Period
to 23 January 2022

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legacy Systems in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legacy Systems over the 6 months to 23 January 2022 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.

Legacy System
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 128 69 112
Rank change year-on-year -59 +43 +26
Contract jobs citing Legacy Systems 15 27 47
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.62% 1.88% 1.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.24% 5.97% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 34
10th Percentile £450 £247 £400
25th Percentile £456 £356 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £450 £525
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% -
75th Percentile £544 £494 £555
90th Percentile £550 £538 £617
England median daily rate £550 £550 £475
% change year-on-year - +15.79% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £29.50 -
England median hourly rate - £29.50 £56.73
% change year-on-year - -48.00% +224.16%

Legacy Systems is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 669 452 1,120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.50% 31.43% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 264 708
10th Percentile £173 £155 £200
25th Percentile £313 £250 £322
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £396 £425
Median % change year-on-year +13.56% -6.76% -3.68%
75th Percentile £563 £488 £538
90th Percentile £650 £550 £619
England median daily rate £538 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +13.16% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 56 92
10th Percentile £12.73 £12.99 £13.50
25th Percentile £14.25 £22.00 £15.44
Median hourly rate £23.00 £44.50 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year -48.31% +134.21% +3.40%
75th Percentile £49.25 £47.31 £46.00
90th Percentile £59.25 £50.00 £51.00
England median hourly rate £25.25 £26.27 £20.50
% change year-on-year -3.88% +28.15% +1.31%

Legacy Systems
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Legacy Systems as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Legacy Systems in the East of England

Legacy Systems
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Legacy Systems in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Legacy Systems in the East of England

Legacy Systems
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Legacy Systems in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Legacy Systems in the East of England

Legacy Systems
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legacy Systems within the East of England region over the 6 months to 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Bedfordshire -15 5 £450 -
Hertfordshire -21 5 £525 +31.25% 11
Essex -15 4 £550 +33.33% 3
Norfolk -8 1 - -
Legacy Systems
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Legacy Systems 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 East of England region with a requirement for Legacy Systems.

1 7 (46.67%) Finance
1 7 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
3 5 (33.33%) Analytics
3 5 (33.33%) Internal Audit
3 5 (33.33%) SaaS
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Retail
4 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (26.67%) Social Skills
5 3 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (20.00%) MySQL
5 3 (20.00%) Unix
6 2 (13.33%) SOA
6 2 (13.33%) Remedy
6 2 (13.33%) HTML
6 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (13.33%) Identity Management
6 2 (13.33%) MVC
6 2 (13.33%) Solaris
6 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) VB
6 2 (13.33%) .NET
6 2 (13.33%) SAP
6 2 (13.33%) CSS
6 2 (13.33%) UML
6 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (13.33%) Architecture Roadmap

Legacy Systems
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) IBM Domino
1 1 (6.67%) JBoss
1 1 (6.67%) nginx
1 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) QlikView
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) Ingres
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Artifactory
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) JUnit
1 1 (6.67%) Mockito
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
1 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Retail
2 4 (26.67%) Social Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Influencing Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.67%) Electronics
4 1 (6.67%) Legal
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Public Sector
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (33.33%) IT Manager
3 4 (26.67%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) IT Programme Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Migration Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Unix Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Finance Manager
6 1 (6.67%) IT Technical Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Magento Developer
6 1 (6.67%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SAP BI Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SAP Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Unix Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) EclipseLink
2 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (6.67%) JAXB
2 1 (6.67%) JPA
2 1 (6.67%) LAMP
2 1 (6.67%) LDAP
2 1 (6.67%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
2 1 (6.67%) Struts
2 1 (6.67%) XHTML
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Legacy Applications
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Analytics
3 5 (33.33%) Internal Audit
3 5 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (13.33%) ArchiMate
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Identity Management
5 2 (13.33%) Microservices
5 2 (13.33%) Multichannel Retail
5 2 (13.33%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) SOA
5 2 (13.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Remedy
1 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (6.67%) Xerox
2 1 (6.67%) Zend