The first 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the London region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 209 195 174
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -21
Contract jobs citing Law 217 252 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.92% 1.04% 1.14%
As % of the General category 2.05% 2.03% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 161 163
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £195 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £280 £350
% change year-on-year
+58.92% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 24
Average hourly rate £21.94 £22.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £17.40 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.46 £26.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -37.25%
General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
10574 12419 13623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.84% 51.20% 51.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7370 8725 9259
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 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 184 215
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 £43.45 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Law
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -11 53 £325 +30.00% 41
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Orpington - - - -
Twickenham - - - - 2
Uxbridge - - - -
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 245 (52.13%) Legal
2 163 (34.68%) Windows
3 147 (31.28%) MS Office
4 121 (25.74%) Finance
5 117 (24.89%) Microsoft
6 102 (21.70%) Windows 7
7 99 (21.06%) MS Excel
8 91 (19.36%) ITIL
9 88 (18.72%) Active Directory
10 84 (17.87%) Document Management
11 67 (14.26%) Citrix
12 66 (14.04%) Project Management
13 64 (13.62%) Blackberry
14 60 (12.77%) Banking
15 51 (10.85%) SQL
16 50 (10.64%) PRINCE2
17 40 (8.51%) Windows XP
18 37 (7.87%) WorkSite
19 35 (7.45%) Degree
20 33 (7.02%) MS Exchange
21 32 (6.81%) SharePoint
22 29 (6.17%) C#
22 29 (6.17%) .NET
22 29 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
23 28 (5.96%) Windows Server 2008
24 27 (5.74%) Business Analysis
24 27 (5.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
24 27 (5.74%) ITIL Certification
25 26 (5.53%) VMware
25 26 (5.53%) MS PowerPoint

Law
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 37 (7.87%) WorkSite
2 33 (7.02%) MS Exchange
3 32 (6.81%) SharePoint
4 27 (5.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 23 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (3.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 14 (2.98%) Lync
8 12 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (2.13%) CMS
10 9 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (1.49%) IIS
12 4 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.85%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.21%) Drupal
13 1 (0.21%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.21%) Apache
13 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 147 (31.28%) MS Office
2 99 (21.06%) MS Excel
3 26 (5.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (4.68%) MS Project
5 21 (4.47%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.28%) Photoshop
6 6 (1.28%) Adobe Captivate
7 4 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.64%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.21%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.21%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (1.06%) WebTrends
2 4 (0.85%) assyst
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.21%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.21%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.21%) SaaS
2 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.83%) Intranet
2 14 (2.98%) Internet
2 14 (2.98%) TCP/IP
2 14 (2.98%) DNS
3 12 (2.55%) SAN
3 12 (2.55%) Firewall
4 11 (2.34%) Unified Communications
4 11 (2.34%) DHCP
5 9 (1.91%) NetScaler
6 8 (1.70%) Network Security
7 7 (1.49%) WAN
7 7 (1.49%) BGP
8 6 (1.28%) IP Telephony
8 6 (1.28%) VPN
9 5 (1.06%) LAN
9 5 (1.06%) OSPF
9 5 (1.06%) Wireless
10 4 (0.85%) VoIP
11 3 (0.64%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.64%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.28%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.43%) Big Data
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.43%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.21%) IDOL
6 1 (0.21%) Text Mining
6 1 (0.21%) DTS
6 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.21%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (1.06%) MSI
2 3 (0.64%) Axure RP
2 3 (0.64%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (0.43%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.43%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.21%) FxCop
4 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.21%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.21%) NUnit
4 1 (0.21%) Ant
4 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 245 (52.13%) Legal
2 121 (25.74%) Finance
3 60 (12.77%) Banking
4 14 (2.98%) Publishing
5 13 (2.77%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.55%) Advertising
7 11 (2.34%) Marketing
7 11 (2.34%) Retail
8 3 (0.64%) Billing
9 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.21%) Automotive
10 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.21%) Front Office
10 1 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 192 (40.85%) Analyst
2 63 (13.40%) Service Analyst
3 60 (12.77%) Service Desk Analyst
4 56 (11.91%) Business Analyst
5 52 (11.06%) Support Analyst
6 46 (9.79%) Project Manager
7 34 (7.23%) Trainer
8 30 (6.38%) IT Trainer
9 29 (6.17%) Developer
10 25 (5.32%) Help Desk Analyst
11 21 (4.47%) 2nd Line Support
12 18 (3.83%) Architect
13 16 (3.40%) Technical Analyst
14 15 (3.19%) Desktop Support
14 15 (3.19%) Agile Business Analyst
15 14 (2.98%) Consultant
15 14 (2.98%) Legal Analyst
16 13 (2.77%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
17 12 (2.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
17 12 (2.55%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.17%) .NET
2 15 (3.19%) HTML
3 14 (2.98%) XML
4 8 (1.70%) ASP.NET
4 8 (1.70%) CSS
5 7 (1.49%) jQuery
5 7 (1.49%) HTML5
6 5 (1.06%) Web Services
7 4 (0.85%) XSLT
8 3 (0.64%) XHTML
8 3 (0.64%) WPF
9 2 (0.43%) JSON
9 2 (0.43%) Application Packaging
9 2 (0.43%) WCF
9 2 (0.43%) Ninject
9 2 (0.43%) Backbone.js
9 2 (0.43%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.43%) Middleware
9 2 (0.43%) WinForms
10 1 (0.21%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 64 (13.62%) Blackberry
2 18 (3.83%) Handset
3 17 (3.62%) E-Learning
4 13 (2.77%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.13%) PMI
6 9 (1.91%) Replication
7 6 (1.28%) Open Source
8 5 (1.06%) iPhone
8 5 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (0.85%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (0.85%) Statistics
9 4 (0.85%) iPad
9 4 (0.85%) Clustering
10 3 (0.64%) CESG
10 3 (0.64%) Celerra
10 3 (0.64%) CLARiiON
11 2 (0.43%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.43%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.43%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 163 (34.68%) Windows
2 102 (21.70%) Windows 7
3 40 (8.51%) Windows XP
4 28 (5.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (4.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.28%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.06%) UNIX
9 4 (0.85%) Linux
10 3 (0.64%) Android
11 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.43%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.43%) MVS
11 2 (0.43%) VME
11 2 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (19.36%) ITIL
2 84 (17.87%) Document Management
3 66 (14.04%) Project Management
4 50 (10.64%) PRINCE2
5 29 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (5.74%) Business Analysis
7 25 (5.32%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (4.89%) Incident Management
9 20 (4.26%) Practice Management
9 20 (4.26%) CRM
10 17 (3.62%) UML
11 15 (3.19%) Change Management
11 15 (3.19%) Migration
12 14 (2.98%) TDD
12 14 (2.98%) Data Analysis
12 14 (2.98%) Service Delivery
13 12 (2.55%) Risk Management
14 11 (2.34%) Scrum
14 11 (2.34%) Service Management
14 11 (2.34%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 51 (10.85%) SQL
2 29 (6.17%) C#
3 9 (1.91%) JavaScript
4 8 (1.70%) Java
5 7 (1.49%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.28%) VB
6 6 (1.28%) Python
6 6 (1.28%) C++
7 5 (1.06%) Ruby
8 4 (0.85%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.43%) C
10 1 (0.21%) VBScript
10 1 (0.21%) Perl
10 1 (0.21%) Scala
10 1 (0.21%) R
10 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (7.45%) Degree
2 27 (5.74%) ITIL Certification
3 21 (4.47%) PMI Certification
4 20 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (3.40%) MOS
6 14 (2.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 13 (2.77%) PMP
8 12 (2.55%) MCSE
9 10 (2.13%) CISSP
10 7 (1.49%) Security Cleared
11 6 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.06%) MCDST
12 5 (1.06%) MCSA
12 5 (1.06%) CCNA
13 4 (0.85%) ISEB
13 4 (0.85%) MCP
13 4 (0.85%) CEH
13 4 (0.85%) MCITP
13 4 (0.85%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (2.13%) QA
3 7 (1.49%) SLA
4 2 (0.43%) P3O
5 1 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 88 (18.72%) Active Directory
2 24 (5.11%) vSphere
3 16 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (2.98%) XenDesktop
5 9 (1.91%) XenApp
6 8 (1.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.64%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.64%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.43%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.21%) XenServer
9 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (4.89%) SCCM
2 8 (1.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (1.49%) SCOM
4 1 (0.21%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.21%) PureDisk
4 1 (0.21%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.21%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.21%) DameWare
4 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 117 (24.89%) Microsoft
2 67 (14.26%) Citrix
3 26 (5.53%) VMware
4 22 (4.68%) Cisco
5 18 (3.83%) Interwoven
6 12 (2.55%) HP
7 8 (1.70%) NetApp
8 7 (1.49%) Adobe
9 5 (1.06%) EMC
9 5 (1.06%) Hummingbird
9 5 (1.06%) Juniper
9 5 (1.06%) SolarWinds
10 4 (0.85%) F5
10 4 (0.85%) Hitachi
10 4 (0.85%) Open Text
10 4 (0.85%) Websense
10 4 (0.85%) Oracle
10 4 (0.85%) SAP
11 3 (0.64%) Cognos
11 3 (0.64%) Dell
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Information Technology Services
Rate: £300 - 450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Radiant Info
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Slaughter and May
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £180 - 200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £200 per day + DOE
Posted: 10 days ago
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Baker & McKenzie
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £150 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per annum + competitive
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City, London
FieldFisher
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