69 (4.25%) Support Analyst
7 69 (4.25%) Consultant
8 58 (3.57%) Designer
9 48 (2.96%) Trainer
9 48 (2.96%) Architect
10 39 (2.40%) IT Trainer
11 33 (2.03%) Senior Analyst
12 32 (1.97%) Administrator
13 31 (1.91%) Desktop Support
14 29 (1.79%) Contracts Manager
15 28 (1.73%) Senior Manager
16 25 (1.54%) SAP Consultant
17 24 (1.48%) Help Desk Analyst
17 24 (1.48%) Legal Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (6.53%) HTML
2 80 (4.93%) CSS
3 78 (4.81%) .NET
4 52 (3.20%) XML
5 51 (3.14%) HTML5
6 34 (2.09%) jQuery
7 30 (1.85%) ASP.NET
8 24 (1.48%) XSLT
9 23 (1.42%) CSS3
9 23 (1.42%) Django
10 21 (1.29%) Ajax
11 18 (1.11%) XHTML
11 18 (1.11%) Web Services
12 14 (0.86%) Middleware
13 13 (0.80%) Flash
14 12 (0.74%) J2EE
14 12 (0.74%) BAPI
14 12 (0.74%) WCF
15 11 (0.68%) .NET Framework
16 9 (0.55%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 121 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (5.36%) Management Information System
3 73 (4.50%) User Experience
4 58 (3.57%) Blackberry
5 34 (2.09%) E-Learning
6 33 (2.03%) Social Media
7 26 (1.60%) Credit Risk
8 19 (1.17%) Derivative
9 18 (1.11%) NHS
10 17 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
11 16 (0.99%) Computer Science
11 16 (0.99%) Freedom of Information
12 15 (0.92%) PMI
12 15 (0.92%) Mobile App
13 13 (0.80%) Equities
14 12 (0.74%) Clustering
14 12 (0.74%) Handset
14 12 (0.74%) CMDB
14 12 (0.74%) Copywriting
15 11 (0.68%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 269 (16.57%) Windows
2 155 (9.55%) Windows 7
3 77 (4.74%) Windows XP
4 48 (2.96%) Linux
5 44 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (2.09%) UNIX
7 33 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (1.11%) Solaris
9 17 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (0.74%) Apple iOS
10 12 (0.74%) Android
11 7 (0.43%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.18%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.12%) AIX
13 2 (0.12%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.12%) SUSE
13 2 (0.12%) CentOS
14 1 (0.062%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (14.85%) Project Management
2 215 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (7.33%) ITIL
4 109 (6.72%) Business Analysis
5 105 (6.47%) PRINCE2
6 104 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 91 (5.61%) Document Management
8 86 (5.30%) Risk Management
9 82 (5.05%) Scrum
10 73 (4.50%) Migration
10 73 (4.50%) Change Management
11 72 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
12 65 (4.00%) Information Security
13 58 (3.57%) Data Modelling
14 57 (3.51%) Workflow
15 56 (3.45%) Content Management
15 56 (3.45%) CRM
16 55 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
16 55 (3.39%) Service Delivery
16 55 (3.39%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 165 (10.17%) SQL
2 56 (3.45%) C#
3 52 (3.20%) JavaScript
4 43 (2.65%) Java
5 36 (2.22%) Python
6 25 (1.54%) T-SQL
6 25 (1.54%) C
7 15 (0.92%) Shell Script
8 14 (0.86%) PHP
8 14 (0.86%) PowerShell
9 13 (0.80%) VB
10 11 (0.68%) VBScript
10 11 (0.68%) VBA
11 10 (0.62%) VB.NET
11 10 (0.62%) XQuery
11 10 (0.62%) C++
12 9 (0.55%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.37%) ABAP
13 6 (0.37%) X++
14 5 (0.31%) Perl
Qualifications
1 140 (8.63%) Degree
2 75 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 48 (2.96%) SC Cleared
4 39 (2.40%) CISSP
5 31 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
6 30 (1.85%) PMI Certification
7 26 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 25 (1.54%) ISEB
8 25 (1.54%) CISM
8 25 (1.54%) MOS
9 21 (1.29%) PMP
10 11 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (0.62%) DV Cleared
12 9 (0.55%) CIPD
13 8 (0.49%) ISTQB
13 8 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 7 (0.43%) CNA
14 7 (0.43%) Novell Certification
14 7 (0.43%) Network+ Certification
14 7 (0.43%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (3.57%) QA
2 39 (2.40%) SLA
3 15 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.86%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.80%) Dodd-Frank
6 10 (0.62%) Solvency II
7 8 (0.49%) FATCA
7 8 (0.49%) EMIR
8 6 (0.37%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.25%) COBIT
9 4 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.25%) GMP
10 3 (0.18%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.18%) Basel II
10 3 (0.18%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.18%) CRD IV
11 2 (0.12%) MiFID
12 1 (0.062%) P3O
12 1 (0.062%) GAAP
12 1 (0.062%) BS7666
System Software
1 135 (8.32%) Active Directory
2 30 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.11%) vSphere
4 16 (0.99%) XenDesktop
5 9 (0.55%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.43%) Terminal Server
7 6 (0.37%) XenApp
8 5 (0.31%) NFS
9 4 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.25%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 3 (0.18%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.18%) UAG
11 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.12%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.12%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.062%) SRDF
12 1 (0.062%) XenServer
12 1 (0.062%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (1.91%) SCCM
2 18 (1.11%) SCOM
3 12 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.43%) Tivoli
4 7 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (0.37%) SCVMM
5 6 (0.37%) SCDPM
6 5 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.31%) Puppet
7 4 (0.25%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.12%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.12%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (0.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.062%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.062%) WSUS
10 1 (0.062%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.062%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 239 (14.73%) Microsoft
2 77 (4.74%) Citrix
3 58 (3.57%) SAP
4 54 (3.33%) Oracle
5 52 (3.20%) VMware
6 47 (2.90%) HP
7 28 (1.73%) Adobe
8 24 (1.48%) Cisco
8 24 (1.48%) Interwoven
9 22 (1.36%) IBM
9 22 (1.36%) Business Objects
10 19 (1.17%) NetApp
10 19 (1.17%) Symantec
11 15 (0.92%) EMC
11 15 (0.92%) Lotus
12 12 (0.74%) CheckPoint
12 12 (0.74%) McAfee
13 9 (0.55%) Open Text
13 9 (0.55%) Juniper
13 9 (0.55%) Qualys
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Rate: £0
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
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Berkshire
DCV Technologies
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
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McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £220 - £260 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £414.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LEXSTRA
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
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networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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