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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 100 87 111
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +24
Contract jobs citing Legal 430 506 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.05% 2.35% 1.88%
As % of the General category 4.47% 5.02% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 338 248
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £204 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £582
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 7
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £11.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £126.00 £22.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £14.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+60.34% -12.12%
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
9625 10077 9920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.94% 46.71% 50.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6857 6980 7126
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £643 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 184 122
Average hourly rate £17.87 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.60% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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 -16 112 £425 +6.25% 46
Docklands, London 0 2 - -
Paddington - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Beckenham - - - -
Croydon - - - - 3
Harrow - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

1 339 (36.65%) Finance
2 216 (23.35%) Law
3 188 (20.32%) Banking
4 148 (16.00%) Project Management
5 137 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 135 (14.59%) MS Office
7 125 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
8 124 (13.41%) MS Excel
9 121 (13.08%) Windows
10 112 (12.11%) SQL
11 91 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 90 (9.73%) Degree
13 83 (8.97%) ITIL
14 81 (8.76%) PRINCE2
15 79 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
16 76 (8.22%) SQL Server
17 69 (7.46%) Windows 7
18 68 (7.35%) Business Analysis
18 68 (7.35%) Active Directory
19 66 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
20 65 (7.03%) Investment Banking
21 64 (6.92%) Risk Management
22 63 (6.81%) MS Visio
23 55 (5.95%) Management Information System
24 53 (5.73%) .NET
25 50 (5.41%) Marketing
26 48 (5.19%) Analytics
27 47 (5.08%) CRM
27 47 (5.08%) Retail
28 45 (4.86%) Document Management

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 43 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 35 (3.78%) MS Exchange
3 32 (3.46%) WorkSite
4 21 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 20 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (1.62%) IIS
7 14 (1.51%) CMS
8 11 (1.19%) Lync
9 9 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.43%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.43%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.32%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.32%) Apache
13 3 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.32%) NetWeaver
13 3 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
13 3 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 135 (14.59%) MS Office
2 124 (13.41%) MS Excel
3 63 (6.81%) MS Visio
4 42 (4.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 40 (4.32%) MS Project
6 12 (1.30%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.54%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.22%) InDesign
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 12 (1.30%) SAP BPC
2 6 (0.65%) SAP WM
2 6 (0.65%) Sentinel
3 5 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.32%) HFM
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.22%) assyst
6 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.22%) Loan IQ
6 2 (0.22%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.22%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.11%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.54%) Office 365
2 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.22%) Force.com
2 2 (0.22%) Taleo
3 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.11%) SaaS
3 1 (0.11%) PaaS
3 1 (0.11%) GitHub
3 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.35%) Internet
2 26 (2.81%) VPN
3 25 (2.70%) Firewall
4 18 (1.95%) Intranet
5 15 (1.62%) DNS
6 13 (1.41%) WAN
7 11 (1.19%) DHCP
8 10 (1.08%) Network Security
8 10 (1.08%) SAN
9 9 (0.97%) TCP/IP
9 9 (0.97%) LAN
9 9 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (0.65%) VLAN
12 4 (0.43%) Extranet
12 4 (0.43%) HTTP
13 3 (0.32%) PBX
13 3 (0.32%) SNMP
13 3 (0.32%) FTP
13 3 (0.32%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (1.84%) QlikView
7 16 (1.73%) Relational Database
8 12 (1.30%) Hadoop
8 12 (1.30%) Oracle Database
9 10 (1.08%) Big Data
9 10 (1.08%) RDBMS
10 9 (0.97%) MySQL
11 8 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (0.76%) SAP BW
12 7 (0.76%) Spotfire
12 7 (0.76%) MongoDB
12 7 (0.76%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.54%) HBase
Development Applications
1 10 (1.08%) Subversion
2 9 (0.97%) JIRA
2 9 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (0.86%) Maven
4 7 (0.76%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.65%) TeamCity
5 6 (0.65%) Dreamweaver
6 5 (0.54%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.54%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.43%) NUnit
8 3 (0.32%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.32%) AdminStudio
8 3 (0.32%) ReSharper
8 3 (0.32%) Selenium
8 3 (0.32%) Hudson
9 2 (0.22%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (0.22%) Moq
9 2 (0.22%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.22%) Toad
9 2 (0.22%) Eclipse
General
1 339 (36.65%) Finance
2 216 (23.35%) Law
3 188 (20.32%) Banking
4 65 (7.03%) Investment Banking
5 50 (5.41%) Marketing
6 47 (5.08%) Retail
7 43 (4.65%) Front Office
8 35 (3.78%) Publishing
9 30 (3.24%) Telecoms
10 21 (2.27%) Billing
11 17 (1.84%) Retail Banking
12 14 (1.51%) Local Government
13 13 (1.41%) Back Office
13 13 (1.41%) Financial Institution
14 12 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (1.08%) French Language
16 6 (0.65%) Advertising
17 5 (0.54%) Games
18 4 (0.43%) General Ledger
18 4 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 303 (32.76%) Analyst
2 129 (13.95%) Project Manager
3 121 (13.08%) Business Analyst
4 114 (12.32%) Developer
5 59 (6.38%) Consultant
6 38 (4.11%) Service Analyst
7 37 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 36 (3.89%) Support Analyst
9 28 (3.03%) Architect
10 26 (2.81%) Trainer
11 25 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
12 24 (2.59%) IT Trainer
12 24 (2.59%) Designer
13 23 (2.49%) Data Analyst
14 22 (2.38%) Senior Manager
15 19 (2.05%) .NET Developer
16 18 (1.95%) SAP Consultant
16 18 (1.95%) Coordinator
17 17 (1.84%) 2nd Line Support
18 16 (1.73%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (5.73%) .NET
2 41 (4.43%) HTML
3 28 (3.03%) CSS
4 22 (2.38%) ASP.NET
5 20 (2.16%) jQuery
5 20 (2.16%) Web Services
5 20 (2.16%) XML
6 14 (1.51%) SOAP
7 13 (1.41%) REST
8 11 (1.19%) HTML5
9 10 (1.08%) CSS3
9 10 (1.08%) .NET Framework
10 9 (0.97%) AngularJS
10 9 (0.97%) Visualforce
11 8 (0.86%) MDX
11 8 (0.86%) WCF
12 7 (0.76%) Django
12 7 (0.76%) Ajax
12 7 (0.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 6 (0.65%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 79 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (5.95%) Management Information System
3 39 (4.22%) Blackberry
4 28 (3.03%) Derivative
5 25 (2.70%) User Experience
6 15 (1.62%) Visualisation
6 15 (1.62%) Social Media
7 14 (1.51%) Open Source
7 14 (1.51%) Credit Risk
7 14 (1.51%) E-Learning
8 13 (1.41%) Computer Science
9 12 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
9 12 (1.30%) PMI
9 12 (1.30%) CESG
10 11 (1.19%) Freedom of Information Act
10 11 (1.19%) Freedom of Information
10 11 (1.19%) Reference Data
11 10 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (1.08%) Equities
12 9 (0.97%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 121 (13.08%) Windows
2 69 (7.46%) Windows 7
3 29 (3.14%) Linux
4 27 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (2.70%) Windows XP
6 21 (2.27%) UNIX
7 14 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (1.19%) Android
10 10 (1.08%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.54%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.43%) Solaris
13 3 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.22%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.22%) AIX
15 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (16.00%) Project Management
2 125 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 83 (8.97%) ITIL
5 81 (8.76%) PRINCE2
6 68 (7.35%) Business Analysis
7 66 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 64 (6.92%) Risk Management
9 48 (5.19%) Analytics
10 47 (5.08%) CRM
11 45 (4.86%) Document Management
12 44 (4.76%) Information Security
13 41 (4.43%) Migration
14 38 (4.11%) Service Delivery
15 36 (3.89%) Change Management
16 35 (3.78%) Workflow
17 34 (3.68%) Scrum
18 33 (3.57%) Data Analysis
19 30 (3.24%) Service Management
20 29 (3.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 112 (12.11%) SQL
2 41 (4.43%) C#
3 32 (3.46%) Java
4 27 (2.92%) JavaScript
5 18 (1.95%) T-SQL
6 15 (1.62%) Python
7 14 (1.51%) C
7 14 (1.51%) VBA
8 13 (1.41%) PowerShell
9 11 (1.19%) VB
10 9 (0.97%) Apex Code
11 8 (0.86%) VB.NET
11 8 (0.86%) VBScript
11 8 (0.86%) PHP
11 8 (0.86%) PL/SQL
12 7 (0.76%) C++
13 6 (0.65%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.43%) R
15 2 (0.22%) Scala
15 2 (0.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 90 (9.73%) Degree
2 34 (3.68%) Security Cleared
3 31 (3.35%) CISSP
4 28 (3.03%) PMI Certification
5 24 (2.59%) VCP4
6 20 (2.16%) SC Cleared
6 20 (2.16%) PMP
6 20 (2.16%) CISM
7 18 (1.95%) ISEB
8 17 (1.84%) MOS
9 15 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 14 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (1.30%) APMP
12 10 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (0.97%) MCSE
14 8 (0.86%) CEH
14 8 (0.86%) ISTQB
14 8 (0.86%) CCNA
14 8 (0.86%) CISA
14 8 (0.86%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.27%) QA
2 20 (2.16%) SLA
3 17 (1.84%) Dodd-Frank
4 11 (1.19%) EMIR
5 8 (0.86%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.65%) FATCA
6 6 (0.65%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.65%) GAAP
7 5 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.43%) COBIT
8 4 (0.43%) P3O
9 3 (0.32%) CRD IV
9 3 (0.32%) Basel II
9 3 (0.32%) COSO
10 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 68 (7.35%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.08%) Terminal Server
4 9 (0.97%) vSphere
4 9 (0.97%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.86%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.65%) XenApp
7 5 (0.54%) NFS
8 4 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.32%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (0.22%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.11%) HDFS
11 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.11%) Xen
11 1 (0.11%) Novell eDirectory
11 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.11%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 30 (3.24%) SCCM
2 10 (1.08%) SCOM
3 7 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (0.65%) Puppet
4 6 (0.65%) SCVMM
4 6 (0.65%) SCDPM
5 5 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.43%) Control-M
7 3 (0.32%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.32%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.22%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.22%) EdgeSight
9 1 (0.11%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.11%) Oozie
9 1 (0.11%) Ambari
Vendors
1 137 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 41 (4.43%) Oracle
3 38 (4.11%) Citrix
4 32 (3.46%) SAP
5 31 (3.35%) VMware
6 24 (2.59%) HP
7 22 (2.38%) Interwoven
8 18 (1.95%) Cisco
9 14 (1.51%) Adobe
10 12 (1.30%) AppSense
11 11 (1.19%) IBM
11 11 (1.19%) Symantec
11 11 (1.19%) McAfee
12 10 (1.08%) Open Text
13 9 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (0.97%) Hyperion
13 9 (0.97%) Tableau
14 8 (0.86%) CheckPoint
14 8 (0.86%) TIBCO
14 8 (0.86%) MobileIron
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