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 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 126 142 88
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -54
Contract jobs citing Law 81 69 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.39% 0.97% 1.93%
As % of the General category 2.70% 1.72% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 38 79
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£350 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £165 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £404 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -13.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -
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
3000 4006 3707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.52% 56.35% 57.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2335 3016 2804
Average daily rate £475 £498 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.52% +4.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 62 49
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £11.65 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £38.00 £45.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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 November 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 November 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 69 (45.70%) Legal
2 51 (33.77%) Windows
3 46 (30.46%) MS Office
4 36 (23.84%) Microsoft
4 36 (23.84%) Windows 7
5 29 (19.21%) Finance
6 27 (17.88%) Active Directory
7 23 (15.23%) ITIL
8 21 (13.91%) Document Management
9 18 (11.92%) MS Excel
10 17 (11.26%) VMware
11 16 (10.60%) SQL
11 16 (10.60%) SQL Server
12 14 (9.27%) Project Management
12 14 (9.27%) Windows XP
13 13 (8.61%) Blackberry
13 13 (8.61%) Degree
14 12 (7.95%) Citrix
14 12 (7.95%) .NET
14 12 (7.95%) MOS
15 11 (7.28%) Banking
15 11 (7.28%) SCCM
15 11 (7.28%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (6.62%) WorkSite
16 10 (6.62%) MS Visio
16 10 (6.62%) MS Exchange
17 9 (5.96%) PRINCE2
17 9 (5.96%) Agile Software Development
17 9 (5.96%) Data Protection
18 8 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (6.62%) MS Exchange
1 10 (6.62%) WorkSite
2 8 (5.30%) Lync
3 7 (4.64%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.31%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (3.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.65%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.32%) IIS
7 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.66%) CMS
7 1 (0.66%) Captiva
7 1 (0.66%) Jetty
7 1 (0.66%) nginx
7 1 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 46 (30.46%) MS Office
2 18 (11.92%) MS Excel
3 10 (6.62%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.31%) MS Project
5 2 (1.32%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.32%) InfoPath
5 2 (1.32%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.66%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.66%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.66%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.66%) SaaS
1 1 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.30%) SAN
2 6 (3.97%) VPN
2 6 (3.97%) DNS
3 5 (3.31%) Unified Communications
4 4 (2.65%) DHCP
5 3 (1.99%) VoIP
5 3 (1.99%) SMTP
5 3 (1.99%) Intranet
5 3 (1.99%) LTE
6 1 (0.66%) LDAP
6 1 (0.66%) Internet
6 1 (0.66%) 3G
6 1 (0.66%) MPLS
6 1 (0.66%) Firewall
6 1 (0.66%) Wireless
6 1 (0.66%) IPsec
6 1 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.66%) SSL
6 1 (0.66%) FTP
6 1 (0.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.99%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.66%) OLAP
5 1 (0.66%) QlikView
5 1 (0.66%) MySQL
5 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (0.66%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.66%) Big Data
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.99%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.66%) MSI
General
1 69 (45.70%) Legal
2 29 (19.21%) Finance
3 11 (7.28%) Banking
4 4 (2.65%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.65%) Billing
5 3 (1.99%) Back Office
6 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.32%) Marketing
7 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.66%) Front Office
7 1 (0.66%) Electronics
7 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.66%) Advertising
7 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (37.09%) Analyst
2 19 (12.58%) Service Analyst
3 18 (11.92%) Service Desk Analyst
4 15 (9.93%) Help Desk Analyst
4 15 (9.93%) Business Analyst
5 12 (7.95%) Trainer
5 12 (7.95%) IT Trainer
6 11 (7.28%) Developer
7 10 (6.62%) Support Analyst
8 9 (5.96%) Project Manager
9 7 (4.64%) Desktop Support
9 7 (4.64%) Legal Analyst
10 5 (3.31%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (3.31%) Agile Business Analyst
11 4 (2.65%) Legal IT Trainer
11 4 (2.65%) SharePoint Developer
11 4 (2.65%) Technical Analyst
11 4 (2.65%) Information Manager
12 3 (1.99%) Information Security Manager
12 3 (1.99%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.95%) .NET
2 8 (5.30%) HTML
3 6 (3.97%) CSS
4 5 (3.31%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.65%) jQuery
6 2 (1.32%) XML
6 2 (1.32%) Ajax
6 2 (1.32%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.66%) JSON
7 1 (0.66%) WCF
7 1 (0.66%) Django
7 1 (0.66%) XMPP
7 1 (0.66%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.66%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.66%) XSLT
7 1 (0.66%) Servlets
7 1 (0.66%) Web Services
7 1 (0.66%) COM
7 1 (0.66%) J2EE
7 1 (0.66%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.61%) Blackberry
2 7 (4.64%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.31%) E-Learning
4 4 (2.65%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.65%) Learning Management System
4 4 (2.65%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (1.99%) Replication
5 3 (1.99%) Clustering
6 2 (1.32%) SecurID
6 2 (1.32%) Statistics
6 2 (1.32%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.32%) CESG
6 2 (1.32%) User Experience
7 1 (0.66%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.66%) Open Source
7 1 (0.66%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.66%) CMDB
7 1 (0.66%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 51 (33.77%) Windows
2 36 (23.84%) Windows 7
3 14 (9.27%) Windows XP
4 11 (7.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.31%) Linux
7 4 (2.65%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.23%) ITIL
2 21 (13.91%) Document Management
3 14 (9.27%) Project Management
4 9 (5.96%) PRINCE2
4 9 (5.96%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (5.96%) Data Protection
5 8 (5.30%) Business Analysis
5 8 (5.30%) CRM
5 8 (5.30%) Risk Management
6 6 (3.97%) UML
6 6 (3.97%) Migration
6 6 (3.97%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (3.31%) Practice Management
7 5 (3.31%) Service Management
7 5 (3.31%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.31%) Performance Testing
8 4 (2.65%) Supplier Management
8 4 (2.65%) Use Case
8 4 (2.65%) Change Management
8 4 (2.65%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.60%) SQL
2 8 (5.30%) C#
3 4 (2.65%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.65%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.99%) Java
4 3 (1.99%) VBScript
5 2 (1.32%) Ruby
5 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.66%) Scala
6 1 (0.66%) VB
6 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.66%) Python
6 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.66%) C
6 1 (0.66%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (8.61%) Degree
2 12 (7.95%) MOS
3 6 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.31%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.65%) PMP
5 4 (2.65%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.99%) APMP
6 3 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.99%) MCITP
6 3 (1.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.32%) MCSE
8 1 (0.66%) MCSA
8 1 (0.66%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.66%) PhD
8 1 (0.66%) CCNA
8 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.66%) MCP
8 1 (0.66%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.65%) SLA
1 4 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.66%) COBIT
2 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 27 (17.88%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.65%) vSphere
4 3 (1.99%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.99%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 3 (1.99%) NFS
5 2 (1.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.32%) Firmware
5 2 (1.32%) XenApp
6 1 (0.66%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.66%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.66%) Xen
6 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (7.28%) SCCM
2 6 (3.97%) SCOM
3 3 (1.99%) DameWare
4 2 (1.32%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.66%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.66%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.66%) PureDisk
5 1 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.66%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 36 (23.84%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.26%) VMware
3 12 (7.95%) Citrix
4 8 (5.30%) Interwoven
5 4 (2.65%) Cisco
5 4 (2.65%) NetApp
6 3 (1.99%) SAP
6 3 (1.99%) Adobe
6 3 (1.99%) Amdocs
6 3 (1.99%) CommVault
6 3 (1.99%) EMC
6 3 (1.99%) MobileIron
7 2 (1.32%) LANDesk
7 2 (1.32%) LexisNexis
7 2 (1.32%) Open Text
7 2 (1.32%) HP
7 2 (1.32%) Symantec
7 2 (1.32%) Remedy
8 1 (0.66%) McAfee
8 1 (0.66%) Sophos
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