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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 214 198 174
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -24
Contract jobs citing Law 215 256 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.91% 1.06% 1.13%
As % of the General category 2.03% 2.06% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 160 159
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 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £278 £350
% change year-on-year
+56.75% -20.71%
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
10610 12413 13594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.93% 51.20% 51.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7402 8719 9230
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 £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 191 214
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 £14.03 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 25 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 25 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 -6 53 £325 +30.00% 43
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 25 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.

1 249 (52.64%) Legal
2 161 (34.04%) Windows
3 149 (31.50%) MS Office
4 123 (26.00%) Finance
5 120 (25.37%) Microsoft
6 101 (21.35%) MS Excel
6 101 (21.35%) Windows 7
7 94 (19.87%) ITIL
8 87 (18.39%) Active Directory
9 85 (17.97%) Document Management
10 66 (13.95%) Project Management
11 65 (13.74%) Citrix
12 64 (13.53%) Blackberry
13 62 (13.11%) Banking
14 51 (10.78%) SQL
15 49 (10.36%) PRINCE2
16 39 (8.25%) Windows XP
17 36 (7.61%) Degree
17 36 (7.61%) WorkSite
18 33 (6.98%) MS Exchange
19 32 (6.77%) SharePoint
20 30 (6.34%) ITIL Certification
21 29 (6.13%) C#
21 29 (6.13%) .NET
21 29 (6.13%) Stakeholder Management
22 28 (5.92%) Business Analysis
23 27 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
23 27 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
23 27 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
24 25 (5.29%) SQL Server

Law
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 36 (7.61%) WorkSite
2 33 (6.98%) MS Exchange
3 32 (6.77%) SharePoint
4 27 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 23 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (3.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 14 (2.96%) Lync
8 12 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (2.11%) CMS
10 9 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (1.48%) 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
1 149 (31.50%) MS Office
2 101 (21.35%) MS Excel
3 27 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (4.86%) MS Project
5 22 (4.65%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.27%) Photoshop
6 6 (1.27%) Adobe Captivate
7 4 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.63%) 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 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.21%) SaaS
2 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.81%) Intranet
2 14 (2.96%) Internet
2 14 (2.96%) TCP/IP
2 14 (2.96%) DNS
3 12 (2.54%) Firewall
4 11 (2.33%) Unified Communications
4 11 (2.33%) DHCP
5 9 (1.90%) SAN
5 9 (1.90%) NetScaler
6 8 (1.69%) Network Security
7 7 (1.48%) WAN
7 7 (1.48%) BGP
8 6 (1.27%) IP Telephony
8 6 (1.27%) VPN
9 5 (1.06%) LAN
9 5 (1.06%) OSPF
9 5 (1.06%) Wireless
10 4 (0.85%) VoIP
11 3 (0.63%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.63%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.27%) 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 (0.42%) Big Data
5 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.42%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.42%) 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 (0.63%) Axure RP
2 3 (0.63%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (0.42%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.42%) 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
1 249 (52.64%) Legal
2 123 (26.00%) Finance
3 62 (13.11%) Banking
4 14 (2.96%) Publishing
4 14 (2.96%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.54%) Advertising
5 12 (2.54%) Retail
6 11 (2.33%) Marketing
7 3 (0.63%) Billing
8 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.21%) Games
9 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.21%) Automotive
9 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.21%) Front Office
9 1 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 196 (41.44%) Analyst
2 66 (13.95%) Service Analyst
3 63 (13.32%) Service Desk Analyst
4 58 (12.26%) Business Analyst
5 52 (10.99%) Support Analyst
6 47 (9.94%) Project Manager
7 34 (7.19%) Trainer
8 30 (6.34%) IT Trainer
9 29 (6.13%) Developer
10 24 (5.07%) Help Desk Analyst
11 22 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
12 18 (3.81%) Architect
13 16 (3.38%) Technical Analyst
14 15 (3.17%) Desktop Support
14 15 (3.17%) Agile Business Analyst
15 14 (2.96%) Legal Analyst
16 13 (2.75%) 1st Line Support
16 13 (2.75%) Consultant
16 13 (2.75%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
16 13 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.13%) .NET
2 15 (3.17%) HTML
3 14 (2.96%) XML
4 8 (1.69%) ASP.NET
4 8 (1.69%) CSS
5 7 (1.48%) jQuery
5 7 (1.48%) HTML5
6 5 (1.06%) Web Services
7 4 (0.85%) XSLT
8 3 (0.63%) XHTML
8 3 (0.63%) WPF
9 2 (0.42%) JSON
9 2 (0.42%) Application Packaging
9 2 (0.42%) WCF
9 2 (0.42%) Ninject
9 2 (0.42%) Backbone.js
9 2 (0.42%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.42%) Middleware
9 2 (0.42%) WinForms
10 1 (0.21%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 64 (13.53%) Blackberry
2 19 (4.02%) Handset
3 17 (3.59%) E-Learning
4 13 (2.75%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.33%) PMI
6 9 (1.90%) Replication
7 6 (1.27%) 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
10 3 (0.63%) CESG
10 3 (0.63%) Clustering
11 2 (0.42%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.42%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.42%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.21%) PDA
12 1 (0.21%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.21%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 161 (34.04%) Windows
2 101 (21.35%) Windows 7
3 39 (8.25%) Windows XP
4 27 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.27%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.06%) UNIX
9 4 (0.85%) Linux
10 3 (0.63%) Android
11 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.42%) MVS
11 2 (0.42%) VME
11 2 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (19.87%) ITIL
2 85 (17.97%) Document Management
3 66 (13.95%) Project Management
4 49 (10.36%) PRINCE2
5 29 (6.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (5.92%) Business Analysis
7 25 (5.29%) Incident Management
7 25 (5.29%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (4.23%) Practice Management
8 20 (4.23%) CRM
9 17 (3.59%) UML
10 16 (3.38%) TDD
10 16 (3.38%) Data Analysis
11 15 (3.17%) Migration
11 15 (3.17%) Change Management
12 14 (2.96%) Service Delivery
13 13 (2.75%) Use Case
14 12 (2.54%) Risk Management
15 11 (2.33%) Scrum
15 11 (2.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (10.78%) SQL
2 29 (6.13%) C#
3 9 (1.90%) JavaScript
4 8 (1.69%) Java
5 7 (1.48%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.27%) VB
6 6 (1.27%) Python
6 6 (1.27%) C++
7 5 (1.06%) Ruby
8 4 (0.85%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.42%) 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 36 (7.61%) Degree
2 30 (6.34%) ITIL Certification
3 22 (4.65%) PMI Certification
4 20 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (3.38%) MOS
6 13 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 13 (2.75%) PMP
7 12 (2.54%) MCSE
8 10 (2.11%) CISSP
9 7 (1.48%) Security Cleared
10 6 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.06%) MCSA
11 5 (1.06%) CCNA
11 5 (1.06%) MCDST
12 4 (0.85%) MCITP
12 4 (0.85%) CEH
12 4 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.85%) GIAC
12 4 (0.85%) ISEB
12 4 (0.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (2.11%) QA
3 7 (1.48%) SLA
4 2 (0.42%) P3O
5 1 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 87 (18.39%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.44%) vSphere
3 16 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (2.96%) XenDesktop
5 9 (1.90%) XenApp
6 8 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.63%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.63%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.42%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (4.86%) SCCM
2 8 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (1.48%) 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
1 120 (25.37%) Microsoft
2 65 (13.74%) Citrix
3 23 (4.86%) VMware
4 22 (4.65%) Cisco
5 18 (3.81%) Interwoven
6 10 (2.11%) HP
7 8 (1.69%) NetApp
8 7 (1.48%) Adobe
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 (0.63%) Cognos
11 3 (0.63%) Meridio
11 3 (0.63%) Remedy
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