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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 268 263 247
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Contract jobs citing Law 378 367 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.75% 0.74% 0.76%
As % of the General category 1.92% 1.88% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 236 183
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£375 £370 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £204 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £10.80 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £32.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +20.96%
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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
19723 19570 18367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.03% 39.68% 42.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12435 12311 11457
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 587 602
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.38 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+0.55% -18.63%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -9 264 £378 +4.49% 183
South East -29 24 £310 -22.98% 16
West Midlands +12 22 £450 +28.57% 17
North West -8 21 £275 -40.86% 18
Yorkshire 0 19 £390 +116.66% 9
East of England +12 14 £525 +35.48% 3
South West +6 9 £300 -29.41% 11
East Midlands - 4 £313 - 15
North East - - - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 264 (34.60%) Legal
2 220 (28.83%) Finance
3 193 (25.29%) Windows
4 144 (18.87%) MS Office
5 127 (16.64%) Project Management
6 121 (15.86%) Microsoft
7 113 (14.81%) Active Directory
8 107 (14.02%) Windows 7
9 106 (13.89%) MS Excel
10 95 (12.45%) Agile Software Development
11 91 (11.93%) ITIL
12 82 (10.75%) Citrix
13 80 (10.48%) PRINCE2
14 77 (10.09%) Banking
15 75 (9.83%) Degree
16 69 (9.04%) Blackberry
17 60 (7.86%) Document Management
18 55 (7.21%) Security Cleared
19 53 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
20 51 (6.68%) Telecoms
20 51 (6.68%) SQL
21 47 (6.16%) Java
22 46 (6.03%) Stakeholder Management
22 46 (6.03%) Windows Server 2008
23 45 (5.90%) .NET
23 45 (5.90%) CRM
24 44 (5.77%) Migration
25 43 (5.64%) Data Protection
26 42 (5.50%) Business Analysis
27 41 (5.37%) SQL Server

Law
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 37 (4.85%) WorkSite
2 36 (4.72%) SharePoint
3 34 (4.46%) MS Exchange
4 25 (3.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 18 (2.36%) IIS
6 17 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
8 14 (1.83%) Lync
9 10 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (1.18%) CMS
11 8 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.39%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.39%) Apache
14 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
15 2 (0.26%) Apache Spark
15 2 (0.26%) Office Communications Server
15 2 (0.26%) Drupal
15 2 (0.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 144 (18.87%) MS Office
2 106 (13.89%) MS Excel
3 39 (5.11%) MS Visio
4 35 (4.59%) MS Project
5 18 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.52%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.26%) Stata
7 2 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.26%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 9 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.26%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.13%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.31%) SaaS
2 4 (0.52%) Office 365
3 3 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.19%) VPN
2 23 (3.01%) WAN
2 23 (3.01%) Internet
3 21 (2.75%) LAN
4 17 (2.23%) Firewall
5 16 (2.10%) DNS
5 16 (2.10%) TCP/IP
6 15 (1.97%) DHCP
7 12 (1.57%) Intranet
8 11 (1.44%) MPLS
8 11 (1.44%) SAN
9 10 (1.31%) VoIP
10 7 (0.92%) VLAN
10 7 (0.92%) WLAN
11 6 (0.79%) Network Security
11 6 (0.79%) LDAP
11 6 (0.79%) SMTP
11 6 (0.79%) Kerberos
12 5 (0.66%) Extranet
12 5 (0.66%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.10%) Big Data
3 14 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 14 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (1.18%) QlikView
6 8 (1.05%) Spotfire
6 8 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.05%) Hadoop
7 4 (0.52%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.39%) DB2
9 2 (0.26%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.26%) OLAP
9 2 (0.26%) OLTP
9 2 (0.26%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.26%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.26%) IDOL
9 2 (0.26%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 12 (1.57%) Jenkins
1 12 (1.57%) Cucumber
2 6 (0.79%) GDB
3 5 (0.66%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.52%) JIRA
5 3 (0.39%) MSI
5 3 (0.39%) AdminStudio
6 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.26%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.26%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.13%) Subversion
7 1 (0.13%) NUnit
7 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.13%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.13%) ClearCase
General
1 264 (34.60%) Legal
2 220 (28.83%) Finance
3 77 (10.09%) Banking
4 51 (6.68%) Telecoms
5 24 (3.15%) Retail
6 19 (2.49%) Marketing
7 14 (1.83%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.57%) Publishing
9 10 (1.31%) Billing
10 5 (0.66%) Advertising
11 4 (0.52%) Back Office
11 4 (0.52%) Games
12 3 (0.39%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.26%) Local Government
13 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.13%) Electronics
14 1 (0.13%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 254 (33.29%) Analyst
2 83 (10.88%) Project Manager
3 77 (10.09%) Business Analyst
4 72 (9.44%) Developer
5 67 (8.78%) Service Analyst
6 66 (8.65%) Service Desk Analyst
7 45 (5.90%) Support Analyst
8 42 (5.50%) Help Desk Analyst
9 26 (3.41%) Architect
10 25 (3.28%) Consultant
11 20 (2.62%) Senior Developer
11 20 (2.62%) Coordinator
11 20 (2.62%) Delivery Manager
12 18 (2.36%) Desktop Support
12 18 (2.36%) Senior Analyst
13 16 (2.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 16 (2.10%) Trainer
13 16 (2.10%) Procurement Manager
14 15 (1.97%) Administrator
15 14 (1.83%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (5.90%) .NET
2 26 (3.41%) HTML
3 22 (2.88%) CSS
4 15 (1.97%) HTML5
5 12 (1.57%) CSS3
5 12 (1.57%) .NET Framework
6 11 (1.44%) ASP.NET
7 10 (1.31%) XML
8 8 (1.05%) RESTful
9 7 (0.92%) Web Services
10 6 (0.79%) AngularJS
10 6 (0.79%) jQuery
10 6 (0.79%) XSLT
10 6 (0.79%) SOAP
11 5 (0.66%) Stripes Framework
11 5 (0.66%) GWT
11 5 (0.66%) Vaadin
12 4 (0.52%) JSON
12 4 (0.52%) Backbone.js
13 3 (0.39%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 69 (9.04%) Blackberry
2 53 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (4.06%) Management Information System
4 24 (3.15%) Open Source
5 13 (1.70%) User Experience
6 11 (1.44%) PMI
6 11 (1.44%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.18%) Visualisation
8 8 (1.05%) iPhone
9 7 (0.92%) Clustering
9 7 (0.92%) Social Media
9 7 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (0.79%) Computer Science
10 6 (0.79%) Statistics
11 5 (0.66%) E-Learning
12 4 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.52%) Learning Management System
12 4 (0.52%) Kindle
12 4 (0.52%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.52%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 193 (25.29%) Windows
2 107 (14.02%) Windows 7
3 46 (6.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (4.19%) Windows XP
6 26 (3.41%) Linux
7 18 (2.36%) Windows 8
8 17 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (1.57%) Apple iOS
10 9 (1.18%) Android
11 5 (0.66%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.52%) UNIX
13 3 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.26%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.26%) AIX
14 2 (0.26%) Solaris
15 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.13%) VMS
15 1 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (16.64%) Project Management
2 95 (12.45%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (11.93%) ITIL
4 80 (10.48%) PRINCE2
5 60 (7.86%) Document Management
6 46 (6.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 45 (5.90%) CRM
8 44 (5.77%) Migration
9 43 (5.64%) Data Protection
10 42 (5.50%) Business Analysis
11 35 (4.59%) Change Management
12 33 (4.33%) Risk Management
13 32 (4.19%) Service Management
13 32 (4.19%) Incident Management
14 28 (3.67%) Information Security
15 27 (3.54%) Six Sigma
16 26 (3.41%) Continuous Improvement
17 21 (2.75%) Service Delivery
17 21 (2.75%) Agile Project Management
18 20 (2.62%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 51 (6.68%) SQL
2 47 (6.16%) Java
3 35 (4.59%) C#
4 33 (4.33%) Python
5 23 (3.01%) C++
6 18 (2.36%) JavaScript
7 15 (1.97%) Ruby
8 14 (1.83%) VBA
9 13 (1.70%) VB
10 11 (1.44%) PowerShell
11 10 (1.31%) PHP
11 10 (1.31%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.31%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.18%) C
13 8 (1.05%) Perl
14 7 (0.92%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.79%) VC++
16 4 (0.52%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.26%) R
17 2 (0.26%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 75 (9.83%) Degree
2 55 (7.21%) Security Cleared
3 33 (4.33%) SC Cleared
4 31 (4.06%) PMI Certification
5 26 (3.41%) PMP
5 26 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (2.36%) MOS
7 16 (2.10%) ISEB
8 15 (1.97%) APMP
9 14 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 14 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (1.31%) MCSE
11 9 (1.18%) MCDST
11 9 (1.18%) MCITP
12 8 (1.05%) CISSP
13 6 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (0.66%) CIPD
14 5 (0.66%) MCP
14 5 (0.66%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 5 (0.66%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.54%) QA
2 24 (3.15%) SLA
3 14 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.79%) P3O
4 6 (0.79%) COBIT
5 5 (0.66%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.52%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.39%) BS25999
8 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 113 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.83%) NFS
4 8 (1.05%) Terminal Server
5 7 (0.92%) XenApp
5 7 (0.92%) vSphere
5 7 (0.92%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.79%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.66%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.39%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 3 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.26%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.13%) Firmware
10 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.13%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.13%) XenServer
10 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 28 (3.67%) SCCM
2 6 (0.79%) SCOM
3 5 (0.66%) MOM
4 4 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.39%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (0.26%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.26%) WSUS
6 2 (0.26%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.26%) OpenView
6 2 (0.26%) DameWare
6 2 (0.26%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.26%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.13%) WMI
7 1 (0.13%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.13%) Legato
7 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.13%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.13%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 121 (15.86%) Microsoft
2 82 (10.75%) Citrix
3 37 (4.85%) VMware
4 19 (2.49%) Interwoven
5 18 (2.36%) HP
5 18 (2.36%) Cisco
6 15 (1.97%) Oracle
7 14 (1.83%) Amdocs
8 13 (1.70%) OpenText
9 11 (1.44%) CheckPoint
9 11 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (1.44%) IBM
10 9 (1.18%) Symantec
11 8 (1.05%) SolarWinds
11 8 (1.05%) Tableau
11 8 (1.05%) TIBCO
11 8 (1.05%) AppSense
12 7 (0.92%) EMC
12 7 (0.92%) Adobe
12 7 (0.92%) MobileIron
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