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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 125 165 94
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -71
Contract jobs citing Law 84 57 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.40% 0.78% 1.96%
As % of the General category 2.73% 1.39% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 31 89
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£388 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £165 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £413 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £395 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.48% +26.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.88 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.93% -3.78%
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
3081 4099 4191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.49% 56.37% 59.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2358 3046 3134
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 65 58
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £17.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.15 £52.00 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 68 (49.64%) Legal
2 51 (37.23%) Windows
3 41 (29.93%) MS Office
4 37 (27.01%) Microsoft
5 36 (26.28%) Windows 7
6 27 (19.71%) Finance
7 26 (18.98%) Active Directory
8 19 (13.87%) MS Excel
8 19 (13.87%) ITIL
9 18 (13.14%) VMware
9 18 (13.14%) Document Management
10 15 (10.95%) SQL
11 14 (10.22%) SQL Server
11 14 (10.22%) Project Management
12 13 (9.49%) Blackberry
12 13 (9.49%) Windows XP
12 13 (9.49%) MOS
13 12 (8.76%) Degree
14 11 (8.03%) Citrix
14 11 (8.03%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (7.30%) Data Protection
15 10 (7.30%) SCCM
15 10 (7.30%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (7.30%) WorkSite
15 10 (7.30%) .NET
16 9 (6.57%) MS Visio
17 8 (5.84%) SAN
17 8 (5.84%) Banking
18 7 (5.11%) Agile Software Development
18 7 (5.11%) Risk Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (7.30%) WorkSite
2 6 (4.38%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.38%) Lync
3 4 (2.92%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.46%) IIS
5 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.73%) CMS
6 1 (0.73%) Captiva
6 1 (0.73%) Jetty
6 1 (0.73%) nginx
6 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 41 (29.93%) MS Office
2 19 (13.87%) MS Excel
3 9 (6.57%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.65%) MS Project
5 3 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.46%) InfoPath
6 2 (1.46%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (1.46%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.73%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.73%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.73%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.84%) SAN
2 6 (4.38%) VPN
3 4 (2.92%) DNS
4 3 (2.19%) VoIP
4 3 (2.19%) DHCP
4 3 (2.19%) LTE
4 3 (2.19%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.46%) Intranet
6 1 (0.73%) Internet
6 1 (0.73%) 3G
6 1 (0.73%) MPLS
6 1 (0.73%) Firewall
6 1 (0.73%) Wireless
6 1 (0.73%) IPsec
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.73%) FTP
6 1 (0.73%) HTTP
6 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.73%) SMTP
6 1 (0.73%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (0.73%) MySQL
5 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.73%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.73%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.73%) OLAP
5 1 (0.73%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.19%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.46%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.46%) MSI
General
1 68 (49.64%) Legal
2 27 (19.71%) Finance
3 8 (5.84%) Banking
4 4 (2.92%) Billing
5 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.46%) Marketing
7 1 (0.73%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.73%) Publishing
7 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.73%) Front Office
7 1 (0.73%) Back Office
7 1 (0.73%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 49 (35.77%) Analyst
2 17 (12.41%) Service Analyst
3 16 (11.68%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (9.49%) IT Trainer
4 13 (9.49%) Trainer
4 13 (9.49%) Business Analyst
4 13 (9.49%) Help Desk Analyst
5 10 (7.30%) Support Analyst
5 10 (7.30%) Project Manager
6 9 (6.57%) Developer
7 8 (5.84%) Legal Analyst
8 6 (4.38%) Desktop Support
9 5 (3.65%) Legal IT Trainer
10 4 (2.92%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (2.92%) Administrator
10 4 (2.92%) Technical Trainer
10 4 (2.92%) Storage Engineer
10 4 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 4 (2.92%) Agile Business Analyst
11 3 (2.19%) EMC Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.30%) .NET
2 7 (5.11%) HTML
3 5 (3.65%) CSS
4 3 (2.19%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.19%) jQuery
5 2 (1.46%) XML
5 2 (1.46%) Ajax
5 2 (1.46%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.73%) JSON
6 1 (0.73%) WCF
6 1 (0.73%) Django
6 1 (0.73%) XMPP
6 1 (0.73%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.73%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.73%) XSLT
6 1 (0.73%) Servlets
6 1 (0.73%) Web Services
6 1 (0.73%) COM
6 1 (0.73%) J2EE
6 1 (0.73%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.49%) Blackberry
2 6 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.65%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.65%) E-Learning
4 4 (2.92%) Replication
4 4 (2.92%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.92%) Learning Management System
4 4 (2.92%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (2.19%) Clustering
6 2 (1.46%) CESG
6 2 (1.46%) SecurID
6 2 (1.46%) Statistics
6 2 (1.46%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.46%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.73%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.73%) User Experience
7 1 (0.73%) Open Source
7 1 (0.73%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.73%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 51 (37.23%) Windows
2 36 (26.28%) Windows 7
3 13 (9.49%) Windows XP
4 10 (7.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.92%) Linux
7 3 (2.19%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.46%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.87%) ITIL
2 18 (13.14%) Document Management
3 14 (10.22%) Project Management
4 10 (7.30%) Data Protection
5 7 (5.11%) Risk Management
5 7 (5.11%) PRINCE2
5 7 (5.11%) CRM
5 7 (5.11%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (4.38%) Business Analysis
6 6 (4.38%) UML
6 6 (4.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (2.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (2.92%) Service Management
7 4 (2.92%) Service Delivery
7 4 (2.92%) Supplier Management
7 4 (2.92%) Practice Management
7 4 (2.92%) Migration
7 4 (2.92%) Use Case
7 4 (2.92%) Performance Testing
8 3 (2.19%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.95%) SQL
2 6 (4.38%) C#
3 5 (3.65%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.19%) Java
4 3 (2.19%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.19%) VBScript
5 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.46%) Ruby
6 1 (0.73%) C
6 1 (0.73%) Scala
6 1 (0.73%) Python
6 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.73%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (9.49%) MOS
2 12 (8.76%) Degree
3 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.65%) PMP
4 5 (3.65%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.19%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.19%) MCITP
6 3 (2.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.46%) APMP
7 2 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.46%) MCSE
8 1 (0.73%) MCSA
8 1 (0.73%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.73%) CCNA
8 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.73%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.73%) VCAP
8 1 (0.73%) VCDX
8 1 (0.73%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.92%) SLA
2 3 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.73%) COBIT
3 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 26 (18.98%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.38%) vSphere
4 3 (2.19%) XenApp
4 3 (2.19%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 3 (2.19%) NFS
5 2 (1.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.46%) Firmware
5 2 (1.46%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.73%) Xen
6 1 (0.73%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.73%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (7.30%) SCCM
2 5 (3.65%) SCOM
3 2 (1.46%) DameWare
4 1 (0.73%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.73%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.73%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.73%) PureDisk
4 1 (0.73%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 37 (27.01%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.14%) VMware
3 11 (8.03%) Citrix
4 7 (5.11%) Interwoven
5 4 (2.92%) Cisco
6 3 (2.19%) SAP
6 3 (2.19%) Adobe
6 3 (2.19%) HP
6 3 (2.19%) EMC
6 3 (2.19%) CommVault
6 3 (2.19%) NetApp
6 3 (2.19%) Amdocs
7 2 (1.46%) Remedy
7 2 (1.46%) MobileIron
7 2 (1.46%) Open Text
7 2 (1.46%) LexisNexis
7 2 (1.46%) Hitachi
8 1 (0.73%) BMC
8 1 (0.73%) Nokia
8 1 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
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