The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 143 109 161
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +52
Contract jobs citing Law 68 91 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.05% 1.46% 0.79%
As % of the General category 1.97% 2.59% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 51 24
Average daily rate £325 £318 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -1.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £188 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £23.69 £22.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.67% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.64 £20.60 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.74 £25.00 £120.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £17.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-20.28% -46.09%
General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3450 3516 4918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 53.46% 56.42% 60.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2548 2719 3655
Average daily rate £485 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 43 74
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.00 £13.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £30.00 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Law
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 66 (40.74%) Windows
2 63 (38.89%) Legal
3 59 (36.42%) Microsoft
4 43 (26.54%) MS Office
5 37 (22.84%) SQL
5 37 (22.84%) Active Directory
6 36 (22.22%) ITIL
7 28 (17.28%) MS Excel
8 26 (16.05%) Windows 7
9 23 (14.20%) Finance
10 22 (13.58%) SQL Server
11 20 (12.35%) Citrix
11 20 (12.35%) Document Management
12 19 (11.73%) .NET
13 18 (11.11%) C#
14 17 (10.49%) Blackberry
14 17 (10.49%) Cisco
14 17 (10.49%) TCP/IP
15 16 (9.88%) MS Exchange
16 15 (9.26%) Service Management
16 15 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2010
17 14 (8.64%) Lync
17 14 (8.64%) Project Management
18 13 (8.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 13 (8.02%) Windows XP
18 13 (8.02%) IIS
19 12 (7.41%) VMware
19 12 (7.41%) Linux
19 12 (7.41%) NetApp
19 12 (7.41%) XenDesktop

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (9.88%) MS Exchange
2 15 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (8.64%) Lync
4 13 (8.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 13 (8.02%) IIS
5 10 (6.17%) WorkSite
6 9 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (3.70%) SharePoint
8 5 (3.09%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (2.47%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (2.47%) IBM Notes
9 4 (2.47%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.62%) Documentum
10 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.62%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 43 (26.54%) MS Office
2 28 (17.28%) MS Excel
3 8 (4.94%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.49%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.79%) Unified Communications
3 10 (6.17%) SAN
4 8 (4.94%) LAN
4 8 (4.94%) WAN
5 6 (3.70%) Intranet
6 5 (3.09%) Firewall
6 5 (3.09%) DNS
6 5 (3.09%) BGP
7 4 (2.47%) NetScaler
7 4 (2.47%) VoIP
8 3 (1.85%) IP Telephony
8 3 (1.85%) WLAN
8 3 (1.85%) PBX
8 3 (1.85%) DMZ
8 3 (1.85%) DHCP
8 3 (1.85%) EIGRP
8 3 (1.85%) HSRP
8 3 (1.85%) Wireshark
8 3 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.17%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.47%) OLAP
5 3 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.23%) MySQL
7 1 (0.62%) MS Access
7 1 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.62%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
1 1 (0.62%) JIRA
General
1 63 (38.89%) Legal
2 23 (14.20%) Finance
3 5 (3.09%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.09%) Banking
4 3 (1.85%) Billing
5 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.62%) Back Office
6 1 (0.62%) Publishing
6 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (33.95%) Analyst
2 18 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 13 (8.02%) Developer
3 13 (8.02%) Service Analyst
4 12 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (6.17%) Trainer
6 9 (5.56%) Legal Analyst
6 9 (5.56%) IT Trainer
6 9 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 9 (5.56%) Network Engineer
7 8 (4.94%) Administrator
8 7 (4.32%) Help Desk Analyst
8 7 (4.32%) Applications Support
9 6 (3.70%) DBA
10 5 (3.09%) SQL DBA
10 5 (3.09%) Desktop Analyst
10 5 (3.09%) Applications Developer
10 5 (3.09%) Consultant
10 5 (3.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.73%) .NET
2 5 (3.09%) XMPP
3 4 (2.47%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.85%) HTML
4 3 (1.85%) CSS
5 2 (1.23%) Web Services
5 2 (1.23%) WinForms
6 1 (0.62%) Ajax
6 1 (0.62%) XHTML
6 1 (0.62%) WSDL
6 1 (0.62%) DCOM
6 1 (0.62%) XML
6 1 (0.62%) XSD
6 1 (0.62%) XSLT
6 1 (0.62%) SOAP
6 1 (0.62%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.62%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.62%) WCF
6 1 (0.62%) WPF
6 1 (0.62%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.49%) Blackberry
2 9 (5.56%) Clustering
3 7 (4.32%) E-Learning
4 6 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.09%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.85%) Replication
6 3 (1.85%) iPhone
7 2 (1.23%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.23%) Open Source
8 1 (0.62%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.62%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.62%) iPad
8 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.62%) FMCG
8 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 66 (40.74%) Windows
2 26 (16.05%) Windows 7
3 13 (8.02%) Windows XP
4 12 (7.41%) Linux
5 11 (6.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.09%) UNIX
8 2 (1.23%) Android
8 2 (1.23%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.62%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.62%) Solaris
9 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (22.22%) ITIL
2 20 (12.35%) Document Management
3 15 (9.26%) Service Management
4 14 (8.64%) Project Management
5 12 (7.41%) Load Balancing
6 10 (6.17%) CRM
6 10 (6.17%) Migration
7 7 (4.32%) OO
7 7 (4.32%) PRINCE2
7 7 (4.32%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (3.70%) Problem Management
8 6 (3.70%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (3.09%) Data Analysis
9 5 (3.09%) Business Analysis
9 5 (3.09%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (3.09%) Data Migration
9 5 (3.09%) Incident Management
10 4 (2.47%) Data Protection
10 4 (2.47%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 37 (22.84%) SQL
2 18 (11.11%) C#
3 4 (2.47%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.47%) LotusScript
4 3 (1.85%) VB
5 2 (1.23%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.23%) Java
5 2 (1.23%) C++
5 2 (1.23%) Python
5 2 (1.23%) Ruby
6 1 (0.62%) VBA
6 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (6.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (6.17%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (6.17%) MCSE
3 8 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (4.94%) CCNA
3 8 (4.94%) MCSA
4 7 (4.32%) MCP
4 7 (4.32%) CCNP
4 7 (4.32%) Degree
5 6 (3.70%) MOS
6 3 (1.85%) JNCIA
7 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.23%) PMP
7 2 (1.23%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.62%) CISM
8 1 (0.62%) MCITP
8 1 (0.62%) MCDST
8 1 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.62%) CCA
8 1 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.09%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (22.84%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.41%) XenDesktop
3 11 (6.79%) XenApp
3 11 (6.79%) vSphere
4 7 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (5.56%) SCCM
2 7 (4.32%) SCOM
3 6 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 59 (36.42%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.35%) Citrix
3 17 (10.49%) Cisco
4 12 (7.41%) VMware
4 12 (7.41%) NetApp
5 10 (6.17%) McAfee
6 7 (4.32%) Mitel
6 7 (4.32%) Interwoven
6 7 (4.32%) Symantec
7 6 (3.70%) Clearswift
8 5 (3.09%) Juniper
8 5 (3.09%) MobileIron
9 4 (2.47%) Nimsoft
9 4 (2.47%) RightFax
9 4 (2.47%) Lotus
10 3 (1.85%) Websense
10 3 (1.85%) F5
10 3 (1.85%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.23%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.23%) Infoblox
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