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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 140 117 168
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +51
Contract jobs citing Legal 730 756 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.57% 1.72% 1.27%
As % of the General category 4.05% 4.19% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 487 298
Average daily rate
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£423 £422 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.23% +12.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £204 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £624 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 32
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.63% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £12.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.75 £30.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+26.47% +3.03%
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
18006 18063 16486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.77% 41.07% 40.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11808 11443 10043
Average daily rate £440 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 565 637
Average hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 -15 416 £425 - 170
South East +11 113 £375 -1.31% 38
East of England +21 46 £500 +33.33% 12
North West -1 40 £375 - 26
West Midlands 0 34 £300 -8.39% 7
South West -5 32 £385 -3.75% 16
East Midlands +8 17 £475 +8.57% 8
Yorkshire -23 14 £376 +20.40% 22
Midlands - 1 £475 - 2
Legal
UK

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 597 (36.67%) Finance
2 278 (17.08%) Law
3 264 (16.22%) Project Management
4 240 (14.74%) Microsoft
5 232 (14.25%) MS Office
6 226 (13.88%) Windows
7 219 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
8 210 (12.90%) Banking
9 184 (11.30%) MS Excel
10 162 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 156 (9.58%) SQL
12 130 (7.99%) Degree
13 128 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
14 127 (7.80%) Active Directory
15 125 (7.68%) Telecoms
16 123 (7.56%) ITIL
17 116 (7.13%) Windows 7
18 112 (6.88%) PRINCE2
19 105 (6.45%) Risk Management
20 101 (6.20%) Business Analysis
21 97 (5.96%) Management Information System
22 91 (5.59%) SQL Server
23 90 (5.53%) Business Intelligence
24 86 (5.28%) HTML
25 83 (5.10%) Investment Banking
25 83 (5.10%) Marketing
26 82 (5.04%) Service Delivery
27 79 (4.85%) Change Management
27 79 (4.85%) Retail
28 76 (4.67%) Information Security

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 63 (3.87%) SharePoint
2 53 (3.26%) MS Exchange
3 47 (2.89%) WorkSite
4 34 (2.09%) IIS
5 29 (1.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 28 (1.72%) CMS
7 26 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
8 18 (1.11%) Lync
9 14 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (0.74%) WebSphere
11 9 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (0.49%) IBM Notes
12 8 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (0.43%) SAS
13 7 (0.43%) Moodle
14 5 (0.31%) Apache
14 5 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 232 (14.25%) MS Office
2 184 (11.30%) MS Excel
3 70 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 68 (4.18%) MS Visio
5 50 (3.07%) MS Project
6 25 (1.54%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.43%) Adobe Captivate
7 7 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.12%) InDesign
9 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.061%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.061%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.061%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.061%) FastStats
10 1 (0.061%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.061%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 13 (0.80%) SAP BPC
2 11 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.37%) Sentinel
4 6 (0.37%) Loan IQ
5 5 (0.31%) Visualfiles
5 5 (0.31%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.25%) SAP WM
6 4 (0.25%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.18%) SAP SRM
7 3 (0.18%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.18%) assyst
7 3 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.12%) Eikon
8 2 (0.12%) SAP FSCM
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.12%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.12%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (0.55%) Office 365
3 6 (0.37%) SaaS
4 4 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.12%) Force.com
5 2 (0.12%) Taleo
6 1 (0.061%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.061%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.061%) PaaS
6 1 (0.061%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.061%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.061%) GitHub
6 1 (0.061%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.40%) Internet
2 35 (2.15%) Firewall
3 30 (1.84%) Intranet
4 29 (1.78%) VPN
5 27 (1.66%) DNS
6 25 (1.54%) SAN
7 23 (1.41%) WAN
8 20 (1.23%) TCP/IP
9 19 (1.17%) Network Security
9 19 (1.17%) DHCP
9 19 (1.17%) LAN
10 15 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
11 13 (0.80%) LTE
11 13 (0.80%) FTP
12 11 (0.68%) VoIP
13 9 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (0.55%) 3G
14 8 (0.49%) 4G
14 8 (0.49%) PBX
15 6 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (5.59%) SQL Server
2 41 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 37 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 36 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (1.04%) Relational Database
8 15 (0.92%) QlikView
8 15 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (0.86%) Oracle Database
10 13 (0.80%) SAP BW
11 12 (0.74%) Hadoop
12 10 (0.61%) Big Data
12 10 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
13 9 (0.55%) MySQL
14 6 (0.37%) Data Mining
15 5 (0.31%) OLAP
15 5 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 20 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (0.92%) Git (software)
3 8 (0.49%) TeamCity
3 8 (0.49%) Subversion
4 7 (0.43%) JIRA
4 7 (0.43%) Maven
4 7 (0.43%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.37%) Dreamweaver
5 6 (0.37%) JUnit
6 5 (0.31%) Ant
6 5 (0.31%) Eclipse
6 5 (0.31%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.25%) NUnit
7 4 (0.25%) Selenium
8 3 (0.18%) QUnit
8 3 (0.18%) Jasmine
8 3 (0.18%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.18%) Hudson
9 2 (0.12%) Grunt
9 2 (0.12%) EasyMock
General
1 597 (36.67%) Finance
2 278 (17.08%) Law
3 210 (12.90%) Banking
4 125 (7.68%) Telecoms
5 83 (5.10%) Investment Banking
5 83 (5.10%) Marketing
6 79 (4.85%) Retail
7 70 (4.30%) Publishing
8 51 (3.13%) Front Office
9 34 (2.09%) Billing
10 28 (1.72%) Local Government
11 21 (1.29%) Retail Banking
12 17 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
13 16 (0.98%) Back Office
13 16 (0.98%) French Language
14 10 (0.61%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.61%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.61%) Advertising
15 9 (0.55%) German Language
16 6 (0.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 470 (28.87%) Analyst
2 238 (14.62%) Project Manager
3 195 (11.98%) Business Analyst
4 176 (10.81%) Developer
5 81 (4.98%) Consultant
6 77 (4.73%) Service Analyst
7 75 (4.61%) Service Desk Analyst
8 62 (3.81%) Architect
9 56 (3.44%) Support Analyst
10 49 (3.01%) Senior Manager
11 42 (2.58%) Designer
12 35 (2.15%) Senior Project Manager
13 33 (2.03%) Trainer
14 32 (1.97%) Senior Analyst
15 30 (1.84%) Data Analyst
15 30 (1.84%) Programme Manager
16 28 (1.72%) Business Manager
16 28 (1.72%) Solutions Architect
17 26 (1.60%) Security Analyst
17 26 (1.60%) IT Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (5.28%) HTML
2 68 (4.18%) .NET
3 65 (3.99%) CSS
4 41 (2.52%) HTML5
5 35 (2.15%) XML
6 33 (2.03%) jQuery
7 30 (1.84%) ASP.NET
7 30 (1.84%) Web Services
7 30 (1.84%) CSS3
8 19 (1.17%) REST
9 18 (1.11%) SOAP
10 17 (1.04%) Django
10 17 (1.04%) Middleware
11 14 (0.86%) XSLT
11 14 (0.86%) Ajax
12 11 (0.68%) JSP
12 11 (0.68%) XHTML
12 11 (0.68%) AngularJS
13 10 (0.61%) J2EE
13 10 (0.61%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 128 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (5.96%) Management Information System
3 62 (3.81%) Blackberry
4 47 (2.89%) User Experience
5 28 (1.72%) Derivative
6 27 (1.66%) E-Learning
7 25 (1.54%) Credit Risk
8 23 (1.41%) Social Media
9 19 (1.17%) Freedom of Information
10 18 (1.11%) NHS
10 18 (1.11%) Computer Science
11 17 (1.04%) Open Source
12 16 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
13 14 (0.86%) CESG
14 13 (0.80%) Freedom of Information Act
15 11 (0.68%) Clustering
15 11 (0.68%) Learning Management System
16 10 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
16 10 (0.61%) CESG CLAS
16 10 (0.61%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 226 (13.88%) Windows
2 116 (7.13%) Windows 7
3 55 (3.38%) Windows XP
4 53 (3.26%) Linux
5 42 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (2.03%) UNIX
7 27 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (0.98%) Solaris
10 14 (0.86%) Windows 8
11 11 (0.68%) Android
12 7 (0.43%) AIX
13 5 (0.31%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.25%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.12%) CentOS
16 2 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.12%) SUSE
16 2 (0.12%) HPUX
17 1 (0.061%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (16.22%) Project Management
2 219 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 123 (7.56%) ITIL
5 112 (6.88%) PRINCE2
6 105 (6.45%) Risk Management
7 101 (6.20%) Business Analysis
8 90 (5.53%) Business Intelligence
9 82 (5.04%) Service Delivery
10 79 (4.85%) Change Management
11 76 (4.67%) Information Security
12 74 (4.55%) Migration
13 71 (4.36%) Scrum
14 70 (4.30%) CRM
15 63 (3.87%) E-Commerce
16 60 (3.69%) Validation
17 59 (3.62%) User Acceptance Testing
17 59 (3.62%) Continuous Improvement
18 58 (3.56%) Document Management
19 54 (3.32%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 156 (9.58%) SQL
2 51 (3.13%) Java
2 51 (3.13%) C#
3 50 (3.07%) JavaScript
4 33 (2.03%) Python
5 27 (1.66%) T-SQL
6 21 (1.29%) C
7 19 (1.17%) VBA
8 17 (1.04%) PowerShell
9 15 (0.92%) VB
10 13 (0.80%) PL/SQL
11 12 (0.74%) Shell Script
11 12 (0.74%) PHP
12 11 (0.68%) VB.NET
13 10 (0.61%) VBScript
13 10 (0.61%) C++
14 9 (0.55%) Apex Code
15 6 (0.37%) XQuery
16 5 (0.31%) Perl
17 3 (0.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 130 (7.99%) Degree
2 60 (3.69%) Security Cleared
3 48 (2.95%) CISSP
4 38 (2.33%) SC Cleared
5 32 (1.97%) CISM
6 29 (1.78%) ISEB
7 27 (1.66%) PMI Certification
8 26 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 21 (1.29%) MOS
9 21 (1.29%) PMP
10 19 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (0.98%) CISA
12 15 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (0.92%) APMP
13 14 (0.86%) GIAC
14 13 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (0.80%) CCNA
15 12 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 11 (0.68%) MCSE
17 9 (0.55%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (2.46%) QA
2 36 (2.21%) SLA
3 19 (1.17%) Dodd-Frank
4 16 (0.98%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.68%) EMIR
7 6 (0.37%) Solvency II
7 6 (0.37%) FATCA
7 6 (0.37%) GAAP
7 6 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.25%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.25%) COBIT
9 3 (0.18%) Basel II
9 3 (0.18%) CRD IV
9 3 (0.18%) P3O
10 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.12%) COSO
10 2 (0.12%) MiFID
11 1 (0.061%) JSP 440
System Software
1 127 (7.80%) Active Directory
2 32 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.92%) XenDesktop
4 12 (0.74%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.68%) Terminal Server
6 10 (0.61%) vSphere
7 9 (0.55%) NFS
8 8 (0.49%) XenApp
8 8 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (0.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 6 (0.37%) XenServer
9 6 (0.37%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.12%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.12%) Snort
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.12%) Xen
12 1 (0.061%) Novell eDirectory
12 1 (0.061%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 36 (2.21%) SCCM
2 21 (1.29%) SCOM
3 10 (0.61%) Tivoli
4 8 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (0.43%) SCVMM
5 7 (0.43%) SCDPM
6 6 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.37%) Puppet
6 6 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.25%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.25%) Control-M
8 3 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.18%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.12%) EdgeSight
9 2 (0.12%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.12%) MIMEsweeper
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 240 (14.74%) Microsoft
2 69 (4.24%) Oracle
3 68 (4.18%) Citrix
4 60 (3.69%) SAP
5 54 (3.32%) VMware
6 40 (2.46%) HP
7 33 (2.03%) Cisco
8 26 (1.60%) IBM
8 26 (1.60%) Interwoven
9 25 (1.54%) Adobe
10 19 (1.17%) EMC
11 18 (1.11%) Symantec
12 17 (1.04%) Business Objects
13 15 (0.92%) CheckPoint
13 15 (0.92%) McAfee
14 14 (0.86%) AppSense
15 13 (0.80%) Cognos
16 12 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
17 11 (0.68%) F5
18 10 (0.61%) Informatica
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