The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Law over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 124 171 95
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -76
Contract jobs citing Law 82 57 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.38% 0.78% 1.97%
As % of the General category 2.68% 1.38% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 30 96
Average daily rate
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£365 £315 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.05% -22.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £187 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £414 £549
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £363 £307
% change year-on-year
+20.68% +18.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.88 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+3.93% -2.30%
Law
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3059 4125 4440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.49% 56.48% 59.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2317 3070 3326
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 64 61
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.46 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.59% -9.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £51.75 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.22 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+10.28% -14.55%

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Law across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Law Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Law
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Law across the City of London region.

Law Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Law
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Law across the City of London region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Law Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Law
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Law across the City of London region.

Law Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Law also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Law.

1 68 (50.75%) Legal
2 53 (39.55%) Windows
3 42 (31.34%) MS Office
4 38 (28.36%) Microsoft
4 38 (28.36%) Windows 7
5 27 (20.15%) Active Directory
6 23 (17.16%) Finance
7 20 (14.93%) ITIL
8 19 (14.18%) MS Excel
9 18 (13.43%) VMware
9 18 (13.43%) Document Management
10 15 (11.19%) SQL
11 14 (10.45%) Project Management
11 14 (10.45%) Blackberry
12 13 (9.70%) SQL Server
12 13 (9.70%) Windows XP
12 13 (9.70%) MOS
13 12 (8.96%) Degree
13 12 (8.96%) Citrix
14 11 (8.21%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (7.46%) Data Protection
15 10 (7.46%) SCCM
15 10 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (7.46%) WorkSite
15 10 (7.46%) .NET
16 9 (6.72%) MS Visio
17 8 (5.97%) SAN
17 8 (5.97%) PRINCE2
18 7 (5.22%) HTML
18 7 (5.22%) MS Exchange

Law
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Law also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Law. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (7.46%) WorkSite
2 7 (5.22%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.73%) Lync
4 4 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.24%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.49%) IIS
7 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.75%) CMS
7 1 (0.75%) Captiva
7 1 (0.75%) Jetty
7 1 (0.75%) nginx
7 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 42 (31.34%) MS Office
2 19 (14.18%) MS Excel
3 9 (6.72%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.73%) MS Project
5 3 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.49%) InfoPath
6 2 (1.49%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (1.49%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.75%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.75%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.75%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.97%) SAN
2 6 (4.48%) VPN
3 3 (2.24%) DNS
3 3 (2.24%) LTE
3 3 (2.24%) VoIP
3 3 (2.24%) DHCP
4 2 (1.49%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.49%) Intranet
5 1 (0.75%) Internet
5 1 (0.75%) 3G
5 1 (0.75%) MPLS
5 1 (0.75%) Firewall
5 1 (0.75%) Wireless
5 1 (0.75%) IPsec
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.75%) SSL
5 1 (0.75%) FTP
5 1 (0.75%) HTTP
5 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.70%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.49%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (0.75%) MySQL
5 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.75%) OLAP
5 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.24%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.49%) MSI
General
1 68 (50.75%) Legal
2 23 (17.16%) Finance
3 7 (5.22%) Banking
4 3 (2.24%) Billing
4 3 (2.24%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.49%) Marketing
6 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.75%) Publishing
6 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.75%) Front Office
6 1 (0.75%) Back Office
6 1 (0.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 50 (37.31%) Analyst
2 17 (12.69%) Service Analyst
3 16 (11.94%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (9.70%) IT Trainer
4 13 (9.70%) Help Desk Analyst
4 13 (9.70%) Trainer
4 13 (9.70%) Business Analyst
5 11 (8.21%) Project Manager
5 11 (8.21%) Support Analyst
6 9 (6.72%) Developer
6 9 (6.72%) Legal Analyst
7 6 (4.48%) Desktop Support
8 5 (3.73%) Legal IT Trainer
8 5 (3.73%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 4 (2.99%) Storage Engineer
9 4 (2.99%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (2.99%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (2.99%) Administrator
9 4 (2.99%) Technical Trainer
10 3 (2.24%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.46%) .NET
2 7 (5.22%) HTML
3 5 (3.73%) CSS
4 3 (2.24%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.24%) jQuery
5 2 (1.49%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.49%) XML
5 2 (1.49%) Ajax
6 1 (0.75%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.75%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.75%) XSLT
6 1 (0.75%) Servlets
6 1 (0.75%) Web Services
6 1 (0.75%) COM
6 1 (0.75%) J2EE
6 1 (0.75%) JSON
6 1 (0.75%) WCF
6 1 (0.75%) Django
6 1 (0.75%) HTML5
6 1 (0.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.45%) Blackberry
2 6 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.73%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.73%) E-Learning
4 4 (2.99%) Replication
4 4 (2.99%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.99%) Learning Management System
5 3 (2.24%) Clustering
6 2 (1.49%) CESG
6 2 (1.49%) SecurID
6 2 (1.49%) Statistics
6 2 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.49%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.75%) CMDB
7 1 (0.75%) Social Network
7 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.75%) RMADS
7 1 (0.75%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.75%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 53 (39.55%) Windows
2 38 (28.36%) Windows 7
3 13 (9.70%) Windows XP
4 10 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.99%) Linux
7 3 (2.24%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.49%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.93%) ITIL
2 18 (13.43%) Document Management
3 14 (10.45%) Project Management
4 10 (7.46%) Data Protection
5 8 (5.97%) PRINCE2
6 7 (5.22%) CRM
6 7 (5.22%) Risk Management
6 7 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (4.48%) Business Analysis
7 6 (4.48%) UML
8 5 (3.73%) Migration
8 5 (3.73%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (2.99%) Performance Testing
9 4 (2.99%) Use Case
9 4 (2.99%) Supplier Management
9 4 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (2.99%) Service Management
10 3 (2.24%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.24%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.24%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.19%) SQL
2 6 (4.48%) C#
3 5 (3.73%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.24%) Java
4 3 (2.24%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.24%) VBScript
5 2 (1.49%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.49%) Ruby
6 1 (0.75%) C
6 1 (0.75%) Scala
6 1 (0.75%) Python
6 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (9.70%) MOS
2 12 (8.96%) Degree
3 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.48%) PMP
3 6 (4.48%) PMI Certification
4 5 (3.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.24%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.24%) MCITP
5 3 (2.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.49%) APMP
6 2 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.49%) MCSE
7 1 (0.75%) MCSA
7 1 (0.75%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.75%) CCNA
7 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.75%) VCAP
7 1 (0.75%) VCDX
7 1 (0.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.24%) SLA
1 3 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.75%) COBIT
2 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 27 (20.15%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.48%) vSphere
4 3 (2.24%) XenApp
4 3 (2.24%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.24%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 3 (2.24%) NFS
5 2 (1.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.49%) Firmware
5 2 (1.49%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.75%) Xen
6 1 (0.75%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (7.46%) SCCM
2 5 (3.73%) SCOM
3 2 (1.49%) DameWare
4 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.75%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.75%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.75%) PureDisk
4 1 (0.75%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 38 (28.36%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.43%) VMware
3 12 (8.96%) Citrix
4 7 (5.22%) Interwoven
5 3 (2.24%) CommVault
5 3 (2.24%) NetApp
5 3 (2.24%) Adobe
5 3 (2.24%) HP
5 3 (2.24%) EMC
5 3 (2.24%) SAP
5 3 (2.24%) Cisco
5 3 (2.24%) Amdocs
6 2 (1.49%) Remedy
6 2 (1.49%) Open Text
6 2 (1.49%) LexisNexis
6 2 (1.49%) Hitachi
7 1 (0.75%) BMC
7 1 (0.75%) Nokia
7 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.75%) Reuters
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