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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 186 158 173
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +15
Contract jobs citing Law 250 292 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.18% 1.35% 1.17%
As % of the General category 2.58% 2.80% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 194 133
Average daily rate
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£425 £366 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.04% +12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £204 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -20.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £9.70 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £17.68 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +35.48%
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
9679 10434 9400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.82% 48.41% 48.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6976 7367 6583
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 166 165
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £21.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% +2.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £13.63 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £80.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 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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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 -35 47 £375 +4.16% 51
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 217 (38.41%) Legal
2 150 (26.55%) Windows
3 130 (23.01%) Finance
4 126 (22.30%) MS Office
5 108 (19.12%) Microsoft
6 87 (15.40%) ITIL
7 82 (14.51%) Active Directory
8 81 (14.34%) Windows 7
9 75 (13.27%) Project Management
10 73 (12.92%) MS Excel
11 64 (11.33%) Banking
12 62 (10.97%) Agile Software Development
13 57 (10.09%) Degree
14 55 (9.73%) Citrix
15 49 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
16 47 (8.32%) PRINCE2
16 47 (8.32%) Java
16 47 (8.32%) Windows Server 2008
17 46 (8.14%) SQL
18 42 (7.43%) Document Management
19 41 (7.26%) WorkSite
19 41 (7.26%) Business Analysis
19 41 (7.26%) Security Cleared
20 39 (6.90%) VPN
21 38 (6.73%) Windows Server 2003
22 37 (6.55%) MS Visio
22 37 (6.55%) VMware
23 35 (6.19%) .NET
24 34 (6.02%) Blackberry
25 33 (5.84%) Management Information System

Law
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 41 (7.26%) WorkSite
2 29 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 25 (4.42%) SharePoint
4 22 (3.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 22 (3.89%) Lync
5 17 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (2.12%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (2.12%) CMS
6 12 (2.12%) IIS
7 6 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.53%) Apache
9 3 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.53%) Drupal
10 2 (0.35%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.18%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 126 (22.30%) MS Office
2 73 (12.92%) MS Excel
3 37 (6.55%) MS Visio
4 26 (4.60%) MS Project
5 20 (3.54%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (1.59%) Photoshop
7 7 (1.24%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.35%) Stata
9 2 (0.35%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 10 (1.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.24%) assyst
3 5 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.18%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.18%) CA Clarity
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.71%) SaaS
2 3 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.18%) Office 365
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 39 (6.90%) VPN
2 29 (5.13%) Firewall
3 27 (4.78%) TCP/IP
4 24 (4.25%) Internet
5 22 (3.89%) WAN
6 19 (3.36%) Network Security
6 19 (3.36%) LAN
6 19 (3.36%) SAN
7 18 (3.19%) VoIP
8 17 (3.01%) Intranet
9 16 (2.83%) DHCP
10 15 (2.65%) DNS
10 15 (2.65%) MPLS
11 10 (1.77%) Unified Communications
12 8 (1.42%) VLAN
12 8 (1.42%) WLAN
13 6 (1.06%) LDAP
13 6 (1.06%) SMTP
13 6 (1.06%) Kerberos
14 4 (0.71%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (4.96%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.48%) Big Data
3 10 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.42%) Hadoop
5 7 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (0.88%) Data Mining
7 5 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.35%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.35%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.35%) MySQL
9 2 (0.35%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.18%) DB2
10 1 (0.18%) OLAP
10 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.18%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (1.59%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.06%) GDB
2 6 (1.06%) Cucumber
3 3 (0.53%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 2 (0.35%) Maven
4 2 (0.35%) JIRA
4 2 (0.35%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.35%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.18%) JMeter
5 1 (0.18%) JUnit
5 1 (0.18%) Selenium
5 1 (0.18%) Subversion
5 1 (0.18%) TestLink
5 1 (0.18%) Geb
5 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.18%) MSTest
5 1 (0.18%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.18%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
General
1 217 (38.41%) Legal
2 130 (23.01%) Finance
3 64 (11.33%) Banking
4 21 (3.72%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.83%) Publishing
6 14 (2.48%) Investment Banking
7 13 (2.30%) Marketing
8 8 (1.42%) Retail
8 8 (1.42%) Billing
9 5 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.71%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.53%) Back Office
11 3 (0.53%) Advertising
12 2 (0.35%) Front Office
13 1 (0.18%) Electronics
13 1 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.18%) French Language
13 1 (0.18%) German Language
13 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 221 (39.12%) Analyst
2 53 (9.38%) Business Analyst
2 53 (9.38%) Developer
3 52 (9.20%) Project Manager
4 48 (8.50%) Service Analyst
5 44 (7.79%) Service Desk Analyst
6 43 (7.61%) Support Analyst
7 27 (4.78%) Trainer
8 24 (4.25%) IT Trainer
9 19 (3.36%) Help Desk Analyst
10 18 (3.19%) Architect
11 16 (2.83%) Network Analyst
11 16 (2.83%) Consultant
11 16 (2.83%) Senior Developer
12 15 (2.65%) Security Specialist
13 14 (2.48%) Senior Analyst
14 13 (2.30%) Desktop Support
14 13 (2.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 13 (2.30%) Security Analyst
15 12 (2.12%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (6.19%) .NET
2 21 (3.72%) HTML
3 18 (3.19%) CSS
4 10 (1.77%) jQuery
5 8 (1.42%) ASP.NET
6 7 (1.24%) Web Services
6 7 (1.24%) RESTful
6 7 (1.24%) HTML5
6 7 (1.24%) CSS3
7 6 (1.06%) .NET Framework
8 5 (0.88%) GWT
8 5 (0.88%) Stripes Framework
8 5 (0.88%) Vaadin
9 4 (0.71%) AngularJS
9 4 (0.71%) XML
9 4 (0.71%) SOAP
10 3 (0.53%) Ajax
10 3 (0.53%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (0.53%) WCF
11 2 (0.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.02%) Blackberry
3 33 (5.84%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.83%) User Experience
5 13 (2.30%) E-Learning
5 13 (2.30%) Open Source
6 11 (1.95%) Learning Management System
7 9 (1.59%) Video Editing
7 9 (1.59%) Clustering
8 8 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (1.42%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.24%) PMI
9 7 (1.24%) CMDB
10 6 (1.06%) Social Media
11 5 (0.88%) Thin Client
11 5 (0.88%) Statistics
11 5 (0.88%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.88%) CESG
11 5 (0.88%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 150 (26.55%) Windows
2 81 (14.34%) Windows 7
3 47 (8.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (6.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (5.84%) Windows XP
6 19 (3.36%) Linux
7 12 (2.12%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.88%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.71%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.71%) Android
10 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.35%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.35%) UNIX
10 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (15.40%) ITIL
2 75 (13.27%) Project Management
3 62 (10.97%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (8.32%) PRINCE2
5 42 (7.43%) Document Management
6 41 (7.26%) Business Analysis
7 33 (5.84%) Data Protection
8 29 (5.13%) Service Management
8 29 (5.13%) Service Delivery
9 26 (4.60%) Change Management
9 26 (4.60%) CRM
10 21 (3.72%) Information Security
11 20 (3.54%) Risk Management
11 20 (3.54%) Migration
11 20 (3.54%) Six Sigma
11 20 (3.54%) Cyber Security
12 18 (3.19%) E-Commerce
12 18 (3.19%) Practice Management
13 17 (3.01%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (3.01%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 47 (8.32%) Java
2 46 (8.14%) SQL
3 31 (5.49%) C#
4 25 (4.42%) Python
5 19 (3.36%) C++
6 18 (3.19%) VB
7 16 (2.83%) Ruby
8 14 (2.48%) VBA
9 13 (2.30%) JavaScript
10 12 (2.12%) PHP
11 11 (1.95%) C
12 10 (1.77%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.42%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.24%) Perl
15 6 (1.06%) VBScript
15 6 (1.06%) VB.NET
15 6 (1.06%) VC++
16 5 (0.88%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.88%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 57 (10.09%) Degree
2 41 (7.26%) Security Cleared
3 25 (4.42%) SC Cleared
4 24 (4.25%) MOS
5 23 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (3.89%) PMI Certification
7 18 (3.19%) PMP
8 17 (3.01%) APMP
9 15 (2.65%) CISSP
9 15 (2.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 14 (2.48%) MCSE
11 10 (1.77%) ISEB
11 10 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.42%) GIAC
12 8 (1.42%) CEH
13 6 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (1.06%) MCITP
14 5 (0.88%) CCNA
14 5 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
15 4 (0.71%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (3.19%) SLA
3 17 (3.01%) QA
4 4 (0.71%) P3O
5 2 (0.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 82 (14.51%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.12%) Terminal Server
4 11 (1.95%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.24%) vSphere
5 7 (1.24%) XenApp
6 6 (1.06%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 4 (0.71%) NFS
8 3 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (0.53%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.53%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.35%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.18%) Firmware
10 1 (0.18%) Xen
10 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.18%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 33 (5.84%) SCCM
2 14 (2.48%) SCOM
3 9 (1.59%) MOM
4 4 (0.71%) SCDPM
4 4 (0.71%) SCVMM
4 4 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.53%) DameWare
5 3 (0.53%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.35%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.35%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.18%) OpenView
7 1 (0.18%) Nessus
7 1 (0.18%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 108 (19.12%) Microsoft
2 55 (9.73%) Citrix
3 37 (6.55%) VMware
4 28 (4.96%) Interwoven
5 26 (4.60%) Cisco
6 16 (2.83%) HP
7 12 (2.12%) SolarWinds
7 12 (2.12%) EMC
8 11 (1.95%) AppSense
9 10 (1.77%) Adobe
9 10 (1.77%) BMC
9 10 (1.77%) Remedy
10 9 (1.59%) Juniper
10 9 (1.59%) Open Text
11 8 (1.42%) CheckPoint
12 7 (1.24%) Symantec
12 7 (1.24%) MobileIron
13 6 (1.06%) Riverbed
13 6 (1.06%) Websense
14 5 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
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