The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 62 70 78
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs citing Legal 9 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.01% 1.03% 1.41%
As % of the General category 3.28% 2.51% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
Average daily rate
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£538 £475 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% +40.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £385 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £557 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-13.23% +3.03%
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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 Reading region.

General Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
274 438 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.89% 41.13% 50.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 219 144
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £168 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 10
Average hourly rate £27.83 £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.02% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £10.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £139.00 £50.00 £24.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.46%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the Reading region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Project Management
2 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
3 4 (19.05%) MS Office
4 3 (14.29%) Law
4 3 (14.29%) Validation
4 3 (14.29%) Clustering
4 3 (14.29%) IBM
4 3 (14.29%) Procure-to-pay
4 3 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (9.52%) GGSN
5 2 (9.52%) SGSN
5 2 (9.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
5 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
5 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.52%) Marketing
5 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
5 2 (9.52%) ERP
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) SLA
6 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.76%) ATL
6 1 (4.76%) Web Services
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) GGSN
1 2 (9.52%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (14.29%) Law
4 2 (9.52%) Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (14.29%) Design Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) Transition Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Supplier Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Commercial Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (4.76%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Information Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Programme Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) ATL
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) NHS
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Blog
3 1 (4.76%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Project Management
2 3 (14.29%) Validation
2 3 (14.29%) Procure-to-pay
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) ERP
3 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
3 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
3 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
3 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Customer Insight
4 1 (4.76%) User Stories
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Strategic Management
4 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Creative Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Benchmarking
4 1 (4.76%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.76%) ACCA
2 1 (4.76%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (9.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (4.76%) Huawei