The 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 273 269 208
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -61
Contract jobs citing Law 373 342 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.71% 0.71% 0.94%
As % of the General category 1.84% 1.67% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 191 283
Average daily rate
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£400 £285 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% -18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £194 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £331 £305
% change year-on-year
+43.39% +8.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 33
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £13.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.15 £21.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Law
UK

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

General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20321 20514 23481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.89% 42.53% 44.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12663 13063 14186
Average daily rate £438 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 508 549 688
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £26.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% -15.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.01 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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 19 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Law across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Law Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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 +18 287 £380 +38.27% 194
South East +4 22 £500 +42.85% 15
East of England -13 20 £460 - 11
Yorkshire +15 19 £650 - 4
West Midlands -9 11 £405 -26.36% 6
North West -4 9 £750 +123.88% 16
South West -40 8 £306 -15.51% 7
East Midlands - - - - 3
Midlands - - - -
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Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 303 (45.36%) Legal
2 209 (31.29%) Windows
3 179 (26.80%) MS Office
4 167 (25.00%) Finance
5 157 (23.50%) Microsoft
6 144 (21.56%) Windows 7
7 124 (18.56%) Active Directory
8 121 (18.11%) MS Excel
9 105 (15.72%) Citrix
10 104 (15.57%) ITIL
11 83 (12.43%) Document Management
12 78 (11.68%) Project Management
13 73 (10.93%) Blackberry
14 61 (9.13%) Degree
15 60 (8.98%) SQL
16 56 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
17 55 (8.23%) Windows XP
18 54 (8.08%) Banking
19 52 (7.78%) PRINCE2
20 48 (7.19%) WorkSite
21 44 (6.59%) .NET
21 44 (6.59%) Incident Management
22 43 (6.44%) Windows Server 2008
23 41 (6.14%) MS Exchange
24 39 (5.84%) SQL Server
24 39 (5.84%) Telecoms
25 38 (5.69%) Security Cleared
25 38 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
26 35 (5.24%) C#
26 35 (5.24%) SharePoint

Law
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 48 (7.19%) WorkSite
2 41 (6.14%) MS Exchange
3 35 (5.24%) SharePoint
4 32 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (3.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 18 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
8 14 (2.10%) CMS
8 14 (2.10%) Lync
9 13 (1.95%) IIS
10 8 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.60%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.30%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.30%) SAS
13 2 (0.30%) MS Project Server
13 2 (0.30%) Drupal
13 2 (0.30%) Jetty
Applications
1 179 (26.80%) MS Office
2 121 (18.11%) MS Excel
3 30 (4.49%) MS Visio
4 24 (3.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (2.54%) MS Project
6 8 (1.20%) Adobe Captivate
7 6 (0.90%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.45%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.15%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 14 (2.10%) assyst
2 9 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.90%) WebTrends
4 5 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.15%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (0.30%) Google App Engine
1 2 (0.30%) Office 365
2 1 (0.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.79%) Intranet
2 29 (4.34%) Firewall
3 25 (3.74%) TCP/IP
3 25 (3.74%) Internet
4 20 (2.99%) Network Security
5 18 (2.69%) SAN
6 17 (2.54%) VPN
7 15 (2.25%) WAN
8 13 (1.95%) DHCP
8 13 (1.95%) DNS
9 12 (1.80%) LAN
9 12 (1.80%) NetScaler
10 11 (1.65%) VoIP
11 8 (1.20%) Unified Communications
12 7 (1.05%) IP Telephony
13 6 (0.90%) BGP
13 6 (0.90%) MPLS
13 6 (0.90%) OSPF
13 6 (0.90%) Extranet
14 4 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (5.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.05%) NoSQL
2 7 (1.05%) MySQL
2 7 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (0.90%) MongoDB
3 6 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (0.75%) Data Mining
4 5 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.45%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.30%) MS Access
7 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.30%) Big Data
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.15%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (0.90%) Jenkins
2 5 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.75%) MSI
2 5 (0.75%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.45%) Mercurial
3 3 (0.45%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.45%) Subversion
4 2 (0.30%) Maven
4 2 (0.30%) CruiseControl
4 2 (0.30%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.15%) NSubstitute
5 1 (0.15%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.15%) Hudson
5 1 (0.15%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.15%) FxCop
5 1 (0.15%) MSTest
5 1 (0.15%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.15%) Mocha
5 1 (0.15%) Metasploit
General
1 303 (45.36%) Legal
2 167 (25.00%) Finance
3 54 (8.08%) Banking
4 39 (5.84%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.40%) Marketing
5 16 (2.40%) Publishing
6 13 (1.95%) Retail
7 6 (0.90%) Advertising
8 5 (0.75%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.60%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.60%) Billing
10 3 (0.45%) Front Office
11 2 (0.30%) Electronics
11 2 (0.30%) German Language
12 1 (0.15%) French Language
12 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.15%) Automotive
12 1 (0.15%) Back Office
12 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 248 (37.13%) Analyst
2 83 (12.43%) Service Analyst
3 77 (11.53%) Service Desk Analyst
4 60 (8.98%) Support Analyst
5 56 (8.38%) Help Desk Analyst
6 52 (7.78%) Project Manager
7 46 (6.89%) Business Analyst
8 39 (5.84%) Trainer
9 37 (5.54%) Developer
10 35 (5.24%) IT Trainer
11 24 (3.59%) Consultant
12 23 (3.44%) Architect
13 21 (3.14%) Desktop Support
14 18 (2.69%) Help Desk Support
14 18 (2.69%) Security Specialist
15 17 (2.54%) Administrator
16 16 (2.40%) Information Analyst
16 16 (2.40%) Information Security Analyst
16 16 (2.40%) Security Analyst
16 16 (2.40%) Legal Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (6.59%) .NET
2 26 (3.89%) HTML
3 23 (3.44%) CSS
4 16 (2.40%) XML
5 14 (2.10%) ASP.NET
6 13 (1.95%) Web Services
7 11 (1.65%) jQuery
8 10 (1.50%) HTML5
9 9 (1.35%) CSS3
9 9 (1.35%) Ajax
10 8 (1.20%) JSON
10 8 (1.20%) WCF
11 7 (1.05%) REST
11 7 (1.05%) XSLT
12 4 (0.60%) .NET Framework
13 3 (0.45%) Middleware
13 3 (0.45%) Spring
14 2 (0.30%) Hibernate
14 2 (0.30%) XHTML
14 2 (0.30%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 73 (10.93%) Blackberry
2 38 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (3.29%) Management Information System
4 19 (2.84%) E-Learning
5 12 (1.80%) User Experience
6 10 (1.50%) Handset
6 10 (1.50%) Replication
7 8 (1.20%) CESG
7 8 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.05%) Open Source
8 7 (1.05%) CMDB
8 7 (1.05%) Statistics
9 6 (0.90%) Clustering
9 6 (0.90%) PMI
9 6 (0.90%) Learning Management System
10 5 (0.75%) iPhone
10 5 (0.75%) RMADS
10 5 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (0.75%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.60%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 209 (31.29%) Windows
2 144 (21.56%) Windows 7
3 55 (8.23%) Windows XP
4 43 (6.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (5.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (1.35%) Linux
8 7 (1.05%) UNIX
9 4 (0.60%) Windows 2000
9 4 (0.60%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.45%) Android
10 3 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.30%) MVS
11 2 (0.30%) VME
11 2 (0.30%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.15%) zOS
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (15.57%) ITIL
2 83 (12.43%) Document Management
3 78 (11.68%) Project Management
4 56 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (7.78%) PRINCE2
6 44 (6.59%) Incident Management
7 30 (4.49%) Service Delivery
8 29 (4.34%) Service Management
8 29 (4.34%) Business Analysis
8 29 (4.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (4.19%) Data Protection
10 27 (4.04%) Risk Management
11 25 (3.74%) CRM
12 24 (3.59%) UML
12 24 (3.59%) Information Security
13 22 (3.29%) Change Management
14 21 (3.14%) Scrum
14 21 (3.14%) Continuous Improvement
15 19 (2.84%) Change Control
16 17 (2.54%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (8.98%) SQL
2 35 (5.24%) C#
3 15 (2.25%) Java
4 13 (1.95%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.35%) VB
6 7 (1.05%) PowerShell
6 7 (1.05%) Ruby
7 5 (0.75%) C
7 5 (0.75%) C++
7 5 (0.75%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.60%) Python
9 2 (0.30%) VBScript
9 2 (0.30%) PHP
9 2 (0.30%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.30%) VBA
9 2 (0.30%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.30%) Scala
10 1 (0.15%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.15%) XPath
10 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (9.13%) Degree
2 38 (5.69%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (3.59%) MOS
5 23 (3.44%) SC Cleared
6 20 (2.99%) CISSP
7 18 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (2.54%) MCSE
9 16 (2.40%) PMI Certification
9 16 (2.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 14 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 13 (1.95%) PMP
12 12 (1.80%) GIAC
12 12 (1.80%) CEH
13 8 (1.20%) CIPD
13 8 (1.20%) ISEB
14 7 (1.05%) APMP
15 6 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (0.90%) CCNA
15 6 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (2.84%) SLA
3 13 (1.95%) QA
4 6 (0.90%) COBIT
5 4 (0.60%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.60%) P3O
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 124 (18.56%) Active Directory
2 24 (3.59%) vSphere
3 21 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.95%) XenApp
5 12 (1.80%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.90%) Terminal Server
7 5 (0.75%) ISA Server
7 5 (0.75%) NFS
8 4 (0.60%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 3 (0.45%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.30%) MetaFrame
10 2 (0.30%) Xen
11 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (4.04%) SCCM
2 10 (1.50%) SCOM
3 8 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.60%) MOM
5 2 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.30%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.30%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.15%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.15%) PureDisk
6 1 (0.15%) OPNET
6 1 (0.15%) DameWare
6 1 (0.15%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.15%) Nessus
6 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 157 (23.50%) Microsoft
2 105 (15.72%) Citrix
3 33 (4.94%) VMware
4 23 (3.44%) Interwoven
5 20 (2.99%) Cisco
6 16 (2.40%) NetApp
7 14 (2.10%) HP
8 12 (1.80%) SolarWinds
9 11 (1.65%) Remedy
10 9 (1.35%) Adobe
10 9 (1.35%) EMC
10 9 (1.35%) Juniper
10 9 (1.35%) BMC
11 6 (0.90%) CommVault
12 5 (0.75%) Dell
12 5 (0.75%) SAP
12 5 (0.75%) Amdocs
13 4 (0.60%) Oracle
13 4 (0.60%) Hitachi
13 4 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
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