Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 141 187 182
Rank change year-on-year +46 -5 -12
Contract jobs citing Legal 248 217 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.70% 1.31% 1.35%
As % of the General category 4.91% 3.80% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 129 101
South East median daily rate £463 £456 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% +10.47% +3.13%
10th Percentile £350 £260 £263
90th Percentile £654 £555 £556
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 14
South East median hourly rate £45.64 £26.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.21% +29.27% -36.92%
10th Percentile £12.52 £17.70 £12.75
90th Percentile £55.25 £34.00 £38.00
England median hourly rate £34.00 £26.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year +28.30% +3.92% +27.50%

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 5,055 5,710 6,302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 34.72% 34.43% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,735 3,281 3,464
South East median daily rate £450 £435 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +4.57% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £246
90th Percentile £625 £588 £571
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 180 260
South East median hourly rate £26.75 £26.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.88% +30.00% -
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.98 £11.71
90th Percentile £49.55 £53.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.67 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.73% - +8.17%

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019. 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 +39 134 £463 -2.63% 59
Berkshire -2 105 £484 +1.84% 33
Surrey +46 50 £463 +1.49% 41
Hampshire +9 37 £450 +5.88% 40
Buckinghamshire +25 24 £450 -12.20% 13
West Sussex +12 7 £550 +29.41% 8
Kent +7 7 £680 +52.81% 26
East Sussex +3 7 £675 +50.00% 3
Oxfordshire +31 5 £450 - 13
Middlesex - 2 £230 -
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 59 (23.79%) Finance
2 53 (21.37%) Microsoft
3 49 (19.76%) Telecoms
4 41 (16.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (14.11%) Information Security
6 35 (14.11%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (12.50%) Degree
7 31 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (11.69%) Project Management
8 29 (11.69%) Management Information System
9 28 (11.29%) ITIL
10 27 (10.89%) Law
11 26 (10.48%) Risk Management
11 26 (10.48%) Data Protection
11 26 (10.48%) Azure
11 26 (10.48%) Contract Management
12 25 (10.08%) Problem-Solving
13 24 (9.68%) Project Delivery
13 24 (9.68%) GDPR
13 24 (9.68%) Marketing
13 24 (9.68%) Service Delivery
13 24 (9.68%) Change Management
14 23 (9.27%) Windows
14 23 (9.27%) Office 365
15 22 (8.87%) Decision-Making
16 21 (8.47%) QA
17 20 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
17 20 (8.06%) Service Management
18 19 (7.66%) Migration

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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:

Application Platforms
1 17 (6.85%) Skype for Business
2 15 (6.05%) Exchange Server 2013
2 15 (6.05%) MS Exchange
3 13 (5.24%) SharePoint
4 11 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.82%) SAS
6 4 (1.61%) Confluence
7 3 (1.21%) Documentum
8 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.40%) CMS
8 1 (0.40%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (6.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (5.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.21%) Camtasia
5 3 (1.21%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.81%) Sketch
7 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.40%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) TrackWise
2 1 (0.40%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.40%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.40%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.48%) Azure
2 23 (9.27%) Office 365
3 15 (6.05%) AWS
4 8 (3.23%) SaaS
5 4 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (1.61%) Power Platform
6 3 (1.21%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.81%) Coveralls
7 2 (0.81%) GCP
7 2 (0.81%) IaaS
7 2 (0.81%) PaaS
8 1 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.40%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.40%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Flow
8 1 (0.40%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.40%) Smartsheet
8 1 (0.40%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.26%) Firewall
2 17 (6.85%) Skype
3 13 (5.24%) Radio Access Network
4 11 (4.44%) NaaS
5 10 (4.03%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (4.03%) Unified Communications
6 5 (2.02%) WAN
7 4 (1.61%) DNS
7 4 (1.61%) VPN
8 3 (1.21%) Cisco IPT
8 3 (1.21%) Internet
8 3 (1.21%) MPLS
8 3 (1.21%) SMS
9 2 (0.81%) 3GPP
9 2 (0.81%) HTTP
9 2 (0.81%) Intranet
9 2 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.40%) 2G
10 1 (0.40%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.82%) Data Mining
4 7 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.02%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.61%) Biml
6 4 (1.61%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.61%) SSDT
7 3 (1.21%) Data Lake
7 3 (1.21%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.81%) Big Data
9 1 (0.40%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.40%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.40%) EDMS
9 1 (0.40%) MS Access
9 1 (0.40%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.61%) tSQLt
2 3 (1.21%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.21%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.81%) Bitbucket Server
3 2 (0.81%) Gradle
3 2 (0.81%) JIRA
3 2 (0.81%) JUnit
3 2 (0.81%) Maven
3 2 (0.81%) SonarQube
3 2 (0.81%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.40%) GoCD
4 1 (0.40%) Hudson
4 1 (0.40%) Spinnaker
4 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 59 (23.79%) Finance
2 49 (19.76%) Telecoms
3 27 (10.89%) Law
4 24 (9.68%) Marketing
5 11 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (3.63%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.42%) Retail
8 4 (1.61%) Digital Economy
9 3 (1.21%) Billing
9 3 (1.21%) Military
10 2 (0.81%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.40%) Back Office
11 1 (0.40%) Banking
11 1 (0.40%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 35 (14.11%) Analyst
2 34 (13.71%) Project Manager
3 24 (9.68%) Architect
4 15 (6.05%) Telecoms Manager
5 12 (4.84%) Designer
5 12 (4.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 11 (4.44%) Commercial Manager
6 11 (4.44%) Infrastructure Support
6 11 (4.44%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 11 (4.44%) Support Analyst
7 10 (4.03%) Vendor Manager
8 9 (3.63%) Consultant
8 9 (3.63%) Delivery Manager
8 9 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (2.82%) Administrator
9 7 (2.82%) Business Analyst
9 7 (2.82%) Cloud Architect
9 7 (2.82%) Technical Architect
10 6 (2.42%) AWS Architect
11 5 (2.02%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.82%) MDX
2 5 (2.02%) .NET
3 4 (1.61%) D3.js
4 2 (0.81%) CSS
4 2 (0.81%) HTML
4 2 (0.81%) jQuery
4 2 (0.81%) REST
4 2 (0.81%) WCF
4 2 (0.81%) Web Services
5 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.40%) COM
5 1 (0.40%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.40%) JMS
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.40%) RSS
5 1 (0.40%) SOAP
5 1 (0.40%) Spring
5 1 (0.40%) Spring MVC
5 1 (0.40%) WSDL
5 1 (0.40%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (11.69%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.84%) User Experience
4 7 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.02%) Life Science
5 5 (2.02%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.21%) Blog
6 3 (1.21%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.21%) Taxonomies
7 2 (0.81%) CESG
7 2 (0.81%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.40%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.40%) Robotics
8 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.40%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.27%) Windows
2 14 (5.65%) Windows Server
2 14 (5.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (4.44%) Windows 8
3 11 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (4.44%) Windows XP
4 8 (3.23%) Windows 10
5 6 (2.42%) Linux
6 2 (0.81%) Unix
7 1 (0.40%) Android
7 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.40%) Solaris
7 1 (0.40%) SUSE
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (16.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 38 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (14.11%) Business Intelligence
3 35 (14.11%) Information Security
4 29 (11.69%) Project Management
5 28 (11.29%) ITIL
6 26 (10.48%) Contract Management
6 26 (10.48%) Data Protection
6 26 (10.48%) Risk Management
7 25 (10.08%) Problem-Solving
8 24 (9.68%) Change Management
8 24 (9.68%) Project Delivery
8 24 (9.68%) Service Delivery
9 22 (8.87%) Decision-Making
10 20 (8.06%) Service Management
11 19 (7.66%) Migration
12 18 (7.26%) Customer-Centricity
13 17 (6.85%) E-Commerce
14 16 (6.45%) Computer Science
15 15 (6.05%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.45%) SQL
2 14 (5.65%) Java
3 11 (4.44%) T-SQL
4 7 (2.82%) Python
5 4 (1.61%) C
5 4 (1.61%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.21%) C#
6 3 (1.21%) VBScript
7 2 (0.81%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.81%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.81%) Scala
8 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (12.50%) Degree
2 15 (6.05%) CISSP
2 15 (6.05%) Security Cleared
3 14 (5.65%) MCSA
3 14 (5.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (5.65%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (4.44%) CCNA
5 11 (4.44%) MCITP
5 11 (4.44%) PMP
6 7 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (2.42%) PMI Certification
8 5 (2.02%) SSCP
8 5 (2.02%) TOGAF Certification
9 4 (1.61%) CISM
10 3 (1.21%) CIPD
10 3 (1.21%) CISA
10 3 (1.21%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (1.21%) ISEB
10 3 (1.21%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.68%) GDPR
2 21 (8.47%) QA
3 13 (5.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 8 (3.23%) SLA
5 7 (2.82%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (2.82%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 7 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (2.02%) GxP
7 4 (1.61%) PMO
8 3 (1.21%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.81%) NIST
10 1 (0.40%) COBIT
10 1 (0.40%) IFRS
10 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 19770
10 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 19 (7.66%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.44%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.21%) Docker
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.40%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (5.24%) SCCM
2 11 (4.44%) SCOM
2 11 (4.44%) WSUS
3 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.21%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 2 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.81%) Terraform
6 1 (0.40%) Ansible
6 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.40%) Netcool
6 1 (0.40%) Packer
Vendors
1 53 (21.37%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.24%) Cisco
2 13 (5.24%) Meraki
3 12 (4.84%) VMware
4 11 (4.44%) Adobe
4 11 (4.44%) F5
4 11 (4.44%) Oracle
4 11 (4.44%) Sony
4 11 (4.44%) Splunk
5 7 (2.82%) SAP
6 4 (1.61%) ServiceNow
6 4 (1.61%) Tableau
6 4 (1.61%) Talend
7 3 (1.21%) IBM
7 3 (1.21%) Trend Micro
8 2 (0.81%) Citrix
8 2 (0.81%) Databricks
8 2 (0.81%) Google
8 2 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.40%) MuleSoft