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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 301 283 201
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -82
Contract jobs citing Law 317 314 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.63% 0.65% 0.92%
As % of the General category 1.64% 1.51% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 184 290
Average daily rate
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£400 £264 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.65% -29.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £194 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+49.19% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 32
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
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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
19340 20856 23976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.63% 42.96% 44.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12237 13250 14648
Average daily rate £438 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 496 546 693
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £25.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.22 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.99 £44.97 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -21.05%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +3 237 £379 +51.50% 127
South East +4 27 £500 +53.84% 19
East of England -8 22 £460 - 7
Yorkshire +8 13 £569 - 4
West Midlands -1 12 £390 - 8
South West -31 5 £300 +9.09% 6
North West -11 3 £750 +102.70% 10
East Midlands - 1 - - 6
Midlands - - - -
Law
UK

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 292 (47.02%) Legal
2 196 (31.56%) Windows
3 171 (27.54%) MS Office
4 161 (25.93%) Finance
5 139 (22.38%) Microsoft
6 130 (20.93%) Windows 7
7 121 (19.48%) Active Directory
8 117 (18.84%) MS Excel
9 102 (16.43%) Citrix
10 99 (15.94%) ITIL
11 83 (13.37%) Project Management
12 81 (13.04%) Document Management
13 70 (11.27%) Blackberry
14 60 (9.66%) SQL
15 58 (9.34%) Banking
16 57 (9.18%) PRINCE2
17 53 (8.53%) Windows XP
18 48 (7.73%) Degree
19 44 (7.09%) .NET
19 44 (7.09%) MS Exchange
20 41 (6.60%) WorkSite
20 41 (6.60%) Incident Management
20 41 (6.60%) Windows Server 2008
21 39 (6.28%) Agile Software Development
22 38 (6.12%) Telecoms
23 34 (5.48%) SharePoint
24 33 (5.31%) C#
24 33 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2010
25 32 (5.15%) Business Analysis
26 31 (4.99%) Stakeholder Management

Law
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 44 (7.09%) MS Exchange
2 41 (6.60%) WorkSite
3 34 (5.48%) SharePoint
4 33 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (3.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 18 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (2.58%) SharePoint 2010
7 16 (2.58%) Lync
8 13 (2.09%) CMS
9 12 (1.93%) IIS
10 8 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.32%) MS Project Server
13 2 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.32%) Drupal
13 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.16%) Apache
14 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.16%) SAS
Applications
1 171 (27.54%) MS Office
2 117 (18.84%) MS Excel
3 26 (4.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (4.03%) MS Visio
5 20 (3.22%) MS Project
6 6 (0.97%) Adobe Captivate
7 5 (0.81%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.32%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.32%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.16%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 11 (1.77%) assyst
2 6 (0.97%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.48%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.16%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.32%) SaaS
2 2 (0.32%) Office 365
3 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.16%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.19%) Intranet
2 21 (3.38%) Internet
3 19 (3.06%) Firewall
3 19 (3.06%) TCP/IP
4 14 (2.25%) DNS
4 14 (2.25%) SAN
5 13 (2.09%) Unified Communications
6 11 (1.77%) Network Security
7 10 (1.61%) DHCP
7 10 (1.61%) NetScaler
8 8 (1.29%) WAN
9 7 (1.13%) VPN
10 6 (0.97%) LAN
10 6 (0.97%) IP Telephony
10 6 (0.97%) BGP
10 6 (0.97%) Extranet
11 5 (0.81%) OSPF
11 5 (0.81%) Wireless
11 5 (0.81%) VoIP
12 3 (0.48%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (4.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.13%) NoSQL
3 6 (0.97%) MySQL
3 6 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (0.97%) MongoDB
3 6 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.48%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.48%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.32%) Big Data
7 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.16%) QlikView
8 1 (0.16%) Text Mining
8 1 (0.16%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (0.81%) Visual Studio
1 5 (0.81%) MSI
1 5 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.64%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.48%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.48%) Mercurial
4 2 (0.32%) Subversion
4 2 (0.32%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.32%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.32%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.16%) Hudson
5 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.16%) JUnit
5 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.16%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.16%) JMeter
5 1 (0.16%) NUnit
5 1 (0.16%) Maven
5 1 (0.16%) JIRA
5 1 (0.16%) Selenium
General
1 292 (47.02%) Legal
2 161 (25.93%) Finance
3 58 (9.34%) Banking
4 38 (6.12%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.06%) Publishing
6 15 (2.42%) Marketing
7 12 (1.93%) Retail
8 8 (1.29%) Advertising
9 3 (0.48%) Billing
10 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.32%) Electronics
10 2 (0.32%) Front Office
11 1 (0.16%) Back Office
11 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.16%) Automotive
11 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 235 (37.84%) Analyst
2 76 (12.24%) Service Analyst
3 72 (11.59%) Service Desk Analyst
4 60 (9.66%) Business Analyst
5 59 (9.50%) Support Analyst
6 53 (8.53%) Help Desk Analyst
7 51 (8.21%) Project Manager
8 35 (5.64%) Developer
9 30 (4.83%) Trainer
10 27 (4.35%) Architect
11 26 (4.19%) IT Trainer
12 20 (3.22%) Help Desk Support
12 20 (3.22%) Desktop Support
12 20 (3.22%) Consultant
13 16 (2.58%) 2nd Line Support
13 16 (2.58%) Agile Business Analyst
14 15 (2.42%) Legal Analyst
14 15 (2.42%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 15 (2.42%) Technical Analyst
14 15 (2.42%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (7.09%) .NET
2 21 (3.38%) HTML
3 17 (2.74%) XML
4 15 (2.42%) CSS
5 12 (1.93%) HTML5
6 11 (1.77%) Web Services
7 10 (1.61%) ASP.NET
8 8 (1.29%) REST
8 8 (1.29%) Ajax
8 8 (1.29%) JSON
9 7 (1.13%) CSS3
9 7 (1.13%) jQuery
10 6 (0.97%) XSLT
11 4 (0.64%) WCF
11 4 (0.64%) WPF
12 3 (0.48%) Middleware
12 3 (0.48%) SOAP
13 2 (0.32%) WSDL
13 2 (0.32%) Application Packaging
13 2 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 70 (11.27%) Blackberry
2 18 (2.90%) Management Information System
3 15 (2.42%) E-Learning
4 12 (1.93%) Handset
4 12 (1.93%) Open Source
5 10 (1.61%) PMI
6 9 (1.45%) Replication
7 7 (1.13%) CESG
7 7 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (0.81%) RMADS
9 4 (0.64%) iPhone
9 4 (0.64%) Statistics
9 4 (0.64%) Clustering
9 4 (0.64%) Mobile Computing
10 3 (0.48%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.48%) iPad
10 3 (0.48%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (0.48%) CLARiiON
10 3 (0.48%) Celerra
11 2 (0.32%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 196 (31.56%) Windows
2 130 (20.93%) Windows 7
3 53 (8.53%) Windows XP
4 41 (6.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (4.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.97%) Windows 8
7 6 (0.97%) UNIX
8 5 (0.81%) Linux
9 3 (0.48%) Windows 2000
9 3 (0.48%) Android
10 2 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
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
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (15.94%) ITIL
2 83 (13.37%) Project Management
3 81 (13.04%) Document Management
4 57 (9.18%) PRINCE2
5 41 (6.60%) Incident Management
6 39 (6.28%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (5.15%) Business Analysis
8 31 (4.99%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (4.83%) CRM
10 26 (4.19%) Risk Management
11 25 (4.03%) Data Protection
12 21 (3.38%) Service Delivery
12 21 (3.38%) UML
12 21 (3.38%) Scrum
13 20 (3.22%) Change Management
14 19 (3.06%) Practice Management
14 19 (3.06%) Information Security
15 18 (2.90%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (2.58%) Change Control
17 15 (2.42%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (9.66%) SQL
2 33 (5.31%) C#
3 15 (2.42%) Java
4 10 (1.61%) JavaScript
4 10 (1.61%) C++
4 10 (1.61%) Ruby
5 9 (1.45%) Python
5 9 (1.45%) VB
6 7 (1.13%) PowerShell
7 5 (0.81%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.32%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.32%) Scala
8 2 (0.32%) C
9 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.16%) R
9 1 (0.16%) VBA
9 1 (0.16%) VBScript
9 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (7.73%) Degree
2 26 (4.19%) Security Cleared
3 24 (3.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
5 19 (3.06%) PMI Certification
6 18 (2.90%) MOS
7 16 (2.58%) CISSP
8 15 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 14 (2.25%) MCSE
9 14 (2.25%) SC Cleared
10 12 (1.93%) PMP
11 9 (1.45%) CEH
11 9 (1.45%) GIAC
11 9 (1.45%) CIPD
12 8 (1.29%) ISEB
13 6 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.81%) MCDST
14 5 (0.81%) MCSA
14 5 (0.81%) APMP
15 4 (0.64%) MCIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (2.42%) SLA
3 13 (2.09%) QA
4 7 (1.13%) COBIT
5 4 (0.64%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.64%) P3O
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 121 (19.48%) Active Directory
2 24 (3.86%) vSphere
3 17 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (2.58%) XenApp
5 14 (2.25%) XenDesktop
6 8 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.81%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.48%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.48%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.32%) NFS
9 2 (0.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.16%) XenServer
10 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.16%) Xen
10 1 (0.16%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 24 (3.86%) SCCM
2 10 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (1.13%) 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
4 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.16%) Nessus
Vendors
1 139 (22.38%) Microsoft
2 102 (16.43%) Citrix
3 28 (4.51%) VMware
4 20 (3.22%) Cisco
5 16 (2.58%) Interwoven
6 15 (2.42%) NetApp
7 12 (1.93%) HP
8 7 (1.13%) Adobe
8 7 (1.13%) SAP
8 7 (1.13%) EMC
9 6 (0.97%) Oracle
9 6 (0.97%) SolarWinds
10 5 (0.81%) Juniper
10 5 (0.81%) CommVault
11 4 (0.64%) Hitachi
11 4 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.64%) LexisNexis
12 3 (0.48%) MobileIron
12 3 (0.48%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.48%) Websense
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