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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 129 147 162
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +15
Contract jobs citing Legal 813 701 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.63% 1.49% 1.26%
As % of the General category 4.26% 3.61% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 461 300
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £390 £368
% change year-on-year
-1.92% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 36
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.75 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -20.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.20 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £28.85 £83.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.17 £19.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-23.20% +19.69%
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
19065 19400 18470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.24% 41.15% 41.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12772 12494 11109
Average daily rate £440 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +2.85%
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 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 534 723
Average hourly rate £22.13 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.56% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.18 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £21.94
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.84%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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 +6 464 £425 - 122
South East +11 129 £358 -10.56% 33
East of England +9 47 £500 +44.92% 12
North West +2 40 £351 -6.53% 23
West Midlands +4 32 £300 -28.57% 7
East Midlands +19 30 £425 - 8
South West -21 30 £431 +7.81% 11
Yorkshire 0 23 £371 +6.45% 20
North East - 11 £250 - 5
Midlands +1 1 £475 +22.58% 1
Legal
UK

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

1 613 (36.00%) Finance
2 291 (17.09%) Law
3 256 (15.03%) Project Management
4 252 (14.80%) Microsoft
5 236 (13.86%) Windows
5 236 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
6 230 (13.51%) MS Office
7 206 (12.10%) Banking
8 184 (10.80%) MS Excel
9 166 (9.75%) SQL
10 141 (8.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 139 (8.16%) Active Directory
12 128 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
13 126 (7.40%) Degree
14 125 (7.34%) ITIL
15 122 (7.16%) Windows 7
16 121 (7.11%) Telecoms
17 117 (6.87%) PRINCE2
17 117 (6.87%) Business Analysis
18 112 (6.58%) Risk Management
19 109 (6.40%) HTML
20 103 (6.05%) Management Information System
21 89 (5.23%) Migration
22 87 (5.11%) SQL Server
22 87 (5.11%) Marketing
23 86 (5.05%) Investment Banking
24 85 (4.99%) Change Management
25 81 (4.76%) Service Delivery
25 81 (4.76%) Retail
26 80 (4.70%) Scrum

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 64 (3.76%) SharePoint
2 53 (3.11%) MS Exchange
3 42 (2.47%) WorkSite
4 37 (2.17%) CMS
5 35 (2.06%) IIS
6 27 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 27 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (1.06%) Lync
8 15 (0.88%) WebSphere
9 14 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (0.76%) Moodle
11 12 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
12 11 (0.65%) IBM Notes
12 11 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
13 10 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
14 9 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
14 9 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (0.47%) SAS
16 7 (0.41%) Adobe CQ
17 6 (0.35%) TeamSite
Applications
1 230 (13.51%) MS Office
2 184 (10.80%) MS Excel
3 70 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 62 (3.64%) MS Visio
5 50 (2.94%) MS Project
6 32 (1.88%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.41%) Adobe Captivate
8 6 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.12%) InDesign
9 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.12%) FastStats
9 2 (0.12%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.059%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.059%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.059%) ProjectWise
10 1 (0.059%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 12 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.59%) SAP BPC
3 8 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.47%) Visualfiles
4 6 (0.35%) Sentinel
4 6 (0.35%) Loan IQ
5 4 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (0.23%) assyst
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (0.18%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.18%) SAP MM
6 3 (0.18%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.18%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.12%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.12%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.12%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.12%) SAP WM
7 2 (0.12%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (0.53%) Office 365
3 8 (0.47%) SaaS
4 5 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.12%) Taleo
6 1 (0.059%) GitHub
6 1 (0.059%) IaaS
6 1 (0.059%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.059%) Force.com
6 1 (0.059%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.059%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.059%) PaaS
6 1 (0.059%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.059%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.23%) Firewall
2 36 (2.11%) Internet
3 31 (1.82%) Intranet
4 30 (1.76%) VPN
4 30 (1.76%) DNS
5 29 (1.70%) SAN
6 24 (1.41%) WAN
7 22 (1.29%) DHCP
7 22 (1.29%) TCP/IP
8 21 (1.23%) Network Security
9 17 (1.00%) LAN
10 16 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
11 15 (0.88%) FTP
12 13 (0.76%) VoIP
13 12 (0.70%) LTE
14 10 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (0.53%) VLAN
15 9 (0.53%) 3G
16 8 (0.47%) NAS
16 8 (0.47%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (5.11%) SQL Server
2 39 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 35 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (1.12%) Relational Database
7 16 (0.94%) Oracle Database
7 16 (0.94%) QlikView
8 12 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (0.65%) Hadoop
9 11 (0.65%) MySQL
10 10 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
11 9 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (0.53%) Big Data
12 8 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (0.41%) SAP BW
14 6 (0.35%) Data Mining
15 4 (0.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (1.12%) Git (software)
2 18 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (0.47%) Cucumber
3 8 (0.47%) TeamCity
3 8 (0.47%) Ant
4 7 (0.41%) Selenium
4 7 (0.41%) Subversion
4 7 (0.41%) Maven
4 7 (0.41%) JIRA
5 6 (0.35%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.35%) Dreamweaver
6 5 (0.29%) JUnit
6 5 (0.29%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.23%) NUnit
8 3 (0.18%) Hudson
8 3 (0.18%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.18%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.12%) QUnit
9 2 (0.12%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.12%) Grunt
General
1 613 (36.00%) Finance
2 291 (17.09%) Law
3 206 (12.10%) Banking
4 121 (7.11%) Telecoms
5 87 (5.11%) Marketing
6 86 (5.05%) Investment Banking
7 81 (4.76%) Retail
8 75 (4.40%) Publishing
9 50 (2.94%) Front Office
10 29 (1.70%) Billing
11 23 (1.35%) Local Government
12 18 (1.06%) Retail Banking
13 17 (1.00%) Back Office
14 16 (0.94%) Financial Institution
15 14 (0.82%) French Language
16 12 (0.70%) Manufacturing
17 10 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (0.53%) Advertising
19 8 (0.47%) Games
19 8 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 492 (28.89%) Analyst
2 229 (13.45%) Project Manager
3 208 (12.21%) Business Analyst
4 186 (10.92%) Developer
5 80 (4.70%) Consultant
6 78 (4.58%) Service Analyst
7 76 (4.46%) Service Desk Analyst
8 59 (3.46%) Support Analyst
8 59 (3.46%) Architect
9 49 (2.88%) Designer
10 47 (2.76%) Senior Manager
11 33 (1.94%) Senior Analyst
11 33 (1.94%) Senior Project Manager
12 31 (1.82%) Trainer
13 30 (1.76%) Data Analyst
14 29 (1.70%) Administrator
15 28 (1.64%) Help Desk Analyst
16 26 (1.53%) Programme Manager
16 26 (1.53%) Security Analyst
16 26 (1.53%) IT Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (6.40%) HTML
2 79 (4.64%) CSS
3 72 (4.23%) .NET
4 58 (3.41%) HTML5
5 43 (2.52%) XML
6 37 (2.17%) CSS3
7 33 (1.94%) Web Services
7 33 (1.94%) jQuery
8 30 (1.76%) ASP.NET
9 27 (1.59%) Django
10 22 (1.29%) Middleware
11 20 (1.17%) Ajax
12 18 (1.06%) XHTML
13 17 (1.00%) XSLT
14 15 (0.88%) SOAP
14 15 (0.88%) REST
15 13 (0.76%) .NET Framework
16 11 (0.65%) Flash
16 11 (0.65%) J2EE
17 10 (0.59%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 128 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (6.05%) Management Information System
3 59 (3.46%) User Experience
4 58 (3.41%) Blackberry
5 32 (1.88%) Derivative
6 29 (1.70%) E-Learning
7 25 (1.47%) NHS
7 25 (1.47%) Credit Risk
7 25 (1.47%) Social Media
8 21 (1.23%) Freedom of Information
9 17 (1.00%) Computer Science
9 17 (1.00%) Open Source
10 15 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
11 14 (0.82%) Equities
12 13 (0.76%) CESG
12 13 (0.76%) Reference Data
13 12 (0.70%) PMI
14 11 (0.65%) Market Risk
14 11 (0.65%) Freedom of Information Act
15 10 (0.59%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 236 (13.86%) Windows
2 122 (7.16%) Windows 7
3 58 (3.41%) Windows XP
4 57 (3.35%) Linux
5 43 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (2.11%) UNIX
7 22 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (1.17%) Solaris
9 19 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (0.76%) Windows 8
11 11 (0.65%) Android
12 6 (0.35%) AIX
13 5 (0.29%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.18%) CentOS
14 3 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.18%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.12%) HPUX
15 2 (0.12%) SUSE
16 1 (0.059%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (15.03%) Project Management
2 236 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (8.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 125 (7.34%) ITIL
5 117 (6.87%) PRINCE2
5 117 (6.87%) Business Analysis
6 112 (6.58%) Risk Management
7 89 (5.23%) Migration
8 85 (4.99%) Change Management
9 81 (4.76%) Service Delivery
10 80 (4.70%) Scrum
11 79 (4.64%) Information Security
11 79 (4.64%) Business Intelligence
12 70 (4.11%) CRM
13 68 (3.99%) E-Commerce
14 64 (3.76%) Continuous Improvement
15 63 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
16 61 (3.58%) Document Management
17 57 (3.35%) Workflow
18 55 (3.23%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 166 (9.75%) SQL
2 54 (3.17%) JavaScript
3 52 (3.05%) C#
4 51 (2.99%) Java
5 45 (2.64%) Python
6 26 (1.53%) T-SQL
7 23 (1.35%) C
8 21 (1.23%) PHP
9 19 (1.12%) PowerShell
10 18 (1.06%) VBA
11 16 (0.94%) VB
12 13 (0.76%) VBScript
12 13 (0.76%) PL/SQL
12 13 (0.76%) Shell Script
13 11 (0.65%) VB.NET
14 10 (0.59%) XQuery
15 8 (0.47%) C++
15 8 (0.47%) Apex Code
16 5 (0.29%) Perl
17 4 (0.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 126 (7.40%) Degree
2 63 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 52 (3.05%) CISSP
4 40 (2.35%) SC Cleared
5 35 (2.06%) ISEB
6 34 (2.00%) PMI Certification
6 34 (2.00%) CISM
7 30 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 26 (1.53%) PMP
9 21 (1.23%) MOS
10 16 (0.94%) CISA
10 16 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (0.88%) GIAC
11 15 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 12 (0.70%) APMP
13 12 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (0.65%) ISTQB
15 10 (0.59%) CCA
15 10 (0.59%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (2.70%) QA
2 36 (2.11%) SLA
3 21 (1.23%) Dodd-Frank
4 16 (0.94%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.70%) EMIR
7 9 (0.53%) FATCA
7 9 (0.53%) Solvency II
8 6 (0.35%) GAAP
8 6 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.29%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.29%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.23%) CRD IV
10 4 (0.23%) Basel II
10 4 (0.23%) COBIT
11 3 (0.18%) GMP
12 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.12%) COSO
13 1 (0.059%) P3O
13 1 (0.059%) MiFID
System Software
1 139 (8.16%) Active Directory
2 33 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.76%) XenDesktop
4 10 (0.59%) Terminal Server
5 9 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.53%) NFS
6 8 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 7 (0.41%) XenApp
8 6 (0.35%) XenServer
9 5 (0.29%) vSphere
10 4 (0.23%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (0.12%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.12%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.12%) Snort
12 2 (0.12%) Xen
12 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.12%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 33 (1.94%) SCCM
2 21 (1.23%) SCOM
3 9 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (0.53%) Tivoli
4 7 (0.41%) SCVMM
4 7 (0.41%) SCDPM
5 6 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.29%) Puppet
6 5 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.23%) Control-M
7 4 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.23%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.18%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.12%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.12%) MIMEsweeper
9 2 (0.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.12%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 252 (14.80%) Microsoft
2 75 (4.40%) Oracle
3 68 (3.99%) Citrix
4 60 (3.52%) SAP
5 56 (3.29%) VMware
6 42 (2.47%) HP
7 34 (2.00%) Cisco
8 31 (1.82%) IBM
9 25 (1.47%) Business Objects
9 25 (1.47%) Adobe
10 23 (1.35%) Interwoven
11 22 (1.29%) Symantec
12 17 (1.00%) McAfee
12 17 (1.00%) EMC
13 15 (0.88%) CheckPoint
14 13 (0.76%) Reuters
15 12 (0.70%) AppSense
15 12 (0.70%) F5
16 11 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
16 11 (0.65%) Cognos
North West
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £175 to £300 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Dorset
Spring Technology
Rate: £370.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Picture More Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Rate: £460.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Durham, County Durham
LA International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago