The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal 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 Legal over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 66 79 92
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +13
Contract jobs citing Legal 166 174 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.82% 2.42% 1.92%
As % of the General category 5.49% 4.13% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 115 80
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £208 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £620 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 13
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.84% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £19.35 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.90 £33.00 £24.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -3.03%
Legal
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
3026 4212 4723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.40% 58.50% 60.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2245 3113 3498
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 69 76
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.16 £58.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Legal across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Legal
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 Legal across the City of London region.

Legal Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Legal
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 Legal across the City of London region.

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Legal
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Legal Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Legal 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 Legal.

1 97 (30.60%) Finance
2 77 (24.29%) Windows
3 70 (22.08%) Law
4 61 (19.24%) Microsoft
5 60 (18.93%) MS Office
6 54 (17.03%) Project Management
7 50 (15.77%) Banking
8 44 (13.88%) MS Excel
9 40 (12.62%) Windows 7
10 37 (11.67%) SQL
11 35 (11.04%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (11.04%) Investment Banking
12 33 (10.41%) Degree
13 29 (9.15%) Document Management
14 28 (8.83%) Active Directory
15 27 (8.52%) ITIL
15 27 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
16 26 (8.20%) Windows XP
16 26 (8.20%) Data Modelling
17 24 (7.57%) PRINCE2
18 20 (6.31%) SQL Server
18 20 (6.31%) MS PowerPoint
18 20 (6.31%) User Acceptance Testing
19 19 (5.99%) Citrix
19 19 (5.99%) Management Information System
20 18 (5.68%) VMware
21 16 (5.05%) Migration
21 16 (5.05%) Blackberry
21 16 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
21 16 (5.05%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Legal 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 Legal. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (4.42%) WorkSite
2 13 (4.10%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.79%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (1.58%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.26%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 3 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.95%) CMS
7 3 (0.95%) IIS
8 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.63%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.32%) Node.js
9 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.32%) Captiva
9 1 (0.32%) Drupal
Applications
1 60 (18.93%) MS Office
2 44 (13.88%) MS Excel
3 20 (6.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (5.05%) MS Project
5 11 (3.47%) MS Visio
6 7 (2.21%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.95%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.63%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.32%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 3 (0.95%) SAP PM
1 3 (0.95%) SAP QM
1 3 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.63%) assyst
2 2 (0.63%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.32%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.32%) Siebel Analytics
3 1 (0.32%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Endur
3 1 (0.32%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.63%) Taleo
1 2 (0.63%) SaaS
1 2 (0.63%) PaaS
1 2 (0.63%) IaaS
2 1 (0.32%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.79%) Firewall
2 10 (3.15%) SAN
3 6 (1.89%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.89%) Intranet
4 5 (1.58%) Network Security
4 5 (1.58%) LAN
5 4 (1.26%) VPN
5 4 (1.26%) DNS
5 4 (1.26%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.63%) WLAN
6 2 (0.63%) WAN
6 2 (0.63%) CTI
6 2 (0.63%) DHCP
6 2 (0.63%) Wireless
6 2 (0.63%) LTE
7 1 (0.32%) Junos
7 1 (0.32%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.32%) NAS
7 1 (0.32%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.31%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (1.89%) QlikView
5 6 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.89%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.58%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (0.95%) SQLPlus
8 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.63%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.32%) DataStage
9 1 (0.32%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.32%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.26%) Xcode
2 3 (0.95%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.63%) Selenium
3 2 (0.63%) FitNesse
3 2 (0.63%) WebDriver
3 2 (0.63%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.32%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.32%) Dreamweaver
General
1 97 (30.60%) Finance
2 70 (22.08%) Law
3 50 (15.77%) Banking
4 35 (11.04%) Investment Banking
5 14 (4.42%) Marketing
6 10 (3.15%) Front Office
7 7 (2.21%) Back Office
7 7 (2.21%) Games
8 6 (1.89%) Publishing
8 6 (1.89%) Retail
8 6 (1.89%) French Language
9 4 (1.26%) Advertising
9 4 (1.26%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.63%) Billing
12 1 (0.32%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.32%) German Language
12 1 (0.32%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.32%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 118 (37.22%) Analyst
2 45 (14.20%) Developer
3 41 (12.93%) Business Analyst
4 29 (9.15%) Project Manager
5 26 (8.20%) Service Analyst
5 26 (8.20%) Service Desk Analyst
6 21 (6.62%) Support Analyst
7 20 (6.31%) Legal Analyst
8 16 (5.05%) Trainer
9 13 (4.10%) IT Trainer
10 12 (3.79%) Consultant
11 11 (3.47%) IT Business Analyst
11 11 (3.47%) Help Desk Analyst
12 9 (2.84%) Risk Analyst
12 9 (2.84%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (2.52%) Desktop Support
13 8 (2.52%) Credit Analyst
13 8 (2.52%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
13 8 (2.52%) Credit Risk Analyst
14 7 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.05%) HTML
2 13 (4.10%) CSS
2 13 (4.10%) .NET
3 12 (3.79%) jQuery
4 6 (1.89%) Ajax
5 5 (1.58%) Web Services
5 5 (1.58%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.26%) Cocoa
6 4 (1.26%) HTML5
7 3 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (0.95%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.95%) BAPI
7 3 (0.95%) Middleware
7 3 (0.95%) XML
8 2 (0.63%) J2EE
8 2 (0.63%) Spring
8 2 (0.63%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.63%) Backbone.js
8 2 (0.63%) Android SDK
8 2 (0.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.99%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.05%) Blackberry
4 10 (3.15%) Credit Risk
5 8 (2.52%) User Experience
6 7 (2.21%) E-Learning
7 6 (1.89%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.58%) Derivative
8 5 (1.58%) Equities
9 4 (1.26%) Handset
9 4 (1.26%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.26%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.26%) Mobile Computing
10 3 (0.95%) Learning Management System
10 3 (0.95%) Social Media
10 3 (0.95%) Copywriting
10 3 (0.95%) CMDB
10 3 (0.95%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (0.95%) PMI
10 3 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 77 (24.29%) Windows
2 40 (12.62%) Windows 7
3 26 (8.20%) Windows XP
4 11 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (3.47%) Linux
4 11 (3.47%) UNIX
4 11 (3.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (2.21%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.89%) Solaris
6 6 (1.89%) Android
7 3 (0.95%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.63%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.32%) CentOS
9 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (17.03%) Project Management
2 35 (11.04%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (9.15%) Document Management
4 27 (8.52%) ITIL
5 26 (8.20%) Data Modelling
6 24 (7.57%) PRINCE2
7 20 (6.31%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (5.05%) Migration
8 16 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (4.73%) Change Management
9 15 (4.73%) Risk Management
10 14 (4.42%) UML
10 14 (4.42%) Business Analysis
11 11 (3.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (3.47%) Workflow
11 11 (3.47%) Validation
12 10 (3.15%) Information Security
12 10 (3.15%) BPR
12 10 (3.15%) Systems Analysis
12 10 (3.15%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (11.67%) SQL
2 13 (4.10%) C#
2 13 (4.10%) JavaScript
3 11 (3.47%) Java
4 7 (2.21%) T-SQL
5 6 (1.89%) C++
6 5 (1.58%) C
6 5 (1.58%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.26%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.26%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.63%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.32%) Scala
9 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.32%) Python
9 1 (0.32%) VB
9 1 (0.32%) Perl
9 1 (0.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (10.41%) Degree
2 13 (4.10%) MOS
3 11 (3.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (2.84%) PMP
4 9 (2.84%) PMI Certification
5 8 (2.52%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (2.21%) CISSP
7 4 (1.26%) CNA
7 4 (1.26%) Novell Certification
7 4 (1.26%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (0.95%) GCIA
8 3 (0.95%) GIAC
8 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.63%) MCSE
9 2 (0.63%) CISA
9 2 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.63%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.32%) VCAP
10 1 (0.32%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.52%) QA
2 5 (1.58%) SLA
3 3 (0.95%) EMIR
4 2 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.32%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.32%) FATCA
5 1 (0.32%) COBIT
5 1 (0.32%) MiFID
5 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (8.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.58%) XenDesktop
4 4 (1.26%) vSphere
5 3 (0.95%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (0.63%) NFS
6 2 (0.63%) UAG
6 2 (0.63%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.63%) XenApp
7 1 (0.32%) XenServer
7 1 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.32%) Novell eDirectory
7 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (1.58%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.95%) SCCM
4 2 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.32%) Puppet
5 1 (0.32%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 61 (19.24%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.99%) Citrix
3 18 (5.68%) VMware
4 13 (4.10%) Oracle
5 11 (3.47%) HP
6 8 (2.52%) SAP
6 8 (2.52%) Business Objects
7 6 (1.89%) Cisco
7 6 (1.89%) EMC
7 6 (1.89%) Symantec
8 5 (1.58%) Lotus
9 4 (1.26%) NetApp
9 4 (1.26%) Interwoven
9 4 (1.26%) Adobe
9 4 (1.26%) IXOS
10 3 (0.95%) Juniper
10 3 (0.95%) CommVault
11 2 (0.63%) Cognizant
11 2 (0.63%) Veritas
11 2 (0.63%) Bloomberg
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Networking People
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £37000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £401 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 25 days ago