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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 251 260 227
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -33
Contract jobs citing Law 417 341 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.82% 0.72% 0.83%
As % of the General category 2.15% 1.74% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 198 200
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £195 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £488 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 30
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -21.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -20.00%
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
19376 19565 18893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.26% 41.34% 41.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12877 12648 11369
Average daily rate £440 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 453 530 737
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +2.22%

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 December 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 17 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +24 297 £400 +14.28% 150
South East -33 26 £425 +7.59% 9
North West +3 23 £308 +2.50% 11
Yorkshire +7 20 £575 +0.87% 4
East of England -4 19 £375 - 4
South West -21 13 £260 -20.00% 4
West Midlands -1 12 £123 -77.72% 3
East Midlands +4 2 £215 -18.09% 5
North East - - - -
Law
UK

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 292 (37.48%) Legal
2 215 (27.60%) Windows
3 203 (26.06%) Finance
4 189 (24.26%) MS Office
5 146 (18.74%) Microsoft
6 138 (17.72%) Windows 7
7 137 (17.59%) Active Directory
8 109 (13.99%) ITIL
8 109 (13.99%) MS Excel
9 99 (12.71%) Project Management
10 97 (12.45%) Citrix
11 78 (10.01%) Agile Software Development
11 78 (10.01%) Document Management
12 77 (9.88%) Blackberry
13 66 (8.47%) Degree
14 65 (8.34%) Banking
15 64 (8.22%) Security Cleared
16 60 (7.70%) Windows Server 2008
17 59 (7.57%) Windows XP
18 58 (7.45%) PRINCE2
18 58 (7.45%) Data Protection
19 55 (7.06%) SQL
20 54 (6.93%) .NET
21 51 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
22 50 (6.42%) Java
23 49 (6.29%) WorkSite
24 47 (6.03%) Windows Server 2003
24 47 (6.03%) Telecoms
25 44 (5.65%) Business Analysis
26 42 (5.39%) C#

Law
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 49 (6.29%) WorkSite
2 40 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 30 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 30 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 24 (3.08%) Lync
5 22 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (1.93%) CMS
7 12 (1.54%) IIS
8 11 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.39%) Drupal
12 3 (0.39%) Apache
12 3 (0.39%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.26%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.26%) nginx
13 2 (0.26%) Jetty
Applications
1 189 (24.26%) MS Office
2 109 (13.99%) MS Excel
3 32 (4.11%) MS Visio
4 25 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (2.95%) MS Project
6 9 (1.16%) Adobe Captivate
7 8 (1.03%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.39%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.26%) Stata
Business Applications
1 13 (1.67%) assyst
2 10 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.26%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.13%) CA Clarity
5 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.13%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.51%) SaaS
2 3 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.26%) Office 365
3 2 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.26%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.26%) VPN
2 40 (5.13%) Firewall
3 30 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 29 (3.72%) Intranet
5 25 (3.21%) Internet
6 24 (3.08%) SAN
6 24 (3.08%) LAN
6 24 (3.08%) WAN
7 23 (2.95%) DHCP
8 20 (2.57%) DNS
9 19 (2.44%) Network Security
10 16 (2.05%) VoIP
11 15 (1.93%) MPLS
12 11 (1.41%) Unified Communications
13 9 (1.16%) VLAN
14 8 (1.03%) WLAN
15 7 (0.90%) Kerberos
15 7 (0.90%) LDAP
16 6 (0.77%) Extranet
17 5 (0.64%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.80%) Big Data
3 12 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.03%) Hadoop
5 7 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (0.90%) MySQL
6 6 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (0.77%) MongoDB
6 6 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (0.77%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.51%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.39%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.26%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.26%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.13%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (2.18%) Jenkins
2 13 (1.67%) Cucumber
3 6 (0.77%) GDB
4 5 (0.64%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.39%) Subversion
7 2 (0.26%) Maven
7 2 (0.26%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.26%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.26%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.26%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.26%) JIRA
8 1 (0.13%) Selenium
8 1 (0.13%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.13%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.13%) Mocha
8 1 (0.13%) FxCop
8 1 (0.13%) MSTest
8 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.13%) Metasploit
General
1 292 (37.48%) Legal
2 203 (26.06%) Finance
3 65 (8.34%) Banking
4 47 (6.03%) Telecoms
5 19 (2.44%) Marketing
6 18 (2.31%) Publishing
7 15 (1.93%) Investment Banking
8 7 (0.90%) Retail
8 7 (0.90%) Billing
9 6 (0.77%) Advertising
10 5 (0.64%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.51%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.39%) Back Office
13 2 (0.26%) Front Office
13 2 (0.26%) German Language
14 1 (0.13%) French Language
14 1 (0.13%) Electronics
14 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 277 (35.56%) Analyst
2 86 (11.04%) Service Analyst
3 82 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
4 65 (8.34%) Project Manager
5 62 (7.96%) Help Desk Analyst
6 56 (7.19%) Developer
7 53 (6.80%) Support Analyst
7 53 (6.80%) Business Analyst
8 32 (4.11%) Trainer
9 30 (3.85%) Architect
9 30 (3.85%) IT Trainer
10 25 (3.21%) Consultant
11 21 (2.70%) Help Desk Support
12 20 (2.57%) Security Analyst
12 20 (2.57%) Administrator
13 19 (2.44%) Desktop Support
13 19 (2.44%) Security Specialist
14 17 (2.18%) Senior Analyst
15 16 (2.05%) Network Analyst
15 16 (2.05%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (6.93%) .NET
2 30 (3.85%) HTML
3 29 (3.72%) CSS
4 14 (1.80%) jQuery
5 12 (1.54%) ASP.NET
5 12 (1.54%) HTML5
5 12 (1.54%) CSS3
6 9 (1.16%) Web Services
7 8 (1.03%) Ajax
7 8 (1.03%) XML
7 8 (1.03%) .NET Framework
8 7 (0.90%) WCF
8 7 (0.90%) JSON
8 7 (0.90%) RESTful
8 7 (0.90%) REST
9 4 (0.51%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (0.51%) SOAP
9 4 (0.51%) XSLT
9 4 (0.51%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 77 (9.88%) Blackberry
2 51 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (4.49%) Management Information System
4 23 (2.95%) Open Source
5 16 (2.05%) E-Learning
6 14 (1.80%) User Experience
7 11 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
7 11 (1.41%) Clustering
7 11 (1.41%) CESG
8 9 (1.16%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.16%) Learning Management System
9 8 (1.03%) Computer Science
10 7 (0.90%) CMDB
11 6 (0.77%) PMI
11 6 (0.77%) Statistics
11 6 (0.77%) Video Editing
12 5 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.64%) RMADS
12 5 (0.64%) Social Media
12 5 (0.64%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 215 (27.60%) Windows
2 138 (17.72%) Windows 7
3 60 (7.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (7.57%) Windows XP
5 47 (6.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (3.08%) Linux
7 12 (1.54%) Windows 8
8 7 (0.90%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.77%) UNIX
9 6 (0.77%) Android
10 5 (0.64%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.26%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.26%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (13.99%) ITIL
2 99 (12.71%) Project Management
3 78 (10.01%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (10.01%) Document Management
4 58 (7.45%) PRINCE2
4 58 (7.45%) Data Protection
5 44 (5.65%) Business Analysis
6 40 (5.13%) Incident Management
7 32 (4.11%) Information Security
7 32 (4.11%) Migration
8 29 (3.72%) Risk Management
8 29 (3.72%) Service Management
8 29 (3.72%) Service Delivery
9 26 (3.34%) Change Control
10 25 (3.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (3.08%) Change Management
11 24 (3.08%) CRM
12 23 (2.95%) Cyber Security
12 23 (2.95%) Penetration Testing
13 20 (2.57%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (7.06%) SQL
2 50 (6.42%) Java
3 42 (5.39%) C#
4 30 (3.85%) Python
5 23 (2.95%) C++
6 20 (2.57%) Ruby
7 17 (2.18%) VB
8 14 (1.80%) VBA
8 14 (1.80%) JavaScript
9 12 (1.54%) Shell Script
9 12 (1.54%) PHP
9 12 (1.54%) C
10 8 (1.03%) Bash Shell
11 7 (0.90%) Perl
11 7 (0.90%) VBScript
12 6 (0.77%) VC++
12 6 (0.77%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.64%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.51%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.26%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 66 (8.47%) Degree
2 64 (8.22%) Security Cleared
3 36 (4.62%) SC Cleared
4 31 (3.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (3.47%) CISSP
6 25 (3.21%) MOS
7 19 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
7 19 (2.44%) MCSE
8 16 (2.05%) PMI Certification
8 16 (2.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 14 (1.80%) ISEB
10 13 (1.67%) PMP
10 13 (1.67%) GIAC
10 13 (1.67%) CEH
11 11 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 10 (1.28%) APMP
12 10 (1.28%) CIPD
13 6 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.64%) MCITP
14 5 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (3.34%) SLA
3 15 (1.93%) QA
4 8 (1.03%) COBIT
5 4 (0.51%) P3O
6 3 (0.39%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 137 (17.59%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.54%) XenApp
4 11 (1.41%) NFS
4 11 (1.41%) Terminal Server
5 9 (1.16%) vSphere
5 9 (1.16%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.77%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (0.39%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 3 (0.39%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.26%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.26%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.26%) MetaFrame
9 2 (0.26%) XenServer
9 2 (0.26%) Xen
10 1 (0.13%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 35 (4.49%) SCCM
2 16 (2.05%) SCOM
3 9 (1.16%) MOM
4 5 (0.64%) SCVMM
4 5 (0.64%) SCDPM
4 5 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.51%) DameWare
6 3 (0.39%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (0.26%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.26%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.26%) EdgeSight
7 2 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.13%) PureDisk
8 1 (0.13%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.13%) OpenView
8 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.13%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.13%) OPNET
Vendors
1 146 (18.74%) Microsoft
2 97 (12.45%) Citrix
3 41 (5.26%) VMware
4 28 (3.59%) Interwoven
5 24 (3.08%) Cisco
6 20 (2.57%) HP
7 13 (1.67%) SolarWinds
7 13 (1.67%) EMC
8 11 (1.41%) NetApp
8 11 (1.41%) Remedy
8 11 (1.41%) Symantec
8 11 (1.41%) Amdocs
9 10 (1.28%) AppSense
9 10 (1.28%) Juniper
9 10 (1.28%) BMC
9 10 (1.28%) Adobe
10 8 (1.03%) CheckPoint
11 7 (0.90%) Riverbed
11 7 (0.90%) SAP
11 7 (0.90%) Open Text
London
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £18 - 23 per hour
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Pharma Division
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Pharma Division
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £15 - 18 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: 12 MONTH CONTRACT
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Lewis Paige
Rate: £300 - £420 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £430 - £470 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £525 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 320-350 Per Day
Posted: 23 days ago