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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 141 139 175
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +36
Contract jobs citing Legal 130 92 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.31% 1.08% 0.62%
As % of the General category 3.92% 3.07% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 52 24
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £316 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £500 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £383 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £21.50 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £38.30 £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.17 £18.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-16.89% +10.60%
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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
3318 2997 3160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.48% 35.19% 37.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1819 1539 1376
Average daily rate £378 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.65% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 120 211
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.33 £23.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.92% -9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £13.00 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +2.22%

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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

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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 18 December 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

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Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Legal Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

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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 18 December 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 +26 56 £400 -5.88% 8
Buckinghamshire -6 26 £448 +15.48% 3
Surrey -5 25 £250 -35.06% 10
Hampshire -11 14 £336 -11.51% 2
Kent -3 4 £338 -3.57%
West Sussex -11 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £488 - 1
East Sussex -3 1 £188 -60.52%
Middlesex - - - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 101 (40.56%) Finance
2 61 (24.50%) Telecoms
3 32 (12.85%) Project Management
4 30 (12.05%) Law
5 27 (10.84%) Microsoft
6 24 (9.64%) HTML
7 21 (8.43%) Migration
7 21 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (8.43%) Retail
7 21 (8.43%) Degree
7 21 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (7.63%) MS Office
9 18 (7.23%) SAP
10 17 (6.83%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (6.43%) Marketing
11 16 (6.43%) ITIL
11 16 (6.43%) Photoshop
12 15 (6.02%) SQL
12 15 (6.02%) MS Excel
12 15 (6.02%) Management Information System
13 14 (5.62%) Change Management
13 14 (5.62%) Windows
14 13 (5.22%) XML
14 13 (5.22%) Publishing
14 13 (5.22%) QA
14 13 (5.22%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (5.22%) MS PowerPoint
14 13 (5.22%) HTML5
14 13 (5.22%) Line Management
15 12 (4.82%) Data Protection

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (4.02%) Moodle
2 5 (2.01%) CMS
3 4 (1.61%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.80%) Lync
4 2 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.80%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.40%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.40%) IIS
5 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.40%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.40%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.40%) Drupal
5 1 (0.40%) WorkSite
Applications
1 19 (7.63%) MS Office
2 16 (6.43%) Photoshop
3 15 (6.02%) MS Excel
4 13 (5.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.41%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.41%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (1.20%) MS Project
7 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) assyst
2 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.80%) SaaS
2 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.21%) 4G
1 8 (3.21%) 3G
1 8 (3.21%) Internet
2 7 (2.81%) LTE
3 6 (2.41%) LAN
4 5 (2.01%) WAN
4 5 (2.01%) SAN
4 5 (2.01%) IP Telephony
5 4 (1.61%) Asterisk PBX
5 4 (1.61%) VoIP
5 4 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.61%) ISDN
5 4 (1.61%) PBX
6 3 (1.20%) Broadband
6 3 (1.20%) GSM
6 3 (1.20%) UMTS
6 3 (1.20%) DNS
6 3 (1.20%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (1.20%) Network Security
6 3 (1.20%) RANAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.01%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.80%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.40%) MySQL
7 1 (0.40%) DB2
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (1.20%) JIRA
2 2 (0.80%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.80%) Grunt
2 2 (0.80%) QUnit
2 2 (0.80%) Jasmine
2 2 (0.80%) JUnit
3 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.40%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.40%) Selenium
General
1 101 (40.56%) Finance
2 61 (24.50%) Telecoms
3 30 (12.05%) Law
4 21 (8.43%) Retail
5 16 (6.43%) Marketing
6 13 (5.22%) Publishing
7 9 (3.61%) Billing
8 6 (2.41%) Banking
9 4 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.80%) French Language
11 2 (0.80%) Russian Language
11 2 (0.80%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.40%) Advertising
12 1 (0.40%) Automotive
12 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.40%) Local Government
12 1 (0.40%) German Language
12 1 (0.40%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 32 (12.85%) Analyst
2 26 (10.44%) Developer
3 23 (9.24%) Project Manager
4 18 (7.23%) Business Analyst
5 14 (5.62%) Architect
6 12 (4.82%) Contracts Manager
6 12 (4.82%) Consultant
7 11 (4.42%) Designer
8 10 (4.02%) Programme Manager
8 10 (4.02%) Senior Manager
8 10 (4.02%) Administrator
9 9 (3.61%) Senior Project Manager
9 9 (3.61%) Data Manager
9 9 (3.61%) E-Learning Developer
10 7 (2.81%) Commercial Manager
11 6 (2.41%) Agile Business Analyst
11 6 (2.41%) Delivery Manager
12 5 (2.01%) Web Designer
12 5 (2.01%) SAP Consultant
12 5 (2.01%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.64%) HTML
2 13 (5.22%) XML
2 13 (5.22%) HTML5
3 11 (4.42%) CSS
4 10 (4.02%) Flash
5 8 (3.21%) XSLT
6 7 (2.81%) XHTML
7 6 (2.41%) Ajax
8 5 (2.01%) .NET
8 5 (2.01%) jQuery
9 3 (1.20%) Web Services
9 3 (1.20%) Sass
9 3 (1.20%) CSS3
9 3 (1.20%) Backbone.js
10 2 (0.80%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.40%) JDBC
11 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.40%) Middleware
11 1 (0.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (0.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.02%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.42%) E-Learning
4 9 (3.61%) SCORM
5 8 (3.21%) W3C
5 8 (3.21%) User Experience
6 6 (2.41%) Graphic Design
7 5 (2.01%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.61%) IVR
9 3 (1.20%) NHS
9 3 (1.20%) DTV
9 3 (1.20%) Video on Demand
9 3 (1.20%) DataPower
9 3 (1.20%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.80%) PKI
10 2 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.80%) Open Source
10 2 (0.80%) Smartcard
10 2 (0.80%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.80%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.62%) Windows
2 6 (2.41%) Linux
3 5 (2.01%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.20%) Solaris
5 3 (1.20%) UNIX
5 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.80%) AIX
6 2 (0.80%) SUSE
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.40%) Android
7 1 (0.40%) CentOS
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (12.85%) Project Management
2 21 (8.43%) Migration
2 21 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (6.83%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (6.43%) ITIL
5 14 (5.62%) Change Management
6 13 (5.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (5.22%) Line Management
7 12 (4.82%) Data Protection
7 12 (4.82%) Web Accessibility
8 11 (4.42%) Validation
8 11 (4.42%) Business Analysis
8 11 (4.42%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (4.02%) Time Management
9 10 (4.02%) CRM
9 10 (4.02%) Service Delivery
9 10 (4.02%) Risk Management
10 9 (3.61%) Workflow
10 9 (3.61%) PRINCE2
10 9 (3.61%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.02%) SQL
2 11 (4.42%) JavaScript
3 10 (4.02%) Python
4 8 (3.21%) XQuery
5 4 (1.61%) C
6 3 (1.20%) Java
6 3 (1.20%) Perl
6 3 (1.20%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.80%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.80%) PHP
7 2 (0.80%) C#
7 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.40%) VBScript
8 1 (0.40%) VB
8 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.40%) Korn
Qualifications
1 21 (8.43%) Degree
2 12 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.61%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.01%) ISEB
4 5 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.61%) CISSP
5 4 (1.61%) CCNA
5 4 (1.61%) CISM
6 3 (1.20%) PMP
6 3 (1.20%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.20%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.80%) CISA
8 1 (0.40%) MBA
8 1 (0.40%) GIAC
8 1 (0.40%) HND
8 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.40%) CCDA
8 1 (0.40%) CCA
8 1 (0.40%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.22%) QA
2 5 (2.01%) Solvency II
2 5 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.61%) SLA
4 3 (1.20%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.20%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.80%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.40%) GMP
6 1 (0.40%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (3.61%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.20%) NFS
3 2 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.40%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.40%) SRDF
4 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.40%) Xen
4 1 (0.40%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.20%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.80%) SCCM
2 2 (0.80%) Puppet
3 1 (0.40%) EMC TimeFinder
3 1 (0.40%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.40%) Netcool
3 1 (0.40%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.40%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (10.84%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.23%) SAP
3 10 (4.02%) Oracle
4 8 (3.21%) Cisco
5 7 (2.81%) IBM
6 6 (2.41%) EMC
6 6 (2.41%) Business Objects
7 5 (2.01%) HP
8 4 (1.61%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 4 (1.61%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.61%) Ericsson
8 4 (1.61%) Ab Initio
9 3 (1.20%) Amdocs
9 3 (1.20%) Symantec
10 2 (0.80%) Huawei
10 2 (0.80%) Blue Coat
10 2 (0.80%) F5
10 2 (0.80%) McAfee
10 2 (0.80%) Informatica
10 2 (0.80%) CheckPoint
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