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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 132 169 202
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +33
Contract jobs citing Legal 119 76 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.30% 0.87% 0.53%
As % of the General category 3.85% 2.35% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 32 18
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£350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £260 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £578 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £7.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -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
3093 3238 3814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.81% 36.94% 37.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1698 1649 1610
Average daily rate £375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 103 130
Average hourly rate £19.00 £32.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.53% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.97 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -24.56%

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 17 September 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
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 17 September 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 +10 36 £356 -5.00% 9
Surrey +9 22 £346 +10.80% 13
Hampshire +6 20 £419 -37.96% 5
Buckinghamshire +5 13 £350 +33.97% 8
Middlesex +10 10 £412 -21.52% 1
East Sussex 0 10 £210 -44.00%
West Sussex +1 2 £613 +58.06% 3
Kent -3 2 £343 - 1
Oxfordshire -8 1 £375 -11.76% 4
Isle of Wight - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 76 (33.48%) Finance
2 42 (18.50%) Telecoms
3 33 (14.54%) Project Management
4 31 (13.66%) Law
5 26 (11.45%) Microsoft
6 23 (10.13%) HTML
7 21 (9.25%) Marketing
7 21 (9.25%) Degree
8 20 (8.81%) Retail
9 19 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (7.93%) Migration
10 18 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (7.49%) MS Office
12 16 (7.05%) Management Information System
13 15 (6.61%) Photoshop
13 15 (6.61%) Windows
13 15 (6.61%) Security Cleared
14 14 (6.17%) Data Management
14 14 (6.17%) SAP
14 14 (6.17%) ITIL
15 13 (5.73%) Service Delivery
16 12 (5.29%) MS Excel
16 12 (5.29%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (5.29%) Web Accessibility
17 11 (4.85%) CRM
17 11 (4.85%) XML
17 11 (4.85%) SQL
17 11 (4.85%) E-Learning
17 11 (4.85%) Publishing
17 11 (4.85%) Workflow

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (4.41%) Moodle
2 5 (2.20%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.20%) CMS
3 4 (1.76%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.32%) MS Project Server
4 3 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.88%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.44%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.44%) Drupal
6 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.44%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.44%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 17 (7.49%) MS Office
2 15 (6.61%) Photoshop
3 12 (5.29%) MS Excel
4 6 (2.64%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (2.20%) MS Project
6 3 (1.32%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.44%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.88%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.88%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.44%) assyst
3 1 (0.44%) SAP FI-AA
3 1 (0.44%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.64%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) IaaS
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.64%) Internet
2 5 (2.20%) LAN
2 5 (2.20%) SAN
3 4 (1.76%) GGSN
3 4 (1.76%) SGSN
4 3 (1.32%) MVNO
4 3 (1.32%) WAN
4 3 (1.32%) FTP
4 3 (1.32%) HTTP
5 2 (0.88%) Firewall
5 2 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.88%) VPN
5 2 (0.88%) DNS
5 2 (0.88%) SSL
5 2 (0.88%) S/MIME
5 2 (0.88%) SMS
5 2 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.44%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (1.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.44%) DB2
4 1 (0.44%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.88%) Eclipse
1 2 (0.88%) JIRA
1 2 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.44%) LSMW
2 1 (0.44%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 76 (33.48%) Finance
2 42 (18.50%) Telecoms
3 31 (13.66%) Law
4 21 (9.25%) Marketing
5 20 (8.81%) Retail
6 11 (4.85%) Publishing
7 7 (3.08%) Billing
8 5 (2.20%) Banking
9 4 (1.76%) French Language
10 3 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.32%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.44%) Local Government
11 1 (0.44%) Automotive
11 1 (0.44%) Advertising
11 1 (0.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 29 (12.78%) Analyst
2 24 (10.57%) Developer
2 24 (10.57%) Project Manager
3 14 (6.17%) Business Analyst
4 13 (5.73%) Architect
4 13 (5.73%) Contracts Manager
5 12 (5.29%) Designer
6 11 (4.85%) Consultant
7 10 (4.41%) Administrator
8 9 (3.96%) E-Learning Developer
9 8 (3.52%) Commercial Manager
10 6 (2.64%) Senior Project Manager
10 6 (2.64%) Web Designer
10 6 (2.64%) SAP Consultant
10 6 (2.64%) Senior Manager
10 6 (2.64%) Support Analyst
10 6 (2.64%) Delivery Manager
11 5 (2.20%) Data Manager
11 5 (2.20%) Support Engineer
11 5 (2.20%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.13%) HTML
2 11 (4.85%) XML
3 10 (4.41%) CSS
3 10 (4.41%) Flash
3 10 (4.41%) HTML5
4 8 (3.52%) XHTML
4 8 (3.52%) XSLT
4 8 (3.52%) .NET
5 6 (2.64%) Ajax
6 4 (1.76%) Web Services
7 3 (1.32%) ATL
8 2 (0.88%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.88%) Middleware
8 2 (0.88%) JSP
8 2 (0.88%) SOAP
8 2 (0.88%) J2EE
8 2 (0.88%) jQuery
8 2 (0.88%) WCF
8 2 (0.88%) WPF
8 2 (0.88%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.05%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.85%) E-Learning
4 9 (3.96%) SCORM
5 7 (3.08%) User Experience
5 7 (3.08%) W3C
6 6 (2.64%) Graphic Design
7 4 (1.76%) Clustering
7 4 (1.76%) GIS
7 4 (1.76%) Statistics
8 3 (1.32%) Social Media
8 3 (1.32%) Smartcard
9 2 (0.88%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.88%) NHS
9 2 (0.88%) FMCG
9 2 (0.88%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.88%) PKI
9 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.44%) Machine to Machine
10 1 (0.44%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.61%) Windows
2 6 (2.64%) Linux
2 6 (2.64%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.32%) Solaris
4 3 (1.32%) UNIX
5 2 (0.88%) SUSE
5 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (14.54%) Project Management
2 19 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (7.93%) Migration
4 14 (6.17%) Data Management
4 14 (6.17%) ITIL
5 13 (5.73%) Service Delivery
6 12 (5.29%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (5.29%) Web Accessibility
7 11 (4.85%) CRM
7 11 (4.85%) Workflow
8 10 (4.41%) Change Management
8 10 (4.41%) PRINCE2
8 10 (4.41%) Content Management
9 8 (3.52%) Time Management
9 8 (3.52%) Project Planning
10 7 (3.08%) Business Analysis
10 7 (3.08%) Usability Testing
10 7 (3.08%) Service Management
10 7 (3.08%) Validation
10 7 (3.08%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.85%) SQL
2 8 (3.52%) JavaScript
3 7 (3.08%) Python
4 6 (2.64%) XQuery
5 5 (2.20%) Java
6 3 (1.32%) C#
6 3 (1.32%) Perl
6 3 (1.32%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.88%) PHP
7 2 (0.88%) C
8 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.44%) VB
8 1 (0.44%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 21 (9.25%) Degree
2 15 (6.61%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.52%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.64%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.20%) ISEB
6 4 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.32%) CIPD
7 3 (1.32%) CISSP
7 3 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.32%) PMP
7 3 (1.32%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.32%) CISM
8 2 (0.88%) HND
8 2 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.44%) ACCA
9 1 (0.44%) CISA
9 1 (0.44%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.96%) QA
2 5 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.76%) SLA
3 4 (1.76%) Solvency II
4 3 (1.32%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.32%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.88%) GMP
5 2 (0.88%) COBIT
6 1 (0.44%) BS7666
6 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.44%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (1.32%) NFS
1 3 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.44%) SRDF
3 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (1.32%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.88%) Puppet
3 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.44%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.44%) SCCM
3 1 (0.44%) SCOM
3 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.44%) Netcool
3 1 (0.44%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.44%) EMC TimeFinder
3 1 (0.44%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 26 (11.45%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.17%) SAP
3 8 (3.52%) Oracle
4 6 (2.64%) IBM
4 6 (2.64%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 5 (2.20%) Business Objects
6 4 (1.76%) VMware
6 4 (1.76%) HP
6 4 (1.76%) EMC
6 4 (1.76%) Cisco
7 3 (1.32%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.32%) Symantec
7 3 (1.32%) Amdocs
8 2 (0.88%) Juniper
8 2 (0.88%) Adobe
8 2 (0.88%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.88%) JBoss
8 2 (0.88%) F5
8 2 (0.88%) ServiceNow
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