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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 128 226 200
Rank change year-on-year
+98 -26
Contract jobs citing Law 420 217 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.79% 0.92% 1.03%
As % of the General category 3.80% 2.06% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 136 159
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £186 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £486 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £445 £294
% change year-on-year
-12.92% +51.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 15
Average hourly rate £15.50 £21.94 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.34% -0.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £15.55 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £22.46 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%
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
11043 10527 12395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 47.04% 44.76% 51.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7939 7334 8690
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 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 141 188
Average hourly rate £22.36 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.19% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.71 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +11 74 £375 +15.38% 44
Paddington - 3 £500 -
Croydon - 1 £425 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 246 (34.36%) Legal
2 235 (32.82%) Finance
3 170 (23.74%) Windows
4 145 (20.25%) Microsoft
5 108 (15.08%) MS Excel
6 105 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
7 98 (13.69%) PRINCE2
8 97 (13.55%) Project Management
9 92 (12.85%) ITIL
10 91 (12.71%) MS Office
11 90 (12.57%) Windows 7
12 87 (12.15%) Banking
13 82 (11.45%) Active Directory
14 76 (10.61%) SQL
15 74 (10.34%) SQL Server
16 71 (9.92%) Degree
17 68 (9.50%) .NET
18 58 (8.10%) Citrix
19 57 (7.96%) Migration
20 56 (7.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 53 (7.40%) Stakeholder Management
22 50 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
22 50 (6.98%) .NET Framework
22 50 (6.98%) Data Centre
23 44 (6.15%) Scrum
24 43 (6.01%) Business Analysis
24 43 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
25 42 (5.87%) Management Information System
26 41 (5.73%) Windows Server 2008
27 40 (5.59%) MS Project

Law
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 38 (5.31%) WorkSite
2 36 (5.03%) SharePoint
3 30 (4.19%) Lync
4 25 (3.49%) IIS
5 20 (2.79%) MS Exchange
6 18 (2.51%) CMS
7 16 (2.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 13 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (1.12%) Node.js
11 4 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.28%) SAS
13 2 (0.28%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.28%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.14%) Apache
14 1 (0.14%) Documentum
Applications
1 108 (15.08%) MS Excel
2 91 (12.71%) MS Office
3 40 (5.59%) MS Project
4 36 (5.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 34 (4.75%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.84%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 5 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.28%) Cognos Planning
3 2 (0.28%) Unica
3 2 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.28%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.14%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.14%) Agresso
4 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (1.12%) Office 365
2 7 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.84%) SaaS
4 5 (0.70%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.14%) PaaS
5 1 (0.14%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.61%) VPN
2 29 (4.05%) Intranet
3 18 (2.51%) Internet
4 17 (2.37%) Skype
5 12 (1.68%) WAN
6 11 (1.54%) Extranet
7 10 (1.40%) LAN
8 9 (1.26%) SAN
9 7 (0.98%) DNS
10 6 (0.84%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.84%) VoIP
10 6 (0.84%) Wireless
11 5 (0.70%) NAS
11 5 (0.70%) DHCP
12 4 (0.56%) WebEx
13 3 (0.42%) NetScaler
13 3 (0.42%) IP Telephony
13 3 (0.42%) Cisco IPT
13 3 (0.42%) Ethernet
14 2 (0.28%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 56 (7.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 40 (5.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 21 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (2.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 18 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (1.12%) Spotfire
9 8 (1.12%) QlikView
10 6 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.42%) OLAP
12 3 (0.42%) Big Data
12 3 (0.42%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.28%) OLTP
13 2 (0.28%) IDOL
13 2 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.14%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 13 (1.82%) Visual Studio
2 9 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.70%) NUnit
4 4 (0.56%) MSI
4 4 (0.56%) MSBuild
5 3 (0.42%) AdminStudio
5 3 (0.42%) JIRA
6 2 (0.28%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.28%) Mocha
6 2 (0.28%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.14%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.14%) CocoaPods
7 1 (0.14%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.14%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.14%) Selenium
7 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.14%) Subversion
General
1 246 (34.36%) Legal
2 235 (32.82%) Finance
3 87 (12.15%) Banking
4 30 (4.19%) Retail
5 23 (3.21%) Billing
6 19 (2.65%) Telecoms
7 18 (2.51%) Marketing
8 10 (1.40%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.98%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.84%) Back Office
11 4 (0.56%) Games
12 3 (0.42%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.42%) German Language
13 2 (0.28%) Front Office
13 2 (0.28%) Advertising
13 2 (0.28%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 203 (28.35%) Analyst
2 89 (12.43%) Developer
3 88 (12.29%) Project Manager
4 71 (9.92%) Business Analyst
5 50 (6.98%) Support Analyst
6 49 (6.84%) Service Analyst
7 47 (6.56%) Service Desk Analyst
8 37 (5.17%) Trainer
9 34 (4.75%) IT Trainer
10 26 (3.63%) Coordinator
11 21 (2.93%) Architect
11 21 (2.93%) Administrator
11 21 (2.93%) Report Developer
12 18 (2.51%) Programme Manager
12 18 (2.51%) Project Coordinator
13 17 (2.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 16 (2.23%) 2nd Line Support
15 15 (2.09%) Desktop Support
15 15 (2.09%) Front-End Developer
16 14 (1.96%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (9.50%) .NET
2 50 (6.98%) .NET Framework
3 24 (3.35%) HTML
4 21 (2.93%) CSS
4 21 (2.93%) HTML5
5 17 (2.37%) CSS3
6 15 (2.09%) AngularJS
6 15 (2.09%) XML
7 12 (1.68%) ASP.NET
8 10 (1.40%) JSON
8 10 (1.40%) jQuery
9 9 (1.26%) XSLT
9 9 (1.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (1.12%) XML Schema
11 5 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (0.70%) Backbone.js
11 5 (0.70%) REST
11 5 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (0.56%) ADO.NET
12 4 (0.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 50 (6.98%) Data Centre
2 43 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (5.87%) Management Information System
4 39 (5.45%) Blackberry
5 18 (2.51%) User Experience
6 12 (1.68%) Visualisation
6 12 (1.68%) Statistics
7 10 (1.40%) Social Media
8 9 (1.26%) iPhone
8 9 (1.26%) PMI
9 8 (1.12%) Clustering
10 6 (0.84%) E-Learning
11 5 (0.70%) CESG
12 4 (0.56%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.56%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.56%) BYOD
13 3 (0.42%) Learning Management System
13 3 (0.42%) Graphic Design
13 3 (0.42%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 170 (23.74%) Windows
2 90 (12.57%) Windows 7
3 41 (5.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (5.03%) Windows XP
5 30 (4.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (2.09%) Linux
8 12 (1.68%) Android
9 6 (0.84%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.70%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.56%) UNIX
11 4 (0.56%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.14%) Debian
12 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (13.69%) PRINCE2
3 97 (13.55%) Project Management
4 92 (12.85%) ITIL
5 57 (7.96%) Migration
6 53 (7.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 50 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
8 44 (6.15%) Scrum
9 43 (6.01%) Business Analysis
10 40 (5.59%) Document Management
11 39 (5.45%) Practice Management
12 38 (5.31%) Change Management
13 33 (4.61%) CRM
13 33 (4.61%) Data Modelling
14 29 (4.05%) Service Management
15 26 (3.63%) Data Migration
16 23 (3.21%) Mentoring
17 22 (3.07%) People Management
18 21 (2.93%) Waterfall
18 21 (2.93%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 76 (10.61%) SQL
2 33 (4.61%) PowerShell
3 31 (4.33%) C#
4 30 (4.19%) T-SQL
5 26 (3.63%) JavaScript
6 8 (1.12%) XPath
7 6 (0.84%) VB
8 5 (0.70%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.56%) XAML
9 4 (0.56%) Java
9 4 (0.56%) Apex Code
10 3 (0.42%) Apple Swift
10 3 (0.42%) C++
10 3 (0.42%) Objective-C
10 3 (0.42%) Python
11 2 (0.28%) VBA
11 2 (0.28%) Perl
11 2 (0.28%) XMLA
11 2 (0.28%) R
12 1 (0.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 71 (9.92%) Degree
2 32 (4.47%) Security Cleared
3 30 (4.19%) SC Cleared
4 21 (2.93%) PMI Certification
5 18 (2.51%) PMP
6 13 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 13 (1.82%) ISEB
7 11 (1.54%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 10 (1.40%) MOS
8 10 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.98%) MCSE
10 7 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.70%) APMP
12 4 (0.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 3 (0.42%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
13 3 (0.42%) MCITP
13 3 (0.42%) CIPD
13 3 (0.42%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.33%) QA
2 12 (1.68%) SLA
3 9 (1.26%) COBIT
4 6 (0.84%) P3O
5 4 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.28%) PMBOK
System Software
1 82 (11.45%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (0.98%) vSphere
4 6 (0.84%) XenApp
5 5 (0.70%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.42%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.28%) NFS
8 1 (0.14%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.14%) Docker
8 1 (0.14%) Snort
8 1 (0.14%) Squid
8 1 (0.14%) XenServer
8 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (2.23%) SCCM
2 5 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (0.56%) SCOM
4 3 (0.42%) DameWare
4 3 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.28%) Puppet
5 2 (0.28%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.28%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.14%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.14%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.14%) WMI
6 1 (0.14%) OpenView
6 1 (0.14%) Legato
6 1 (0.14%) Salt
6 1 (0.14%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 145 (20.25%) Microsoft
2 58 (8.10%) Citrix
3 19 (2.65%) VMware
4 17 (2.37%) Oracle
5 14 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (1.40%) HP
7 9 (1.26%) Interwoven
7 9 (1.26%) Cisco
8 8 (1.12%) TIBCO
8 8 (1.12%) AppSense
8 8 (1.12%) Tableau
9 7 (0.98%) Symantec
10 6 (0.84%) Remedy
10 6 (0.84%) Cognos
10 6 (0.84%) SolarWinds
10 6 (0.84%) Ektron
11 5 (0.70%) ServiceNow
11 5 (0.70%) OpenText
11 5 (0.70%) Adobe
11 5 (0.70%) Apple
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