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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 152 139 142
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing Legal 762 775 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.50% 1.56% 1.54%
As % of the General category 3.91% 3.98% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 468 401
Average daily rate
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£400 £394 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £550 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 27 18
Average hourly rate £17.75 £17.61 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.79% -19.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £10.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.30 £41.68 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.61 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-13.40% +2.08%
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
19506 19456 18696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.51% 39.22% 42.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12333 12343 11574
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 544 617
Average hourly rate £22.43 £24.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.56% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -11 440 £400 - 148
South East -9 121 £350 - 39
Yorkshire +16 49 £365 -9.42% 25
East of England +32 45 £450 +36.36% 17
North West -20 39 £325 -12.16% 45
South West 0 22 £375 -5.30% 18
East Midlands +1 17 £420 -1.17% 6
West Midlands -40 16 £385 +113.88% 5
North East -7 7 £425 +112.50%
Legal
UK

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 578 (38.87%) Finance
2 263 (17.69%) Project Management
3 262 (17.62%) Law
4 235 (15.80%) Banking
5 231 (15.53%) Microsoft
6 208 (13.99%) Windows
7 189 (12.71%) MS Office
8 182 (12.24%) MS Excel
9 170 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
10 163 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 142 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
12 141 (9.48%) SQL
13 135 (9.08%) PRINCE2
13 135 (9.08%) ITIL
14 128 (8.61%) Degree
15 104 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
15 104 (6.99%) Telecoms
16 100 (6.72%) Windows 7
17 97 (6.52%) Active Directory
18 96 (6.46%) SQL Server
19 93 (6.25%) Business Analysis
20 85 (5.72%) Change Management
21 82 (5.51%) Retail
22 80 (5.38%) Investment Banking
22 80 (5.38%) Risk Management
23 78 (5.25%) Marketing
24 74 (4.98%) .NET
25 73 (4.91%) MS PowerPoint
26 72 (4.84%) Management Information System
27 71 (4.77%) SAP

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 66 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 42 (2.82%) MS Exchange
3 38 (2.56%) WorkSite
4 21 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (1.41%) Lync
5 19 (1.28%) CMS
6 18 (1.21%) IIS
7 16 (1.08%) WebSphere
7 16 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 9 (0.61%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.47%) Drupal
10 7 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.40%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.34%) Apache
12 5 (0.34%) JBoss
12 5 (0.34%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 189 (12.71%) MS Office
2 182 (12.24%) MS Excel
3 73 (4.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 69 (4.64%) MS Visio
5 44 (2.96%) MS Project
6 14 (0.94%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.27%) InDesign
10 3 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.067%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.067%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.067%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (0.74%) SAP BPC
2 9 (0.61%) SAP FI
3 8 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.54%) SAP CO
3 8 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (0.47%) Sentinel
5 6 (0.40%) SAP WM
6 5 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.27%) thinkFolio
7 4 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.20%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.20%) HFM
8 3 (0.20%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.13%) SAP FSCM
9 2 (0.13%) Eikon
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.67%) Office 365
2 8 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.34%) SaaS
4 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.20%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.13%) Force.com
6 2 (0.13%) GitHub
6 2 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.13%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.067%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.067%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.067%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.067%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.067%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.067%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (3.23%) Internet
2 23 (1.55%) DNS
3 21 (1.41%) Firewall
4 16 (1.08%) DHCP
5 15 (1.01%) WAN
5 15 (1.01%) TCP/IP
6 13 (0.87%) LAN
7 12 (0.81%) SAN
7 12 (0.81%) VPN
8 9 (0.61%) FTP
8 9 (0.61%) Intranet
8 9 (0.61%) Network Security
9 8 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (0.47%) HTTP
11 5 (0.34%) 3G
11 5 (0.34%) PBX
11 5 (0.34%) SMS
11 5 (0.34%) VoIP
11 5 (0.34%) Wireless
11 5 (0.34%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (6.46%) SQL Server
2 46 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 29 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 25 (1.68%) Relational Database
7 19 (1.28%) QlikView
8 15 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (0.94%) MongoDB
10 12 (0.81%) Oracle Database
10 12 (0.81%) Big Data
10 12 (0.81%) RDBMS
11 11 (0.74%) SAP BW
11 11 (0.74%) NoSQL
12 10 (0.67%) Hadoop
12 10 (0.67%) MarkLogic
12 10 (0.67%) Spotfire
12 10 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (0.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (1.48%) JIRA
2 17 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (0.87%) JUnit
3 13 (0.87%) Subversion
4 10 (0.67%) Maven
5 9 (0.61%) Visual Studio
5 9 (0.61%) Selenium
6 8 (0.54%) Cucumber
7 7 (0.47%) Git (software)
8 6 (0.40%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.40%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.40%) Ant
8 6 (0.40%) MSI
9 5 (0.34%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.27%) NUnit
11 3 (0.20%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (0.20%) AdminStudio
11 3 (0.20%) WebSpeed
11 3 (0.20%) PVCS
11 3 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 578 (38.87%) Finance
2 262 (17.62%) Law
3 235 (15.80%) Banking
4 104 (6.99%) Telecoms
5 82 (5.51%) Retail
6 80 (5.38%) Investment Banking
7 78 (5.25%) Marketing
8 44 (2.96%) Front Office
9 42 (2.82%) Publishing
10 29 (1.95%) Billing
11 22 (1.48%) Retail Banking
11 22 (1.48%) Local Government
11 22 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
12 16 (1.08%) Advertising
13 14 (0.94%) French Language
14 13 (0.87%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.74%) Manufacturing
16 10 (0.67%) Back Office
17 7 (0.47%) Games
18 5 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 414 (27.84%) Analyst
2 227 (15.27%) Project Manager
3 174 (11.70%) Business Analyst
4 145 (9.75%) Developer
5 76 (5.11%) Architect
6 74 (4.98%) Consultant
7 55 (3.70%) Service Analyst
8 54 (3.63%) Support Analyst
9 53 (3.56%) Service Desk Analyst
10 38 (2.56%) Senior Manager
11 31 (2.08%) Data Analyst
11 31 (2.08%) .NET Developer
12 30 (2.02%) Coordinator
13 29 (1.95%) Business Manager
13 29 (1.95%) Senior Project Manager
14 28 (1.88%) Solutions Architect
15 27 (1.82%) 2nd Line Support
16 26 (1.75%) Designer
17 23 (1.55%) Senior Analyst
17 23 (1.55%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (4.98%) .NET
2 58 (3.90%) HTML
3 40 (2.69%) CSS
4 34 (2.29%) XML
5 24 (1.61%) Web Services
5 24 (1.61%) ASP.NET
6 21 (1.41%) jQuery
7 20 (1.34%) .NET Framework
8 19 (1.28%) Middleware
9 18 (1.21%) REST
10 17 (1.14%) HTML5
11 16 (1.08%) SOAP
12 14 (0.94%) XSLT
13 13 (0.87%) AngularJS
14 12 (0.81%) Ajax
14 12 (0.81%) JSP
15 11 (0.74%) CSS3
16 9 (0.61%) J2EE
16 9 (0.61%) WCF
16 9 (0.61%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 142 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (4.84%) Management Information System
3 55 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 33 (2.22%) User Experience
5 23 (1.55%) Visualisation
6 22 (1.48%) Computer Science
7 21 (1.41%) Open Source
8 20 (1.34%) Derivative
8 20 (1.34%) E-Learning
8 20 (1.34%) PMI
9 16 (1.08%) Social Media
10 14 (0.94%) Clustering
11 13 (0.87%) Mobile App
12 12 (0.81%) Freedom of Information
12 12 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 11 (0.74%) NHS
13 11 (0.74%) Fixed Income
13 11 (0.74%) Credit Risk
13 11 (0.74%) CMDB
14 10 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 208 (13.99%) Windows
2 100 (6.72%) Windows 7
3 49 (3.30%) Linux
4 43 (2.89%) Windows XP
5 36 (2.42%) UNIX
6 34 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (1.61%) Android
10 18 (1.21%) Windows 8
11 14 (0.94%) Apple iOS
11 14 (0.94%) Solaris
12 7 (0.47%) Windows Vista
13 5 (0.34%) AIX
14 4 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.20%) SUSE
16 2 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.13%) HPUX
16 2 (0.13%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (17.69%) Project Management
2 170 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 135 (9.08%) PRINCE2
4 135 (9.08%) ITIL
5 104 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
6 93 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 85 (5.72%) Change Management
8 80 (5.38%) Risk Management
9 65 (4.37%) CRM
9 65 (4.37%) Information Security
10 64 (4.30%) Service Delivery
10 64 (4.30%) Migration
11 57 (3.83%) Continuous Improvement
12 56 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
13 52 (3.50%) Service Management
13 52 (3.50%) Analytics
14 49 (3.30%) Document Management
15 48 (3.23%) Workflow
16 46 (3.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 141 (9.48%) SQL
2 54 (3.63%) JavaScript
3 53 (3.56%) Java
4 48 (3.23%) C#
5 24 (1.61%) Python
6 23 (1.55%) T-SQL
7 18 (1.21%) PowerShell
8 16 (1.08%) VB
9 15 (1.01%) C
10 13 (0.87%) VB.NET
10 13 (0.87%) VBA
11 9 (0.61%) XQuery
12 8 (0.54%) Apex Code
13 6 (0.40%) Perl
13 6 (0.40%) C++
14 5 (0.34%) R
15 4 (0.27%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.20%) Delphi
16 3 (0.20%) VBScript
16 3 (0.20%) XAML
Qualifications
1 128 (8.61%) Degree
2 53 (3.56%) Security Cleared
3 40 (2.69%) PMI Certification
4 33 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (1.95%) ISEB
5 29 (1.95%) CISSP
6 28 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 28 (1.88%) SC Cleared
7 27 (1.82%) PMP
8 16 (1.08%) CISM
8 16 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (1.01%) MOS
10 14 (0.94%) APMP
11 13 (0.87%) MCSE
11 13 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 12 (0.81%) ISTQB
12 12 (0.81%) MCITP
13 11 (0.74%) CCNA
13 11 (0.74%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (2.76%) QA
2 36 (2.42%) SLA
3 22 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.08%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.81%) Dodd-Frank
5 12 (0.81%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.67%) EMIR
7 9 (0.61%) Solvency II
8 7 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.47%) P3O
9 6 (0.40%) FATCA
9 6 (0.40%) COBIT
10 5 (0.34%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.34%) GAAP
11 3 (0.20%) GxP
11 3 (0.20%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.20%) MiFID
11 3 (0.20%) COSO
11 3 (0.20%) PMBOK
12 2 (0.13%) CRD IV
System Software
1 97 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 24 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.74%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.67%) XenDesktop
4 10 (0.67%) VMware ESX
5 9 (0.61%) NFS
5 9 (0.61%) vSphere
6 6 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.27%) XenApp
8 4 (0.27%) XenServer
8 4 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (0.13%) Snort
10 2 (0.13%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.067%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.067%) GPFS
11 1 (0.067%) HDFS
11 1 (0.067%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.067%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 25 (1.68%) SCCM
2 11 (0.74%) SCOM
3 8 (0.54%) Control-M
4 6 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.40%) Puppet
4 6 (0.40%) Data Guard
5 5 (0.34%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
5 5 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.20%) Kibana
6 3 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.13%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.13%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.13%) OpenView
8 1 (0.067%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.067%) Legato
Vendors
1 231 (15.53%) Microsoft
2 71 (4.77%) SAP
3 59 (3.97%) Oracle
4 57 (3.83%) Citrix
5 37 (2.49%) VMware
6 31 (2.08%) HP
7 28 (1.88%) Adobe
8 20 (1.34%) Cisco
9 17 (1.14%) IBM
10 16 (1.08%) Tableau
11 12 (0.81%) Symantec
11 12 (0.81%) Business Objects
12 11 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (0.74%) TIBCO
12 11 (0.74%) EMC
13 10 (0.67%) MobileIron
13 10 (0.67%) Red Hat
13 10 (0.67%) Progress
14 9 (0.61%) NetApp
14 9 (0.61%) Interwoven
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Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheshire
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Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £375 - £405 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Yoh
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Venturi
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £280 - £320 per day
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Rate: contract will be equivalent to 45k - 50k salary (ie - 20- 30 ph)
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Executive Resource Group
Rate: £600 - 700 per day
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