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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 131 160 106
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -54
Contract jobs citing Law 70 68 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.19% 0.94% 1.70%
As % of the General category 2.34% 1.61% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 45 89
Average daily rate
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£338 £240 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -41.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £189 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £415 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+53.22% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
Average hourly rate £21.94 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.46% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.59 £16.60 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.29 £21.40 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
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
2986 4223 4740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.74% 58.26% 60.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2222 3153 3586
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 63 68
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.93 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.03% +4.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £14.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £54.00 £52.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 64 (52.03%) Legal
2 53 (43.09%) Windows
3 41 (33.33%) MS Office
4 31 (25.20%) Microsoft
5 30 (24.39%) Windows 7
6 25 (20.33%) Active Directory
7 24 (19.51%) ITIL
8 22 (17.89%) MS Excel
9 21 (17.07%) Project Management
10 19 (15.45%) Document Management
11 17 (13.82%) Finance
12 14 (11.38%) SQL
12 14 (11.38%) Windows XP
13 12 (9.76%) Citrix
14 11 (8.94%) .NET
14 11 (8.94%) VMware
14 11 (8.94%) MOS
15 10 (8.13%) PRINCE2
15 10 (8.13%) Blackberry
15 10 (8.13%) WorkSite
15 10 (8.13%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (6.50%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (6.50%) E-Learning
16 8 (6.50%) VMware Infrastructure
17 7 (5.69%) C#
17 7 (5.69%) PMP
17 7 (5.69%) PMI Certification
17 7 (5.69%) Windows Server 2003
17 7 (5.69%) Migration
17 7 (5.69%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (8.13%) WorkSite
2 6 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.88%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.44%) Lync
5 2 (1.63%) IIS
5 2 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.81%) Captiva
6 1 (0.81%) Jetty
6 1 (0.81%) nginx
Applications
1 41 (33.33%) MS Office
2 22 (17.89%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.25%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.25%) MS Project
4 3 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.81%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.81%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.81%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) SAP R/3
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.81%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.07%) SAN
2 4 (3.25%) VPN
3 3 (2.44%) DNS
3 3 (2.44%) Unified Communications
3 3 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.44%) Intranet
4 1 (0.81%) Firewall
4 1 (0.81%) Wireless
4 1 (0.81%) IPsec
4 1 (0.81%) Network Security
4 1 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.81%) LAN
4 1 (0.81%) VoIP
4 1 (0.81%) WAN
4 1 (0.81%) DHCP
4 1 (0.81%) FTP
4 1 (0.81%) HTTP
4 1 (0.81%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.63%) MSI
1 2 (1.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
General
1 64 (52.03%) Legal
2 17 (13.82%) Finance
3 4 (3.25%) Banking
4 2 (1.63%) Publishing
4 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.63%) Billing
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
5 1 (0.81%) Front Office
5 1 (0.81%) Back Office
5 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 44 (35.77%) Analyst
2 16 (13.01%) Service Analyst
3 15 (12.20%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (10.57%) Support Analyst
4 13 (10.57%) Project Manager
5 12 (9.76%) Help Desk Analyst
6 11 (8.94%) Trainer
7 10 (8.13%) Legal Analyst
7 10 (8.13%) IT Trainer
8 9 (7.32%) Business Analyst
9 7 (5.69%) Developer
9 7 (5.69%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 6 (4.88%) Desktop Support
10 6 (4.88%) Administrator
10 6 (4.88%) Applications Support
11 5 (4.07%) Legal IT Trainer
12 4 (3.25%) Technical Leader
12 4 (3.25%) Help Desk Support
12 4 (3.25%) Technical Analyst
12 4 (3.25%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.94%) .NET
2 4 (3.25%) ASP.NET
2 4 (3.25%) CSS
2 4 (3.25%) HTML
3 3 (2.44%) Ajax
4 2 (1.63%) Web Services
4 2 (1.63%) XML
4 2 (1.63%) XSLT
5 1 (0.81%) XHTML
5 1 (0.81%) WSDL
5 1 (0.81%) XSD
5 1 (0.81%) J2EE
5 1 (0.81%) Servlets
5 1 (0.81%) SOAP
5 1 (0.81%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.81%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (0.81%) JSON
5 1 (0.81%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.81%) Django
5 1 (0.81%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.13%) Blackberry
2 8 (6.50%) E-Learning
3 5 (4.07%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.25%) Replication
4 4 (3.25%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (1.63%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.63%) Learning Management System
5 2 (1.63%) Open Source
5 2 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.81%) FMCG
6 1 (0.81%) iPhone
6 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.81%) Firmware
6 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.81%) Clustering
6 1 (0.81%) CESG
6 1 (0.81%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.81%) Statistics
6 1 (0.81%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 53 (43.09%) Windows
2 30 (24.39%) Windows 7
3 14 (11.38%) Windows XP
4 10 (8.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.44%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.63%) Linux
7 2 (1.63%) Android
8 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.51%) ITIL
2 21 (17.07%) Project Management
3 19 (15.45%) Document Management
4 10 (8.13%) PRINCE2
5 7 (5.69%) Migration
5 7 (5.69%) Data Protection
6 6 (4.88%) Business Analysis
6 6 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (4.88%) Service Management
7 5 (4.07%) Service Delivery
7 5 (4.07%) CRM
8 4 (3.25%) UML
8 4 (3.25%) OO
9 3 (2.44%) Scrum
9 3 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.44%) Risk Management
9 3 (2.44%) Use Case
9 3 (2.44%) Data Analysis
9 3 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (1.63%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.38%) SQL
2 7 (5.69%) C#
3 4 (3.25%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.44%) Java
4 3 (2.44%) Ruby
5 2 (1.63%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.63%) C++
5 2 (1.63%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.63%) VB
5 2 (1.63%) Python
6 1 (0.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (8.94%) MOS
2 8 (6.50%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (5.69%) PMP
3 7 (5.69%) PMI Certification
3 7 (5.69%) Degree
4 6 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.63%) MCSE
6 2 (1.63%) MCSA
6 2 (1.63%) CCNA
6 2 (1.63%) APMP
7 1 (0.81%) VCAP
7 1 (0.81%) CCDA
7 1 (0.81%) CCA
7 1 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.81%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.81%) CCNP
7 1 (0.81%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.63%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) COBIT
2 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 25 (20.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.88%) vSphere
4 3 (2.44%) XenApp
4 3 (2.44%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.63%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.81%) Xen
6 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (4.88%) SCCM
2 1 (0.81%) PureDisk
2 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.81%) ARCserve
2 1 (0.81%) DameWare
2 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 31 (25.20%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.76%) Citrix
3 11 (8.94%) VMware
4 5 (4.07%) Cisco
5 3 (2.44%) HP
6 2 (1.63%) EMC
6 2 (1.63%) Adobe
6 2 (1.63%) Interwoven
6 2 (1.63%) CommVault
6 2 (1.63%) Hitachi
6 2 (1.63%) NetApp
7 1 (0.81%) Nokia
7 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.81%) Reuters
7 1 (0.81%) Remedy
7 1 (0.81%) McAfee
7 1 (0.81%) Wyse
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle
7 1 (0.81%) SAP
7 1 (0.81%) Google
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