The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Law over the 3 months to 23 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 England 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 309 276 229
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -47
Contract jobs citing Law 286 310 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.67% 0.81%
As % of the General category 1.52% 1.55% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 176 245
Average daily rate
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£370 £278 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -30.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £200 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £278 £373
% change year-on-year
+60.36% -25.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 29
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -37.25%
General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
18850 20032 23519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.79% 43.11% 44.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11959 12606 14339
Average daily rate £438 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 582 685
Average hourly rate £20.59 £22.54 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.65% -9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.01 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £43.00 £49.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Law
UK

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Law Jobs Demand Trend in England

Law
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Law Daily Rate Trend in England

Law
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Law across the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Law Daily Rate Histogram in England

Law
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Law Hourly Rate Trend in England

Law
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -18 214 £350 +27.27% 139
South East +4 31 £450 +38.46% 15
East of England -6 27 £450 -45.45% 2
West Midlands -14 7 £363 +16.00% 7
South West -31 5 £145 -45.28% 6
Yorkshire 0 2 £419 +42.55% 7
North West -8 1 £475 +66.66% 7
East Midlands - 1 - - 8
Midlands - - - -
Law
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Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 310 (49.68%) Legal
2 202 (32.37%) Windows
3 180 (28.85%) MS Office
4 168 (26.92%) Finance
5 139 (22.28%) Microsoft
6 131 (20.99%) Windows 7
7 129 (20.67%) MS Excel
8 113 (18.11%) Active Directory
9 104 (16.67%) ITIL
10 99 (15.87%) Document Management
11 95 (15.22%) Citrix
12 82 (13.14%) Project Management
13 80 (12.82%) Blackberry
14 65 (10.42%) Banking
15 59 (9.46%) SQL
16 53 (8.49%) PRINCE2
17 50 (8.01%) Degree
18 48 (7.69%) Windows XP
19 43 (6.89%) WorkSite
20 42 (6.73%) Telecoms
21 41 (6.57%) MS Exchange
21 41 (6.57%) .NET
21 41 (6.57%) Incident Management
21 41 (6.57%) Windows Server 2008
22 40 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
23 39 (6.25%) C#
24 35 (5.61%) SharePoint
25 33 (5.29%) SQL Server
25 33 (5.29%) ITIL Certification
25 33 (5.29%) Business Analysis

Law
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 43 (6.89%) WorkSite
2 41 (6.57%) MS Exchange
3 35 (5.61%) SharePoint
4 30 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (4.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 18 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (2.72%) SharePoint 2010
7 17 (2.72%) Lync
8 11 (1.76%) CMS
9 9 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (1.12%) IIS
11 4 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.64%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.16%) Drupal
12 1 (0.16%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.16%) Apache
12 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.16%) SAS
12 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 180 (28.85%) MS Office
2 129 (20.67%) MS Excel
3 30 (4.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (4.01%) MS Visio
5 23 (3.69%) MS Project
6 6 (0.96%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.96%) Adobe Captivate
7 4 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.48%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.16%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (0.80%) WebTrends
1 5 (0.80%) assyst
2 4 (0.64%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.32%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.32%) SaaS
1 2 (0.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.88%) Intranet
2 15 (2.40%) Internet
3 14 (2.24%) TCP/IP
3 14 (2.24%) DNS
4 13 (2.08%) Firewall
4 13 (2.08%) Unified Communications
5 11 (1.76%) DHCP
6 9 (1.44%) SAN
6 9 (1.44%) NetScaler
7 8 (1.28%) VPN
7 8 (1.28%) WAN
8 7 (1.12%) BGP
8 7 (1.12%) Network Security
9 6 (0.96%) IP Telephony
9 6 (0.96%) LAN
10 5 (0.80%) VoIP
10 5 (0.80%) OSPF
10 5 (0.80%) Wireless
11 4 (0.64%) PBX
11 4 (0.64%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (0.96%) Relational Database
3 4 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.32%) DTS
5 2 (0.32%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.32%) Big Data
5 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.16%) QlikView
6 1 (0.16%) MS Access
6 1 (0.16%) IDOL
6 1 (0.16%) Text Mining
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.80%) MSI
1 5 (0.80%) Visual Studio
1 5 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.48%) Axure RP
2 3 (0.48%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (0.32%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.32%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.16%) FxCop
4 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.16%) Ant
4 1 (0.16%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.16%) NUnit
4 1 (0.16%) Subversion
General
1 310 (49.68%) Legal
2 168 (26.92%) Finance
3 65 (10.42%) Banking
4 42 (6.73%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.88%) Publishing
6 16 (2.56%) Retail
7 15 (2.40%) Marketing
8 13 (2.08%) Advertising
9 4 (0.64%) Billing
10 3 (0.48%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.32%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.32%) Automotive
11 2 (0.32%) Front Office
11 2 (0.32%) Back Office
11 2 (0.32%) Electronics
12 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 236 (37.82%) Analyst
2 83 (13.30%) Service Analyst
3 79 (12.66%) Service Desk Analyst
4 66 (10.58%) Support Analyst
5 63 (10.10%) Business Analyst
6 54 (8.65%) Project Manager
7 46 (7.37%) Help Desk Analyst
8 41 (6.57%) Developer
9 34 (5.45%) Trainer
10 30 (4.81%) IT Trainer
11 29 (4.65%) Architect
12 23 (3.69%) 2nd Line Support
13 21 (3.37%) Desktop Support
14 20 (3.21%) Consultant
15 18 (2.88%) Technical Analyst
16 17 (2.72%) Help Desk Support
17 16 (2.56%) Desktop Analyst
17 16 (2.56%) 1st Line Support
17 16 (2.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
18 15 (2.40%) Procurement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (6.57%) .NET
2 18 (2.88%) XML
3 16 (2.56%) HTML
4 11 (1.76%) ASP.NET
5 10 (1.60%) Web Services
6 9 (1.44%) CSS
7 7 (1.12%) jQuery
7 7 (1.12%) HTML5
8 6 (0.96%) XSLT
9 5 (0.80%) WCF
9 5 (0.80%) WPF
10 3 (0.48%) Application Packaging
10 3 (0.48%) XHTML
11 2 (0.32%) Middleware
11 2 (0.32%) WinForms
11 2 (0.32%) SOAP
11 2 (0.32%) MDX
11 2 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (0.32%) Ninject
11 2 (0.32%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 80 (12.82%) Blackberry
2 21 (3.37%) Management Information System
3 19 (3.04%) Handset
4 17 (2.72%) E-Learning
5 12 (1.92%) Open Source
6 11 (1.76%) PMI
7 9 (1.44%) Replication
8 8 (1.28%) CESG
9 5 (0.80%) iPhone
9 5 (0.80%) RMADS
9 5 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.64%) iPad
10 4 (0.64%) Statistics
10 4 (0.64%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (0.48%) Clustering
12 2 (0.32%) Freedom of Information
12 2 (0.32%) IPTV
12 2 (0.32%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.32%) Social Media
12 2 (0.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 202 (32.37%) Windows
2 131 (20.99%) Windows 7
3 48 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 41 (6.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.96%) Windows 8
7 6 (0.96%) UNIX
8 5 (0.80%) Linux
9 3 (0.48%) Android
10 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.32%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.32%) MVS
10 2 (0.32%) VME
10 2 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (16.67%) ITIL
2 99 (15.87%) Document Management
3 82 (13.14%) Project Management
4 53 (8.49%) PRINCE2
5 41 (6.57%) Incident Management
6 40 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 33 (5.29%) Business Analysis
8 31 (4.97%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (4.17%) CRM
10 25 (4.01%) Risk Management
11 24 (3.85%) UML
12 20 (3.21%) Practice Management
13 19 (3.04%) Migration
14 18 (2.88%) Service Delivery
15 17 (2.72%) Change Management
16 16 (2.56%) Service Management
16 16 (2.56%) TDD
16 16 (2.56%) Data Analysis
16 16 (2.56%) Data Protection
17 15 (2.40%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 59 (9.46%) SQL
2 39 (6.25%) C#
3 13 (2.08%) Java
4 11 (1.76%) JavaScript
4 11 (1.76%) Python
5 10 (1.60%) C++
6 9 (1.44%) Ruby
7 7 (1.12%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.12%) VB
8 4 (0.64%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.64%) VBA
9 2 (0.32%) C
9 2 (0.32%) VBScript
10 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.16%) Perl
10 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.16%) Scala
10 1 (0.16%) R
10 1 (0.16%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 50 (8.01%) Degree
2 33 (5.29%) ITIL Certification
3 22 (3.53%) PMI Certification
4 19 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (3.04%) Security Cleared
5 16 (2.56%) MOS
6 14 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 13 (2.08%) PMP
8 11 (1.76%) MCSE
9 10 (1.60%) CISSP
9 10 (1.60%) SC Cleared
10 8 (1.28%) CIPD
11 6 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.80%) ISEB
12 5 (0.80%) MCSA
12 5 (0.80%) CCNA
12 5 (0.80%) MCDST
13 4 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.64%) MCP
13 4 (0.64%) MCIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (2.24%) SLA
3 12 (1.92%) QA
4 4 (0.64%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.32%) P3O
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.16%) COBIT
System Software
1 113 (18.11%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.37%) vSphere
3 16 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (2.40%) XenApp
5 14 (2.24%) XenDesktop
6 8 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.48%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.48%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.32%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.32%) NFS
9 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (3.85%) SCCM
2 9 (1.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (1.12%) SCOM
4 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.16%) PureDisk
4 1 (0.16%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.16%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.16%) DameWare
4 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 139 (22.28%) Microsoft
2 95 (15.22%) Citrix
3 25 (4.01%) Cisco
4 23 (3.69%) VMware
5 18 (2.88%) Interwoven
6 15 (2.40%) NetApp
7 10 (1.60%) HP
8 8 (1.28%) SAP
9 7 (1.12%) Adobe
10 5 (0.80%) Oracle
10 5 (0.80%) Hummingbird
10 5 (0.80%) Juniper
10 5 (0.80%) SolarWinds
11 4 (0.64%) Hitachi
11 4 (0.64%) F5
11 4 (0.64%) Remedy
11 4 (0.64%) Open Text
11 4 (0.64%) Websense
12 3 (0.48%) McAfee
12 3 (0.48%) CheckPoint
Avon
Baltimore
Rate: £500
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Slaughter and May
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £180 - 200 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Middlesex
Pharma Division
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £415 - £435 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Pharma Division
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £200 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £220.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Pharma Division
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Baker & McKenzie
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago