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 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 131 142 137
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing Legal 879 794 750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.68% 1.58% 1.58%
As % of the General category 4.23% 4.10% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 494 442
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £386 £353
% change year-on-year
-2.91% +9.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 36
Average hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £14.10 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £38.50 £30.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £31.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-55.64% +93.75%
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
20766 19344 20385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.61% 38.54% 43.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 13658 12231 12822
Average daily rate £440 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 545 513 565
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £22.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -9.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.50 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.35 £40.50 £43.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.37 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -5.04%

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015. 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 +13 547 £413 +6.45% 141
South East -12 118 £363 +3.57% 31
North West +17 59 £325 - 50
East Midlands 0 30 £425 -2.85% 15
South West -25 28 £390 +21.87% 13
West Midlands +8 27 £400 -38.69% 6
Yorkshire -25 27 £325 -11.56% 22
East of England -9 24 £403 -8.78% 12
North East -10 9 £355 +29.09% 4
Midlands +2 2 £500 - 3
Legal
UK

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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.

1 695 (42.07%) Finance
2 330 (19.98%) Law
3 265 (16.04%) Banking
4 252 (15.25%) Project Management
5 248 (15.01%) Microsoft
6 225 (13.62%) Windows
7 195 (11.80%) MS Excel
8 184 (11.14%) ITIL
9 178 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
10 175 (10.59%) MS Office
11 167 (10.11%) SQL
12 164 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
13 161 (9.75%) Stakeholder Management
14 153 (9.26%) PRINCE2
15 150 (9.08%) Degree
16 140 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
17 124 (7.51%) SQL Server
18 115 (6.96%) Change Management
19 114 (6.90%) Telecoms
20 113 (6.84%) Windows 7
21 107 (6.48%) Business Analysis
22 105 (6.36%) Marketing
23 102 (6.17%) MS PowerPoint
24 99 (5.99%) .NET
25 98 (5.93%) Retail
26 97 (5.87%) Investment Banking
27 96 (5.81%) Active Directory
28 95 (5.75%) Risk Management
29 78 (4.72%) JavaScript
30 76 (4.60%) Analytics

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 75 (4.54%) SharePoint
2 44 (2.66%) WorkSite
3 38 (2.30%) Lync
4 24 (1.45%) MS Exchange
4 24 (1.45%) CMS
5 18 (1.09%) Drupal
6 15 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 13 (0.79%) IIS
8 10 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (0.48%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.48%) Apache
11 7 (0.42%) JBoss
11 7 (0.42%) Kentico
12 6 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.36%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.36%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (0.36%) TYPO3
13 5 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 195 (11.80%) MS Excel
2 175 (10.59%) MS Office
3 102 (6.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 66 (4.00%) MS Visio
5 50 (3.03%) MS Project
6 16 (0.97%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (0.54%) Adobe Captivate
9 5 (0.30%) InDesign
10 4 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.18%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.12%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.12%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.061%) SPSS
13 1 (0.061%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.061%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 11 (0.67%) SAP FI
1 11 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
1 11 (0.67%) SAP CO
2 5 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.30%) SAP BPC
3 4 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.24%) thinkFolio
3 4 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.18%) Visualfiles
4 3 (0.18%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.18%) Algo Collateral
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle AGIS
5 2 (0.12%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.12%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (0.12%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (0.54%) SaaS
2 9 (0.54%) Office 365
3 8 (0.48%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.24%) PaaS
5 3 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.18%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.12%) GitHub
6 2 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.061%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.061%) IaaS
7 1 (0.061%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.061%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.061%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 51 (3.09%) Internet
2 33 (2.00%) Firewall
3 31 (1.88%) VPN
4 30 (1.82%) TCP/IP
5 25 (1.51%) DNS
6 22 (1.33%) SAN
7 19 (1.15%) WAN
8 18 (1.09%) DHCP
8 18 (1.09%) Intranet
8 18 (1.09%) Skype
9 16 (0.97%) LAN
10 15 (0.91%) VoIP
11 13 (0.79%) SSL
12 12 (0.73%) Network Security
13 10 (0.61%) Wireless
13 10 (0.61%) HTTP
14 8 (0.48%) Extranet
14 8 (0.48%) NAS
15 6 (0.36%) Unified Communications
15 6 (0.36%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (7.51%) SQL Server
2 52 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
3 51 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 46 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 42 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 29 (1.76%) QlikView
7 25 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (1.39%) Relational Database
9 22 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
10 20 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (1.09%) Oracle Database
12 15 (0.91%) RDBMS
12 15 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (0.73%) IDOL
13 12 (0.73%) MySQL
14 10 (0.61%) OLAP
14 10 (0.61%) Spotfire
14 10 (0.61%) MongoDB
15 9 (0.54%) NoSQL
15 9 (0.54%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 28 (1.69%) JIRA
2 21 (1.27%) Subversion
3 12 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (0.67%) Git (software)
4 11 (0.67%) JUnit
5 10 (0.61%) TeamCity
5 10 (0.61%) Selenium
6 8 (0.48%) Cucumber
6 8 (0.48%) Visual Studio
6 8 (0.48%) Maven
7 7 (0.42%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.30%) MSI
9 4 (0.24%) ReSharper
9 4 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.18%) AdminStudio
10 3 (0.18%) JMeter
10 3 (0.18%) HP UFT
10 3 (0.18%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.18%) Hudson
10 3 (0.18%) SoapUI
General
1 695 (42.07%) Finance
2 330 (19.98%) Law
3 265 (16.04%) Banking
4 114 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 105 (6.36%) Marketing
6 98 (5.93%) Retail
7 97 (5.87%) Investment Banking
8 48 (2.91%) Front Office
9 33 (2.00%) Publishing
10 23 (1.39%) Back Office
11 22 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
12 18 (1.09%) Retail Banking
13 16 (0.97%) Advertising
14 15 (0.91%) Financial Institution
15 14 (0.85%) Manufacturing
15 14 (0.85%) Billing
16 13 (0.79%) Local Government
17 10 (0.61%) French Language
18 9 (0.54%) German Language
18 9 (0.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 480 (29.06%) Analyst
2 223 (13.50%) Project Manager
3 201 (12.17%) Business Analyst
4 173 (10.47%) Developer
5 80 (4.84%) Architect
6 74 (4.48%) Support Analyst
7 62 (3.75%) Consultant
8 61 (3.69%) Service Analyst
9 58 (3.51%) Service Desk Analyst
10 45 (2.72%) .NET Developer
11 43 (2.60%) Trainer
12 42 (2.54%) Senior Analyst
13 39 (2.36%) IT Trainer
13 39 (2.36%) Senior Manager
14 38 (2.30%) Data Analyst
15 33 (2.00%) Commercial Manager
16 32 (1.94%) Contracts Manager
17 30 (1.82%) Change Manager
18 29 (1.76%) Web Developer
18 29 (1.76%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (5.99%) .NET
2 74 (4.48%) HTML
3 52 (3.15%) CSS
4 37 (2.24%) XML
5 35 (2.12%) ASP.NET
6 33 (2.00%) .NET Framework
7 29 (1.76%) HTML5
8 28 (1.69%) jQuery
9 27 (1.63%) AngularJS
10 26 (1.57%) Web Services
11 21 (1.27%) Middleware
12 17 (1.03%) XSLT
12 17 (1.03%) WCF
12 17 (1.03%) CSS3
13 16 (0.97%) Entity Framework
13 16 (0.97%) JSON
13 16 (0.97%) REST
14 11 (0.67%) LINQ
14 11 (0.67%) MDX
15 9 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 164 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (4.42%) Management Information System
3 52 (3.15%) User Experience
4 41 (2.48%) Blackberry
5 33 (2.00%) Visualisation
5 33 (2.00%) Data Centre
6 25 (1.51%) Fixed Income
7 21 (1.27%) E-Learning
8 20 (1.21%) Derivative
9 18 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 18 (1.09%) Computer Science
10 17 (1.03%) Statistics
11 16 (0.97%) PMI
11 16 (0.97%) Mobile App
12 15 (0.91%) Social Media
12 15 (0.91%) Smart Meter
13 14 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (0.85%) Credit Risk
14 12 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
14 12 (0.73%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 225 (13.62%) Windows
2 113 (6.84%) Windows 7
3 53 (3.21%) Linux
4 44 (2.66%) UNIX
5 38 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (2.18%) Windows XP
7 32 (1.94%) Android
8 29 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (1.15%) Apple iOS
11 10 (0.61%) Solaris
12 9 (0.54%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.54%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.18%) SUSE
14 3 (0.18%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.12%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.12%) AIX
16 1 (0.061%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (15.25%) Project Management
2 184 (11.14%) ITIL
3 178 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
4 161 (9.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 153 (9.26%) PRINCE2
6 140 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
7 115 (6.96%) Change Management
8 107 (6.48%) Business Analysis
9 95 (5.75%) Risk Management
10 76 (4.60%) Analytics
11 71 (4.30%) Information Security
12 70 (4.24%) Migration
12 70 (4.24%) Service Management
13 58 (3.51%) Data Analysis
14 57 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
15 55 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
15 55 (3.33%) Service Delivery
15 55 (3.33%) Workflow
16 51 (3.09%) Document Management
17 47 (2.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 167 (10.11%) SQL
2 78 (4.72%) JavaScript
3 58 (3.51%) C#
4 57 (3.45%) Java
5 24 (1.45%) C
6 23 (1.39%) T-SQL
7 22 (1.33%) VBA
8 19 (1.15%) Python
9 18 (1.09%) Perl
10 15 (0.91%) PowerShell
11 12 (0.73%) VB
12 11 (0.67%) C++
13 10 (0.61%) PHP
14 8 (0.48%) XQuery
15 7 (0.42%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.36%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.36%) R
17 5 (0.30%) XPath
18 4 (0.24%) Bash Shell
18 4 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 150 (9.08%) Degree
2 50 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 47 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 39 (2.36%) CISSP
5 32 (1.94%) PMI Certification
5 32 (1.94%) SC Cleared
6 29 (1.76%) ISEB
7 26 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 26 (1.57%) CISM
8 25 (1.51%) PMP
9 22 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
10 20 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 17 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (0.97%) MCSE
12 16 (0.97%) CISA
12 16 (0.97%) MOS
12 16 (0.97%) MCITP
13 11 (0.67%) ISTQB
14 10 (0.61%) MCDST
14 10 (0.61%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (2.97%) QA
2 31 (1.88%) SLA
3 28 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.91%) COBIT
5 14 (0.85%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
8 8 (0.48%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.42%) EMIR
9 7 (0.42%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.36%) MiFID
10 6 (0.36%) P3O
11 4 (0.24%) PMBOK
11 4 (0.24%) FATCA
12 3 (0.18%) COSO
12 3 (0.18%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.18%) GxP
12 3 (0.18%) Basel II
13 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.12%) CRD IV
System Software
1 96 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.03%) NFS
4 9 (0.54%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.24%) XenApp
7 4 (0.24%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.24%) vSphere
8 3 (0.18%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.12%) vCloud
9 2 (0.12%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.12%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.12%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.12%) Snort
9 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.061%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.061%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.061%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 19 (1.15%) SCCM
2 17 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (0.79%) Control-M
4 9 (0.54%) AirWatch
5 6 (0.36%) Data Guard
6 5 (0.30%) SCOM
6 5 (0.30%) Nessus
7 4 (0.24%) OpenView
7 4 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (0.24%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.18%) Kibana
8 3 (0.18%) Puppet
8 3 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.18%) Netcool
8 3 (0.18%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.18%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.12%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.12%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 248 (15.01%) Microsoft
2 60 (3.63%) SAP
3 59 (3.57%) Citrix
4 52 (3.15%) Oracle
5 44 (2.66%) HP
6 37 (2.24%) Cisco
7 34 (2.06%) Adobe
8 32 (1.94%) VMware
9 18 (1.09%) Apple
10 17 (1.03%) Amdocs
10 17 (1.03%) Tableau
11 16 (0.97%) Remedy
12 14 (0.85%) Symantec
12 14 (0.85%) TIBCO
12 14 (0.85%) IBM
13 11 (0.67%) Google
14 9 (0.54%) LANDesk
14 9 (0.54%) Red Hat
15 7 (0.42%) NetApp
15 7 (0.42%) SolarWinds
Knutsford, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £33 per hour
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £100.00 - £120.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £435 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
JM
Rate: £475 - £495 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
First Point
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Qualserv Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Open Link Resource Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Information Technology Services
Rate: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Quindell Resourcing
Rate: From £275 to £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £280 - £290 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £259 - £356 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
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