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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 150 114 144
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +30
Contract jobs citing Legal 714 821 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.50% 1.79% 1.46%
As % of the General category 3.85% 4.50% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 497 360
Average daily rate
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£423 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £199 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 22
Average hourly rate £19.25 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.83 £10.00 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £48.00 £22.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £14.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+60.34% -12.12%
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
18531 18225 17068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.91% 39.84% 41.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11837 11263 10619
Average daily rate £440 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 593 555
Average hourly rate £21.50 £23.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -21 416 £426 +0.23% 126
South East -25 116 £363 +11.61% 30
East of England +13 35 £475 +26.66% 6
South West -9 33 £385 -3.75% 13
North West -16 33 £350 -6.66% 26
West Midlands -25 24 £275 -15.38% 8
Yorkshire -26 21 £363 +20.83% 22
East Midlands +2 20 £423 -0.58% 7
Legal
UK

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 603 (37.97%) Finance
2 284 (17.88%) Law
3 267 (16.81%) Project Management
4 229 (14.42%) Microsoft
5 218 (13.73%) MS Office
5 218 (13.73%) Banking
6 210 (13.22%) Agile Software Development
7 204 (12.85%) Windows
8 179 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 177 (11.15%) MS Excel
10 163 (10.26%) SQL
11 144 (9.07%) ITIL
12 131 (8.25%) PRINCE2
13 124 (7.81%) Telecoms
13 124 (7.81%) Degree
14 120 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
15 113 (7.12%) Active Directory
16 102 (6.42%) Risk Management
16 102 (6.42%) Windows 7
17 99 (6.23%) Management Information System
18 98 (6.17%) SQL Server
19 95 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
20 90 (5.67%) Business Analysis
21 83 (5.23%) Marketing
22 81 (5.10%) Retail
23 78 (4.91%) MS Visio
24 77 (4.85%) Service Delivery
24 77 (4.85%) Change Management
25 71 (4.47%) Information Security
26 70 (4.41%) Investment Banking

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 62 (3.90%) SharePoint
2 48 (3.02%) MS Exchange
3 42 (2.64%) WorkSite
4 30 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 29 (1.83%) CMS
6 28 (1.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 24 (1.51%) IIS
8 17 (1.07%) Lync
9 10 (0.63%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (0.44%) SAS
12 6 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.38%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.31%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.31%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.25%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 218 (13.73%) MS Office
2 177 (11.15%) MS Excel
3 78 (4.91%) MS Visio
4 67 (4.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 51 (3.21%) MS Project
6 18 (1.13%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.44%) Adobe Captivate
8 4 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.13%) InDesign
10 1 (0.063%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.063%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.063%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.063%) ProjectWise
10 1 (0.063%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 16 (1.01%) SAP BPC
2 10 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.38%) Loan IQ
3 6 (0.38%) Sentinel
4 5 (0.31%) Visualfiles
4 5 (0.31%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.31%) SAP WM
4 5 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.25%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.19%) assyst
6 3 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.19%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.19%) HFM
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.13%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.13%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.13%) SAP SRM
7 2 (0.13%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.50%) Office 365
2 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.38%) SaaS
3 3 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.13%) Force.com
4 2 (0.13%) Taleo
5 1 (0.063%) GitHub
5 1 (0.063%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.063%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.063%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.063%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.063%) PaaS
5 1 (0.063%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.063%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.64%) Internet
2 30 (1.89%) Firewall
3 29 (1.83%) VPN
4 24 (1.51%) DNS
5 23 (1.45%) Intranet
6 21 (1.32%) SAN
7 20 (1.26%) WAN
8 17 (1.07%) DHCP
9 16 (1.01%) Network Security
10 15 (0.94%) LAN
10 15 (0.94%) TCP/IP
11 13 (0.82%) LTE
12 11 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
12 11 (0.69%) FTP
13 9 (0.57%) 3G
13 9 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (0.50%) 4G
14 8 (0.50%) VoIP
14 8 (0.50%) PBX
15 6 (0.38%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 45 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
3 41 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (1.26%) Relational Database
7 18 (1.13%) QlikView
8 14 (0.88%) Oracle Database
8 14 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (0.82%) SAP BW
10 11 (0.69%) Hadoop
11 10 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (0.63%) Big Data
11 10 (0.63%) MySQL
11 10 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (0.50%) RDBMS
12 8 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
13 6 (0.38%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (0.82%) JIRA
3 10 (0.63%) Subversion
3 10 (0.63%) Maven
3 10 (0.63%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.38%) Cucumber
4 6 (0.38%) TeamCity
4 6 (0.38%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.38%) Dreamweaver
5 5 (0.31%) JUnit
6 4 (0.25%) Ant
6 4 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (0.25%) Selenium
6 4 (0.25%) NUnit
7 3 (0.19%) ReSharper
7 3 (0.19%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.19%) PVCS
7 3 (0.19%) AdminStudio
7 3 (0.19%) WebSpeed
7 3 (0.19%) Hudson
General
1 603 (37.97%) Finance
2 284 (17.88%) Law
3 218 (13.73%) Banking
4 124 (7.81%) Telecoms
5 83 (5.23%) Marketing
6 81 (5.10%) Retail
7 70 (4.41%) Investment Banking
8 67 (4.22%) Publishing
9 47 (2.96%) Front Office
10 34 (2.14%) Billing
11 26 (1.64%) Local Government
12 21 (1.32%) Retail Banking
13 16 (1.01%) French Language
13 16 (1.01%) Back Office
13 16 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (0.76%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.63%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.63%) Advertising
16 7 (0.44%) German Language
17 5 (0.31%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 449 (28.27%) Analyst
2 235 (14.80%) Project Manager
3 191 (12.03%) Business Analyst
4 167 (10.52%) Developer
5 80 (5.04%) Consultant
6 71 (4.47%) Service Analyst
7 70 (4.41%) Service Desk Analyst
8 67 (4.22%) Architect
9 52 (3.27%) Support Analyst
10 45 (2.83%) Designer
11 39 (2.46%) Senior Manager
12 33 (2.08%) Data Analyst
13 30 (1.89%) Programme Manager
14 29 (1.83%) Trainer
14 29 (1.83%) Business Manager
15 28 (1.76%) Senior Project Manager
16 27 (1.70%) IT Trainer
16 27 (1.70%) Solutions Architect
17 26 (1.64%) Senior Analyst
18 24 (1.51%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (4.28%) HTML
1 68 (4.28%) .NET
2 52 (3.27%) CSS
3 36 (2.27%) XML
4 29 (1.83%) Web Services
5 28 (1.76%) jQuery
6 27 (1.70%) HTML5
7 26 (1.64%) ASP.NET
8 24 (1.51%) CSS3
9 20 (1.26%) REST
10 18 (1.13%) SOAP
11 17 (1.07%) Middleware
12 13 (0.82%) Ajax
13 12 (0.76%) XSLT
14 11 (0.69%) JSP
14 11 (0.69%) .NET Framework
14 11 (0.69%) Django
14 11 (0.69%) AngularJS
15 10 (0.63%) J2EE
16 9 (0.57%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 120 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (6.23%) Management Information System
3 61 (3.84%) Blackberry
4 42 (2.64%) User Experience
5 28 (1.76%) Derivative
6 25 (1.57%) Social Media
7 20 (1.26%) E-Learning
8 19 (1.20%) Credit Risk
9 18 (1.13%) Computer Science
9 18 (1.13%) Freedom of Information
10 16 (1.01%) NHS
10 16 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
10 16 (1.01%) Open Source
11 14 (0.88%) PMI
11 14 (0.88%) CESG
12 13 (0.82%) Freedom of Information Act
13 12 (0.76%) Visualisation
14 11 (0.69%) Learning Management System
14 11 (0.69%) Clustering
15 10 (0.63%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 204 (12.85%) Windows
2 102 (6.42%) Windows 7
3 48 (3.02%) Linux
4 45 (2.83%) Windows XP
5 38 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (2.27%) UNIX
7 25 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (0.94%) Solaris
9 15 (0.94%) Android
10 13 (0.82%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.44%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.44%) Windows Vista
11 7 (0.44%) AIX
12 3 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.13%) HPUX
13 2 (0.13%) SUSE
14 1 (0.063%) zOS
14 1 (0.063%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (16.81%) Project Management
2 210 (13.22%) Agile Software Development
3 179 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 144 (9.07%) ITIL
5 131 (8.25%) PRINCE2
6 102 (6.42%) Risk Management
7 95 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
8 90 (5.67%) Business Analysis
9 77 (4.85%) Service Delivery
9 77 (4.85%) Change Management
10 71 (4.47%) Information Security
11 69 (4.35%) CRM
12 66 (4.16%) Migration
13 65 (4.09%) Continuous Improvement
14 62 (3.90%) Scrum
15 59 (3.72%) Analytics
16 55 (3.46%) Document Management
17 54 (3.40%) User Acceptance Testing
18 53 (3.34%) Validation
19 50 (3.15%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 163 (10.26%) SQL
2 53 (3.34%) C#
3 50 (3.15%) Java
4 44 (2.77%) JavaScript
5 27 (1.70%) Python
6 25 (1.57%) T-SQL
7 23 (1.45%) C
8 20 (1.26%) PowerShell
9 18 (1.13%) VBA
10 15 (0.94%) VB
11 14 (0.88%) PL/SQL
12 13 (0.82%) VB.NET
13 11 (0.69%) PHP
13 11 (0.69%) VBScript
13 11 (0.69%) C++
14 10 (0.63%) Shell Script
15 9 (0.57%) Apex Code
16 3 (0.19%) R
16 3 (0.19%) VB6
16 3 (0.19%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 124 (7.81%) Degree
2 56 (3.53%) Security Cleared
3 42 (2.64%) CISSP
4 36 (2.27%) PMI Certification
5 35 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 34 (2.14%) ISEB
7 33 (2.08%) SC Cleared
8 30 (1.89%) CISM
9 27 (1.70%) PMP
10 23 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (1.26%) MOS
12 19 (1.20%) VCP4
13 16 (1.01%) APMP
13 16 (1.01%) CISA
13 16 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
14 14 (0.88%) CCNA
15 13 (0.82%) MCSE
15 13 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 11 (0.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (2.46%) SLA
2 37 (2.33%) QA
3 22 (1.39%) Dodd-Frank
4 14 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.76%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.76%) EMIR
6 9 (0.57%) Solvency II
7 7 (0.44%) FATCA
7 7 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.38%) GAAP
9 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.25%) P3O
9 4 (0.25%) COBIT
10 3 (0.19%) COSO
10 3 (0.19%) Basel II
10 3 (0.19%) CRD IV
11 2 (0.13%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.13%) MiFID
12 1 (0.063%) JSP 440
System Software
1 113 (7.12%) Active Directory
2 29 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.94%) XenDesktop
4 13 (0.82%) NFS
5 12 (0.76%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.69%) Terminal Server
7 10 (0.63%) vSphere
8 8 (0.50%) XenApp
8 8 (0.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (0.38%) XenServer
9 6 (0.38%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (0.13%) Snort
12 2 (0.13%) Xen
12 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
13 1 (0.063%) Novell eDirectory
13 1 (0.063%) SRDF
13 1 (0.063%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 38 (2.39%) SCCM
2 19 (1.20%) SCOM
3 8 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (0.44%) SCVMM
4 7 (0.44%) Puppet
4 7 (0.44%) SCDPM
5 6 (0.38%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (0.25%) Control-M
6 4 (0.25%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.19%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.13%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (0.13%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.13%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 229 (14.42%) Microsoft
2 69 (4.35%) Oracle
3 67 (4.22%) Citrix
4 61 (3.84%) SAP
5 44 (2.77%) VMware
6 35 (2.20%) HP
7 30 (1.89%) Cisco
8 24 (1.51%) Interwoven
8 24 (1.51%) Adobe
9 23 (1.45%) IBM
10 17 (1.07%) Business Objects
10 17 (1.07%) EMC
11 15 (0.94%) Symantec
12 14 (0.88%) McAfee
12 14 (0.88%) AppSense
13 13 (0.82%) Amdocs
14 12 (0.76%) F5
15 11 (0.69%) CheckPoint
15 11 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
16 10 (0.63%) Reuters
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