Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 177 172
Rank change year-on-year +11 -5 -11
Contract jobs citing Legal 224 251 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.40% 1.35% 1.28%
As % of the General category 3.94% 4.18% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 126 121
South East median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £232 £211 £256
90th Percentile £584 £498 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 2
South East median hourly rate £13.50 £39.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.38% +151.61% -36.73%
10th Percentile £10.50 £33.95 £12.35
90th Percentile £28.60 £46.05 £18.65
England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.74 £17.00
% change year-on-year -18.04% +22.01% -8.11%

Legal is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5680 6007 6765
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 35.38% 32.25% 34.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3122 3354 3654
South East median daily rate £425 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.77% +1.41% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £230 £236
90th Percentile £569 £563 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 205 187
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £11.33 £11.25 £11.30
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.75 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.00% +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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -5 85 £450 +14.29% 13
Berkshire +27 75 £450 +22.03% 8
Surrey +24 54 £375 +8.70% 7
Hampshire +10 44 £425 +14.09% 4
West Sussex +4 21 £350 +52.17% 4
Kent +5 8 £483 +37.86% 3
East Sussex +3 8 £425 -29.17% 3
Buckinghamshire -32 7 £425 -5.56% 3
Middlesex +1 3 £550 +35.80% 1
Oxfordshire -7 3 £525 +40.00% 2
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 92 (41.07%) Finance
2 35 (15.63%) Change Management
3 33 (14.73%) Management Information System
4 31 (13.84%) Microsoft
5 29 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (11.61%) Linux
6 26 (11.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (10.27%) Windows
8 22 (9.82%) Unix
8 22 (9.82%) Symantec
8 22 (9.82%) Telecoms
8 22 (9.82%) Publishing
8 22 (9.82%) Security Cleared
9 21 (9.38%) NetBackup
9 21 (9.38%) Project Management
9 21 (9.38%) Veritas
10 20 (8.93%) Law
10 20 (8.93%) SC Cleared
10 20 (8.93%) Degree
11 18 (8.04%) NAS
11 18 (8.04%) Veritas File System
11 18 (8.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 18 (8.04%) Enterprise Storage
11 18 (8.04%) Migration
11 18 (8.04%) Red Hat
11 18 (8.04%) SAN
11 18 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (8.04%) Solaris
11 18 (8.04%) SAP
12 17 (7.59%) ITIL

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 10 (4.46%) CMS
2 4 (1.79%) Documentum
3 3 (1.34%) Apache
3 3 (1.34%) Apache Pig
3 3 (1.34%) IIS
3 3 (1.34%) JBoss
3 3 (1.34%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.34%) WildFly
4 2 (0.89%) Confluence
4 2 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.45%) Drupal
5 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (6.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (4.46%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.68%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (2.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.45%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (5.36%) SAP GTS
2 11 (4.91%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (1.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.34%) Oracle FAH
3 3 (1.34%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (1.34%) Oracle TCA
4 2 (0.89%) FastStats
4 2 (0.89%) SAP CCM
5 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.45%) Maximo
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.45%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.45%) TrackWise
5 1 (0.45%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.45%) Heroku
3 1 (0.45%) IaaS
3 1 (0.45%) PaaS
3 1 (0.45%) SaaS
3 1 (0.45%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.04%) NAS
1 18 (8.04%) SAN
2 9 (4.02%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (2.23%) Firewall
4 4 (1.79%) LDAP
4 4 (1.79%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (1.34%) SSH
5 3 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.89%) 4G
6 2 (0.89%) Internet
6 2 (0.89%) LAN
6 2 (0.89%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.89%) VPN
6 2 (0.89%) WAN
7 1 (0.45%) Diameter Protocol
7 1 (0.45%) HTTP
7 1 (0.45%) Intranet
7 1 (0.45%) SMPP
7 1 (0.45%) SS7
7 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.23%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.79%) Big Data
4 3 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.89%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.89%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.45%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.45%) MarkLogic
6 1 (0.45%) MySQL
6 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.34%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.34%) JIRA
3 2 (0.89%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.45%) Gatling
4 1 (0.45%) GitLab
4 1 (0.45%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.45%) JUnit
4 1 (0.45%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.45%) Selenium
4 1 (0.45%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 92 (41.07%) Finance
2 22 (9.82%) Publishing
2 22 (9.82%) Telecoms
3 20 (8.93%) Law
4 14 (6.25%) Marketing
5 8 (3.57%) Banking
5 8 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.68%) Billing
6 6 (2.68%) Retail
7 4 (1.79%) Advertising
8 3 (1.34%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.45%) Automotive
9 1 (0.45%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.45%) Electronics
9 1 (0.45%) Games
9 1 (0.45%) German Language
Job Titles
1 27 (12.05%) Analyst
2 25 (11.16%) Consultant
3 17 (7.59%) Project Manager
4 14 (6.25%) Administrator
5 13 (5.80%) IT Manager
6 12 (5.36%) Designer
7 11 (4.91%) Architect
7 11 (4.91%) Content Designer
8 10 (4.46%) SAP Consultant
8 10 (4.46%) Service Analyst
9 9 (4.02%) NetApp Engineer
9 9 (4.02%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (4.02%) Storage Administrator
9 9 (4.02%) Storage Systems Administrator
9 9 (4.02%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (4.02%) Unix Administrator
9 9 (4.02%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 8 (3.57%) Commercial Manager
11 7 (3.13%) Business Analyst
11 7 (3.13%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.23%) Web Services
2 3 (1.34%) Middleware
2 3 (1.34%) XML
3 2 (0.89%) .NET
3 2 (0.89%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (0.89%) HTML
3 2 (0.89%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (0.89%) XSLT
4 1 (0.45%) EDI
4 1 (0.45%) IDoc
4 1 (0.45%) JSON
4 1 (0.45%) RESTful
4 1 (0.45%) SOAP
4 1 (0.45%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.73%) Management Information System
2 18 (8.04%) Enterprise Storage
3 17 (7.59%) User Experience
4 16 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.57%) Social Media
6 7 (3.13%) CMDB
6 7 (3.13%) Smart Energy
7 3 (1.34%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.89%) Life Science
8 2 (0.89%) LIMS
9 1 (0.45%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.45%) BYOD
9 1 (0.45%) CCTV
9 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.45%) Handset
9 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.45%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.45%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.61%) Linux
2 23 (10.27%) Windows
3 22 (9.82%) Unix
4 18 (8.04%) Solaris
5 9 (4.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.34%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.89%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.89%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.45%) Android
9 1 (0.45%) Debian
9 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (15.63%) Change Management
2 29 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (11.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (9.38%) Project Management
5 18 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (8.04%) Migration
6 17 (7.59%) ITIL
7 15 (6.70%) Problem Management
8 14 (6.25%) Change Control
8 14 (6.25%) Contract Management
8 14 (6.25%) Information Security
8 14 (6.25%) Risk Management
8 14 (6.25%) SEO
9 13 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (5.80%) Service Delivery
10 11 (4.91%) GAP Analysis
10 11 (4.91%) ISMS
10 11 (4.91%) Performance Management
11 10 (4.46%) Content Management
11 10 (4.46%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.91%) SQL
2 6 (2.68%) Python
3 4 (1.79%) Java
3 4 (1.79%) Perl
3 4 (1.79%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.34%) C#
4 3 (1.34%) Ruby
5 2 (0.89%) C
5 2 (0.89%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.45%) ABAP
6 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.45%) PHP
6 1 (0.45%) Scala
6 1 (0.45%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 22 (9.82%) Security Cleared
2 20 (8.93%) Degree
2 20 (8.93%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.80%) CISM
3 13 (5.80%) CISSP
4 9 (4.02%) CRISC
5 5 (2.23%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.34%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.34%) PMP
8 2 (0.89%) CCSP
8 2 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.89%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.89%) PCI QSA
9 1 (0.45%) APMP
9 1 (0.45%) CCDP
9 1 (0.45%) CCNP
9 1 (0.45%) MCP
9 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.91%) PCI DSS
2 10 (4.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.57%) GDPR
4 7 (3.13%) QA
5 5 (2.23%) SLA
6 4 (1.79%) WCAG
7 3 (1.34%) GMP
7 3 (1.34%) ISAE 3402
7 3 (1.34%) SSAE 16
8 2 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.89%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.89%) GxP
8 2 (0.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.45%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 18 (8.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 18 (8.04%) Veritas File System
2 13 (5.80%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (4.02%) Active Directory
3 9 (4.02%) NFS
4 3 (1.34%) Docker
4 3 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.45%) LXC
Systems Management
1 21 (9.38%) NetBackup
2 9 (4.02%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.34%) Ansible
3 3 (1.34%) Puppet
4 2 (0.89%) Kibana
4 2 (0.89%) logstash
4 2 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.89%) Rsyslog
5 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.45%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (13.84%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.82%) Symantec
3 21 (9.38%) Veritas
4 18 (8.04%) Red Hat
4 18 (8.04%) SAP
5 14 (6.25%) Oracle
6 9 (4.02%) Brocade
6 9 (4.02%) EMC
6 9 (4.02%) NetApp
6 9 (4.02%) Sun
7 4 (1.79%) VMware
8 3 (1.34%) Citrix
8 3 (1.34%) HP
8 3 (1.34%) McAfee
8 3 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.89%) Adobe
9 2 (0.89%) Cisco
9 2 (0.89%) LANDesk
9 2 (0.89%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.89%) Tableau
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Experis Ltd
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