The 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 205 190 158
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -32
Contract jobs citing Law 242 271 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.01% 1.08% 1.27%
As % of the General category 2.25% 2.14% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 173 189
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 £250 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £194 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £310 £323
% change year-on-year
+53.22% -3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 19
Average hourly rate £21.94 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.68% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £18.20 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.46 £26.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
Law
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
10752 12686 13547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.84% 50.73% 52.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7454 8960 9275
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 £638 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 171 232
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +23 73 £325 +30.00% 34
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 228 (47.60%) Legal
2 154 (32.15%) Windows
3 128 (26.72%) MS Office
4 112 (23.38%) Microsoft
5 111 (23.17%) Finance
6 98 (20.46%) Windows 7
7 93 (19.42%) Active Directory
8 91 (19.00%) ITIL
9 84 (17.54%) MS Excel
10 69 (14.41%) Project Management
11 68 (14.20%) Document Management
12 66 (13.78%) Citrix
13 53 (11.06%) SQL
14 52 (10.86%) Banking
14 52 (10.86%) PRINCE2
15 51 (10.65%) Blackberry
16 45 (9.39%) Degree
17 44 (9.19%) Windows XP
18 35 (7.31%) MS Exchange
19 34 (7.10%) SharePoint
19 34 (7.10%) WorkSite
20 33 (6.89%) Agile Software Development
20 33 (6.89%) .NET
21 29 (6.05%) Business Analysis
22 28 (5.85%) SQL Server
22 28 (5.85%) Intranet
23 27 (5.64%) VMware
23 27 (5.64%) Windows Server 2008
24 26 (5.43%) C#
25 24 (5.01%) CRM

Law
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 35 (7.31%) MS Exchange
2 34 (7.10%) SharePoint
2 34 (7.10%) WorkSite
3 24 (5.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (4.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 15 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 14 (2.92%) Lync
7 13 (2.71%) CMS
8 12 (2.51%) IIS
8 12 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.42%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.42%) Drupal
12 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.21%) Apache
13 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 128 (26.72%) MS Office
2 84 (17.54%) MS Excel
3 22 (4.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (4.38%) MS Visio
5 19 (3.97%) MS Project
6 6 (1.25%) Adobe Captivate
7 4 (0.84%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.63%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.21%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.21%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (2.09%) assyst
2 6 (1.25%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.21%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.21%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.21%) SaaS
2 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.85%) Intranet
2 22 (4.59%) Internet
3 20 (4.18%) Firewall
4 18 (3.76%) TCP/IP
5 15 (3.13%) SAN
6 12 (2.51%) Network Security
6 12 (2.51%) Unified Communications
7 11 (2.30%) DNS
8 10 (2.09%) DHCP
8 10 (2.09%) NetScaler
9 6 (1.25%) BGP
9 6 (1.25%) IP Telephony
9 6 (1.25%) VPN
9 6 (1.25%) WAN
10 5 (1.04%) VoIP
10 5 (1.04%) Wireless
10 5 (1.04%) OSPF
11 4 (0.84%) LAN
11 4 (0.84%) Extranet
12 3 (0.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (0.84%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.63%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.42%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.42%) Big Data
6 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.21%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.21%) DTS
7 1 (0.21%) QlikView
7 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.21%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.04%) MSI
2 4 (0.84%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.63%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.63%) Mercurial
4 2 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.42%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.21%) Hudson
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.21%) JUnit
5 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.21%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.21%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.21%) FxCop
5 1 (0.21%) Mocha
5 1 (0.21%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.21%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.21%) JMeter
5 1 (0.21%) NUnit
5 1 (0.21%) Subversion
5 1 (0.21%) Maven
General
1 228 (47.60%) Legal
2 111 (23.17%) Finance
3 52 (10.86%) Banking
4 12 (2.51%) Marketing
5 10 (2.09%) Retail
5 10 (2.09%) Publishing
5 10 (2.09%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.46%) Advertising
7 3 (0.63%) Billing
8 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.42%) Front Office
9 1 (0.21%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) Electronics
9 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.21%) Automotive
9 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.21%) Local Government
9 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 199 (41.54%) Analyst
2 59 (12.32%) Service Analyst
3 54 (11.27%) Business Analyst
4 53 (11.06%) Service Desk Analyst
5 46 (9.60%) Support Analyst
6 45 (9.39%) Project Manager
7 30 (6.26%) Trainer
8 28 (5.85%) Help Desk Analyst
9 26 (5.43%) Developer
9 26 (5.43%) IT Trainer
10 17 (3.55%) Agile Business Analyst
11 16 (3.34%) Architect
12 15 (3.13%) Consultant
13 14 (2.92%) Desktop Support
13 14 (2.92%) 2nd Line Support
13 14 (2.92%) Legal Analyst
13 14 (2.92%) Security Analyst
13 14 (2.92%) Help Desk Support
13 14 (2.92%) Information Analyst
13 14 (2.92%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (6.89%) .NET
2 14 (2.92%) HTML
3 10 (2.09%) XML
4 8 (1.67%) CSS
4 8 (1.67%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.46%) jQuery
6 6 (1.25%) HTML5
6 6 (1.25%) Web Services
7 4 (0.84%) XSLT
8 3 (0.63%) Ajax
8 3 (0.63%) JSON
8 3 (0.63%) WPF
9 2 (0.42%) WCF
9 2 (0.42%) Ninject
9 2 (0.42%) REST
9 2 (0.42%) CSS3
9 2 (0.42%) Backbone.js
9 2 (0.42%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.42%) Spring
9 2 (0.42%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.65%) Blackberry
2 15 (3.13%) E-Learning
2 15 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 12 (2.51%) Handset
4 10 (2.09%) PMI
5 9 (1.88%) Replication
6 8 (1.67%) Open Source
7 7 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.25%) Statistics
9 4 (0.84%) iPhone
9 4 (0.84%) Clustering
9 4 (0.84%) Mobile Computing
10 3 (0.63%) CESG
10 3 (0.63%) CLARiiON
10 3 (0.63%) Celerra
10 3 (0.63%) iPad
10 3 (0.63%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.42%) CMDB
11 2 (0.42%) Social Network
11 2 (0.42%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 154 (32.15%) Windows
2 98 (20.46%) Windows 7
3 44 (9.19%) Windows XP
4 27 (5.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (4.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.25%) Windows 8
7 6 (1.25%) Linux
8 5 (1.04%) UNIX
9 3 (0.63%) Windows 2000
9 3 (0.63%) Android
10 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.42%) MVS
10 2 (0.42%) VME
10 2 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (19.00%) ITIL
2 69 (14.41%) Project Management
3 68 (14.20%) Document Management
4 52 (10.86%) PRINCE2
5 33 (6.89%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (6.05%) Business Analysis
7 24 (5.01%) Incident Management
7 24 (5.01%) CRM
8 22 (4.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (4.18%) Service Delivery
10 19 (3.97%) Information Security
11 18 (3.76%) Practice Management
12 17 (3.55%) Change Management
12 17 (3.55%) Service Management
12 17 (3.55%) Scrum
12 17 (3.55%) UML
13 16 (3.34%) Data Analysis
14 15 (3.13%) Risk Management
14 15 (3.13%) Use Case
14 15 (3.13%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 53 (11.06%) SQL
2 26 (5.43%) C#
3 11 (2.30%) Java
4 8 (1.67%) JavaScript
4 8 (1.67%) VB
5 7 (1.46%) C++
5 7 (1.46%) Ruby
5 7 (1.46%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.25%) Python
7 5 (1.04%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.63%) C
9 2 (0.42%) Scala
10 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.21%) R
10 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.21%) VBScript
10 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (9.39%) Degree
2 22 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (4.18%) ITIL Certification
4 19 (3.97%) PMI Certification
5 18 (3.76%) MOS
6 17 (3.55%) CISSP
7 15 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 14 (2.92%) Security Cleared
9 13 (2.71%) MCSE
10 12 (2.51%) PMP
11 10 (2.09%) CEH
11 10 (2.09%) GIAC
12 6 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.25%) SC Cleared
12 6 (1.25%) ISEB
12 6 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (1.04%) APMP
13 5 (1.04%) MCDST
14 4 (0.84%) MCIPD
14 4 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (2.51%) QA
3 10 (2.09%) SLA
4 4 (0.84%) P3O
5 2 (0.42%) COBIT
System Software
1 93 (19.42%) Active Directory
2 22 (4.59%) vSphere
3 17 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (2.51%) XenDesktop
5 6 (1.25%) XenApp
5 6 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.63%) Terminal Server
6 3 (0.63%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.63%) ISA Server
6 3 (0.63%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.21%) XenServer
7 1 (0.21%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.21%) Xen
7 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (4.38%) SCCM
2 8 (1.67%) SCOM
3 6 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.21%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.21%) DameWare
4 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.21%) Nessus
4 1 (0.21%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.21%) PureDisk
4 1 (0.21%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 112 (23.38%) Microsoft
2 66 (13.78%) Citrix
3 27 (5.64%) VMware
4 18 (3.76%) Cisco
5 16 (3.34%) Interwoven
6 12 (2.51%) HP
7 9 (1.88%) NetApp
8 8 (1.67%) EMC
9 7 (1.46%) Adobe
10 6 (1.25%) CommVault
10 6 (1.25%) SolarWinds
11 5 (1.04%) Juniper
11 5 (1.04%) Oracle
12 4 (0.84%) SAP
12 4 (0.84%) Hitachi
12 4 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.84%) LexisNexis
13 3 (0.63%) MobileIron
13 3 (0.63%) Sitecore
13 3 (0.63%) Remedy
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £20k - 24k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £680.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £375 - £425 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £37000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £600 - £800 per day + 6 monthly extension
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 27 days ago