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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 134 143 171
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +28
Contract jobs citing Legal 132 106 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.44% 1.19% 0.72%
As % of the General category 4.18% 3.38% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 53 15
Average daily rate
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£361 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £489 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +40.62%
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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
3161 3137 3003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.59% 35.15% 35.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1739 1674 1444
Average daily rate £400 £365 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 112 152
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £23.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -15.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.11
% change year-on-year
- -2.61%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +16 39 £350 -22.22% 11
Surrey +13 32 £270 +24.13% 8
Hampshire +14 25 £340 -2.85% 4
Buckinghamshire -9 16 £413 +3.12% 8
Middlesex +11 8 £331 -5.35% 1
Kent -3 5 £438 +34.61% 4
West Sussex - 3 £363 - 5
East Sussex -13 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire -19 1 £425 +30.76% 2
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 93 (36.90%) Finance
2 66 (26.19%) Telecoms
3 42 (16.67%) Project Management
4 30 (11.90%) Information Security
5 28 (11.11%) Degree
6 26 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (9.92%) Law
8 24 (9.52%) MS Excel
9 22 (8.73%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (8.33%) MS Office
11 20 (7.94%) Microsoft
11 20 (7.94%) Management Information System
11 20 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
12 17 (6.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 17 (6.75%) Time Management
12 17 (6.75%) Retail
13 16 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (6.35%) Risk Management
13 16 (6.35%) Marketing
14 15 (5.95%) MS PowerPoint
14 15 (5.95%) CISSP
14 15 (5.95%) Windows
15 14 (5.56%) Python
15 14 (5.56%) XML
15 14 (5.56%) Internet
15 14 (5.56%) Service Management
15 14 (5.56%) Service Delivery
15 14 (5.56%) QA
16 13 (5.16%) Publishing

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.59%) Drupal
2 4 (1.59%) Lync
3 2 (0.79%) IBM Notes
3 2 (0.79%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.40%) Documentum
4 1 (0.40%) SAS
4 1 (0.40%) Captiva
4 1 (0.40%) Moodle
Applications
1 24 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.33%) MS Office
3 15 (5.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (2.38%) Photoshop
5 5 (1.98%) MS Project
6 3 (1.19%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.19%) InDesign
6 3 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.40%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.40%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.40%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.59%) SaaS
2 2 (0.79%) Office 365
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.56%) Internet
2 12 (4.76%) Firewall
3 8 (3.17%) DNS
4 6 (2.38%) DHCP
5 4 (1.59%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.19%) VPN
6 3 (1.19%) Broadband
6 3 (1.19%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.79%) Wireless
7 2 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.79%) SSL
7 2 (0.79%) TACACS
8 1 (0.40%) ATM
8 1 (0.40%) OSPF
8 1 (0.40%) BGP
8 1 (0.40%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.40%) LAN
8 1 (0.40%) SDH
8 1 (0.40%) WAN
8 1 (0.40%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.16%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.57%) MarkLogic
3 4 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.79%) DB2
6 1 (0.40%) MS Access
6 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.40%) QlikView
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.40%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 9 (3.57%) JUnit
2 8 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.59%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.19%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.79%) CANoe
6 1 (0.40%) Subversion
6 1 (0.40%) JIRA
6 1 (0.40%) Selenium
General
1 93 (36.90%) Finance
2 66 (26.19%) Telecoms
3 25 (9.92%) Law
4 17 (6.75%) Retail
5 16 (6.35%) Marketing
6 13 (5.16%) Publishing
7 8 (3.17%) Advertising
8 7 (2.78%) Billing
9 4 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.19%) Automotive
10 3 (1.19%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.19%) German Language
10 3 (1.19%) Banking
11 2 (0.79%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.79%) Local Government
11 2 (0.79%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.40%) Games
12 1 (0.40%) French Language
12 1 (0.40%) Electronics
12 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (15.08%) Analyst
2 26 (10.32%) Developer
3 20 (7.94%) Project Manager
4 17 (6.75%) Architect
4 17 (6.75%) Consultant
5 14 (5.56%) Procurement Manager
6 13 (5.16%) Security Consultant
7 11 (4.37%) IT Procurement Manager
8 9 (3.57%) Administrator
8 9 (3.57%) Business Analyst
9 8 (3.17%) Web Developer
10 7 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (2.78%) Support Analyst
10 7 (2.78%) Contracts Manager
10 7 (2.78%) Designer
11 6 (2.38%) Senior IT Support
11 6 (2.38%) IT Support
11 6 (2.38%) Senior IT Support Analyst
11 6 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (2.38%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.56%) XML
2 13 (5.16%) XSLT
3 10 (3.97%) CSS
4 9 (3.57%) HTML
5 8 (3.17%) Middleware
6 7 (2.78%) .NET
7 4 (1.59%) HTML5
7 4 (1.59%) CSS3
7 4 (1.59%) Gherkin
8 3 (1.19%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.19%) Web Services
9 2 (0.79%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.79%) Entity Framework
10 1 (0.40%) REST
10 1 (0.40%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (0.40%) WCF
10 1 (0.40%) jQuery
10 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.40%) EJB
10 1 (0.40%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.94%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.98%) Social Network
4 4 (1.59%) Smart Meter
4 4 (1.59%) NHS
4 4 (1.59%) Statistics
5 3 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.19%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.19%) Social Media
5 3 (1.19%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.19%) User Experience
5 3 (1.19%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.79%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.79%) Kindle
6 2 (0.79%) RMADS
6 2 (0.79%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.79%) GIS
6 2 (0.79%) Photography
6 2 (0.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.95%) Windows
2 6 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (2.38%) Windows 7
3 5 (1.98%) UNIX
4 3 (1.19%) Linux
5 1 (0.40%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (16.67%) Project Management
2 30 (11.90%) Information Security
3 22 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (8.73%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
5 17 (6.75%) Time Management
6 16 (6.35%) Risk Management
6 16 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 14 (5.56%) Service Management
8 13 (5.16%) PRINCE2
8 13 (5.16%) Data Management
9 12 (4.76%) Supplier Management
9 12 (4.76%) Migration
9 12 (4.76%) ISMS
10 11 (4.37%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (3.97%) Data Protection
11 10 (3.97%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (3.97%) ITIL
12 9 (3.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.56%) Python
2 13 (5.16%) SQL
3 11 (4.37%) Java
4 10 (3.97%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.57%) C
5 9 (3.57%) XQuery
6 7 (2.78%) C#
6 7 (2.78%) C++
6 7 (2.78%) Perl
7 4 (1.59%) PHP
8 3 (1.19%) Korn
8 3 (1.19%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.40%) VBA
10 1 (0.40%) JCL
Qualifications
1 28 (11.11%) Degree
2 15 (5.95%) CISSP
3 7 (2.78%) CISM
3 7 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.38%) GIAC
5 5 (1.98%) ISEB
5 5 (1.98%) CISA
5 5 (1.98%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.59%) PMP
6 4 (1.59%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.79%) ACCA
7 2 (0.79%) CIMA
7 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.79%) CCNA
8 1 (0.40%) CCIE
8 1 (0.40%) CCSP
8 1 (0.40%) CCNP
8 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (5.56%) QA
3 7 (2.78%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.38%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.98%) Solvency II
6 3 (1.19%) SLA
7 2 (0.79%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.40%) GxP
8 1 (0.40%) GAMP
8 1 (0.40%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.40%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 11 (4.37%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.19%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (2.38%) AirWatch
2 4 (1.59%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (1.19%) Nessus
4 2 (0.79%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.40%) Tivoli NetView
5 1 (0.40%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 20 (7.94%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.97%) SAP
3 7 (2.78%) Cisco
3 7 (2.78%) Oracle
4 6 (2.38%) Business Objects
4 6 (2.38%) LANDesk
4 6 (2.38%) Twitter
5 5 (1.98%) Adobe
5 5 (1.98%) Facebook
6 4 (1.59%) IBM
7 3 (1.19%) Amdocs
8 2 (0.79%) Ericsson
8 2 (0.79%) Lotus
9 1 (0.40%) Remedy
9 1 (0.40%) PTC
9 1 (0.40%) Blue Prism
9 1 (0.40%) Qualys
9 1 (0.40%) Vignette
9 1 (0.40%) EMC
9 1 (0.40%) Juniper
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