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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 4 July 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
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 135 95 102
Rank change year-on-year -40 +7 +23
Contract jobs citing Legacy Systems 7 30 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.28% 1.49% 0.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 4.32% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 15
10th Percentile £494 - £111
25th Percentile £516 - £188
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £613 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year +44.12% -5.56% -10.00%
75th Percentile £750 £481 £600
90th Percentile £763 £500 £690
England median daily rate £550 £525 £488
% change year-on-year +4.76% +7.69% -

Legacy Systems is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 735 695 621
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.11% 34.54% 30.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 400 389
10th Percentile £185 £137 £205
25th Percentile £306 £205 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £490 £391 £450
Median % change year-on-year +25.24% -13.06% -
75th Percentile £588 £501 £525
90th Percentile £700 £550 £600
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 76 42
10th Percentile £14.25 £13.03 £15.30
25th Percentile £16.75 £16.00 £19.22
Median hourly rate £32.98 £28.75 £22.95
Median % change year-on-year +14.71% +25.29% +48.05%
75th Percentile £50.61 £47.06 £31.50
90th Percentile £66.00 £57.00 £48.38
England median hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £24.70
% change year-on-year +6.00% +1.21% +17.62%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Legacy Systems in the East of England over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram 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 4 July 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
Cambridgeshire -29 3 £700 +60.00% 2
Bedfordshire -12 2 £525 +13.51%
Hertfordshire -17 2 £750 - 4
Legacy Systems
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 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 5 (71.43%) Agile
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Social Skills
3 3 (42.86%) Service Management
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 2 (28.57%) Drupal
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) AWS
4 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (14.29%) Domain Models
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (14.29%) Strategic Thinking
5 1 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (14.29%) Dask
5 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Identification
5 1 (14.29%) Thought Leadership
5 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code

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 2 (28.57%) Drupal
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) GitLab
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 4 (57.14%) Social Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Manager
2 1 (14.29%) ERP Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Platform Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (14.29%) Dask
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Service Management
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 2 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (14.29%) Domain Models
5 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Identification
5 1 (14.29%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle