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 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 148 133 157
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +24
Contract jobs citing Legal 114 122 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.13% 1.26% 0.97%
As % of the General category 3.34% 3.58% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 56 26
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £195 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £473 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.27% +88.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.61 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+5.05% +21.44%
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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
3413 3410 3156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.91% 35.24% 37.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1782 1776 1477
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
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 83 130 187
Average hourly rate £20.50 £24.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.32% +8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.12 £12.99 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 April 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 21 April 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 -7 40 £388 +14.81% 9
Surrey +15 26 £310 -4.68% 8
Buckinghamshire -5 16 £270 -5.26% 6
Hampshire -24 8 £350 +4.47% 8
Middlesex +7 6 £400 +53.84%
Oxfordshire -13 6 £400 -
East Sussex - 4 £371 -
Kent -1 3 £350 -6.66% 2
West Sussex -28 1 £350 -30.00% 3
M4 Corridor - - - -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 102 (45.33%) Finance
2 55 (24.44%) Telecoms
3 48 (21.33%) Project Management
4 34 (15.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 23 (10.22%) MS Office
7 21 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (8.44%) Information Security
9 18 (8.00%) Law
9 18 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (8.00%) Retail
10 17 (7.56%) SAP
10 17 (7.56%) Microsoft
10 17 (7.56%) Degree
11 16 (7.11%) QA
12 15 (6.67%) Marketing
12 15 (6.67%) ITIL
12 15 (6.67%) Publishing
13 14 (6.22%) Service Delivery
13 14 (6.22%) Risk Management
14 13 (5.78%) Validation
14 13 (5.78%) XML
14 13 (5.78%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (5.33%) Python
15 12 (5.33%) Internet
15 12 (5.33%) Change Management
15 12 (5.33%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (4.89%) Performance Management
16 11 (4.89%) ISMS

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 10 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.67%) Lync
3 3 (1.33%) IBM Notes
3 3 (1.33%) Moodle
4 2 (0.89%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.89%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.44%) Documentum
5 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.44%) CMS
5 1 (0.44%) Captiva
5 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.44%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 25 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 23 (10.22%) MS Office
3 11 (4.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.22%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.78%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.78%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (1.33%) InDesign
6 3 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.89%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.89%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.89%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.44%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (0.44%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.33%) Office 365
2 2 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.33%) Internet
2 4 (1.78%) 3G
2 4 (1.78%) Firewall
2 4 (1.78%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.78%) DNS
2 4 (1.78%) LTE
2 4 (1.78%) 4G
3 3 (1.33%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (1.33%) RANAP
3 3 (1.33%) VoLTE
3 3 (1.33%) Wireless
4 2 (0.89%) IP Telephony
4 2 (0.89%) ISDN
4 2 (0.89%) LAN
4 2 (0.89%) PBX
4 2 (0.89%) VoIP
4 2 (0.89%) WAN
4 2 (0.89%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (0.89%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.56%) MarkLogic
3 5 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.78%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.89%) DB2
6 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.44%) QlikView
7 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (3.56%) JUnit
2 7 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.44%) JIRA
3 1 (0.44%) Selenium
General
1 102 (45.33%) Finance
2 55 (24.44%) Telecoms
3 18 (8.00%) Law
3 18 (8.00%) Retail
4 15 (6.67%) Publishing
4 15 (6.67%) Marketing
5 10 (4.44%) Billing
6 8 (3.56%) Advertising
7 5 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.33%) German Language
8 3 (1.33%) Banking
9 2 (0.89%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.89%) Local Government
10 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.44%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.44%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.44%) Electronics
10 1 (0.44%) Automotive
10 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (9.78%) Project Manager
2 21 (9.33%) Analyst
3 15 (6.67%) Architect
3 15 (6.67%) Developer
4 13 (5.78%) Consultant
5 9 (4.00%) Vendor Manager
6 8 (3.56%) Business Analyst
6 8 (3.56%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (3.56%) Procurement Manager
7 7 (3.11%) Security Consultant
7 7 (3.11%) Administrator
8 6 (2.67%) Junior
9 5 (2.22%) Commercial Manager
9 5 (2.22%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (2.22%) Data Manager
9 5 (2.22%) Data Governance Manager
9 5 (2.22%) Governance Manager
9 5 (2.22%) Designer
9 5 (2.22%) Contracts Manager
9 5 (2.22%) IT Procurement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.78%) XML
2 11 (4.89%) XSLT
3 5 (2.22%) Middleware
4 3 (1.33%) HTML
4 3 (1.33%) Web Services
5 2 (0.89%) CSS
6 1 (0.44%) .NET
6 1 (0.44%) EJB
6 1 (0.44%) jQuery
6 1 (0.44%) HTML5
6 1 (0.44%) CSS3
6 1 (0.44%) Backbone.js
6 1 (0.44%) Sass
6 1 (0.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.89%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.22%) Social Network
4 4 (1.78%) NHS
4 4 (1.78%) GIS
5 3 (1.33%) Learning Management System
5 3 (1.33%) Social Media
5 3 (1.33%) E-Learning
5 3 (1.33%) IVR
6 2 (0.89%) RMADS
6 2 (0.89%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.89%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (0.89%) Replication
6 2 (0.89%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.89%) Kindle
6 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.89%) User Experience
6 2 (0.89%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.44%) Windows
2 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (0.89%) Windows 7
2 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (0.89%) UNIX
3 1 (0.44%) AIX
3 1 (0.44%) zOS
3 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
3 1 (0.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (21.33%) Project Management
2 34 (15.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (8.44%) Information Security
4 18 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (6.67%) ITIL
6 14 (6.22%) Service Delivery
6 14 (6.22%) Risk Management
7 13 (5.78%) Validation
7 13 (5.78%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (5.33%) Change Management
8 12 (5.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (4.89%) Performance Management
9 11 (4.89%) ISMS
9 11 (4.89%) PRINCE2
10 10 (4.44%) Migration
11 9 (4.00%) Process Management
11 9 (4.00%) CRM
11 9 (4.00%) Business Analysis
12 8 (3.56%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.33%) Python
2 9 (4.00%) SQL
3 8 (3.56%) XQuery
4 4 (1.78%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.78%) C#
5 2 (0.89%) C
5 2 (0.89%) Java
6 1 (0.44%) C++
6 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.44%) VBScript
6 1 (0.44%) JCL
6 1 (0.44%) Korn
6 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (7.56%) Degree
2 6 (2.67%) CISSP
2 6 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.78%) CCNA
3 4 (1.78%) ISEB
3 4 (1.78%) PMP
3 4 (1.78%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.78%) CISM
3 4 (1.78%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.33%) CISA
4 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.89%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.89%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.44%) IIBA
6 1 (0.44%) CBAP
6 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.44%) CCSP
6 1 (0.44%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.11%) QA
2 11 (4.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.67%) Solvency II
3 6 (2.67%) Data Quality
4 5 (2.22%) SLA
5 3 (1.33%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.33%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.89%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.44%) GAMP
7 1 (0.44%) GxP
7 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.78%) NFS
3 2 (0.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.44%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.44%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (0.89%) SCCM
1 2 (0.89%) SCOM
1 2 (0.89%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.44%) SCDPM
2 1 (0.44%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.44%) Tivoli NetView
2 1 (0.44%) Nessus
Vendors
1 17 (7.56%) SAP
1 17 (7.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.44%) Oracle
3 6 (2.67%) Twitter
4 5 (2.22%) Facebook
4 5 (2.22%) Business Objects
4 5 (2.22%) Adobe
5 4 (1.78%) Cisco
5 4 (1.78%) Amdocs
6 3 (1.33%) Ericsson
6 3 (1.33%) Lotus
6 3 (1.33%) EMC
6 3 (1.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (0.89%) Remedy
7 2 (0.89%) HP
7 2 (0.89%) IBM
8 1 (0.44%) Vignette
8 1 (0.44%) Juniper
8 1 (0.44%) BMC
8 1 (0.44%) CheckPoint
West Sussex
Streamline Connections
Rate: £300 - £375 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £400 - £475 per day + negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Rate: £32,000 - £37,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago