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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 121 131 155
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +24
Contract jobs citing Law 77 73 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.43% 1.26% 0.98%
As % of the General category 2.69% 2.48% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 26 41
Average daily rate
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£410 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £488 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 £310
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +53.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £21.94 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%
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
2863 2942 4243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 53.28% 50.60% 58.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2225 2178 3157
Average daily rate £500 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 65
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.02 £52.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 61 (45.86%) Legal
2 48 (36.09%) Windows
3 37 (27.82%) Windows 7
4 35 (26.32%) Finance
5 29 (21.80%) Active Directory
6 25 (18.80%) MS Office
7 23 (17.29%) Microsoft
8 20 (15.04%) ITIL
9 19 (14.29%) Citrix
10 18 (13.53%) PRINCE2
10 18 (13.53%) SQL
11 17 (12.78%) Banking
12 16 (12.03%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (11.28%) .NET
13 15 (11.28%) MS Excel
14 14 (10.53%) Project Management
15 13 (9.77%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (9.02%) Degree
16 12 (9.02%) Blackberry
17 11 (8.27%) Intranet
17 11 (8.27%) SQL Server
17 11 (8.27%) C#
17 11 (8.27%) CMS
18 10 (7.52%) WorkSite
18 10 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
18 10 (7.52%) Windows Server 2003
19 9 (6.77%) JavaScript
19 9 (6.77%) SCCM
19 9 (6.77%) Continuous Improvement
20 8 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (8.27%) CMS
2 10 (7.52%) WorkSite
3 8 (6.02%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.02%) MS Exchange
4 6 (4.51%) Lync
4 6 (4.51%) Node.js
5 5 (3.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (3.01%) IIS
6 4 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.50%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.50%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 25 (18.80%) MS Office
2 15 (11.28%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.76%) MS Project
5 4 (3.01%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.75%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.75%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.26%) Office 365
1 3 (2.26%) Mimecast
2 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.27%) Intranet
2 6 (4.51%) Internet
2 6 (4.51%) Extranet
3 5 (3.76%) VPN
3 5 (3.76%) SAN
4 4 (3.01%) VoIP
4 4 (3.01%) NAS
5 3 (2.26%) Wireless
5 3 (2.26%) DHCP
5 3 (2.26%) DNS
6 2 (1.50%) LAN
6 2 (1.50%) WAN
6 2 (1.50%) SMTP
6 2 (1.50%) Skype
6 2 (1.50%) WebEx
7 1 (0.75%) Network Security
7 1 (0.75%) HTTP
7 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (4.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.50%) OLTP
5 2 (1.50%) OLAP
5 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.75%) IDOL
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.75%) Big Data
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (3.76%) NUnit
2 3 (2.26%) MSI
3 2 (1.50%) JIRA
3 2 (1.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.75%) Selenium
4 1 (0.75%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.75%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.75%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.75%) Subversion
General
1 61 (45.86%) Legal
2 35 (26.32%) Finance
3 17 (12.78%) Banking
4 5 (3.76%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.76%) Marketing
5 3 (2.26%) German Language
6 2 (1.50%) Retail
6 2 (1.50%) Billing
7 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (18.05%) Analyst
2 17 (12.78%) Developer
2 17 (12.78%) Project Manager
3 14 (10.53%) Service Analyst
3 14 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (8.27%) Architect
5 10 (7.52%) Administrator
6 9 (6.77%) Trainer
7 8 (6.02%) Help Desk Analyst
7 8 (6.02%) Support Analyst
7 8 (6.02%) IT Trainer
8 7 (5.26%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.76%) Coordinator
9 5 (3.76%) Programme Manager
9 5 (3.76%) Senior Manager
9 5 (3.76%) Applications Architect
10 4 (3.01%) IT Administrator
10 4 (3.01%) IT Project Manager
10 4 (3.01%) Senior Project Manager
10 4 (3.01%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.28%) .NET
2 8 (6.02%) ASP.NET
2 8 (6.02%) .NET Framework
2 8 (6.02%) XML
3 7 (5.26%) HTML
3 7 (5.26%) HTML5
4 6 (4.51%) AngularJS
4 6 (4.51%) CSS
4 6 (4.51%) jQuery
4 6 (4.51%) JSON
5 5 (3.76%) XSLT
5 5 (3.76%) XML Schema
5 5 (3.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (3.76%) CSS3
6 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.50%) Web Services
8 2 (1.50%) ADO.NET
9 1 (0.75%) COM
9 1 (0.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.02%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.26%) Clustering
3 6 (4.51%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.76%) User Experience
4 5 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.76%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.01%) Social Media
6 2 (1.50%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.50%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.75%) CESG
7 1 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.75%) PMI
7 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.75%) iPhone
7 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 48 (36.09%) Windows
2 37 (27.82%) Windows 7
3 16 (12.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (7.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.26%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.76%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.26%) Linux
9 2 (1.50%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.75%) UNIX
10 1 (0.75%) Android
10 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.04%) ITIL
2 18 (13.53%) PRINCE2
3 14 (10.53%) Project Management
4 13 (9.77%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (6.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (6.02%) Business Analysis
7 8 (6.02%) Information Security
8 7 (5.26%) Workflow
8 7 (5.26%) MVC
8 7 (5.26%) Migration
8 7 (5.26%) Data Modelling
8 7 (5.26%) Content Management
8 7 (5.26%) Unit Testing
9 6 (4.51%) TOGAF
9 6 (4.51%) Analytics
9 6 (4.51%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.76%) Data Management
10 5 (3.76%) Programme Management
10 5 (3.76%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.53%) SQL
2 11 (8.27%) C#
3 9 (6.77%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 5 (3.76%) XPath
5 5 (3.76%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.50%) Python
6 2 (1.50%) VBScript
6 2 (1.50%) Perl
7 1 (0.75%) PHP
7 1 (0.75%) Java
7 1 (0.75%) VBA
7 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.75%) Ruby
7 1 (0.75%) Lua
7 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.75%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 12 (9.02%) Degree
2 6 (4.51%) MOS
3 2 (1.50%) CIPD
3 2 (1.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.75%) PMP
4 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.75%) MCSD
4 1 (0.75%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.75%) ISEB
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.75%) APMP
4 1 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.26%) QA
2 2 (1.50%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) COBIT
3 1 (0.75%) P3O
System Software
1 29 (21.80%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.01%) vSphere
3 3 (2.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (6.77%) SCCM
2 5 (3.76%) SCOM
2 5 (3.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (2.26%) DameWare
4 1 (0.75%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.75%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (17.29%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.29%) Citrix
3 7 (5.26%) VMware
4 6 (4.51%) Symantec
4 6 (4.51%) Ektron
5 5 (3.76%) AppSense
6 4 (3.01%) HP
7 3 (2.26%) Oracle
8 2 (1.50%) Cisco
8 2 (1.50%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.50%) Lotus
8 2 (1.50%) LexisNexis
9 1 (0.75%) Apple
9 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.75%) Reuters
9 1 (0.75%) McAfee
9 1 (0.75%) Metastorm
9 1 (0.75%) Interwoven
9 1 (0.75%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.75%) Adobe
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