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 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 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 58 62 78
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Contract jobs citing Legal 11 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.24% 1.51% 0.65%
As % of the General category 3.99% 3.44% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate
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£478 £500 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.50% -13.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+93.75% -5.88%
General Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
276 407 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.19% 43.81% 43.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 163 152
Average daily rate £400 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £523 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.70% +103.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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 (40.74%) GGSN
1 11 (40.74%) SGSN
1 11 (40.74%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 8 (29.63%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (29.63%) Problem Management
3 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
4 6 (22.22%) Degree
5 4 (14.81%) Marketing
5 4 (14.81%) Strategic Management
5 4 (14.81%) Huawei
5 4 (14.81%) Finance
5 4 (14.81%) Firewall
5 4 (14.81%) DNS
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco
5 4 (14.81%) IBM
5 4 (14.81%) Juniper
5 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
5 4 (14.81%) MPLS
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (11.11%) SIGTRAN
6 3 (11.11%) Creative Marketing
6 3 (11.11%) Customer Insight
6 3 (11.11%) MGW
6 3 (11.11%) Social Media
6 3 (11.11%) SS7
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.11%) SDH
6 3 (11.11%) MS Office
6 3 (11.11%) ATL
6 3 (11.11%) Law

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) GGSN
1 11 (40.74%) SGSN
2 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 4 (14.81%) MPLS
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (11.11%) SIGTRAN
3 3 (11.11%) MGW
3 3 (11.11%) SS7
3 3 (11.11%) SDH
4 1 (3.70%) OSPF
4 1 (3.70%) BGP
4 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
4 1 (3.70%) IGRP
4 1 (3.70%) ATM
4 1 (3.70%) LAN
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (3.70%) SMTP
4 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.70%) DB2
General
1 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.81%) Marketing
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 3 (11.11%) Law
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (11.11%) NOC Engineer
1 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
1 3 (11.11%) Design Engineer
2 2 (7.41%) Analyst
2 2 (7.41%) Architect
3 1 (3.70%) Developer
3 1 (3.70%) Consultant
3 1 (3.70%) Commercial Manager
3 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
3 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (3.70%) Procurement Consultant
3 1 (3.70%) Ab Initio Developer
3 1 (3.70%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (3.70%) Programme Director
3 1 (3.70%) Network Architect
3 1 (3.70%) Procurement Analyst
3 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (3.70%) Commercial Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) ATL
2 2 (7.41%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Social Media
1 3 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Blog
2 1 (3.70%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) AIX
1 1 (3.70%) Solaris
1 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Root Cause Analysis
1 8 (29.63%) Problem Management
2 4 (14.81%) Strategic Management
3 3 (11.11%) Creative Marketing
3 3 (11.11%) Customer Insight
4 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Benchmarking
5 1 (3.70%) DoDAF
5 1 (3.70%) Validation
5 1 (3.70%) Network Design
5 1 (3.70%) Process Management
5 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.70%) Time Management
5 1 (3.70%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ACCA
2 1 (3.70%) CIMA
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (14.81%) Huawei
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco
2 4 (14.81%) IBM
2 4 (14.81%) Juniper
2 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Ab Initio
4 1 (3.70%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) F5