The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Legal
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 55 71 60
Rank change year-on-year +16 -11  
Contract jobs citing Legal 4 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.62% 0.99% 1.49%
As % of the General category 1.42% 2.81% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Median daily rate £473 £470 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.53% -24.80%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +3.22% -0.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £39.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -70.51% +95.00%  

Legal is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 281 356 282
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 43.30% 35.28% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 153 114
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £234 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.22% -18.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Legal as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Legal in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in Reading over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in Reading

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Legal in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Legal in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for Legal.

1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (20.00%) Line Management
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Law
2 3 (20.00%) Logistics
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (13.33%) Veritas
3 2 (13.33%) DSLAM
3 2 (13.33%) Sun
3 2 (13.33%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (13.33%) Sun Certification
3 2 (13.33%) ATM
3 2 (13.33%) Broadband
3 2 (13.33%) VoIP
3 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (13.33%) PPP
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Unix

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
1 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) ATM
1 2 (13.33%) Broadband
1 2 (13.33%) DSLAM
1 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) PPP
1 2 (13.33%) VoIP
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
1 2 (13.33%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) Essbase
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Law
3 2 (13.33%) Billing
4 1 (6.67%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (13.33%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (13.33%) Systems Delivery Manager
1 2 (13.33%) Systems Integrator
1 2 (13.33%) Systems Manager
1 2 (13.33%) Technical Delivery Manager
1 2 (13.33%) Technical Manager
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) SQL BI Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Supply Chain Manager
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Support Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Solaris
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Line Management
1 3 (20.00%) Logistics
2 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (13.33%) Contract Management
2 2 (13.33%) SDLC
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Case Management
3 1 (6.67%) Coaching
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) Data Validation
3 1 (6.67%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (6.67%) ERP
3 1 (6.67%) Escalation Management
3 1 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (6.67%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (6.67%) People Management
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) CCNP
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) SCSA
2 2 (13.33%) Sun Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ACCA
3 1 (6.67%) CIMA
3 1 (6.67%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.67%) GAAP
1 1 (6.67%) GDPR
1 1 (6.67%) PMO
1 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Huawei
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Sun
2 2 (13.33%) Veritas
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Hyperion
3 1 (6.67%) SAP