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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 205 299 284
Rank change year-on-year
+94 -15
Contract jobs citing Law 583 323 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.10% 0.64% 0.67%
As % of the General category 2.77% 1.66% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 166 186
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £198 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 £310
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +53.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 24
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £21.85 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%
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
21050 19417 20534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.61% 38.59% 42.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13759 12255 13046
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 586 497 537
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.23 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +93 458 £400 - 93
South East -6 38 £413 -17.50% 21
North West -10 25 £400 -46.66% 9
Yorkshire -25 20 £325 -42.85% 9
West Midlands +7 19 £425 +8.97% 10
East of England -4 14 £389 -15.48% 3
South West -10 5 £400 +28.00% 8
East Midlands -7 1 £475 - 4
North East -25 1 £425 -51.42%
Law
UK

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 346 (34.46%) Legal
2 339 (33.76%) Finance
3 268 (26.69%) Windows
4 221 (22.01%) Microsoft
5 159 (15.84%) MS Excel
6 148 (14.74%) Windows 7
7 147 (14.64%) MS Office
8 130 (12.95%) Active Directory
9 124 (12.35%) Project Management
10 123 (12.25%) ITIL
11 118 (11.75%) Agile Software Development
12 113 (11.25%) PRINCE2
13 112 (11.16%) Data Centre
14 104 (10.36%) Citrix
14 104 (10.36%) Banking
15 103 (10.26%) SQL
16 92 (9.16%) Migration
17 80 (7.97%) SQL Server
18 78 (7.77%) .NET
19 73 (7.27%) Degree
20 72 (7.17%) Blackberry
21 67 (6.67%) Document Management
22 62 (6.18%) Stakeholder Management
23 58 (5.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 58 (5.78%) Business Analysis
24 57 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
25 56 (5.58%) Security Cleared
26 55 (5.48%) Practice Management
26 55 (5.48%) Windows XP
27 54 (5.38%) WorkSite

Law
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 54 (5.38%) WorkSite
2 36 (3.59%) Lync
3 32 (3.19%) SharePoint
4 30 (2.99%) MS Exchange
5 26 (2.59%) IIS
6 24 (2.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 21 (2.09%) CMS
8 18 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.80%) Node.js
12 6 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.40%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.40%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.30%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.20%) Apache
15 2 (0.20%) SAS
15 2 (0.20%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 159 (15.84%) MS Excel
2 147 (14.64%) MS Office
3 40 (3.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 37 (3.69%) MS Project
5 33 (3.29%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.100%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.100%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 16 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.30%) Cognos Planning
4 3 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.20%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.20%) Unica
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.20%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.100%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.100%) Agresso
6 1 (0.100%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.70%) Office 365
2 7 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.50%) Mimecast
3 5 (0.50%) SaaS
4 1 (0.100%) PaaS
4 1 (0.100%) Heroku
4 1 (0.100%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.100%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.49%) VPN
2 26 (2.59%) Intranet
3 22 (2.19%) Internet
4 20 (1.99%) DNS
5 17 (1.69%) Skype
6 15 (1.49%) SAN
7 14 (1.39%) Extranet
7 14 (1.39%) DHCP
8 13 (1.29%) WAN
9 12 (1.20%) TCP/IP
10 11 (1.10%) Firewall
10 11 (1.10%) LAN
11 9 (0.90%) VoIP
12 8 (0.80%) Wireless
13 5 (0.50%) NAS
13 5 (0.50%) MPLS
14 4 (0.40%) WebEx
15 3 (0.30%) SNMP
15 3 (0.30%) Ethernet
15 3 (0.30%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (7.97%) SQL Server
2 58 (5.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (4.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 18 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.40%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.40%) Spotfire
9 4 (0.40%) QlikView
9 4 (0.40%) DB2
10 3 (0.30%) OLAP
10 3 (0.30%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 3 (0.30%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.30%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (1.20%) Visual Studio
2 9 (0.90%) InstallShield
2 9 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.70%) MSI
4 5 (0.50%) NUnit
5 4 (0.40%) MSBuild
6 3 (0.30%) JIRA
7 2 (0.20%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.20%) Mocha
7 2 (0.20%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.20%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.100%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.100%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.100%) CocoaPods
8 1 (0.100%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.100%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.100%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.100%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.100%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.100%) Eclipse
General
1 346 (34.46%) Legal
2 339 (33.76%) Finance
3 104 (10.36%) Banking
4 40 (3.98%) Telecoms
5 39 (3.88%) Retail
6 26 (2.59%) Billing
7 18 (1.79%) Marketing
8 10 (1.00%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.70%) Retail Banking
9 7 (0.70%) Back Office
10 6 (0.60%) German Language
11 5 (0.50%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.30%) Advertising
13 2 (0.20%) Front Office
13 2 (0.20%) French Language
13 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.20%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.20%) Local Government
14 1 (0.100%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 279 (27.79%) Analyst
2 115 (11.45%) Project Manager
3 90 (8.96%) Developer
4 89 (8.86%) Business Analyst
5 86 (8.57%) Service Analyst
6 84 (8.37%) Service Desk Analyst
7 63 (6.27%) Support Analyst
8 42 (4.18%) Trainer
9 38 (3.78%) IT Trainer
10 37 (3.69%) Architect
11 29 (2.89%) Consultant
12 28 (2.79%) Help Desk Analyst
13 25 (2.49%) Coordinator
14 23 (2.29%) Administrator
15 22 (2.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 21 (2.09%) Senior Analyst
16 21 (2.09%) 2nd Line Support
16 21 (2.09%) Desktop Support
16 21 (2.09%) Report Developer
17 20 (1.99%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (7.77%) .NET
2 51 (5.08%) .NET Framework
3 20 (1.99%) HTML
4 17 (1.69%) CSS
4 17 (1.69%) Web Services
5 15 (1.49%) AngularJS
6 14 (1.39%) ASP.NET
6 14 (1.39%) HTML5
7 13 (1.29%) jQuery
7 13 (1.29%) XML
8 11 (1.10%) CSS3
9 10 (1.00%) JSON
10 9 (0.90%) Software Packaging
10 9 (0.90%) XSLT
11 8 (0.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (0.70%) XML Schema
13 6 (0.60%) Middleware
13 6 (0.60%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (0.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 112 (11.16%) Data Centre
2 72 (7.17%) Blackberry
3 51 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (4.68%) Management Information System
5 19 (1.89%) User Experience
6 13 (1.29%) Clustering
7 12 (1.20%) E-Learning
7 12 (1.20%) Social Media
8 9 (0.90%) iPhone
9 8 (0.80%) Statistics
10 7 (0.70%) Visualisation
11 6 (0.60%) PMI
12 5 (0.50%) BYOD
13 4 (0.40%) Kindle
13 4 (0.40%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.40%) CESG
13 4 (0.40%) Smartphone
13 4 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
14 3 (0.30%) Computer Science
14 3 (0.30%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 268 (26.69%) Windows
2 148 (14.74%) Windows 7
3 57 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 55 (5.48%) Windows XP
5 40 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (2.49%) Linux
8 13 (1.29%) Android
9 12 (1.20%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.70%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.70%) UNIX
11 5 (0.50%) Windows 2000
12 4 (0.40%) AIX
13 3 (0.30%) zOS
14 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.20%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.100%) OpenVMS
15 1 (0.100%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (12.35%) Project Management
2 123 (12.25%) ITIL
3 118 (11.75%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (11.25%) PRINCE2
5 92 (9.16%) Migration
6 67 (6.67%) Document Management
7 62 (6.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 58 (5.78%) Business Analysis
9 55 (5.48%) Practice Management
10 50 (4.98%) Business Intelligence
11 49 (4.88%) CRM
11 49 (4.88%) Change Management
12 42 (4.18%) Incident Management
13 41 (4.08%) Scrum
14 40 (3.98%) Data Modelling
15 36 (3.59%) Data Migration
15 36 (3.59%) Mentoring
16 35 (3.49%) Information Security
17 30 (2.99%) Service Management
17 30 (2.99%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (10.26%) SQL
2 44 (4.38%) PowerShell
3 40 (3.98%) C#
4 39 (3.88%) T-SQL
5 32 (3.19%) JavaScript
6 13 (1.29%) Java
7 9 (0.90%) VBA
8 8 (0.80%) C++
9 7 (0.70%) Python
9 7 (0.70%) VB
9 7 (0.70%) Ruby
9 7 (0.70%) XPath
10 5 (0.50%) VB.NET
10 5 (0.50%) PHP
11 4 (0.40%) Apex Code
11 4 (0.40%) XAML
11 4 (0.40%) Perl
11 4 (0.40%) VBScript
12 3 (0.30%) C
13 2 (0.20%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 73 (7.27%) Degree
2 56 (5.58%) Security Cleared
3 42 (4.18%) SC Cleared
4 28 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 22 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
7 20 (1.99%) ISEB
8 18 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 16 (1.59%) MOS
10 15 (1.49%) PMI Certification
11 13 (1.29%) PMP
12 12 (1.20%) CIPD
12 12 (1.20%) DV Cleared
13 11 (1.10%) MCITP
13 11 (1.10%) MCDST
14 8 (0.80%) A+ Certification
15 7 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 6 (0.60%) CISSP
16 6 (0.60%) MBA
17 5 (0.50%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.09%) QA
2 22 (2.19%) SLA
3 9 (0.90%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.60%) COBIT
5 4 (0.40%) P3O
5 4 (0.40%) BS25999
5 4 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.20%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 130 (12.95%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (1.79%) XenApp
3 12 (1.20%) XenDesktop
4 11 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (0.80%) vSphere
6 6 (0.60%) NFS
7 5 (0.50%) XenServer
8 4 (0.40%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.40%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.20%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.20%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.100%) Docker
10 1 (0.100%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.100%) Snort
10 1 (0.100%) Squid
Systems Management
1 25 (2.49%) SCCM
2 7 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 6 (0.60%) SCOM
4 5 (0.50%) Puppet
5 4 (0.40%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.30%) DameWare
6 3 (0.30%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.20%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.20%) Nessus
7 2 (0.20%) WSUS
7 2 (0.20%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.100%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.100%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.100%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.100%) WMI
8 1 (0.100%) OpenView
8 1 (0.100%) Legato
8 1 (0.100%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.100%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 221 (22.01%) Microsoft
2 104 (10.36%) Citrix
3 40 (3.98%) VMware
4 28 (2.79%) Oracle
5 19 (1.89%) HP
6 17 (1.69%) Cisco
7 14 (1.39%) SolarWinds
8 13 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (1.00%) Remedy
9 10 (1.00%) Interwoven
10 9 (0.90%) Dell
10 9 (0.90%) Symantec
10 9 (0.90%) AppSense
11 7 (0.70%) SAP
11 7 (0.70%) Cognos
12 6 (0.60%) PeopleSoft
12 6 (0.60%) Apple
12 6 (0.60%) NetApp
12 6 (0.60%) Amdocs
12 6 (0.60%) Ektron
London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £565 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £480 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive + market rates
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Rate: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per hour
Posted: 22 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £125 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Project People Ltd.
Posted: Yesterday
London
Professionals in Law
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Professionals in Law
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Professionals in Law
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Professionals in Law
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £485 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pharma Division
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £33k - 37k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £320 - £420 per day + DOE
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £501 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Bluetownonline Ltd
Rate: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago