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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 122 199 201
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +2
Contract jobs citing Law 435 251 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.84% 1.05% 1.07%
As % of the General category 3.93% 2.34% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 138 162
Average daily rate
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£413 £394 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £488 £325
% change year-on-year
-18.20% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 13
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.94 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.83% +9.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £15.55 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £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
11068 10738 12506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 46.71% 44.84% 50.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7884 7472 8821
Average daily rate £477 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 150 169
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -11.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £39.00 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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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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 +12 81 £413 +22.22% 22
Paddington - 2 £500 -
Croydon - 1 £425 -
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 269 (34.84%) Legal
2 253 (32.77%) Finance
3 202 (26.17%) Windows
4 165 (21.37%) Microsoft
5 119 (15.41%) MS Excel
6 106 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
7 103 (13.34%) Project Management
8 102 (13.21%) PRINCE2
9 101 (13.08%) Windows 7
10 99 (12.82%) Active Directory
11 98 (12.69%) ITIL
12 94 (12.18%) MS Office
13 88 (11.40%) SQL
14 85 (11.01%) Banking
15 70 (9.07%) Migration
16 69 (8.94%) SQL Server
17 68 (8.81%) Citrix
18 67 (8.68%) .NET
19 59 (7.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 59 (7.64%) Degree
20 54 (6.99%) Business Analysis
21 52 (6.74%) Practice Management
22 51 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
23 50 (6.48%) Windows Server 2008
24 48 (6.22%) Data Centre
25 47 (6.09%) .NET Framework
26 46 (5.96%) WorkSite
26 46 (5.96%) Business Intelligence
27 44 (5.70%) Windows XP
28 43 (5.57%) SQL Server Integration Services

Law
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 46 (5.96%) WorkSite
2 30 (3.89%) Lync
3 24 (3.11%) IIS
3 24 (3.11%) MS Exchange
4 22 (2.85%) SharePoint
5 21 (2.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 20 (2.59%) CMS
7 17 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (1.04%) Node.js
9 7 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.26%) SAS
12 2 (0.26%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.26%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.13%) EPiServer CMS
13 1 (0.13%) Apache
13 1 (0.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 119 (15.41%) MS Excel
2 94 (12.18%) MS Office
3 39 (5.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 33 (4.27%) MS Project
4 33 (4.27%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.65%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.39%) Cognos Planning
3 3 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.26%) Unica
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.26%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.13%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.13%) Agresso
5 1 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.91%) Office 365
2 7 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.65%) Mimecast
3 5 (0.65%) SaaS
4 1 (0.13%) PaaS
4 1 (0.13%) Heroku
4 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.27%) VPN
2 22 (2.85%) Intranet
3 17 (2.20%) Internet
3 17 (2.20%) Skype
4 14 (1.81%) SAN
4 14 (1.81%) DNS
5 11 (1.42%) Extranet
6 10 (1.30%) DHCP
6 10 (1.30%) TCP/IP
7 9 (1.17%) VoIP
7 9 (1.17%) WAN
8 7 (0.91%) LAN
9 6 (0.78%) Wireless
10 5 (0.65%) NAS
11 4 (0.52%) WebEx
12 3 (0.39%) NetScaler
12 3 (0.39%) Cisco IPT
12 3 (0.39%) IP Telephony
12 3 (0.39%) Firewall
12 3 (0.39%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (8.94%) SQL Server
2 59 (7.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 43 (5.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (4.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 9 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.39%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.39%) Star Schema
9 3 (0.39%) OLAP
9 3 (0.39%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.39%) Spotfire
9 3 (0.39%) QlikView
9 3 (0.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (0.26%) OLTP
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (1.30%) Visual Studio
2 9 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.04%) InstallShield
4 5 (0.65%) NUnit
5 4 (0.52%) MSI
5 4 (0.52%) MSBuild
6 3 (0.39%) JIRA
7 2 (0.26%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.26%) Mocha
7 2 (0.26%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.26%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.13%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.13%) CocoaPods
8 1 (0.13%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.13%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.13%) Selenium
8 1 (0.13%) Subversion
8 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 269 (34.84%) Legal
2 253 (32.77%) Finance
3 85 (11.01%) Banking
4 29 (3.76%) Retail
5 25 (3.24%) Billing
6 18 (2.33%) Marketing
7 16 (2.07%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.30%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.78%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.78%) German Language
10 5 (0.65%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.65%) Back Office
11 2 (0.26%) Front Office
11 2 (0.26%) Advertising
11 2 (0.26%) French Language
11 2 (0.26%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.26%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.26%) Local Government
12 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 225 (29.15%) Analyst
2 95 (12.31%) Project Manager
3 77 (9.97%) Developer
4 73 (9.46%) Business Analyst
5 60 (7.77%) Support Analyst
6 59 (7.64%) Service Analyst
7 58 (7.51%) Service Desk Analyst
8 37 (4.79%) Trainer
9 33 (4.27%) IT Trainer
10 29 (3.76%) Architect
11 21 (2.72%) 2nd Line Support
11 21 (2.72%) Report Developer
12 20 (2.59%) Administrator
12 20 (2.59%) Senior Analyst
12 20 (2.59%) Programme Manager
12 20 (2.59%) Change Manager
13 19 (2.46%) Desktop Support
13 19 (2.46%) Coordinator
14 17 (2.20%) Data Analyst
14 17 (2.20%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (8.68%) .NET
2 47 (6.09%) .NET Framework
3 16 (2.07%) HTML
4 14 (1.81%) CSS
4 14 (1.81%) AngularJS
5 13 (1.68%) HTML5
6 12 (1.55%) ASP.NET
6 12 (1.55%) XML
7 10 (1.30%) JSON
7 10 (1.30%) CSS3
8 9 (1.17%) jQuery
9 8 (1.04%) Software Packaging
9 8 (1.04%) XSLT
9 8 (1.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (0.91%) XML Schema
11 6 (0.78%) Middleware
11 6 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (0.78%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (0.65%) REST
12 5 (0.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 48 (6.22%) Data Centre
2 42 (5.44%) Blackberry
2 42 (5.44%) Management Information System
3 37 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (2.33%) User Experience
5 14 (1.81%) Social Media
6 10 (1.30%) Clustering
7 8 (1.04%) Statistics
8 7 (0.91%) iPhone
8 7 (0.91%) E-Learning
9 6 (0.78%) PMI
9 6 (0.78%) Visualisation
9 6 (0.78%) BYOD
10 4 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.52%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.52%) CESG
10 4 (0.52%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.39%) Handset
11 3 (0.39%) Replication
11 3 (0.39%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 202 (26.17%) Windows
2 101 (13.08%) Windows 7
3 50 (6.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (5.70%) Windows XP
5 39 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (2.46%) Linux
8 14 (1.81%) Android
9 10 (1.30%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.78%) UNIX
11 5 (0.65%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.65%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.26%) OpenVMS
12 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.26%) zOS
13 1 (0.13%) Debian
13 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (13.34%) Project Management
3 102 (13.21%) PRINCE2
4 98 (12.69%) ITIL
5 70 (9.07%) Migration
6 54 (6.99%) Business Analysis
7 52 (6.74%) Practice Management
8 51 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 46 (5.96%) Business Intelligence
10 43 (5.57%) Document Management
11 40 (5.18%) Scrum
11 40 (5.18%) Change Management
12 39 (5.05%) Data Modelling
13 28 (3.63%) CRM
14 27 (3.50%) Data Migration
15 25 (3.24%) Mentoring
15 25 (3.24%) People Management
16 21 (2.72%) Waterfall
16 21 (2.72%) Continuous Improvement
16 21 (2.72%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (11.40%) SQL
2 43 (5.57%) PowerShell
3 38 (4.92%) T-SQL
4 31 (4.02%) C#
5 28 (3.63%) JavaScript
6 9 (1.17%) VBA
7 7 (0.91%) Python
7 7 (0.91%) XPath
7 7 (0.91%) VB
8 6 (0.78%) Java
9 5 (0.65%) Ruby
9 5 (0.65%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.52%) Perl
10 4 (0.52%) C++
10 4 (0.52%) XAML
10 4 (0.52%) Apex Code
11 3 (0.39%) VBScript
12 2 (0.26%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.26%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.26%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 59 (7.64%) Degree
2 32 (4.15%) Security Cleared
3 29 (3.76%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.33%) ISEB
4 18 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 18 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 14 (1.81%) PMI Certification
7 12 (1.55%) PMP
8 10 (1.30%) DV Cleared
9 9 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (1.04%) MOS
11 7 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.52%) CIPD
12 4 (0.52%) MCSE
12 4 (0.52%) MCSA
13 3 (0.39%) CISSP
13 3 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.39%) CISA
13 3 (0.39%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.50%) QA
2 11 (1.42%) SLA
3 6 (0.78%) COBIT
3 6 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.52%) P3O
5 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.26%) PMBOK
System Software
1 99 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.55%) XenApp
3 11 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (1.04%) XenDesktop
4 8 (1.04%) vSphere
5 3 (0.39%) XenServer
6 2 (0.26%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.26%) Docker
7 1 (0.13%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.13%) NFS
7 1 (0.13%) Snort
7 1 (0.13%) Squid
7 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (2.98%) SCCM
2 6 (0.78%) SCOM
2 6 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (0.65%) Puppet
4 4 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.39%) DameWare
6 2 (0.26%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.26%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.26%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.13%) OpenView
7 1 (0.13%) Legato
7 1 (0.13%) Ansible
7 1 (0.13%) Salt
7 1 (0.13%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.13%) WMI
7 1 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 165 (21.37%) Microsoft
2 68 (8.81%) Citrix
3 30 (3.89%) VMware
4 17 (2.20%) Oracle
5 13 (1.68%) HP
5 13 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (1.68%) SolarWinds
6 10 (1.30%) Interwoven
6 10 (1.30%) Cisco
7 9 (1.17%) Remedy
7 9 (1.17%) AppSense
8 8 (1.04%) Symantec
9 7 (0.91%) Apple
9 7 (0.91%) Cognos
10 6 (0.78%) SAP
10 6 (0.78%) Ektron
11 5 (0.65%) ServiceNow
11 5 (0.65%) NetApp
12 4 (0.52%) Dell
12 4 (0.52%) PeopleSoft
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £535 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Rate: £500.00 - £525.00 per day + extensions
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £160 to £180 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Professionals in Law
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £530 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £75k - 80k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £33k - 37k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £565 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Professionals in Law
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Professionals in Law
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Professionals in Law
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £320 - £420 per day + DOE
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 days ago