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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 178 189 159
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -30
Contract jobs citing Law 290 287 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.18% 1.14% 1.32%
As % of the General category 2.63% 2.25% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 177 195
Average daily rate
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£385 £263 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -32.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £194 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
+34.33% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 21
Average hourly rate £22.38 £19.53 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.56% -7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £14.40 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.48 £22.40 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
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
11007 12737 13684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.91% 50.69% 52.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7778 8971 9380
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 £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 169 247
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £20.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+23.17% -29.31%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +31 74 £365 +14.06% 58
Canary Wharf +17 1 £370 -7.50%
Hackney - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 243 (46.29%) Legal
2 164 (31.24%) Windows
3 138 (26.29%) MS Office
4 129 (24.57%) Microsoft
5 115 (21.90%) Finance
6 108 (20.57%) Windows 7
7 96 (18.29%) Active Directory
7 96 (18.29%) ITIL
8 86 (16.38%) MS Excel
9 69 (13.14%) Citrix
10 63 (12.00%) Document Management
11 60 (11.43%) Project Management
12 56 (10.67%) SQL
13 55 (10.48%) Banking
14 52 (9.90%) Degree
15 51 (9.71%) Blackberry
16 47 (8.95%) PRINCE2
17 45 (8.57%) Windows XP
17 45 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
18 42 (8.00%) WorkSite
19 39 (7.43%) SQL Server
20 37 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
21 35 (6.67%) MS Exchange
22 33 (6.29%) SharePoint
22 33 (6.29%) .NET
22 33 (6.29%) VMware
22 33 (6.29%) Windows Server 2008
23 31 (5.90%) Intranet
24 30 (5.71%) SCCM
25 29 (5.52%) Service Delivery

Law
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 42 (8.00%) WorkSite
2 35 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 33 (6.29%) SharePoint
4 26 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (4.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 15 (2.86%) Lync
7 14 (2.67%) IIS
8 13 (2.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 12 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (2.29%) CMS
10 8 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.57%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.38%) Drupal
12 2 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.19%) Captiva
13 1 (0.19%) Jetty
13 1 (0.19%) Alfresco
Applications
1 138 (26.29%) MS Office
2 86 (16.38%) MS Excel
3 28 (5.33%) MS Visio
4 21 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (3.24%) MS Project
6 8 (1.52%) Adobe Captivate
7 6 (1.14%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.57%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.19%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (2.29%) assyst
2 10 (1.90%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (1.14%) WebTrends
4 5 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.19%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.19%) Office 365
1 1 (0.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.90%) Intranet
2 29 (5.52%) Firewall
3 25 (4.76%) Internet
4 24 (4.57%) TCP/IP
5 21 (4.00%) SAN
6 20 (3.81%) Network Security
7 17 (3.24%) VPN
8 15 (2.86%) DNS
8 15 (2.86%) DHCP
9 12 (2.29%) VoIP
9 12 (2.29%) NetScaler
10 11 (2.10%) WAN
11 10 (1.90%) Unified Communications
12 8 (1.52%) LAN
13 7 (1.33%) IP Telephony
14 6 (1.14%) MPLS
14 6 (1.14%) OSPF
14 6 (1.14%) BGP
15 5 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
16 4 (0.76%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.95%) Data Mining
6 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.57%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.38%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.38%) Big Data
8 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.38%) MySQL
8 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.19%) QlikView
9 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.19%) Text Mining
9 1 (0.19%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (0.95%) MSI
1 5 (0.95%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.57%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.57%) Mercurial
3 2 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.38%) Maven
3 2 (0.38%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.19%) Hudson
4 1 (0.19%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.19%) NSubstitute
4 1 (0.19%) JUnit
4 1 (0.19%) JIRA
4 1 (0.19%) Selenium
4 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.19%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.19%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.19%) JMeter
4 1 (0.19%) NUnit
General
1 243 (46.29%) Legal
2 115 (21.90%) Finance
3 55 (10.48%) Banking
4 14 (2.67%) Publishing
4 14 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.29%) Marketing
6 11 (2.10%) Retail
7 5 (0.95%) Advertising
7 5 (0.95%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.76%) Billing
9 3 (0.57%) Front Office
9 3 (0.57%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.19%) Back Office
11 1 (0.19%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) Automotive
11 1 (0.19%) Local Government
11 1 (0.19%) French Language
11 1 (0.19%) German Language
11 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 206 (39.24%) Analyst
2 60 (11.43%) Service Analyst
3 54 (10.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 49 (9.33%) Project Manager
5 47 (8.95%) Support Analyst
6 42 (8.00%) Business Analyst
7 37 (7.05%) Trainer
8 33 (6.29%) IT Trainer
9 28 (5.33%) Developer
10 25 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
11 20 (3.81%) Consultant
12 18 (3.43%) Security Specialist
13 16 (3.05%) Information Security Analyst
13 16 (3.05%) Information Analyst
13 16 (3.05%) Legal Analyst
13 16 (3.05%) Security Analyst
14 15 (2.86%) Desktop Support
14 15 (2.86%) Product Specialist
15 14 (2.67%) Agile Business Analyst
15 14 (2.67%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (6.29%) .NET
2 16 (3.05%) HTML
3 11 (2.10%) CSS
4 10 (1.90%) XML
5 9 (1.71%) ASP.NET
6 8 (1.52%) jQuery
7 6 (1.14%) Web Services
8 5 (0.95%) HTML5
9 4 (0.76%) CSS3
9 4 (0.76%) WCF
9 4 (0.76%) XSLT
10 3 (0.57%) Spring
10 3 (0.57%) Ajax
10 3 (0.57%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.57%) JSON
11 2 (0.38%) Middleware
11 2 (0.38%) Hibernate
11 2 (0.38%) Backbone.js
11 2 (0.38%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.71%) Blackberry
2 37 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (3.62%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.43%) E-Learning
5 12 (2.29%) Handset
6 11 (2.10%) User Experience
7 10 (1.90%) Replication
8 9 (1.71%) Clustering
8 9 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (1.33%) Statistics
9 7 (1.33%) CMDB
9 7 (1.33%) Learning Management System
9 7 (1.33%) CESG
10 6 (1.14%) Open Source
11 5 (0.95%) Video Editing
11 5 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (0.95%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.95%) PMI
12 4 (0.76%) iPhone
12 4 (0.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 164 (31.24%) Windows
2 108 (20.57%) Windows 7
3 45 (8.57%) Windows XP
4 33 (6.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (5.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.52%) Linux
8 6 (1.14%) UNIX
9 4 (0.76%) Windows 2000
9 4 (0.76%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.38%) MVS
11 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.38%) VME
11 2 (0.38%) Android
11 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.19%) zOS
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (18.29%) ITIL
2 63 (12.00%) Document Management
3 60 (11.43%) Project Management
4 47 (8.95%) PRINCE2
5 45 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (5.52%) Service Delivery
7 28 (5.33%) Service Management
8 24 (4.57%) CRM
9 23 (4.38%) Business Analysis
10 22 (4.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (4.00%) Information Security
12 20 (3.81%) Incident Management
13 19 (3.62%) Change Management
13 19 (3.62%) Change Control
14 18 (3.43%) Data Protection
15 17 (3.24%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (3.24%) UML
15 17 (3.24%) Scrum
16 16 (3.05%) Penetration Testing
16 16 (3.05%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (10.67%) SQL
2 26 (4.95%) C#
3 13 (2.48%) Java
4 9 (1.71%) JavaScript
4 9 (1.71%) VB
5 7 (1.33%) Ruby
5 7 (1.33%) PowerShell
6 5 (0.95%) C
6 5 (0.95%) C++
6 5 (0.95%) T-SQL
6 5 (0.95%) VBScript
6 5 (0.95%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.76%) Python
8 2 (0.38%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.38%) Scala
8 2 (0.38%) PHP
9 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.19%) XPath
9 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 52 (9.90%) Degree
2 26 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (4.76%) MOS
4 22 (4.19%) Security Cleared
5 19 (3.62%) CISSP
6 18 (3.43%) MCSE
7 16 (3.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 15 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (2.86%) PMI Certification
9 14 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 13 (2.48%) PMP
10 13 (2.48%) SC Cleared
11 12 (2.29%) GIAC
11 12 (2.29%) CEH
12 7 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (1.33%) CCNA
12 7 (1.33%) APMP
13 6 (1.14%) ISEB
13 6 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.95%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (2.67%) SLA
3 13 (2.48%) QA
4 4 (0.76%) P3O
5 1 (0.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 96 (18.29%) Active Directory
2 25 (4.76%) vSphere
3 21 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (2.29%) XenDesktop
5 8 (1.52%) XenApp
6 7 (1.33%) Terminal Server
7 6 (1.14%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.76%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.57%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (0.38%) NFS
10 2 (0.38%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.19%) Xen
11 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (5.71%) SCCM
2 13 (2.48%) SCOM
3 6 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (0.95%) SCDPM
4 5 (0.95%) SCVMM
4 5 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.76%) MOM
6 1 (0.19%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.19%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.19%) DameWare
6 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.19%) Nessus
6 1 (0.19%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 129 (24.57%) Microsoft
2 69 (13.14%) Citrix
3 33 (6.29%) VMware
4 23 (4.38%) Interwoven
4 23 (4.38%) Cisco
5 17 (3.24%) HP
6 12 (2.29%) SolarWinds
7 11 (2.10%) EMC
7 11 (2.10%) Remedy
8 10 (1.90%) BMC
9 9 (1.71%) Juniper
9 9 (1.71%) NetApp
9 9 (1.71%) Adobe
10 6 (1.14%) CommVault
11 5 (0.95%) Symantec
11 5 (0.95%) McAfee
11 5 (0.95%) Sophos
11 5 (0.95%) Dell
11 5 (0.95%) AppSense
11 5 (0.95%) Lumension
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