The first 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 76 79 105
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +26
Contract jobs citing Legal 147 160 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.53% 2.26% 1.72%
As % of the General category 4.99% 3.88% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 112 73
Average daily rate
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£381 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £240 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £598 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -11.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £18.90 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £22.20 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+93.75% -5.88%
General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2948 4124 4681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.80% 58.20% 59.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2214 3099 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 28 76 62
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.93 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.03% -0.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £48.00 £48.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
Legal
London

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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.

1 109 (35.39%) Finance
2 68 (22.08%) Windows
3 63 (20.45%) Banking
4 62 (20.13%) Law
5 54 (17.53%) MS Office
6 50 (16.23%) Project Management
7 48 (15.58%) Microsoft
8 46 (14.94%) Investment Banking
9 45 (14.61%) SQL
10 43 (13.96%) Degree
11 39 (12.66%) MS Excel
12 37 (12.01%) Document Management
12 37 (12.01%) Windows 7
13 32 (10.39%) ITIL
14 29 (9.42%) Data Modelling
14 29 (9.42%) User Acceptance Testing
15 26 (8.44%) Windows XP
15 26 (8.44%) PRINCE2
15 26 (8.44%) Citrix
16 24 (7.79%) Active Directory
17 21 (6.82%) Blackberry
17 21 (6.82%) SQL Server
17 21 (6.82%) HTML
18 20 (6.49%) UML
19 19 (6.17%) Credit Risk
20 18 (5.84%) Release Management
20 18 (5.84%) .NET
20 18 (5.84%) BPR
20 18 (5.84%) Change Control
21 17 (5.52%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.25%) WorkSite
3 9 (2.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (1.95%) IBM Notes
5 5 (1.62%) CMS
5 5 (1.62%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.65%) IIS
9 1 (0.32%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.32%) Drupal
9 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.32%) WordPress
9 1 (0.32%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 54 (17.53%) MS Office
2 39 (12.66%) MS Excel
3 15 (4.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (3.25%) MS Project
5 6 (1.95%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.97%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.32%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.97%) SAP PM
1 3 (0.97%) SAP QM
2 2 (0.65%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.65%) Loan IQ
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.32%) Endur
3 1 (0.32%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.32%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.32%) Siebel Analytics
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.32%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.65%) SaaS
2 2 (0.65%) PaaS
2 2 (0.65%) IaaS
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.95%) Intranet
2 4 (1.30%) LAN
2 4 (1.30%) SAN
2 4 (1.30%) Firewall
3 3 (0.97%) VPN
4 2 (0.65%) WAN
4 2 (0.65%) CTI
5 1 (0.32%) Wireless
5 1 (0.32%) Internet
5 1 (0.32%) WLAN
5 1 (0.32%) DHCP
5 1 (0.32%) FTP
5 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.32%) DNS
5 1 (0.32%) NAS
5 1 (0.32%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.32%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.62%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.30%) MS Access
10 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.97%) SQLPlus
11 2 (0.65%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.65%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.65%) QlikView
12 1 (0.32%) SAP BW
12 1 (0.32%) DataStage
12 1 (0.32%) EDRMS
12 1 (0.32%) DB2
12 1 (0.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (2.27%) Eclipse
2 5 (1.62%) Selenium
3 4 (1.30%) FitNesse
3 4 (1.30%) WebDriver
3 4 (1.30%) Xcode
4 3 (0.97%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.97%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.97%) PhoneGap
5 2 (0.65%) JIRA
6 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.32%) Subversion
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.32%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.32%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.32%) QUnit
6 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
General
1 109 (35.39%) Finance
2 63 (20.45%) Banking
3 62 (20.13%) Law
4 46 (14.94%) Investment Banking
5 14 (4.55%) Front Office
6 13 (4.22%) Marketing
7 9 (2.92%) Back Office
8 6 (1.95%) Retail
8 6 (1.95%) French Language
9 4 (1.30%) Billing
9 4 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.30%) Advertising
9 4 (1.30%) Publishing
10 3 (0.97%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.97%) Games
11 2 (0.65%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.65%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.65%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.32%) German Language
12 1 (0.32%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 120 (38.96%) Analyst
2 53 (17.21%) Developer
3 47 (15.26%) Business Analyst
4 29 (9.42%) Service Analyst
5 28 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
6 27 (8.77%) Legal Analyst
7 25 (8.12%) Project Manager
8 18 (5.84%) IT Business Analyst
9 17 (5.52%) Risk Analyst
10 16 (5.19%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
10 16 (5.19%) Credit Analyst
10 16 (5.19%) Credit Risk Analyst
11 14 (4.55%) Support Analyst
12 12 (3.90%) Trainer
13 11 (3.57%) IT Trainer
14 9 (2.92%) Consultant
14 9 (2.92%) Help Desk Analyst
14 9 (2.92%) iOS Developer
15 8 (2.60%) Architect
15 8 (2.60%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.82%) HTML
2 18 (5.84%) .NET
3 15 (4.87%) CSS
3 15 (4.87%) jQuery
4 9 (2.92%) Cocoa
4 9 (2.92%) ASP.NET
5 7 (2.27%) iOS SDK
6 6 (1.95%) Android SDK
6 6 (1.95%) Web Services
7 5 (1.62%) Ajax
7 5 (1.62%) AngularJS
7 5 (1.62%) Backbone.js
7 5 (1.62%) HTML5
8 4 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.97%) BAPI
9 3 (0.97%) XML
9 3 (0.97%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.97%) REST
10 2 (0.65%) CSS3
10 2 (0.65%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.82%) Blackberry
2 19 (6.17%) Credit Risk
3 16 (5.19%) Mobile App
4 15 (4.87%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.57%) Derivative
6 10 (3.25%) Equities
7 9 (2.92%) E-Learning
7 9 (2.92%) Handset
8 7 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (2.27%) iPhone
8 7 (2.27%) iPad
9 6 (1.95%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.30%) Social Media
10 4 (1.30%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (1.30%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (0.97%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.97%) PMI
11 3 (0.97%) CMDB
11 3 (0.97%) Copywriting
11 3 (0.97%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 68 (22.08%) Windows
2 37 (12.01%) Windows 7
3 26 (8.44%) Windows XP
4 13 (4.22%) Apple iOS
5 11 (3.57%) Android
6 10 (3.25%) UNIX
7 8 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.27%) Linux
9 6 (1.95%) Solaris
10 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.65%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.32%) AIX
11 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (16.23%) Project Management
2 37 (12.01%) Document Management
3 32 (10.39%) ITIL
4 29 (9.42%) Data Modelling
4 29 (9.42%) User Acceptance Testing
5 26 (8.44%) PRINCE2
6 20 (6.49%) UML
7 18 (5.84%) Release Management
7 18 (5.84%) BPR
7 18 (5.84%) Change Control
8 17 (5.52%) Migration
8 17 (5.52%) Systems Analysis
9 15 (4.87%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (4.87%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (4.55%) Business Analysis
11 12 (3.90%) Change Management
12 11 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (3.57%) Data Management
12 11 (3.57%) Data Analysis
12 11 (3.57%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (14.61%) SQL
2 16 (5.19%) JavaScript
3 14 (4.55%) Java
4 13 (4.22%) C#
5 9 (2.92%) Objective-C
5 9 (2.92%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.30%) C++
6 4 (1.30%) C
6 4 (1.30%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.97%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.65%) Scala
8 2 (0.65%) Perl
8 2 (0.65%) PHP
9 1 (0.32%) VB
9 1 (0.32%) C-shell
9 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 43 (13.96%) Degree
2 12 (3.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (3.25%) MOS
3 10 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (2.92%) PMP
4 9 (2.92%) PMI Certification
5 7 (2.27%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.97%) CISSP
7 3 (0.97%) MCSE
7 3 (0.97%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.65%) MCITP
8 2 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.32%) CIMA
9 1 (0.32%) CISA
9 1 (0.32%) CISM
9 1 (0.32%) ACCA
9 1 (0.32%) MCSA
9 1 (0.32%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.22%) QA
2 7 (2.27%) SLA
3 4 (1.30%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.97%) EMIR
5 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.32%) GAAP
5 1 (0.32%) COBIT
5 1 (0.32%) MiFID
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.32%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.32%) FATCA
System Software
1 24 (7.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.62%) XenDesktop
2 5 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.97%) vSphere
3 3 (0.97%) XenApp
4 2 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.32%) XenServer
5 1 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.32%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.65%) SCCM
3 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (0.32%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 48 (15.58%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.44%) Citrix
3 12 (3.90%) HP
4 11 (3.57%) Oracle
5 10 (3.25%) VMware
6 8 (2.60%) SAP
7 6 (1.95%) Lotus
8 4 (1.30%) Business Objects
9 3 (0.97%) Murex
9 3 (0.97%) EMC
9 3 (0.97%) Cisco
9 3 (0.97%) NetApp
10 2 (0.65%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.65%) ION Trading
10 2 (0.65%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.65%) Triple Point
10 2 (0.65%) Tradeweb
10 2 (0.65%) Sybase
10 2 (0.65%) Veritas
10 2 (0.65%) Bloomberg
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ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Streamline Connections
Rate: £280 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Huxley Associates
Rate: £750 - £850 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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ComputAppoint
Rate: £170 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Venturi
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £140 - £180 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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ComputAppoint
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Streamline Connections
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
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Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
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esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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JS3 Recruitment Ltd
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