Period
to 20 April 2018

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 20 April 2018 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 144 192
Rank change year-on-year -21 +48 -7
Contract jobs citing Legal 250 249 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.49% 1.59% 1.20%
As % of the General category 4.55% 4.59% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 113 105
South East median daily rate £435 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.26% +3.33% +7.07%
10th Percentile £220 £213 £214
90th Percentile £538 £588 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 4
South East median hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.48% -60.90% +110.81%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.50 £18.30
90th Percentile £33.75 £30.70 £48.38
England median hourly rate £21.40 £18.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year +15.65% -18.68% +22.97%

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 5,498 5,421 6,218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.75% 34.61% 34.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,954 2,966 3,398
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £240 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £559
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 219 228
South East median hourly rate £26.93 £25.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.62% -7.27% +44.74%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.33 £11.24
90th Percentile £49.38 £47.50 £49.13
England median hourly rate £26.22 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year +4.86% -4.76% +16.67%

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 20 April 2018.

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 20 April 2018.

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 20 April 2018. 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 +50 153 £435 +2.35% 36
Berkshire +36 135 £450 +13.92% 25
Hampshire -26 33 £425 +4.62% 14
Surrey -46 30 £450 +16.13% 19
Buckinghamshire -7 16 £225 -51.35% 9
West Sussex -6 15 £438 +25.00% 6
East Sussex +7 9 £450 +38.46% 1
Kent -5 5 £265 -45.64% 9
Middlesex -14 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £600 - 2
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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 64 (25.60%) Finance
2 47 (18.80%) Telecoms
3 42 (16.80%) GDPR
4 41 (16.40%) Business Intelligence
5 40 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (15.60%) Data Protection
7 35 (14.00%) Project Management
8 34 (13.60%) Marketing
9 32 (12.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 32 (12.80%) Microsoft
10 29 (11.60%) Information Security
10 29 (11.60%) Security Cleared
11 25 (10.00%) Degree
12 24 (9.60%) SC Cleared
12 24 (9.60%) Management Information System
13 22 (8.80%) Microsoft Excel
13 22 (8.80%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (8.40%) Problem-Solving
15 20 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
16 16 (6.40%) Marketing Intelligence
16 16 (6.40%) Change Management
16 16 (6.40%) Windows
17 15 (6.00%) XML
17 15 (6.00%) Information Management
17 15 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 15 (6.00%) Law
17 15 (6.00%) Analytics
18 14 (5.60%) Publishing
19 13 (5.20%) PRINCE2
19 13 (5.20%) PCI DSS

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 8 (3.20%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.00%) SAS
3 4 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.20%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.80%) CMS
5 2 (0.80%) Documentum
5 2 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.40%) Apache
6 1 (0.40%) IIS
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (8.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (4.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.40%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (2.00%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.80%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.40%) FastStats
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.40%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.40%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.40%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.40%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.20%) Office 365
2 4 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.80%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (0.80%) SaaS
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.40%) Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (0.40%) GitHub
5 1 (0.40%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.40%) PaaS
5 1 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.40%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.40%) Intranet
2 7 (2.80%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (2.40%) Internet
3 6 (2.40%) SAN
4 4 (1.60%) 4G
4 4 (1.60%) DNS
4 4 (1.60%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (1.60%) NAS
5 3 (1.20%) 5G
5 3 (1.20%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.20%) VoIP
6 2 (0.80%) Firewall
6 2 (0.80%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.80%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.40%) 2G
7 1 (0.40%) LAN
7 1 (0.40%) LTE
7 1 (0.40%) Skype
7 1 (0.40%) WAN
7 1 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.80%) Power BI
3 6 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.60%) Data Lake
4 4 (1.60%) MarkLogic
5 3 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.20%) MS Access
5 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.80%) Big Data
6 2 (0.80%) OLTP
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.40%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.40%) HDInsight
7 1 (0.40%) JasperReports
7 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.60%) JUnit
3 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.40%) git-flow
3 1 (0.40%) SoapUI
General
1 64 (25.60%) Finance
2 47 (18.80%) Telecoms
3 34 (13.60%) Marketing
4 15 (6.00%) Law
5 14 (5.60%) Publishing
6 6 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.40%) Retail
7 3 (1.20%) Banking
7 3 (1.20%) Billing
7 3 (1.20%) Digital Economy
8 2 (0.80%) Advertising
8 2 (0.80%) German Language
9 1 (0.40%) Automotive
9 1 (0.40%) French Language
9 1 (0.40%) Games
9 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 58 (23.20%) Analyst
2 31 (12.40%) Project Manager
3 23 (9.20%) Business Analyst
4 18 (7.20%) Salesforce Analyst
5 13 (5.20%) Consultant
5 13 (5.20%) Designer
6 12 (4.80%) Marketing Analyst
7 10 (4.00%) Architect
8 9 (3.60%) Developer
9 8 (3.20%) Content Designer
9 8 (3.20%) Delivery Manager
10 7 (2.80%) IT Manager
11 6 (2.40%) Data Manager
11 6 (2.40%) Operations Analyst
11 6 (2.40%) Report Analyst
11 6 (2.40%) Security Analyst
11 6 (2.40%) Senior Manager
11 6 (2.40%) Senior Project Manager
12 5 (2.00%) Compliance Analyst
12 5 (2.00%) Data Protection Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.00%) XML
2 11 (4.40%) XSLT
3 5 (2.00%) HTML
4 3 (1.20%) AngularJS
4 3 (1.20%) CSS
4 3 (1.20%) HTML5
4 3 (1.20%) Web Services
5 2 (0.80%) CSS3
5 2 (0.80%) React
5 2 (0.80%) REST
5 2 (0.80%) SOAP
5 2 (0.80%) WSDL
6 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.40%) Ext JS
6 1 (0.40%) jQuery
6 1 (0.40%) JSON
6 1 (0.40%) LDAP
6 1 (0.40%) WCF
6 1 (0.40%) Web Services Management
6 1 (0.40%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (9.60%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.40%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (3.20%) Social Media
5 6 (2.40%) CESG
5 6 (2.40%) User Experience
6 4 (1.60%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.20%) Clustering
7 3 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.20%) Video\Live Streaming
8 2 (0.80%) FMCG
8 2 (0.80%) PMI
9 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.40%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.40%) Life Science
9 1 (0.40%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.40%) Robotics
9 1 (0.40%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.40%) Windows
2 7 (2.80%) Windows 10
3 6 (2.40%) Unix
4 5 (2.00%) Linux
5 4 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.60%) Solaris
5 4 (1.60%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (16.40%) Business Intelligence
2 39 (15.60%) Data Protection
3 35 (14.00%) Project Management
4 32 (12.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (11.60%) Information Security
6 22 (8.80%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (8.40%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (6.40%) Change Management
8 16 (6.40%) Marketing Intelligence
9 15 (6.00%) Analytics
9 15 (6.00%) Information Management
10 13 (5.20%) PRINCE2
11 12 (4.80%) B2B
11 12 (4.80%) CRM
11 12 (4.80%) Service Delivery
12 11 (4.40%) Business Analysis
12 11 (4.40%) Decision-Making
12 11 (4.40%) Process Improvement
12 11 (4.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 10 (4.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.40%) SQL
2 4 (1.60%) AWK
2 4 (1.60%) Bash Shell
2 4 (1.60%) Python
2 4 (1.60%) sed
2 4 (1.60%) T-SQL
2 4 (1.60%) XQuery
3 3 (1.20%) C
3 3 (1.20%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.20%) VBA
4 2 (0.80%) C#
4 2 (0.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (0.80%) Java
4 2 (0.80%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.40%) PHP
5 1 (0.40%) TypeScript
5 1 (0.40%) XPath
Qualifications
1 29 (11.60%) Security Cleared
2 25 (10.00%) Degree
3 24 (9.60%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.80%) CISSP
5 11 (4.40%) CISM
6 10 (4.00%) PMI Certification
7 9 (3.60%) ISEB
8 8 (3.20%) PMP
9 6 (2.40%) CISA
10 4 (1.60%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.60%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 4 (1.60%) PCI QSA
11 3 (1.20%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.80%) MCSE
12 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.40%) CEH
13 1 (0.40%) Master's Degree
13 1 (0.40%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (16.80%) GDPR
2 15 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (5.20%) PCI DSS
4 9 (3.60%) COBIT
5 7 (2.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 6 (2.40%) PMO
6 6 (2.40%) QA
7 5 (2.00%) SLA
8 3 (1.20%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.40%) GxP
10 1 (0.40%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.40%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 6 (2.40%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.60%) Ansible
1 4 (1.60%) SnapMirror
1 4 (1.60%) SnapVault
2 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.80%) SCCM
4 1 (0.40%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.40%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 32 (12.80%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (4.00%) SAP
4 8 (3.20%) Oracle
5 5 (2.00%) HP
5 5 (2.00%) Workday
6 4 (1.60%) Brocade
6 4 (1.60%) Cisco
6 4 (1.60%) hybris
6 4 (1.60%) Informatica
6 4 (1.60%) NetApp
6 4 (1.60%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.60%) Sun
7 2 (0.80%) CyberArk
7 2 (0.80%) Nintex
7 2 (0.80%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.80%) SolarWinds
7 2 (0.80%) Tableau
8 1 (0.40%) iManage
8 1 (0.40%) LogRhythm