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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 266 242 287
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +45
Contract jobs citing Law 346 333 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.67% 0.77% 0.60%
As % of the General category 1.72% 1.79% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 186 158
Average daily rate £363 £320 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £204 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 23
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £17.60 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.62 £25.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £17.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-20.28% -46.09%
General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20153 18561 25230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.24% 42.98% 45.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12725 11531 15271
Average daily rate £425 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 572 601 780
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.89% +1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.81 £12.00 £12.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -17 281 £360 +13.38% 145
South East -18 31 £400 +6.66% 19
East of England -28 11 £381 -1.61% 14
North West -26 9 £530 +98.87% 8
Yorkshire -9 7 £180 -40.00% 5
West Midlands -19 5 £331 -12.82% 9
South West -28 3 £425 +7.59% 7
North East -25 1 - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 5
Law
UK

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 341 (50.15%) Legal
2 199 (29.26%) Finance
3 193 (28.38%) Windows
4 172 (25.29%) MS Office
5 161 (23.68%) Microsoft
6 139 (20.44%) MS Excel
7 131 (19.26%) ITIL
8 116 (17.06%) Banking
9 105 (15.44%) Document Management
10 102 (15.00%) Active Directory
11 90 (13.24%) Citrix
11 90 (13.24%) Blackberry
12 88 (12.94%) Windows 7
13 83 (12.21%) SQL
14 79 (11.62%) Project Management
15 62 (9.12%) PRINCE2
16 55 (8.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 52 (7.65%) Degree
18 51 (7.50%) SQL Server
19 49 (7.21%) .NET
20 46 (6.76%) MS Exchange
21 45 (6.62%) Telecoms
21 45 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
21 45 (6.62%) C#
22 41 (6.03%) MS PowerPoint
23 40 (5.88%) Business Analysis
24 39 (5.74%) ITIL Certification
24 39 (5.74%) Cisco
25 38 (5.59%) Windows XP
25 38 (5.59%) VMware

Law
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 55 (8.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 46 (6.76%) MS Exchange
3 33 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (4.12%) Lync
5 23 (3.38%) WorkSite
6 20 (2.94%) IIS
7 18 (2.65%) SharePoint
8 12 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (1.03%) CMS
11 5 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.59%) MS Project Server
12 4 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
12 4 (0.59%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.59%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (0.29%) Apache
13 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.29%) Node.js
14 1 (0.15%) CloudStack
Applications
1 172 (25.29%) MS Office
2 139 (20.44%) MS Excel
3 41 (6.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 36 (5.29%) MS Visio
5 28 (4.12%) MS Project
6 7 (1.03%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.74%) Acrobat
7 5 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.15%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 7 (1.03%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 7 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.44%) SAP HR
2 3 (0.44%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.15%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.44%) SaaS
3 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 29 (4.26%) Unified Communications
3 21 (3.09%) WAN
4 19 (2.79%) LAN
5 18 (2.65%) SAN
6 17 (2.50%) Firewall
7 16 (2.35%) Internet
8 14 (2.06%) DNS
9 13 (1.91%) BGP
10 11 (1.62%) Intranet
11 10 (1.47%) NetScaler
12 9 (1.32%) Network Security
12 9 (1.32%) DHCP
13 8 (1.18%) VoIP
13 8 (1.18%) OSPF
13 8 (1.18%) Wireless
13 8 (1.18%) IP Telephony
14 7 (1.03%) Reverse Proxy
14 7 (1.03%) PBX
15 6 (0.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.91%) Relational Database
3 9 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (0.74%) MS Access
8 4 (0.59%) OLAP
9 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.44%) IDOL
9 3 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.44%) MySQL
9 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.29%) DTS
10 2 (0.29%) Big Data
10 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.15%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (0.74%) Visual Studio
1 5 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.59%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (0.59%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.29%) Ant
3 2 (0.29%) Subversion
4 1 (0.15%) JIRA
4 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.15%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.15%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.15%) Xcode
General
1 341 (50.15%) Legal
2 199 (29.26%) Finance
3 116 (17.06%) Banking
4 45 (6.62%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.50%) Retail
6 16 (2.35%) Publishing
7 15 (2.21%) Marketing
8 13 (1.91%) Advertising
9 5 (0.74%) Billing
9 5 (0.74%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.74%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.59%) Back Office
11 3 (0.44%) Local Government
11 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.44%) Games
12 2 (0.29%) Automotive
12 2 (0.29%) Front Office
13 1 (0.15%) Electronics
13 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 258 (37.94%) Analyst
2 81 (11.91%) Service Analyst
3 79 (11.62%) Business Analyst
4 77 (11.32%) Service Desk Analyst
5 60 (8.82%) Support Analyst
6 46 (6.76%) Developer
7 44 (6.47%) Project Manager
8 29 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
9 27 (3.97%) Help Desk Analyst
10 24 (3.53%) Trainer
10 24 (3.53%) Architect
11 20 (2.94%) Consultant
11 20 (2.94%) IT Trainer
12 19 (2.79%) IT Support
13 18 (2.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 17 (2.50%) Administrator
15 16 (2.35%) Technical Analyst
16 12 (1.76%) IT Support Analyst
16 12 (1.76%) Desktop Analyst
16 12 (1.76%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (7.21%) .NET
2 22 (3.24%) XML
3 16 (2.35%) HTML
4 13 (1.91%) ASP.NET
5 11 (1.62%) CSS
6 10 (1.47%) jQuery
7 9 (1.32%) HTML5
8 6 (0.88%) Application Packaging
8 6 (0.88%) Web Services
8 6 (0.88%) XSLT
9 5 (0.74%) XMPP
9 5 (0.74%) WPF
10 4 (0.59%) XHTML
11 3 (0.44%) WCF
11 3 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (0.29%) Ninject
12 2 (0.29%) SAP Smart Forms
12 2 (0.29%) WinForms
12 2 (0.29%) SOAP
12 2 (0.29%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 90 (13.24%) Blackberry
2 27 (3.97%) Handset
3 24 (3.53%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.21%) PMI
5 14 (2.06%) Open Source
6 12 (1.76%) Video Conferencing
6 12 (1.76%) Clustering
7 10 (1.47%) E-Learning
8 6 (0.88%) Replication
8 6 (0.88%) iPhone
9 4 (0.59%) iPad
10 3 (0.44%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.44%) Statistics
10 3 (0.44%) CLARiiON
10 3 (0.44%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.29%) PDA
11 2 (0.29%) CESG
11 2 (0.29%) NHS
11 2 (0.29%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.29%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 193 (28.38%) Windows
2 88 (12.94%) Windows 7
3 38 (5.59%) Windows XP
4 34 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (3.53%) Linux
7 11 (1.62%) UNIX
8 10 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.59%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.59%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.44%) Android
11 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.15%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.15%) Solaris
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (19.26%) ITIL
2 105 (15.44%) Document Management
3 79 (11.62%) Project Management
4 62 (9.12%) PRINCE2
5 40 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 36 (5.29%) Incident Management
6 36 (5.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (4.71%) CRM
8 31 (4.56%) Service Management
9 27 (3.97%) Data Analysis
10 25 (3.68%) TDD
11 23 (3.38%) Migration
11 23 (3.38%) Load Balancing
12 21 (3.09%) Use Case
13 20 (2.94%) Practice Management
14 19 (2.79%) Service Delivery
15 18 (2.65%) UML
15 18 (2.65%) Problem Management
16 17 (2.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 83 (12.21%) SQL
2 45 (6.62%) C#
3 12 (1.76%) JavaScript
3 12 (1.76%) VBA
4 10 (1.47%) Python
4 10 (1.47%) Ruby
5 9 (1.32%) VB
5 9 (1.32%) Java
6 8 (1.18%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.03%) C++
8 5 (0.74%) VBScript
9 4 (0.59%) LotusScript
10 3 (0.44%) COBOL
10 3 (0.44%) C
10 3 (0.44%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.29%) Perl
11 2 (0.29%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.29%) ABAP
11 2 (0.29%) SAPscript
11 2 (0.29%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 52 (7.65%) Degree
2 45 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (5.74%) ITIL Certification
4 34 (5.00%) MCSE
5 29 (4.26%) MCP
6 26 (3.82%) PMI Certification
7 18 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (2.50%) MCDST
9 14 (2.06%) CCNA
10 13 (1.91%) MCSA
10 13 (1.91%) CCNP
10 13 (1.91%) PMP
11 12 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 12 (1.76%) Security Cleared
12 11 (1.62%) MOS
13 7 (1.03%) CIPD
13 7 (1.03%) CISSP
13 7 (1.03%) ISEB
14 6 (0.88%) SC Cleared
15 5 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.35%) QA
2 8 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.74%) SLA
4 3 (0.44%) BS25999
5 2 (0.29%) FATCA
6 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.15%) COBIT
6 1 (0.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 102 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 25 (3.68%) XenApp
3 23 (3.38%) XenDesktop
3 23 (3.38%) vSphere
4 13 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.44%) Xen
6 3 (0.44%) Terminal Server
6 3 (0.44%) NFS
7 2 (0.29%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.15%) UAG
Systems Management
1 23 (3.38%) SCCM
2 12 (1.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 9 (1.32%) SCOM
4 8 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.29%) OpenView
5 2 (0.29%) Legato
5 2 (0.29%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.29%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.29%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.15%) collectd
6 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.15%) Nagios
Vendors
1 161 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 90 (13.24%) Citrix
3 39 (5.74%) Cisco
4 38 (5.59%) VMware
5 17 (2.50%) Interwoven
5 17 (2.50%) NetApp
6 16 (2.35%) Symantec
7 14 (2.06%) Juniper
7 14 (2.06%) SAP
8 13 (1.91%) McAfee
9 10 (1.47%) F5
10 9 (1.32%) EMC
11 8 (1.18%) HP
12 7 (1.03%) Oracle
12 7 (1.03%) PeopleSoft
12 7 (1.03%) Mitel
12 7 (1.03%) SolarWinds
12 7 (1.03%) MobileIron
13 6 (0.88%) Riverbed
13 6 (0.88%) Websense
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £415 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
Pharma Division
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £32000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aston Carter
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Information Technology Services
Rate: £15 - 20 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £15 - 18 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Shelter
Rate: £26,087 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Pharma Division
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Experis IT
Rate: £120.00 - £163.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Experis IT
Rate: £120.00 - £163.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £445 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £325 - £340 per annum + 3 months +
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £850 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol, Avon
TLT
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners (BE & NL)
Rate: £32k - 38k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago