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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 183 174 168
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing Law 264 289 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.19% 1.24% 1.14%
As % of the General category 2.58% 2.66% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 200 143
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£378 £361 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.49% +15.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £204 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 10
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £13.05 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.90 £23.33 £25.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +20.96%
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
10249 10852 10878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 46.08% 46.54% 51.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7244 7633 7800
Average daily rate £475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 206 121
Average hourly rate £19.59 £22.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.70 £13.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.12 £47.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.38 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+0.55% -18.63%

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 1 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Law across the London region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Law Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +3 52 £325 - 45
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Orpington - - - - 3
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 198 (37.36%) Legal
2 144 (27.17%) Finance
3 132 (24.91%) Windows
4 96 (18.11%) MS Office
5 94 (17.74%) Microsoft
6 93 (17.55%) Project Management
7 74 (13.96%) MS Excel
8 71 (13.40%) Active Directory
9 70 (13.21%) Banking
10 69 (13.02%) ITIL
11 67 (12.64%) Windows 7
12 66 (12.45%) Agile Software Development
13 63 (11.89%) PRINCE2
14 61 (11.51%) Degree
15 49 (9.25%) Citrix
16 43 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
17 40 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
18 39 (7.36%) Java
19 37 (6.98%) MS Visio
19 37 (6.98%) Business Analysis
20 36 (6.79%) WorkSite
20 36 (6.79%) SQL
21 34 (6.42%) CRM
21 34 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
22 33 (6.23%) Stakeholder Management
22 33 (6.23%) MS Project
23 32 (6.04%) SQL Server
23 32 (6.04%) VMware
24 31 (5.85%) Blackberry
24 31 (5.85%) SharePoint

Law
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 36 (6.79%) WorkSite
2 31 (5.85%) SharePoint
3 28 (5.28%) MS Exchange
4 20 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 16 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (2.83%) IIS
7 13 (2.45%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (2.26%) Lync
9 10 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.13%) CMS
10 6 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.38%) Drupal
12 2 (0.38%) Apache
12 2 (0.38%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.19%) Node.js
13 1 (0.19%) Confluence
13 1 (0.19%) Documentum
Applications
1 96 (18.11%) MS Office
2 74 (13.96%) MS Excel
3 37 (6.98%) MS Visio
4 33 (6.23%) MS Project
5 17 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.75%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.38%) Stata
8 2 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.38%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.19%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.19%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.19%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.70%) SaaS
2 4 (0.75%) Office 365
3 3 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.85%) VPN
2 18 (3.40%) WAN
3 16 (3.02%) LAN
4 15 (2.83%) Internet
5 14 (2.64%) TCP/IP
6 12 (2.26%) Firewall
6 12 (2.26%) DNS
6 12 (2.26%) DHCP
7 11 (2.08%) SAN
8 9 (1.70%) Intranet
8 9 (1.70%) VoIP
8 9 (1.70%) MPLS
9 7 (1.32%) WLAN
9 7 (1.32%) VLAN
10 6 (1.13%) Network Security
10 6 (1.13%) SMTP
10 6 (1.13%) Kerberos
10 6 (1.13%) LDAP
11 4 (0.75%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.57%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.04%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.02%) Big Data
3 14 (2.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (1.70%) QlikView
7 8 (1.51%) Spotfire
7 8 (1.51%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.57%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.38%) IDOL
9 2 (0.38%) OLTP
9 2 (0.38%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.38%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.38%) OLAP
9 2 (0.38%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (1.13%) GDB
2 4 (0.75%) JIRA
2 4 (0.75%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.75%) Cucumber
3 3 (0.57%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.57%) AdminStudio
3 3 (0.57%) MSI
4 2 (0.38%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.38%) MSBuild
4 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 2 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.19%) Subversion
5 1 (0.19%) NUnit
General
1 198 (37.36%) Legal
2 144 (27.17%) Finance
3 70 (13.21%) Banking
4 26 (4.91%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.40%) Marketing
5 18 (3.40%) Retail
6 14 (2.64%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.89%) Billing
8 8 (1.51%) Publishing
9 4 (0.75%) Games
9 4 (0.75%) Back Office
10 3 (0.57%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.57%) Advertising
11 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.19%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 187 (35.28%) Analyst
2 63 (11.89%) Developer
3 62 (11.70%) Business Analyst
4 58 (10.94%) Project Manager
5 39 (7.36%) Support Analyst
6 34 (6.42%) Service Analyst
7 33 (6.23%) Service Desk Analyst
8 20 (3.77%) Senior Developer
9 18 (3.40%) Coordinator
10 16 (3.02%) Trainer
11 15 (2.83%) Architect
12 13 (2.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 13 (2.45%) Desktop Support
12 13 (2.45%) Consultant
12 13 (2.45%) Project Coordinator
12 13 (2.45%) IT Trainer
13 12 (2.26%) Help Desk Analyst
13 12 (2.26%) Senior Analyst
14 11 (2.08%) Designer
14 11 (2.08%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.66%) .NET
2 23 (4.34%) HTML
3 19 (3.58%) CSS
4 15 (2.83%) HTML5
5 12 (2.26%) CSS3
6 10 (1.89%) .NET Framework
7 7 (1.32%) RESTful
8 6 (1.13%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.13%) XML
8 6 (1.13%) AngularJS
9 5 (0.94%) Stripes Framework
9 5 (0.94%) Vaadin
9 5 (0.94%) SOAP
9 5 (0.94%) Web Services
9 5 (0.94%) GWT
9 5 (0.94%) jQuery
10 4 (0.75%) Backbone.js
11 3 (0.57%) COM
11 3 (0.57%) JSON
12 2 (0.38%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.85%) Blackberry
3 25 (4.72%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.45%) User Experience
5 11 (2.08%) PMI
6 10 (1.89%) Open Source
7 9 (1.70%) Visualisation
8 7 (1.32%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.13%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.13%) Statistics
9 6 (1.13%) Clustering
9 6 (1.13%) Social Media
10 5 (0.94%) E-Learning
11 4 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.75%) Online Banking
11 4 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.75%) Graphic Design
11 4 (0.75%) Learning Management System
11 4 (0.75%) iPhone
12 3 (0.57%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 132 (24.91%) Windows
2 67 (12.64%) Windows 7
3 43 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (3.77%) Windows XP
6 16 (3.02%) Linux
7 15 (2.83%) Windows 8
8 13 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.32%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.13%) Android
11 5 (0.94%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.38%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (17.55%) Project Management
2 69 (13.02%) ITIL
3 66 (12.45%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (11.89%) PRINCE2
5 37 (6.98%) Business Analysis
6 34 (6.42%) CRM
7 33 (6.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 31 (5.85%) Document Management
9 30 (5.66%) Migration
9 30 (5.66%) Change Management
10 24 (4.53%) Six Sigma
11 23 (4.34%) Service Management
12 20 (3.77%) Data Protection
13 19 (3.58%) Analytics
14 18 (3.40%) OO
14 18 (3.40%) Risk Management
14 18 (3.40%) User Stories
15 17 (3.21%) Practice Management
16 15 (2.83%) Continuous Improvement
16 15 (2.83%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 39 (7.36%) Java
2 36 (6.79%) SQL
3 24 (4.53%) Python
4 23 (4.34%) C#
5 18 (3.40%) C++
6 16 (3.02%) JavaScript
7 14 (2.64%) VBA
8 13 (2.45%) VB
9 11 (2.08%) PowerShell
10 10 (1.89%) Ruby
10 10 (1.89%) PHP
11 9 (1.70%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.51%) Perl
12 8 (1.51%) C
13 7 (1.32%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.13%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.13%) VC++
15 4 (0.75%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.38%) XPath
16 2 (0.38%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 61 (11.51%) Degree
2 31 (5.85%) PMI Certification
3 29 (5.47%) Security Cleared
4 26 (4.91%) PMP
5 17 (3.21%) SC Cleared
6 15 (2.83%) APMP
6 15 (2.83%) MOS
7 14 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.70%) ISEB
9 9 (1.70%) MCSE
10 8 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (1.13%) MCITP
12 5 (0.94%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 5 (0.94%) CISSP
13 4 (0.75%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
14 2 (0.38%) CCNA
14 2 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.53%) QA
2 13 (2.45%) SLA
3 9 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.13%) P3O
5 4 (0.75%) COBIT
6 3 (0.57%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
System Software
1 71 (13.40%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.32%) vSphere
3 7 (1.32%) Terminal Server
4 6 (1.13%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.75%) NFS
7 3 (0.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 3 (0.57%) XenApp
7 3 (0.57%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.38%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.19%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.19%) Firmware
9 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 26 (4.91%) SCCM
2 6 (1.13%) SCOM
3 5 (0.94%) MOM
4 4 (0.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.57%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (0.38%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.38%) DameWare
6 2 (0.38%) OpenView
6 2 (0.38%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.19%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.19%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.19%) Legato
7 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.19%) WMI
Vendors
1 94 (17.74%) Microsoft
2 49 (9.25%) Citrix
3 32 (6.04%) VMware
4 19 (3.58%) Interwoven
5 14 (2.64%) HP
6 12 (2.26%) OpenText
6 12 (2.26%) Cisco
7 10 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.51%) AppSense
8 8 (1.51%) TIBCO
8 8 (1.51%) Oracle
8 8 (1.51%) CheckPoint
8 8 (1.51%) SolarWinds
8 8 (1.51%) Tableau
9 7 (1.32%) MobileIron
9 7 (1.32%) EMC
10 6 (1.13%) Symantec
10 6 (1.13%) Adobe
10 6 (1.13%) Juniper
11 5 (0.94%) SAP
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