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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 138 148 122
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Contract jobs citing Law 54 73 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.94% 1.03% 1.41%
As % of the General category 1.86% 1.78% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 47 66
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £192 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £310 £328
% change year-on-year
+37.09% -5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Average hourly rate £21.94 £20.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.01% -2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.59 £14.10 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.29 £22.00 £22.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2909 4112 4680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.49% 58.01% 60.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2185 3078 3543
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 77 64
Average hourly rate £20.25 £20.93 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -0.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -16.66%
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 62 (52.10%) Legal
2 59 (49.58%) Windows
3 44 (36.97%) MS Office
4 37 (31.09%) Microsoft
5 36 (30.25%) Windows 7
6 26 (21.85%) MS Excel
7 25 (21.01%) ITIL
8 24 (20.17%) Active Directory
9 21 (17.65%) Document Management
10 20 (16.81%) Finance
11 19 (15.97%) Project Management
12 18 (15.13%) SQL
13 15 (12.61%) Windows XP
14 14 (11.76%) Blackberry
15 11 (9.24%) Citrix
15 11 (9.24%) .NET
15 11 (9.24%) WorkSite
16 10 (8.40%) MOS
16 10 (8.40%) Windows Server 2008
17 9 (7.56%) C#
18 8 (6.72%) SQL Server
18 8 (6.72%) PRINCE2
18 8 (6.72%) ITIL Certification
18 8 (6.72%) E-Learning
18 8 (6.72%) VMware
19 7 (5.88%) Migration
19 7 (5.88%) SCCM
19 7 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
19 7 (5.88%) Cisco
19 7 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 11 (9.24%) WorkSite
2 5 (4.20%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.20%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.20%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.68%) Lync
4 2 (1.68%) IIS
5 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.84%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 44 (36.97%) MS Office
2 26 (21.85%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.20%) MS Project
4 1 (0.84%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.84%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.84%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.36%) VPN
2 3 (2.52%) SAN
2 3 (2.52%) DNS
2 3 (2.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.68%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.68%) WAN
3 2 (1.68%) LAN
3 2 (1.68%) Intranet
3 2 (1.68%) Network Security
4 1 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.84%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.84%) VLAN
4 1 (0.84%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.84%) BGP
4 1 (0.84%) DMZ
4 1 (0.84%) Firewall
4 1 (0.84%) Wireless
4 1 (0.84%) WLAN
4 1 (0.84%) DHCP
4 1 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.20%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.68%) MSI
2 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 62 (52.10%) Legal
2 20 (16.81%) Finance
3 3 (2.52%) Banking
4 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.84%) Publishing
5 1 (0.84%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.84%) Billing
5 1 (0.84%) Marketing
5 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (39.50%) Analyst
2 16 (13.45%) Support Analyst
3 14 (11.76%) Service Analyst
4 13 (10.92%) Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (10.08%) Project Manager
5 12 (10.08%) Trainer
6 11 (9.24%) Legal Analyst
6 11 (9.24%) IT Trainer
7 10 (8.40%) Help Desk Analyst
8 9 (7.56%) Developer
8 9 (7.56%) Business Analyst
9 7 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 7 (5.88%) Desktop Support
10 6 (5.04%) Applications Support
10 6 (5.04%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (5.04%) Administrator
10 6 (5.04%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (4.20%) Legal IT Trainer
12 4 (3.36%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 4 (3.36%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.24%) .NET
2 4 (3.36%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.68%) HTML
3 2 (1.68%) CSS
3 2 (1.68%) Web Services
4 1 (0.84%) WinForms
4 1 (0.84%) WCF
4 1 (0.84%) WPF
4 1 (0.84%) Silverlight
4 1 (0.84%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.84%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.84%) Ajax
4 1 (0.84%) XML
4 1 (0.84%) XSD
4 1 (0.84%) XSLT
4 1 (0.84%) SOAP
4 1 (0.84%) XHTML
4 1 (0.84%) DCOM
4 1 (0.84%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 8 (6.72%) E-Learning
3 5 (4.20%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.36%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (3.36%) Replication
5 2 (1.68%) iPhone
5 2 (1.68%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.84%) Clustering
6 1 (0.84%) CESG
6 1 (0.84%) RMADS
6 1 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.84%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.84%) FMCG
6 1 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.84%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.84%) Statistics
6 1 (0.84%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.84%) Firmware
6 1 (0.84%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 59 (49.58%) Windows
2 36 (30.25%) Windows 7
3 15 (12.61%) Windows XP
4 10 (8.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.52%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.68%) Android
7 2 (1.68%) Linux
8 1 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.84%) UNIX
8 1 (0.84%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.01%) ITIL
2 21 (17.65%) Document Management
3 19 (15.97%) Project Management
4 8 (6.72%) PRINCE2
5 7 (5.88%) Migration
6 6 (5.04%) OO
6 6 (5.04%) Service Delivery
7 5 (4.20%) Service Management
8 4 (3.36%) Business Analysis
9 3 (2.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.52%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (2.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.52%) CRM
10 2 (1.68%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (1.68%) Dependency Management
10 2 (1.68%) Network Management
10 2 (1.68%) Data Entry
10 2 (1.68%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (1.68%) SOA
10 2 (1.68%) UML
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.13%) SQL
2 9 (7.56%) C#
3 4 (3.36%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.52%) VB
5 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.84%) Ruby
6 1 (0.84%) Python
6 1 (0.84%) Java
6 1 (0.84%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (8.40%) MOS
2 8 (6.72%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (5.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (5.04%) PMP
3 6 (5.04%) PMI Certification
3 6 (5.04%) Degree
4 3 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.52%) CCNA
5 2 (1.68%) CCNP
5 2 (1.68%) MCSE
5 2 (1.68%) MCSA
5 2 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.84%) MCITP
6 1 (0.84%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.84%) CCDA
6 1 (0.84%) CCA
6 1 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.84%) VCDX
6 1 (0.84%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 24 (20.17%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.04%) vSphere
4 3 (2.52%) XenApp
4 3 (2.52%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.84%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (0.84%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.84%) ARCserve
2 1 (0.84%) DameWare
2 1 (0.84%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 37 (31.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.24%) Citrix
3 8 (6.72%) VMware
4 7 (5.88%) Cisco
5 4 (3.36%) Interwoven
6 3 (2.52%) HP
7 2 (1.68%) Hitachi
7 2 (1.68%) NetApp
7 2 (1.68%) Remedy
8 1 (0.84%) Open Text
8 1 (0.84%) McAfee
8 1 (0.84%) Nokia
8 1 (0.84%) Apple
8 1 (0.84%) Wyse
8 1 (0.84%) Oracle
8 1 (0.84%) SAP
8 1 (0.84%) Adobe
8 1 (0.84%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.84%) LexisNexis
8 1 (0.84%) MobileIron
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £200 per day + DOE
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Baker & McKenzie
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £150 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago