Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 166 182
Rank change year-on-year -26 +16 +7
Contract jobs citing Legal 212 228 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.29% 1.39% 1.38%
As % of the General category 3.98% 3.83% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 109 123
South East median daily rate £462 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +3.13% +11.27%
10th Percentile £262 £258 £210
90th Percentile £575 £551 £535
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 1
South East median hourly rate £26.50 £20.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.27% -36.92% +96.97%
10th Percentile £17.70 £12.75 £31.25
90th Percentile £34.00 £38.00 £33.75
England median hourly rate £27.00 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% +20.00% +21.21%

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 5,321 5,953 5,581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.27% 36.17% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,045 3,298 3,214
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.54% +1.63%
10th Percentile £258 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 209 219
South East median hourly rate £29.13 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.47% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.11 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £49.47 £46.40
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +10.87% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +13 108 £488 +8.33% 48
Berkshire -3 92 £475 +35.71% 26
Surrey -44 44 £456 +21.52% 29
Hampshire +3 37 £413 -17.50% 38
Buckinghamshire +15 15 £525 +2.44% 11
East Sussex -5 9 £475 +11.76% 8
West Sussex -22 8 £405 +1.19% 22
Kent +7 5 £445 -13.59% 24
Oxfordshire -1 1 - - 11
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 77 (36.32%) Finance
2 44 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (18.87%) Project Management
4 38 (17.92%) Telecoms
5 37 (17.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (16.04%) SAP
7 33 (15.57%) Analytics
7 33 (15.57%) Degree
8 31 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (12.26%) Microsoft
10 26 (12.26%) Microsoft Excel
11 24 (11.32%) Data Protection
12 22 (10.38%) ITIL
12 22 (10.38%) Marketing
13 21 (9.91%) Security Cleared
14 20 (9.43%) Data Analytics
14 20 (9.43%) Service Delivery
14 20 (9.43%) Change Management
15 18 (8.49%) Management Information System
15 18 (8.49%) Web Services
15 18 (8.49%) Big Data
15 18 (8.49%) Open Source
16 17 (8.02%) Problem Management
16 17 (8.02%) SQL
16 17 (8.02%) Internet
16 17 (8.02%) Problem-Solving
17 16 (7.55%) GDPR
17 16 (7.55%) Computer Science
18 15 (7.08%) Business Development

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 12 (5.66%) Apache Spark
2 7 (3.30%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.42%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.94%) CMS
4 2 (0.94%) Confluence
4 2 (0.94%) IIS
4 2 (0.94%) SAS
4 2 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.47%) Apache
5 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.47%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (12.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (4.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (3.30%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.89%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.94%) InVision
5 2 (0.94%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.47%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (2.36%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.94%) SAP GTS
2 2 (0.94%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) Global One
3 1 (0.47%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.47%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.47%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.60%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.19%) Office 365
3 8 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (3.30%) SaaS
5 1 (0.47%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.47%) Azure Functions
5 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.47%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.47%) Serverless
5 1 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.02%) Internet
2 15 (7.08%) Firewall
3 12 (5.66%) SSH
3 12 (5.66%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.30%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (2.36%) LAN
6 4 (1.89%) WAN
7 3 (1.42%) Intranet
8 2 (0.94%) Network Security
8 2 (0.94%) SAN
8 2 (0.94%) VPN
9 1 (0.47%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (0.47%) IPsec
9 1 (0.47%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.47%) Skype
9 1 (0.47%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.49%) Big Data
2 12 (5.66%) Apache Hive
2 12 (5.66%) Flink
2 12 (5.66%) Hadoop
3 11 (5.19%) Oracle Database
4 9 (4.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (4.25%) Oracle Database 12c
4 9 (4.25%) Oracle Exadata
5 8 (3.77%) SQL Server
6 7 (3.30%) Power BI
7 3 (1.42%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.47%) DTS
9 1 (0.47%) MS Access
9 1 (0.47%) MySQL
9 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.47%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.36%) JIRA
2 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.47%) git-flow
2 1 (0.47%) JMeter
2 1 (0.47%) Selenium
2 1 (0.47%) TestRail
General
1 77 (36.32%) Finance
2 38 (17.92%) Telecoms
3 22 (10.38%) Marketing
4 14 (6.60%) Retail
5 11 (5.19%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.83%) Law
7 5 (2.36%) German Language
8 4 (1.89%) Automotive
9 3 (1.42%) Billing
9 3 (1.42%) Digital Economy
10 2 (0.94%) Advertising
10 2 (0.94%) Back Office
10 2 (0.94%) Local Government
10 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.94%) Publishing
11 1 (0.47%) Banking
11 1 (0.47%) French Language
11 1 (0.47%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.47%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 58 (27.36%) Analyst
2 38 (17.92%) Project Manager
3 21 (9.91%) Business Analyst
4 12 (5.66%) Developer
5 11 (5.19%) Architect
5 11 (5.19%) Consultant
6 8 (3.77%) Analytics Developer
6 8 (3.77%) Big Data Developer
7 7 (3.30%) Commercial Manager
7 7 (3.30%) Designer
7 7 (3.30%) Salesforce Analyst
7 7 (3.30%) Vendor Manager
8 6 (2.83%) DV Cleared Project Manager
8 6 (2.83%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (2.36%) Financial Analyst
9 5 (2.36%) HR Analyst
9 5 (2.36%) Marketing Analyst
9 5 (2.36%) Service Analyst
9 5 (2.36%) Software Developer
9 5 (2.36%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.49%) Web Services
2 12 (5.66%) Spark Streaming
3 8 (3.77%) XML
4 7 (3.30%) .NET
5 6 (2.83%) XSLT
6 4 (1.89%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.89%) HTML
7 2 (0.94%) CSS
7 2 (0.94%) HTML5
7 2 (0.94%) LDAP
7 2 (0.94%) Web Services Management
8 1 (0.47%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.47%) CSS3
8 1 (0.47%) OAuth
8 1 (0.47%) OpenID
8 1 (0.47%) RESTful
8 1 (0.47%) SAML
8 1 (0.47%) Sass
8 1 (0.47%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.49%) Management Information System
3 16 (7.55%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.77%) User Experience
5 6 (2.83%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.89%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.42%) Clustering
7 3 (1.42%) FMCG
7 3 (1.42%) Social Media
7 3 (1.42%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.94%) NHS
9 1 (0.47%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.47%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.47%) Smart Home
9 1 (0.47%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.66%) Linux
2 10 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (4.25%) SUSE
4 7 (3.30%) Windows
5 4 (1.89%) Unix
6 2 (0.94%) Solaris
7 1 (0.47%) AIX
7 1 (0.47%) Android
7 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.47%) CentOS
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (18.87%) Project Management
2 37 (17.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (15.57%) Analytics
4 31 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (11.32%) Data Protection
7 22 (10.38%) ITIL
8 20 (9.43%) Change Management
8 20 (9.43%) Data Analytics
8 20 (9.43%) Service Delivery
9 18 (8.49%) Open Source
10 17 (8.02%) Problem Management
10 17 (8.02%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (7.08%) Business Development
11 15 (7.08%) Decision-Making
11 15 (7.08%) Risk Management
12 14 (6.60%) Contract Management
12 14 (6.60%) Information Security
13 13 (6.13%) ETL
13 13 (6.13%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.02%) SQL
2 14 (6.60%) Python
3 12 (5.66%) Java
4 8 (3.77%) C
5 7 (3.30%) C#
6 3 (1.42%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.42%) VB
7 2 (0.94%) R
8 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.47%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (15.57%) Degree
2 21 (9.91%) Security Cleared
3 12 (5.66%) DV Cleared
4 10 (4.72%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (4.72%) PMP
5 9 (4.25%) PMI Certification
6 8 (3.77%) SC Cleared
7 7 (3.30%) CISSP
7 7 (3.30%) ISEB
8 6 (2.83%) CIPD
9 5 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.89%) SSCP
10 4 (1.89%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.94%) ACCA
12 2 (0.94%) CEH
12 2 (0.94%) CIMA
12 2 (0.94%) CISA
12 2 (0.94%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.47%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.55%) GDPR
2 11 (5.19%) PMO
3 5 (2.36%) QA
4 4 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.89%) SLA
5 3 (1.42%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.94%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.94%) Def Stans
6 2 (0.94%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.94%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 19770
6 2 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.47%) COBIT
7 1 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.47%) GAMP
7 1 (0.47%) GxP
7 1 (0.47%) IFRS
7 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 9 (4.25%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (3.30%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.47%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.47%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.47%) Nessus
2 1 (0.47%) SCCM
2 1 (0.47%) SELinux
2 1 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 34 (16.04%) SAP
2 26 (12.26%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.60%) Oracle
4 10 (4.72%) Red Hat
5 9 (4.25%) CA
5 9 (4.25%) Workday
6 7 (3.30%) hybris
6 7 (3.30%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.89%) Cisco
8 3 (1.42%) Adobe
8 3 (1.42%) Citrix
9 2 (0.94%) Casewise
9 2 (0.94%) NetApp
9 2 (0.94%) Niku
9 2 (0.94%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (0.94%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.94%) VMware
10 1 (0.47%) OneTrust
10 1 (0.47%) Trend Micro
10 1 (0.47%) Zscaler