The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Legal
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 81 77
Rank change year-on-year +22 -4  
Contract jobs citing Legal 42 38 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.32% 1.63% 1.54%
As % of the General category 5.19% 4.38% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 7
Median daily rate £450 £376 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.60% +7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £187 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £433 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £9.88 £14.25
% change year-on-year +62.02% -30.70%  

Legal is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 810 868 1084
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 44.73% 37.33% 44.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 405 511
Median daily rate £450 £380 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +0.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £517 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 19
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.86 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £25.00 £38.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Legal as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Legal in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in Berkshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in Berkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Legal in Berkshire

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in Berkshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Legal in Berkshire

Legal
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 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
Slough +19 16 £450 +12.50% 2
Reading +12 11 £350 +60.91% 1
Bracknell - 6 £363 - 1
Maidenhead 0 2 - -
Legal
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Legal.

1 25 (35.21%) Finance
2 14 (19.72%) Law
3 13 (18.31%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (18.31%) Telecoms
4 11 (15.49%) Project Management
4 11 (15.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (15.49%) Marketing
5 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Excel
5 9 (12.68%) ITIL
6 7 (9.86%) PRINCE2
6 7 (9.86%) Management Information System
6 7 (9.86%) Risk Management
6 7 (9.86%) Degree
7 6 (8.45%) Retail
7 6 (8.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (8.45%) Service Management
7 6 (8.45%) Change Control
8 5 (7.04%) Data Protection
8 5 (7.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (7.04%) Process Improvement
8 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
9 4 (5.63%) Marketing Strategy
9 4 (5.63%) Capacity Management
9 4 (5.63%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 4 (5.63%) Change Management
9 4 (5.63%) CRM
9 4 (5.63%) Data Modelling
9 4 (5.63%) SLA
9 4 (5.63%) Microsoft

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (1.41%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.41%) Documentum
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.41%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Google Analytics
1 2 (2.82%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) 4G
1 2 (2.82%) SMS
1 2 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.41%) Firewall
2 1 (1.41%) PPP
2 1 (1.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.41%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.41%) Big Data
2 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
General
1 25 (35.21%) Finance
2 14 (19.72%) Law
3 13 (18.31%) Telecoms
4 11 (15.49%) Marketing
5 6 (8.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (8.45%) Retail
6 3 (4.23%) Billing
6 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.82%) Banking
8 1 (1.41%) Advertising
8 1 (1.41%) Dutch Language
8 1 (1.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (16.90%) Project Manager
2 7 (9.86%) Analyst
3 4 (5.63%) Architect
3 4 (5.63%) Business Manager
4 3 (4.23%) Administrator
4 3 (4.23%) Business Analyst
4 3 (4.23%) Business Change Manager
4 3 (4.23%) Change Manager
4 3 (4.23%) Consultant
4 3 (4.23%) Integration Architect
4 3 (4.23%) Integration Manager
4 3 (4.23%) Marketing Manager
4 3 (4.23%) Production Manager
4 3 (4.23%) Vendor Manager
5 2 (2.82%) Digital Executive
5 2 (2.82%) Digital Marketing Executive
5 2 (2.82%) SQL BI Developer
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 2 (2.82%) SSRS Developer
5 2 (2.82%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) HTML
2 1 (1.41%) .NET
2 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.82%) Life Science
3 2 (2.82%) LIMS
4 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.41%) FMCG
4 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.41%) Unix
1 1 (1.41%) Windows
1 1 (1.41%) Windows 10
1 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.31%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (15.49%) Project Management
2 11 (15.49%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (12.68%) ITIL
4 7 (9.86%) PRINCE2
4 7 (9.86%) Risk Management
5 6 (8.45%) Change Control
5 6 (8.45%) Service Management
6 5 (7.04%) Data Protection
6 5 (7.04%) Process Improvement
6 5 (7.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (5.63%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 4 (5.63%) Business Analysis
7 4 (5.63%) Capacity Management
7 4 (5.63%) Change Management
7 4 (5.63%) CRM
7 4 (5.63%) Data Analysis
7 4 (5.63%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.63%) Logistics
7 4 (5.63%) Marketing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.23%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.41%) Java
3 1 (1.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Degree
2 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.82%) CIPD
4 2 (2.82%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.82%) PMP
4 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
2 3 (4.23%) GDPR
2 3 (4.23%) GMP
2 3 (4.23%) QA
3 2 (2.82%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.82%) GxP
4 1 (1.41%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.23%) SAP
2 3 (4.23%) Tableau
3 2 (2.82%) Google
3 2 (2.82%) HP
3 2 (2.82%) LabWare
3 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle
4 1 (1.41%) Siebel