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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 55 66 65
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing Legal 13 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.51% 0.91% 0.87%
As % of the General category 4.76% 2.14% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 2
Average daily rate
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£550 £338 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.96% -18.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £190 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £455 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+26.47% +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
273 421 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.74% 42.57% 49.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 193 142
Average daily rate £413 £390 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £213 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £513 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 18
Average hourly rate £42.50 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+183.33% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015, 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 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 10 (45.45%) Project Management
3 9 (40.91%) Degree
4 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
5 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (22.73%) Validation
6 3 (13.64%) Retail
6 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
6 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
6 3 (13.64%) Marketing
6 3 (13.64%) Business Development
6 3 (13.64%) MS Office
6 3 (13.64%) SAP
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.64%) ERP
6 3 (13.64%) Procure-to-pay
6 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
7 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 2 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
7 2 (9.09%) HP
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
7 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
7 2 (9.09%) CRM
7 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
7 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) 3G
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (4.55%) RANAP
1 1 (4.55%) VoLTE
1 1 (4.55%) LTE
1 1 (4.55%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 3 (13.64%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (13.64%) Systems Architect
1 3 (13.64%) Business Architect
1 3 (13.64%) Architect
1 3 (13.64%) Commercial Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Commercial Development Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Development Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Transition Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Coordinator
2 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Design Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Tester
3 1 (4.55%) Senior QA Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Senior QA Tester
3 1 (4.55%) QA Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) QA Tester
3 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Replication
4 1 (4.55%) NHS
4 1 (4.55%) GIS
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Project Management
2 5 (22.73%) Validation
3 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
3 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
3 3 (13.64%) Business Development
3 3 (13.64%) ERP
3 3 (13.64%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 2 (9.09%) CRM
4 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) MBA
3 1 (4.55%) CFA
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB
3 1 (4.55%) PMP
3 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
1 1 (4.55%) Solvency II
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) SAP
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Huawei
3 1 (4.55%) EMC
3 1 (4.55%) BMC
3 1 (4.55%) Ericsson
3 1 (4.55%) Informatica
3 1 (4.55%) ESRI
3 1 (4.55%) Nokia Solutions and Networks