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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 140 89 103
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +14
Contract jobs citing Legal 415 563 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.80% 2.38% 2.05%
As % of the General category 4.24% 5.05% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 414 345
Median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £194 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 14
Median hourly rate £16.75 £18.26 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% +5.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.25 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.71 £33.60 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £13.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -47.11%
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
9792 11144 10907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.54% 47.05% 44.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7027 7946 7570
Median daily rate £480 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 119 152
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £12.28 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.70 £70.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +11.11%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Legal as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 2016.

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 26 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the London region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +15 113 £445 +7.87% 38
Brentford - 6 - -
Croydon -9 5 £400 +14.28%
Canary Wharf +7 4 £450 -
Uxbridge +2 3 - -
Southwark - 2 - -
Feltham -2 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £325 -
Hammersmith - 1 £188 -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Legal.

1 327 (38.70%) Finance
2 179 (21.18%) Law
3 161 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 137 (16.21%) Project Management
5 120 (14.20%) Windows
6 113 (13.37%) Banking
7 110 (13.02%) Microsoft
8 102 (12.07%) SQL
9 96 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
10 89 (10.53%) Degree
11 85 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
12 84 (9.94%) Management Information System
13 82 (9.70%) Business Analysis
14 81 (9.59%) ITIL
14 81 (9.59%) MS Excel
15 80 (9.47%) MS Office
16 75 (8.88%) Active Directory
17 70 (8.28%) SQL Server
17 70 (8.28%) Information Security
18 63 (7.46%) PRINCE2
19 62 (7.34%) Scrum
20 61 (7.22%) Citrix
20 61 (7.22%) Document Management
21 59 (6.98%) Marketing
22 58 (6.86%) Change Management
23 55 (6.51%) Risk Management
23 55 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
24 49 (5.80%) User Experience
25 48 (5.68%) SharePoint
25 48 (5.68%) Data Protection

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 48 (5.68%) SharePoint
2 31 (3.67%) MS Exchange
3 18 (2.13%) CMS
4 16 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (1.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (1.54%) IIS
7 7 (0.83%) Confluence
7 7 (0.83%) SAS
7 7 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (0.83%) Skype for Business
8 5 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.59%) IBM Notes
8 5 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.47%) Apache
9 4 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.36%) Jetty
10 3 (0.36%) nginx
10 3 (0.36%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 81 (9.59%) MS Excel
2 80 (9.47%) MS Office
3 30 (3.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (1.89%) MS Project
5 12 (1.42%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.24%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.12%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.47%) SAP CO
1 4 (0.47%) SAP FI
1 4 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (0.24%) SAP FI-GL
3 2 (0.24%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.12%) assyst
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.12%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.12%) FastStats
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.12%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.12%) Sonata
4 1 (0.12%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.72%) Office 365
2 20 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.83%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.71%) SaaS
6 3 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.36%) IaaS
7 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.24%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.12%) GitHub
8 1 (0.12%) PaaS
8 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.73%) Firewall
2 30 (3.55%) Internet
3 26 (3.08%) WAN
4 22 (2.60%) LAN
5 20 (2.37%) Network Security
6 16 (1.89%) DNS
6 16 (1.89%) VPN
7 13 (1.54%) TCP/IP
7 13 (1.54%) WebEx
8 12 (1.42%) SSL
9 10 (1.18%) DHCP
9 10 (1.18%) SAN
9 10 (1.18%) Wireless
10 9 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (0.95%) HTTP
12 7 (0.83%) Intranet
13 6 (0.71%) Extranet
13 6 (0.71%) MPLS
13 6 (0.71%) VoIP
14 5 (0.59%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (8.28%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (1.54%) Relational Database
5 12 (1.42%) Big Data
5 12 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (1.42%) Hadoop
6 9 (1.07%) MongoDB
6 9 (1.07%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (0.95%) NoSQL
7 8 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (0.83%) MySQL
8 7 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (0.71%) Apache Hive
9 6 (0.71%) Pentaho
9 6 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (0.59%) QlikView
10 5 (0.59%) SQLPlus
11 4 (0.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (2.84%) JIRA
2 16 (1.89%) Visual Studio
3 7 (0.83%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.47%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.36%) Ant
5 3 (0.36%) Axure RP
5 3 (0.36%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.36%) InstallShield
5 3 (0.36%) JUnit
5 3 (0.36%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.36%) Maven
5 3 (0.36%) Mercurial
5 3 (0.36%) Subversion
6 2 (0.24%) ERwin
6 2 (0.24%) LSMW
6 2 (0.24%) MSI
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.24%) TeamCity
General
1 327 (38.70%) Finance
2 179 (21.18%) Law
3 113 (13.37%) Banking
4 59 (6.98%) Marketing
5 42 (4.97%) Retail
6 34 (4.02%) Investment Banking
7 30 (3.55%) Financial Institution
7 30 (3.55%) Publishing
8 29 (3.43%) Back Office
9 20 (2.37%) Front Office
9 20 (2.37%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.42%) Advertising
11 10 (1.18%) Billing
12 8 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.71%) French Language
14 5 (0.59%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.47%) Games
15 4 (0.47%) General Ledger
15 4 (0.47%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.36%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 239 (28.28%) Analyst
2 112 (13.25%) Project Manager
3 101 (11.95%) Business Analyst
4 68 (8.05%) Architect
5 51 (6.04%) Developer
6 38 (4.50%) Support Analyst
7 37 (4.38%) Legal Analyst
8 32 (3.79%) Designer
9 29 (3.43%) IT Analyst
10 28 (3.31%) Service Analyst
10 28 (3.31%) Trainer
11 24 (2.84%) Programme Manager
11 24 (2.84%) Service Desk Analyst
12 21 (2.49%) Consultant
12 21 (2.49%) Senior Analyst
13 19 (2.25%) Desktop Support
13 19 (2.25%) IT Manager
14 18 (2.13%) Security Analyst
14 18 (2.13%) Security Architect
14 18 (2.13%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (4.73%) .NET
2 38 (4.50%) HTML
3 32 (3.79%) CSS
3 32 (3.79%) XML
4 23 (2.72%) jQuery
5 18 (2.13%) Web Services
6 17 (2.01%) ASP.NET
7 14 (1.66%) HTML5
8 12 (1.42%) .NET Framework
8 12 (1.42%) Node.js
8 12 (1.42%) SOAP
9 11 (1.30%) AngularJS
9 11 (1.30%) JSON
9 11 (1.30%) REST
10 10 (1.18%) Middleware
11 9 (1.07%) CSS3
12 8 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (0.83%) RESTful
13 7 (0.83%) WCF
14 6 (0.71%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 85 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (9.94%) Management Information System
3 49 (5.80%) User Experience
4 24 (2.84%) Equities
4 24 (2.84%) Fixed Income
5 23 (2.72%) Data Protection Act
5 23 (2.72%) e-Learning
6 21 (2.49%) Blackberry
6 21 (2.49%) Freedom of Information
7 20 (2.37%) Data Centre
8 16 (1.89%) Computer Science
8 16 (1.89%) Virtual Team
9 13 (1.54%) Derivative
10 12 (1.42%) Freedom of Information Act
11 11 (1.30%) Social Media
12 10 (1.18%) CESG
12 10 (1.18%) Clustering
12 10 (1.18%) Fintech
12 10 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 10 (1.18%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 120 (14.20%) Windows
2 43 (5.09%) Windows 7
3 41 (4.85%) Windows Server
4 33 (3.91%) Linux
5 28 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (2.01%) Unix
8 15 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (1.30%) Windows 10
10 9 (1.07%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.95%) Windows 8
11 8 (0.95%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.71%) CentOS
13 5 (0.59%) Android
14 4 (0.47%) VMS
15 1 (0.12%) Kali Linux
15 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (16.21%) Project Management
3 96 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 82 (9.70%) Business Analysis
5 81 (9.59%) ITIL
6 70 (8.28%) Information Security
7 63 (7.46%) PRINCE2
8 62 (7.34%) Scrum
9 61 (7.22%) Document Management
10 58 (6.86%) Change Management
11 55 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
11 55 (6.51%) Risk Management
12 48 (5.68%) Data Protection
13 43 (5.09%) Service Delivery
14 39 (4.62%) Migration
14 39 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
15 37 (4.38%) Programme Management
16 35 (4.14%) Analytics
16 35 (4.14%) Waterfall
17 32 (3.79%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 102 (12.07%) SQL
2 33 (3.91%) C#
3 29 (3.43%) T-SQL
4 25 (2.96%) JavaScript
5 16 (1.89%) C
6 15 (1.78%) Java
7 14 (1.66%) PowerShell
8 11 (1.30%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.07%) VBA
10 8 (0.95%) VB.NET
11 7 (0.83%) C++
12 6 (0.71%) Python
12 6 (0.71%) VB
13 5 (0.59%) PHP
13 5 (0.59%) R
13 5 (0.59%) Ruby
14 4 (0.47%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.47%) VBScript
15 3 (0.36%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.24%) Perl
Qualifications
1 89 (10.53%) Degree
2 29 (3.43%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.72%) CISSP
4 18 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (1.78%) ISEB
6 15 (1.78%) SC Cleared
7 13 (1.54%) CISM
8 12 (1.42%) CCNP
8 12 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (1.42%) PMP
9 11 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 10 (1.18%) CCNA
10 10 (1.18%) CESG Certified Professional
11 9 (1.07%) MCP
12 8 (0.95%) GIAC
13 7 (0.83%) CISA
13 7 (0.83%) MCSE
13 7 (0.83%) PMI Certification
14 6 (0.71%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.72%) QA
2 22 (2.60%) MiFID
3 19 (2.25%) SLA
4 15 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (1.66%) Data Quality
6 12 (1.42%) PCI DSS
7 11 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (1.07%) Solvency II
9 6 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.36%) EMIR
10 3 (0.36%) WCAG
11 2 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.24%) FATCA
11 2 (0.24%) ISO27002
12 1 (0.12%) BS7799
12 1 (0.12%) SAS 70
12 1 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 75 (8.88%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.01%) XenApp
4 10 (1.18%) vSphere
5 6 (0.71%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.71%) Terminal Services
5 6 (0.71%) vCloud
5 6 (0.71%) XenDesktop
5 6 (0.71%) XenServer
6 5 (0.59%) Docker
6 5 (0.59%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.47%) DFS Replication
8 3 (0.36%) Firmware
8 3 (0.36%) HDFS
8 3 (0.36%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.36%) LXC
8 3 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.36%) NFS
9 2 (0.24%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (3.43%) SCCM
2 10 (1.18%) Ansible
2 10 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (1.18%) Puppet
3 8 (0.95%) SCOM
4 7 (0.83%) EnCase
5 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (0.47%) WMI
5 4 (0.47%) WSUS
6 3 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.36%) Nagios
7 2 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.24%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.24%) FTK
7 2 (0.24%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.12%) Control-M
8 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 110 (13.02%) Microsoft
2 61 (7.22%) Citrix
3 39 (4.62%) iManage
4 37 (4.38%) VMware
5 36 (4.26%) Cisco
5 36 (4.26%) Oracle
6 23 (2.72%) Tableau
7 22 (2.60%) SAP
8 18 (2.13%) HP
9 14 (1.66%) CheckPoint
10 12 (1.42%) Google
11 10 (1.18%) ServiceNow
12 8 (0.95%) MicroStrategy
13 7 (0.83%) Reuters
14 6 (0.71%) Altiris
14 6 (0.71%) Atlassian
14 6 (0.71%) Forcepoint
14 6 (0.71%) IBM
14 6 (0.71%) Juniper
14 6 (0.71%) Rackspace
London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Energon People
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venn Group
Rate: £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £650 - £710 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Elevate Direct
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £601 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East London
Michael Blake Associates Limited
Rate: From £650 to £950 per day + expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Which?
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Premier IT
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday