The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 86 107 115
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +8
Contract jobs citing Legal 529 503 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.22% 2.02% 1.82%
As % of the General category 4.94% 4.06% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 349 246
Average daily rate
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£400 £410 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +0.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £192 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 22
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -8.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £14.80 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £50.00 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £18.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-26.02% +10.60%
Legal
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
10698 12400 11577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.94% 49.87% 50.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7936 8792 8023
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £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 126 166 187
Average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.90 £42.50 £51.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Legal across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in London

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Legal across the London region.

Legal Daily Rate Trend in London

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the London region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in London

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Legal across the London region.

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in London

Legal
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the London region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Legal Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Legal
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 Legal within the London region over the 3 months to 25 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 147 £375 -8.53% 28
Docklands, London +21 5 £625 +29.53%
Canary Wharf +11 1 £370 -47.14%
Uxbridge -5 1 £255 - 1
Croydon -8 1 £85 - 1
Westminster - 1 £350 -
Beckenham - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Harrow - - - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 2
South Croydon - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Legal 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 Legal.

1 349 (33.88%) Finance
2 239 (23.20%) Law
3 181 (17.57%) MS Office
4 175 (16.99%) Banking
5 173 (16.80%) Agile Software Development
5 173 (16.80%) Windows
6 166 (16.12%) Microsoft
7 151 (14.66%) Project Management
8 144 (13.98%) MS Excel
9 125 (12.14%) SQL
10 118 (11.46%) Windows 7
11 110 (10.68%) Active Directory
12 83 (8.06%) ITIL
13 81 (7.86%) Business Analysis
13 81 (7.86%) Degree
14 79 (7.67%) Investment Banking
15 74 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
16 72 (6.99%) HTML
17 67 (6.50%) Risk Management
18 66 (6.41%) Scrum
19 65 (6.31%) Management Information System
20 64 (6.21%) SQL Server
21 61 (5.92%) PRINCE2
21 61 (5.92%) Document Management
22 59 (5.73%) Stakeholder Management
23 58 (5.63%) CSS
24 52 (5.05%) .NET
24 52 (5.05%) Migration
25 51 (4.95%) Windows XP
26 50 (4.85%) Oracle

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Legal 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 Legal. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 49 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 46 (4.47%) WorkSite
3 40 (3.88%) MS Exchange
4 23 (2.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 21 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (1.65%) CMS
6 17 (1.65%) IIS
7 16 (1.55%) Lync
8 13 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 13 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 12 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (1.07%) IBM Notes
11 9 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.49%) Apache
14 4 (0.39%) Adobe CQ
14 4 (0.39%) Drupal
14 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 4 (0.39%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 181 (17.57%) MS Office
2 144 (13.98%) MS Excel
3 48 (4.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 41 (3.98%) MS Project
5 40 (3.88%) MS Visio
6 16 (1.55%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.87%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.29%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.19%) FastStats
9 2 (0.19%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.097%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.097%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.097%) InDesign
10 1 (0.097%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (0.97%) SAP BPC
2 7 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.58%) Loan IQ
3 6 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.49%) SAP QM
4 5 (0.49%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (0.39%) SAP PM
6 3 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.19%) SiteCatalyst
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.19%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.19%) assyst
7 2 (0.19%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.19%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.19%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.097%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 1 (0.097%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.097%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.39%) Office 365
2 3 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.19%) SaaS
3 2 (0.19%) Taleo
4 1 (0.097%) Force.com
4 1 (0.097%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.097%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.097%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.097%) GitHub
4 1 (0.097%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.097%) IaaS
4 1 (0.097%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.72%) Firewall
2 26 (2.52%) VPN
2 26 (2.52%) Intranet
3 21 (2.04%) SAN
4 19 (1.84%) TCP/IP
4 19 (1.84%) DNS
4 19 (1.84%) Internet
5 15 (1.46%) Network Security
6 14 (1.36%) DHCP
7 12 (1.17%) Intrusion Detection
7 12 (1.17%) WAN
8 10 (0.97%) VLAN
9 8 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (0.78%) LAN
10 6 (0.58%) NAS
10 6 (0.58%) VoIP
11 5 (0.49%) PSTN
11 5 (0.49%) Extranet
12 4 (0.39%) BGP
12 4 (0.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (6.21%) SQL Server
2 27 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (1.46%) QlikView
7 13 (1.26%) Oracle Database
8 10 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (0.87%) MySQL
10 8 (0.78%) Relational Database
11 7 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
12 6 (0.58%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.39%) Big Data
13 4 (0.39%) SAP BW
14 3 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.29%) HBase
Development Applications
1 14 (1.36%) Git (software)
2 9 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (0.87%) Cucumber
3 7 (0.68%) Subversion
3 7 (0.68%) Maven
4 6 (0.58%) Selenium
4 6 (0.58%) Dreamweaver
5 5 (0.49%) TeamCity
5 5 (0.49%) WebDriver
6 4 (0.39%) JIRA
6 4 (0.39%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.29%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.29%) NUnit
7 3 (0.29%) Hudson
8 2 (0.19%) Moq
8 2 (0.19%) Mockito
8 2 (0.19%) EasyMock
8 2 (0.19%) jMock
8 2 (0.19%) FitNesse
8 2 (0.19%) JMeter
General
1 349 (33.88%) Finance
2 239 (23.20%) Law
3 175 (16.99%) Banking
4 79 (7.67%) Investment Banking
5 50 (4.85%) Marketing
6 47 (4.56%) Front Office
6 47 (4.56%) Publishing
7 34 (3.30%) Retail
8 22 (2.14%) Telecoms
9 17 (1.65%) Financial Institution
10 15 (1.46%) Back Office
11 11 (1.07%) French Language
12 9 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.87%) Local Government
13 8 (0.78%) Games
14 7 (0.68%) Billing
14 7 (0.68%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.58%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.49%) Advertising
16 5 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 375 (36.41%) Analyst
2 143 (13.88%) Business Analyst
3 128 (12.43%) Developer
4 103 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 66 (6.41%) Service Analyst
6 64 (6.21%) Service Desk Analyst
7 51 (4.95%) Support Analyst
8 48 (4.66%) Consultant
9 36 (3.50%) Trainer
10 32 (3.11%) IT Trainer
11 26 (2.52%) Designer
11 26 (2.52%) Help Desk Analyst
12 24 (2.33%) Senior Manager
13 22 (2.14%) Architect
13 22 (2.14%) Senior Analyst
13 22 (2.14%) Data Analyst
13 22 (2.14%) Information Analyst
14 20 (1.94%) Security Analyst
15 19 (1.84%) Administrator
15 19 (1.84%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (6.99%) HTML
2 58 (5.63%) CSS
3 52 (5.05%) .NET
4 35 (3.40%) HTML5
5 28 (2.72%) CSS3
6 27 (2.62%) Django
7 25 (2.43%) jQuery
8 22 (2.14%) Web Services
9 21 (2.04%) XML
10 17 (1.65%) ASP.NET
11 12 (1.17%) REST
11 12 (1.17%) SOAP
12 10 (0.97%) .NET Framework
13 9 (0.87%) Middleware
13 9 (0.87%) WCF
14 8 (0.78%) Ajax
15 7 (0.68%) XSLT
15 7 (0.68%) AngularJS
16 5 (0.49%) BAPI
16 5 (0.49%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 74 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (6.31%) Management Information System
3 44 (4.27%) Blackberry
4 38 (3.69%) User Experience
5 26 (2.52%) Derivative
6 24 (2.33%) Credit Risk
7 20 (1.94%) E-Learning
8 18 (1.75%) Social Media
9 15 (1.46%) Equities
10 14 (1.36%) Computer Science
11 13 (1.26%) Market Risk
11 13 (1.26%) Reference Data
12 12 (1.17%) NHS
13 11 (1.07%) Open Source
14 9 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (0.87%) PMI
14 9 (0.87%) Clustering
14 9 (0.87%) CMDB
15 8 (0.78%) Learning Management System
15 8 (0.78%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 173 (16.80%) Windows
2 118 (11.46%) Windows 7
3 51 (4.95%) Windows XP
4 35 (3.40%) Linux
5 32 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (2.04%) UNIX
7 14 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (0.78%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.68%) Solaris
9 7 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.19%) Android
11 2 (0.19%) CentOS
11 2 (0.19%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.097%) AIX
12 1 (0.097%) Debian
12 1 (0.097%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.097%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (16.80%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (14.66%) Project Management
3 83 (8.06%) ITIL
4 81 (7.86%) Business Analysis
5 67 (6.50%) Risk Management
6 66 (6.41%) Scrum
7 61 (5.92%) PRINCE2
7 61 (5.92%) Document Management
8 59 (5.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 52 (5.05%) Migration
10 48 (4.66%) CRM
10 48 (4.66%) Data Modelling
11 47 (4.56%) Business Intelligence
12 45 (4.37%) Information Security
12 45 (4.37%) Change Management
13 43 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
14 39 (3.79%) Service Delivery
15 38 (3.69%) Continuous Improvement
16 36 (3.50%) Web Development
16 36 (3.50%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 125 (12.14%) SQL
2 38 (3.69%) C#
3 36 (3.50%) JavaScript
4 34 (3.30%) Python
5 33 (3.20%) Java
6 18 (1.75%) PHP
7 17 (1.65%) T-SQL
8 16 (1.55%) C
9 14 (1.36%) VBA
10 12 (1.17%) VB
11 11 (1.07%) VBScript
11 11 (1.07%) PL/SQL
12 10 (0.97%) Shell Script
13 9 (0.87%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.68%) C++
15 6 (0.58%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.39%) Apex Code
16 4 (0.39%) Ruby
17 3 (0.29%) XQuery
18 2 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 81 (7.86%) Degree
2 34 (3.30%) CISSP
3 32 (3.11%) Security Cleared
4 28 (2.72%) MOS
5 21 (2.04%) PMI Certification
5 21 (2.04%) SC Cleared
6 18 (1.75%) CISM
7 15 (1.46%) PMP
7 15 (1.46%) ISEB
8 13 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 11 (1.07%) GIAC
10 9 (0.87%) CISA
11 8 (0.78%) Network+ Certification
11 8 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.78%) CNA
11 8 (0.78%) Novell Certification
12 7 (0.68%) GCIA
13 6 (0.58%) APMP
13 6 (0.58%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.43%) QA
2 24 (2.33%) SLA
3 21 (2.04%) Dodd-Frank
4 12 (1.17%) EMIR
5 9 (0.87%) FATCA
6 8 (0.78%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.49%) GAAP
7 5 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.29%) Basel II
9 3 (0.29%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.19%) MiFID
11 1 (0.097%) GMP
11 1 (0.097%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.097%) COBIT
11 1 (0.097%) P3O
System Software
1 110 (10.68%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.97%) Terminal Server
4 9 (0.87%) XenDesktop
5 6 (0.58%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.49%) XenApp
7 4 (0.39%) vSphere
7 4 (0.39%) NFS
8 3 (0.29%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 3 (0.29%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.19%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.19%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.097%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.097%) Firmware
10 1 (0.097%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.097%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 27 (2.62%) SCCM
2 10 (0.97%) SCOM
3 7 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (0.68%) SCVMM
3 7 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.68%) SCDPM
4 4 (0.39%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.29%) Control-M
5 3 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.29%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.19%) EdgeSight
6 2 (0.19%) Puppet
6 2 (0.19%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.19%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.097%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.097%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 166 (16.12%) Microsoft
2 50 (4.85%) Oracle
3 48 (4.66%) Citrix
4 42 (4.08%) VMware
5 33 (3.20%) HP
6 31 (3.01%) SAP
7 24 (2.33%) Interwoven
8 19 (1.84%) Cisco
8 19 (1.84%) Adobe
9 18 (1.75%) Business Objects
10 17 (1.65%) Symantec
11 13 (1.26%) CheckPoint
12 12 (1.17%) AppSense
12 12 (1.17%) McAfee
12 12 (1.17%) IBM
13 11 (1.07%) Lotus
14 10 (0.97%) ArcSight
14 10 (0.97%) Qualys
15 9 (0.87%) Open Text
16 8 (0.78%) Reuters
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
iKonnect
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £600 per day Interim to Permanent Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £50k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Picture More Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £300 - £345 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £650.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £250 to £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago