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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 145 121 112
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -9
Contract jobs citing Law 41 79 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.81% 1.37% 1.45%
As % of the General category 1.56% 2.52% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 55 37
Average daily rate
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£363 £338 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +46.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £210 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +35.48%
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
2621 3139 3276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.75% 54.37% 57.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2035 2268 2558
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 49 36
Average hourly rate £17.87 £22.38 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.15% -5.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £12.95 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.61 £50.00 £52.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015, 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 55 (45.45%) Legal
2 31 (25.62%) Windows
3 28 (23.14%) MS Office
3 28 (23.14%) Finance
4 26 (21.49%) Microsoft
5 22 (18.18%) ITIL
6 21 (17.36%) Windows 7
7 18 (14.88%) MS Excel
7 18 (14.88%) Document Management
8 17 (14.05%) Active Directory
9 14 (11.57%) Project Management
10 13 (10.74%) SQL
10 13 (10.74%) SQL Server
11 12 (9.92%) Windows XP
12 11 (9.09%) MS Visio
12 11 (9.09%) MS Exchange
12 11 (9.09%) VMware
12 11 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (8.26%) Banking
13 10 (8.26%) PRINCE2
13 10 (8.26%) Citrix
14 9 (7.44%) SharePoint
14 9 (7.44%) .NET
14 9 (7.44%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (7.44%) Business Analysis
14 9 (7.44%) Degree
14 9 (7.44%) SCCM
15 8 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (5.79%) Data Protection

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 11 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.44%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.79%) Lync
4 6 (4.96%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (3.31%) IIS
6 4 (3.31%) WorkSite
6 4 (3.31%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.65%) CMS
9 1 (0.83%) FileNet
9 1 (0.83%) Documentum
Applications
1 28 (23.14%) MS Office
2 18 (14.88%) MS Excel
3 11 (9.09%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.13%) MS Project
5 4 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.65%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.83%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.83%) Visualfiles
1 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.96%) DNS
2 5 (4.13%) VPN
3 4 (3.31%) DHCP
3 4 (3.31%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.48%) LTE
4 3 (2.48%) Intranet
4 3 (2.48%) SAN
4 3 (2.48%) SMTP
5 2 (1.65%) VoIP
5 2 (1.65%) Internet
6 1 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.83%) 3G
6 1 (0.83%) Firewall
6 1 (0.83%) Wireless
6 1 (0.83%) LDAP
6 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.83%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.48%) QlikView
4 3 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.65%) Spotfire
5 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.83%) Big Data
6 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.83%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.83%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.65%) Cucumber
1 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
General
1 55 (45.45%) Legal
2 28 (23.14%) Finance
3 10 (8.26%) Banking
4 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.48%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.65%) Back Office
6 2 (1.65%) Billing
6 2 (1.65%) Marketing
7 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.83%) Advertising
7 1 (0.83%) Publishing
7 1 (0.83%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 49 (40.50%) Analyst
2 16 (13.22%) Business Analyst
3 12 (9.92%) Support Analyst
4 9 (7.44%) Desktop Support
4 9 (7.44%) Developer
4 9 (7.44%) Service Analyst
4 9 (7.44%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (5.79%) Delivery Manager
5 7 (5.79%) Desktop Analyst
5 7 (5.79%) Project Manager
6 6 (4.96%) Trainer
6 6 (4.96%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 6 (4.96%) IT Trainer
7 5 (4.13%) UML Business Analyst
7 5 (4.13%) Service Manager
7 5 (4.13%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (4.13%) Help Desk Analyst
8 4 (3.31%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) Architect
8 4 (3.31%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.44%) .NET
2 5 (4.13%) HTML
3 3 (2.48%) XML
3 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.65%) COM
4 2 (1.65%) CSS
4 2 (1.65%) SOAP
4 2 (1.65%) MDX
4 2 (1.65%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.65%) RESTful
4 2 (1.65%) jQuery
5 1 (0.83%) XMPP
5 1 (0.83%) WCF
5 1 (0.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.79%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.79%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.48%) Open Source
3 3 (2.48%) Clustering
4 2 (1.65%) SecurID
4 2 (1.65%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.65%) Learning Management System
4 2 (1.65%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.83%) User Experience
5 1 (0.83%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.83%) Social Media
5 1 (0.83%) Photography
5 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.83%) CMDB
5 1 (0.83%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.83%) CESG
5 1 (0.83%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 31 (25.62%) Windows
2 21 (17.36%) Windows 7
3 12 (9.92%) Windows XP
4 11 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (7.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.65%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.18%) ITIL
2 18 (14.88%) Document Management
3 14 (11.57%) Project Management
4 10 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (8.26%) PRINCE2
5 9 (7.44%) Business Analysis
6 7 (5.79%) Data Protection
6 7 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (5.79%) Service Management
6 7 (5.79%) Service Delivery
6 7 (5.79%) CRM
7 6 (4.96%) UML
7 6 (4.96%) Migration
7 6 (4.96%) Analytics
8 5 (4.13%) People Management
8 5 (4.13%) Practice Management
8 5 (4.13%) Change Management
9 4 (3.31%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.31%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (3.31%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.74%) SQL
2 6 (4.96%) C#
3 3 (2.48%) VBScript
4 2 (1.65%) VBA
4 2 (1.65%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.65%) R
4 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.83%) Ruby
5 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.83%) C
5 1 (0.83%) Java
5 1 (0.83%) C++
5 1 (0.83%) VB
5 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (7.44%) Degree
2 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.96%) MOS
4 5 (4.13%) MCITP
5 4 (3.31%) MCSE
6 3 (2.48%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.65%) VCP4
7 2 (1.65%) APMP
7 2 (1.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.83%) MCTS
8 1 (0.83%) PMP
8 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.83%) MCSA
8 1 (0.83%) MCP
8 1 (0.83%) CCNA
8 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.83%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 17 (14.05%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.48%) vSphere
3 3 (2.48%) NFS
4 2 (1.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (1.65%) XenApp
4 2 (1.65%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.83%) Firmware
5 1 (0.83%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (7.44%) SCCM
2 6 (4.96%) SCOM
3 3 (2.48%) DameWare
4 2 (1.65%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.83%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.83%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 26 (21.49%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.09%) VMware
3 10 (8.26%) Citrix
4 7 (5.79%) Interwoven
5 4 (3.31%) Cisco
6 3 (2.48%) MobileIron
6 3 (2.48%) Amdocs
6 3 (2.48%) Open Text
6 3 (2.48%) Symantec
7 2 (1.65%) Adobe
7 2 (1.65%) SAP
7 2 (1.65%) NetApp
7 2 (1.65%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.65%) LANDesk
7 2 (1.65%) Tableau
7 2 (1.65%) LexisNexis
8 1 (0.83%) Lumension
8 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.83%) Altiris
8 1 (0.83%) Hummingbird
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