Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 143 215
Rank change year-on-year -13 +72 -62
Contract jobs citing Legal 260 244 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.58% 1.58% 1.00%
As % of the General category 4.62% 4.78% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 108 88
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.77% +6.00%
10th Percentile £260 £221 £260
90th Percentile £551 £558 £616
England median daily rate £450 £404 £423
% change year-on-year +11.46% -4.44% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 5
South East median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +81.82% -49.23%
10th Percentile £13.10 £26.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £35.93 £33.13 £48.25
England median hourly rate £22.61 £22.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +0.49% +60.71% -24.32%

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 5,627 5,107 6,486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 34.10% 33.13% 35.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,086 2,859 3,577
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £220 £230
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 217 236
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +2.00% +28.21%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.33 £10.85
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.75 £50.63
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +14.64%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +40 156 £475 +19.50% 34
Berkshire +33 125 £438 +18.24% 21
Surrey -26 37 £375 +7.14% 18
Buckinghamshire -7 27 £519 +15.92% 9
Hampshire -16 24 £390 +2.63% 8
West Sussex -5 21 £419 -18.29% 4
East Sussex +1 8 £438 +34.62% 5
Kent -27 8 £375 -21.05% 4
Oxfordshire +1 4 £525 +10.53% 4
Middlesex -17 4 £500 -
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Legal.

1 62 (23.85%) Finance
2 46 (17.69%) Telecoms
3 44 (16.92%) Information Security
4 38 (14.62%) GDPR
5 37 (14.23%) Microsoft
6 34 (13.08%) Data Protection
7 31 (11.92%) Project Management
8 30 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (11.15%) Windows
10 25 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (9.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 24 (9.23%) Migration
12 22 (8.46%) Marketing
13 21 (8.08%) PCI DSS
13 21 (8.08%) CISSP
13 21 (8.08%) Risk Management
14 18 (6.92%) Publishing
14 18 (6.92%) Data Management
14 18 (6.92%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (6.54%) Law
15 17 (6.54%) Change Management
15 17 (6.54%) CRM
16 16 (6.15%) CISM
16 16 (6.15%) Management Information System
16 16 (6.15%) Contract Management
17 15 (5.77%) SAN
17 15 (5.77%) Intranet
17 15 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
17 15 (5.77%) Linux

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 (3.08%) CMS
2 4 (1.54%) Documentum
2 4 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (1.54%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (0.77%) Apache
3 2 (0.77%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.38%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.38%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.38%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (3.85%) FastStats
2 4 (1.54%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.15%) Eloqua
3 3 (1.15%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.15%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.15%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.15%) TrackWise
4 2 (0.77%) Maximo
4 2 (0.77%) SAP CCM
4 2 (0.77%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.77%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.38%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.38%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.38%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.15%) Office 365
2 2 (0.77%) Azure Data Factory
2 2 (0.77%) GitHub
3 1 (0.38%) AdWords
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.38%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (0.38%) IaaS
3 1 (0.38%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.38%) SaaS
3 1 (0.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.77%) Intranet
1 15 (5.77%) SAN
2 13 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
2 13 (5.00%) NAS
3 9 (3.46%) Radio Access Network
4 7 (2.69%) Internet
5 5 (1.92%) Ethernet
6 4 (1.54%) DNS
6 4 (1.54%) Firewall
7 3 (1.15%) 4G
7 3 (1.15%) 5G
7 3 (1.15%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (0.77%) MPLS
8 2 (0.77%) Network Security
9 1 (0.38%) BGP
9 1 (0.38%) LAN
9 1 (0.38%) OSPF
9 1 (0.38%) Skype
9 1 (0.38%) VLAN
9 1 (0.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.69%) MarkLogic
4 5 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.54%) Data Lake
6 3 (1.15%) Big Data
6 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.77%) Power BI
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.38%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.38%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.38%) GIS
8 1 (0.38%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.38%) OLTP
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (6.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (3.08%) MSBuild
2 8 (3.08%) NUnit
3 7 (2.69%) JUnit
4 6 (2.31%) Moq
4 6 (2.31%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.38%) GitLab
5 1 (0.38%) LSMW
5 1 (0.38%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.38%) Vagrant
General
1 62 (23.85%) Finance
2 46 (17.69%) Telecoms
3 22 (8.46%) Marketing
4 18 (6.92%) Publishing
5 17 (6.54%) Law
6 5 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.54%) Digital Economy
7 4 (1.54%) Retail
8 3 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.77%) Advertising
9 2 (0.77%) Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Automotive
10 1 (0.38%) Back Office
10 1 (0.38%) Billing
10 1 (0.38%) Electronics
10 1 (0.38%) French Language
10 1 (0.38%) Games
10 1 (0.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 39 (15.00%) Analyst
2 23 (8.85%) Consultant
3 19 (7.31%) Project Manager
4 17 (6.54%) Business Analyst
5 14 (5.38%) Architect
5 14 (5.38%) Developer
6 13 (5.00%) Administrator
6 13 (5.00%) NetApp Engineer
7 10 (3.85%) C# Developer
7 10 (3.85%) Database Manager
7 10 (3.85%) Designer
7 10 (3.85%) IT Manager
8 9 (3.46%) Delivery Manager
8 9 (3.46%) Insight Manager
9 8 (3.08%) .NET Developer
9 8 (3.08%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (3.08%) Report Analyst
10 7 (2.69%) Senior Manager
10 7 (2.69%) Senior Project Manager
10 7 (2.69%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.23%) XML
2 10 (3.85%) .NET
2 10 (3.85%) XSLT
3 8 (3.08%) ASP.NET
3 8 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (3.08%) Caliburn.Micro
3 8 (3.08%) WCF
3 8 (3.08%) Web Services
4 7 (2.69%) HTML
5 6 (2.31%) ADO.NET
5 6 (2.31%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (2.31%) LINQ
5 6 (2.31%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 6 (2.31%) WinForms
5 6 (2.31%) WPF
6 4 (1.54%) CSS
7 3 (1.15%) HTML5
7 3 (1.15%) React
7 3 (1.15%) SOAP
7 3 (1.15%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.15%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 10 (3.85%) CESG
5 8 (3.08%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.54%) Life Science
7 3 (1.15%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.15%) Social Media
7 3 (1.15%) User Experience
8 2 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.77%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.77%) LIMS
9 1 (0.38%) CCTV
9 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.38%) Derivative
9 1 (0.38%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.38%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.38%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.38%) Robotics
9 1 (0.38%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.15%) Windows
2 15 (5.77%) Linux
3 14 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (5.00%) Solaris
4 13 (5.00%) Unix
5 10 (3.85%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.92%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.38%) AIX
7 1 (0.38%) Debian
7 1 (0.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (16.92%) Information Security
2 34 (13.08%) Data Protection
3 31 (11.92%) Project Management
4 30 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (9.23%) Migration
7 21 (8.08%) Risk Management
8 18 (6.92%) Data Management
9 17 (6.54%) Change Management
9 17 (6.54%) CRM
10 16 (6.15%) Contract Management
11 14 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (5.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 13 (5.00%) Analytics
12 13 (5.00%) Load Balancing
12 13 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
12 13 (5.00%) Statistics
13 11 (4.23%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (4.23%) Line Management
13 11 (4.23%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.23%) SQL
2 10 (3.85%) C#
3 7 (2.69%) Python
3 7 (2.69%) XQuery
4 6 (2.31%) VB.NET
5 4 (1.54%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.15%) ABAP
6 3 (1.15%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.77%) C
7 2 (0.77%) Java
7 2 (0.77%) PHP
7 2 (0.77%) XPath
8 1 (0.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 21 (8.08%) CISSP
2 16 (6.15%) CISM
3 14 (5.38%) Degree
4 10 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 8 (3.08%) PMI Certification
5 8 (3.08%) PMP
6 7 (2.69%) CISA
7 6 (2.31%) PCI QSA
8 4 (1.54%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 4 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.15%) ISEB
10 2 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.77%) CLAS
10 2 (0.77%) GIAC
10 2 (0.77%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.77%) SANS
11 1 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.38%) CRISC
11 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (14.62%) GDPR
2 25 (9.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (8.08%) PCI DSS
4 15 (5.77%) COBIT
5 11 (4.23%) QA
6 10 (3.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 6 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (1.54%) GxP
8 4 (1.54%) ISO 31000
9 2 (0.77%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.77%) GMP
9 2 (0.77%) PMO
9 2 (0.77%) SLA
10 1 (0.38%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.38%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 15 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
2 13 (5.00%) NFS
2 13 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 13 (5.00%) Veritas File System
3 4 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.77%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.38%) LXC
5 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (5.00%) NetBackup
2 7 (2.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.38%) Ansible
3 1 (0.38%) SCCM
3 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.38%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 37 (14.23%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.00%) Brocade
2 13 (5.00%) NetApp
2 13 (5.00%) Oracle
2 13 (5.00%) Red Hat
2 13 (5.00%) Symantec
2 13 (5.00%) Veritas
3 11 (4.23%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (3.46%) EMC
4 9 (3.46%) SAP
5 5 (1.92%) CyberArk
5 5 (1.92%) Tableau
6 4 (1.54%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.15%) VMware
8 2 (0.77%) Google
8 2 (0.77%) LabWare
8 2 (0.77%) Nintex
9 1 (0.38%) IFS
9 1 (0.38%) iManage
9 1 (0.38%) Kenshoo