Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 158 183
Rank change year-on-year -28 +25 -5
Contract jobs citing Legal 219 229 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.27% 1.43% 1.33%
As % of the General category 3.91% 3.98% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 107 127
South East median daily rate £430 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £220 £235 £211
90th Percentile £538 £580 £500
England median daily rate £440 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 2
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -65.38% +151.61%
10th Percentile £11.60 £10.50 £33.95
90th Percentile £30.70 £28.60 £46.05
England median hourly rate £26.00 £17.00 £18.99
% change year-on-year +52.94% -10.46% +11.68%

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 5,599 5,753 6,085
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.59% 35.82% 32.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,133 3,163 3,398
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £263 £248 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 242 208
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.50% -18.37% +22.50%
10th Percentile £13.45 £11.34 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.95 £47.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £26.93 £24.45 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.14% -2.20% +11.11%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +7 109 £435 -3.33% 30
Berkshire -5 88 £435 -3.33% 15
Surrey -38 40 £450 +20.00% 10
Hampshire -22 37 £420 -1.18% 15
Buckinghamshire +22 19 £425 - 6
East Sussex +8 13 £450 +5.88% 2
West Sussex -12 12 £360 +2.86%
Kent +2 4 £445 -7.77% 7
Oxfordshire -8 2 £600 +14.29% 9
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 70 (31.96%) Finance
2 48 (21.92%) Project Management
3 40 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (16.44%) GDPR
5 34 (15.53%) Business Intelligence
6 33 (15.07%) Microsoft
7 32 (14.61%) Management Information System
7 32 (14.61%) Telecoms
7 32 (14.61%) Marketing
7 32 (14.61%) Security Cleared
8 30 (13.70%) Microsoft Excel
9 29 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (12.79%) Data Protection
11 27 (12.33%) Degree
12 24 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (10.50%) Information Security
14 20 (9.13%) Service Delivery
14 20 (9.13%) Change Management
14 20 (9.13%) Analytics
15 19 (8.68%) Business Development
15 19 (8.68%) Salesforce.com
16 18 (8.22%) Marketing Intelligence
16 18 (8.22%) SAP
17 17 (7.76%) ITIL
18 16 (7.31%) PMI Certification
18 16 (7.31%) Business Analysis
18 16 (7.31%) SC Cleared
19 15 (6.85%) PMP
19 15 (6.85%) PRINCE2
19 15 (6.85%) Problem-Solving

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 7 (3.20%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.28%) SAS
3 3 (1.37%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.91%) IIS
4 2 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.46%) Apache
5 1 (0.46%) CMS
5 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.46%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (13.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (4.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.46%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Eloqua
1 4 (1.83%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.46%) Global One
2 1 (0.46%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.46%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.46%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.46%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.57%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.65%) Office 365
3 6 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.74%) SaaS
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.46%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (0.46%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.46%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (0.46%) PaaS
4 1 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.74%) SAN
2 5 (2.28%) LAN
3 4 (1.83%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (1.83%) Internet
3 4 (1.83%) NAS
3 4 (1.83%) WAN
4 3 (1.37%) Firewall
4 3 (1.37%) Intranet
5 2 (0.91%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.91%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.91%) VoIP
6 1 (0.46%) 2G
6 1 (0.46%) 4G
6 1 (0.46%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.46%) LTE
6 1 (0.46%) Network Security
6 1 (0.46%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.46%) Skype
6 1 (0.46%) VPN
6 1 (0.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.48%) Power BI
2 10 (4.57%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.83%) Big Data
3 4 (1.83%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.37%) MS Access
5 2 (0.91%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.91%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.46%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.46%) HDInsight
6 1 (0.46%) OLTP
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.46%) git-flow
General
1 70 (31.96%) Finance
2 32 (14.61%) Marketing
2 32 (14.61%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.02%) Law
3 11 (5.02%) Retail
4 10 (4.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.28%) Publishing
6 3 (1.37%) Advertising
6 3 (1.37%) Billing
7 2 (0.91%) Banking
7 2 (0.91%) German Language
7 2 (0.91%) Local Government
7 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.46%) Automotive
8 1 (0.46%) Back Office
8 1 (0.46%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.46%) French Language
8 1 (0.46%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.46%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 68 (31.05%) Analyst
2 45 (20.55%) Project Manager
3 25 (11.42%) Business Analyst
4 18 (8.22%) Salesforce Analyst
5 15 (6.85%) Marketing Analyst
6 9 (4.11%) Consultant
6 9 (4.11%) Designer
6 9 (4.11%) Operations Analyst
7 8 (3.65%) Report Specialist
7 8 (3.65%) Workday Specialist
8 7 (3.20%) Content Designer
9 6 (2.74%) Architect
9 6 (2.74%) Data Protection Officer
9 6 (2.74%) DV Cleared Project Manager
10 5 (2.28%) Developer
10 5 (2.28%) GDPR Consultant
10 5 (2.28%) IT Manager
10 5 (2.28%) Sales Analyst
10 5 (2.28%) Security Analyst
10 5 (2.28%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.94%) XML
2 10 (4.57%) XSLT
3 8 (3.65%) Web Services
4 4 (1.83%) HTML
5 3 (1.37%) LDAP
6 2 (0.91%) .NET
6 2 (0.91%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.91%) CSS
6 2 (0.91%) HTML5
6 2 (0.91%) Web Services Management
7 1 (0.46%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.46%) CSS3
7 1 (0.46%) JAAS
7 1 (0.46%) OAuth
7 1 (0.46%) OpenID
7 1 (0.46%) SAML
7 1 (0.46%) Sass
7 1 (0.46%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (14.61%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.65%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (3.65%) Social Media
4 5 (2.28%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.28%) User Experience
5 4 (1.83%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (1.83%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.37%) Clustering
6 3 (1.37%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.37%) FMCG
6 3 (1.37%) Video\Live Streaming
7 2 (0.91%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.91%) PMI
8 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.46%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.46%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.02%) Windows
2 9 (4.11%) Linux
2 9 (4.11%) Unix
3 7 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (2.74%) Solaris
5 4 (1.83%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.91%) SUSE
6 2 (0.91%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.46%) AIX
7 1 (0.46%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (21.92%) Project Management
2 34 (15.53%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (12.79%) Data Protection
5 24 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (10.50%) Information Security
7 20 (9.13%) Analytics
7 20 (9.13%) Change Management
7 20 (9.13%) Service Delivery
8 19 (8.68%) Business Development
9 18 (8.22%) Marketing Intelligence
10 17 (7.76%) ITIL
11 16 (7.31%) Business Analysis
12 15 (6.85%) PRINCE2
12 15 (6.85%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (6.39%) Data Privacy
13 14 (6.39%) Process Improvement
14 13 (5.94%) B2B
15 12 (5.48%) Resource Management
16 11 (5.02%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.57%) SQL
2 5 (2.28%) Java
3 4 (1.83%) AWK
3 4 (1.83%) Bash Shell
3 4 (1.83%) C
3 4 (1.83%) sed
4 3 (1.37%) C#
4 3 (1.37%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.37%) VBA
5 2 (0.91%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.91%) VB
6 1 (0.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.46%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (14.61%) Security Cleared
2 27 (12.33%) Degree
3 16 (7.31%) PMI Certification
3 16 (7.31%) SC Cleared
4 15 (6.85%) PMP
5 14 (6.39%) DV Cleared
6 10 (4.57%) ISEB
7 8 (3.65%) CISSP
8 7 (3.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (2.28%) CISA
10 4 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.37%) CEH
11 3 (1.37%) CISM
12 2 (0.91%) CIPD
12 2 (0.91%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.91%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 2 (0.91%) PCI QSA
12 2 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.91%) SSCP
12 2 (0.91%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (16.44%) GDPR
2 9 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.11%) PMO
3 7 (3.20%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.28%) SLA
5 4 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.91%) COBIT
7 2 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 19770
7 2 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.91%) QA
8 1 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.46%) GxP
8 1 (0.46%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.46%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 7 (3.20%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.46%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (1.83%) Ansible
1 4 (1.83%) SnapMirror
1 4 (1.83%) SnapVault
2 3 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.46%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.46%) SCCM
4 1 (0.46%) SELinux
4 1 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 33 (15.07%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.68%) Salesforce.com
3 18 (8.22%) SAP
4 12 (5.48%) Oracle
5 10 (4.57%) Workday
6 7 (3.20%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.74%) NetApp
8 5 (2.28%) HP
8 5 (2.28%) hybris
9 4 (1.83%) Brocade
9 4 (1.83%) Cisco
9 4 (1.83%) Sun
10 3 (1.37%) CyberArk
10 3 (1.37%) Informatica
11 2 (0.91%) Citrix
11 2 (0.91%) Nimble Storage
11 2 (0.91%) OneTrust
11 2 (0.91%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.91%) Splunk
11 2 (0.91%) VMware