The first 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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 101 94 146
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +52
Contract jobs citing Legal 470 529 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.00% 2.18% 1.40%
As % of the General category 4.47% 4.27% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 353 186
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £204 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £596 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 30
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.93 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.65% +9.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.00 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £25.75 £30.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+93.75% -5.88%
General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
10508 12397 13580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.78% 51.06% 51.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7307 8688 9236
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 £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 185 232
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 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.65 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -16.66%
Legal
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +12 154 £375 -11.76% 55
Docklands, London - 4 £450 - 2
Canary Wharf +23 2 - -
Paddington - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 £140 -
Ealing - - - -
Bromley - - - - 2
Croydon - - - - 1
Edgware - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 2
Uxbridge - - - -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 340 (36.32%) Finance
2 242 (25.85%) Law
3 193 (20.62%) Banking
4 174 (18.59%) Windows
5 160 (17.09%) MS Office
6 153 (16.35%) Project Management
7 132 (14.10%) Microsoft
8 128 (13.68%) MS Excel
9 114 (12.18%) SQL
10 104 (11.11%) Windows 7
11 103 (11.00%) Document Management
12 100 (10.68%) ITIL
13 94 (10.04%) Degree
14 87 (9.29%) PRINCE2
14 87 (9.29%) Active Directory
15 77 (8.23%) Investment Banking
16 71 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
17 67 (7.16%) Windows XP
18 64 (6.84%) HTML
19 63 (6.73%) Business Analysis
20 61 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
21 58 (6.20%) Citrix
22 57 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
23 56 (5.98%) Blackberry
24 55 (5.88%) SharePoint
25 54 (5.77%) SQL Server
26 53 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
27 49 (5.24%) Marketing
28 47 (5.02%) CSS
28 47 (5.02%) .NET

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 55 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 35 (3.74%) WorkSite
3 30 (3.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 26 (2.78%) MS Exchange
4 26 (2.78%) CMS
5 25 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 20 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (1.39%) IBM Notes
9 11 (1.18%) IIS
10 8 (0.85%) Lync
10 8 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (0.85%) Drupal
11 6 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.43%) Adobe CQ
14 3 (0.32%) SAS
14 3 (0.32%) Confluence
15 2 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 160 (17.09%) MS Office
2 128 (13.68%) MS Excel
3 61 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (3.31%) MS Project
5 29 (3.10%) MS Visio
6 11 (1.18%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.75%) Adobe Captivate
8 4 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.32%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.21%) FastStats
10 2 (0.21%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.11%) InDesign
11 1 (0.11%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (1.18%) SAP QM
2 8 (0.85%) SAP PM
3 7 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.53%) SiteCatalyst
4 5 (0.53%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.32%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.32%) HFM
5 3 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.32%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.32%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.32%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.32%) SAP HCM
5 3 (0.32%) SAP HR-PA
6 2 (0.21%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 2 (0.21%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.21%) Loan IQ
6 2 (0.21%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.32%) IaaS
2 3 (0.32%) SaaS
3 2 (0.21%) PaaS
4 1 (0.11%) Office 365
4 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.14%) Intranet
2 18 (1.92%) Internet
3 15 (1.60%) Firewall
3 15 (1.60%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.28%) SAN
5 9 (0.96%) DNS
5 9 (0.96%) NetScaler
6 7 (0.75%) WAN
7 6 (0.64%) NAS
7 6 (0.64%) LAN
7 6 (0.64%) VoIP
7 6 (0.64%) WLAN
7 6 (0.64%) DHCP
8 5 (0.53%) IP Telephony
8 5 (0.53%) Wireless
8 5 (0.53%) VPN
8 5 (0.53%) PSTN
8 5 (0.53%) VLAN
9 4 (0.43%) CTI
9 4 (0.43%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 17 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (1.07%) Oracle Database
7 9 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (0.75%) MS Access
9 6 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (0.53%) SQLPlus
10 5 (0.53%) MySQL
10 5 (0.53%) QlikView
10 5 (0.53%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.32%) Essbase
12 3 (0.32%) OLTP
12 3 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.21%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (1.18%) Selenium
2 10 (1.07%) WebDriver
3 9 (0.96%) FitNesse
3 9 (0.96%) Cucumber
4 8 (0.85%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.75%) Eclipse
5 7 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.53%) JIRA
7 4 (0.43%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.43%) Axure RP
7 4 (0.43%) JUnit
7 4 (0.43%) Xcode
8 3 (0.32%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.32%) PhoneGap
9 2 (0.21%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.21%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.21%) Toad
9 2 (0.21%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.21%) Ant
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
General
1 340 (36.32%) Finance
2 242 (25.85%) Law
3 193 (20.62%) Banking
4 77 (8.23%) Investment Banking
5 49 (5.24%) Marketing
6 42 (4.49%) Publishing
7 29 (3.10%) Front Office
8 21 (2.24%) Retail
9 19 (2.03%) Financial Institution
9 19 (2.03%) Back Office
10 17 (1.82%) Advertising
10 17 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
11 16 (1.71%) Telecoms
12 14 (1.50%) Billing
13 11 (1.18%) French Language
14 5 (0.53%) Games
14 5 (0.53%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.53%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.53%) Private Banking
15 4 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 316 (33.76%) Analyst
2 137 (14.64%) Business Analyst
3 101 (10.79%) Developer
4 96 (10.26%) Project Manager
5 62 (6.62%) Service Analyst
6 59 (6.30%) Service Desk Analyst
7 42 (4.49%) Support Analyst
8 35 (3.74%) Trainer
9 31 (3.31%) Consultant
9 31 (3.31%) IT Trainer
10 30 (3.21%) Legal Analyst
11 27 (2.88%) Administrator
11 27 (2.88%) Architect
12 24 (2.56%) IT Business Analyst
13 22 (2.35%) Desktop Support
14 20 (2.14%) Designer
15 19 (2.03%) Risk Analyst
16 17 (1.82%) SAP Consultant
16 17 (1.82%) Web Developer
16 17 (1.82%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (6.84%) HTML
2 47 (5.02%) CSS
2 47 (5.02%) .NET
3 30 (3.21%) XML
4 26 (2.78%) HTML5
5 25 (2.67%) jQuery
6 18 (1.92%) ASP.NET
7 13 (1.39%) Django
7 13 (1.39%) CSS3
8 12 (1.28%) BAPI
9 10 (1.07%) XSLT
10 9 (0.96%) Cocoa
10 9 (0.96%) WCF
11 8 (0.85%) .NET Framework
12 7 (0.75%) Web Services
12 7 (0.75%) AngularJS
12 7 (0.75%) Backbone.js
12 7 (0.75%) iOS SDK
13 6 (0.64%) Android SDK
13 6 (0.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 56 (5.98%) Blackberry
2 43 (4.59%) Management Information System
3 26 (2.78%) Credit Risk
4 24 (2.56%) Handset
5 22 (2.35%) Mobile App
6 21 (2.24%) Social Media
6 21 (2.24%) Derivative
7 20 (2.14%) E-Learning
8 17 (1.82%) Equities
9 16 (1.71%) PMI
10 12 (1.28%) CMDB
11 11 (1.18%) Computer Science
12 10 (1.07%) iPhone
12 10 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 9 (0.96%) iPad
14 8 (0.85%) Reference Data
15 7 (0.75%) Statistics
16 6 (0.64%) Market Risk
16 6 (0.64%) Equity Derivative
16 6 (0.64%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 174 (18.59%) Windows
2 104 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 67 (7.16%) Windows XP
4 33 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (2.14%) UNIX
7 15 (1.60%) Linux
7 15 (1.60%) Apple iOS
8 14 (1.50%) Android
9 13 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.85%) Solaris
11 5 (0.53%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.32%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.11%) Debian
14 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.11%) AIX
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.11%) CentOS
14 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (16.35%) Project Management
2 103 (11.00%) Document Management
3 100 (10.68%) ITIL
4 87 (9.29%) PRINCE2
5 71 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (6.73%) Business Analysis
7 57 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 53 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
9 47 (5.02%) Scrum
10 44 (4.70%) Migration
10 44 (4.70%) Data Modelling
11 43 (4.59%) Change Management
12 41 (4.38%) Risk Management
13 37 (3.95%) Asset Management
14 34 (3.63%) Continuous Improvement
15 33 (3.53%) CRM
15 33 (3.53%) Business Intelligence
16 32 (3.42%) UML
16 32 (3.42%) Change Control
17 31 (3.31%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 114 (12.18%) SQL
2 37 (3.95%) C#
3 31 (3.31%) JavaScript
4 24 (2.56%) Java
5 19 (2.03%) T-SQL
6 16 (1.71%) Python
7 12 (1.28%) PHP
8 9 (0.96%) Objective-C
9 7 (0.75%) Shell Script
9 7 (0.75%) C
10 6 (0.64%) C++
11 5 (0.53%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.53%) VBA
11 5 (0.53%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.43%) VBScript
12 4 (0.43%) Perl
13 3 (0.32%) VB
13 3 (0.32%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.32%) Ruby
14 2 (0.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 94 (10.04%) Degree
2 33 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
3 29 (3.10%) PMI Certification
4 25 (2.67%) Security Cleared
5 19 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 18 (1.92%) PMP
7 16 (1.71%) MOS
8 14 (1.50%) SC Cleared
9 10 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (1.07%) ISEB
10 9 (0.96%) CISSP
11 6 (0.64%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.64%) MCSE
12 5 (0.53%) CISM
12 5 (0.53%) CIPD
12 5 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.43%) MCP
14 3 (0.32%) MCITP
14 3 (0.32%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.85%) QA
2 15 (1.60%) SLA
3 12 (1.28%) Dodd-Frank
4 8 (0.85%) FATCA
4 8 (0.85%) EMIR
5 5 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.43%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.21%) Basel III
7 2 (0.21%) MiFID
7 2 (0.21%) COBIT
7 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.11%) Basel II
8 1 (0.11%) GAAP
8 1 (0.11%) GMP
8 1 (0.11%) GxP
8 1 (0.11%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.11%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.11%) UCITS
8 1 (0.11%) FINREP
System Software
1 87 (9.29%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.82%) XenDesktop
4 16 (1.71%) vSphere
5 7 (0.75%) XenApp
6 3 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.32%) VMware Server
6 3 (0.32%) DFS Replication
6 3 (0.32%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.21%) UAG
7 2 (0.21%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.21%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.21%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.11%) Varnish
8 1 (0.11%) XenServer
8 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 17 (1.82%) SCCM
2 11 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (0.53%) SCOM
5 3 (0.32%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.11%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.11%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.11%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 132 (14.10%) Microsoft
2 58 (6.20%) Citrix
3 34 (3.63%) SAP
4 32 (3.42%) Oracle
5 31 (3.31%) HP
6 30 (3.21%) VMware
7 22 (2.35%) Adobe
8 16 (1.71%) NetApp
9 14 (1.50%) Interwoven
10 13 (1.39%) Lotus
11 12 (1.28%) Business Objects
12 10 (1.07%) Symantec
13 9 (0.96%) Cisco
14 8 (0.85%) Bloomberg
15 7 (0.75%) IBM
15 7 (0.75%) SolarWinds
16 6 (0.64%) EMC
16 6 (0.64%) Reuters
16 6 (0.64%) Ariba
16 6 (0.64%) Open Text
City, London
MBA Ltd
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £290 - £300 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £650.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £100.00 - £120.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £170 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £140 - £180 per day
Posted: 4 days ago