The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 123 158 209
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +51
Contract jobs citing Legal 123 73 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.34% 0.84% 0.50%
As % of the General category 3.99% 2.27% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 33 18
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £261 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £578 £663
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £7.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -3.03%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3086 3213 3840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.63% 36.89% 38.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1649 1646 1571
Average daily rate £375 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 113 142
Average hourly rate £21.12 £32.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.03% +27.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -29.20%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Legal Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Legal
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +24 41 £365 -2.66% 8
Surrey +11 21 £355 +5.18% 11
Hampshire -1 18 £444 -34.25% 5
Buckinghamshire +14 17 £330 +26.31% 7
East Sussex -1 10 £210 -44.00%
Middlesex +7 8 £410 -21.90% 1
West Sussex +4 2 £613 +53.12% 2
Kent -2 2 £374 - 5
Oxfordshire -7 1 £375 -11.76% 5
Isle of Wight - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 75 (32.75%) Finance
2 47 (20.52%) Telecoms
3 32 (13.97%) Project Management
4 30 (13.10%) Law
5 25 (10.92%) Microsoft
6 24 (10.48%) HTML
7 22 (9.61%) Retail
8 21 (9.17%) Marketing
8 21 (9.17%) Migration
9 19 (8.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (8.30%) Degree
9 19 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (7.42%) Management Information System
11 16 (6.99%) MS Office
11 16 (6.99%) Security Cleared
12 15 (6.55%) Data Management
12 15 (6.55%) Photoshop
13 14 (6.11%) SAP
13 14 (6.11%) ITIL
14 12 (5.24%) Web Accessibility
14 12 (5.24%) Service Delivery
14 12 (5.24%) SQL
14 12 (5.24%) Windows
14 12 (5.24%) MS Excel
15 11 (4.80%) CSS
15 11 (4.80%) E-Learning
15 11 (4.80%) HTML5
15 11 (4.80%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (4.37%) Moodle
16 10 (4.37%) Workflow

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 10 (4.37%) Moodle
2 5 (2.18%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.75%) CMS
3 4 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.31%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.87%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.87%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.44%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.44%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.44%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.44%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (6.99%) MS Office
2 15 (6.55%) Photoshop
3 12 (5.24%) MS Excel
4 6 (2.62%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (2.18%) MS Project
5 5 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (1.75%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.44%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.87%) SAP SRM
2 2 (0.87%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.44%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.44%) assyst
3 1 (0.44%) SAP FI-AA
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.62%) Internet
2 5 (2.18%) SAN
3 4 (1.75%) LAN
4 3 (1.31%) WAN
4 3 (1.31%) HTTP
4 3 (1.31%) 3G
4 3 (1.31%) GGSN
4 3 (1.31%) SGSN
4 3 (1.31%) 4G
5 2 (0.87%) MVNO
5 2 (0.87%) LTE
5 2 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.87%) Network Security
5 2 (0.87%) Firewall
5 2 (0.87%) MPLS
5 2 (0.87%) FTP
5 2 (0.87%) DNS
5 2 (0.87%) SSL
5 2 (0.87%) S/MIME
5 2 (0.87%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (2.18%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (1.31%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.44%) DB2
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.87%) JIRA
1 2 (0.87%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.44%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.44%) LSMW
2 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.44%) Grunt
2 1 (0.44%) QUnit
2 1 (0.44%) Jasmine
General
1 75 (32.75%) Finance
2 47 (20.52%) Telecoms
3 30 (13.10%) Law
4 22 (9.61%) Retail
5 21 (9.17%) Marketing
6 9 (3.93%) Publishing
7 6 (2.62%) Billing
8 4 (1.75%) French Language
8 4 (1.75%) Banking
9 3 (1.31%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.44%) Automotive
10 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 29 (12.66%) Analyst
2 24 (10.48%) Developer
3 22 (9.61%) Project Manager
4 15 (6.55%) Business Analyst
5 14 (6.11%) Architect
6 13 (5.68%) Contracts Manager
6 13 (5.68%) Designer
7 11 (4.80%) Administrator
8 10 (4.37%) Consultant
9 9 (3.93%) E-Learning Developer
10 7 (3.06%) Commercial Manager
11 6 (2.62%) Delivery Manager
11 6 (2.62%) Data Manager
11 6 (2.62%) Senior Project Manager
11 6 (2.62%) Web Designer
11 6 (2.62%) SAP Consultant
11 6 (2.62%) Senior Manager
11 6 (2.62%) Solutions Designer
12 5 (2.18%) Support Engineer
12 5 (2.18%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.48%) HTML
2 11 (4.80%) CSS
2 11 (4.80%) HTML5
3 10 (4.37%) Flash
4 9 (3.93%) XML
5 8 (3.49%) XHTML
6 6 (2.62%) Ajax
6 6 (2.62%) XSLT
7 5 (2.18%) .NET
8 3 (1.31%) Web Services
8 3 (1.31%) ATL
8 3 (1.31%) jQuery
9 2 (0.87%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.87%) Spring
9 2 (0.87%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.87%) Middleware
9 2 (0.87%) JSP
9 2 (0.87%) SOAP
9 2 (0.87%) J2EE
10 1 (0.44%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.42%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.80%) E-Learning
4 9 (3.93%) SCORM
5 7 (3.06%) W3C
5 7 (3.06%) User Experience
6 6 (2.62%) Graphic Design
7 5 (2.18%) GIS
7 5 (2.18%) Statistics
8 4 (1.75%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.75%) Clustering
9 3 (1.31%) Social Media
10 2 (0.87%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.87%) FMCG
10 2 (0.87%) PKI
10 2 (0.87%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.87%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.44%) NHS
11 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.44%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.24%) Windows
2 6 (2.62%) Linux
3 5 (2.18%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.31%) Solaris
5 3 (1.31%) UNIX
6 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.87%) SUSE
7 1 (0.44%) AIX
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (13.97%) Project Management
2 21 (9.17%) Migration
3 19 (8.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (6.55%) Data Management
5 14 (6.11%) ITIL
6 12 (5.24%) Web Accessibility
6 12 (5.24%) Service Delivery
7 11 (4.80%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (4.37%) Workflow
8 10 (4.37%) CRM
9 8 (3.49%) Project Planning
9 8 (3.49%) Time Management
9 8 (3.49%) Content Management
9 8 (3.49%) Business Analysis
9 8 (3.49%) Validation
9 8 (3.49%) Change Management
9 8 (3.49%) PRINCE2
10 7 (3.06%) Information Security
10 7 (3.06%) Usability Testing
11 6 (2.62%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.24%) SQL
2 9 (3.93%) JavaScript
3 7 (3.06%) Python
4 6 (2.62%) XQuery
5 5 (2.18%) Java
6 3 (1.31%) Perl
6 3 (1.31%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.87%) PHP
7 2 (0.87%) C
8 1 (0.44%) C#
8 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.44%) VB
8 1 (0.44%) ABAP
8 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (8.30%) Degree
2 16 (6.99%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.93%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.18%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.75%) CISM
5 4 (1.75%) CISSP
6 3 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.31%) PMP
6 3 (1.31%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.31%) ISEB
6 3 (1.31%) CIPD
7 2 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.87%) HND
8 1 (0.44%) ACCA
8 1 (0.44%) CISA
8 1 (0.44%) CIMA
8 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.93%) QA
2 6 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.75%) Solvency II
4 3 (1.31%) SLA
4 3 (1.31%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.31%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.87%) COBIT
5 2 (0.87%) GMP
6 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.44%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.44%) BS7666
6 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (0.87%) NFS
1 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) Xen
2 1 (0.44%) SRDF
2 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.31%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.87%) Puppet
3 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.44%) Netcool
3 1 (0.44%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.44%) EMC TimeFinder
3 1 (0.44%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.44%) SCCM
3 1 (0.44%) SCOM
3 1 (0.44%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 25 (10.92%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.11%) SAP
3 8 (3.49%) Oracle
4 6 (2.62%) IBM
5 5 (2.18%) Business Objects
6 4 (1.75%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 4 (1.75%) VMware
6 4 (1.75%) HP
6 4 (1.75%) EMC
6 4 (1.75%) Cisco
7 3 (1.31%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.31%) Symantec
8 2 (0.87%) F5
8 2 (0.87%) Huawei
8 2 (0.87%) Amdocs
8 2 (0.87%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.87%) Juniper
8 2 (0.87%) Adobe
8 2 (0.87%) JBoss
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