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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 88 73 78
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing Legal 105 155 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.04% 2.67% 2.20%
As % of the General category 4.00% 4.91% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 108 76
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +30.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £191 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £578 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 £22.38 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £14.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+60.34% -12.12%
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
2627 3159 3295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 51.15% 54.46% 57.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2024 2305 2576
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 50 38
Average hourly rate £17.87 £22.38 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.15% -5.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £14.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.61 £42.50 £51.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 27 February 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 76 (30.52%) Finance
2 58 (23.29%) Law
3 43 (17.27%) Project Management
4 34 (13.65%) Business Intelligence
5 33 (13.25%) Banking
6 32 (12.85%) SQL
6 32 (12.85%) Windows
7 30 (12.05%) MS Office
7 30 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (11.65%) Microsoft
9 27 (10.84%) MS Excel
10 24 (9.64%) SQL Server
10 24 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (9.24%) Risk Management
12 22 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (8.84%) Degree
13 21 (8.43%) ITIL
14 20 (8.03%) Business Analysis
15 17 (6.83%) Document Management
15 17 (6.83%) CRM
16 16 (6.43%) PRINCE2
16 16 (6.43%) Management Information System
16 16 (6.43%) Windows 7
17 15 (6.02%) MS Visio
18 14 (5.62%) .NET
18 14 (5.62%) Information Security
18 14 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 13 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
20 12 (4.82%) JavaScript
20 12 (4.82%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 10 (4.02%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.41%) IIS
3 5 (2.01%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (2.01%) WorkSite
4 3 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.20%) Lync
5 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.80%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.80%) Drupal
5 2 (0.80%) CMS
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (0.40%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.40%) Confluence
Applications
1 30 (12.05%) MS Office
2 27 (10.84%) MS Excel
3 15 (6.02%) MS Visio
4 10 (4.02%) MS Project
5 9 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (2.01%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.80%) InDesign
8 1 (0.40%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.40%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.01%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.80%) assyst
2 2 (0.80%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.40%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.40%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.40%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.80%) Taleo
1 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.40%) Force.com
2 1 (0.40%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
2 1 (0.40%) PaaS
2 1 (0.40%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.41%) Firewall
2 4 (1.61%) Network Security
2 4 (1.61%) DNS
3 3 (1.20%) SAN
3 3 (1.20%) Internet
3 3 (1.20%) DHCP
3 3 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (1.20%) LTE
4 2 (0.80%) Intranet
4 2 (0.80%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.80%) VPN
4 2 (0.80%) LAN
4 2 (0.80%) WAN
5 1 (0.40%) Extranet
5 1 (0.40%) MPLS
5 1 (0.40%) DMZ
5 1 (0.40%) NAS
5 1 (0.40%) Junos
5 1 (0.40%) VLAN
5 1 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (4.02%) QlikView
6 9 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (2.41%) MySQL
9 5 (2.01%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.01%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (2.01%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.61%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.61%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.20%) Big Data
11 3 (1.20%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.80%) Oracle ODI
13 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.40%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 5 (2.01%) JIRA
2 4 (1.61%) Subversion
2 4 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.80%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.80%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.40%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.40%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.40%) NUnit
4 1 (0.40%) Maven
4 1 (0.40%) Selenium
4 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.40%) Ant
4 1 (0.40%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.40%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
General
1 76 (30.52%) Finance
2 58 (23.29%) Law
3 33 (13.25%) Banking
4 10 (4.02%) Front Office
5 9 (3.61%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.21%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.81%) Retail
7 7 (2.81%) Marketing
8 5 (2.01%) Advertising
8 5 (2.01%) Back Office
9 4 (1.61%) Publishing
10 2 (0.80%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.80%) Billing
11 1 (0.40%) Local Government
11 1 (0.40%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.40%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 93 (37.35%) Analyst
2 43 (17.27%) Business Analyst
3 41 (16.47%) Developer
4 30 (12.05%) Project Manager
5 14 (5.62%) Support Analyst
6 9 (3.61%) Consultant
6 9 (3.61%) Desktop Support
6 9 (3.61%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (3.21%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 8 (3.21%) Trainer
7 8 (3.21%) IT Trainer
7 8 (3.21%) Desktop Analyst
8 7 (2.81%) Information Analyst
8 7 (2.81%) Architect
8 7 (2.81%) Help Desk Analyst
8 7 (2.81%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (2.81%) Security Analyst
8 7 (2.81%) Service Analyst
9 6 (2.41%) .NET Developer
9 6 (2.41%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.62%) .NET
2 11 (4.42%) HTML
2 11 (4.42%) CSS
3 7 (2.81%) jQuery
4 5 (2.01%) Visualforce
4 5 (2.01%) Web Services
5 4 (1.61%) SOAP
5 4 (1.61%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.20%) XML
6 3 (1.20%) RESTful
6 3 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.20%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.20%) MDX
6 3 (1.20%) WCF
6 3 (1.20%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (0.80%) CSS3
7 2 (0.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (0.80%) WPF
7 2 (0.80%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.43%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.21%) Derivative
3 8 (3.21%) Open Source
4 6 (2.41%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.01%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.61%) User Experience
6 4 (1.61%) NHS
7 3 (1.20%) Wiki
7 3 (1.20%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.80%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.80%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.80%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (0.80%) SecurID
8 2 (0.80%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (0.80%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.80%) Replication
8 2 (0.80%) CESG
8 2 (0.80%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 32 (12.85%) Windows
2 16 (6.43%) Windows 7
3 11 (4.42%) Windows XP
4 7 (2.81%) Linux
4 7 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.61%) UNIX
7 3 (1.20%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.40%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (17.27%) Project Management
2 34 (13.65%) Business Intelligence
3 30 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (9.24%) Risk Management
5 22 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (8.43%) ITIL
7 20 (8.03%) Business Analysis
8 17 (6.83%) Document Management
8 17 (6.83%) CRM
9 16 (6.43%) PRINCE2
10 14 (5.62%) Information Security
11 12 (4.82%) Validation
12 10 (4.02%) ETL
12 10 (4.02%) Data Modelling
12 10 (4.02%) Change Management
13 9 (3.61%) Migration
13 9 (3.61%) Asset Management
13 9 (3.61%) Data Protection
13 9 (3.61%) Analytics
14 8 (3.21%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 32 (12.85%) SQL
2 12 (4.82%) JavaScript
3 10 (4.02%) C#
4 6 (2.41%) C
4 6 (2.41%) Java
5 5 (2.01%) PL/SQL
5 5 (2.01%) Apex Code
6 4 (1.61%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.20%) C++
8 2 (0.80%) VBScript
8 2 (0.80%) VB
8 2 (0.80%) VBA
8 2 (0.80%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.80%) PHP
9 1 (0.40%) R
9 1 (0.40%) Python
9 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (8.84%) Degree
2 11 (4.42%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.61%) CISSP
4 6 (2.41%) CISM
4 6 (2.41%) GIAC
4 6 (2.41%) MOS
5 5 (2.01%) CRISC
5 5 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.61%) CISA
6 4 (1.61%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.20%) VCP4
7 3 (1.20%) CBAP
7 3 (1.20%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (1.20%) MCITP
7 3 (1.20%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.20%) ISEB
7 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.80%) CNA
8 2 (0.80%) Novell Certification
8 2 (0.80%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (0.80%) PCI DSS
1 2 (0.80%) EMIR
1 2 (0.80%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.40%) CRD IV
2 1 (0.40%) COSO
2 1 (0.40%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.40%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) Basel II
2 1 (0.40%) GAAP
System Software
1 12 (4.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.20%) NFS
3 3 (1.20%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.80%) vSphere
4 2 (0.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (0.80%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.80%) XenApp
5 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.40%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.01%) Puppet
2 4 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.61%) SCCM
3 3 (1.20%) SCOM
4 2 (0.80%) Control-M
4 2 (0.80%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (11.65%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.82%) VMware
3 9 (3.61%) Oracle
4 6 (2.41%) Business Objects
5 5 (2.01%) Adobe
5 5 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.61%) Citrix
6 4 (1.61%) Interwoven
7 3 (1.20%) SAP
7 3 (1.20%) Cognos
7 3 (1.20%) Amdocs
7 3 (1.20%) Google
8 2 (0.80%) Tableau
8 2 (0.80%) Symantec
8 2 (0.80%) Websense
8 2 (0.80%) Open Text
8 2 (0.80%) Blue Coat
8 2 (0.80%) Cisco
8 2 (0.80%) Ariba
8 2 (0.80%) NetApp
City, London
JM
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £445 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 17 days ago