Period
to 22 January 2019

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 6 months to 22 January 2019 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
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 64 95
Rank change year-on-year -9 +31 +27
Contract jobs citing Legal 111 127 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.68% 3.12% 1.80%
As % of the General category 7.01% 8.15% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 48 26
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £438 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +18.24% -16.62%
10th Percentile £373 £259 £209
90th Percentile £577 £550 £489
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.50 £26.90 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.49% -10.33% -
South East median hourly rate £26.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.02% -5.00% +81.82%

Legal is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,583 1,558 1,560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 38.26% 38.33% 39.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 685 699
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £216 £250 £215
90th Percentile £588 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 59
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.25 £12.45
90th Percentile £50.68 £48.30 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £34.00 £24.01 £25.50
% change year-on-year +41.61% -5.84% +0.42%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Legal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in Berkshire

Legal
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

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in Berkshire

Legal
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
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 6 months to 22 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +5 36 £550 +22.22% 8
Reading -12 32 £513 +20.59% 9
Maidenhead +2 17 £413 -13.16% 6
Newbury -1 4 - - 7
Bracknell -22 2 £398 +32.50% 1
Wokingham -8 1 - -
Windsor - 1 £525 -
Legal
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Legal.

1 45 (40.54%) Telecoms
2 37 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (23.42%) Analytics
5 25 (22.52%) Data Protection
5 25 (22.52%) SQL
6 23 (20.72%) Internet
6 23 (20.72%) Finance
7 22 (19.82%) Firewall
7 22 (19.82%) Python
7 22 (19.82%) Big Data
7 22 (19.82%) Data Analytics
7 22 (19.82%) Apache Spark
8 21 (18.92%) Kalman Filter
8 21 (18.92%) Spark Streaming
8 21 (18.92%) Flink
8 21 (18.92%) Data Ingestion
8 21 (18.92%) Big Data Analytics
8 21 (18.92%) Open Source
8 21 (18.92%) Network Architecture
8 21 (18.92%) Apache Hive
8 21 (18.92%) Web Development
8 21 (18.92%) Hadoop
8 21 (18.92%) ETL
8 21 (18.92%) TCP/IP
8 21 (18.92%) SSH
9 15 (13.51%) Marketing
9 15 (13.51%) Risk Management
10 13 (11.71%) Project Management
10 13 (11.71%) Business Intelligence

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 22 (19.82%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.90%) Apache
2 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.90%) SAS
2 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) SAP Hybris
1 2 (1.80%) TrackWise
2 1 (0.90%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.90%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.90%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.90%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.70%) Office 365
1 3 (2.70%) PaaS
2 2 (1.80%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (0.90%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.90%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.72%) Internet
2 22 (19.82%) Firewall
3 21 (18.92%) SSH
3 21 (18.92%) TCP/IP
4 11 (9.91%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (1.80%) VPN
6 1 (0.90%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (0.90%) IPsec
6 1 (0.90%) MPLS
6 1 (0.90%) Network Security
6 1 (0.90%) WebEx
6 1 (0.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.82%) Big Data
2 21 (18.92%) Apache Hive
2 21 (18.92%) Flink
2 21 (18.92%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.80%) Data Lake
3 2 (1.80%) HDInsight
4 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.90%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.90%) GIS
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.90%) JIRA
General
1 45 (40.54%) Telecoms
2 23 (20.72%) Finance
3 15 (13.51%) Marketing
4 5 (4.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.70%) Law
6 2 (1.80%) Billing
6 2 (1.80%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.90%) German Language
7 1 (0.90%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (15.32%) Analytics Developer
1 17 (15.32%) Developer
2 16 (14.41%) Big Data Developer
3 14 (12.61%) Software Developer
4 12 (10.81%) Telecoms Manager
4 12 (10.81%) Vendor Manager
5 11 (9.91%) Analyst
6 10 (9.01%) Project Manager
7 8 (7.21%) Commercial Manager
7 8 (7.21%) Designer
7 8 (7.21%) Security Specialist
7 8 (7.21%) Solutions Designer
8 6 (5.41%) Architect
8 6 (5.41%) Information Security Specialist
8 6 (5.41%) Information Specialist
9 5 (4.50%) Consultant
9 5 (4.50%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.60%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) Technical Security Specialist
10 4 (3.60%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.92%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (0.90%) .NET
2 1 (0.90%) Node.js
2 1 (0.90%) React
2 1 (0.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 30 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.70%) User Experience
3 2 (1.80%) Life Science
3 2 (1.80%) NHS
3 2 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.90%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.90%) PKI
4 1 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.60%) Linux
2 3 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (2.70%) Windows
3 2 (1.80%) Android
3 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 26 (23.42%) Analytics
3 25 (22.52%) Data Protection
4 22 (19.82%) Data Analytics
5 21 (18.92%) Big Data Analytics
5 21 (18.92%) Data Ingestion
5 21 (18.92%) ETL
5 21 (18.92%) Kalman Filter
5 21 (18.92%) Network Architecture
5 21 (18.92%) Open Source
5 21 (18.92%) Web Development
6 15 (13.51%) Risk Management
7 13 (11.71%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (11.71%) Contract Management
7 13 (11.71%) Project Management
7 13 (11.71%) Service Delivery
8 12 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (10.81%) Decision-Making
9 11 (9.91%) Computer Science
9 11 (9.91%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.52%) SQL
2 22 (19.82%) Python
3 2 (1.80%) C
3 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (9.91%) CISM
1 11 (9.91%) CISSP
1 11 (9.91%) Degree
2 10 (9.01%) CISA
3 8 (7.21%) CRISC
4 4 (3.60%) CIPD
5 3 (2.70%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 3 (2.70%) PCI QSA
6 2 (1.80%) MBA
6 2 (1.80%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.80%) PMP
7 1 (0.90%) ACCA
7 1 (0.90%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.41%) PMO
2 5 (4.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.60%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.80%) Def Stans
4 2 (1.80%) DO-178B
4 2 (1.80%) GxP
4 2 (1.80%) IEC 61508
4 2 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.80%) SLA
5 1 (0.90%) GAMP
5 1 (0.90%) GDPR
5 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.90%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) Nessus
1 1 (0.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (5.41%) SAP
2 4 (3.60%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.60%) Red Hat
2 4 (3.60%) VMware
3 2 (1.80%) CheckPoint
3 2 (1.80%) Cisco
3 2 (1.80%) hybris
3 2 (1.80%) Niku
4 1 (0.90%) Ariba
4 1 (0.90%) Citrix
4 1 (0.90%) F5
4 1 (0.90%) iManage
4 1 (0.90%) McAfee
4 1 (0.90%) NetWitness
4 1 (0.90%) Palo Alto
4 1 (0.90%) Qualys
4 1 (0.90%) Sophos
4 1 (0.90%) Trend Micro
4 1 (0.90%) Workday
4 1 (0.90%) Zscaler