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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 154 145 141
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing Legal 99 111 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.16% 1.19% 1.18%
As % of the General category 3.29% 3.51% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 51 52
Average daily rate £413 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £47.50 £21.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.52% -22.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £21.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+118.60% +38.70%
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
3009 3166 2999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.17% 34.05% 35.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1642 1665 1506
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £237 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 85 142
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +10 42 £465 +9.41% 17
Hampshire +18 22 £330 -8.96% 6
Buckinghamshire +4 12 £435 +33.84% 3
Surrey -24 7 £400 +24.03% 9
East Sussex +12 5 £410 +36.66%
Middlesex -6 5 £423 -8.15% 1
Oxfordshire 0 2 £400 -15.78% 2
Kent -6 2 £275 - 1
West Sussex +6 1 - - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £313 -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 57 (29.08%) Finance
2 52 (26.53%) Telecoms
3 37 (18.88%) Project Management
4 31 (15.82%) Data Protection
5 23 (11.73%) Law
5 23 (11.73%) Information Security
6 20 (10.20%) Risk Management
7 17 (8.67%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (8.16%) Management Information System
8 16 (8.16%) Business Continuity
8 16 (8.16%) Degree
9 15 (7.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 15 (7.65%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (7.65%) Supplier Management
9 15 (7.65%) SQL
9 15 (7.65%) Microsoft
10 14 (7.14%) CRM
10 14 (7.14%) Java
10 14 (7.14%) Marketing
11 13 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (6.63%) PRINCE2
11 13 (6.63%) MS Excel
11 13 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (6.12%) PMI Certification
12 12 (6.12%) Incident Management
12 12 (6.12%) ISMS
13 11 (5.61%) PCI DSS
13 11 (5.61%) Data Modelling
13 11 (5.61%) C
13 11 (5.61%) Migration

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (2.55%) Node.js
1 5 (2.55%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.04%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.02%) SAS
5 1 (0.51%) CMS
5 1 (0.51%) Gentran
5 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (6.63%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.59%) MS Office
3 4 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.53%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.53%) MS Project
4 3 (1.53%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.04%) HFM
2 2 (1.02%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.02%) Unica
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.51%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.04%) SaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.51%) GitHub
2 1 (0.51%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.10%) Firewall
2 8 (4.08%) VPN
3 4 (2.04%) Internet
3 4 (2.04%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (1.53%) WAN
5 2 (1.02%) Intranet
5 2 (1.02%) LAN
5 2 (1.02%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.51%) BT 21CN
6 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.55%) Big Data
2 5 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.53%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.02%) DB2
5 2 (1.02%) PowerCenter
5 2 (1.02%) QlikView
5 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.51%) MySQL
6 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.51%) Power BI
6 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.51%) JIRA
1 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 57 (29.08%) Finance
2 52 (26.53%) Telecoms
3 23 (11.73%) Law
4 14 (7.14%) Marketing
5 8 (4.08%) Billing
5 8 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (3.57%) Manufacturing
7 6 (3.06%) Publishing
8 4 (2.04%) Automotive
8 4 (2.04%) Retail
9 2 (1.02%) Advertising
9 2 (1.02%) Banking
10 1 (0.51%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.51%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 34 (17.35%) Analyst
2 25 (12.76%) Project Manager
3 18 (9.18%) Developer
4 9 (4.59%) Consultant
4 9 (4.59%) Procurement Manager
5 8 (4.08%) Business Analyst
5 8 (4.08%) Designer
5 8 (4.08%) Telecoms Manager
6 7 (3.57%) Administrator
6 7 (3.57%) Information Manager
6 7 (3.57%) Information Specialist
6 7 (3.57%) Security Specialist
7 6 (3.06%) Architect
7 6 (3.06%) Security Analyst
8 5 (2.55%) Information Officer
8 5 (2.55%) Information Risk Manager
8 5 (2.55%) IT Administrator
8 5 (2.55%) IT Analyst
8 5 (2.55%) Risk Manager
8 5 (2.55%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.06%) HTML
2 5 (2.55%) CSS
3 4 (2.04%) Ajax
3 4 (2.04%) Classic ASP
3 4 (2.04%) Middleware
4 3 (1.53%) .NET
4 3 (1.53%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.53%) XHTML
5 2 (1.02%) MDX
5 2 (1.02%) Web Services
5 2 (1.02%) XML
6 1 (0.51%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.51%) CSS3
6 1 (0.51%) HTML5
6 1 (0.51%) jQuery
6 1 (0.51%) JSON
6 1 (0.51%) Kafka
6 1 (0.51%) Laravel
6 1 (0.51%) Symfony
6 1 (0.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.16%) Management Information System
2 13 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.08%) User Experience
4 6 (3.06%) Freedom of Information
4 6 (3.06%) Smart Meter
5 5 (2.55%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.04%) Cryptography
6 4 (2.04%) Derivative
6 4 (2.04%) FMCG
6 4 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.04%) Freedom of Information Act
6 4 (2.04%) Handset
6 4 (2.04%) NHS
7 3 (1.53%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.53%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.53%) PMI
7 3 (1.53%) W3C
8 2 (1.02%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.02%) New Media
9 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.06%) Unix
2 5 (2.55%) Windows
3 4 (2.04%) Linux
3 4 (2.04%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.53%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (18.88%) Project Management
2 31 (15.82%) Data Protection
3 23 (11.73%) Information Security
4 20 (10.20%) Risk Management
5 17 (8.67%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (8.16%) Business Continuity
7 15 (7.65%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (7.65%) Supplier Management
8 14 (7.14%) CRM
9 13 (6.63%) PRINCE2
9 13 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (6.12%) Incident Management
10 12 (6.12%) ISMS
11 11 (5.61%) Data Modelling
11 11 (5.61%) Migration
12 10 (5.10%) Analytics
12 10 (5.10%) Asset Management
12 10 (5.10%) Information Security Management
12 10 (5.10%) Security Management
13 9 (4.59%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.65%) SQL
2 14 (7.14%) Java
3 11 (5.61%) C
4 9 (4.59%) C++
4 9 (4.59%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.08%) C#
6 5 (2.55%) PHP
7 4 (2.04%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.04%) Korn
7 4 (2.04%) Perl
7 4 (2.04%) Python
7 4 (2.04%) Ruby
7 4 (2.04%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.53%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.53%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.51%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.51%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.51%) Scala
9 1 (0.51%) VB
9 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (8.16%) Degree
2 12 (6.12%) PMI Certification
3 9 (4.59%) PMP
4 5 (2.55%) ISEB
5 4 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.04%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.53%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.02%) CBAP
7 2 (1.02%) CISSP
8 1 (0.51%) CCA
8 1 (0.51%) CCAB
8 1 (0.51%) CISA
8 1 (0.51%) CISM
8 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.51%) MBA
8 1 (0.51%) MCP
8 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (5.61%) PCI DSS
3 8 (4.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 8 (4.08%) JSP 440
3 8 (4.08%) RMADS
4 7 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (2.04%) ISO 14001
6 3 (1.53%) COBIT
6 3 (1.53%) GxP
6 3 (1.53%) ISO 9001
7 2 (1.02%) Data Quality
7 2 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (1.02%) GAMP
7 2 (1.02%) NEBOSH
7 2 (1.02%) QA
8 1 (0.51%) COSO
8 1 (0.51%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.04%) SCCM
1 4 (2.04%) SCOM
2 2 (1.02%) Control-M
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (1.02%) SCDPM
2 2 (1.02%) SCVMM
2 2 (1.02%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.51%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.51%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.51%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 15 (7.65%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.59%) IBM
3 6 (3.06%) Oracle
3 6 (3.06%) SAP
4 5 (2.55%) Remedy
5 4 (2.04%) iManage
5 4 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.04%) Symantec
6 3 (1.53%) HP
6 3 (1.53%) Splunk
6 3 (1.53%) Tableau
6 3 (1.53%) Tripwire
7 2 (1.02%) BT
7 2 (1.02%) Cognos
7 2 (1.02%) Informatica
7 2 (1.02%) Interwoven
7 2 (1.02%) Teradata
7 2 (1.02%) Wall Street Systems
8 1 (0.51%) Huawei
8 1 (0.51%) Zend
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