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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 266 248 245
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs citing Law 349 370 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.73% 0.80% 0.77%
As % of the General category 1.88% 2.01% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 229 177
Average daily rate
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£400 £370 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £204 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 11
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.95 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.07% -14.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £37.50 £25.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +35.48%
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
18583 18375 17348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.96% 39.85% 42.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11866 11384 10806
Average daily rate £445 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 590 559
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -7.35%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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 -34 245 £403 +8.78% 172
South East -28 22 £325 -14.75% 23
West Midlands +9 21 £425 +21.42% 11
North West -8 21 £275 -24.65% 24
East of England +2 16 - - 6
South West 0 11 £375 +3.44% 15
Yorkshire -18 7 £395 +119.44% 7
East Midlands - 5 £250 - 12
North East - - - - 1
Law
UK

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

1 287 (35.74%) Legal
2 229 (28.52%) Finance
3 200 (24.91%) Windows
4 175 (21.79%) MS Office
5 126 (15.69%) Project Management
6 124 (15.44%) Microsoft
7 121 (15.07%) Active Directory
8 117 (14.57%) MS Excel
9 115 (14.32%) Windows 7
10 103 (12.83%) ITIL
11 94 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
12 86 (10.71%) Citrix
13 80 (9.96%) Degree
14 78 (9.71%) Banking
15 73 (9.09%) PRINCE2
16 72 (8.97%) Blackberry
17 71 (8.84%) Document Management
18 60 (7.47%) Security Cleared
19 58 (7.22%) Telecoms
20 56 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
21 55 (6.85%) SQL
22 51 (6.35%) Java
22 51 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
23 50 (6.23%) Data Protection
24 47 (5.85%) .NET
25 45 (5.60%) C#
25 45 (5.60%) MS Visio
26 43 (5.35%) SQL Server
27 42 (5.23%) Business Analysis
28 41 (5.11%) Windows XP

Law
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 41 (5.11%) WorkSite
2 40 (4.98%) MS Exchange
3 37 (4.61%) SharePoint
4 27 (3.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 21 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (2.49%) Lync
7 14 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
8 13 (1.62%) IIS
9 12 (1.49%) CMS
10 11 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.50%) Apache
15 3 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
16 2 (0.25%) Apache Spark
16 2 (0.25%) Drupal
16 2 (0.25%) CICS
17 1 (0.12%) FileNet
17 1 (0.12%) Documentum
Applications
1 175 (21.79%) MS Office
2 117 (14.57%) MS Excel
3 45 (5.60%) MS Visio
4 39 (4.86%) MS Project
5 21 (2.62%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (1.37%) Photoshop
7 8 (1.00%) Adobe Captivate
8 4 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.25%) Stata
9 2 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 8 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.25%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.12%) assyst
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.12%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.75%) SaaS
2 3 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.37%) Office 365
3 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.98%) VPN
2 29 (3.61%) WAN
3 26 (3.24%) LAN
4 24 (2.99%) Internet
5 23 (2.86%) Firewall
6 22 (2.74%) TCP/IP
7 18 (2.24%) VoIP
7 18 (2.24%) DHCP
8 16 (1.99%) SAN
9 15 (1.87%) MPLS
9 15 (1.87%) DNS
10 14 (1.74%) Intranet
11 13 (1.62%) Network Security
12 8 (1.00%) VLAN
12 8 (1.00%) Unified Communications
12 8 (1.00%) WLAN
13 6 (0.75%) LDAP
13 6 (0.75%) SMTP
13 6 (0.75%) Kerberos
14 5 (0.62%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (5.35%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.87%) Big Data
3 14 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (1.00%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.62%) QlikView
9 4 (0.50%) Spotfire
10 3 (0.37%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.37%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.25%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.25%) DataStage
11 2 (0.25%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.12%) IDOL
12 1 (0.12%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (1.62%) Jenkins
2 12 (1.49%) Cucumber
3 8 (1.00%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.75%) GDB
5 3 (0.37%) AdminStudio
5 3 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.25%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 2 (0.25%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.25%) Subversion
6 2 (0.25%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.12%) Maven
7 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.12%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.12%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.12%) MSTest
7 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.12%) JIRA
7 1 (0.12%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.12%) NSubstitute
General
1 287 (35.74%) Legal
2 229 (28.52%) Finance
3 78 (9.71%) Banking
4 58 (7.22%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.24%) Publishing
6 17 (2.12%) Retail
6 17 (2.12%) Marketing
7 14 (1.74%) Investment Banking
8 7 (0.87%) Billing
9 5 (0.62%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.62%) Advertising
10 4 (0.50%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.50%) Back Office
10 4 (0.50%) Games
11 2 (0.25%) German Language
11 2 (0.25%) Local Government
12 1 (0.12%) Front Office
12 1 (0.12%) Electronics
12 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.12%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 277 (34.50%) Analyst
2 85 (10.59%) Project Manager
3 76 (9.46%) Service Analyst
4 75 (9.34%) Service Desk Analyst
5 74 (9.22%) Business Analyst
6 71 (8.84%) Developer
7 48 (5.98%) Support Analyst
7 48 (5.98%) Help Desk Analyst
8 30 (3.74%) Trainer
9 28 (3.49%) Consultant
10 26 (3.24%) Architect
10 26 (3.24%) IT Trainer
11 22 (2.74%) Delivery Manager
12 21 (2.62%) Desktop Support
13 20 (2.49%) Administrator
14 19 (2.37%) Senior Analyst
14 19 (2.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 18 (2.24%) Senior Developer
16 17 (2.12%) Designer
17 16 (1.99%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (5.85%) .NET
2 29 (3.61%) HTML
3 27 (3.36%) CSS
4 14 (1.74%) HTML5
5 13 (1.62%) ASP.NET
5 13 (1.62%) jQuery
5 13 (1.62%) .NET Framework
5 13 (1.62%) CSS3
6 11 (1.37%) XML
7 9 (1.12%) Web Services
8 8 (1.00%) RESTful
9 6 (0.75%) XSLT
10 5 (0.62%) SOAP
10 5 (0.62%) Stripes Framework
10 5 (0.62%) GWT
10 5 (0.62%) AngularJS
10 5 (0.62%) Vaadin
11 4 (0.50%) Sass
11 4 (0.50%) Backbone.js
11 4 (0.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 72 (8.97%) Blackberry
2 56 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (4.61%) Management Information System
4 23 (2.86%) Open Source
5 17 (2.12%) User Experience
6 14 (1.74%) E-Learning
7 11 (1.37%) Clustering
8 10 (1.25%) Mobile App
8 10 (1.25%) Learning Management System
8 10 (1.25%) PMI
9 9 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (1.00%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (1.00%) Video Editing
10 8 (1.00%) CESG
11 7 (0.87%) Social Media
11 7 (0.87%) iPhone
11 7 (0.87%) Statistics
12 6 (0.75%) Fat Client
12 6 (0.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 200 (24.91%) Windows
2 115 (14.32%) Windows 7
3 51 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (5.11%) Windows XP
4 41 (5.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (2.99%) Linux
6 15 (1.87%) Windows 8
7 10 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (1.12%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.00%) Android
10 5 (0.62%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.62%) UNIX
11 3 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.25%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.25%) AIX
12 2 (0.25%) Solaris
12 2 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.12%) VMS
13 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (15.69%) Project Management
2 103 (12.83%) ITIL
3 94 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 71 (8.84%) Document Management
6 50 (6.23%) Data Protection
7 42 (5.23%) Business Analysis
8 39 (4.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 38 (4.73%) Migration
10 36 (4.48%) Incident Management
11 35 (4.36%) Service Management
11 35 (4.36%) Change Management
12 34 (4.23%) Risk Management
13 33 (4.11%) CRM
13 33 (4.11%) Service Delivery
14 27 (3.36%) Six Sigma
15 26 (3.24%) Continuous Improvement
16 23 (2.86%) Information Security
17 21 (2.62%) Agile Project Management
18 20 (2.49%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (6.85%) SQL
2 51 (6.35%) Java
3 45 (5.60%) C#
4 32 (3.99%) Python
5 23 (2.86%) C++
6 18 (2.24%) Ruby
7 17 (2.12%) JavaScript
8 15 (1.87%) VBA
9 14 (1.74%) VB
9 14 (1.74%) Shell Script
10 12 (1.49%) PHP
10 12 (1.49%) C
11 8 (1.00%) PowerShell
12 7 (0.87%) Perl
12 7 (0.87%) T-SQL
12 7 (0.87%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.75%) VC++
13 6 (0.75%) VBScript
14 5 (0.62%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 80 (9.96%) Degree
2 60 (7.47%) Security Cleared
3 40 (4.98%) SC Cleared
4 31 (3.86%) PMI Certification
5 25 (3.11%) PMP
6 24 (2.99%) MOS
7 23 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (1.99%) APMP
9 14 (1.74%) VCP4
10 13 (1.62%) MCSE
11 12 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 12 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (1.49%) ISEB
12 11 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 9 (1.12%) CISSP
14 8 (1.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 8 (1.00%) MCITP
15 7 (0.87%) CIPD
16 6 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 6 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.36%) SLA
2 23 (2.86%) QA
3 19 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.75%) COBIT
5 4 (0.50%) P3O
6 3 (0.37%) BS25999
7 2 (0.25%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 121 (15.07%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.87%) NFS
4 13 (1.62%) Terminal Server
5 12 (1.49%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.25%) vSphere
7 7 (0.87%) XenApp
8 5 (0.62%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 3 (0.37%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.25%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.25%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.12%) Firmware
12 1 (0.12%) XenServer
12 1 (0.12%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 38 (4.73%) SCCM
2 14 (1.74%) SCOM
3 9 (1.12%) MOM
4 4 (0.50%) SCDPM
4 4 (0.50%) SCVMM
4 4 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.37%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.37%) DameWare
5 3 (0.37%) MIMEsweeper
5 3 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.25%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.25%) EdgeSight
6 2 (0.25%) WSUS
7 1 (0.12%) WMI
7 1 (0.12%) OPNET
7 1 (0.12%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.12%) OpenView
7 1 (0.12%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.12%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 124 (15.44%) Microsoft
2 86 (10.71%) Citrix
3 38 (4.73%) VMware
4 29 (3.61%) Interwoven
5 26 (3.24%) Cisco
6 17 (2.12%) HP
7 15 (1.87%) Amdocs
8 14 (1.74%) Adobe
8 14 (1.74%) Symantec
9 13 (1.62%) Open Text
10 12 (1.49%) SolarWinds
10 12 (1.49%) AppSense
11 11 (1.37%) Oracle
12 10 (1.25%) EMC
13 9 (1.12%) Juniper
13 9 (1.12%) IBM
13 9 (1.12%) CheckPoint
14 8 (1.00%) Remedy
14 8 (1.00%) BMC
15 7 (0.87%) NetApp
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