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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 169 187 158
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -29
Contract jobs citing Law 317 284 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.29% 1.12% 1.43%
As % of the General category 2.85% 2.24% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 178 188
Average daily rate
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£388 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £169 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £395 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.48% +26.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 15
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.27 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -15.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £13.95 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £20.00 £64.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.88 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.93% -3.78%
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
11128 12675 12653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.13% 50.02% 52.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8089 8970 8773
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 £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 162 201
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £45.00 £51.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 October 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 October 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 +40 84 £388 +19.23% 45
Canary Wharf - 1 £370 -
Hackney - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
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Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 236 (44.28%) Legal
2 159 (29.83%) Windows
3 133 (24.95%) MS Office
4 131 (24.58%) Microsoft
5 121 (22.70%) Finance
6 115 (21.58%) Windows 7
7 95 (17.82%) Active Directory
8 85 (15.95%) ITIL
9 84 (15.76%) MS Excel
10 64 (12.01%) Citrix
11 61 (11.44%) Project Management
12 58 (10.88%) Document Management
13 50 (9.38%) Banking
14 49 (9.19%) Degree
15 48 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
15 48 (9.01%) Blackberry
15 48 (9.01%) PRINCE2
16 47 (8.82%) WorkSite
17 43 (8.07%) SQL
18 40 (7.50%) Windows XP
19 37 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
20 35 (6.57%) Windows Server 2008
20 35 (6.57%) SQL Server
21 34 (6.38%) VMware
22 33 (6.19%) SCCM
23 31 (5.82%) MOS
23 31 (5.82%) Firewall
24 30 (5.63%) .NET
24 30 (5.63%) SharePoint
25 29 (5.44%) Intranet

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 47 (8.82%) WorkSite
2 30 (5.63%) SharePoint
3 27 (5.07%) MS Exchange
4 25 (4.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 22 (4.13%) Lync
6 16 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (2.06%) CMS
8 10 (1.88%) IIS
9 9 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.56%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.38%) Apache
16 1 (0.19%) SAS
16 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
16 1 (0.19%) MS Project Server
16 1 (0.19%) Drupal
Applications
1 133 (24.95%) MS Office
2 84 (15.76%) MS Excel
3 27 (5.07%) MS Visio
4 22 (4.13%) MS Project
4 22 (4.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.88%) Adobe Captivate
6 7 (1.31%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.56%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.38%) Stata
9 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (2.25%) assyst
2 10 (1.88%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.56%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.19%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.19%) CA Clarity
5 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.56%) SaaS
2 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.19%) Office 365
2 1 (0.19%) GitHub
2 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.82%) Firewall
2 29 (5.44%) Intranet
3 27 (5.07%) VPN
4 22 (4.13%) TCP/IP
4 22 (4.13%) Internet
5 21 (3.94%) SAN
6 19 (3.56%) Network Security
7 16 (3.00%) DNS
7 16 (3.00%) DHCP
8 14 (2.63%) VoIP
9 10 (1.88%) WAN
10 9 (1.69%) LAN
10 9 (1.69%) MPLS
11 8 (1.50%) Unified Communications
11 8 (1.50%) NetScaler
12 4 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (0.56%) LTE
13 3 (0.56%) OSPF
13 3 (0.56%) BGP
13 3 (0.56%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (6.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.75%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.38%) QlikView
8 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.38%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.38%) MySQL
8 2 (0.38%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.19%) Big Data
9 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.19%) Text Mining
9 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (1.69%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.13%) Cucumber
3 5 (0.94%) MSI
4 3 (0.56%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.38%) Maven
5 2 (0.38%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.38%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.19%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.19%) FxCop
6 1 (0.19%) MSTest
6 1 (0.19%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.19%) Mocha
6 1 (0.19%) JIRA
6 1 (0.19%) Selenium
6 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.19%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.19%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.19%) JMeter
6 1 (0.19%) NUnit
General
1 236 (44.28%) Legal
2 121 (22.70%) Finance
3 50 (9.38%) Banking
4 15 (2.81%) Publishing
5 11 (2.06%) Marketing
6 7 (1.31%) Retail
6 7 (1.31%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.13%) Billing
8 5 (0.94%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.56%) Front Office
9 3 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.56%) Advertising
10 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.19%) Back Office
11 1 (0.19%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) Local Government
11 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.19%) French Language
11 1 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 213 (39.96%) Analyst
2 61 (11.44%) Service Analyst
3 56 (10.51%) Service Desk Analyst
4 51 (9.57%) Project Manager
5 43 (8.07%) Business Analyst
6 42 (7.88%) Support Analyst
7 35 (6.57%) Trainer
8 32 (6.00%) IT Trainer
9 30 (5.63%) Help Desk Analyst
10 23 (4.32%) Developer
11 19 (3.56%) Security Specialist
12 18 (3.38%) Consultant
13 17 (3.19%) Help Desk Support
14 16 (3.00%) Information Analyst
14 16 (3.00%) Information Security Analyst
14 16 (3.00%) Security Analyst
15 14 (2.63%) Desktop Support
15 14 (2.63%) Information Security Specialist
15 14 (2.63%) Product Specialist
15 14 (2.63%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.63%) .NET
2 16 (3.00%) HTML
3 11 (2.06%) CSS
4 8 (1.50%) jQuery
5 7 (1.31%) XML
6 6 (1.13%) ASP.NET
7 5 (0.94%) HTML5
7 5 (0.94%) CSS3
7 5 (0.94%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.75%) WCF
8 4 (0.75%) Web Services
9 3 (0.56%) XSLT
9 3 (0.56%) Spring
9 3 (0.56%) Ajax
10 2 (0.38%) COM
10 2 (0.38%) JSON
10 2 (0.38%) Middleware
10 2 (0.38%) Hibernate
10 2 (0.38%) REST
11 1 (0.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.01%) Blackberry
2 37 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (3.94%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.38%) E-Learning
5 10 (1.88%) Clustering
6 9 (1.69%) User Experience
6 9 (1.69%) Learning Management System
7 8 (1.50%) Replication
8 7 (1.31%) CESG
8 7 (1.31%) Handset
8 7 (1.31%) CMDB
8 7 (1.31%) Statistics
8 7 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (1.13%) Video Editing
9 6 (1.13%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (1.13%) PMI
10 5 (0.94%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.94%) Open Source
11 4 (0.75%) Mobile Computing
12 3 (0.56%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 159 (29.83%) Windows
2 115 (21.58%) Windows 7
3 40 (7.50%) Windows XP
4 35 (6.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (1.88%) Linux
6 10 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.13%) UNIX
8 5 (0.94%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.38%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.38%) VME
10 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.38%) MVS
10 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (15.95%) ITIL
2 61 (11.44%) Project Management
3 58 (10.88%) Document Management
4 48 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (9.01%) PRINCE2
5 27 (5.07%) Service Delivery
6 24 (4.50%) CRM
6 24 (4.50%) Information Security
6 24 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (4.32%) Business Analysis
7 23 (4.32%) Service Management
7 23 (4.32%) Data Protection
8 21 (3.94%) Change Control
9 20 (3.75%) Change Management
10 18 (3.38%) Risk Management
11 17 (3.19%) Incident Management
11 17 (3.19%) Scrum
11 17 (3.19%) Migration
11 17 (3.19%) Cyber Security
12 16 (3.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (8.07%) SQL
2 19 (3.56%) C#
3 15 (2.81%) Java
4 8 (1.50%) Ruby
4 8 (1.50%) PowerShell
5 7 (1.31%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.31%) VBScript
6 6 (1.13%) VB
7 5 (0.94%) C
7 5 (0.94%) Shell Script
7 5 (0.94%) C++
8 4 (0.75%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.75%) Python
9 3 (0.56%) PHP
10 2 (0.38%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.38%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.38%) Scala
11 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.19%) XPath
11 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (9.19%) Degree
2 31 (5.82%) MOS
3 28 (5.25%) Security Cleared
4 26 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (3.56%) CISSP
6 18 (3.38%) SC Cleared
7 17 (3.19%) MCSE
8 16 (3.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 15 (2.81%) PMI Certification
10 12 (2.25%) PMP
10 12 (2.25%) GIAC
10 12 (2.25%) CEH
11 11 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.31%) ISEB
12 7 (1.31%) APMP
13 5 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.75%) MCITP
14 4 (0.75%) MCIPD
14 4 (0.75%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (3.94%) SLA
3 15 (2.81%) QA
4 4 (0.75%) P3O
5 1 (0.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 95 (17.82%) Active Directory
2 22 (4.13%) vSphere
3 20 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.06%) XenDesktop
5 10 (1.88%) Terminal Server
6 8 (1.50%) XenApp
7 6 (1.13%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.75%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.56%) NFS
9 3 (0.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.38%) MetaFrame
10 2 (0.38%) Firmware
11 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.19%) Xen
11 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (6.19%) SCCM
2 15 (2.81%) SCOM
3 7 (1.31%) MOM
4 5 (0.94%) SCDPM
4 5 (0.94%) SCVMM
4 5 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.38%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (0.38%) DameWare
5 2 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.19%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.19%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.19%) Nessus
6 1 (0.19%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 131 (24.58%) Microsoft
2 64 (12.01%) Citrix
3 34 (6.38%) VMware
4 24 (4.50%) Interwoven
5 18 (3.38%) HP
5 18 (3.38%) Cisco
6 12 (2.25%) SolarWinds
7 11 (2.06%) Adobe
7 11 (2.06%) EMC
7 11 (2.06%) Remedy
8 10 (1.88%) BMC
8 10 (1.88%) AppSense
9 9 (1.69%) Juniper
10 7 (1.31%) Symantec
11 6 (1.13%) NetApp
11 6 (1.13%) CommVault
12 5 (0.94%) McAfee
12 5 (0.94%) Sophos
12 5 (0.94%) SAP
12 5 (0.94%) Lumension
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