Period
to 1 October 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 118 143 196
Rank change year-on-year +25 +53 -27
Contract jobs citing Legal 39 241 206
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.13% 1.69% 1.26%
As % of the General category 3.27% 4.87% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 115 115
Median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +14.86%
10th Percentile £301 £350 £261
90th Percentile £584 £654 £575
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 5
Median hourly rate - £45.64 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +72.21% +6.00%
England median hourly rate £26.00 £34.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -23.53% +25.93% +8.00%

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 1,191 4,946 5,576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 34.52% 34.77% 34.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 2,659 3,232
Median daily rate £450 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.05% +1.76%
10th Percentile £231 £262 £256
90th Percentile £613 £625 £588
England median daily rate £500 £498 £475
% change year-on-year +0.50% +4.74% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 209 178
Median hourly rate £24.65 £26.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.85% +2.88% +30.00%
10th Percentile £10.68 £12.50 £12.43
90th Percentile £51.38 £49.80 £53.75
Median hourly rate £31.39 £22.36 £22.00
% change year-on-year +40.37% +1.65% -2.22%

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 1 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Legal in the South East

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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

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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 1 October 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 +31 26 £435 -8.43% 36
Berkshire +27 21 £472 -3.28% 15
Hampshire +67 10 £550 +22.22% 32
Buckinghamshire +31 4 £360 -20.01% 12
Surrey +50 2 £650 +51.52% 21
West Sussex +48 1 £350 -36.36% 12
Oxfordshire +39 1 £350 -22.22% 9
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 13 (33.33%) Information Security
3 12 (30.77%) Telecoms
4 10 (25.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (25.64%) Due Diligence
5 9 (23.08%) Data Protection
5 9 (23.08%) CISSP
5 9 (23.08%) CISM
6 8 (20.51%) CISA
6 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (17.95%) Risk Management
7 7 (17.95%) Degree
7 7 (17.95%) Security Management
7 7 (17.95%) Contract Management
8 6 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (15.38%) CRISC
8 6 (15.38%) Office 365
8 6 (15.38%) NIST
9 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
9 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
9 5 (12.82%) Project Management
9 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (12.82%) NCSC
9 5 (12.82%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (12.82%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 5 (12.82%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 4 (10.26%) Project Delivery
10 4 (10.26%) Business Case
10 4 (10.26%) Information Assurance
10 4 (10.26%) DevOps

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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:

Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Office 365
2 3 (7.69%) AWS
2 3 (7.69%) Azure
3 2 (5.13%) Coveralls
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) DNS
1 2 (5.13%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) 3G
2 1 (2.56%) 4G
2 1 (2.56%) 5G
2 1 (2.56%) Broadband
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) MPLS
2 1 (2.56%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Bitbucket Server
1 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.13%) Gradle
1 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.13%) JUnit
1 2 (5.13%) Maven
1 2 (5.13%) SonarQube
1 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 12 (30.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Digital Economy
3 2 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.13%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Back Office
4 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.56%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (15.38%) Consultant
2 5 (12.82%) Analyst
3 3 (7.69%) Compliance Manager
3 3 (7.69%) Developer
3 3 (7.69%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 3 (7.69%) IT Manager
3 3 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 2 (5.13%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.13%) Security Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Senior Manager
4 2 (5.13%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (5.13%) Service Manager
4 2 (5.13%) Service Transition Manager
4 2 (5.13%) Transition Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) Programme Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Web Services
2 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.13%) CSS
2 2 (5.13%) HTML
2 2 (5.13%) RESTful
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (2.56%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.56%) Robotics
3 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Unix
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Information Security
2 10 (25.64%) Due Diligence
3 9 (23.08%) Data Protection
4 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (17.95%) Contract Management
5 7 (17.95%) Risk Management
5 7 (17.95%) Security Management
6 6 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (12.82%) Project Management
8 4 (10.26%) Business Case
8 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.26%) DevOps
8 4 (10.26%) Information Assurance
8 4 (10.26%) Information Security Management
8 4 (10.26%) ISMS
8 4 (10.26%) ITIL
8 4 (10.26%) Project Delivery
9 3 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (7.69%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) Java
2 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.13%) Python
3 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) CISM
1 9 (23.08%) CISSP
2 8 (20.51%) CISA
3 7 (17.95%) Degree
4 6 (15.38%) CRISC
5 5 (12.82%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 4 (10.26%) CISMP
7 3 (7.69%) Master's Degree
7 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
7 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.56%) CCIE
8 1 (2.56%) CEH
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.56%) ISSAP
8 1 (2.56%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (15.38%) NIST
3 5 (12.82%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (12.82%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 5 (12.82%) NCSC
4 3 (7.69%) GDPR
4 3 (7.69%) QA
4 3 (7.69%) SLA
5 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (2.56%) COBIT
6 1 (2.56%) COSO
6 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
6 1 (2.56%) ISO 9000
6 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
6 1 (2.56%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (2.56%) Ariba
3 1 (2.56%) Automation Anywhere
3 1 (2.56%) Blue Prism
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco
3 1 (2.56%) Citrix
3 1 (2.56%) Juniper
3 1 (2.56%) Kofax
3 1 (2.56%) Nokia
3 1 (2.56%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) Sony
3 1 (2.56%) UiPath