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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 131 142 174
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +32
Contract jobs citing Legal 113 93 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.21% 1.12% 0.63%
As % of the General category 3.58% 3.09% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 50 17
Average daily rate
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£375 £380 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -13.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £21.25 £27.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £17.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £50.00 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+26.47% +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
3155 3008 2774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.80% 36.15% 36.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1679 1497 1233
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 140 166
Average hourly rate £22.25 £19.59 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.56% -21.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.25 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +10 36 £413 +3.12% 9
Surrey +3 24 £300 -20.00% 8
Buckinghamshire -9 22 £325 -18.75% 4
Hampshire -22 13 £299 -14.02% 5
Middlesex +8 9 £460 +31.24%
Kent -6 3 £275 - 6
East Sussex -9 3 £300 -14.28%
West Sussex -17 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £475 - 3
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 103 (42.04%) Finance
2 66 (26.94%) Telecoms
3 46 (18.78%) Project Management
4 35 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (11.02%) Law
6 20 (8.16%) ITIL
6 20 (8.16%) MS Excel
7 19 (7.76%) MS Office
7 19 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (7.76%) Degree
8 18 (7.35%) Microsoft
8 18 (7.35%) Service Delivery
8 18 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (6.94%) Migration
9 17 (6.94%) Retail
10 16 (6.53%) Marketing
10 16 (6.53%) MS PowerPoint
10 16 (6.53%) Validation
10 16 (6.53%) Change Management
10 16 (6.53%) Management Information System
11 15 (6.12%) SAP
11 15 (6.12%) SQL
12 14 (5.71%) Windows
13 13 (5.31%) Risk Management
13 13 (5.31%) QA
13 13 (5.31%) Performance Management
13 13 (5.31%) Data Protection
13 13 (5.31%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (5.31%) Line Management
14 12 (4.90%) User Acceptance Testing

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 6 (2.45%) Moodle
2 5 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.22%) CMS
3 3 (1.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.82%) Lync
4 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.41%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.41%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.41%) IIS
5 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.41%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.76%) MS Office
3 16 (6.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.86%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.45%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.22%) MS Project
7 2 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.41%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.41%) assyst
2 1 (0.41%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.41%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.82%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.27%) 4G
1 8 (3.27%) 3G
2 7 (2.86%) Internet
2 7 (2.86%) LTE
3 6 (2.45%) LAN
4 5 (2.04%) WAN
4 5 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.04%) SAN
4 5 (2.04%) IP Telephony
5 4 (1.63%) Asterisk PBX
5 4 (1.63%) VoIP
5 4 (1.63%) PBX
5 4 (1.63%) ISDN
6 3 (1.22%) VoLTE
6 3 (1.22%) UMTS
6 3 (1.22%) Broadband
6 3 (1.22%) GSM
6 3 (1.22%) DNS
6 3 (1.22%) RANAP
6 3 (1.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.22%) MarkLogic
5 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.41%) MySQL
6 1 (0.41%) DB2
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.22%) JUnit
3 2 (0.82%) QUnit
3 2 (0.82%) Jasmine
3 2 (0.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.82%) Selenium
3 2 (0.82%) JIRA
3 2 (0.82%) Grunt
4 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 103 (42.04%) Finance
2 66 (26.94%) Telecoms
3 27 (11.02%) Law
4 17 (6.94%) Retail
5 16 (6.53%) Marketing
6 12 (4.90%) Publishing
7 8 (3.27%) Billing
8 6 (2.45%) Banking
9 5 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.22%) German Language
11 2 (0.82%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.82%) Russian Language
11 2 (0.82%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.82%) Local Government
11 2 (0.82%) Advertising
12 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.41%) Automotive
12 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (12.65%) Analyst
2 24 (9.80%) Project Manager
3 18 (7.35%) Developer
4 16 (6.53%) Business Analyst
5 11 (4.49%) Architect
5 11 (4.49%) Consultant
5 11 (4.49%) Contracts Manager
6 10 (4.08%) Programme Manager
6 10 (4.08%) Administrator
7 9 (3.67%) Vendor Manager
8 8 (3.27%) Commercial Manager
8 8 (3.27%) Senior Manager
9 7 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (2.86%) Senior Project Manager
10 6 (2.45%) Data Manager
11 5 (2.04%) Data Protection Manager
11 5 (2.04%) Security Consultant
11 5 (2.04%) Coordinator
11 5 (2.04%) Delivery Manager
11 5 (2.04%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.90%) HTML
2 10 (4.08%) XML
3 7 (2.86%) CSS
3 7 (2.86%) HTML5
4 6 (2.45%) XSLT
5 5 (2.04%) jQuery
6 4 (1.63%) Flash
7 3 (1.22%) Web Services
7 3 (1.22%) .NET
7 3 (1.22%) CSS3
7 3 (1.22%) Backbone.js
7 3 (1.22%) Sass
8 2 (0.82%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.82%) XHTML
9 1 (0.41%) JDBC
9 1 (0.41%) Middleware
9 1 (0.41%) Ajax
9 1 (0.41%) MDX
9 1 (0.41%) REST
9 1 (0.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.53%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.86%) E-Learning
4 5 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.63%) NHS
5 4 (1.63%) IVR
6 3 (1.22%) User Experience
6 3 (1.22%) SCORM
6 3 (1.22%) GIS
6 3 (1.22%) DTV
6 3 (1.22%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.22%) W3C
6 3 (1.22%) DataPower
6 3 (1.22%) Video on Demand
7 2 (0.82%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.82%) Open Source
7 2 (0.82%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.82%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.71%) Windows
2 6 (2.45%) Windows 7
3 5 (2.04%) Linux
3 5 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.22%) Solaris
5 3 (1.22%) UNIX
6 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.82%) AIX
6 2 (0.82%) SUSE
7 1 (0.41%) zOS
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.41%) Android
7 1 (0.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (18.78%) Project Management
2 35 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (8.16%) ITIL
4 19 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (7.35%) Service Delivery
6 17 (6.94%) Migration
7 16 (6.53%) Validation
7 16 (6.53%) Change Management
8 13 (5.31%) Risk Management
8 13 (5.31%) Performance Management
8 13 (5.31%) Data Protection
8 13 (5.31%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (5.31%) Line Management
9 12 (4.90%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (4.08%) Business Analysis
10 10 (4.08%) Information Security
10 10 (4.08%) PRINCE2
10 10 (4.08%) CRM
11 9 (3.67%) ERP
11 9 (3.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.12%) SQL
2 8 (3.27%) Python
3 7 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.22%) Perl
4 3 (1.22%) Java
4 3 (1.22%) C
4 3 (1.22%) XQuery
4 3 (1.22%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.82%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.82%) PHP
6 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.41%) C#
6 1 (0.41%) VBScript
6 1 (0.41%) VB
6 1 (0.41%) JCL
6 1 (0.41%) Korn
6 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (7.76%) Degree
2 11 (4.49%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.27%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.45%) ISEB
5 5 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.63%) CISSP
6 4 (1.63%) PMP
6 4 (1.63%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.63%) CCNA
6 4 (1.63%) CISM
7 3 (1.22%) CISA
7 3 (1.22%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.41%) GIAC
9 1 (0.41%) MBA
9 1 (0.41%) CCA
9 1 (0.41%) CCDA
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.31%) QA
2 6 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.45%) SLA
3 3 (1.22%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.22%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.82%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.41%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.41%) COBIT
5 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (3.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.22%) NFS
3 2 (0.82%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.41%) GPFS
4 1 (0.41%) Xen
4 1 (0.41%) SRDF
4 1 (0.41%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.22%) NetBackup
1 3 (1.22%) SCCM
2 2 (0.82%) Puppet
2 2 (0.82%) SCOM
3 1 (0.41%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.41%) EMC TimeFinder
3 1 (0.41%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.41%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (0.41%) Netcool
3 1 (0.41%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (0.41%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.41%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 18 (7.35%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.12%) SAP
3 10 (4.08%) Oracle
4 7 (2.86%) Cisco
4 7 (2.86%) IBM
5 6 (2.45%) EMC
6 4 (1.63%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.63%) Ericsson
6 4 (1.63%) HP
6 4 (1.63%) Ab Initio
7 3 (1.22%) Amdocs
7 3 (1.22%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.22%) Symantec
7 3 (1.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 2 (0.82%) F5
8 2 (0.82%) Huawei
8 2 (0.82%) Blue Coat
8 2 (0.82%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.82%) Informatica
South East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £290 - £310 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough
Real Staffing
Rate: £8.50 - £9.50 per hour + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Slough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 26 days ago