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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 139 130 146
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Contract jobs citing Legal 139 133 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.49% 1.43% 1.20%
As % of the General category 4.65% 4.18% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 59 47
Median daily rate £370 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £263 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £398
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £15.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+190.32% -31.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+93.54% -31.11%
Legal
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
2989 3179 3158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.12% 34.12% 35.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1691 1656 1677
Median daily rate £413 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 83 131
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.78 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.06 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -4.00%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Legal as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -3 43 £388 +10.71% 7
Hampshire +6 29 £375 +13.63% 3
West Sussex -11 16 £230 -40.64%
Surrey -24 15 £313 +15.74% 4
Buckinghamshire +6 11 £450 +13.92% 4
East Sussex +8 7 - - 1
Kent -11 6 £575 +35.29% 2
Middlesex -6 5 £438 +66.66%
Oxfordshire +7 3 £350 -7.89% 5
Sussex - 1 - -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 South East region with a requirement for Legal.

1 79 (32.24%) Finance
2 48 (19.59%) Telecoms
3 35 (14.29%) Project Management
4 28 (11.43%) Microsoft
5 22 (8.98%) MS Office
5 22 (8.98%) Law
5 22 (8.98%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (8.57%) Information Security
7 20 (8.16%) Supplier Management
7 20 (8.16%) IBM
8 19 (7.76%) Windows
8 19 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (7.76%) Degree
8 19 (7.76%) Data Protection
9 17 (6.94%) Publishing
9 17 (6.94%) Active Directory
10 16 (6.53%) C
10 16 (6.53%) Management Information System
11 15 (6.12%) User Experience
12 14 (5.71%) Windows 7
12 14 (5.71%) Java
12 14 (5.71%) LAN
12 14 (5.71%) Service Management
13 13 (5.31%) WAN
13 13 (5.31%) SAP
13 13 (5.31%) ITIL
13 13 (5.31%) Symantec
14 12 (4.90%) Open Source
14 12 (4.90%) Security Cleared
14 12 (4.90%) Mentoring

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (4.49%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.63%) Node.js
2 4 (1.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (8.98%) MS Office
2 8 (3.27%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.63%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) OpenText MBPM
1 3 (1.22%) SAP CO
1 3 (1.22%) SAP FI
1 3 (1.22%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.82%) HFM
3 1 (0.41%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.08%) Mimecast
2 8 (3.27%) SaaS
3 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.71%) LAN
2 13 (5.31%) WAN
3 9 (3.67%) TCP/IP
3 9 (3.67%) Wireless
4 4 (1.63%) DNS
4 4 (1.63%) Internet
5 3 (1.22%) DHCP
5 3 (1.22%) Firewall
6 2 (0.82%) FTP
6 2 (0.82%) SAN
6 2 (0.82%) Skype
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.41%) Extranet
7 1 (0.41%) FCoE
7 1 (0.41%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.41%) Intranet
7 1 (0.41%) MPLS
7 1 (0.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.63%) QlikView
2 4 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.22%) Big Data
3 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.82%) DB2
4 2 (0.82%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.82%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.41%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.41%) Power BI
5 1 (0.41%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.41%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.41%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 79 (32.24%) Finance
2 48 (19.59%) Telecoms
3 22 (8.98%) Law
4 17 (6.94%) Publishing
5 8 (3.27%) Billing
5 8 (3.27%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.27%) Marketing
5 8 (3.27%) Retail
6 7 (2.86%) Banking
7 4 (1.63%) Advertising
8 3 (1.22%) Back Office
8 3 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.82%) Automotive
9 2 (0.82%) Electronics
10 1 (0.41%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.41%) French Language
10 1 (0.41%) German Language
10 1 (0.41%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 49 (20.00%) Analyst
2 22 (8.98%) Consultant
3 19 (7.76%) Designer
3 19 (7.76%) Developer
4 15 (6.12%) Content Designer
4 15 (6.12%) Project Manager
5 13 (5.31%) IT Manager
6 11 (4.49%) Procurement Manager
7 10 (4.08%) Administrator
7 10 (4.08%) Business Analyst
7 10 (4.08%) Service Analyst
7 10 (4.08%) Service Desk Analyst
8 9 (3.67%) IT Administrator
8 9 (3.67%) IT Support
9 8 (3.27%) Information Security Consultant
9 8 (3.27%) IT Analyst
9 8 (3.27%) Security Consultant
9 8 (3.27%) Telecoms Manager
10 7 (2.86%) IT Procurement Manager
11 6 (2.45%) Commercial Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.04%) Middleware
2 4 (1.63%) .NET
2 4 (1.63%) Web Services
3 2 (0.82%) CSS
3 2 (0.82%) CSS3
3 2 (0.82%) HTML
3 2 (0.82%) HTML5
3 2 (0.82%) jQuery
3 2 (0.82%) MDX
3 2 (0.82%) XML
3 2 (0.82%) XSLT
4 1 (0.41%) Android SDK
4 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.41%) Classic ASP
4 1 (0.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.53%) Management Information System
2 15 (6.12%) User Experience
3 9 (3.67%) AS400
3 9 (3.67%) Blackberry
3 9 (3.67%) Mathematics
4 6 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.04%) Social Media
6 4 (1.63%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.22%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.22%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.82%) Derivative
8 2 (0.82%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.82%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (0.82%) VCE vBlock
9 1 (0.41%) Economics
9 1 (0.41%) e-Health
9 1 (0.41%) Handset
9 1 (0.41%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.76%) Windows
2 14 (5.71%) Windows 7
3 11 (4.49%) Unix
4 10 (4.08%) Linux
4 10 (4.08%) Windows XP
5 6 (2.45%) Data ONTAP
6 5 (2.04%) Solaris
7 4 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.82%) Android
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (14.29%) Project Management
2 22 (8.98%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (8.57%) Information Security
4 20 (8.16%) Supplier Management
5 19 (7.76%) Data Protection
5 19 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (5.71%) Service Management
7 13 (5.31%) ITIL
8 12 (4.90%) Mentoring
8 12 (4.90%) Open Source
9 11 (4.49%) Software Engineering
10 10 (4.08%) Coaching
10 10 (4.08%) Content Management
10 10 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (3.67%) Business Analysis
11 9 (3.67%) Change Management
11 9 (3.67%) ERP
11 9 (3.67%) PRINCE2
11 9 (3.67%) Risk Management
11 9 (3.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.53%) C
2 14 (5.71%) Java
3 11 (4.49%) C#
4 9 (3.67%) C++
5 7 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.04%) Bash Shell
6 5 (2.04%) Korn
6 5 (2.04%) Perl
6 5 (2.04%) SQL
7 4 (1.63%) PHP
7 4 (1.63%) Python
7 4 (1.63%) Ruby
8 2 (0.82%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.41%) VB
9 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (7.76%) Degree
2 12 (4.90%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.67%) MCP
4 7 (2.86%) CISM
4 7 (2.86%) CISSP
5 5 (2.04%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.04%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.04%) PMP
5 5 (2.04%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.22%) CCNP
7 3 (1.22%) CCSP
8 2 (0.82%) CCDP
8 2 (0.82%) CIPD
8 2 (0.82%) CISA
8 2 (0.82%) CLAS
8 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.41%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (4.08%) SLA
3 5 (2.04%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (1.63%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.63%) QA
5 3 (1.22%) ISO22301
6 2 (0.82%) NEBOSH
6 2 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.41%) BS7799
7 1 (0.41%) COBIT
7 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.41%) GCP
7 1 (0.41%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 17 (6.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.41%) vSphere
3 1 (0.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (3.67%) Backup Exec
1 9 (3.67%) HP SIM
1 9 (3.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.41%) Control-M
2 1 (0.41%) vMotion
2 1 (0.41%) WMI
Vendors
1 28 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.16%) IBM
3 13 (5.31%) SAP
3 13 (5.31%) Symantec
4 10 (4.08%) HP
5 9 (3.67%) Avaya
5 9 (3.67%) Becrypt
6 7 (2.86%) Oracle
7 6 (2.45%) NetApp
8 5 (2.04%) Cisco
9 3 (1.22%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.22%) Cognos
9 3 (1.22%) LANDesk
9 3 (1.22%) Tableau
10 2 (0.82%) Citrix
10 2 (0.82%) Teradata
10 2 (0.82%) VMware
11 1 (0.41%) BT
11 1 (0.41%) Google
11 1 (0.41%) PTC
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