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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 84 97 116
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +19
Contract jobs citing Legal 562 530 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.28% 2.09% 1.85%
As % of the General category 5.07% 4.18% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 348 251
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 £210 £194 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 27
Average hourly rate £29.00 £19.77 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.72% -1.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £19.52 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £33.00 £63.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-12.32% +10.60%
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
11075 12674 13032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.95% 50.03% 52.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8002 8962 9035
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 £637
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 161 213
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £23.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £46.00 £51.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +11 168 £375 -6.25% 43
Docklands, London +12 3 £625 +31.57%
Canary Wharf - 2 £370 -
Twickenham - 1 £363 -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Westminster - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - - 2
Feltham - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
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 21 October 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.

1 332 (32.87%) Finance
2 234 (23.17%) Law
3 186 (18.42%) Windows
4 184 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
5 174 (17.23%) MS Office
6 165 (16.34%) Microsoft
7 163 (16.14%) Banking
8 147 (14.55%) Project Management
9 139 (13.76%) MS Excel
10 128 (12.67%) Windows 7
11 121 (11.98%) SQL
12 108 (10.69%) Active Directory
13 87 (8.61%) ITIL
14 78 (7.72%) Investment Banking
15 77 (7.62%) Business Analysis
15 77 (7.62%) Degree
16 74 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
17 72 (7.13%) HTML
17 72 (7.13%) Scrum
18 70 (6.93%) Document Management
19 62 (6.14%) PRINCE2
20 60 (5.94%) CSS
21 59 (5.84%) Citrix
22 58 (5.74%) Risk Management
23 57 (5.64%) Publishing
23 57 (5.64%) SQL Server
24 56 (5.54%) Stakeholder Management
25 55 (5.45%) Windows XP
26 54 (5.35%) MS PowerPoint
27 53 (5.25%) Data Modelling

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 50 (4.95%) SharePoint
2 44 (4.36%) WorkSite
3 32 (3.17%) MS Exchange
4 26 (2.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 18 (1.78%) IIS
5 18 (1.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 17 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (1.68%) CMS
7 14 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
8 13 (1.29%) IBM Notes
9 12 (1.19%) Lync
10 10 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.40%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 4 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.40%) Apache
14 3 (0.30%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 174 (17.23%) MS Office
2 139 (13.76%) MS Excel
3 54 (5.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 39 (3.86%) MS Project
5 38 (3.76%) MS Visio
6 16 (1.58%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.89%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.30%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.20%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.20%) FastStats
9 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.20%) InDesign
10 1 (0.099%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.099%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.099%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.099%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (1.09%) SAP QM
2 8 (0.79%) SAP PM
3 6 (0.59%) Loan IQ
4 5 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.50%) Oracle iProcurement
4 5 (0.50%) SiteCatalyst
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.30%) HFM
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.20%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.20%) SAP R/3
6 2 (0.20%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.20%) assyst
6 2 (0.20%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.099%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.099%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (0.30%) SaaS
1 3 (0.30%) IaaS
2 2 (0.20%) Taleo
2 2 (0.20%) Office 365
2 2 (0.20%) PaaS
3 1 (0.099%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.099%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.48%) VPN
1 25 (2.48%) Intranet
1 25 (2.48%) Firewall
2 22 (2.18%) SAN
3 19 (1.88%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.58%) Internet
5 14 (1.39%) DNS
5 14 (1.39%) Network Security
6 10 (0.99%) VLAN
6 10 (0.99%) WAN
6 10 (0.99%) DHCP
7 8 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (0.69%) LAN
9 6 (0.59%) NAS
9 6 (0.59%) NetScaler
10 5 (0.50%) PSTN
10 5 (0.50%) VoIP
11 4 (0.40%) WLAN
11 4 (0.40%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (5.64%) SQL Server
2 26 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (1.29%) QlikView
8 11 (1.09%) Oracle Database
9 10 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
10 8 (0.79%) MySQL
11 7 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (0.59%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (0.40%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.30%) Essbase
14 3 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.30%) OLTP
14 3 (0.30%) SQLPlus
14 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 13 (1.29%) Git (software)
2 10 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (0.89%) Cucumber
4 7 (0.69%) WebDriver
4 7 (0.69%) Selenium
5 6 (0.59%) Maven
6 5 (0.50%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.50%) Dreamweaver
6 5 (0.50%) FitNesse
7 4 (0.40%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.40%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.40%) Subversion
8 3 (0.30%) Ant
8 3 (0.30%) JUnit
8 3 (0.30%) JIRA
9 2 (0.20%) jMock
9 2 (0.20%) EasyMock
9 2 (0.20%) Mockito
9 2 (0.20%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.20%) Hudson
General
1 332 (32.87%) Finance
2 234 (23.17%) Law
3 163 (16.14%) Banking
4 78 (7.72%) Investment Banking
5 57 (5.64%) Publishing
6 52 (5.15%) Marketing
7 37 (3.66%) Front Office
8 31 (3.07%) Retail
9 16 (1.58%) Telecoms
10 15 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
10 15 (1.49%) Financial Institution
11 14 (1.39%) Back Office
12 12 (1.19%) French Language
13 9 (0.89%) Local Government
13 9 (0.89%) Games
14 8 (0.79%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.79%) Advertising
15 7 (0.69%) Billing
16 6 (0.59%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 368 (36.44%) Analyst
2 140 (13.86%) Business Analyst
3 118 (11.68%) Developer
4 97 (9.60%) Project Manager
5 66 (6.53%) Service Analyst
6 64 (6.34%) Service Desk Analyst
7 47 (4.65%) Support Analyst
8 39 (3.86%) Trainer
8 39 (3.86%) Consultant
9 35 (3.47%) Designer
10 33 (3.27%) IT Trainer
11 24 (2.38%) Help Desk Analyst
12 23 (2.28%) Information Analyst
13 22 (2.18%) Senior Analyst
14 21 (2.08%) Security Analyst
15 20 (1.98%) Data Analyst
15 20 (1.98%) Architect
16 19 (1.88%) 1st Line Support
16 19 (1.88%) Information Security Analyst
17 18 (1.78%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (7.13%) HTML
2 60 (5.94%) CSS
3 52 (5.15%) .NET
4 37 (3.66%) HTML5
5 27 (2.67%) CSS3
5 27 (2.67%) Django
5 27 (2.67%) jQuery
6 25 (2.48%) XML
7 19 (1.88%) ASP.NET
8 15 (1.49%) Web Services
9 11 (1.09%) BAPI
9 11 (1.09%) .NET Framework
10 9 (0.89%) Middleware
10 9 (0.89%) XSLT
11 8 (0.79%) Ajax
11 8 (0.79%) WCF
11 8 (0.79%) REST
12 6 (0.59%) AngularJS
12 6 (0.59%) SOAP
13 5 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 74 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (5.25%) Management Information System
3 46 (4.55%) Blackberry
4 41 (4.06%) User Experience
5 23 (2.28%) Social Media
6 22 (2.18%) Credit Risk
6 22 (2.18%) E-Learning
6 22 (2.18%) Derivative
7 13 (1.29%) Equities
7 13 (1.29%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.19%) CMDB
9 11 (1.09%) Reference Data
9 11 (1.09%) NHS
10 10 (0.99%) Market Risk
10 10 (0.99%) Mobile App
11 9 (0.89%) PMI
11 9 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (0.89%) Handset
11 9 (0.89%) Fixed Income
11 9 (0.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 186 (18.42%) Windows
2 128 (12.67%) Windows 7
3 55 (5.45%) Windows XP
4 33 (3.27%) Linux
5 29 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (2.08%) UNIX
7 12 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.69%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.69%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.59%) Android
9 6 (0.59%) Solaris
10 4 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.20%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.20%) CentOS
12 1 (0.099%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.099%) Debian
12 1 (0.099%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (14.55%) Project Management
3 87 (8.61%) ITIL
4 77 (7.62%) Business Analysis
5 72 (7.13%) Scrum
6 70 (6.93%) Document Management
7 62 (6.14%) PRINCE2
8 58 (5.74%) Risk Management
9 56 (5.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 53 (5.25%) Data Modelling
11 46 (4.55%) Information Security
12 45 (4.46%) User Acceptance Testing
13 44 (4.36%) Migration
13 44 (4.36%) Business Intelligence
14 42 (4.16%) Change Management
15 39 (3.86%) CRM
15 39 (3.86%) Asset Management
15 39 (3.86%) Continuous Improvement
16 36 (3.56%) Web Development
17 34 (3.37%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 121 (11.98%) SQL
2 36 (3.56%) C#
3 35 (3.47%) JavaScript
4 33 (3.27%) Python
5 25 (2.48%) Java
6 19 (1.88%) C
6 19 (1.88%) T-SQL
7 17 (1.68%) PHP
8 12 (1.19%) PL/SQL
9 11 (1.09%) VBScript
9 11 (1.09%) Shell Script
10 10 (0.99%) VB.NET
11 9 (0.89%) VBA
12 7 (0.69%) VB
12 7 (0.69%) C++
13 6 (0.59%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.40%) Ruby
14 4 (0.40%) XQuery
15 2 (0.20%) Perl
15 2 (0.20%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 77 (7.62%) Degree
2 33 (3.27%) Security Cleared
3 32 (3.17%) CISSP
4 28 (2.77%) MOS
5 20 (1.98%) SC Cleared
6 19 (1.88%) PMI Certification
7 18 (1.78%) CISM
8 17 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (1.39%) ISEB
10 13 (1.29%) PMP
11 12 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 11 (1.09%) GIAC
13 10 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (0.89%) CISA
15 8 (0.79%) CNA
15 8 (0.79%) Novell Certification
15 8 (0.79%) Network+ Certification
16 7 (0.69%) GCIA
17 6 (0.59%) ISTQB
18 5 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.97%) QA
2 25 (2.48%) SLA
3 16 (1.58%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (0.99%) EMIR
5 9 (0.89%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.59%) FATCA
6 6 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.30%) Basel II
7 3 (0.30%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.20%) COBIT
8 2 (0.20%) MiFID
9 1 (0.099%) GMP
9 1 (0.099%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.099%) GAAP
9 1 (0.099%) UCITS
9 1 (0.099%) P3O
System Software
1 108 (10.69%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.49%) XenDesktop
4 12 (1.19%) vSphere
5 9 (0.89%) Terminal Server
6 6 (0.59%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.59%) XenApp
7 3 (0.30%) NFS
7 3 (0.30%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 3 (0.30%) DFS Replication
7 3 (0.30%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.20%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.20%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.099%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.099%) Xen
9 1 (0.099%) Novell eDirectory
9 1 (0.099%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.099%) Firmware
9 1 (0.099%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 30 (2.97%) SCCM
2 14 (1.39%) SCOM
3 9 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.69%) SCVMM
4 7 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (0.69%) SCDPM
5 6 (0.59%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.20%) Puppet
8 2 (0.20%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.20%) Control-M
9 1 (0.099%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.099%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.099%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.099%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.099%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.099%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 165 (16.34%) Microsoft
2 59 (5.84%) Citrix
3 43 (4.26%) Oracle
4 42 (4.16%) VMware
5 36 (3.56%) HP
6 28 (2.77%) SAP
7 21 (2.08%) Interwoven
7 21 (2.08%) Adobe
8 19 (1.88%) Cisco
9 18 (1.78%) Business Objects
10 16 (1.58%) Symantec
11 13 (1.29%) Lotus
11 13 (1.29%) CheckPoint
12 12 (1.19%) NetApp
12 12 (1.19%) McAfee
13 11 (1.09%) AppSense
13 11 (1.09%) IBM
14 10 (0.99%) Qualys
14 10 (0.99%) ArcSight
15 9 (0.89%) Open Text
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London
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Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Rate: £400 - £460 per day
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ComputAppoint
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Rate: £300 - 400 per day + Benefits
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Rate: £750 - £800 per day + MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
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Rate: £25k - 30k per year + Benefits
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