Period
to 7 December 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal 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 Legal over the 6 months to 7 December 2021 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
England > East of England
6 months to
7 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 91 83 154
Rank change year-on-year -8 +71 +8
Contract jobs citing Legal 52 11 16
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 2.01% 0.82% 0.42%
As % of the General category 3.74% 1.75% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 2 7
10th Percentile " £254 £114
25th Percentile £131 £276 £288
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £258 £332 £475
Median % change year-on-year -22.30% -30.11% +15.15%
75th Percentile £513 £407 £622
90th Percentile £626 £440 £693
England median daily rate £525 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +10.53% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 1
10th Percentile £13.25 " "
25th Percentile £14.00 £15.50 £51.25
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £51.50
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% -68.93% +89.86%
75th Percentile £18.75 £16.88 £51.75
90th Percentile £22.20 £19.85 "
England median hourly rate £23.84 £19.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +22.23% -26.42% +10.42%

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 the East of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,390 629 1,854
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 53.83% 46.80% 49.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 345 1,095
10th Percentile £135 £180 £193
25th Percentile £286 £288 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £425
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -2.86%
75th Percentile £540 £500 £525
90th Percentile £631 £559 £600
England median daily rate £525 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 302 94 149
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.00 £10.75
25th Percentile £12.50 £14.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate £13.50 £29.75 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year -54.62% +80.30% -2.94%
75th Percentile £21.00 £47.44 £33.00
90th Percentile £48.98 £50.00 £49.00
England median hourly rate £19.20 £23.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year -16.52% +22.99% +1.08%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Legal in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Daily rate trend for Legal in the East of England

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Legal in the East of England over the 6 months to 7 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Legal in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Hourly rate trend for Legal in the East of England

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Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Legal in the East of England over the 6 months to 7 December 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Legal in the East of England

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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 Legal within the East of England region over the 6 months to 7 December 2021. 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
Cambridgeshire +1 34 £133 -44.56% 21
Hertfordshire -22 8 £400 -5.88% 33
Bedfordshire - 5 £450 - 10
Essex - 5 £600 - 24
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2021, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Legal.

1 34 (65.38%) Time Management
1 34 (65.38%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (59.62%) Innovative Thinking
2 31 (59.62%) Service Management
2 31 (59.62%) ITSM
3 24 (46.15%) Problem-Solving
4 21 (40.38%) Social Skills
5 17 (32.69%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (30.77%) ITIL
6 16 (30.77%) SharePoint
6 16 (30.77%) People Management
6 16 (30.77%) Line Management
6 16 (30.77%) Organisational Skills
7 15 (28.85%) ITIL V3
7 15 (28.85%) Service Delivery
7 15 (28.85%) SLA
8 14 (26.92%) Change Management
9 8 (15.38%) Finance
10 5 (9.62%) Data Protection
10 5 (9.62%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (9.62%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (9.62%) Information Security
10 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Office
11 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
11 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
11 4 (7.69%) Law
11 4 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 4 (7.69%) Degree
11 4 (7.69%) JIRA
11 4 (7.69%) IT Strategy

Legal
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 16 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.69%) Confluence
3 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Azure
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Firewall
1 1 (1.92%) SNMP
1 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 34 (65.38%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (40.38%) Social Skills
3 16 (30.77%) Organisational Skills
4 8 (15.38%) Finance
5 4 (7.69%) Law
6 3 (5.77%) Public Sector
7 2 (3.85%) Banking
7 2 (3.85%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.92%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Analyst
2 15 (28.85%) Change Analyst
3 14 (26.92%) Change Management Analyst
3 14 (26.92%) ITIL Change Analyst
4 10 (19.23%) Service Desk Supervisor
5 6 (11.54%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 6 (11.54%) Team Leader
6 4 (7.69%) Call Centre Team Leader
7 3 (5.77%) Data Protection Advisor
8 2 (3.85%) Architect
8 2 (3.85%) KYC Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Security Specialist
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Architect
9 1 (1.92%) Business Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Consultant
9 1 (1.92%) Desktop Support
9 1 (1.92%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Procurement Manager
9 1 (1.92%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.92%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (1.92%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (1.92%) Legacy Systems
2 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (65.38%) Time Management
2 31 (59.62%) Innovative Thinking
2 31 (59.62%) ITSM
2 31 (59.62%) Service Management
3 24 (46.15%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (32.69%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (30.77%) ITIL
5 16 (30.77%) Line Management
5 16 (30.77%) People Management
6 15 (28.85%) ITIL V3
6 15 (28.85%) Service Delivery
7 14 (26.92%) Change Management
8 5 (9.62%) Data Protection
8 5 (9.62%) Information Security
8 5 (9.62%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (7.69%) Coaching
9 4 (7.69%) IT Strategy
9 4 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 3 (5.77%) Data Integration
10 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) PHP
1 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.92%) Python
1 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (28.85%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.92%) GDPR
2 1 (1.92%) GMP
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) Avaya
2 1 (1.92%) Citrix
2 1 (1.92%) OneTrust
2 1 (1.92%) Workday