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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 313 276 222
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -54
Contract jobs citing Law 292 304 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.65% 0.84%
As % of the General category 1.53% 1.52% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 175 254
Average daily rate
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£373 £285 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.70% -28.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £200 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £308 £330
% change year-on-year
+44.71% -6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.59 £24.20 £23.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -37.25%
General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19066 20058 23595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.63% 43.05% 44.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12069 12619 14383
Average daily rate £438 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 510 560 680
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.21 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.67% -3.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.12 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £44.97 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -9 218 £350 +27.27% 145
South East -2 31 £475 +46.15% 12
East of England -6 26 £450 -45.45% 2
West Midlands -11 8 £363 +3.57% 6
Yorkshire +4 4 £310 +5.53% 5
South West -23 4 £145 -45.28% 8
North West +3 2 £475 +28.37% 6
East Midlands - 1 - - 9
Midlands - - - -
Law
UK

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 301 (49.59%) Legal
2 201 (33.11%) Windows
3 175 (28.83%) MS Office
4 161 (26.52%) Finance
5 140 (23.06%) Microsoft
6 131 (21.58%) Windows 7
7 127 (20.92%) MS Excel
8 112 (18.45%) Active Directory
9 101 (16.64%) ITIL
10 98 (16.14%) Citrix
11 96 (15.82%) Document Management
12 82 (13.51%) Project Management
13 78 (12.85%) Blackberry
14 60 (9.88%) Banking
15 58 (9.56%) SQL
16 56 (9.23%) PRINCE2
17 49 (8.07%) Windows XP
17 49 (8.07%) Degree
18 44 (7.25%) WorkSite
19 41 (6.75%) Windows Server 2008
20 39 (6.43%) MS Exchange
21 38 (6.26%) .NET
21 38 (6.26%) Incident Management
22 37 (6.10%) Telecoms
22 37 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
23 35 (5.77%) C#
23 35 (5.77%) SharePoint
24 33 (5.44%) SQL Server
25 30 (4.94%) Business Analysis
25 30 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2010

Law
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (7.25%) WorkSite
2 39 (6.43%) MS Exchange
3 35 (5.77%) SharePoint
4 30 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (4.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 18 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (2.80%) SharePoint 2010
8 14 (2.31%) Lync
9 11 (1.81%) CMS
10 8 (1.32%) IIS
10 8 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.66%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.16%) Drupal
12 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.16%) Apache
12 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.16%) SAS
12 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 175 (28.83%) MS Office
2 127 (20.92%) MS Excel
3 28 (4.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (3.62%) MS Project
4 22 (3.62%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.99%) Adobe Captivate
6 5 (0.82%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.33%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.16%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (1.15%) assyst
2 6 (0.99%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.66%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.16%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.16%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.33%) SaaS
1 2 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.46%) Intranet
2 18 (2.97%) Internet
3 16 (2.64%) Firewall
3 16 (2.64%) TCP/IP
4 14 (2.31%) DNS
5 12 (1.98%) SAN
6 10 (1.65%) Unified Communications
6 10 (1.65%) DHCP
7 9 (1.48%) WAN
7 9 (1.48%) Network Security
7 9 (1.48%) NetScaler
8 8 (1.32%) VPN
9 7 (1.15%) LAN
9 7 (1.15%) BGP
10 6 (0.99%) IP Telephony
11 5 (0.82%) VoIP
11 5 (0.82%) Extranet
11 5 (0.82%) OSPF
11 5 (0.82%) Wireless
12 3 (0.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (0.82%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.33%) Big Data
6 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.33%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.33%) DTS
7 1 (0.16%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.16%) QlikView
7 1 (0.16%) MS Access
7 1 (0.16%) IDOL
7 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (0.82%) Visual Studio
1 5 (0.82%) MSI
1 5 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.33%) Mercurial
2 2 (0.33%) Axure RP
2 2 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.16%) NUnit
3 1 (0.16%) Subversion
3 1 (0.16%) Ant
3 1 (0.16%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.16%) FxCop
3 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 301 (49.59%) Legal
2 161 (26.52%) Finance
3 60 (9.88%) Banking
4 37 (6.10%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.97%) Publishing
6 16 (2.64%) Marketing
7 14 (2.31%) Retail
8 13 (2.14%) Advertising
9 4 (0.66%) Billing
10 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.33%) Front Office
11 2 (0.33%) Back Office
11 2 (0.33%) Automotive
11 2 (0.33%) Electronics
11 2 (0.33%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 229 (37.73%) Analyst
2 79 (13.01%) Service Analyst
3 76 (12.52%) Service Desk Analyst
4 65 (10.71%) Support Analyst
5 57 (9.39%) Business Analyst
6 54 (8.90%) Project Manager
7 48 (7.91%) Help Desk Analyst
8 36 (5.93%) Developer
9 32 (5.27%) Trainer
10 28 (4.61%) IT Trainer
11 25 (4.12%) Architect
12 21 (3.46%) 2nd Line Support
12 21 (3.46%) Desktop Support
13 19 (3.13%) Consultant
14 18 (2.97%) Help Desk Support
15 16 (2.64%) Desktop Support Analyst
15 16 (2.64%) Technical Analyst
15 16 (2.64%) Desktop Analyst
16 15 (2.47%) Procurement Manager
16 15 (2.47%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (6.26%) .NET
2 17 (2.80%) XML
3 15 (2.47%) HTML
4 10 (1.65%) ASP.NET
4 10 (1.65%) Web Services
5 8 (1.32%) CSS
6 6 (0.99%) HTML5
6 6 (0.99%) XSLT
6 6 (0.99%) jQuery
7 5 (0.82%) WCF
7 5 (0.82%) WPF
8 3 (0.49%) Application Packaging
8 3 (0.49%) XHTML
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.33%) Ninject
9 2 (0.33%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.33%) Backbone.js
9 2 (0.33%) Middleware
9 2 (0.33%) SOAP
9 2 (0.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 78 (12.85%) Blackberry
2 19 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 18 (2.97%) Handset
4 16 (2.64%) E-Learning
5 10 (1.65%) Open Source
5 10 (1.65%) PMI
6 9 (1.48%) Replication
7 7 (1.15%) CESG
8 5 (0.82%) RMADS
8 5 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (0.82%) iPhone
9 4 (0.66%) iPad
9 4 (0.66%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (0.66%) Clustering
9 4 (0.66%) Statistics
10 3 (0.49%) Celerra
10 3 (0.49%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (0.49%) CLARiiON
11 2 (0.33%) Social Media
11 2 (0.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 201 (33.11%) Windows
2 131 (21.58%) Windows 7
3 49 (8.07%) Windows XP
4 41 (6.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (4.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.99%) Windows 8
7 6 (0.99%) UNIX
8 5 (0.82%) Linux
9 3 (0.49%) Android
10 2 (0.33%) VME
10 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.33%) MVS
10 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.33%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (16.64%) ITIL
2 96 (15.82%) Document Management
3 82 (13.51%) Project Management
4 56 (9.23%) PRINCE2
5 38 (6.26%) Incident Management
6 37 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (4.94%) Business Analysis
8 28 (4.61%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (4.45%) CRM
10 24 (3.95%) Risk Management
11 22 (3.62%) UML
12 20 (3.29%) Practice Management
13 18 (2.97%) Migration
14 17 (2.80%) Service Delivery
14 17 (2.80%) Change Management
15 15 (2.47%) Service Management
15 15 (2.47%) Scrum
15 15 (2.47%) Continuous Improvement
16 14 (2.31%) Information Security
16 14 (2.31%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 58 (9.56%) SQL
2 35 (5.77%) C#
3 11 (1.81%) Java
4 10 (1.65%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.32%) Python
5 8 (1.32%) C++
6 7 (1.15%) Ruby
6 7 (1.15%) VB
6 7 (1.15%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.66%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.49%) VBA
9 2 (0.33%) C
9 2 (0.33%) VBScript
10 1 (0.16%) Perl
10 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.16%) R
10 1 (0.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (8.07%) Degree
2 29 (4.78%) ITIL Certification
3 22 (3.62%) PMI Certification
4 21 (3.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (3.13%) Security Cleared
6 16 (2.64%) MOS
7 14 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 14 (2.31%) PMP
8 13 (2.14%) MCSE
9 12 (1.98%) CISSP
10 10 (1.65%) SC Cleared
10 10 (1.65%) CIPD
11 6 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.82%) CEH
12 5 (0.82%) MCDST
12 5 (0.82%) MCSA
12 5 (0.82%) CCNA
12 5 (0.82%) ISEB
12 5 (0.82%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (2.47%) SLA
3 11 (1.81%) QA
4 4 (0.66%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.33%) P3O
6 1 (0.16%) COBIT
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 112 (18.45%) Active Directory
2 24 (3.95%) vSphere
3 16 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (2.47%) XenApp
5 14 (2.31%) XenDesktop
6 8 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.49%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.49%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.49%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.33%) NFS
9 1 (0.16%) XenServer
9 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (3.95%) SCCM
2 10 (1.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (1.15%) SCOM
4 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.16%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.16%) DameWare
4 1 (0.16%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.16%) PureDisk
4 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 140 (23.06%) Microsoft
2 98 (16.14%) Citrix
3 26 (4.28%) VMware
4 22 (3.62%) Cisco
5 18 (2.97%) Interwoven
6 15 (2.47%) NetApp
7 12 (1.98%) HP
8 8 (1.32%) SAP
9 7 (1.15%) Adobe
10 6 (0.99%) SolarWinds
11 5 (0.82%) Oracle
11 5 (0.82%) Juniper
11 5 (0.82%) EMC
11 5 (0.82%) Hummingbird
12 4 (0.66%) F5
12 4 (0.66%) LexisNexis
12 4 (0.66%) Open Text
12 4 (0.66%) Websense
12 4 (0.66%) Hitachi
13 3 (0.49%) Meridio
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