The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 39 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing Legal 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.19% 0.43% 0.43%
As % of the General category 4.21% 2.56% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£380 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £396 £338
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.31 £27.48
% change year-on-year
+1.06% -33.38%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

General Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
95 39 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 28.19% 16.88% 26.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 25 42
Average daily rate £400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +53.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Legal
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) ISMS
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Law
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) CISA
3 1 (20.00%) CISM

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
1 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Procurement Manager
2 2 (40.00%) IT Procurement Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) ISMS
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) CISA
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS