The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Hertfordshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 51 55 64
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs citing Legal 12 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.81% 0.82% 0.94%
As % of the General category 3.95% 1.99% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£440 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £450 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+93.75% -5.88%
General Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
304 251 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 45.78% 41.28% 44.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 124 187
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £249 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 18
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.65 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £42.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
Legal
East of England

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Legal across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Legal across the Hertfordshire region.

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Legal across the Hertfordshire region.

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Legal
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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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
Watford -4 1 £190 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £470 -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Letchworth - - - - 1
Potters Bar - - - -
Legal
East of England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 10 (52.63%) Risk Management
3 7 (36.84%) Systems Analysis
3 7 (36.84%) QA
4 5 (26.32%) Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (21.05%) MS Office
5 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
5 4 (21.05%) LAN
6 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
6 3 (15.79%) Citrix
6 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
6 3 (15.79%) .NET
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
6 3 (15.79%) Degree
6 3 (15.79%) Network Management
7 2 (10.53%) Matrix Management
7 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
7 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
7 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
7 2 (10.53%) Middleware
7 2 (10.53%) Information Security
7 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
7 2 (10.53%) ISEB
7 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) Change Management
7 2 (10.53%) CISM

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Business Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Business Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Head of Information Security
5 2 (10.53%) Head of Security
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.26%) Developer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Writer
6 1 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Risk Management
2 7 (36.84%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
4 3 (15.79%) Network Management
5 2 (10.53%) Matrix Management
5 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
5 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.53%) Information Security
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.26%) CMMI
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.26%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) IT Governance
6 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) CISM
2 2 (10.53%) CISSP
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.26%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) QA
2 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Citrix
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) VocaLink