Period
to 2 July 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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 143 171 197
Rank change year-on-year +28 +26 -31
Contract jobs citing Legal 73 206 208
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.19% 1.38% 1.23%
As % of the General category 3.75% 4.01% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 108 120
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £334 £325 £227
90th Percentile £593 £566 £538
England median daily rate £500 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 5
Median hourly rate £26.00 £45.64 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.03% +225.96% +3.70%
10th Percentile £17.00 £10.46 £11.60
90th Percentile £35.00 £53.40 £30.70
England median hourly rate £30.50 £19.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year +58.44% -25.96% +62.50%

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 1,946 5,139 5,825
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.83% 34.39% 34.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,092 2,843 3,256
Median daily rate £450 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.05% +1.76%
10th Percentile £238 £264 £263
90th Percentile £613 £625 £588
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 215 181
Median hourly rate £27.66 £32.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.91% +15.04% +41.25%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.60 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £51.00
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +19.57% +4.55% +3.53%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Legal in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Daily rate trend for Legal in the South East

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Legal in the South East over the 6 months to 2 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Legal in the South East

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Hourly rate trend for Legal in the South East

Legal
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Legal in the South East over the 6 months to 2 July 2020.

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 2 July 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 +28 50 £463 +5.71% 30
Berkshire +11 35 £438 - 15
Hampshire +63 13 £425 -10.53% 19
Buckinghamshire +30 11 £470 +4.43% 9
Surrey +33 6 £575 +34.03% 11
Oxfordshire +41 4 - - 6
East Sussex +35 2 - - 6
Kent +28 2 £451 -28.41% 12
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 24 (32.88%) Finance
2 19 (26.03%) Telecoms
2 19 (26.03%) Information Security
3 16 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (19.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (17.81%) CISSP
5 13 (17.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (16.44%) CISM
7 11 (15.07%) Degree
8 10 (13.70%) Management Information System
8 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
9 9 (12.33%) Windows
9 9 (12.33%) SLA
9 9 (12.33%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (10.96%) CISA
10 8 (10.96%) PCI DSS
10 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (10.96%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (9.59%) Data Protection
11 7 (9.59%) Risk Management
11 7 (9.59%) Law
11 7 (9.59%) Project Management
11 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (8.22%) NIST
12 6 (8.22%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Excel
13 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Office
13 5 (6.85%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (6.85%) Active Directory

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 2 (2.74%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (4.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.74%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Elite 3E
2 1 (1.37%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Azure
2 3 (4.11%) AWS
3 2 (2.74%) Coveralls
3 2 (2.74%) Office 365
4 1 (1.37%) SaaS
4 1 (1.37%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.11%) Firewall
2 3 (4.11%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (2.74%) DNS
3 2 (2.74%) HTTP
3 2 (2.74%) Internet
3 2 (2.74%) Intranet
3 2 (2.74%) Skype
4 1 (1.37%) BGP
4 1 (1.37%) Broadband
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.37%) IOS XR
4 1 (1.37%) LAN
4 1 (1.37%) MPLS
4 1 (1.37%) Network Security
4 1 (1.37%) TACACS
4 1 (1.37%) VPN
4 1 (1.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) RDBMS
1 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.74%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Bitbucket Server
1 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.74%) Gradle
1 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.74%) JUnit
1 2 (2.74%) Maven
1 2 (2.74%) SonarQube
1 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (32.88%) Finance
2 19 (26.03%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.59%) Law
4 5 (6.85%) Local Government
4 5 (6.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (4.11%) Back Office
5 3 (4.11%) Marketing
6 2 (2.74%) Banking
6 2 (2.74%) Digital Economy
6 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.74%) Public Sector
6 2 (2.74%) Retail
7 1 (1.37%) Automotive
7 1 (1.37%) Electronics
7 1 (1.37%) Police
Job Titles
1 13 (17.81%) Analyst
2 6 (8.22%) Consultant
3 5 (6.85%) Security Specialist
3 5 (6.85%) Service Analyst
3 5 (6.85%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (6.85%) Telecoms Manager
4 4 (5.48%) Architect
4 4 (5.48%) Compliance Specialist
4 4 (5.48%) Deployment Manager
4 4 (5.48%) IT Analyst
4 4 (5.48%) IT Manager
4 4 (5.48%) Security Compliance Specialist
5 3 (4.11%) Developer
5 3 (4.11%) IT Support
5 3 (4.11%) Planning Manager
5 3 (4.11%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.11%) Security Architect
5 3 (4.11%) Security Consultant
5 3 (4.11%) Senior Manager
5 3 (4.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) .NET
1 1 (1.37%) J2EE
1 1 (1.37%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) NHS
3 3 (4.11%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.74%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.37%) Anti-Piracy
5 1 (1.37%) CMDB
5 1 (1.37%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.33%) Windows
2 4 (5.48%) Windows 10
3 3 (4.11%) Unix
3 3 (4.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.74%) Linux
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.37%) Android
5 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) Information Security
2 16 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (19.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (12.33%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (10.96%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (9.59%) Data Protection
6 7 (9.59%) Project Management
6 7 (9.59%) Risk Management
7 5 (6.85%) Contract Management
7 5 (6.85%) Information Security Management
7 5 (6.85%) ISMS
7 5 (6.85%) Project Delivery
7 5 (6.85%) Security Management
8 4 (5.48%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (5.48%) Decision-Making
8 4 (5.48%) Due Diligence
8 4 (5.48%) Innovative Thinking
8 4 (5.48%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.48%) C
2 3 (4.11%) Java
3 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.74%) Python
4 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) CISSP
2 12 (16.44%) CISM
3 11 (15.07%) Degree
4 8 (10.96%) CISA
5 6 (8.22%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 5 (6.85%) PCI QSA
7 4 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
7 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.74%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (2.74%) CASP
8 2 (2.74%) CCNA
8 2 (2.74%) CEH
8 2 (2.74%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (2.74%) CRISC
8 2 (2.74%) GIAC
8 2 (2.74%) MCSA
8 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.37%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (12.33%) SLA
3 8 (10.96%) PCI DSS
4 6 (8.22%) NIST
5 5 (6.85%) GDPR
6 3 (4.11%) QA
7 2 (2.74%) COBIT
7 2 (2.74%) HIPAA
7 2 (2.74%) NCSC
8 1 (1.37%) COSO
8 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
8 1 (1.37%) ISO 9000
8 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (1.37%) NIST 800
8 1 (1.37%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.74%) Docker
2 2 (2.74%) XenApp
3 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.37%) OpenView
2 1 (1.37%) OPNET
Vendors
1 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.48%) Citrix
3 3 (4.11%) CheckPoint
3 3 (4.11%) SAP
3 3 (4.11%) Sony
4 2 (2.74%) Adobe
4 2 (2.74%) Cisco
4 2 (2.74%) iManage
4 2 (2.74%) Juniper
5 1 (1.37%) Ariba
5 1 (1.37%) Concur
5 1 (1.37%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.37%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle
5 1 (1.37%) PTC
5 1 (1.37%) ServiceNow