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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 144 149 156
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing Law 68 53 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.15% 0.90% 1.06%
As % of the General category 2.18% 1.77% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 28 47
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £177 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £435 £278
% change year-on-year
-9.19% +56.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £10.50 £21.94 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.13% +7.01%
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
3122 2993 4144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.62% 50.88% 58.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2441 2247 3125
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 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £383 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 77
Average hourly rate £20.36 £20.50 £20.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.69% -2.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £36.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 July 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 July 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 (48.80%) Legal
2 45 (36.00%) Windows
3 33 (26.40%) Windows 7
4 27 (21.60%) Active Directory
4 27 (21.60%) Finance
5 25 (20.00%) MS Office
6 22 (17.60%) Microsoft
7 20 (16.00%) PRINCE2
8 17 (13.60%) MS Excel
8 17 (13.60%) SQL
8 17 (13.60%) ITIL
9 16 (12.80%) .NET
9 16 (12.80%) Citrix
10 14 (11.20%) SharePoint
10 14 (11.20%) Banking
11 13 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (10.40%) SQL Server
11 13 (10.40%) Project Management
11 13 (10.40%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (9.60%) Intranet
12 12 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (9.60%) Degree
13 11 (8.80%) CMS
13 11 (8.80%) Windows XP
14 10 (8.00%) Blackberry
14 10 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (8.00%) XML
14 10 (8.00%) Document Management
15 9 (7.20%) WorkSite
15 9 (7.20%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 14 (11.20%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.80%) CMS
3 9 (7.20%) WorkSite
4 6 (4.80%) Lync
4 6 (4.80%) Node.js
4 6 (4.80%) MS Exchange
5 5 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (3.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (3.20%) IIS
7 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.60%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.60%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.80%) Documentum
9 1 (0.80%) FileNet
Applications
1 25 (20.00%) MS Office
2 17 (13.60%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (4.00%) MS Project
4 5 (4.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.80%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.80%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.80%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.40%) Office 365
1 3 (2.40%) Mimecast
2 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.60%) Intranet
2 5 (4.00%) Internet
2 5 (4.00%) Extranet
2 5 (4.00%) VPN
2 5 (4.00%) SAN
3 4 (3.20%) VoIP
3 4 (3.20%) NAS
4 3 (2.40%) Wireless
5 2 (1.60%) Skype
5 2 (1.60%) WebEx
5 2 (1.60%) WAN
5 2 (1.60%) SMTP
5 2 (1.60%) DHCP
5 2 (1.60%) LAN
5 2 (1.60%) DNS
6 1 (0.80%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.80%) HTTP
6 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.80%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.40%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (6.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (5.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (5.60%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.60%) Spotfire
5 2 (1.60%) QlikView
5 2 (1.60%) OLTP
5 2 (1.60%) OLAP
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.80%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.80%) IDOL
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.80%) Big Data
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.00%) NUnit
2 3 (2.40%) MSI
3 2 (1.60%) JIRA
4 1 (0.80%) Selenium
4 1 (0.80%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.80%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.80%) Subversion
General
1 61 (48.80%) Legal
2 27 (21.60%) Finance
3 14 (11.20%) Banking
4 6 (4.80%) Marketing
5 3 (2.40%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.60%) Retail
6 2 (1.60%) Billing
7 1 (0.80%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.80%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 32 (25.60%) Analyst
2 17 (13.60%) Developer
3 13 (10.40%) Support Analyst
3 13 (10.40%) Service Analyst
3 13 (10.40%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (8.80%) Administrator
4 11 (8.80%) Project Manager
4 11 (8.80%) Business Analyst
5 10 (8.00%) Architect
6 8 (6.40%) Trainer
6 8 (6.40%) Desktop Support
6 8 (6.40%) Help Desk Analyst
6 8 (6.40%) IT Trainer
7 7 (5.60%) Coordinator
8 5 (4.00%) Senior Manager
8 5 (4.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 5 (4.00%) Desktop Analyst
9 4 (3.20%) IT Administrator
9 4 (3.20%) Project Coordinator
9 4 (3.20%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.80%) .NET
2 10 (8.00%) XML
3 8 (6.40%) .NET Framework
3 8 (6.40%) HTML
4 7 (5.60%) ASP.NET
4 7 (5.60%) HTML5
5 6 (4.80%) AngularJS
5 6 (4.80%) CSS
5 6 (4.80%) JSON
5 6 (4.80%) jQuery
6 5 (4.00%) XSLT
6 5 (4.00%) XML Schema
6 5 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (4.00%) CSS3
7 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.60%) MDX
8 2 (1.60%) Web Services
8 2 (1.60%) COM
8 2 (1.60%) ADO.NET
8 2 (1.60%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.00%) Blackberry
2 8 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.80%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.80%) Clustering
4 5 (4.00%) User Experience
4 5 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.60%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.60%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.60%) Social Media
5 2 (1.60%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.80%) CESG
6 1 (0.80%) Photography
6 1 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.80%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.80%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 45 (36.00%) Windows
2 33 (26.40%) Windows 7
3 13 (10.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (8.80%) Windows XP
5 10 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (4.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.40%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.60%) Linux
8 2 (1.60%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.80%) Android
9 1 (0.80%) UNIX
9 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.00%) PRINCE2
2 17 (13.60%) ITIL
3 13 (10.40%) Project Management
3 13 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (8.00%) Document Management
6 8 (6.40%) Analytics
7 7 (5.60%) Content Management
7 7 (5.60%) Business Analysis
7 7 (5.60%) Unit Testing
7 7 (5.60%) Data Modelling
8 6 (4.80%) CRM
8 6 (4.80%) Information Security
8 6 (4.80%) MVC
8 6 (4.80%) Workflow
8 6 (4.80%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (4.80%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.00%) TOGAF
9 5 (4.00%) Migration
9 5 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.60%) SQL
2 9 (7.20%) C#
3 7 (5.60%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.80%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.00%) XPath
6 2 (1.60%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.60%) R
6 2 (1.60%) XMLA
7 1 (0.80%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.80%) Lua
7 1 (0.80%) Python
7 1 (0.80%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.80%) Perl
7 1 (0.80%) PHP
7 1 (0.80%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (9.60%) Degree
2 6 (4.80%) MOS
3 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.60%) MCITP
4 2 (1.60%) CIPD
4 2 (1.60%) MCSE
4 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.80%) APMP
5 1 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.80%) MCSD
5 1 (0.80%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.80%) ISEB
5 1 (0.80%) PMP
5 1 (0.80%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.40%) QA
2 2 (1.60%) SLA
3 1 (0.80%) COBIT
3 1 (0.80%) P3O
System Software
1 27 (21.60%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.40%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.60%) vSphere
4 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (4.80%) SCCM
2 3 (2.40%) SCOM
2 3 (2.40%) DameWare
3 2 (1.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.80%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 22 (17.60%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.80%) Citrix
3 6 (4.80%) Ektron
4 3 (2.40%) VMware
4 3 (2.40%) AppSense
4 3 (2.40%) HP
4 3 (2.40%) Oracle
4 3 (2.40%) Symantec
5 2 (1.60%) Lotus
5 2 (1.60%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.60%) Adobe
5 2 (1.60%) Cisco
5 2 (1.60%) Tableau
5 2 (1.60%) LexisNexis
6 1 (0.80%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.80%) Interwoven
6 1 (0.80%) Sun
6 1 (0.80%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.80%) Reuters
6 1 (0.80%) Apple
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