Period
to 22 January 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 22 January 2020 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 > South East
6 months to
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 127 190 161
Rank change year-on-year +63 -29 -10
Contract jobs citing Legal 205 205 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.76% 1.28% 1.59%
As % of the General category 5.49% 3.90% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 124 121
South East median daily rate £463 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £213 £336 £260
90th Percentile £675 £575 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +11.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 8
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.43% -7.02% -5.00%
10th Percentile £17.95 £18.30 £13.10
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.45 £35.93
England median hourly rate £25.68 £22.50 £22.61
% change year-on-year +14.13% -0.49% -1.70%

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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,737 5,260 5,987
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.13% 32.86% 36.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,081 3,009 3,319
South East median daily rate £446 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.86% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £606 £588
England median daily rate £488 £495 £475
% change year-on-year -1.52% +4.21% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 189 194
South East median hourly rate £21.88 £26.65 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.90% +21.14% -2.22%
10th Percentile £12.90 £11.85 £11.30
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.76 £22.00 £22.18
% change year-on-year -1.09% -0.81% +5.62%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Legal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in the South East

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in the South East

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in the South East over the 6 months to 22 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in the South East

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Legal in the South East

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in the South East over the 6 months to 22 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Legal in the South East

Legal
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 January 2020. 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
Thames Valley +32 122 £463 -7.50% 67
Berkshire -1 90 £463 -7.50% 30
Hampshire +54 32 £438 -10.26% 54
Surrey +45 31 £463 +0.11% 40
Buckinghamshire +38 26 £525 +10.53% 18
East Sussex +21 7 £475 -2.56% 9
West Sussex +14 7 £400 +3.90% 17
Kent +14 6 £650 +231.21% 20
Oxfordshire - 6 £500 - 19
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for Legal.

1 56 (27.32%) Finance
2 45 (21.95%) Telecoms
3 37 (18.05%) Microsoft
4 35 (17.07%) Project Management
5 32 (15.61%) Information Security
5 32 (15.61%) Degree
6 31 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (13.66%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (12.20%) Windows
10 24 (11.71%) Management Information System
11 23 (11.22%) Security Management
11 23 (11.22%) Law
12 20 (9.76%) Microsoft Excel
13 19 (9.27%) Microsoft Office
14 18 (8.78%) Data Protection
15 17 (8.29%) Problem Management
15 17 (8.29%) Office 365
15 17 (8.29%) Problem-Solving
16 16 (7.80%) Project Delivery
16 16 (7.80%) ISMS
16 16 (7.80%) Information Security Management
16 16 (7.80%) Change Management
17 15 (7.32%) Firewall
17 15 (7.32%) PMI Certification
18 14 (6.83%) QA
18 14 (6.83%) Azure
19 13 (6.34%) Continuous Improvement
19 13 (6.34%) Analytics
19 13 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2013

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 13 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2013
1 13 (6.34%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.37%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.93%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.49%) CMS
5 1 (0.49%) Documentum
5 1 (0.49%) IIS
5 1 (0.49%) SAS
5 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (9.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (9.27%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (3.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.95%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.98%) Sketch
6 1 (0.49%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (0.98%) Elite 3E
1 2 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.49%) Maximo
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.49%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.29%) Office 365
2 14 (6.83%) Azure
3 9 (4.39%) AWS
4 8 (3.90%) Power Platform
5 4 (1.95%) Basecamp
5 4 (1.95%) Trello
6 3 (1.46%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (1.46%) G Suite
6 3 (1.46%) GCP
6 3 (1.46%) SaaS
7 2 (0.98%) Akamai
7 2 (0.98%) Boomi
7 2 (0.98%) Coveralls
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Flow
8 1 (0.49%) PaaS
8 1 (0.49%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.49%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.32%) Firewall
2 9 (4.39%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (4.39%) NaaS
3 8 (3.90%) Internet
4 7 (3.41%) Radio Access Network
5 6 (2.93%) Skype
6 3 (1.46%) 5G
6 3 (1.46%) WAN
7 2 (0.98%) 2G
7 2 (0.98%) 3G
7 2 (0.98%) 4G
7 2 (0.98%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (0.98%) DNS
7 2 (0.98%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.98%) HTTP
7 2 (0.98%) Intranet
7 2 (0.98%) MPLS
7 2 (0.98%) Network Security
7 2 (0.98%) Wireless
8 1 (0.49%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (3.41%) Power BI
3 6 (2.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.95%) Biml
4 4 (1.95%) Data Lake
4 4 (1.95%) OLAP
4 4 (1.95%) SSDT
5 3 (1.46%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.46%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.46%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.98%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.98%) Blockchain
6 2 (0.98%) MS Access
6 2 (0.98%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (2.44%) Burp Suite
2 4 (1.95%) tSQLt
3 2 (0.98%) Bitbucket Server
3 2 (0.98%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.98%) Gradle
3 2 (0.98%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.98%) JUnit
3 2 (0.98%) Maven
3 2 (0.98%) SonarQube
3 2 (0.98%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 56 (27.32%) Finance
2 45 (21.95%) Telecoms
3 23 (11.22%) Law
4 10 (4.88%) Retail
5 9 (4.39%) Marketing
6 7 (3.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.44%) Public Sector
8 3 (1.46%) Back Office
8 3 (1.46%) Mandarin Language
9 2 (0.98%) Brand Awareness
9 2 (0.98%) Digital Economy
9 2 (0.98%) Local Government
9 2 (0.98%) Military
10 1 (0.49%) Automotive
10 1 (0.49%) Billing
10 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (16.59%) Analyst
2 26 (12.68%) Project Manager
3 25 (12.20%) Architect
4 13 (6.34%) Designer
5 11 (5.37%) Coordinator
5 11 (5.37%) Support Analyst
6 10 (4.88%) Business Analyst
6 10 (4.88%) Project Coordinator
7 9 (4.39%) Consultant
7 9 (4.39%) Telecoms Manager
8 8 (3.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 8 (3.90%) Infrastructure Support
8 8 (3.90%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 7 (3.41%) Delivery Manager
9 7 (3.41%) Developer
10 6 (2.93%) Security Architect
10 6 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.44%) Administrator
11 5 (2.44%) Digital Project Manager
11 5 (2.44%) Help Desk Adviser
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.93%) MDX
2 4 (1.95%) Web Services
3 2 (0.98%) XML
4 1 (0.49%) .NET
4 1 (0.49%) LAMP
4 1 (0.49%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.71%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.90%) User Experience
4 7 (3.41%) PMI
5 6 (2.93%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.93%) Smart Meter
6 4 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.46%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.46%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.46%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.98%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (0.98%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.98%) NHS
8 2 (0.98%) Robotics
8 2 (0.98%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.49%) Anti-Piracy
9 1 (0.49%) CMDB
9 1 (0.49%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.20%) Windows
2 12 (5.85%) Windows Server
3 10 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (4.39%) Windows 8
4 9 (4.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (4.39%) Windows XP
5 4 (1.95%) Linux
5 4 (1.95%) Unix
5 4 (1.95%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.95%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (17.07%) Project Management
2 32 (15.61%) Information Security
3 31 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (13.66%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (11.22%) Security Management
7 18 (8.78%) Data Protection
8 17 (8.29%) Problem Management
8 17 (8.29%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (7.80%) Change Management
9 16 (7.80%) Information Security Management
9 16 (7.80%) ISMS
9 16 (7.80%) Project Delivery
10 13 (6.34%) Analytics
10 13 (6.34%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (6.34%) Contract Management
10 13 (6.34%) E-Commerce
10 13 (6.34%) ITIL
10 13 (6.34%) Risk Management
11 12 (5.85%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.85%) Java
2 11 (5.37%) SQL
3 10 (4.88%) Python
4 8 (3.90%) T-SQL
5 7 (3.41%) C
6 5 (2.44%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.98%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.98%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (0.98%) Scala
7 2 (0.98%) VBA
8 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (15.61%) Degree
2 15 (7.32%) PMI Certification
3 12 (5.85%) Security Cleared
4 9 (4.39%) CCNA
4 9 (4.39%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (4.39%) CISSP
4 9 (4.39%) MCITP
4 9 (4.39%) MCSA
4 9 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.39%) PMP
4 9 (4.39%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.90%) TOGAF Certification
6 7 (3.41%) CLAS
6 7 (3.41%) GIAC
6 7 (3.41%) IIBA
6 7 (3.41%) SANS
7 5 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.98%) ISEB
9 2 (0.98%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.83%) QA
2 13 (6.34%) GDPR
3 12 (5.85%) SLA
4 9 (4.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (1.95%) PMO
7 1 (0.49%) COBIT
7 1 (0.49%) GxP
7 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.49%) NIST
7 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (4.39%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.98%) Docker
3 1 (0.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (5.37%) SCCM
1 11 (5.37%) SCOM
2 9 (4.39%) WSUS
3 5 (2.44%) Nessus
4 2 (0.98%) CSIRT
4 2 (0.98%) EnCase
4 2 (0.98%) FTK
4 2 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.49%) DameWare
5 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.49%) OpenView
5 1 (0.49%) OPNET
Vendors
1 37 (18.05%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.34%) Cisco
2 13 (6.34%) Meraki
3 12 (5.85%) Oracle
3 12 (5.85%) Sony
4 11 (5.37%) Splunk
5 10 (4.88%) Adobe
6 9 (4.39%) F5
6 9 (4.39%) VMware
7 6 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.93%) SAP
8 5 (2.44%) Citrix
8 5 (2.44%) McAfee
8 5 (2.44%) Qualys
8 5 (2.44%) Rapid7
9 4 (1.95%) Databricks
10 3 (1.46%) Fujitsu
10 3 (1.46%) Google
10 3 (1.46%) iManage
10 3 (1.46%) Tableau