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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 153 128 159
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +31
Contract jobs citing Legal 116 112 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.18% 1.26% 0.77%
As % of the General category 3.42% 3.52% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 53 23
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£363 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.61% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £190 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £494 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £21.25 £31.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £16.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £51.25 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £14.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+60.34% -12.12%
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
3394 3186 2919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.63% 35.98% 38.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1758 1586 1330
Average daily rate £400 £377 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% +0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 149 157
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.52 £13.25 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 0 39 £425 +18.05% 9
Surrey +11 24 £323 +7.50% 8
Buckinghamshire -1 24 £150 -25.46% 3
Middlesex +13 10 £460 -
Hampshire -29 8 £350 +21.21% 5
East Sussex +2 4 £315 +40.00%
Kent -10 3 £363 - 3
Oxfordshire - 2 £450 -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 109 (44.13%) Finance
2 68 (27.53%) Telecoms
3 47 (19.03%) Project Management
4 37 (14.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (10.53%) Law
6 23 (9.31%) MS Office
7 22 (8.91%) ITIL
7 22 (8.91%) MS Excel
8 19 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (7.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (7.29%) Degree
9 18 (7.29%) Retail
10 16 (6.48%) Management Information System
10 16 (6.48%) Service Delivery
10 16 (6.48%) Change Management
10 16 (6.48%) SAP
10 16 (6.48%) Microsoft
10 16 (6.48%) MS PowerPoint
11 15 (6.07%) QA
11 15 (6.07%) Windows
11 15 (6.07%) Validation
12 14 (5.67%) SQL
12 14 (5.67%) Data Protection
12 14 (5.67%) Marketing
13 13 (5.26%) Migration
13 13 (5.26%) Risk Management
13 13 (5.26%) Information Security
14 12 (4.86%) Performance Management
15 11 (4.45%) User Acceptance Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.21%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.21%) CMS
2 3 (1.21%) Moodle
2 3 (1.21%) Lync
3 2 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (0.81%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.40%) IIS
4 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.40%) WorkSite
4 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.40%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 23 (9.31%) MS Office
2 22 (8.91%) MS Excel
3 16 (6.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.83%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.21%) MS Project
6 2 (0.81%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.40%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (0.40%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.40%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.40%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.40%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.81%) SaaS
1 2 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.24%) 3G
1 8 (3.24%) 4G
2 7 (2.83%) LTE
2 7 (2.83%) Internet
3 5 (2.02%) SAN
3 5 (2.02%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.02%) LAN
3 5 (2.02%) IP Telephony
4 4 (1.62%) Asterisk PBX
4 4 (1.62%) PBX
4 4 (1.62%) ISDN
4 4 (1.62%) VoIP
4 4 (1.62%) WAN
5 3 (1.21%) UMTS
5 3 (1.21%) Broadband
5 3 (1.21%) GSM
5 3 (1.21%) DNS
5 3 (1.21%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (1.21%) VoLTE
5 3 (1.21%) RANAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.21%) MarkLogic
3 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.40%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.21%) JUnit
3 2 (0.81%) Selenium
3 2 (0.81%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.81%) QUnit
3 2 (0.81%) Jasmine
3 2 (0.81%) Grunt
4 1 (0.40%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.40%) JIRA
General
1 109 (44.13%) Finance
2 68 (27.53%) Telecoms
3 26 (10.53%) Law
4 18 (7.29%) Retail
5 14 (5.67%) Marketing
6 11 (4.45%) Publishing
7 9 (3.64%) Billing
8 7 (2.83%) Banking
9 5 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.21%) German Language
11 2 (0.81%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.81%) Russian Language
11 2 (0.81%) Local Government
11 2 (0.81%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.81%) Advertising
12 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.40%) Automotive
12 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (11.74%) Analyst
2 23 (9.31%) Project Manager
3 15 (6.07%) Developer
4 14 (5.67%) Architect
4 14 (5.67%) Business Analyst
5 11 (4.45%) Data Manager
6 10 (4.05%) Contracts Manager
6 10 (4.05%) Consultant
6 10 (4.05%) Administrator
7 9 (3.64%) Programme Manager
7 9 (3.64%) Vendor Manager
8 8 (3.24%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (3.24%) Senior Manager
9 7 (2.83%) Senior Project Manager
10 6 (2.43%) Security Consultant
10 6 (2.43%) Commercial Manager
10 6 (2.43%) Data Governance Manager
10 6 (2.43%) Delivery Manager
10 6 (2.43%) Governance Manager
11 5 (2.02%) Data Protection Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.05%) XML
2 7 (2.83%) HTML
3 6 (2.43%) CSS
3 6 (2.43%) XSLT
4 5 (2.02%) jQuery
5 3 (1.21%) HTML5
5 3 (1.21%) CSS3
5 3 (1.21%) Backbone.js
5 3 (1.21%) Sass
5 3 (1.21%) Web Services
6 2 (0.81%) Middleware
6 2 (0.81%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.40%) REST
7 1 (0.40%) MDX
7 1 (0.40%) XHTML
7 1 (0.40%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.48%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.02%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.62%) Video on Demand
4 4 (1.62%) GIS
4 4 (1.62%) IVR
5 3 (1.21%) E-Learning
5 3 (1.21%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.21%) DTV
5 3 (1.21%) NHS
5 3 (1.21%) DataPower
5 3 (1.21%) Learning Management System
6 2 (0.81%) Open Source
6 2 (0.81%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.81%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.81%) User Experience
6 2 (0.81%) W3C
6 2 (0.81%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.07%) Windows
2 6 (2.43%) Windows 7
3 5 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.62%) Linux
4 4 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.21%) UNIX
5 3 (1.21%) Solaris
6 2 (0.81%) AIX
6 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.81%) SUSE
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.40%) Android
7 1 (0.40%) zOS
7 1 (0.40%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (19.03%) Project Management
2 37 (14.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (8.91%) ITIL
4 19 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (7.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (6.48%) Service Delivery
6 16 (6.48%) Change Management
7 15 (6.07%) Validation
8 14 (5.67%) Data Protection
9 13 (5.26%) Migration
9 13 (5.26%) Information Security
9 13 (5.26%) Risk Management
10 12 (4.86%) Performance Management
11 11 (4.45%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (4.45%) Line Management
12 10 (4.05%) PRINCE2
12 10 (4.05%) CRM
12 10 (4.05%) Supplier Management
13 8 (3.24%) Business Continuity
13 8 (3.24%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.67%) SQL
2 8 (3.24%) Python
3 6 (2.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.21%) XQuery
4 3 (1.21%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.21%) C#
5 2 (0.81%) Java
5 2 (0.81%) C
5 2 (0.81%) Perl
5 2 (0.81%) PHP
5 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.40%) VBScript
6 1 (0.40%) VB
6 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.40%) JCL
6 1 (0.40%) Korn
6 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (7.29%) Degree
2 10 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.83%) ISEB
4 6 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.43%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.02%) CCNA
5 5 (2.02%) CISM
5 5 (2.02%) CISSP
6 4 (1.62%) PMP
6 4 (1.62%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.62%) CISA
7 3 (1.21%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.21%) VCP4
8 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.40%) CCDA
9 1 (0.40%) CCA
9 1 (0.40%) MBA
9 1 (0.40%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.07%) QA
2 8 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.83%) Solvency II
3 7 (2.83%) Data Quality
4 6 (2.43%) SLA
5 4 (1.62%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.40%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.40%) GAMP
6 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.40%) GxP
System Software
1 10 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.62%) NFS
3 2 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.40%) SRDF
4 1 (0.40%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.40%) GPFS
4 1 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (1.21%) SCCM
1 3 (1.21%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.81%) Puppet
2 2 (0.81%) SCOM
3 1 (0.40%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.40%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.40%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.40%) EMC TimeFinder
3 1 (0.40%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (0.40%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (6.48%) SAP
1 16 (6.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.24%) Oracle
3 6 (2.43%) Cisco
3 6 (2.43%) EMC
4 5 (2.02%) IBM
5 4 (1.62%) Business Objects
5 4 (1.62%) Ericsson
5 4 (1.62%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.62%) Ab Initio
5 4 (1.62%) Amdocs
6 3 (1.21%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 3 (1.21%) Symantec
6 3 (1.21%) HP
7 2 (0.81%) Lotus
7 2 (0.81%) Juniper
7 2 (0.81%) Informatica
7 2 (0.81%) Adobe
7 2 (0.81%) McAfee
7 2 (0.81%) CheckPoint
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