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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 130 134 177
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +43
Contract jobs citing Legal 825 771 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.62% 1.61% 1.15%
As % of the General category 4.20% 3.75% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 472 291
Average daily rate
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£378 £388 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.58% -6.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £204 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 39
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £22.50 £28.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -5.88%
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
19644 20553 23592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.61% 42.91% 44.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12434 13046 14401
Average daily rate £438 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 503 542 688
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -12.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £44.97 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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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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 +3 504 £388 -3.12% 134
South East +35 122 £350 -17.64% 45
South West -10 47 £375 -17.80% 20
East of England -34 36 £438 +20.68% 8
Yorkshire +23 31 £350 - 22
North West -5 30 £338 -3.57% 22
West Midlands -9 20 £388 +25.00% 11
East Midlands +8 19 £419 +11.66% 10
North East - 1 £275 - 1
Legal
UK

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 522 (33.98%) Finance
2 287 (18.68%) Law
3 247 (16.08%) Windows
4 232 (15.10%) Project Management
5 221 (14.39%) MS Office
5 221 (14.39%) Banking
6 216 (14.06%) Microsoft
7 187 (12.17%) MS Excel
8 146 (9.51%) Degree
9 145 (9.44%) SQL
10 135 (8.79%) Windows 7
11 121 (7.88%) Active Directory
12 117 (7.62%) ITIL
13 116 (7.55%) PRINCE2
14 104 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
14 104 (6.77%) Business Analysis
15 100 (6.51%) Agile Software Development
16 96 (6.25%) HTML
17 93 (6.05%) Document Management
18 90 (5.86%) Telecoms
19 89 (5.79%) Marketing
20 84 (5.47%) Investment Banking
21 81 (5.27%) Risk Management
22 79 (5.14%) Windows XP
23 78 (5.08%) Scrum
24 75 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
25 74 (4.82%) .NET
25 74 (4.82%) Change Management
26 72 (4.69%) Retail
27 71 (4.62%) SQL Server

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 40 (2.60%) MS Exchange
2 40 (2.60%) WorkSite
3 35 (2.28%) CMS
4 31 (2.02%) IIS
5 28 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 25 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 23 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 16 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (0.98%) IBM Notes
10 13 (0.85%) WebSphere
10 13 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
11 11 (0.72%) Moodle
11 11 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (0.65%) Drupal
13 8 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (0.52%) Lync
14 7 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (0.39%) TeamSite
16 5 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 221 (14.39%) MS Office
2 187 (12.17%) MS Excel
3 75 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 44 (2.86%) MS Project
5 40 (2.60%) MS Visio
6 27 (1.76%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.52%) Adobe Captivate
9 7 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.20%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.13%) FastStats
12 1 (0.065%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.065%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.065%) InDesign
12 1 (0.065%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.065%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.065%) RoboHelp
12 1 (0.065%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.065%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 11 (0.72%) SAP QM
1 11 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.52%) SAP PM
3 8 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.46%) SAP HR
4 7 (0.46%) SAP FI
5 6 (0.39%) Oracle iProcurement
6 5 (0.33%) SiteCatalyst
6 5 (0.33%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.26%) Visualfiles
8 3 (0.20%) HFM
8 3 (0.20%) SAP HCM
8 3 (0.20%) SAP HR-PA
8 3 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.20%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.20%) SAP MM
8 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.59%) SaaS
2 7 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.33%) Office 365
4 4 (0.26%) IaaS
4 4 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.20%) PaaS
6 1 (0.065%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.065%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.02%) Internet
2 23 (1.50%) Firewall
2 23 (1.50%) Intranet
3 22 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 21 (1.37%) LAN
5 18 (1.17%) SAN
6 17 (1.11%) DNS
6 17 (1.11%) WAN
7 12 (0.78%) DHCP
7 12 (0.78%) VPN
8 10 (0.65%) FTP
9 9 (0.59%) VoIP
9 9 (0.59%) NetScaler
10 8 (0.52%) GGSN
10 8 (0.52%) SGSN
11 7 (0.46%) NAS
11 7 (0.46%) Network Security
11 7 (0.46%) WLAN
12 6 (0.39%) HTTP
12 6 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 27 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (0.91%) Oracle Database
6 14 (0.91%) Relational Database
7 10 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (0.52%) QlikView
9 7 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.33%) SQLPlus
11 5 (0.33%) MySQL
11 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.26%) EDRMS
12 4 (0.26%) OLTP
13 3 (0.20%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 17 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (0.78%) Git (software)
3 11 (0.72%) Eclipse
4 9 (0.59%) Selenium
4 9 (0.59%) WebDriver
4 9 (0.59%) Cucumber
5 8 (0.52%) FitNesse
5 8 (0.52%) Ant
6 7 (0.46%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.39%) JIRA
7 6 (0.39%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.33%) JUnit
9 4 (0.26%) Xcode
10 3 (0.20%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.13%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.13%) JMeter
11 2 (0.13%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.13%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.13%) MSI
11 2 (0.13%) Subversion
General
1 522 (33.98%) Finance
2 287 (18.68%) Law
3 221 (14.39%) Banking
4 90 (5.86%) Telecoms
5 89 (5.79%) Marketing
6 84 (5.47%) Investment Banking
7 72 (4.69%) Retail
8 61 (3.97%) Publishing
9 35 (2.28%) Front Office
10 22 (1.43%) Financial Institution
10 22 (1.43%) Billing
11 21 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
12 19 (1.24%) Back Office
13 17 (1.11%) Manufacturing
14 16 (1.04%) French Language
15 12 (0.78%) Advertising
16 10 (0.65%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.46%) German Language
18 6 (0.39%) Local Government
18 6 (0.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 447 (29.10%) Analyst
2 199 (12.96%) Business Analyst
3 160 (10.42%) Developer
4 155 (10.09%) Project Manager
5 71 (4.62%) Service Analyst
6 65 (4.23%) Service Desk Analyst
7 64 (4.17%) Support Analyst
7 64 (4.17%) Consultant
8 48 (3.13%) Architect
9 42 (2.73%) Designer
10 40 (2.60%) Trainer
11 32 (2.08%) Administrator
11 32 (2.08%) IT Trainer
12 29 (1.89%) Desktop Support
12 29 (1.89%) Contracts Manager
13 27 (1.76%) SAP Consultant
14 26 (1.69%) Legal Analyst
14 26 (1.69%) 1st Line Support
15 24 (1.56%) Programme Manager
15 24 (1.56%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (6.25%) HTML
2 74 (4.82%) .NET
3 70 (4.56%) CSS
4 47 (3.06%) HTML5
5 46 (2.99%) XML
6 31 (2.02%) jQuery
7 26 (1.69%) ASP.NET
8 20 (1.30%) Ajax
9 19 (1.24%) XSLT
10 17 (1.11%) Django
10 17 (1.11%) CSS3
11 16 (1.04%) Web Services
12 15 (0.98%) Middleware
13 14 (0.91%) Flash
13 14 (0.91%) XHTML
14 12 (0.78%) BAPI
15 11 (0.72%) WCF
16 10 (0.65%) .NET Framework
16 10 (0.65%) Cocoa
16 10 (0.65%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 68 (4.43%) Management Information System
2 57 (3.71%) Blackberry
3 31 (2.02%) E-Learning
4 25 (1.63%) Credit Risk
4 25 (1.63%) Mobile App
5 24 (1.56%) Social Media
6 22 (1.43%) PMI
7 18 (1.17%) Derivative
8 17 (1.11%) NHS
9 15 (0.98%) Handset
9 15 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
10 14 (0.91%) Computer Science
11 13 (0.85%) Copywriting
11 13 (0.85%) Equities
11 13 (0.85%) Freedom of Information
12 12 (0.78%) CMDB
13 11 (0.72%) Statistics
13 11 (0.72%) iPhone
13 11 (0.72%) W3C
14 10 (0.65%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 247 (16.08%) Windows
2 135 (8.79%) Windows 7
3 79 (5.14%) Windows XP
4 44 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (2.41%) Linux
6 34 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 33 (2.15%) UNIX
8 19 (1.24%) Android
8 19 (1.24%) Apple iOS
9 16 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (0.98%) Solaris
11 7 (0.46%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.20%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.13%) AIX
14 2 (0.13%) HPUX
14 2 (0.13%) CentOS
14 2 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.13%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.065%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (15.10%) Project Management
2 117 (7.62%) ITIL
3 116 (7.55%) PRINCE2
4 104 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 104 (6.77%) Business Analysis
5 100 (6.51%) Agile Software Development
6 93 (6.05%) Document Management
7 81 (5.27%) Risk Management
8 78 (5.08%) Scrum
9 74 (4.82%) Change Management
10 68 (4.43%) Migration
11 66 (4.30%) User Acceptance Testing
12 59 (3.84%) Content Management
13 56 (3.65%) Continuous Improvement
14 55 (3.58%) CRM
15 53 (3.45%) Information Security
16 52 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
17 51 (3.32%) Service Delivery
18 49 (3.19%) Data Analysis
19 47 (3.06%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (9.44%) SQL
2 51 (3.32%) C#
3 48 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 43 (2.80%) Java
5 26 (1.69%) Python
6 22 (1.43%) T-SQL
7 20 (1.30%) C
8 13 (0.85%) PHP
8 13 (0.85%) VB
9 12 (0.78%) PowerShell
10 10 (0.65%) Objective-C
10 10 (0.65%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.52%) VBA
12 7 (0.46%) XQuery
12 7 (0.46%) C++
13 6 (0.39%) VBScript
14 5 (0.33%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.33%) ABAP
14 5 (0.33%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 146 (9.51%) Degree
2 67 (4.36%) Security Cleared
3 42 (2.73%) SC Cleared
4 36 (2.34%) PMI Certification
5 35 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
6 29 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 28 (1.82%) ISEB
8 27 (1.76%) CISSP
9 22 (1.43%) PMP
10 19 (1.24%) MOS
11 16 (1.04%) CISM
12 11 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (0.72%) DV Cleared
13 9 (0.59%) CIPD
14 8 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 7 (0.46%) ISTQB
16 6 (0.39%) CEH
17 5 (0.33%) Network+ Certification
17 5 (0.33%) CNA
17 5 (0.33%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (3.91%) QA
2 44 (2.86%) SLA
3 11 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 11 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (0.72%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (0.59%) Solvency II
5 8 (0.52%) FATCA
5 8 (0.52%) EMIR
6 6 (0.39%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.26%) GMP
8 4 (0.26%) COBIT
8 4 (0.26%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.20%) GxP
10 2 (0.13%) MiFID
10 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.13%) Basel III
11 1 (0.065%) BS7666
11 1 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.065%) Basel II
System Software
1 121 (7.88%) Active Directory
2 27 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.11%) XenDesktop
3 17 (1.11%) vSphere
4 8 (0.52%) XenApp
5 7 (0.46%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.26%) DFS Replication
7 3 (0.20%) UAG
7 3 (0.20%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.20%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.20%) NFS
7 3 (0.20%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.13%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.065%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.065%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.065%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (1.50%) SCCM
2 12 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (0.65%) SCOM
4 9 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (0.39%) Tivoli
5 6 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.20%) Puppet
7 2 (0.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.065%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.065%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.065%) Netcool
8 1 (0.065%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 1 (0.065%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.065%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.065%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.065%) WSUS
Vendors
1 216 (14.06%) Microsoft
2 71 (4.62%) Citrix
3 62 (4.04%) SAP
4 49 (3.19%) Oracle
5 46 (2.99%) VMware
6 41 (2.67%) HP
7 24 (1.56%) Adobe
8 19 (1.24%) IBM
9 18 (1.17%) NetApp
10 16 (1.04%) Interwoven
11 15 (0.98%) Lotus
11 15 (0.98%) Cisco
11 15 (0.98%) Business Objects
11 15 (0.98%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 12 (0.78%) Symantec
13 8 (0.52%) Bloomberg
13 8 (0.52%) FatWire
13 8 (0.52%) EMC
13 8 (0.52%) Juniper
14 7 (0.46%) Open Text
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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