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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 176 189 157
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -32
Contract jobs citing Law 276 266 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.21% 1.12% 1.40%
As % of the General category 2.68% 2.28% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 168 164
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £194 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £395 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +21.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 23
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £9.70 £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £17.68 £87.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -18.82%
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
10281 11662 10231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.18% 49.00% 48.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7561 8252 7071
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 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 159 178
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.70 £43.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 -9 71 £400 +12.83% 45
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 220 (39.01%) Legal
2 150 (26.60%) Windows
3 132 (23.40%) Finance
4 124 (21.99%) MS Office
5 117 (20.74%) Microsoft
6 91 (16.13%) ITIL
7 87 (15.43%) Windows 7
8 85 (15.07%) Active Directory
9 73 (12.94%) Project Management
10 72 (12.77%) MS Excel
11 66 (11.70%) Banking
12 62 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
13 57 (10.11%) Degree
14 56 (9.93%) Citrix
15 49 (8.69%) Windows Server 2008
16 48 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
16 48 (8.51%) SQL
17 47 (8.33%) PRINCE2
18 46 (8.16%) Document Management
19 45 (7.98%) Java
20 41 (7.27%) Security Cleared
21 40 (7.09%) WorkSite
21 40 (7.09%) VPN
22 39 (6.91%) Windows Server 2003
22 39 (6.91%) VMware
22 39 (6.91%) Business Analysis
23 38 (6.74%) .NET
24 37 (6.56%) Windows XP
24 37 (6.56%) Blackberry
25 36 (6.38%) Firewall

Law
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 40 (7.09%) WorkSite
2 29 (5.14%) MS Exchange
3 27 (4.79%) SharePoint
4 25 (4.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 23 (4.08%) Lync
6 16 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (2.13%) CMS
8 11 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (1.95%) IIS
9 7 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.53%) Drupal
12 3 (0.53%) Apache
12 3 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.35%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 124 (21.99%) MS Office
2 72 (12.77%) MS Excel
3 30 (5.32%) MS Visio
4 23 (4.08%) MS Project
5 22 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (1.24%) Photoshop
7 6 (1.06%) Adobe Captivate
8 4 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.53%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.35%) Stata
Business Applications
1 12 (2.13%) assyst
2 10 (1.77%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) CA Clarity
4 1 (0.18%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.18%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.18%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.53%) SaaS
2 2 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.18%) Office 365
3 1 (0.18%) GitHub
3 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 40 (7.09%) VPN
2 36 (6.38%) Firewall
3 26 (4.61%) Intranet
3 26 (4.61%) TCP/IP
4 25 (4.43%) Internet
5 24 (4.26%) SAN
6 19 (3.37%) DNS
6 19 (3.37%) LAN
6 19 (3.37%) WAN
6 19 (3.37%) DHCP
7 18 (3.19%) Network Security
8 15 (2.66%) VoIP
8 15 (2.66%) MPLS
9 10 (1.77%) Unified Communications
10 9 (1.60%) VLAN
11 8 (1.42%) WLAN
12 7 (1.24%) LDAP
12 7 (1.24%) Kerberos
13 4 (0.71%) NetScaler
13 4 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.48%) Big Data
3 11 (1.95%) 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 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.71%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.53%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.35%) MySQL
10 2 (0.35%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.35%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.18%) DB2
11 1 (0.18%) OLAP
11 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (1.60%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.06%) Cucumber
2 6 (1.06%) GDB
3 3 (0.53%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.35%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.35%) Mercurial
4 2 (0.35%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.35%) Maven
4 2 (0.35%) JIRA
5 1 (0.18%) Selenium
5 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.18%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.18%) MSI
5 1 (0.18%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.18%) JMeter
5 1 (0.18%) NUnit
5 1 (0.18%) Subversion
5 1 (0.18%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.18%) FxCop
5 1 (0.18%) MSTest
General
1 220 (39.01%) Legal
2 132 (23.40%) Finance
3 66 (11.70%) Banking
4 16 (2.84%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.66%) Publishing
5 15 (2.66%) Marketing
6 14 (2.48%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.24%) Billing
8 6 (1.06%) Retail
9 5 (0.89%) 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%) Local Government
13 1 (0.18%) French Language
13 1 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 220 (39.01%) Analyst
2 50 (8.87%) Project Manager
3 48 (8.51%) Developer
3 48 (8.51%) Service Analyst
4 46 (8.16%) Business Analyst
5 44 (7.80%) Service Desk Analyst
6 42 (7.45%) Support Analyst
7 24 (4.26%) Trainer
7 24 (4.26%) IT Trainer
8 21 (3.72%) Help Desk Analyst
9 20 (3.55%) Security Analyst
10 19 (3.37%) Security Specialist
11 18 (3.19%) Architect
12 16 (2.84%) Network Analyst
12 16 (2.84%) Information Analyst
12 16 (2.84%) Information Security Analyst
13 15 (2.66%) Desktop Support
14 14 (2.48%) Consultant
14 14 (2.48%) Senior Developer
14 14 (2.48%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (6.74%) .NET
2 20 (3.55%) HTML
3 18 (3.19%) CSS
4 11 (1.95%) jQuery
5 9 (1.60%) ASP.NET
6 7 (1.24%) RESTful
6 7 (1.24%) HTML5
6 7 (1.24%) CSS3
7 6 (1.06%) .NET Framework
8 5 (0.89%) Web Services
8 5 (0.89%) XML
9 4 (0.71%) SOAP
9 4 (0.71%) WCF
9 4 (0.71%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.53%) Stripes Framework
10 3 (0.53%) Vaadin
10 3 (0.53%) GWT
10 3 (0.53%) XSLT
10 3 (0.53%) Ajax
10 3 (0.53%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (6.56%) Blackberry
3 30 (5.32%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.48%) User Experience
5 13 (2.30%) Open Source
6 11 (1.95%) Clustering
6 11 (1.95%) E-Learning
7 9 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (1.42%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.42%) Learning Management System
9 7 (1.24%) CMDB
9 7 (1.24%) CESG
10 6 (1.06%) PMI
10 6 (1.06%) Video Editing
10 6 (1.06%) Statistics
11 5 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.71%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.71%) Handset
12 4 (0.71%) CLARiiON
12 4 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 150 (26.60%) Windows
2 87 (15.43%) Windows 7
3 49 (8.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (6.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (6.56%) Windows XP
6 19 (3.37%) Linux
7 11 (1.95%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (0.89%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.71%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.53%) Android
11 2 (0.35%) UNIX
11 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.35%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (16.13%) ITIL
2 73 (12.94%) Project Management
3 62 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 46 (8.16%) Document Management
6 39 (6.91%) Business Analysis
7 30 (5.32%) Data Protection
8 28 (4.96%) Service Delivery
9 26 (4.61%) Service Management
9 26 (4.61%) Information Security
10 24 (4.26%) CRM
11 23 (4.08%) Migration
11 23 (4.08%) Change Control
12 22 (3.90%) Cyber Security
12 22 (3.90%) Penetration Testing
13 21 (3.72%) Risk Management
13 21 (3.72%) Change Management
14 18 (3.19%) E-Commerce
15 16 (2.84%) Practice Management
15 16 (2.84%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 48 (8.51%) SQL
2 45 (7.98%) Java
3 31 (5.50%) C#
4 25 (4.43%) Python
5 18 (3.19%) C++
6 17 (3.01%) VB
7 16 (2.84%) Ruby
8 14 (2.48%) VBA
9 12 (2.13%) JavaScript
9 12 (2.13%) PHP
10 11 (1.95%) Shell Script
10 11 (1.95%) C
11 8 (1.42%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.24%) VBScript
12 7 (1.24%) Perl
13 6 (1.06%) VC++
14 5 (0.89%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.71%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.71%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 57 (10.11%) Degree
2 41 (7.27%) Security Cleared
3 28 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (4.08%) CISSP
4 23 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 23 (4.08%) MOS
5 19 (3.37%) MCSE
6 18 (3.19%) PMI Certification
7 15 (2.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 14 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (2.48%) PMP
9 13 (2.30%) CEH
9 13 (2.30%) GIAC
10 12 (2.13%) APMP
11 9 (1.60%) ISEB
12 6 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (1.06%) MCITP
13 5 (0.89%) CCNA
13 5 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (3.37%) SLA
3 15 (2.66%) QA
4 3 (0.53%) P3O
5 2 (0.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 85 (15.07%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.95%) Terminal Server
4 10 (1.77%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.60%) vSphere
6 7 (1.24%) XenApp
7 4 (0.71%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.71%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 4 (0.71%) NFS
8 3 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (0.53%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.35%) MetaFrame
9 2 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.18%) Xen
10 1 (0.18%) Firmware
10 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.18%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (5.85%) SCCM
2 15 (2.66%) SCOM
3 9 (1.60%) MOM
4 5 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (0.89%) SCVMM
4 5 (0.89%) SCDPM
5 4 (0.71%) DameWare
6 3 (0.53%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.35%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.35%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.18%) OpenView
8 1 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.18%) Nessus
8 1 (0.18%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.18%) PureDisk
8 1 (0.18%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 117 (20.74%) Microsoft
2 56 (9.93%) Citrix
3 39 (6.91%) VMware
4 27 (4.79%) Interwoven
5 23 (4.08%) Cisco
6 19 (3.37%) HP
7 13 (2.30%) EMC
7 13 (2.30%) SolarWinds
8 11 (1.95%) Remedy
9 10 (1.77%) Juniper
9 10 (1.77%) BMC
9 10 (1.77%) AppSense
10 8 (1.42%) Symantec
11 7 (1.24%) Adobe
12 6 (1.06%) SAP
12 6 (1.06%) CommVault
12 6 (1.06%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.06%) Open Text
12 6 (1.06%) Riverbed
13 5 (0.89%) LexisNexis
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Picture More Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £285 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Lewis Paige
Rate: £300 - £420 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £430 - £470 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £525 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago