The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Law over the 3 months to 10 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 London 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 209 209 192
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Contract jobs citing Law 218 233 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.96% 0.98% 1.00%
As % of the General category 2.13% 1.90% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 149 132
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -32.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £280 £378
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -25.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 22
Average hourly rate £21.94 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.46% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £17.10 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.46 £27.25 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -54.28%
General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
10227 12265 13500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.84% 51.48% 51.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7129 8627 9184
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 182 204
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £46.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Law
England

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Law across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Law Jobs Demand Trend in London

Law
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Law across the London region.

Law Daily Rate Trend in London

Law
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Law across the London region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Law Daily Rate Histogram in London

Law
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Law across the London region.

Law Hourly Rate Trend in London

Law
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the London region over the 3 months to 10 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
City of London +6 54 £276 +9.40% 43
Uxbridge - 1 £350 -
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Orpington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 278 (53.36%) Legal
2 188 (36.08%) Windows
3 157 (30.13%) MS Office
4 134 (25.72%) Finance
5 126 (24.18%) Microsoft
6 114 (21.88%) Windows 7
7 105 (20.15%) MS Excel
8 102 (19.58%) ITIL
9 94 (18.04%) Active Directory
10 89 (17.08%) Document Management
11 77 (14.78%) Banking
12 72 (13.82%) Blackberry
12 72 (13.82%) Project Management
13 68 (13.05%) Citrix
14 60 (11.52%) PRINCE2
15 48 (9.21%) SQL
16 43 (8.25%) Windows XP
17 38 (7.29%) WorkSite
18 37 (7.10%) MS Exchange
18 37 (7.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 34 (6.53%) SharePoint
20 32 (6.14%) Degree
20 32 (6.14%) Business Analysis
21 31 (5.95%) C#
21 31 (5.95%) .NET
21 31 (5.95%) ITIL Certification
22 30 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
23 29 (5.57%) Windows Server 2008
24 28 (5.37%) MS PowerPoint
24 28 (5.37%) Incident Management

Law
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 38 (7.29%) WorkSite
2 37 (7.10%) MS Exchange
2 37 (7.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 34 (6.53%) SharePoint
4 25 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (3.65%) Lync
6 17 (3.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 12 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (1.92%) CMS
8 10 (1.92%) IIS
9 4 (0.77%) MS Project Server
10 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.38%) Apache
11 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.19%) Documentum
12 1 (0.19%) SAS
12 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.19%) Drupal
12 1 (0.19%) Alfresco
Applications
1 157 (30.13%) MS Office
2 105 (20.15%) MS Excel
3 28 (5.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (4.99%) MS Visio
5 23 (4.41%) MS Project
6 7 (1.34%) Photoshop
7 6 (1.15%) Adobe Captivate
8 5 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.77%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.19%) RoboHelp
10 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (1.15%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 5 (0.96%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.19%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.19%) assyst
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.19%) SaaS
2 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.45%) DNS
2 17 (3.26%) Unified Communications
3 16 (3.07%) Firewall
4 15 (2.88%) Intranet
5 13 (2.50%) Internet
6 12 (2.30%) TCP/IP
7 10 (1.92%) DHCP
7 10 (1.92%) WAN
8 9 (1.73%) SAN
8 9 (1.73%) NetScaler
8 9 (1.73%) Reverse Proxy
9 8 (1.54%) BGP
9 8 (1.54%) LAN
10 7 (1.34%) Wireless
10 7 (1.34%) IP Telephony
10 7 (1.34%) Network Security
11 5 (0.96%) OSPF
11 5 (0.96%) VPN
12 4 (0.77%) PBX
12 4 (0.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (0.96%) Relational Database
3 4 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.38%) Big Data
5 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.38%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.38%) IDOL
6 1 (0.19%) Text Mining
6 1 (0.19%) DTS
6 1 (0.19%) QlikView
6 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (0.96%) MSI
2 4 (0.77%) Axure RP
2 4 (0.77%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (0.38%) Ant
3 2 (0.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.38%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.19%) FxCop
4 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.19%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.19%) NUnit
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 278 (53.36%) Legal
2 134 (25.72%) Finance
3 77 (14.78%) Banking
4 17 (3.26%) Publishing
4 17 (3.26%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.88%) Advertising
6 11 (2.11%) Retail
7 10 (1.92%) Marketing
8 4 (0.77%) Billing
8 4 (0.77%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.38%) Games
9 2 (0.38%) Front Office
10 1 (0.19%) Electronics
10 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
10 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 209 (40.12%) Analyst
2 74 (14.20%) Service Analyst
3 70 (13.44%) Service Desk Analyst
4 61 (11.71%) Business Analyst
5 58 (11.13%) Support Analyst
6 53 (10.17%) Project Manager
7 33 (6.33%) Trainer
8 30 (5.76%) Developer
9 29 (5.57%) IT Trainer
10 27 (5.18%) Help Desk Analyst
11 25 (4.80%) 2nd Line Support
12 23 (4.41%) Architect
13 18 (3.45%) Desktop Support
13 18 (3.45%) Administrator
14 17 (3.26%) Technical Analyst
15 16 (3.07%) Consultant
16 15 (2.88%) Desktop Analyst
16 15 (2.88%) Agile Business Analyst
17 14 (2.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
17 14 (2.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.95%) .NET
2 18 (3.45%) XML
3 17 (3.26%) HTML
4 9 (1.73%) CSS
5 8 (1.54%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.54%) jQuery
5 8 (1.54%) HTML5
6 6 (1.15%) Web Services
6 6 (1.15%) XSLT
7 4 (0.77%) XHTML
8 3 (0.58%) WPF
9 2 (0.38%) JSON
9 2 (0.38%) Application Packaging
9 2 (0.38%) WCF
9 2 (0.38%) Ninject
9 2 (0.38%) Backbone.js
9 2 (0.38%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.38%) Middleware
9 2 (0.38%) WinForms
10 1 (0.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 72 (13.82%) Blackberry
2 21 (4.03%) Handset
3 17 (3.26%) E-Learning
4 14 (2.69%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.30%) PMI
6 9 (1.73%) Replication
7 8 (1.54%) Open Source
8 6 (1.15%) iPhone
9 5 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (0.96%) Statistics
10 4 (0.77%) iPad
10 4 (0.77%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (0.58%) Clustering
12 2 (0.38%) Data Conversion
12 2 (0.38%) Freedom of Information
12 2 (0.38%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.38%) Computer Science
13 1 (0.19%) Social Network
13 1 (0.19%) Fat Client
13 1 (0.19%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 188 (36.08%) Windows
2 114 (21.88%) Windows 7
3 43 (8.25%) Windows XP
4 29 (5.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (2.50%) UNIX
8 12 (2.30%) Linux
9 6 (1.15%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.58%) Android
10 3 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.38%) MVS
11 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.38%) VME
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.19%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (19.58%) ITIL
2 89 (17.08%) Document Management
3 72 (13.82%) Project Management
4 60 (11.52%) PRINCE2
5 32 (6.14%) Business Analysis
6 30 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (5.37%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (5.37%) Incident Management
8 20 (3.84%) UML
9 19 (3.65%) Practice Management
9 19 (3.65%) Change Management
10 18 (3.45%) CRM
11 15 (2.88%) TDD
11 15 (2.88%) Migration
11 15 (2.88%) Data Analysis
12 13 (2.50%) Use Case
12 13 (2.50%) Service Management
12 13 (2.50%) Service Delivery
13 12 (2.30%) User Stories
14 11 (2.11%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 48 (9.21%) SQL
2 31 (5.95%) C#
3 11 (2.11%) Java
4 10 (1.92%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.73%) Python
6 8 (1.54%) Ruby
6 8 (1.54%) PowerShell
6 8 (1.54%) C++
7 6 (1.15%) VB
8 4 (0.77%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.38%) VBA
9 2 (0.38%) Perl
9 2 (0.38%) C
10 1 (0.19%) Scala
10 1 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (6.14%) Degree
2 31 (5.95%) ITIL Certification
3 25 (4.80%) PMI Certification
4 23 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 17 (3.26%) PMP
7 16 (3.07%) MOS
8 15 (2.88%) MCSE
9 9 (1.73%) MCP
10 8 (1.54%) MCDST
10 8 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.34%) CISSP
12 6 (1.15%) MCSA
13 5 (0.96%) CCNP
13 5 (0.96%) CCNA
13 5 (0.96%) Security Cleared
14 4 (0.77%) APMP
14 4 (0.77%) ISEB
14 4 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.77%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.11%) QA
2 10 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.15%) SLA
4 2 (0.38%) P3O
5 1 (0.19%) COBIT
5 1 (0.19%) MiFID
5 1 (0.19%) FATCA
System Software
1 94 (18.04%) Active Directory
2 22 (4.22%) vSphere
3 17 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (3.07%) XenDesktop
5 10 (1.92%) XenApp
6 8 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.58%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.58%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.38%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.19%) UAG
Systems Management
1 26 (4.99%) SCCM
2 8 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (1.15%) SCOM
4 2 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.19%) collectd
5 1 (0.19%) Opsview
5 1 (0.19%) Nagios
5 1 (0.19%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.19%) DameWare
5 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.19%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 126 (24.18%) Microsoft
2 68 (13.05%) Citrix
3 27 (5.18%) Cisco
4 24 (4.61%) VMware
5 19 (3.65%) Interwoven
6 9 (1.73%) HP
6 9 (1.73%) NetApp
7 7 (1.34%) Adobe
8 6 (1.15%) PeopleSoft
8 6 (1.15%) Hummingbird
8 6 (1.15%) F5
8 6 (1.15%) MobileIron
9 5 (0.96%) SolarWinds
9 5 (0.96%) Open Text
9 5 (0.96%) Websense
9 5 (0.96%) Juniper
10 4 (0.77%) Hitachi
10 4 (0.77%) Oracle
10 4 (0.77%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.58%) Apple
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £150 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £300 - 320 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
FieldFisher
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £32k - 38k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 26 days ago