The first 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 17 April 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 Reading 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 62 63 76
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing Legal 16 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.50% 0.79% 0.18%
As % of the General category 3.89% 1.80% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Average daily rate £210 £250 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £250 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.61 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+21.44% -27.50%
General Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
411 334 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 38.45% 43.72% 39.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 122 123
Average daily rate £375 £325 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £160 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £441 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 25 13
Average hourly rate £26.13 £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.16% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £13.50 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.08 £30.20 £23.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Legal
Berkshire

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

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
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 11 (45.83%) GGSN
1 11 (45.83%) SGSN
1 11 (45.83%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 8 (33.33%) Cisco
3 7 (29.17%) Juniper
3 7 (29.17%) MPLS
3 7 (29.17%) Firewall
3 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
4 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (25.00%) DNS
4 6 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 6 (25.00%) Degree
4 6 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (20.83%) Huawei
5 5 (20.83%) SIGTRAN
5 5 (20.83%) MGW
5 5 (20.83%) SDH
5 5 (20.83%) SS7
6 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.50%) Network Design
7 3 (12.50%) Strategic Management
7 3 (12.50%) Ab Initio
7 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (12.50%) DB2
7 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (12.50%) UNIX
7 3 (12.50%) AIX
7 3 (12.50%) Solaris
7 3 (12.50%) IBM

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) GGSN
1 11 (45.83%) SGSN
2 7 (29.17%) MPLS
2 7 (29.17%) Firewall
3 6 (25.00%) DNS
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (20.83%) SS7
4 5 (20.83%) SIGTRAN
4 5 (20.83%) MGW
4 5 (20.83%) SDH
5 2 (8.33%) BGP
6 1 (4.17%) EIGRP
6 1 (4.17%) IGRP
6 1 (4.17%) RSVP
6 1 (4.17%) IPsec
6 1 (4.17%) VLAN
6 1 (4.17%) OSPF
6 1 (4.17%) WAN
6 1 (4.17%) SMTP
6 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) DB2
1 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Italian Language
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) NOC Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Ab Initio Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Network Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Commercial Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Procurement Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Procurement Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Resourcer
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Commercial Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (8.33%) ATL
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) DataPower
2 2 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) UNIX
1 3 (12.50%) AIX
1 3 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 6 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) Network Design
3 3 (12.50%) Strategic Management
4 2 (8.33%) Time Management
4 2 (8.33%) Validation
4 2 (8.33%) Customer Insight
4 2 (8.33%) Creative Marketing
5 1 (4.17%) SABSA
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.17%) BPEL
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) CRM
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Quality Management
5 1 (4.17%) Process Management
5 1 (4.17%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) CCNP
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
1 1 (4.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 8 (33.33%) Cisco
3 7 (29.17%) Juniper
4 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (20.83%) Huawei
6 3 (12.50%) Ab Initio
6 3 (12.50%) IBM
7 2 (8.33%) F5
8 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.17%) HP
8 1 (4.17%) VMware
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