The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 134 128 167
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +39
Contract jobs citing Legal 819 671 656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.60% 1.56% 1.18%
As % of the General category 4.07% 3.61% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 400 354
Average daily rate £396 £400 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -9.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £204 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 19 33
Average hourly rate £17.81 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.97% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.80 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £31.98 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.61 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+21.44% -27.50%
General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20142 18566 25234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.24% 43.09% 45.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12736 11532 15275
Average daily rate £425 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 569 593 781
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.90 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.13% +3.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.69 £12.00 £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £40.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Legal
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +2 512 £400 -5.88% 142
South East +26 122 £350 +12.00% 27
West Midlands +12 47 £205 -43.83% 9
North West +1 37 £375 -6.25% 16
South West -23 29 £425 +17.24% 12
Yorkshire -41 20 £368 -3.60% 28
East Midlands 0 19 £425 -5.55% 6
East of England -22 19 £450 +20.00% 8
North East - 12 £200 - 1
Midlands 0 1 £340 -
Legal
UK

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 589 (37.66%) Finance
2 350 (22.38%) Banking
3 345 (22.06%) Law
4 235 (15.03%) Windows
5 228 (14.58%) MS Office
6 225 (14.39%) Project Management
7 218 (13.94%) MS Excel
8 213 (13.62%) Microsoft
9 162 (10.36%) Degree
10 160 (10.23%) ITIL
11 141 (9.02%) SQL
12 127 (8.12%) Stakeholder Management
13 124 (7.93%) Document Management
14 121 (7.74%) PRINCE2
15 113 (7.23%) Business Analysis
16 110 (7.03%) Investment Banking
17 107 (6.84%) Telecoms
18 100 (6.39%) Blackberry
19 99 (6.33%) MS PowerPoint
20 95 (6.07%) Windows 7
21 93 (5.95%) Marketing
22 92 (5.88%) .NET
23 86 (5.50%) Risk Management
23 86 (5.50%) SQL Server
24 85 (5.43%) Active Directory
25 83 (5.31%) Citrix
25 83 (5.31%) HTML
26 82 (5.24%) Windows XP
26 82 (5.24%) Change Management
27 81 (5.18%) C#

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 67 (4.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 54 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 47 (3.01%) MS Exchange
4 33 (2.11%) WorkSite
5 30 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 22 (1.41%) CMS
7 21 (1.34%) Lync
8 20 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
9 18 (1.15%) IIS
9 18 (1.15%) IBM Notes
10 17 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
11 14 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
12 10 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
12 10 (0.64%) SAS
13 8 (0.51%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.45%) Node.js
14 7 (0.45%) Lotus Domino
14 7 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
15 6 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 228 (14.58%) MS Office
2 218 (13.94%) MS Excel
3 99 (6.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 64 (4.09%) MS Visio
5 45 (2.88%) MS Project
6 33 (2.11%) Photoshop
7 20 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.32%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.13%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.13%) Mingle
11 1 (0.064%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.064%) SPSS
11 1 (0.064%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.064%) Stata
Business Applications
1 11 (0.70%) SAP FI
2 10 (0.64%) SAP CO
2 10 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
3 9 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (0.38%) Oracle iProcurement
6 5 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
6 5 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (0.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 5 (0.32%) SAP HR
6 5 (0.32%) SAP SD
7 4 (0.26%) SAP HCM
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.19%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.45%) SaaS
2 4 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.13%) Office 365
4 1 (0.064%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.064%) GitHub
4 1 (0.064%) IaaS
4 1 (0.064%) PaaS
4 1 (0.064%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.81%) Internet
2 32 (2.05%) TCP/IP
3 31 (1.98%) Firewall
4 27 (1.73%) Intranet
5 24 (1.53%) LAN
6 22 (1.41%) WAN
7 19 (1.21%) Unified Communications
8 14 (0.90%) DNS
9 13 (0.83%) SAN
10 12 (0.77%) GGSN
10 12 (0.77%) SGSN
11 9 (0.58%) Radio Access Network
12 8 (0.51%) Network Security
12 8 (0.51%) Wireless
12 8 (0.51%) BGP
12 8 (0.51%) MPLS
13 7 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (0.45%) WLAN
13 7 (0.45%) DMZ
13 7 (0.45%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (5.50%) SQL Server
2 30 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (1.47%) MS Access
6 22 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (1.02%) Oracle Database
9 11 (0.70%) DB2
10 10 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (0.58%) Relational Database
12 8 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (0.38%) SQLPlus
13 6 (0.38%) RavenDB
13 6 (0.38%) Neo4j
14 4 (0.26%) Oracle BI EE
14 4 (0.26%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.26%) MySQL
14 4 (0.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (1.21%) Visual Studio
2 14 (0.90%) Git (software)
3 13 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (0.58%) TeamCity
5 8 (0.51%) Subversion
6 7 (0.45%) NUnit
6 7 (0.45%) JIRA
7 6 (0.38%) Selenium
7 6 (0.38%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.26%) FitNesse
8 4 (0.26%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (0.26%) Ant
8 4 (0.26%) Axure RP
9 3 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.19%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.19%) JUnit
9 3 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.13%) Maven
10 2 (0.13%) Xcode
10 2 (0.13%) ERwin
General
1 589 (37.66%) Finance
2 350 (22.38%) Banking
3 345 (22.06%) Law
4 110 (7.03%) Investment Banking
5 107 (6.84%) Telecoms
6 93 (5.95%) Marketing
7 72 (4.60%) Front Office
8 60 (3.84%) Retail
9 47 (3.01%) Publishing
10 45 (2.88%) Back Office
11 33 (2.11%) Billing
12 30 (1.92%) Advertising
13 29 (1.85%) Retail Banking
14 27 (1.73%) Financial Institution
15 14 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
15 14 (0.90%) Manufacturing
16 13 (0.83%) German Language
17 11 (0.70%) Private Banking
18 9 (0.58%) Local Government
19 7 (0.45%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 521 (33.31%) Analyst
2 230 (14.71%) Business Analyst
3 169 (10.81%) Project Manager
4 153 (9.78%) Developer
5 94 (6.01%) Service Analyst
6 90 (5.75%) Service Desk Analyst
7 71 (4.54%) Consultant
8 54 (3.45%) Support Analyst
9 48 (3.07%) Architect
10 40 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
11 30 (1.92%) Coordinator
12 29 (1.85%) Contracts Manager
13 28 (1.79%) Administrator
14 27 (1.73%) Trainer
14 27 (1.73%) Programme Manager
14 27 (1.73%) Legal Analyst
15 26 (1.66%) Desktop Support
15 26 (1.66%) 2nd Line Support
16 25 (1.60%) C# Developer
17 24 (1.53%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (5.88%) .NET
2 83 (5.31%) HTML
3 72 (4.60%) CSS
4 53 (3.39%) ASP.NET
5 51 (3.26%) XML
6 33 (2.11%) jQuery
7 28 (1.79%) HTML5
8 27 (1.73%) Ajax
9 23 (1.47%) XSLT
10 20 (1.28%) CSS3
11 19 (1.21%) XHTML
11 19 (1.21%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (1.15%) Web Services
13 17 (1.09%) WCF
14 16 (1.02%) KnockoutJS
15 15 (0.96%) Middleware
16 14 (0.90%) WinForms
17 13 (0.83%) Backbone.js
18 12 (0.77%) WPF
18 12 (0.77%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 100 (6.39%) Blackberry
2 76 (4.86%) Management Information System
3 45 (2.88%) Handset
4 33 (2.11%) Derivative
5 29 (1.85%) PMI
6 27 (1.73%) Credit Risk
7 26 (1.66%) Equities
8 24 (1.53%) Mobile App
9 23 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
10 20 (1.28%) W3C
11 18 (1.15%) Reference Data
12 16 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 15 (0.96%) Graphic Design
14 14 (0.90%) iPad
15 12 (0.77%) Computer Science
15 12 (0.77%) FMCG
15 12 (0.77%) Digital Media
16 11 (0.70%) E-Learning
16 11 (0.70%) iPhone
17 10 (0.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 235 (15.03%) Windows
2 95 (6.07%) Windows 7
3 82 (5.24%) Windows XP
4 41 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (2.56%) UNIX
6 37 (2.37%) Linux
7 16 (1.02%) Solaris
8 13 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (0.77%) Android
9 12 (0.77%) AIX
10 11 (0.70%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.38%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.26%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.19%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.064%) HPUX
16 1 (0.064%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (14.39%) Project Management
2 160 (10.23%) ITIL
3 127 (8.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 124 (7.93%) Document Management
5 121 (7.74%) PRINCE2
6 113 (7.23%) Business Analysis
7 86 (5.50%) Risk Management
8 82 (5.24%) Change Management
9 69 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
10 60 (3.84%) Business Intelligence
11 59 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
12 54 (3.45%) Information Security
13 53 (3.39%) Migration
14 51 (3.26%) CRM
14 51 (3.26%) Data Analysis
15 50 (3.20%) Service Delivery
16 49 (3.13%) Scrum
16 49 (3.13%) Data Protection
17 46 (2.94%) Data Modelling
18 44 (2.81%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 141 (9.02%) SQL
2 81 (5.18%) C#
3 55 (3.52%) JavaScript
4 29 (1.85%) Java
5 22 (1.41%) T-SQL
6 21 (1.34%) VBA
7 20 (1.28%) C
8 16 (1.02%) VB
9 15 (0.96%) C++
9 15 (0.96%) Objective-C
10 13 (0.83%) Python
10 13 (0.83%) PowerShell
11 12 (0.77%) Shell Script
12 11 (0.70%) VB.NET
13 10 (0.64%) PHP
14 8 (0.51%) Perl
14 8 (0.51%) VBScript
15 5 (0.32%) ABAP
15 5 (0.32%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.32%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 162 (10.36%) Degree
2 51 (3.26%) PMI Certification
3 46 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
4 45 (2.88%) Security Cleared
5 44 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 36 (2.30%) MCSE
7 32 (2.05%) MCP
8 31 (1.98%) SC Cleared
9 28 (1.79%) CISSP
10 27 (1.73%) PMP
11 26 (1.66%) ISEB
12 21 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 17 (1.09%) MCDST
14 15 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
14 15 (0.96%) CISM
15 12 (0.77%) CCNP
16 11 (0.70%) MOS
17 9 (0.58%) CISA
18 8 (0.51%) DV Cleared
18 8 (0.51%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (3.90%) SLA
2 41 (2.62%) QA
3 26 (1.66%) Dodd-Frank
4 24 (1.53%) EMIR
5 15 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.77%) MiFID
7 10 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.45%) FATCA
8 7 (0.45%) Basel III
9 6 (0.38%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.38%) CRD IV
10 5 (0.32%) COBIT
11 4 (0.26%) Basel II
12 3 (0.19%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.19%) GxP
12 3 (0.19%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.13%) GMP
14 1 (0.064%) FINREP
14 1 (0.064%) Data Quality
System Software
1 85 (5.43%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.28%) XenApp
3 18 (1.15%) vSphere
4 14 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (0.83%) XenDesktop
6 7 (0.45%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.26%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.26%) NFS
8 4 (0.26%) UAG
9 3 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.13%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.064%) IAG
11 1 (0.064%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.064%) XenServer
11 1 (0.064%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.064%) Xen
11 1 (0.064%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 22 (1.41%) SCCM
2 18 (1.15%) Tivoli
2 18 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 13 (0.83%) SCOM
4 9 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.19%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.13%) WSUS
8 2 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (0.13%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.13%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.13%) Foglight
8 2 (0.13%) Legato
8 2 (0.13%) Control-M
8 2 (0.13%) OpenView
8 2 (0.13%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.064%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 213 (13.62%) Microsoft
2 83 (5.31%) Citrix
3 61 (3.90%) SAP
4 54 (3.45%) Oracle
5 42 (2.69%) HP
6 41 (2.62%) Cisco
7 38 (2.43%) VMware
8 27 (1.73%) IBM
9 19 (1.21%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 18 (1.15%) Lotus
11 16 (1.02%) Symantec
11 16 (1.02%) Interwoven
12 13 (0.83%) Adobe
12 13 (0.83%) Juniper
13 12 (0.77%) NetApp
13 12 (0.77%) MobileIron
14 11 (0.70%) EMC
15 10 (0.64%) Apple
15 10 (0.64%) CheckPoint
15 10 (0.64%) Remedy
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ISL
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £415 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Pharma Division
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Rate: £140 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £455 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aston Carter
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Shelter
Rate: £26,087 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago