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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 140 147 121
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -26
Contract jobs citing Legal 814 718 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.72% 1.53% 1.77%
As % of the General category 4.48% 3.95% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 467 511
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £407 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.71% +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 25
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +30.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £14.40 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £21.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+120.93% +38.70%
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
18169 18177 18389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.48% 38.70% 40.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11908 11819 11605
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 499 426 580
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.43 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.21% +15.55%

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +11 482 £425 - 144
South East -14 101 £413 +1.53% 39
North West +16 62 £425 +1.19% 20
Yorkshire +18 44 £405 +7.64% 23
West Midlands -7 36 £380 +26.66% 10
East of England -4 34 £575 +15.00% 13
South West -10 23 £405 +3.71% 14
North East -17 18 £300 +6.66% 3
East Midlands -9 17 £415 -12.63% 10
Midlands +1 1 £575 +21.05%
Legal
UK

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 638 (38.71%) Finance
2 340 (20.63%) Law
3 257 (15.59%) Project Management
4 252 (15.29%) Microsoft
5 251 (15.23%) Windows
6 225 (13.65%) Agile Software Development
7 196 (11.89%) MS Office
8 182 (11.04%) Banking
9 168 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 166 (10.07%) Active Directory
10 166 (10.07%) Degree
11 160 (9.71%) MS Excel
12 150 (9.10%) Analytical Skills
13 148 (8.98%) Windows 7
14 144 (8.74%) Risk Management
15 140 (8.50%) ITIL
16 130 (7.89%) SQL
17 129 (7.83%) PRINCE2
18 117 (7.10%) Information Security
19 116 (7.04%) Change Management
20 115 (6.98%) Business Analysis
21 102 (6.19%) Telecoms
22 93 (5.64%) Management Information System
23 89 (5.40%) iManage
24 88 (5.34%) SQL Server
25 78 (4.73%) Citrix
26 75 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
27 73 (4.43%) Data Protection
28 72 (4.37%) Marketing
28 72 (4.37%) Java

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 61 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 34 (2.06%) MS Exchange
3 31 (1.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 22 (1.33%) CMS
5 19 (1.15%) Skype for Business
6 17 (1.03%) Node.js
7 12 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (0.42%) JBoss
9 7 (0.42%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.36%) Apache
10 6 (0.36%) NetWeaver
11 5 (0.30%) Documentum
11 5 (0.30%) Drupal
11 5 (0.30%) FileNet
11 5 (0.30%) IBM Notes
11 5 (0.30%) LiveLink
11 5 (0.30%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.30%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.24%) GlassFish
Applications
1 196 (11.89%) MS Office
2 160 (9.71%) MS Excel
3 75 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 44 (2.67%) MS Visio
5 43 (2.61%) MS Project
6 11 (0.67%) Adobe Captivate
7 10 (0.61%) Acrobat
7 10 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.42%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.061%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.42%) Relativity
2 7 (0.42%) Visualfiles
3 6 (0.36%) SAP SRM
3 6 (0.36%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 5 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.24%) HFM
5 4 (0.24%) LatentZero
5 4 (0.24%) Magento
5 4 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.24%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.24%) Sentinel
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 3 (0.18%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.91%) SaaS
2 12 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (0.67%) Office 365
4 7 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.42%) PaaS
5 6 (0.36%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.30%) Mimecast
7 4 (0.24%) IaaS
8 3 (0.18%) MailChimp
9 2 (0.12%) Silverpop
9 2 (0.12%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.061%) GitHub
10 1 (0.061%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.061%) Heroku
10 1 (0.061%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.67%) VPN
2 25 (1.52%) Firewall
3 24 (1.46%) Network Security
3 24 (1.46%) VoIP
4 23 (1.40%) Internet
5 22 (1.33%) WAN
6 20 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
7 19 (1.15%) LAN
8 17 (1.03%) Intranet
9 16 (0.97%) DHCP
10 14 (0.85%) TCP/IP
11 13 (0.79%) DNS
11 13 (0.79%) Wireless
12 11 (0.67%) Remote Desktop
13 10 (0.61%) WebEx
14 9 (0.55%) SAN
15 8 (0.49%) HTTP
16 7 (0.42%) OSPF
17 6 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
17 6 (0.36%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (5.34%) SQL Server
2 53 (3.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 45 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (0.73%) Big Data
9 12 (0.73%) MySQL
9 12 (0.73%) Relational Database
10 11 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (0.61%) Oracle Database
12 9 (0.55%) DB2
13 8 (0.49%) QlikView
14 7 (0.42%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.42%) OLAP
14 7 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (0.42%) SAP BW
14 7 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (1.03%) Maven
2 16 (0.97%) Git (software)
3 15 (0.91%) JIRA
4 9 (0.55%) Jenkins
5 7 (0.42%) Axure RP
6 6 (0.36%) Ant
6 6 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 5 (0.30%) Selenium
7 5 (0.30%) Subversion
8 4 (0.24%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.24%) Grunt
8 4 (0.24%) gulp
8 4 (0.24%) MSI
8 4 (0.24%) Protractor
8 4 (0.24%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.18%) GDB
9 3 (0.18%) Gradle
9 3 (0.18%) InstallShield
9 3 (0.18%) Mercurial
General
1 638 (38.71%) Finance
2 340 (20.63%) Law
3 182 (11.04%) Banking
4 102 (6.19%) Telecoms
5 72 (4.37%) Marketing
6 68 (4.13%) Retail
7 50 (3.03%) Publishing
8 41 (2.49%) Investment Banking
9 26 (1.58%) Front Office
10 21 (1.27%) Manufacturing
11 19 (1.15%) Financial Institution
12 16 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
13 15 (0.91%) Advertising
13 15 (0.91%) Back Office
14 13 (0.79%) Billing
15 11 (0.67%) Automotive
16 8 (0.49%) French Language
16 8 (0.49%) Games
16 8 (0.49%) Retail Banking
17 6 (0.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 527 (31.98%) Analyst
2 219 (13.29%) Business Analyst
3 191 (11.59%) Project Manager
4 103 (6.25%) Developer
5 91 (5.52%) Architect
6 85 (5.16%) Service Analyst
7 75 (4.55%) Support Analyst
8 70 (4.25%) Consultant
9 69 (4.19%) Legal Analyst
10 68 (4.13%) Service Desk Analyst
11 55 (3.34%) IT Analyst
12 53 (3.22%) IT Manager
12 53 (3.22%) Trainer
13 51 (3.09%) Designer
14 50 (3.03%) IT Trainer
15 36 (2.18%) 2nd Line Support
16 35 (2.12%) IT Support
17 33 (2.00%) Security Architect
18 32 (1.94%) Security Analyst
19 31 (1.88%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (4.00%) HTML
2 49 (2.97%) .NET
3 48 (2.91%) CSS
4 38 (2.31%) Web Services
5 32 (1.94%) jQuery
6 25 (1.52%) XML
7 24 (1.46%) AngularJS
8 21 (1.27%) ASP.NET
9 18 (1.09%) .NET Framework
10 17 (1.03%) HTML5
11 13 (0.79%) Ajax
12 12 (0.73%) REST
12 12 (0.73%) Spring
13 11 (0.67%) JSON
14 10 (0.61%) SOAP
14 10 (0.61%) XHTML
15 9 (0.55%) Middleware
16 8 (0.49%) RESTful
16 8 (0.49%) XSLT
17 7 (0.42%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 150 (9.10%) Analytical Skills
2 93 (5.64%) Management Information System
3 71 (4.31%) User Experience
4 60 (3.64%) Blackberry
5 35 (2.12%) e-Learning
6 34 (2.06%) Data Centre
7 25 (1.52%) Mobile App
8 23 (1.40%) Social Media
9 21 (1.27%) NHS
10 20 (1.21%) Freedom of Information
11 19 (1.15%) Computer Science
12 18 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 17 (1.03%) Clustering
13 17 (1.03%) Replication
14 16 (0.97%) Client/Server
14 16 (0.97%) Cryptography
14 16 (0.97%) PMI
15 15 (0.91%) CESG
15 15 (0.91%) Derivative
16 14 (0.85%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 251 (15.23%) Windows
2 148 (8.98%) Windows 7
3 58 (3.52%) Windows XP
4 57 (3.46%) Windows Server
5 39 (2.37%) Linux
6 37 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (1.70%) Android
9 26 (1.58%) Unix
10 18 (1.09%) Windows 8
10 18 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (0.91%) Apple iOS
12 10 (0.61%) Solaris
13 8 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.24%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.12%) VMS
15 2 (0.12%) zOS
16 1 (0.061%) AIX
16 1 (0.061%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.061%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (15.59%) Project Management
2 225 (13.65%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 144 (8.74%) Risk Management
5 140 (8.50%) ITIL
6 129 (7.83%) PRINCE2
7 117 (7.10%) Information Security
8 116 (7.04%) Change Management
9 115 (6.98%) Business Analysis
10 73 (4.43%) Data Protection
11 70 (4.25%) Business Intelligence
12 64 (3.88%) Migration
13 57 (3.46%) Security Management
14 56 (3.40%) CRM
15 55 (3.34%) Service Management
16 54 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
17 52 (3.16%) Service Delivery
17 52 (3.16%) User Acceptance Testing
18 46 (2.79%) Workflow
19 45 (2.73%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (7.89%) SQL
2 72 (4.37%) Java
3 67 (4.07%) JavaScript
4 42 (2.55%) C#
5 38 (2.31%) T-SQL
6 34 (2.06%) C
7 25 (1.52%) PowerShell
8 22 (1.33%) C++
9 16 (0.97%) Python
9 16 (0.97%) VBA
10 13 (0.79%) PHP
11 11 (0.67%) Ruby
12 10 (0.61%) VB.NET
13 7 (0.42%) Bash Shell
13 7 (0.42%) PL/SQL
13 7 (0.42%) VB
14 6 (0.36%) Perl
15 5 (0.30%) VBScript
16 4 (0.24%) ABAP
16 4 (0.24%) Korn
Qualifications
1 166 (10.07%) Degree
2 64 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 59 (3.58%) CISSP
4 38 (2.31%) ISEB
5 37 (2.25%) PMI Certification
6 35 (2.12%) SC Cleared
7 30 (1.82%) PMP
8 26 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
9 24 (1.46%) CLAS
10 23 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 19 (1.15%) CISM
13 16 (0.97%) CISA
13 16 (0.97%) CRISC
14 15 (0.91%) ISTQB
15 13 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 13 (0.79%) MCSA
16 12 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
16 12 (0.73%) DV Cleared
16 12 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (3.40%) QA
2 45 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (2.06%) MiFID
3 34 (2.06%) PCI DSS
4 24 (1.46%) SLA
5 22 (1.33%) COBIT
6 21 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 19 (1.15%) Data Quality
8 14 (0.85%) Solvency II
9 12 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
9 12 (0.73%) EMIR
9 12 (0.73%) RMADS
10 10 (0.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 8 (0.49%) COSO
11 8 (0.49%) GxP
11 8 (0.49%) JSP 440
12 7 (0.42%) AIFMD
13 6 (0.36%) FATCA
13 6 (0.36%) PMBOK
14 5 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 166 (10.07%) Active Directory
2 38 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.73%) XenApp
5 11 (0.67%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.36%) Firmware
6 6 (0.36%) vSphere
7 5 (0.30%) Docker
7 5 (0.30%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.24%) DFS Replication
8 4 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.18%) NFS
10 2 (0.12%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.12%) XenServer
11 1 (0.061%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.061%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.061%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.061%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.061%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.061%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (2.12%) SCCM
2 13 (0.79%) Puppet
3 12 (0.73%) EnCase
4 10 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.61%) SCOM
5 9 (0.55%) Ansible
6 6 (0.36%) FTK
7 3 (0.18%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.18%) Control-M
7 3 (0.18%) Nagios
7 3 (0.18%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.18%) TeamSite
8 2 (0.12%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.12%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.12%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.12%) WMI
9 1 (0.061%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 252 (15.29%) Microsoft
2 89 (5.40%) iManage
3 78 (4.73%) Citrix
4 61 (3.70%) VMware
5 56 (3.40%) Cisco
6 47 (2.85%) Oracle
7 41 (2.49%) SAP
8 21 (1.27%) Adobe
8 21 (1.27%) HP
8 21 (1.27%) IBM
9 19 (1.15%) LANDesk
10 17 (1.03%) Red Hat
11 16 (0.97%) Tableau
12 15 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (0.79%) CheckPoint
13 13 (0.79%) Google
14 11 (0.67%) Recommind
15 10 (0.61%) Interwoven
16 9 (0.55%) Apple
16 9 (0.55%) Cognos
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