Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 106 115
Rank change year-on-year +42 +9 -19
Contract jobs citing Legal 118 65 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.87% 1.52% 1.19%
As % of the General category 7.20% 3.98% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 22 18
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £385 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.88% +8.45% -11.25%
10th Percentile £261 £253 £205
90th Percentile £550 £490 £516
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £25.90 - -
South East median hourly rate £25.90 £31.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year -17.12% +89.39% -49.23%

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 1640 1634 2044
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 39.85% 38.28% 41.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 736 1023
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £250 £215 £204
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 66 56
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.00% +30.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £40.90 £42.63 £46.38
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +32.35%

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 21 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Reading +12 25 £450 +23.29% 2
Slough +28 22 £450 - 3
Bracknell +19 22 £280 -17.65% 1
Maidenhead +8 18 £375 -11.76% 2
Wokingham +6 1 £275 -31.25%
Legal
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 26 (22.03%) Telecoms
2 23 (19.49%) Information Security
2 23 (19.49%) Project Management
3 21 (17.80%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (17.80%) Finance
4 20 (16.95%) GDPR
5 17 (14.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (14.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (14.41%) PCI DSS
6 15 (12.71%) Microsoft
7 14 (11.86%) CISSP
7 14 (11.86%) CISM
7 14 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (11.02%) Data Management
8 13 (11.02%) Data Protection
9 12 (10.17%) FastStats
9 12 (10.17%) Marketing
9 12 (10.17%) Customer Engagement
9 12 (10.17%) Relational Database
9 12 (10.17%) Risk Management
9 12 (10.17%) CRM
10 11 (9.32%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (8.47%) Intranet
12 9 (7.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (7.63%) Information Management
13 8 (6.78%) Statistics
13 8 (6.78%) COBIT
13 8 (6.78%) Service Management
13 8 (6.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 7 (5.93%) CISA

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 5 (4.24%) Documentum
2 2 (1.69%) Apache
2 2 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.85%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (5.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (10.17%) FastStats
2 3 (2.54%) TrackWise
3 2 (1.69%) Eloqua
3 2 (1.69%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.69%) GitHub
2 2 (1.69%) Office 365
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.85%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (0.85%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (0.85%) Heroku
3 1 (0.85%) IaaS
3 1 (0.85%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.85%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.47%) Intranet
2 6 (5.08%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (2.54%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.69%) 4G
4 2 (1.69%) 5G
4 2 (1.69%) Firewall
5 1 (0.85%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.85%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (0.85%) LDAP
5 1 (0.85%) MPLS
5 1 (0.85%) Network Security
5 1 (0.85%) SAN
5 1 (0.85%) SMPP
5 1 (0.85%) SS7
5 1 (0.85%) Value-Added Service
5 1 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.17%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.54%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.85%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.85%) Big Data
4 1 (0.85%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.85%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (0.85%) GIS
4 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.85%) Power BI
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.69%) GitLab
2 2 (1.69%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
General
1 26 (22.03%) Telecoms
2 21 (17.80%) Finance
3 12 (10.17%) Marketing
4 11 (9.32%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (4.24%) Banking
6 4 (3.39%) Law
6 4 (3.39%) Publishing
6 4 (3.39%) Retail
7 3 (2.54%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.69%) Advertising
9 1 (0.85%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 16 (13.56%) Analyst
1 16 (13.56%) Consultant
2 12 (10.17%) Database Manager
3 11 (9.32%) Insight Manager
4 10 (8.47%) Project Manager
5 7 (5.93%) Architect
5 7 (5.93%) Security Specialist
6 6 (5.08%) Network Architect
7 5 (4.24%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.24%) CyberArk Consultant
7 5 (4.24%) Marketing Specialist
8 4 (3.39%) Change Manager
8 4 (3.39%) Compliance Analyst
8 4 (3.39%) Compliance Specialist
8 4 (3.39%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (3.39%) Developer
8 4 (3.39%) Security Analyst
8 4 (3.39%) Security Compliance Analyst
8 4 (3.39%) Security Compliance Specialist
9 3 (2.54%) Business Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.39%) SOAP
2 3 (2.54%) REST
2 3 (2.54%) WSDL
2 3 (2.54%) XML
3 2 (1.69%) .NET
3 2 (1.69%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.69%) CSS
3 2 (1.69%) CSS3
3 2 (1.69%) HTML
3 2 (1.69%) HTML5
3 2 (1.69%) jQuery
3 2 (1.69%) JSON
3 2 (1.69%) React
3 2 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (1.69%) WCF
3 2 (1.69%) Web Services
3 2 (1.69%) XSD
3 2 (1.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.93%) CESG
3 6 (5.08%) Life Science
4 4 (3.39%) LIMS
5 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.69%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.85%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.85%) EPoS
7 1 (0.85%) FMCG
7 1 (0.85%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Exalogic
7 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.85%) Robotics
7 1 (0.85%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.85%) Tandem
7 1 (0.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.54%) Linux
1 3 (2.54%) Windows
2 2 (1.69%) Debian
2 2 (1.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.85%) AIX
3 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.85%) Unix
3 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.49%) Information Security
1 23 (19.49%) Project Management
2 21 (17.80%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (14.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (11.02%) Data Management
4 13 (11.02%) Data Protection
5 12 (10.17%) CRM
5 12 (10.17%) Customer Engagement
5 12 (10.17%) Risk Management
6 9 (7.63%) Information Management
6 9 (7.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 8 (6.78%) Service Management
7 8 (6.78%) Statistics
8 7 (5.93%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.93%) Business Continuity
8 7 (5.93%) Change Management
8 7 (5.93%) Programme Management
8 7 (5.93%) Time Management
9 6 (5.08%) PRINCE2
9 6 (5.08%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.54%) SQL
1 3 (2.54%) T-SQL
2 2 (1.69%) C#
2 2 (1.69%) Java
2 2 (1.69%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.69%) PHP
2 2 (1.69%) XPath
3 1 (0.85%) C
3 1 (0.85%) Perl
3 1 (0.85%) Python
3 1 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (11.86%) CISM
1 14 (11.86%) CISSP
2 7 (5.93%) CISA
2 7 (5.93%) PCI QSA
3 5 (4.24%) PMI Certification
3 5 (4.24%) PMP
4 4 (3.39%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 3 (2.54%) Degree
6 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.85%) CCIE
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.85%) CLAS
7 1 (0.85%) CRISC
7 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.95%) GDPR
2 17 (14.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (14.41%) PCI DSS
3 8 (6.78%) COBIT
3 8 (6.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (4.24%) GxP
4 5 (4.24%) QA
5 3 (2.54%) GMP
6 2 (1.69%) SLA
7 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.69%) LXC
4 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) Ansible
2 1 (0.85%) SCCM
2 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.85%) vCenter Server
2 1 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (12.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.93%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (4.24%) CyberArk
3 5 (4.24%) Tableau
4 4 (3.39%) LabWare
4 4 (3.39%) VMware
5 3 (2.54%) Oracle
6 2 (1.69%) EMC
6 2 (1.69%) Nintex
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco
7 1 (0.85%) Forcepoint
7 1 (0.85%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.85%) IBM
7 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.85%) Symantec