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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 69 81 102
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +21
Contract jobs citing Legal 156 178 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.65% 2.42% 1.82%
As % of the General category 5.22% 4.15% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 123 79
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£375 £413 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £206 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 11
Average hourly rate £19.25 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £19.35 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.55 £22.15 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -5.88%
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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
2987 4288 4739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.70% 58.27% 60.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2216 3203 3583
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 63 68
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.93 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.03% +4.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £14.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £54.00 £52.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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

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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

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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 22 August 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 22 August 2014.

Legal Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 96 (31.68%) Finance
2 70 (23.10%) Windows
3 64 (21.12%) Law
4 57 (18.81%) Banking
5 56 (18.48%) MS Office
6 55 (18.15%) Microsoft
7 50 (16.50%) Project Management
8 43 (14.19%) Investment Banking
9 39 (12.87%) MS Excel
10 37 (12.21%) Degree
10 37 (12.21%) Windows 7
11 36 (11.88%) SQL
12 32 (10.56%) Document Management
13 27 (8.91%) ITIL
13 27 (8.91%) Active Directory
14 26 (8.58%) Data Modelling
15 25 (8.25%) Windows XP
15 25 (8.25%) PRINCE2
16 24 (7.92%) User Acceptance Testing
17 21 (6.93%) SQL Server
18 20 (6.60%) Citrix
19 18 (5.94%) Migration
20 17 (5.61%) MS PowerPoint
21 16 (5.28%) UML
22 15 (4.95%) Business Analysis
22 15 (4.95%) Credit Risk
23 14 (4.62%) Release Management
23 14 (4.62%) Systems Analysis
23 14 (4.62%) HTML
23 14 (4.62%) Business Intelligence

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 13 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.96%) WorkSite
3 10 (3.30%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.98%) IBM Notes
5 5 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.32%) CMS
7 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.99%) IIS
7 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.33%) Kentico
9 1 (0.33%) Node.js
9 1 (0.33%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.33%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 56 (18.48%) MS Office
2 39 (12.87%) MS Excel
3 17 (5.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (3.96%) MS Project
5 7 (2.31%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.99%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.99%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.33%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.99%) SAP PM
1 3 (0.99%) SAP QM
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.66%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.33%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.33%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.33%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.33%) Endur
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.33%) Siebel Analytics
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.33%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.66%) SaaS
2 2 (0.66%) PaaS
2 2 (0.66%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.64%) Firewall
2 7 (2.31%) SAN
3 4 (1.32%) LAN
3 4 (1.32%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.32%) Intranet
4 3 (0.99%) VPN
4 3 (0.99%) Network Security
4 3 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.66%) DNS
5 2 (0.66%) DHCP
5 2 (0.66%) WLAN
5 2 (0.66%) CTI
5 2 (0.66%) Wireless
6 1 (0.33%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.33%) Internet
6 1 (0.33%) WAN
6 1 (0.33%) Broadband
6 1 (0.33%) FTP
6 1 (0.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.93%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.98%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.65%) QlikView
7 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (0.99%) SQLPlus
8 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.33%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.33%) DataStage
9 1 (0.33%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.33%) DB2
9 1 (0.33%) MySQL
9 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 6 (1.98%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.32%) Xcode
3 3 (0.99%) WebDriver
3 3 (0.99%) Cucumber
3 3 (0.99%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.99%) Selenium
3 3 (0.99%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.33%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.33%) JIRA
4 1 (0.33%) Subversion
General
1 96 (31.68%) Finance
2 64 (21.12%) Law
3 57 (18.81%) Banking
4 43 (14.19%) Investment Banking
5 14 (4.62%) Front Office
6 12 (3.96%) Marketing
7 8 (2.64%) Back Office
8 6 (1.98%) Retail
8 6 (1.98%) French Language
8 6 (1.98%) Games
9 5 (1.65%) Publishing
10 4 (1.32%) Billing
10 4 (1.32%) Advertising
10 4 (1.32%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.66%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.33%) German Language
13 1 (0.33%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 118 (38.94%) Analyst
2 47 (15.51%) Developer
3 43 (14.19%) Business Analyst
4 27 (8.91%) Project Manager
5 26 (8.58%) Service Analyst
6 25 (8.25%) Service Desk Analyst
7 22 (7.26%) Legal Analyst
8 19 (6.27%) Support Analyst
9 14 (4.62%) IT Business Analyst
10 13 (4.29%) Risk Analyst
11 12 (3.96%) Credit Risk Analyst
11 12 (3.96%) Credit Analyst
11 12 (3.96%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
11 12 (3.96%) Trainer
12 11 (3.63%) Consultant
12 11 (3.63%) Help Desk Analyst
13 10 (3.30%) IT Trainer
14 9 (2.97%) 1st Line Support
15 8 (2.64%) iOS Developer
16 7 (2.31%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.62%) HTML
2 13 (4.29%) jQuery
3 12 (3.96%) .NET
3 12 (3.96%) CSS
4 8 (2.64%) Cocoa
5 6 (1.98%) Ajax
5 6 (1.98%) iOS SDK
6 5 (1.65%) Android SDK
6 5 (1.65%) Web Services
6 5 (1.65%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.99%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (0.99%) HTML5
7 3 (0.99%) Backbone.js
7 3 (0.99%) BAPI
7 3 (0.99%) Middleware
7 3 (0.99%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.66%) Spring
8 2 (0.66%) OAuth
8 2 (0.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.95%) Credit Risk
2 14 (4.62%) Blackberry
2 14 (4.62%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.29%) Mobile App
4 9 (2.97%) E-Learning
5 7 (2.31%) Equities
5 7 (2.31%) Derivative
6 6 (1.98%) iPad
6 6 (1.98%) iPhone
7 5 (1.65%) Handset
8 4 (1.32%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.32%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (0.99%) Social Media
9 3 (0.99%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.99%) PMI
9 3 (0.99%) CMDB
9 3 (0.99%) Copywriting
9 3 (0.99%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (0.99%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 70 (23.10%) Windows
2 37 (12.21%) Windows 7
3 25 (8.25%) Windows XP
4 12 (3.96%) UNIX
4 12 (3.96%) Apple iOS
5 10 (3.30%) Android
5 10 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (3.30%) Linux
6 9 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.98%) Solaris
8 3 (0.99%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.66%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.33%) AIX
10 1 (0.33%) CentOS
10 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (16.50%) Project Management
2 32 (10.56%) Document Management
3 27 (8.91%) ITIL
4 26 (8.58%) Data Modelling
5 25 (8.25%) PRINCE2
6 24 (7.92%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (5.94%) Migration
8 16 (5.28%) UML
9 15 (4.95%) Business Analysis
10 14 (4.62%) Release Management
10 14 (4.62%) Systems Analysis
10 14 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (4.62%) Change Management
10 14 (4.62%) Change Control
11 13 (4.29%) BPR
11 13 (4.29%) Risk Management
11 13 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (3.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (3.30%) Asset Management
13 10 (3.30%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (11.88%) SQL
2 13 (4.29%) Java
3 12 (3.96%) JavaScript
3 12 (3.96%) C#
4 8 (2.64%) T-SQL
4 8 (2.64%) Objective-C
5 5 (1.65%) C
6 4 (1.32%) C++
6 4 (1.32%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.99%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.99%) Perl
8 2 (0.66%) Scala
8 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.33%) VB
9 1 (0.33%) PHP
9 1 (0.33%) Python
9 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (12.21%) Degree
2 11 (3.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 11 (3.63%) MOS
3 9 (2.97%) PMP
3 9 (2.97%) PMI Certification
4 8 (2.64%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.64%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.98%) CISSP
6 3 (0.99%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.99%) CNA
6 3 (0.99%) Novell Certification
6 3 (0.99%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.66%) GCIA
7 2 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.66%) MCSE
7 2 (0.66%) GIAC
7 2 (0.66%) CISA
8 1 (0.33%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.30%) QA
2 5 (1.65%) SLA
3 3 (0.99%) EMIR
3 3 (0.99%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.33%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.33%) FATCA
4 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.33%) GAAP
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) COBIT
4 1 (0.33%) MiFID
System Software
1 27 (8.91%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.65%) XenDesktop
4 4 (1.32%) vSphere
5 2 (0.66%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.66%) XenApp
5 2 (0.66%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (0.66%) UAG
6 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.33%) XenServer
6 1 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.32%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.66%) SCCM
4 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.33%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.33%) Puppet
4 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 55 (18.15%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.60%) Citrix
3 14 (4.62%) VMware
4 12 (3.96%) HP
5 11 (3.63%) Oracle
6 8 (2.64%) SAP
7 6 (1.98%) Lotus
8 5 (1.65%) EMC
8 5 (1.65%) Symantec
8 5 (1.65%) Business Objects
9 4 (1.32%) Cisco
10 3 (0.99%) Adobe
10 3 (0.99%) NetApp
10 3 (0.99%) IXOS
11 2 (0.66%) ION Trading
11 2 (0.66%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.66%) Tradeweb
11 2 (0.66%) Triple Point
11 2 (0.66%) ProCurve
11 2 (0.66%) Charles River
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