The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Law over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Law
Rank 36 82 72
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -10
Contract jobs citing Law 61 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.28% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the General category 7.77% 0.27% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Average daily rate £400 - £190
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £425 £358
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +18.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -21.42%
Law
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

General Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
785 752 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 55.09% 55.87% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 382 255
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £536 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.21% +15.55%

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Law Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Law
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Law across the Edinburgh region.

Law Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Law
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Law across the Edinburgh region.

Law Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Law 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 Law.

1 57 (76.00%) Data Centre
2 53 (70.67%) Finance
3 25 (33.33%) Migration
4 24 (32.00%) Unix
5 18 (24.00%) Banking
6 16 (21.33%) Clustering
6 16 (21.33%) Solaris
6 16 (21.33%) Veritas
7 14 (18.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (18.67%) Retail
7 14 (18.67%) Retail Banking
7 14 (18.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 14 (18.67%) Veritas File System
7 14 (18.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 11 (14.67%) Middleware
9 8 (10.67%) SOA
10 6 (8.00%) Release Management
10 6 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (8.00%) Regression Testing
10 6 (8.00%) Active Directory
10 6 (8.00%) Linux
10 6 (8.00%) IBM
10 6 (8.00%) DevOps
10 6 (8.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 6 (8.00%) System Integration Testing
11 5 (6.67%) SLA
11 5 (6.67%) Windows
11 5 (6.67%) Web Services
11 5 (6.67%) ClearTrust
12 4 (5.33%) Software Testing

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Law 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 Law. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.33%) Apache
1 4 (5.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.67%) CICS
2 2 (2.67%) Confluence
2 2 (2.67%) IIS
2 2 (2.67%) nginx
2 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) DHCP
1 2 (2.67%) DNS
1 2 (2.67%) FTP
1 2 (2.67%) HTTP
1 2 (2.67%) IPsec
1 2 (2.67%) SSL
1 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) Big Data
1 3 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.67%) DB2
2 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) JIRA
General
1 53 (70.67%) Finance
2 18 (24.00%) Banking
3 14 (18.67%) Retail
3 14 (18.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (24.00%) Consultant
2 13 (17.33%) Project Manager
3 10 (13.33%) Analyst
4 9 (12.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 8 (10.67%) Administrator
5 8 (10.67%) IT Manager
5 8 (10.67%) Solaris Consultant
5 8 (10.67%) Unix Consultant
6 7 (9.33%) IT Project Manager
6 7 (9.33%) Solaris Administrator
6 7 (9.33%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (9.33%) Unix Administrator
7 6 (8.00%) Environment Manager
7 6 (8.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 6 (8.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.67%) Architect
8 5 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
8 5 (6.67%) Security Consultant
9 4 (5.33%) Middleware Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.67%) Middleware
2 5 (6.67%) Web Services
3 2 (2.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 57 (76.00%) Data Centre
2 16 (21.33%) Clustering
3 3 (4.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.00%) PKI
3 3 (4.00%) Replication
4 2 (2.67%) iSeries
4 2 (2.67%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.67%) Tandem
5 1 (1.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.00%) Unix
2 16 (21.33%) Solaris
3 6 (8.00%) Linux
4 5 (6.67%) Windows
5 4 (5.33%) zOS
6 2 (2.67%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.33%) Migration
2 14 (18.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (10.67%) SOA
4 6 (8.00%) DevOps
4 6 (8.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 6 (8.00%) Regression Testing
4 6 (8.00%) Release Management
4 6 (8.00%) System Integration Testing
4 6 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (5.33%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.33%) Software Testing
6 3 (4.00%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (4.00%) Use Case
7 2 (2.67%) Automated Testing
7 2 (2.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (2.67%) ETL
7 2 (2.67%) High Availability
7 2 (2.67%) Kanban
7 2 (2.67%) SIEM
7 2 (2.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.67%) Java
1 2 (2.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) QA
3 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (18.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 14 (18.67%) Veritas File System
1 14 (18.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 6 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.67%) ClearTrust
4 4 (5.33%) Docker
5 3 (4.00%) RACF
6 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (2.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (21.33%) Veritas
2 6 (8.00%) IBM
3 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.00%) CA
5 2 (2.67%) Adobe
5 2 (2.67%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.67%) Informatica
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle
5 2 (2.67%) Pega
5 2 (2.67%) Splunk
5 2 (2.67%) VMware
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco
6 1 (1.33%) IronPort