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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 263 240 243
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Contract jobs citing Law 357 345 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.77% 0.78% 0.75%
As % of the General category 1.99% 1.89% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 207 172
Average daily rate
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£406 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.79% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £204 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £488 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.02% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 22
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.95 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.07% -13.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £37.50 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +10.52%
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
17910 18292 16725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.74% 41.10% 40.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11767 11624 10165
Average daily rate £440 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 563 656
Average hourly rate £23.38 £22.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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 27 January 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
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 27 January 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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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 -19 248 £415 +12.16% 150
North West +2 22 £313 -3.84% 22
West Midlands +12 20 £231 -57.95% 11
East of England +1 19 £350 - 15
South East -20 18 £425 +6.25% 16
Yorkshire +6 14 £700 +288.88% 5
South West -9 13 £375 +1.69% 6
East Midlands +10 1 £125 - 7
North East - - - - 1
Law
UK

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 281 (35.71%) Legal
2 213 (27.06%) Finance
3 201 (25.54%) Windows
4 181 (23.00%) MS Office
5 130 (16.52%) Microsoft
6 127 (16.14%) Active Directory
7 124 (15.76%) Windows 7
8 108 (13.72%) MS Excel
9 104 (13.21%) ITIL
10 103 (13.09%) Project Management
11 90 (11.44%) Citrix
12 89 (11.31%) Agile Software Development
13 73 (9.28%) Blackberry
14 71 (9.02%) Document Management
15 67 (8.51%) Banking
15 67 (8.51%) Degree
16 64 (8.13%) Security Cleared
17 63 (8.01%) PRINCE2
18 62 (7.88%) Data Protection
19 61 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
20 56 (7.12%) Java
21 55 (6.99%) SQL
22 51 (6.48%) Telecoms
23 50 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
24 49 (6.23%) .NET
25 48 (6.10%) Business Analysis
26 46 (5.84%) Windows XP
27 44 (5.59%) VMware
27 44 (5.59%) Incident Management
28 42 (5.34%) MS Visio

Law
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 41 (5.21%) WorkSite
2 36 (4.57%) MS Exchange
3 26 (3.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 24 (3.05%) SharePoint
5 22 (2.80%) Lync
6 20 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (1.78%) IIS
8 13 (1.65%) CMS
9 11 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.51%) Apache
13 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.38%) Drupal
13 3 (0.38%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.25%) CICS
14 2 (0.25%) Jetty
14 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 181 (23.00%) MS Office
2 108 (13.72%) MS Excel
3 42 (5.34%) MS Visio
4 27 (3.43%) MS Project
5 22 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (1.27%) Photoshop
7 8 (1.02%) Adobe Captivate
8 4 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.25%) Stata
9 2 (0.25%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 10 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.02%) assyst
3 7 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.25%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) CA Clarity
5 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.64%) SaaS
2 3 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.25%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.13%) Office 365
4 1 (0.13%) GitHub
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.96%) VPN
2 34 (4.32%) Firewall
3 31 (3.94%) TCP/IP
4 30 (3.81%) Internet
5 26 (3.30%) WAN
6 23 (2.92%) LAN
7 22 (2.80%) SAN
8 19 (2.41%) Network Security
8 19 (2.41%) VoIP
8 19 (2.41%) DHCP
9 18 (2.29%) Intranet
10 17 (2.16%) DNS
11 15 (1.91%) MPLS
12 11 (1.40%) Unified Communications
13 8 (1.02%) WLAN
13 8 (1.02%) VLAN
14 6 (0.76%) LDAP
14 6 (0.76%) Kerberos
14 6 (0.76%) SMTP
15 5 (0.64%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (4.07%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.78%) Big Data
3 11 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (1.02%) Hadoop
5 7 (0.89%) MongoDB
5 7 (0.89%) MySQL
5 7 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (0.76%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.64%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.38%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.25%) DataStage
10 2 (0.25%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.25%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 18 (2.29%) Jenkins
2 14 (1.78%) Cucumber
3 6 (0.76%) GDB
4 5 (0.64%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.38%) Subversion
6 2 (0.25%) Maven
6 2 (0.25%) CruiseControl
6 2 (0.25%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.25%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.25%) JIRA
7 1 (0.13%) TestLink
7 1 (0.13%) Geb
7 1 (0.13%) NSubstitute
7 1 (0.13%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.13%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.13%) Mocha
7 1 (0.13%) Hudson
7 1 (0.13%) MSTest
7 1 (0.13%) WebDriver
General
1 281 (35.71%) Legal
2 213 (27.06%) Finance
3 67 (8.51%) Banking
4 51 (6.48%) Telecoms
5 19 (2.41%) Publishing
6 16 (2.03%) Marketing
7 15 (1.91%) Investment Banking
8 14 (1.78%) Retail
9 8 (1.02%) Billing
10 5 (0.64%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.64%) Advertising
11 4 (0.51%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.38%) Back Office
13 2 (0.25%) Front Office
13 2 (0.25%) German Language
14 1 (0.13%) French Language
14 1 (0.13%) Local Government
14 1 (0.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 280 (35.58%) Analyst
2 85 (10.80%) Service Analyst
3 81 (10.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 71 (9.02%) Project Manager
5 65 (8.26%) Business Analyst
6 61 (7.75%) Developer
7 59 (7.50%) Help Desk Analyst
8 49 (6.23%) Support Analyst
9 32 (4.07%) Consultant
10 29 (3.68%) Architect
10 29 (3.68%) Trainer
11 25 (3.18%) IT Trainer
12 19 (2.41%) Administrator
12 19 (2.41%) Senior Analyst
13 18 (2.29%) Delivery Manager
14 17 (2.16%) Desktop Support
15 16 (2.03%) Network Analyst
15 16 (2.03%) Senior Developer
16 15 (1.91%) Security Specialist
16 15 (1.91%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (6.23%) .NET
2 29 (3.68%) CSS
2 29 (3.68%) HTML
3 13 (1.65%) jQuery
4 12 (1.52%) HTML5
4 12 (1.52%) CSS3
5 10 (1.27%) ASP.NET
5 10 (1.27%) Web Services
6 8 (1.02%) Ajax
6 8 (1.02%) XML
6 8 (1.02%) .NET Framework
6 8 (1.02%) RESTful
7 7 (0.89%) REST
7 7 (0.89%) JSON
8 5 (0.64%) Vaadin
8 5 (0.64%) Stripes Framework
8 5 (0.64%) WCF
8 5 (0.64%) GWT
9 4 (0.51%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (0.51%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 73 (9.28%) Blackberry
2 61 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (4.96%) Management Information System
4 26 (3.30%) Open Source
5 17 (2.16%) User Experience
6 15 (1.91%) E-Learning
7 11 (1.40%) Learning Management System
8 10 (1.27%) Clustering
8 10 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (1.14%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.14%) Video Editing
10 8 (1.02%) Computer Science
11 7 (0.89%) Social Media
11 7 (0.89%) CMDB
11 7 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (0.89%) PMI
12 6 (0.76%) CLARiiON
12 6 (0.76%) CESG
12 6 (0.76%) Thin Client
12 6 (0.76%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 201 (25.54%) Windows
2 124 (15.76%) Windows 7
3 50 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (5.84%) Windows XP
5 41 (5.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (3.43%) Linux
7 12 (1.52%) Windows 8
8 7 (0.89%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.89%) Android
9 6 (0.76%) UNIX
10 5 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (0.64%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.25%) AIX
12 2 (0.25%) Solaris
12 2 (0.25%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.25%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (13.21%) ITIL
2 103 (13.09%) Project Management
3 89 (11.31%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (9.02%) Document Management
5 63 (8.01%) PRINCE2
6 62 (7.88%) Data Protection
7 48 (6.10%) Business Analysis
8 44 (5.59%) Incident Management
9 32 (4.07%) Service Delivery
10 31 (3.94%) Service Management
10 31 (3.94%) Migration
11 30 (3.81%) Risk Management
11 30 (3.81%) CRM
12 29 (3.68%) Change Management
12 29 (3.68%) Information Security
13 27 (3.43%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (3.18%) Continuous Improvement
15 23 (2.92%) Agile Project Management
16 22 (2.80%) Data Analysis
17 21 (2.67%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 56 (7.12%) Java
2 55 (6.99%) SQL
3 40 (5.08%) C#
4 33 (4.19%) Python
5 23 (2.92%) C++
6 21 (2.67%) Ruby
7 18 (2.29%) VB
8 15 (1.91%) VBA
9 14 (1.78%) JavaScript
9 14 (1.78%) Shell Script
10 12 (1.52%) PHP
10 12 (1.52%) C
11 8 (1.02%) Bash Shell
12 7 (0.89%) Perl
13 6 (0.76%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.76%) VBScript
13 6 (0.76%) VC++
14 5 (0.64%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.64%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 67 (8.51%) Degree
2 64 (8.13%) Security Cleared
3 40 (5.08%) SC Cleared
4 28 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (3.05%) MOS
6 22 (2.80%) PMI Certification
7 18 (2.29%) CISSP
7 18 (2.29%) PMP
8 17 (2.16%) APMP
8 17 (2.16%) ISEB
9 16 (2.03%) MCSE
9 16 (2.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 12 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (1.27%) CIPD
12 9 (1.14%) CEH
12 9 (1.14%) GIAC
13 6 (0.76%) MCITP
13 6 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (3.18%) SLA
3 19 (2.41%) QA
4 8 (1.02%) COBIT
5 4 (0.51%) P3O
6 3 (0.38%) BS25999
7 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 127 (16.14%) Active Directory
2 25 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.52%) Terminal Server
4 11 (1.40%) vSphere
4 11 (1.40%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.40%) NFS
5 9 (1.14%) XenApp
6 6 (0.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 5 (0.64%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.38%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.38%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.25%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.25%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.25%) MetaFrame
10 2 (0.25%) Xen
10 2 (0.25%) XenServer
11 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.13%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 35 (4.45%) SCCM
2 15 (1.91%) SCOM
3 9 (1.14%) MOM
4 4 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.51%) SCVMM
4 4 (0.51%) SCDPM
5 3 (0.38%) MIMEsweeper
5 3 (0.38%) DameWare
6 2 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.25%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.25%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.13%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.13%) OpenView
7 1 (0.13%) Nessus
7 1 (0.13%) OPNET
7 1 (0.13%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 130 (16.52%) Microsoft
2 90 (11.44%) Citrix
3 44 (5.59%) VMware
4 27 (3.43%) Interwoven
4 27 (3.43%) Cisco
5 19 (2.41%) HP
6 15 (1.91%) EMC
7 13 (1.65%) SolarWinds
8 11 (1.40%) Adobe
8 11 (1.40%) AppSense
8 11 (1.40%) Amdocs
9 10 (1.27%) BMC
9 10 (1.27%) Remedy
9 10 (1.27%) Symantec
10 9 (1.14%) Juniper
10 9 (1.14%) CheckPoint
11 8 (1.02%) Open Text
12 7 (0.89%) MobileIron
12 7 (0.89%) Riverbed
12 7 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: 17 hours ago
City Of London
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Rate: £135 - £150 per day
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London
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Rate: £35k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
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Rate: £290 - £310 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
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Devon
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Posted: 5 days ago
Suffolk
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £100000 per annum
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London
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Rate: 350-475 Per Day
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Rate: £350 per annum
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day + 6 monthly extensions
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Rate: £150 - £200 per day
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Rate: competitive
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Rate: 100-140 Per Day
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City of London
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Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
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