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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 80 95 116
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +21
Contract jobs citing Legal 558 556 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.28% 2.21% 1.72%
As % of the General category 5.06% 4.37% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 369 230
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £203 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 33
Average hourly rate £20.50 £19.53 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.96% -2.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.53 £19.20 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £22.50 £46.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -3.03%
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
11019 12735 13522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.99% 50.67% 52.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7766 8967 9260
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 £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 175 249
Average hourly rate £20.13 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.48% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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

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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 19 September 2014.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in London

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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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +13 166 £375 -11.76% 55
Docklands, London +17 3 £625 +31.57%
Canary Wharf - 3 £370 -
Twickenham - 1 £363 - 1
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Paddington - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Feltham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 3
South Croydon - - - -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 334 (32.84%) Finance
2 243 (23.89%) Law
3 203 (19.96%) Windows
4 181 (17.80%) MS Office
4 181 (17.80%) Banking
5 163 (16.03%) Agile Software Development
6 161 (15.83%) Microsoft
7 160 (15.73%) Project Management
8 138 (13.57%) MS Excel
9 130 (12.78%) Windows 7
10 126 (12.39%) SQL
11 108 (10.62%) Active Directory
12 88 (8.65%) ITIL
13 86 (8.46%) Investment Banking
14 85 (8.36%) Degree
15 84 (8.26%) Document Management
16 74 (7.28%) PRINCE2
17 72 (7.08%) Business Analysis
18 71 (6.98%) Windows XP
18 71 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
19 69 (6.78%) HTML
20 60 (5.90%) Scrum
20 60 (5.90%) CSS
21 59 (5.80%) SQL Server
22 58 (5.70%) Citrix
22 58 (5.70%) MS PowerPoint
23 56 (5.51%) Marketing
24 55 (5.41%) SharePoint
25 54 (5.31%) Data Modelling
26 53 (5.21%) Publishing

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 42 (4.13%) WorkSite
3 36 (3.54%) MS Exchange
4 24 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
4 24 (2.36%) CMS
5 23 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 21 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (1.77%) IIS
8 15 (1.47%) IBM Notes
8 15 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (0.69%) Drupal
11 7 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (0.69%) Lync
12 6 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.49%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.39%) Adobe CQ
14 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 4 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 181 (17.80%) MS Office
2 138 (13.57%) MS Excel
3 58 (5.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 34 (3.34%) MS Visio
5 33 (3.24%) MS Project
6 15 (1.47%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.69%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.29%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.20%) FastStats
9 2 (0.20%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.098%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.098%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.098%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.098%) InDesign
10 1 (0.098%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (1.08%) SAP QM
2 8 (0.79%) SAP PM
3 7 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.59%) Loan IQ
5 5 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.49%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (0.49%) SiteCatalyst
6 3 (0.29%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.29%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.29%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.29%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.29%) SAP HCM
6 3 (0.29%) SAP HR-PA
6 3 (0.29%) HFM
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.20%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.20%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 2 (0.20%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.29%) SaaS
1 3 (0.29%) IaaS
2 2 (0.20%) Office 365
2 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.20%) PaaS
2 2 (0.20%) Taleo
3 1 (0.098%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.56%) Firewall
2 24 (2.36%) Intranet
3 20 (1.97%) SAN
4 19 (1.87%) TCP/IP
5 18 (1.77%) Internet
6 14 (1.38%) VPN
7 11 (1.08%) WAN
7 11 (1.08%) Network Security
8 10 (0.98%) DNS
9 9 (0.88%) LAN
9 9 (0.88%) NetScaler
10 7 (0.69%) DHCP
10 7 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (0.69%) VLAN
11 6 (0.59%) NAS
11 6 (0.59%) VoIP
11 6 (0.59%) WLAN
12 5 (0.49%) PSTN
12 5 (0.49%) IP Telephony
12 5 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 20 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (1.08%) Oracle Database
6 9 (0.88%) QlikView
7 7 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (0.59%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.49%) MySQL
9 5 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (0.49%) SQLPlus
10 4 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.29%) OLTP
11 3 (0.29%) Essbase
11 3 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.29%) Big Data
12 2 (0.20%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (0.98%) Git (software)
3 8 (0.79%) Cucumber
3 8 (0.79%) WebDriver
3 8 (0.79%) Selenium
4 7 (0.69%) FitNesse
5 6 (0.59%) JUnit
6 5 (0.49%) Eclipse
6 5 (0.49%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.39%) Maven
7 4 (0.39%) Xcode
7 4 (0.39%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (0.29%) Toad
8 3 (0.29%) Ant
8 3 (0.29%) JIRA
8 3 (0.29%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.20%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.20%) Mockito
9 2 (0.20%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.20%) EasyMock
General
1 334 (32.84%) Finance
2 243 (23.89%) Law
3 181 (17.80%) Banking
4 86 (8.46%) Investment Banking
5 56 (5.51%) Marketing
6 53 (5.21%) Publishing
7 41 (4.03%) Front Office
8 27 (2.65%) Retail
9 20 (1.97%) Financial Institution
10 19 (1.87%) Back Office
11 15 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 15 (1.47%) Telecoms
12 14 (1.38%) French Language
13 10 (0.98%) Advertising
14 9 (0.88%) Billing
14 9 (0.88%) Games
15 7 (0.69%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.59%) Retail Banking
17 4 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
17 4 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 368 (36.18%) Analyst
2 143 (14.06%) Business Analyst
3 118 (11.60%) Developer
4 99 (9.73%) Project Manager
5 63 (6.19%) Service Analyst
6 60 (5.90%) Service Desk Analyst
7 54 (5.31%) Support Analyst
8 44 (4.33%) Trainer
9 40 (3.93%) Consultant
10 36 (3.54%) IT Trainer
11 26 (2.56%) Designer
12 24 (2.36%) Legal Analyst
12 24 (2.36%) Desktop Support
13 22 (2.16%) Architect
14 21 (2.06%) Administrator
15 20 (1.97%) Help Desk Analyst
16 19 (1.87%) 1st Line Support
16 19 (1.87%) Security Analyst
16 19 (1.87%) Senior Analyst
17 18 (1.77%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (6.78%) HTML
2 60 (5.90%) CSS
3 51 (5.01%) .NET
4 34 (3.34%) HTML5
5 33 (3.24%) XML
6 29 (2.85%) jQuery
7 23 (2.26%) Django
7 23 (2.26%) CSS3
8 22 (2.16%) ASP.NET
9 15 (1.47%) XSLT
10 12 (1.18%) BAPI
11 10 (0.98%) WCF
11 10 (0.98%) .NET Framework
11 10 (0.98%) Web Services
12 8 (0.79%) Middleware
13 7 (0.69%) Ajax
14 5 (0.49%) XSD
14 5 (0.49%) AngularJS
14 5 (0.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 5 (0.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 71 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (4.92%) Management Information System
3 46 (4.52%) Blackberry
4 44 (4.33%) User Experience
5 24 (2.36%) Credit Risk
6 21 (2.06%) E-Learning
6 21 (2.06%) Social Media
7 18 (1.77%) Derivative
8 13 (1.28%) Computer Science
9 12 (1.18%) CMDB
9 12 (1.18%) Equities
9 12 (1.18%) Handset
10 11 (1.08%) Mobile App
11 10 (0.98%) Reference Data
11 10 (0.98%) PMI
12 9 (0.88%) NHS
12 9 (0.88%) Fixed Income
12 9 (0.88%) Market Risk
13 8 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (0.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 203 (19.96%) Windows
2 130 (12.78%) Windows 7
3 71 (6.98%) Windows XP
4 32 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (3.05%) Linux
6 24 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (2.26%) UNIX
8 14 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.88%) Android
9 9 (0.88%) Apple iOS
10 8 (0.79%) Solaris
11 6 (0.59%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.29%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.20%) CentOS
14 1 (0.098%) AIX
14 1 (0.098%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.098%) Debian
14 1 (0.098%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.098%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (16.03%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (15.73%) Project Management
3 88 (8.65%) ITIL
4 84 (8.26%) Document Management
5 74 (7.28%) PRINCE2
6 72 (7.08%) Business Analysis
7 60 (5.90%) Scrum
8 54 (5.31%) Data Modelling
9 52 (5.11%) Risk Management
9 52 (5.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 46 (4.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 43 (4.23%) Change Management
12 41 (4.03%) Migration
13 40 (3.93%) CRM
14 39 (3.83%) Information Security
15 38 (3.74%) Asset Management
16 36 (3.54%) Business Intelligence
17 35 (3.44%) Continuous Improvement
18 34 (3.34%) Workflow
19 30 (2.95%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 126 (12.39%) SQL
2 43 (4.23%) C#
3 34 (3.34%) JavaScript
4 29 (2.85%) Python
5 27 (2.65%) Java
6 23 (2.26%) T-SQL
7 16 (1.57%) C
8 11 (1.08%) PHP
9 10 (0.98%) Shell Script
10 9 (0.88%) C++
10 9 (0.88%) VB.NET
10 9 (0.88%) VBA
11 8 (0.79%) VB
11 8 (0.79%) PL/SQL
12 7 (0.69%) VBScript
13 4 (0.39%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.39%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.39%) XQuery
14 3 (0.29%) Ruby
15 2 (0.20%) R
Qualifications
1 85 (8.36%) Degree
2 27 (2.65%) Security Cleared
3 26 (2.56%) CISSP
4 24 (2.36%) MOS
4 24 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
5 20 (1.97%) PMI Certification
6 15 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 14 (1.38%) SC Cleared
7 14 (1.38%) CISM
8 13 (1.28%) PMP
9 11 (1.08%) ISEB
10 8 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.69%) CNA
11 7 (0.69%) Novell Certification
11 7 (0.69%) Network+ Certification
12 6 (0.59%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.59%) GIAC
12 6 (0.59%) GCIA
13 5 (0.49%) CISA
13 5 (0.49%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.05%) QA
2 19 (1.87%) SLA
3 13 (1.28%) Dodd-Frank
4 8 (0.79%) EMIR
4 8 (0.79%) FATCA
5 6 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.20%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.20%) MiFID
7 2 (0.20%) COBIT
7 2 (0.20%) Basel II
8 1 (0.098%) GMP
8 1 (0.098%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.098%) GAAP
8 1 (0.098%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.098%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.098%) P3O
8 1 (0.098%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.098%) UCITS
System Software
1 108 (10.62%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.67%) vSphere
4 16 (1.57%) XenDesktop
5 6 (0.59%) Terminal Server
6 4 (0.39%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.29%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 3 (0.29%) XenApp
7 3 (0.29%) DFS Replication
7 3 (0.29%) UAG
8 2 (0.20%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.20%) NFS
9 1 (0.098%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.098%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.098%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.098%) Novell eDirectory
9 1 (0.098%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.098%) XenServer
9 1 (0.098%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 23 (2.26%) SCCM
2 10 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.79%) SCOM
4 6 (0.59%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.29%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.29%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.20%) Puppet
9 1 (0.098%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.098%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.098%) HP UCMDB
9 1 (0.098%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 161 (15.83%) Microsoft
2 58 (5.70%) Citrix
3 41 (4.03%) VMware
4 36 (3.54%) HP
4 36 (3.54%) Oracle
5 34 (3.34%) SAP
6 22 (2.16%) Adobe
6 22 (2.16%) Interwoven
7 17 (1.67%) Business Objects
8 16 (1.57%) NetApp
9 15 (1.47%) Lotus
10 14 (1.38%) Cisco
11 13 (1.28%) Symantec
12 9 (0.88%) IBM
12 9 (0.88%) EMC
12 9 (0.88%) CheckPoint
13 8 (0.79%) ArcSight
13 8 (0.79%) Qualys
13 8 (0.79%) Open Text
13 8 (0.79%) Reuters
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