Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017 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
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 159 213
Rank change year-on-year +10 +54 -52
Contract jobs citing Legal 280 235 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.66% 1.44% 0.99%
As % of the General category 4.77% 4.39% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 106 91
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.49%
10th Percentile £261 £213 £254
90th Percentile £550 £544 £625
England median daily rate £450 £424 £405
% change year-on-year +6.26% +4.57% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 4
South East median hourly rate £26.80 £30.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.67% +81.82% -49.23%
10th Percentile £12.75 £28.50 £13.13
90th Percentile £33.75 £33.25 £38.43
England median hourly rate £26.40 £21.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year +21.38% +40.32% -16.22%

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 5869 5353 6786
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 34.80% 32.82% 35.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3228 3008 3805
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £231
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 227 223
South East median hourly rate £20.13 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.50% +11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.10 £48.75
England median hourly rate £26.69 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year +12.38% -5.00% +13.64%

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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 2017. 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 +46 165 £450 +16.50% 12
Berkshire +51 129 £425 +10.39% 5
Surrey -17 48 £375 +17.19% 15
Buckinghamshire -18 29 £513 +27.73% 5
West Sussex -2 22 £407 -23.48% 1
Hampshire -21 20 £380 -1.94% 7
East Sussex +12 10 £438 +34.62%
Kent -22 8 £375 -21.05% 2
Oxfordshire +9 7 £525 +23.53% 2
Middlesex -14 5 £500 - 2
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, 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 83 (29.64%) Finance
2 46 (16.43%) Microsoft
3 43 (15.36%) Information Security
4 42 (15.00%) Telecoms
5 39 (13.93%) Project Management
6 35 (12.50%) GDPR
7 33 (11.79%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (11.07%) Migration
9 31 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
10 30 (10.71%) Windows
11 28 (10.00%) Change Management
12 27 (9.64%) Data Protection
13 26 (9.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 25 (8.93%) Risk Management
15 24 (8.57%) CISSP
15 24 (8.57%) PCI DSS
16 23 (8.21%) Marketing
16 23 (8.21%) Management Information System
17 20 (7.14%) Linux
17 20 (7.14%) Degree
17 20 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
18 19 (6.79%) SAN
18 19 (6.79%) Publishing
18 19 (6.79%) CISM
18 19 (6.79%) Agile Software Development
19 18 (6.43%) Symantec
19 18 (6.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 18 (6.43%) Team Foundation Server
20 17 (6.07%) Veritas File System

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 9 (3.21%) CMS
2 7 (2.50%) Documentum
3 5 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.71%) Apache
5 2 (0.71%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.36%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.43%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.36%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.36%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.36%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 12 (4.29%) FastStats
2 4 (1.43%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.07%) Eloqua
3 3 (1.07%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.07%) Oracle FAH
3 3 (1.07%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (1.07%) Oracle TCA
3 3 (1.07%) SAP CCM
3 3 (1.07%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.07%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.07%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.07%) TrackWise
4 2 (0.71%) Maximo
4 2 (0.71%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.71%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.36%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.36%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.36%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.36%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.07%) Office 365
3 2 (0.71%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (0.71%) GitHub
4 1 (0.36%) AdWords
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.36%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (0.36%) Heroku
4 1 (0.36%) IaaS
4 1 (0.36%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.36%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.79%) SAN
2 17 (6.07%) Fibre Channel
2 17 (6.07%) NAS
3 14 (5.00%) Intranet
4 10 (3.57%) Radio Access Network
5 7 (2.50%) Internet
6 5 (1.79%) Ethernet
6 5 (1.79%) Firewall
7 3 (1.07%) 4G
7 3 (1.07%) 5G
7 3 (1.07%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (0.71%) MPLS
8 2 (0.71%) Network Security
9 1 (0.36%) BGP
9 1 (0.36%) DNS
9 1 (0.36%) LDAP
9 1 (0.36%) OSPF
9 1 (0.36%) SMPP
9 1 (0.36%) SS7
9 1 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.29%) Relational Database
2 11 (3.93%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.50%) MarkLogic
4 6 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.43%) Data Lake
6 3 (1.07%) Big Data
6 3 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.36%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.36%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.36%) GIS
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.36%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 18 (6.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (2.86%) MSBuild
2 8 (2.86%) NUnit
3 7 (2.50%) JUnit
4 6 (2.14%) Moq
4 6 (2.14%) ReSharper
5 2 (0.71%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.71%) GitLab
5 2 (0.71%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.36%) LSMW
6 1 (0.36%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 83 (29.64%) Finance
2 42 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 23 (8.21%) Marketing
4 19 (6.79%) Publishing
5 15 (5.36%) Law
6 10 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.14%) Banking
8 5 (1.79%) Advertising
8 5 (1.79%) Retail
9 4 (1.43%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.07%) Digital Economy
11 2 (0.71%) Automotive
11 2 (0.71%) German Language
12 1 (0.36%) Back Office
12 1 (0.36%) Billing
12 1 (0.36%) Electronics
12 1 (0.36%) French Language
Job Titles
1 39 (13.93%) Analyst
2 28 (10.00%) Consultant
3 25 (8.93%) Project Manager
4 17 (6.07%) NetApp Engineer
5 16 (5.71%) Business Analyst
6 14 (5.00%) Architect
7 12 (4.29%) Database Manager
7 12 (4.29%) Developer
7 12 (4.29%) IT Manager
8 11 (3.93%) Administrator
8 11 (3.93%) Designer
8 11 (3.93%) Insight Manager
9 10 (3.57%) C# Developer
10 9 (3.21%) Delivery Manager
11 8 (2.86%) .NET Developer
11 8 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (2.86%) Report Analyst
11 8 (2.86%) Senior Manager
11 8 (2.86%) Senior Project Manager
12 7 (2.50%) Solaris Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.93%) XML
2 10 (3.57%) .NET
2 10 (3.57%) XSLT
3 8 (2.86%) ASP.NET
3 8 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (2.86%) Caliburn.Micro
3 8 (2.86%) WCF
3 8 (2.86%) Web Services
4 7 (2.50%) HTML
5 6 (2.14%) ADO.NET
5 6 (2.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (2.14%) LINQ
5 6 (2.14%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 6 (2.14%) WinForms
5 6 (2.14%) WPF
6 4 (1.43%) CSS
6 4 (1.43%) SOAP
7 3 (1.07%) HTML5
7 3 (1.07%) REST
7 3 (1.07%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (8.21%) Management Information System
3 17 (6.07%) Enterprise Storage
4 9 (3.21%) CESG
5 8 (2.86%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.50%) CMDB
7 5 (1.79%) Life Science
7 5 (1.79%) User Experience
8 4 (1.43%) Social Media
9 3 (1.07%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.07%) LIMS
10 2 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.71%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.71%) Smart Energy
11 1 (0.36%) CCTV
11 1 (0.36%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.36%) FMCG
11 1 (0.36%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.36%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.36%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.71%) Windows
2 20 (7.14%) Linux
3 18 (6.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (6.07%) Solaris
4 17 (6.07%) Unix
5 10 (3.57%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.71%) Debian
6 2 (0.71%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.36%) AIX
7 1 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (15.36%) Information Security
2 39 (13.93%) Project Management
3 33 (11.79%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (11.07%) Migration
6 28 (10.00%) Change Management
7 27 (9.64%) Data Protection
8 25 (8.93%) Risk Management
9 19 (6.79%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (6.07%) CRM
10 17 (6.07%) Data Management
10 17 (6.07%) Load Balancing
10 17 (6.07%) Performance Monitoring
11 16 (5.71%) Contract Management
12 15 (5.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 14 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (4.64%) Analytics
14 13 (4.64%) Customer Engagement
14 13 (4.64%) PRINCE2
15 12 (4.29%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.00%) SQL
2 10 (3.57%) C#
3 8 (2.86%) Python
4 7 (2.50%) XQuery
5 6 (2.14%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.07%) ABAP
6 3 (1.07%) C
6 3 (1.07%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.71%) Java
7 2 (0.71%) PHP
7 2 (0.71%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.71%) XPath
8 1 (0.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (8.57%) CISSP
2 20 (7.14%) Degree
3 19 (6.79%) CISM
4 10 (3.57%) PMI Certification
4 10 (3.57%) PMP
4 10 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 9 (3.21%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.86%) CISA
6 8 (2.86%) PCI QSA
7 5 (1.79%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 4 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.07%) CLAS
9 3 (1.07%) CRISC
9 3 (1.07%) ISEB
10 2 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.71%) GIAC
10 2 (0.71%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.71%) SANS
11 1 (0.36%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (12.50%) GDPR
2 26 (9.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (8.57%) PCI DSS
4 13 (4.64%) COBIT
5 12 (4.29%) QA
6 10 (3.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 6 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 5 (1.79%) GxP
9 4 (1.43%) ISO 31000
10 3 (1.07%) GMP
11 2 (0.71%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.71%) SLA
12 1 (0.36%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.36%) NEBOSH
12 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 17 (6.07%) NFS
2 17 (6.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 17 (6.07%) Veritas File System
3 4 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.71%) LXC
5 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (6.07%) NetBackup
2 11 (3.93%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.71%) Ansible
4 1 (0.36%) SCCM
4 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.36%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (16.43%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.43%) Symantec
3 17 (6.07%) Brocade
3 17 (6.07%) NetApp
3 17 (6.07%) Red Hat
3 17 (6.07%) Veritas
4 15 (5.36%) Oracle
5 13 (4.64%) EMC
6 12 (4.29%) SAP
7 11 (3.93%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.79%) CyberArk
8 5 (1.79%) Tableau
9 4 (1.43%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.43%) VMware
10 3 (1.07%) LabWare
11 2 (0.71%) Google
11 2 (0.71%) Nintex
12 1 (0.36%) Facebook
12 1 (0.36%) Talend
12 1 (0.36%) Vermilion