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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 102 114 91
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -23
Contract jobs citing Legal 488 422 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.30% 1.99% 2.25%
As % of the General category 5.07% 4.36% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 297 337
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £601 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £407 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.10% +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 11
Average hourly rate £20.49 £20.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.83 £28.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £21.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+120.93% +38.70%
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
9634 9668 10479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.49% 45.59% 47.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6776 6971 7346
Average daily rate £500 £475 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 103 181
Average hourly rate £26.59 £20.63 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.90% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 10 February 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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the London region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +39 113 £450 +10.76% 40
Hammersmith +6 4 £400 - 1
Greenwich - 2 £431 -
Uxbridge -1 1 - -
Canary Wharf -3 1 £363 -35.55%
Westminster -7 1 - -
Croydon - 1 - -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 388 (40.12%) Finance
2 263 (27.20%) Law
3 177 (18.30%) Windows
4 163 (16.86%) Microsoft
5 155 (16.03%) Project Management
6 147 (15.20%) Banking
7 128 (13.24%) MS Office
8 127 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
9 125 (12.93%) Degree
10 110 (11.38%) Active Directory
11 107 (11.07%) MS Excel
12 99 (10.24%) ITIL
13 97 (10.03%) Windows 7
14 95 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
15 89 (9.20%) Change Management
16 87 (9.00%) Business Analysis
16 87 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
17 86 (8.89%) SQL
18 82 (8.48%) PRINCE2
19 76 (7.86%) Risk Management
20 66 (6.83%) MS PowerPoint
21 64 (6.62%) Information Security
22 63 (6.51%) SQL Server
23 54 (5.58%) Citrix
24 53 (5.48%) iManage
25 47 (4.86%) HTML
25 47 (4.86%) Cisco
26 43 (4.45%) VMware
27 42 (4.34%) Business Intelligence
28 41 (4.24%) SharePoint

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 41 (4.24%) SharePoint
2 31 (3.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 16 (1.65%) MS Exchange
4 15 (1.55%) CMS
5 11 (1.14%) Node.js
5 11 (1.14%) Skype for Business
6 8 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (0.62%) Apache
8 5 (0.52%) Documentum
8 5 (0.52%) FileNet
8 5 (0.52%) LiveLink
9 4 (0.41%) Drupal
9 4 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.41%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.41%) IIS
9 4 (0.41%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 128 (13.24%) MS Office
2 107 (11.07%) MS Excel
3 66 (6.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 34 (3.52%) MS Visio
5 27 (2.79%) MS Project
6 10 (1.03%) Acrobat
6 10 (1.03%) Adobe Captivate
7 5 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.41%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.72%) Relativity
3 6 (0.62%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 5 (0.52%) Visualfiles
5 4 (0.41%) LatentZero
5 4 (0.41%) Magento
5 4 (0.41%) Sentinel
6 3 (0.31%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.31%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.31%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.21%) Hi Portfolio
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.21%) SAP GTS
7 2 (0.21%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.93%) Office 365
2 8 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.62%) PaaS
3 6 (0.62%) SaaS
4 5 (0.52%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.21%) IaaS
6 2 (0.21%) MailChimp
6 2 (0.21%) Silverpop
6 2 (0.21%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.10%) Heroku
7 1 (0.10%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.52%) VPN
2 21 (2.17%) VoIP
2 21 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
3 18 (1.86%) WAN
4 17 (1.76%) LAN
5 14 (1.45%) DHCP
6 13 (1.34%) Firewall
7 11 (1.14%) DNS
7 11 (1.14%) TCP/IP
7 11 (1.14%) Wireless
8 10 (1.03%) Intranet
9 9 (0.93%) Internet
9 9 (0.93%) Network Security
9 9 (0.93%) WebEx
10 8 (0.83%) OSPF
10 8 (0.83%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (0.83%) SAN
11 6 (0.62%) HTTP
11 6 (0.62%) IP Telephony
12 5 (0.52%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (6.51%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (1.14%) MySQL
6 11 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (0.72%) Oracle Database
8 7 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (0.72%) Relational Database
8 7 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (0.52%) QlikView
10 4 (0.41%) GIS
10 4 (0.41%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.31%) Big Data
11 3 (0.31%) Qlik Sense
11 3 (0.31%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (1.24%) Git (software)
2 7 (0.72%) Maven
3 6 (0.62%) JIRA
4 5 (0.52%) Axure RP
4 5 (0.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 5 (0.52%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.41%) MSI
5 4 (0.41%) Protractor
5 4 (0.41%) Subversion
5 4 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.31%) FitNesse
6 3 (0.31%) Grunt
6 3 (0.31%) gulp
6 3 (0.31%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.21%) Ant
7 2 (0.21%) Hudson
7 2 (0.21%) JUnit
7 2 (0.21%) NCrunch
7 2 (0.21%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.21%) SpecFlow
General
1 388 (40.12%) Finance
2 263 (27.20%) Law
3 147 (15.20%) Banking
4 41 (4.24%) Investment Banking
5 36 (3.72%) Telecoms
6 33 (3.41%) Marketing
6 33 (3.41%) Retail
7 24 (2.48%) Front Office
8 19 (1.96%) Financial Institution
8 19 (1.96%) Publishing
9 12 (1.24%) Back Office
10 8 (0.83%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.72%) Advertising
12 6 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.52%) Automotive
13 5 (0.52%) Electronics
13 5 (0.52%) French Language
14 4 (0.41%) Billing
14 4 (0.41%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 364 (37.64%) Analyst
2 159 (16.44%) Business Analyst
3 114 (11.79%) Project Manager
4 68 (7.03%) Support Analyst
5 58 (6.00%) Developer
6 57 (5.89%) Service Analyst
7 48 (4.96%) Legal Analyst
8 45 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
9 43 (4.45%) Consultant
10 39 (4.03%) IT Analyst
11 34 (3.52%) Trainer
12 31 (3.21%) IT Trainer
13 28 (2.90%) Architect
13 28 (2.90%) Desktop Support
13 28 (2.90%) IT Manager
13 28 (2.90%) IT Support
14 27 (2.79%) Desktop Analyst
14 27 (2.79%) Security Analyst
15 25 (2.59%) Desktop Support Analyst
15 25 (2.59%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (4.86%) HTML
2 31 (3.21%) CSS
3 26 (2.69%) .NET
4 20 (2.07%) jQuery
5 19 (1.96%) Web Services
6 16 (1.65%) XML
7 15 (1.55%) AngularJS
8 13 (1.34%) ASP.NET
9 11 (1.14%) .NET Framework
9 11 (1.14%) HTML5
10 10 (1.03%) JSON
11 7 (0.72%) RESTful
11 7 (0.72%) Spring
11 7 (0.72%) XSLT
12 4 (0.41%) JMS
12 4 (0.41%) MDX
12 4 (0.41%) OAuth
12 4 (0.41%) OAuth2
12 4 (0.41%) OpenID
13 3 (0.31%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 87 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (4.24%) Blackberry
3 36 (3.72%) Management Information System
4 33 (3.41%) User Experience
5 24 (2.48%) e-Learning
6 16 (1.65%) Data Centre
7 15 (1.55%) Mobile App
8 14 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (1.34%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.14%) Derivative
10 11 (1.14%) Reinsurance
10 11 (1.14%) Replication
11 10 (1.03%) Clustering
11 10 (1.03%) Credit Risk
11 10 (1.03%) PMI
11 10 (1.03%) Smartphone
11 10 (1.03%) Visualisation
12 9 (0.93%) iPad
13 8 (0.83%) NHS
13 8 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 177 (18.30%) Windows
2 97 (10.03%) Windows 7
3 40 (4.14%) Windows Server
4 38 (3.93%) Windows XP
5 29 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (2.69%) Android
7 26 (2.69%) Linux
8 17 (1.76%) Windows 8
9 14 (1.45%) Apple iOS
9 14 (1.45%) Unix
10 8 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.52%) Solaris
13 4 (0.41%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.21%) VMS
15 1 (0.10%) CentOS
15 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (16.03%) Project Management
2 127 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (10.24%) ITIL
4 95 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 89 (9.20%) Change Management
6 87 (9.00%) Business Analysis
7 82 (8.48%) PRINCE2
8 76 (7.86%) Risk Management
9 64 (6.62%) Information Security
10 42 (4.34%) Business Intelligence
11 36 (3.72%) Migration
12 34 (3.52%) Document Management
12 34 (3.52%) Service Management
13 33 (3.41%) User Acceptance Testing
14 30 (3.10%) Workflow
15 29 (3.00%) ERP
15 29 (3.00%) Programme Management
16 28 (2.90%) CRM
16 28 (2.90%) Scrum
16 28 (2.90%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 86 (8.89%) SQL
2 40 (4.14%) JavaScript
3 28 (2.90%) Java
4 25 (2.59%) T-SQL
5 17 (1.76%) C#
6 16 (1.65%) PowerShell
7 11 (1.14%) C
8 10 (1.03%) VBA
9 7 (0.72%) PHP
10 6 (0.62%) Python
10 6 (0.62%) Ruby
11 5 (0.52%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.41%) VBScript
13 3 (0.31%) C++
13 3 (0.31%) VB
14 2 (0.21%) ABAP
14 2 (0.21%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.21%) Perl
14 2 (0.21%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 125 (12.93%) Degree
2 30 (3.10%) CISSP
3 25 (2.59%) Security Cleared
4 23 (2.38%) ISEB
5 19 (1.96%) CISM
5 19 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (1.76%) PMI Certification
7 16 (1.65%) CRISC
8 14 (1.45%) CISA
9 12 (1.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 12 (1.24%) PMP
10 11 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (1.14%) SC Cleared
11 10 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (0.93%) MOS
13 8 (0.83%) APMP
14 7 (0.72%) CCNA
14 7 (0.72%) GIAC
14 7 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 6 (0.62%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.41%) MiFID
2 31 (3.21%) QA
3 18 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.76%) COBIT
5 16 (1.65%) Data Quality
6 14 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (1.45%) SLA
7 13 (1.34%) Solvency II
8 12 (1.24%) EMIR
9 8 (0.83%) PCI DSS
10 7 (0.72%) AIFMD
10 7 (0.72%) COSO
11 6 (0.62%) PMBOK
12 5 (0.52%) FATCA
12 5 (0.52%) GxP
13 3 (0.31%) Basel II
13 3 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
13 3 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
14 2 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 2 (0.21%) ISO27002
System Software
1 110 (11.38%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.24%) XenApp
4 11 (1.14%) XenDesktop
5 7 (0.72%) vSphere
6 6 (0.62%) Firmware
7 4 (0.41%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.41%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.31%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.21%) Docker
9 2 (0.21%) NFS
9 2 (0.21%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.21%) XenServer
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.10%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.10%) vCloud
10 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.10%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (2.17%) SCCM
2 14 (1.45%) EnCase
3 10 (1.03%) Puppet
4 7 (0.72%) Ansible
4 7 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.62%) FTK
5 6 (0.62%) SCOM
6 3 (0.31%) Nagios
7 2 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.21%) WMI
8 1 (0.10%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.10%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.10%) Control-M
8 1 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.10%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.10%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.10%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.10%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 163 (16.86%) Microsoft
2 54 (5.58%) Citrix
3 53 (5.48%) iManage
4 47 (4.86%) Cisco
5 43 (4.45%) VMware
6 33 (3.41%) Oracle
7 20 (2.07%) LANDesk
8 18 (1.86%) Adobe
9 14 (1.45%) SAP
10 13 (1.34%) Tableau
11 12 (1.24%) Google
12 11 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (0.93%) Apple
13 9 (0.93%) CheckPoint
13 9 (0.93%) HP
13 9 (0.93%) Recommind
13 9 (0.93%) Red Hat
14 8 (0.83%) Juniper
15 7 (0.72%) F5
15 7 (0.72%) IBM
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