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 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 264 286 250
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -36
Contract jobs citing Law 390 334 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.77% 0.66% 0.74%
As % of the General category 2.01% 1.70% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 215 183
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £204 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
-9.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 12
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% -22.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £10.00 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.85 £22.62 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.68 £13.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+57.63% -11.29%
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
19427 19694 18797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.44% 39.16% 42.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12261 12468 11658
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £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 475 549 590
Average hourly rate £22.43 £23.68 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.28% -5.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.97 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

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 24 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 24 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 24 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 +12 283 £355 +1.35% 214
Yorkshire +4 26 £365 +102.77% 7
North West -7 22 £275 -48.11% 21
South East -17 21 £320 -20.00% 22
West Midlands +2 18 £450 +35.84% 11
East of England +20 9 £425 +11.47% 3
South West +7 6 £350 -17.64% 10
East Midlands - 4 £313 - 13
Law
UK

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 255 (33.95%) Legal
2 205 (27.30%) Finance
3 190 (25.30%) Windows
4 137 (18.24%) MS Office
5 133 (17.71%) Microsoft
6 121 (16.11%) Project Management
7 105 (13.98%) MS Excel
8 101 (13.45%) Active Directory
9 99 (13.18%) Windows 7
10 97 (12.92%) ITIL
11 89 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
12 84 (11.19%) Banking
13 79 (10.52%) Degree
14 77 (10.25%) PRINCE2
15 74 (9.85%) Citrix
16 61 (8.12%) .NET
17 60 (7.99%) SQL
18 57 (7.59%) Blackberry
19 55 (7.32%) Security Cleared
19 55 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
20 53 (7.06%) Document Management
21 49 (6.52%) Telecoms
22 48 (6.39%) Java
23 47 (6.26%) CRM
24 46 (6.13%) MS Visio
24 46 (6.13%) Migration
25 45 (5.99%) C#
25 45 (5.99%) SQL Server
26 44 (5.86%) Stakeholder Management
27 42 (5.59%) Business Analysis

Law
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (4.93%) SharePoint
2 31 (4.13%) MS Exchange
2 31 (4.13%) WorkSite
3 21 (2.80%) IIS
4 18 (2.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 16 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (1.46%) Lync
8 10 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 10 (1.33%) CMS
9 8 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.67%) Node.js
12 4 (0.53%) Apache
13 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.40%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.27%) Drupal
14 2 (0.27%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.27%) CICS
Applications
1 137 (18.24%) MS Office
2 105 (13.98%) MS Excel
3 46 (6.13%) MS Visio
4 32 (4.26%) MS Project
5 23 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.93%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 10 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.27%) Cognos Planning
2 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.13%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.07%) SaaS
2 6 (0.80%) Office 365
3 5 (0.67%) Mimecast
4 3 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.46%) VPN
2 25 (3.33%) Internet
3 23 (3.06%) WAN
4 21 (2.80%) LAN
5 18 (2.40%) TCP/IP
6 16 (2.13%) Firewall
7 14 (1.86%) DNS
8 13 (1.73%) Intranet
8 13 (1.73%) DHCP
9 9 (1.20%) SAN
10 8 (1.07%) MPLS
11 7 (0.93%) VLAN
11 7 (0.93%) WLAN
12 6 (0.80%) Network Security
12 6 (0.80%) VoIP
12 6 (0.80%) Kerberos
12 6 (0.80%) SMTP
12 6 (0.80%) LDAP
13 5 (0.67%) Extranet
13 5 (0.67%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (5.99%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 15 (2.00%) Big Data
4 14 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (1.07%) Spotfire
6 8 (1.07%) QlikView
6 8 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (0.93%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.53%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (0.40%) DB2
9 3 (0.40%) OLAP
10 2 (0.27%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.27%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.27%) OLTP
10 2 (0.27%) DataStage
10 2 (0.27%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 10 (1.33%) Visual Studio
2 6 (0.80%) GDB
3 4 (0.53%) JIRA
3 4 (0.53%) NUnit
4 3 (0.40%) MSI
4 3 (0.40%) AdminStudio
4 3 (0.40%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (0.27%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.27%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.27%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.13%) Subversion
6 1 (0.13%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.13%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.13%) Mocha
6 1 (0.13%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.13%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.13%) Android Studio
General
1 255 (33.95%) Legal
2 205 (27.30%) Finance
3 84 (11.19%) Banking
4 49 (6.52%) Telecoms
5 32 (4.26%) Retail
6 20 (2.66%) Marketing
7 16 (2.13%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.33%) Billing
9 9 (1.20%) Publishing
10 5 (0.67%) Advertising
11 4 (0.53%) Back Office
11 4 (0.53%) Games
11 4 (0.53%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.27%) Local Government
13 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.13%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 240 (31.96%) Analyst
2 96 (12.78%) Developer
3 76 (10.12%) Business Analyst
4 75 (9.99%) Project Manager
5 57 (7.59%) Service Analyst
6 56 (7.46%) Service Desk Analyst
7 38 (5.06%) Support Analyst
8 30 (3.99%) Help Desk Analyst
9 25 (3.33%) Coordinator
9 25 (3.33%) Architect
10 22 (2.93%) Consultant
10 22 (2.93%) Senior Developer
11 19 (2.53%) Trainer
12 18 (2.40%) Project Coordinator
13 16 (2.13%) Desktop Support
13 16 (2.13%) IT Trainer
13 16 (2.13%) Procurement Manager
13 16 (2.13%) Senior Analyst
13 16 (2.13%) Delivery Manager
14 15 (2.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (8.12%) .NET
2 32 (4.26%) HTML
3 28 (3.73%) CSS
4 24 (3.20%) .NET Framework
5 19 (2.53%) HTML5
6 16 (2.13%) CSS3
7 15 (2.00%) XML
7 15 (2.00%) ASP.NET
8 11 (1.46%) AngularJS
9 10 (1.33%) jQuery
9 10 (1.33%) Web Services
9 10 (1.33%) XSLT
10 8 (1.07%) RESTful
10 8 (1.07%) JSON
10 8 (1.07%) SOAP
11 5 (0.67%) XML Schema
11 5 (0.67%) GWT
11 5 (0.67%) Stripes Framework
11 5 (0.67%) Backbone.js
11 5 (0.67%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 57 (7.59%) Blackberry
2 55 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (4.39%) Management Information System
4 25 (3.33%) Open Source
5 20 (2.66%) User Experience
6 11 (1.46%) PMI
6 11 (1.46%) Mobile App
7 10 (1.33%) Visualisation
7 10 (1.33%) Clustering
8 8 (1.07%) iPhone
9 7 (0.93%) E-Learning
9 7 (0.93%) Social Media
10 6 (0.80%) Computer Science
10 6 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (0.80%) Statistics
11 5 (0.67%) Learning Management System
12 4 (0.53%) Kindle
12 4 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.53%) Graphic Design
12 4 (0.53%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 190 (25.30%) Windows
2 99 (13.18%) Windows 7
3 40 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (4.39%) Windows XP
5 32 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (3.33%) Linux
7 17 (2.26%) Windows 8
7 17 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (1.60%) Apple iOS
9 10 (1.33%) Android
10 5 (0.67%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.40%) UNIX
11 3 (0.40%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.40%) AIX
11 3 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.27%) Solaris
13 1 (0.13%) zOS
13 1 (0.13%) VMS
13 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (16.11%) Project Management
2 97 (12.92%) ITIL
3 89 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (10.25%) PRINCE2
5 53 (7.06%) Document Management
6 47 (6.26%) CRM
7 46 (6.13%) Migration
8 44 (5.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 42 (5.59%) Business Analysis
10 39 (5.19%) Service Management
10 39 (5.19%) Change Management
11 32 (4.26%) Data Protection
12 31 (4.13%) Risk Management
13 28 (3.73%) Six Sigma
14 27 (3.60%) Incident Management
14 27 (3.60%) Information Security
15 24 (3.20%) Continuous Improvement
16 22 (2.93%) Practice Management
17 21 (2.80%) Agile Project Management
17 21 (2.80%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 60 (7.99%) SQL
2 48 (6.39%) Java
3 45 (5.99%) C#
4 32 (4.26%) Python
5 29 (3.86%) JavaScript
6 23 (3.06%) C++
7 19 (2.53%) VB
8 16 (2.13%) PowerShell
9 15 (2.00%) Ruby
10 14 (1.86%) VBA
11 13 (1.73%) T-SQL
12 10 (1.33%) PHP
12 10 (1.33%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.20%) VB.NET
13 9 (1.20%) C
14 8 (1.07%) Perl
15 7 (0.93%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.80%) VC++
17 5 (0.67%) XPath
18 4 (0.53%) XAML
Qualifications
1 79 (10.52%) Degree
2 55 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 33 (4.39%) SC Cleared
4 30 (3.99%) PMI Certification
5 28 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (3.46%) PMP
7 16 (2.13%) APMP
7 16 (2.13%) ISEB
8 15 (2.00%) MOS
9 14 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 12 (1.60%) MCDST
12 11 (1.46%) MCITP
13 10 (1.33%) MCSE
14 9 (1.20%) CISSP
15 6 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 6 (0.80%) A+ Certification
16 5 (0.67%) MCP
16 5 (0.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
17 4 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.20%) QA
2 22 (2.93%) SLA
3 10 (1.33%) COBIT
3 10 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.93%) P3O
5 6 (0.80%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.53%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.40%) BS25999
8 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 101 (13.45%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.46%) NFS
4 7 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.93%) XenDesktop
5 6 (0.80%) vSphere
5 6 (0.80%) XenApp
6 5 (0.67%) Terminal Server
6 5 (0.67%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.40%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.40%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.27%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.13%) XenServer
9 1 (0.13%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 23 (3.06%) SCCM
2 5 (0.67%) SCOM
3 4 (0.53%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.27%) HP SIM
5 2 (0.27%) WSUS
5 2 (0.27%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.27%) OpenView
5 2 (0.27%) MOM
5 2 (0.27%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (0.27%) DameWare
5 2 (0.27%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.13%) WMI
6 1 (0.13%) Legato
6 1 (0.13%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.13%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.13%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 133 (17.71%) Microsoft
2 74 (9.85%) Citrix
3 33 (4.39%) VMware
4 19 (2.53%) Oracle
4 19 (2.53%) Cisco
5 17 (2.26%) HP
6 16 (2.13%) Interwoven
7 12 (1.60%) IBM
7 12 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (1.60%) OpenText
8 11 (1.46%) Amdocs
9 9 (1.20%) CheckPoint
10 8 (1.07%) Tableau
10 8 (1.07%) Adobe
10 8 (1.07%) TIBCO
10 8 (1.07%) Symantec
11 7 (0.93%) AppSense
11 7 (0.93%) Websense
12 6 (0.80%) MobileIron
12 6 (0.80%) EMC
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £475 per day + 6 month rolling
Posted: Yesterday
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + 6 month rolling
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + 6 month rolling
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London, United Kingdom
Fieldfisher
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Fieldfisher
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £55k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
Thomson Reuters
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lewis Paige
Rate: Contract Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Rate: Unspecified - £Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + 6 month rolling
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £200 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £200 - £325 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - 450 per day + negotiable on experience
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