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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Legal
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 57 76 52
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -24
Contract jobs citing Legal 8 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.13% 0.21% 1.32%
As % of the General category 2.63% 0.69% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Median daily rate £338 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £475 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £475 £740
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £29.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +37.64%

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
304 289 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 42.94% 31.04% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 141 138
Median daily rate £400 £419 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.42% +11.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £27.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.14% -36.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.17
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +28.84%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Legal as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Legal
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

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 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Legal.

1 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 7 (43.75%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
4 4 (25.00%) Law
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
5 3 (18.75%) MS Office
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) Line Management
5 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (12.50%) Huawei
6 2 (12.50%) Logistics
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) VMware
6 2 (12.50%) SCSA
6 2 (12.50%) xDSL
6 2 (12.50%) Firewall
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) Sun
6 2 (12.50%) CCNP
6 2 (12.50%) CCNA
6 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 2 (12.50%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (12.50%) VoIP
6 2 (12.50%) Ethernet

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
1 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) ATM
1 2 (12.50%) Broadband
1 2 (12.50%) DSLAM
1 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) PPP
1 2 (12.50%) VoIP
1 2 (12.50%) VPN
1 2 (12.50%) xDSL
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) Essbase
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
3 4 (25.00%) Law
4 1 (6.25%) Advertising
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Support Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (6.25%) SQL BI Developer
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server BI Developer
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Support Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) PMI
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Solaris
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Line Management
1 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
1 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Business Development
2 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (12.50%) Contract Management
2 2 (12.50%) Logistics
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) ETL
3 1 (6.25%) Information Management
3 1 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) CCNP
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 2 (12.50%) PMP
2 2 (12.50%) SCSA
2 2 (12.50%) Sun Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ACCA
3 1 (6.25%) CIMA
3 1 (6.25%) CIPD
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.25%) GAAP
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 14001
1 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) Huawei
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Sun
2 2 (12.50%) Veritas
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Hyperion
3 1 (6.25%) SAP