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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 153 149 138
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing Legal 135 128 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.40% 1.29% 1.25%
As % of the General category 4.30% 3.75% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 57 50
Median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £498 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £39.00 £18.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.81% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £18.50 £20.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £18.50 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+110.81% -2.63%
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
3138 3411 3283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.51% 34.26% 35.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1746 1763 1740
Median daily rate £401 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £243 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 88 126
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £12.04 £12.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £25.00 £26.74
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -6.48%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Legal as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +3 47 £365 +4.28% 7
Hampshire +24 26 £400 - 1
Surrey -14 17 £340 +25.92% 5
West Sussex -13 15 £230 -40.64%
East Sussex +6 8 - -
Buckinghamshire +3 7 £625 +60.25% 3
Kent -18 7 £575 +64.28% 2
Middlesex -7 6 £414 +40.85%
Oxfordshire +3 1 £350 -12.50% 2
Sussex - 1 - -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Legal.

1 77 (33.92%) Finance
2 41 (18.06%) Telecoms
3 29 (12.78%) Project Management
4 27 (11.89%) Microsoft
5 23 (10.13%) Law
6 22 (9.69%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (9.69%) MS Office
7 21 (9.25%) Data Protection
8 20 (8.81%) Supplier Management
8 20 (8.81%) Information Security
9 18 (7.93%) Degree
9 18 (7.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (7.93%) Windows
10 17 (7.49%) IBM
10 17 (7.49%) Publishing
11 16 (7.05%) Management Information System
11 16 (7.05%) Active Directory
12 15 (6.61%) C
12 15 (6.61%) User Experience
13 14 (6.17%) Windows 7
13 14 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (5.73%) SAP
14 13 (5.73%) Symantec
15 12 (5.29%) WAN
15 12 (5.29%) Risk Management
16 11 (4.85%) Content Management
16 11 (4.85%) LAN
16 11 (4.85%) C#
16 11 (4.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 11 (4.85%) Mentoring

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (4.41%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.76%) Node.js
4 1 (0.44%) CMS
4 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (9.69%) MS Office
2 8 (3.52%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.76%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.44%) MS Project
5 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.76%) HFM
2 3 (1.32%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (1.32%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.32%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.32%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.41%) Mimecast
2 6 (2.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.29%) WAN
2 11 (4.85%) LAN
3 9 (3.96%) TCP/IP
3 9 (3.96%) Wireless
4 4 (1.76%) DNS
5 3 (1.32%) DHCP
5 3 (1.32%) Internet
5 3 (1.32%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.88%) FTP
7 1 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.44%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.44%) Extranet
7 1 (0.44%) FCoE
7 1 (0.44%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.44%) Firewall
7 1 (0.44%) SAN
7 1 (0.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.76%) QlikView
2 4 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.32%) Big Data
3 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.88%) DB2
4 2 (0.88%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.88%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.44%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.44%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.44%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.44%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 77 (33.92%) Finance
2 41 (18.06%) Telecoms
3 23 (10.13%) Law
4 17 (7.49%) Publishing
5 9 (3.96%) Marketing
6 7 (3.08%) Banking
6 7 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (3.08%) Retail
7 6 (2.64%) Billing
7 6 (2.64%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.76%) Advertising
9 2 (0.88%) Automotive
9 2 (0.88%) Back Office
9 2 (0.88%) Electronics
10 1 (0.44%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.44%) French Language
10 1 (0.44%) German Language
10 1 (0.44%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 48 (21.15%) Analyst
2 21 (9.25%) Consultant
3 19 (8.37%) Designer
4 17 (7.49%) Project Manager
5 16 (7.05%) Developer
6 15 (6.61%) Content Designer
7 12 (5.29%) Procurement Manager
8 11 (4.85%) Business Analyst
9 10 (4.41%) Administrator
9 10 (4.41%) Service Analyst
9 10 (4.41%) Service Desk Analyst
10 9 (3.96%) IT Administrator
10 9 (3.96%) IT Analyst
10 9 (3.96%) IT Manager
10 9 (3.96%) IT Support
11 7 (3.08%) Information Security Consultant
11 7 (3.08%) Security Consultant
12 6 (2.64%) Support Analyst
12 6 (2.64%) Telecoms Manager
13 5 (2.20%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.76%) .NET
2 3 (1.32%) Middleware
3 2 (0.88%) CSS
3 2 (0.88%) CSS3
3 2 (0.88%) HTML
3 2 (0.88%) HTML5
3 2 (0.88%) jQuery
3 2 (0.88%) MDX
3 2 (0.88%) Web Services
3 2 (0.88%) XML
3 2 (0.88%) XSLT
4 1 (0.44%) Android SDK
4 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.44%) Classic ASP
4 1 (0.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.05%) Management Information System
2 15 (6.61%) User Experience
3 9 (3.96%) AS400
3 9 (3.96%) Blackberry
3 9 (3.96%) Mathematics
4 6 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.20%) Social Media
6 4 (1.76%) Derivative
6 4 (1.76%) FMCG
6 4 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.32%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.32%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.88%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (0.88%) Handset
8 2 (0.88%) VCE vBlock
9 1 (0.44%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.44%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.93%) Windows
2 14 (6.17%) Windows 7
3 10 (4.41%) Windows XP
4 7 (3.08%) Linux
5 6 (2.64%) Unix
6 3 (1.32%) Data ONTAP
6 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.88%) Android
7 2 (0.88%) Solaris
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (12.78%) Project Management
2 22 (9.69%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (9.25%) Data Protection
4 20 (8.81%) Information Security
4 20 (8.81%) Supplier Management
5 18 (7.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (5.29%) Risk Management
8 11 (4.85%) Content Management
8 11 (4.85%) Mentoring
9 10 (4.41%) Coaching
9 10 (4.41%) Software Engineering
10 9 (3.96%) PRINCE2
11 8 (3.52%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (3.52%) Change Management
11 8 (3.52%) ITIL
11 8 (3.52%) Open Source
11 8 (3.52%) Service Delivery
11 8 (3.52%) Service Management
11 8 (3.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.61%) C
2 11 (4.85%) C#
3 9 (3.96%) Java
4 8 (3.52%) C++
5 7 (3.08%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.20%) SQL
7 4 (1.76%) PHP
7 4 (1.76%) Python
7 4 (1.76%) Ruby
8 3 (1.32%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.32%) Korn
8 3 (1.32%) Perl
9 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.44%) VB
10 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (7.93%) Degree
2 9 (3.96%) MCP
2 9 (3.96%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.08%) CISM
3 7 (3.08%) CISSP
4 5 (2.20%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.20%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.20%) PMP
5 4 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.32%) CCNP
6 3 (1.32%) CCSP
6 3 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.32%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.88%) CCDP
7 2 (0.88%) CIPD
7 2 (0.88%) CISA
7 2 (0.88%) CLAS
8 1 (0.44%) ACCA
8 1 (0.44%) MBA
8 1 (0.44%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.08%) SLA
3 5 (2.20%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (1.76%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.32%) ISO22301
5 3 (1.32%) QA
6 2 (0.88%) NEBOSH
7 1 (0.44%) BS7799
7 1 (0.44%) COBIT
7 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.44%) GCP
7 1 (0.44%) GxP
7 1 (0.44%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 16 (7.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (3.96%) Backup Exec
1 9 (3.96%) HP SIM
1 9 (3.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.44%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (11.89%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.49%) IBM
3 13 (5.73%) SAP
3 13 (5.73%) Symantec
4 10 (4.41%) HP
5 9 (3.96%) Avaya
5 9 (3.96%) Becrypt
6 5 (2.20%) Cisco
7 3 (1.32%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.32%) Cognos
7 3 (1.32%) LANDesk
7 3 (1.32%) NetApp
7 3 (1.32%) Oracle
7 3 (1.32%) Tableau
8 2 (0.88%) Teradata
8 2 (0.88%) Wall Street Systems
9 1 (0.44%) Google
9 1 (0.44%) Huawei
9 1 (0.44%) Remedy
9 1 (0.44%) Tripwire
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