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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 130 158 191
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +33
Contract jobs citing Legal 133 79 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.36% 0.93% 0.57%
As % of the General category 4.03% 2.64% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 48 27
Average daily rate
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£372 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.06% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £315 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £385 £365
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 £34.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.17 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-10.77% +3.03%
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
3298 2988 3327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.61% 35.13% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1797 1564 1394
Average daily rate £378 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.58% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 105 178
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.23 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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 21 November 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
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 21 November 2014.

Legal Hourly Rate Histogram 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 21 November 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 +29 52 £383 -10.00% 7
Buckinghamshire -1 25 £391 -2.18% 7
Surrey -5 24 £269 -28.33% 6
Hampshire -1 23 £379 -5.37% 9
Kent -1 3 £338 -3.57% 2
Middlesex 0 2 - -
West Sussex -2 2 £613 +36.11%
Oxfordshire - 2 £488 - 2
Isle of Wight - - - -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 97 (38.04%) Finance
2 56 (21.96%) Telecoms
3 34 (13.33%) Project Management
4 30 (11.76%) Law
5 28 (10.98%) Microsoft
6 26 (10.20%) Retail
7 23 (9.02%) HTML
8 22 (8.63%) Migration
8 22 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (8.24%) Marketing
9 21 (8.24%) Degree
10 20 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (6.67%) Management Information System
11 17 (6.67%) SAP
12 16 (6.27%) MS Office
13 15 (5.88%) ITIL
13 15 (5.88%) Photoshop
14 14 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (5.10%) SQL
15 13 (5.10%) XML
15 13 (5.10%) MS Excel
15 13 (5.10%) CRM
16 12 (4.71%) Windows
16 12 (4.71%) Publishing
16 12 (4.71%) Change Management
16 12 (4.71%) Data Management
16 12 (4.71%) QA
16 12 (4.71%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (4.71%) Data Protection
16 12 (4.71%) Line Management

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (3.92%) Moodle
2 5 (1.96%) CMS
3 3 (1.18%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.39%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.39%) IIS
5 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.39%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.39%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.39%) Drupal
5 1 (0.39%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (6.27%) MS Office
2 15 (5.88%) Photoshop
3 13 (5.10%) MS Excel
4 10 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.35%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (1.57%) MS Visio
7 3 (1.18%) MS Project
8 1 (0.39%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.78%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.39%) SAP FI-AA
3 1 (0.39%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.39%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.35%) SaaS
2 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.14%) Internet
1 8 (3.14%) 3G
1 8 (3.14%) 4G
2 7 (2.75%) LTE
3 6 (2.35%) LAN
4 5 (1.96%) WAN
4 5 (1.96%) SAN
4 5 (1.96%) IP Telephony
5 4 (1.57%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.57%) VoIP
5 4 (1.57%) Asterisk PBX
5 4 (1.57%) ISDN
5 4 (1.57%) PBX
6 3 (1.18%) Broadband
6 3 (1.18%) GSM
6 3 (1.18%) UMTS
6 3 (1.18%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (1.18%) DNS
6 3 (1.18%) RANAP
6 3 (1.18%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.78%) MarkLogic
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.39%) DB2
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.78%) QUnit
2 2 (0.78%) Jasmine
2 2 (0.78%) Grunt
2 2 (0.78%) JUnit
2 2 (0.78%) JIRA
2 2 (0.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.39%) Selenium
3 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.39%) SpecFlow
General
1 97 (38.04%) Finance
2 56 (21.96%) Telecoms
3 30 (11.76%) Law
4 26 (10.20%) Retail
5 21 (8.24%) Marketing
6 12 (4.71%) Publishing
7 7 (2.75%) Billing
8 5 (1.96%) Banking
9 3 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.18%) French Language
10 2 (0.78%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.78%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.39%) German Language
11 1 (0.39%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.39%) Automotive
11 1 (0.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (12.94%) Analyst
2 24 (9.41%) Project Manager
2 24 (9.41%) Developer
3 18 (7.06%) Business Analyst
4 15 (5.88%) Contracts Manager
5 12 (4.71%) Architect
6 11 (4.31%) Administrator
6 11 (4.31%) Designer
7 10 (3.92%) Programme Manager
7 10 (3.92%) Consultant
7 10 (3.92%) Commercial Manager
8 9 (3.53%) Data Manager
8 9 (3.53%) E-Learning Developer
9 8 (3.14%) Delivery Manager
10 7 (2.75%) Senior Project Manager
10 7 (2.75%) Senior Manager
11 6 (2.35%) Design Engineer
11 6 (2.35%) SAP Consultant
12 5 (1.96%) Web Designer
12 5 (1.96%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.02%) HTML
2 13 (5.10%) XML
3 12 (4.71%) HTML5
4 10 (3.92%) Flash
4 10 (3.92%) CSS
5 8 (3.14%) XSLT
6 7 (2.75%) XHTML
7 6 (2.35%) Ajax
7 6 (2.35%) .NET
8 4 (1.57%) jQuery
9 2 (0.78%) REST
9 2 (0.78%) CSS3
9 2 (0.78%) Backbone.js
9 2 (0.78%) Sass
9 2 (0.78%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.78%) Middleware
9 2 (0.78%) SOAP
9 2 (0.78%) Web Services
10 1 (0.39%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.31%) E-Learning
4 9 (3.53%) SCORM
5 7 (2.75%) W3C
5 7 (2.75%) User Experience
6 6 (2.35%) Graphic Design
7 4 (1.57%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.57%) Clustering
7 4 (1.57%) IVR
8 3 (1.18%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.18%) DTV
8 3 (1.18%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.18%) Video on Demand
8 3 (1.18%) DataPower
9 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.78%) FMCG
9 2 (0.78%) PKI
9 2 (0.78%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.71%) Windows
2 6 (2.35%) Linux
3 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.57%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.18%) UNIX
4 3 (1.18%) Solaris
5 2 (0.78%) AIX
5 2 (0.78%) SUSE
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (13.33%) Project Management
2 22 (8.63%) Migration
3 20 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (5.88%) ITIL
5 14 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (5.10%) CRM
7 12 (4.71%) Change Management
7 12 (4.71%) Data Management
7 12 (4.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (4.71%) Data Protection
7 12 (4.71%) Web Accessibility
7 12 (4.71%) Line Management
8 11 (4.31%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (4.31%) Risk Management
9 10 (3.92%) Workflow
9 10 (3.92%) Service Delivery
9 10 (3.92%) Business Analysis
10 9 (3.53%) Validation
10 9 (3.53%) Content Management
10 9 (3.53%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.10%) SQL
2 10 (3.92%) Python
3 9 (3.53%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.14%) XQuery
5 3 (1.18%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.18%) Perl
5 3 (1.18%) C
6 2 (0.78%) C#
6 2 (0.78%) PHP
6 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.39%) VB
7 1 (0.39%) Java
7 1 (0.39%) Korn
Qualifications
1 21 (8.24%) Degree
2 11 (4.31%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.53%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.96%) CISM
4 5 (1.96%) CISSP
5 4 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.57%) CCNA
6 3 (1.18%) ISEB
6 3 (1.18%) PMP
6 3 (1.18%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.18%) CIPD
7 2 (0.78%) CISA
7 2 (0.78%) HND
8 1 (0.39%) CCA
8 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.39%) GIAC
8 1 (0.39%) IIBA
8 1 (0.39%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.71%) QA
2 6 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.35%) SLA
3 4 (1.57%) Solvency II
3 4 (1.57%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.18%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.78%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.78%) GMP
5 2 (0.78%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.39%) COBIT
6 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 7 (2.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.57%) NFS
3 2 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.39%) Xen
4 1 (0.39%) SRDF
4 1 (0.39%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.39%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.18%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.78%) SCCM
2 2 (0.78%) Puppet
3 1 (0.39%) SCOM
3 1 (0.39%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.39%) Netcool
3 1 (0.39%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.39%) EMC TimeFinder
3 1 (0.39%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 28 (10.98%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.67%) SAP
3 11 (4.31%) Oracle
4 10 (3.92%) IBM
5 7 (2.75%) Cisco
6 6 (2.35%) Business Objects
6 6 (2.35%) EMC
6 6 (2.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 4 (1.57%) Ab Initio
7 4 (1.57%) Amdocs
7 4 (1.57%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.57%) Ericsson
7 4 (1.57%) HP
8 3 (1.18%) Symantec
9 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.78%) VMware
9 2 (0.78%) Huawei
10 1 (0.39%) Brocade
10 1 (0.39%) F5
10 1 (0.39%) ServiceNow
Reigate
Church International
Rate: £38k to £45k plus pension and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Volt
Rate: £50000.00 - £58000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
SSE
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago