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 28 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 91 73 94
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +21
Contract jobs citing Legal 99 148 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.00% 2.47% 1.93%
As % of the General category 3.82% 4.41% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 110 71
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £192 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £104.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -83.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+26.47% +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
2594 3353 3268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.32% 56.07% 56.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2013 2530 2539
Average daily rate £475 £500 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 49 49
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.30 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.45 £42.50 £52.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 81 (29.78%) Finance
2 60 (22.06%) Law
3 43 (15.81%) Windows
3 43 (15.81%) Project Management
4 39 (14.34%) Microsoft
5 37 (13.60%) MS Office
6 34 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (11.76%) Banking
7 32 (11.76%) MS Excel
8 31 (11.40%) SQL
9 26 (9.56%) Risk Management
10 25 (9.19%) SQL Server
10 25 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (8.09%) Business Analysis
12 21 (7.72%) Degree
12 21 (7.72%) Windows 7
12 21 (7.72%) Active Directory
13 19 (6.99%) ITIL
14 18 (6.62%) CRM
14 18 (6.62%) VMware
15 16 (5.88%) Information Security
15 16 (5.88%) Management Information System
16 15 (5.51%) Validation
16 15 (5.51%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (5.51%) MS Visio
16 15 (5.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 15 (5.51%) Document Management
17 14 (5.15%) MS PowerPoint
18 13 (4.78%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (3.68%) SharePoint
1 10 (3.68%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.31%) WorkSite
3 7 (2.57%) IIS
4 5 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.47%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 4 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.10%) Lync
7 2 (0.74%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (0.74%) Drupal
7 2 (0.74%) CMS
8 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.37%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.37%) Apache
8 1 (0.37%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.37%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 37 (13.60%) MS Office
2 32 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 15 (5.51%) MS Visio
4 14 (5.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (4.41%) MS Project
6 9 (3.31%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.74%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.74%) InDesign
8 1 (0.37%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.37%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.84%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.74%) assyst
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.37%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.37%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.37%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.37%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.74%) Taleo
1 2 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.37%) Force.com
2 1 (0.37%) SoftLayer
2 1 (0.37%) SaaS
2 1 (0.37%) PaaS
2 1 (0.37%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.68%) Firewall
2 7 (2.57%) SAN
3 6 (2.21%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (2.21%) Network Security
3 6 (2.21%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.84%) DNS
4 5 (1.84%) Intranet
5 3 (1.10%) LAN
5 3 (1.10%) Internet
5 3 (1.10%) DHCP
5 3 (1.10%) LTE
6 2 (0.74%) VPN
6 2 (0.74%) WAN
7 1 (0.37%) Broadband
7 1 (0.37%) WLAN
7 1 (0.37%) Extranet
7 1 (0.37%) DMZ
7 1 (0.37%) MPLS
7 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.19%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (4.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (4.04%) QlikView
6 9 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.84%) MySQL
8 5 (1.84%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.10%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.10%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.10%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.10%) Big Data
11 2 (0.74%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.74%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.74%) Oracle ODI
12 1 (0.37%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.10%) JIRA
3 2 (0.74%) Subversion
3 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.37%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.37%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.37%) Selenium
4 1 (0.37%) NUnit
4 1 (0.37%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.37%) SpecFlow
General
1 81 (29.78%) Finance
2 60 (22.06%) Law
3 32 (11.76%) Banking
4 11 (4.04%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.68%) Front Office
6 8 (2.94%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.57%) Retail
8 6 (2.21%) Back Office
9 5 (1.84%) Publishing
9 5 (1.84%) Marketing
10 4 (1.47%) Games
11 3 (1.10%) Advertising
12 2 (0.74%) Billing
12 2 (0.74%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.74%) French Language
12 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.37%) Automotive
13 1 (0.37%) Local Government
13 1 (0.37%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (37.50%) Analyst
2 43 (15.81%) Developer
3 41 (15.07%) Business Analyst
4 29 (10.66%) Project Manager
5 18 (6.62%) Support Analyst
6 13 (4.78%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (4.04%) Service Desk Analyst
7 11 (4.04%) Service Analyst
8 10 (3.68%) Consultant
8 10 (3.68%) Trainer
9 9 (3.31%) Help Desk Analyst
10 8 (2.94%) Agile Business Analyst
10 8 (2.94%) IT Trainer
10 8 (2.94%) Information Analyst
11 7 (2.57%) Business Developer
11 7 (2.57%) Architect
11 7 (2.57%) Security Analyst
11 7 (2.57%) Information Security Analyst
12 6 (2.21%) QlikView Developer
12 6 (2.21%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.78%) CSS
1 13 (4.78%) .NET
1 13 (4.78%) HTML
2 9 (3.31%) jQuery
3 5 (1.84%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.84%) Visualforce
4 4 (1.47%) Web Services
5 3 (1.10%) SOAP
5 3 (1.10%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.10%) HTML5
5 3 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.74%) CSS3
6 2 (0.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (0.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.74%) Ajax
6 2 (0.74%) WCF
6 2 (0.74%) WPF
6 2 (0.74%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.74%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.57%) Blackberry
3 7 (2.57%) Derivative
3 7 (2.57%) Open Source
4 5 (1.84%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.47%) User Experience
5 4 (1.47%) NHS
6 3 (1.10%) Learning Management System
6 3 (1.10%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.10%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.74%) SWIFT
7 2 (0.74%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (0.74%) CESG
7 2 (0.74%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.74%) Video Editing
7 2 (0.74%) SecurID
7 2 (0.74%) Wiki
7 2 (0.74%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (0.74%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 43 (15.81%) Windows
2 21 (7.72%) Windows 7
3 12 (4.41%) Windows XP
4 9 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.57%) Linux
6 6 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.21%) UNIX
7 4 (1.47%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.37%) Solaris
9 1 (0.37%) CentOS
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (15.81%) Project Management
2 34 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (9.56%) Risk Management
4 22 (8.09%) Business Analysis
5 19 (6.99%) ITIL
6 18 (6.62%) CRM
7 16 (5.88%) Information Security
8 15 (5.51%) Validation
8 15 (5.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (5.51%) Document Management
9 13 (4.78%) Data Modelling
9 13 (4.78%) ETL
10 12 (4.41%) PRINCE2
11 10 (3.68%) Change Management
12 9 (3.31%) Migration
12 9 (3.31%) Data Protection
12 9 (3.31%) Asset Management
13 8 (2.94%) Requirements Management
13 8 (2.94%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 31 (11.40%) SQL
2 13 (4.78%) JavaScript
3 11 (4.04%) C#
4 6 (2.21%) C
4 6 (2.21%) T-SQL
5 5 (1.84%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.84%) Java
5 5 (1.84%) Apex Code
6 3 (1.10%) C++
7 2 (0.74%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.74%) PHP
7 2 (0.74%) VBA
7 2 (0.74%) VBScript
8 1 (0.37%) VB
8 1 (0.37%) Perl
8 1 (0.37%) Python
8 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (7.72%) Degree
2 11 (4.04%) CISSP
3 10 (3.68%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.94%) GIAC
5 7 (2.57%) MOS
6 5 (1.84%) CNA
6 5 (1.84%) Novell Certification
6 5 (1.84%) CISA
6 5 (1.84%) CISM
6 5 (1.84%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (1.47%) CRISC
7 4 (1.47%) GCIA
7 4 (1.47%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.10%) CBAP
9 2 (0.74%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.74%) MCITP
9 2 (0.74%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.74%) ISEB
9 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.10%) PCI DSS
1 3 (1.10%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (0.74%) EMIR
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.37%) Basel II
3 1 (0.37%) GAAP
3 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.37%) CRD IV
System Software
1 21 (7.72%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.10%) NFS
3 3 (1.10%) XenDesktop
3 3 (1.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (0.74%) vSphere
4 2 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (0.74%) XenApp
4 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.37%) Novell eDirectory
5 1 (0.37%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (1.84%) SCCM
2 4 (1.47%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (1.10%) SCOM
3 3 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.10%) Puppet
4 2 (0.74%) EdgeSight
4 2 (0.74%) Control-M
5 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 39 (14.34%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.62%) VMware
3 9 (3.31%) Oracle
4 7 (2.57%) Business Objects
5 6 (2.21%) Adobe
6 5 (1.84%) Interwoven
6 5 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.84%) Symantec
7 4 (1.47%) IXOS
7 4 (1.47%) SAP
8 3 (1.10%) Cognos
8 3 (1.10%) CommVault
8 3 (1.10%) Citrix
8 3 (1.10%) Cisco
8 3 (1.10%) EMC
8 3 (1.10%) Amdocs
9 2 (0.74%) LexisNexis
9 2 (0.74%) Blue Coat
9 2 (0.74%) Google
9 2 (0.74%) Open Text
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Posted: Yesterday
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Streamline Connections
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Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Streamline Connections
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Streamline Connections
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Venturi
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Real Staffing
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Interquest - Sand Resources
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Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per annum
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