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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 106 95 147
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +52
Contract jobs citing Legal 456 523 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.93% 2.16% 1.35%
As % of the General category 4.31% 4.21% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 351 179
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 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £599 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 30
Average hourly rate £15.93 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.59% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £18.00 £16.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £25.50 £26.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+78.12% -5.88%
General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
10580 12419 13595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.87% 51.23% 51.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7369 8724 9235
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 £383 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 192 214
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 £37.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
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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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +7 148 £375 -11.76% 52
Docklands, London - 5 £450 - 2
Canary Wharf +20 1 - -
Paddington - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 £140 -
Ealing - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Croydon - - - - 1
Edgware - - - -
Erith - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 346 (36.42%) Finance
2 249 (26.21%) Law
3 202 (21.26%) Banking
4 178 (18.74%) Windows
5 162 (17.05%) MS Office
6 153 (16.11%) Project Management
7 130 (13.68%) MS Excel
8 129 (13.58%) Microsoft
9 117 (12.32%) SQL
10 108 (11.37%) Document Management
11 106 (11.16%) ITIL
12 103 (10.84%) Windows 7
13 99 (10.42%) Degree
14 88 (9.26%) PRINCE2
15 85 (8.95%) Active Directory
16 83 (8.74%) Investment Banking
17 69 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
18 66 (6.95%) Windows XP
18 66 (6.95%) HTML
19 63 (6.63%) Business Analysis
20 60 (6.32%) Blackberry
20 60 (6.32%) Citrix
21 59 (6.21%) Stakeholder Management
21 59 (6.21%) MS PowerPoint
22 55 (5.79%) SQL Server
23 54 (5.68%) SharePoint
24 53 (5.58%) User Acceptance Testing
25 51 (5.37%) .NET
26 49 (5.16%) CSS
27 47 (4.95%) Scrum

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 54 (5.68%) SharePoint
2 36 (3.79%) WorkSite
3 32 (3.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 26 (2.74%) CMS
4 26 (2.74%) MS Exchange
5 25 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
6 21 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (1.37%) IIS
9 12 (1.26%) IBM Notes
10 9 (0.95%) Lync
11 8 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (0.84%) Drupal
11 8 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.42%) Adobe CQ
15 3 (0.32%) SAS
15 3 (0.32%) Confluence
16 2 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 162 (17.05%) MS Office
2 130 (13.68%) MS Excel
3 59 (6.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 32 (3.37%) MS Visio
5 31 (3.26%) MS Project
6 12 (1.26%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.74%) Adobe Captivate
8 5 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.32%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.32%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.11%) Stata
11 1 (0.11%) InDesign
11 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.11%) SPSS
11 1 (0.11%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.11%) FastStats
11 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (1.16%) SAP QM
2 8 (0.84%) SAP PM
3 7 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.53%) Oracle iProcurement
4 5 (0.53%) SiteCatalyst
5 3 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.32%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.32%) HFM
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%) Loan IQ
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.21%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.21%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.21%) IaaS
2 2 (0.21%) SaaS
2 2 (0.21%) PaaS
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.11%) Intranet
2 18 (1.89%) Internet
3 16 (1.68%) TCP/IP
3 16 (1.68%) Firewall
4 12 (1.26%) SAN
5 9 (0.95%) DNS
5 9 (0.95%) NetScaler
6 8 (0.84%) WAN
7 7 (0.74%) LAN
8 6 (0.63%) NAS
8 6 (0.63%) VoIP
8 6 (0.63%) WLAN
8 6 (0.63%) DHCP
9 5 (0.53%) Wireless
9 5 (0.53%) IP Telephony
9 5 (0.53%) VPN
9 5 (0.53%) PSTN
9 5 (0.53%) VLAN
10 4 (0.42%) Unified Communications
10 4 (0.42%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (5.79%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 21 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (1.05%) MS Access
8 9 (0.95%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (0.53%) SQLPlus
10 5 (0.53%) MySQL
11 4 (0.42%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.42%) OLTP
12 3 (0.32%) Essbase
12 3 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.32%) QlikView
13 2 (0.21%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.21%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (1.16%) Selenium
2 10 (1.05%) WebDriver
3 9 (0.95%) Cucumber
3 9 (0.95%) FitNesse
4 7 (0.74%) Eclipse
5 6 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.63%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.53%) Axure RP
6 5 (0.53%) JIRA
7 4 (0.42%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.42%) JUnit
7 4 (0.42%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.42%) Xcode
8 3 (0.32%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (0.32%) PhoneGap
9 2 (0.21%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.21%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.21%) Toad
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.21%) Ant
General
1 346 (36.42%) Finance
2 249 (26.21%) Law
3 202 (21.26%) Banking
4 83 (8.74%) Investment Banking
5 46 (4.84%) Marketing
6 43 (4.53%) Publishing
7 32 (3.37%) Front Office
8 20 (2.11%) Retail
9 19 (2.00%) Back Office
10 18 (1.89%) Financial Institution
11 17 (1.79%) Telecoms
11 17 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
12 16 (1.68%) Advertising
13 15 (1.58%) Billing
14 11 (1.16%) French Language
15 8 (0.84%) Private Banking
16 6 (0.63%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.53%) Manufacturing
18 4 (0.42%) Games
19 3 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 321 (33.79%) Analyst
2 140 (14.74%) Business Analyst
3 104 (10.95%) Developer
4 96 (10.11%) Project Manager
5 63 (6.63%) Service Analyst
6 60 (6.32%) Service Desk Analyst
7 40 (4.21%) Support Analyst
8 37 (3.89%) Trainer
9 35 (3.68%) Consultant
10 33 (3.47%) IT Trainer
11 32 (3.37%) Legal Analyst
12 28 (2.95%) Architect
13 26 (2.74%) Administrator
14 25 (2.63%) IT Business Analyst
15 22 (2.32%) Risk Analyst
16 21 (2.21%) Desktop Support
17 20 (2.11%) Designer
18 19 (2.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
19 18 (1.89%) Credit Analyst
19 18 (1.89%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (6.95%) HTML
2 51 (5.37%) .NET
3 49 (5.16%) CSS
4 32 (3.37%) XML
5 29 (3.05%) jQuery
6 26 (2.74%) HTML5
7 22 (2.32%) ASP.NET
8 12 (1.26%) CSS3
8 12 (1.26%) BAPI
9 11 (1.16%) Django
10 10 (1.05%) XSLT
11 9 (0.95%) Cocoa
11 9 (0.95%) .NET Framework
11 9 (0.95%) WCF
12 8 (0.84%) Backbone.js
12 8 (0.84%) AngularJS
12 8 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (0.74%) Web Services
13 7 (0.74%) iOS SDK
14 6 (0.63%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 60 (6.32%) Blackberry
2 43 (4.53%) Management Information System
3 30 (3.16%) Credit Risk
4 26 (2.74%) Handset
5 23 (2.42%) Derivative
6 21 (2.21%) E-Learning
6 21 (2.21%) Mobile App
6 21 (2.21%) Social Media
7 19 (2.00%) Equities
8 16 (1.68%) PMI
9 13 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (1.37%) CMDB
10 11 (1.16%) Computer Science
11 10 (1.05%) iPhone
12 9 (0.95%) iPad
12 9 (0.95%) Freedom of Information
13 8 (0.84%) Reference Data
14 7 (0.74%) Statistics
15 6 (0.63%) Market Risk
15 6 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 178 (18.74%) Windows
2 103 (10.84%) Windows 7
3 66 (6.95%) Windows XP
4 33 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (2.11%) UNIX
7 16 (1.68%) Linux
8 15 (1.58%) Apple iOS
8 15 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (1.47%) Android
10 8 (0.84%) 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 (16.11%) Project Management
2 108 (11.37%) Document Management
3 106 (11.16%) ITIL
4 88 (9.26%) PRINCE2
5 69 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (6.63%) Business Analysis
7 59 (6.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 53 (5.58%) User Acceptance Testing
9 47 (4.95%) Scrum
10 46 (4.84%) Migration
10 46 (4.84%) Risk Management
11 44 (4.63%) Data Modelling
12 41 (4.32%) Change Management
13 37 (3.89%) UML
13 37 (3.89%) Data Analysis
14 35 (3.68%) Asset Management
15 34 (3.58%) Change Control
16 33 (3.47%) Continuous Improvement
16 33 (3.47%) CRM
17 32 (3.37%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 117 (12.32%) SQL
2 42 (4.42%) C#
3 35 (3.68%) JavaScript
4 24 (2.53%) Java
5 20 (2.11%) T-SQL
6 14 (1.47%) Python
7 11 (1.16%) PHP
8 9 (0.95%) Objective-C
9 7 (0.74%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.63%) C++
10 6 (0.63%) C
11 5 (0.53%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.53%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.42%) Ruby
12 4 (0.42%) Perl
12 4 (0.42%) VBScript
13 3 (0.32%) VB
13 3 (0.32%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.32%) VBA
14 2 (0.21%) R
Qualifications
1 99 (10.42%) Degree
2 36 (3.79%) ITIL Certification
3 30 (3.16%) PMI Certification
4 23 (2.42%) Security Cleared
5 19 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 19 (2.00%) PMP
6 16 (1.68%) MOS
7 13 (1.37%) CISSP
7 13 (1.37%) SC Cleared
8 11 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.74%) MCSE
9 7 (0.74%) ISEB
10 6 (0.63%) CISM
11 4 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.42%) CIPD
11 4 (0.42%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.42%) MCITP
11 4 (0.42%) MCP
12 3 (0.32%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.11%) QA
2 17 (1.79%) SLA
3 12 (1.26%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (0.95%) EMIR
4 9 (0.95%) FATCA
5 7 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.42%) CRD IV
6 4 (0.42%) Basel II
7 3 (0.32%) Basel III
7 3 (0.32%) MiFID
8 2 (0.21%) COBIT
8 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.11%) GAAP
9 1 (0.11%) GMP
9 1 (0.11%) GxP
9 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.11%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.11%) UCITS
System Software
1 85 (8.95%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.79%) XenDesktop
3 17 (1.79%) vSphere
4 8 (0.84%) XenApp
5 3 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.32%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.32%) DFS Replication
5 3 (0.32%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.21%) UAG
6 2 (0.21%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.21%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.21%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.11%) XenServer
7 1 (0.11%) Varnish
7 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (1.79%) SCCM
2 10 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (0.53%) SCOM
5 2 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.21%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.11%) Puppet
6 1 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.11%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.11%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 129 (13.58%) Microsoft
2 60 (6.32%) Citrix
3 32 (3.37%) SAP
4 30 (3.16%) Oracle
4 30 (3.16%) VMware
5 29 (3.05%) HP
6 21 (2.21%) Adobe
7 16 (1.68%) NetApp
8 15 (1.58%) Interwoven
9 12 (1.26%) Lotus
10 10 (1.05%) Cisco
10 10 (1.05%) Business Objects
11 8 (0.84%) Bloomberg
11 8 (0.84%) Symantec
12 7 (0.74%) Hyperion
12 7 (0.74%) SolarWinds
13 6 (0.63%) EMC
13 6 (0.63%) IBM
13 6 (0.63%) Ariba
13 6 (0.63%) Open Text
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