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 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 108 98 150
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +52
Contract jobs citing Legal 441 500 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.93% 2.10% 1.31%
As % of the General category 4.31% 4.08% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 350 172
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £204 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 29
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.42 £26.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -5.88%
General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
10227 12265 13500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.84% 51.48% 51.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7129 8627 9184
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 £638 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 182 204
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £46.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Legal
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 10 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 10 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 10 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 +6 146 £375 -11.76% 52
Docklands, London - 5 £450 - 1
Chiswick - 2 £140 -
Canary Wharf +17 1 - -
Paddington - 1 - -
Ealing - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
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 10 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.

1 364 (36.95%) Finance
2 278 (28.22%) Law
3 222 (22.54%) Banking
4 187 (18.98%) Windows
5 167 (16.95%) Project Management
6 162 (16.45%) MS Office
7 131 (13.30%) MS Excel
8 129 (13.10%) Microsoft
9 113 (11.47%) SQL
9 113 (11.47%) ITIL
9 113 (11.47%) Document Management
10 105 (10.66%) Windows 7
11 102 (10.36%) Degree
12 89 (9.04%) PRINCE2
13 83 (8.43%) Investment Banking
14 81 (8.22%) Active Directory
15 68 (6.90%) Windows XP
15 68 (6.90%) Blackberry
16 65 (6.60%) Citrix
16 65 (6.60%) Agile Software Development
16 65 (6.60%) Business Analysis
17 62 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
18 60 (6.09%) MS PowerPoint
19 59 (5.99%) HTML
20 54 (5.48%) SQL Server
21 53 (5.38%) SharePoint
22 49 (4.97%) .NET
23 47 (4.77%) Publishing
23 47 (4.77%) User Acceptance Testing
24 45 (4.57%) Risk Management

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 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 53 (5.38%) SharePoint
2 42 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 38 (3.86%) WorkSite
4 28 (2.84%) MS Exchange
5 25 (2.54%) SharePoint 2010
6 23 (2.34%) CMS
7 20 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
9 13 (1.32%) Lync
10 12 (1.22%) IIS
11 10 (1.02%) IBM Notes
12 8 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (0.81%) Drupal
13 7 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
15 5 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
16 4 (0.41%) Adobe CQ
17 3 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
17 3 (0.30%) Confluence
17 3 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 162 (16.45%) MS Office
2 131 (13.30%) MS Excel
3 60 (6.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 36 (3.65%) MS Visio
5 33 (3.35%) MS Project
6 13 (1.32%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.71%) Adobe Captivate
8 6 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.41%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.30%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.10%) InDesign
12 1 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.10%) RoboHelp
12 1 (0.10%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.10%) Stata
12 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.12%) SAP QM
2 8 (0.81%) SAP PM
3 7 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.61%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (0.51%) SiteCatalyst
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.30%) SAP HCM
6 3 (0.30%) SAP HR-PA
6 3 (0.30%) HFM
6 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.30%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.30%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.30%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.30%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.20%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.20%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 2 (0.20%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.20%) SaaS
2 2 (0.20%) PaaS
2 2 (0.20%) IaaS
3 1 (0.10%) Taleo
3 1 (0.10%) Office 365
3 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.23%) Intranet
2 19 (1.93%) Internet
3 16 (1.62%) TCP/IP
4 15 (1.52%) Firewall
5 13 (1.32%) WAN
5 13 (1.32%) LAN
6 9 (0.91%) DNS
6 9 (0.91%) SAN
6 9 (0.91%) NetScaler
7 8 (0.81%) Unified Communications
7 8 (0.81%) WLAN
8 7 (0.71%) BGP
8 7 (0.71%) Wireless
9 6 (0.61%) IP Telephony
9 6 (0.61%) VLAN
10 5 (0.51%) VoIP
10 5 (0.51%) PSTN
10 5 (0.51%) DHCP
10 5 (0.51%) DMZ
11 4 (0.41%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 22 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 18 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (1.22%) MS Access
7 11 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (0.91%) Oracle Database
9 7 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (0.51%) SQLPlus
11 4 (0.41%) OLTP
11 4 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.30%) MySQL
12 3 (0.30%) Essbase
12 3 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.20%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.20%) Big Data
13 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.20%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (0.91%) Selenium
1 9 (0.91%) FitNesse
2 8 (0.81%) WebDriver
3 7 (0.71%) Cucumber
3 7 (0.71%) Eclipse
4 6 (0.61%) Axure RP
4 6 (0.61%) JIRA
4 6 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.51%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.41%) JUnit
6 4 (0.41%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.41%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (0.41%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.41%) Xcode
7 3 (0.30%) Ant
7 3 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.30%) PhoneGap
8 2 (0.20%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.20%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.20%) XMLUnit
General
1 364 (36.95%) Finance
2 278 (28.22%) Law
3 222 (22.54%) Banking
4 83 (8.43%) Investment Banking
5 47 (4.77%) Publishing
6 41 (4.16%) Marketing
7 34 (3.45%) Front Office
8 29 (2.94%) Billing
9 24 (2.44%) Telecoms
10 21 (2.13%) Advertising
11 20 (2.03%) Retail
12 19 (1.93%) Back Office
13 17 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
13 17 (1.73%) Financial Institution
14 10 (1.02%) French Language
15 9 (0.91%) Private Banking
16 8 (0.81%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.51%) Games
18 4 (0.41%) Manufacturing
19 3 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 332 (33.71%) Analyst
2 140 (14.21%) Business Analyst
3 108 (10.96%) Project Manager
4 103 (10.46%) Developer
5 68 (6.90%) Service Analyst
6 64 (6.50%) Service Desk Analyst
7 45 (4.57%) Support Analyst
8 44 (4.47%) Consultant
9 36 (3.65%) Trainer
10 32 (3.25%) IT Trainer
11 31 (3.15%) Legal Analyst
12 29 (2.94%) Administrator
12 29 (2.94%) Architect
13 24 (2.44%) IT Business Analyst
14 23 (2.34%) Desktop Support
15 22 (2.23%) Risk Analyst
16 20 (2.03%) Designer
17 19 (1.93%) Credit Risk Analyst
17 19 (1.93%) Senior Analyst
17 19 (1.93%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (5.99%) HTML
2 49 (4.97%) .NET
3 43 (4.37%) CSS
4 41 (4.16%) XML
5 28 (2.84%) jQuery
6 23 (2.34%) HTML5
7 21 (2.13%) ASP.NET
8 17 (1.73%) XSLT
9 12 (1.22%) BAPI
10 10 (1.02%) WCF
11 9 (0.91%) CSS3
11 9 (0.91%) Cocoa
12 8 (0.81%) AngularJS
12 8 (0.81%) Backbone.js
13 7 (0.71%) iOS SDK
13 7 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (0.71%) WinForms
13 7 (0.71%) .NET Framework
13 7 (0.71%) Web Services
14 6 (0.61%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 68 (6.90%) Blackberry
2 42 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 30 (3.05%) Handset
3 30 (3.05%) Credit Risk
4 23 (2.34%) PMI
4 23 (2.34%) Derivative
5 21 (2.13%) E-Learning
6 20 (2.03%) Mobile App
7 19 (1.93%) Social Media
8 18 (1.83%) Equities
9 14 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 14 (1.42%) CMDB
10 11 (1.12%) iPhone
11 9 (0.91%) iPad
12 8 (0.81%) Computer Science
12 8 (0.81%) Statistics
12 8 (0.81%) Freedom of Information
13 7 (0.71%) Reference Data
14 6 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
15 5 (0.51%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 187 (18.98%) Windows
2 105 (10.66%) Windows 7
3 68 (6.90%) Windows XP
4 30 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (2.23%) UNIX
7 17 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (1.52%) Apple iOS
8 15 (1.52%) Linux
9 13 (1.32%) Android
10 9 (0.91%) Solaris
11 5 (0.51%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.30%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.10%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.10%) CentOS
14 1 (0.10%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.10%) Debian
14 1 (0.10%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (16.95%) Project Management
2 113 (11.47%) ITIL
2 113 (11.47%) Document Management
3 89 (9.04%) PRINCE2
4 65 (6.60%) Business Analysis
4 65 (6.60%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 47 (4.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 45 (4.57%) Risk Management
8 44 (4.47%) Migration
8 44 (4.47%) Change Management
9 43 (4.37%) Scrum
10 41 (4.16%) Data Modelling
11 40 (4.06%) UML
12 35 (3.55%) Asset Management
13 34 (3.45%) CRM
14 33 (3.35%) Business Intelligence
15 32 (3.25%) Data Analysis
16 31 (3.15%) Change Control
17 28 (2.84%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 113 (11.47%) SQL
2 43 (4.37%) C#
3 33 (3.35%) JavaScript
4 23 (2.34%) Java
5 20 (2.03%) T-SQL
6 10 (1.02%) Python
7 9 (0.91%) C
7 9 (0.91%) Objective-C
8 7 (0.71%) Shell Script
9 6 (0.61%) C++
9 6 (0.61%) Perl
9 6 (0.61%) PHP
9 6 (0.61%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.41%) VB
10 4 (0.41%) VBA
10 4 (0.41%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.30%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.20%) VBScript
12 2 (0.20%) XAML
12 2 (0.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 102 (10.36%) Degree
2 39 (3.96%) PMI Certification
3 36 (3.65%) ITIL Certification
4 23 (2.34%) PMP
4 23 (2.34%) Security Cleared
5 19 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 17 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (1.62%) MOS
8 15 (1.52%) SC Cleared
9 13 (1.32%) MCSE
10 12 (1.22%) CISSP
11 8 (0.81%) MCP
12 7 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.61%) CCNP
13 6 (0.61%) ISEB
13 6 (0.61%) CISM
14 4 (0.41%) MCDST
14 4 (0.41%) MCITP
14 4 (0.41%) CIPD
14 4 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.76%) QA
2 19 (1.93%) SLA
3 14 (1.42%) Dodd-Frank
4 11 (1.12%) EMIR
5 9 (0.91%) FATCA
6 6 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.51%) MiFID
7 5 (0.51%) Basel III
7 5 (0.51%) CRD IV
8 4 (0.41%) Basel II
9 3 (0.30%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.20%) COBIT
11 1 (0.10%) GxP
11 1 (0.10%) GAAP
11 1 (0.10%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.10%) FINREP
11 1 (0.10%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.10%) UCITS
System Software
1 81 (8.22%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.83%) XenDesktop
2 18 (1.83%) vSphere
3 16 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.91%) XenApp
5 3 (0.30%) UAG
5 3 (0.30%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.30%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.20%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.20%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.20%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.10%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.10%) Varnish
7 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.10%) XenServer
7 1 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 19 (1.93%) SCCM
2 9 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.41%) SCOM
4 4 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.20%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.10%) Control-M
6 1 (0.10%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.10%) Puppet
6 1 (0.10%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.10%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 129 (13.10%) Microsoft
2 65 (6.60%) Citrix
3 36 (3.65%) SAP
4 32 (3.25%) Oracle
5 30 (3.05%) VMware
6 27 (2.74%) HP
7 21 (2.13%) Adobe
8 17 (1.73%) Cisco
9 16 (1.62%) Interwoven
10 13 (1.32%) NetApp
11 10 (1.02%) Lotus
12 9 (0.91%) Symantec
12 9 (0.91%) SolarWinds
13 8 (0.81%) Bloomberg
14 7 (0.71%) Hyperion
14 7 (0.71%) F5
15 6 (0.61%) Ariba
15 6 (0.61%) Business Objects
16 5 (0.51%) EMC
16 5 (0.51%) Remedy
City, London
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £600.00 - £850.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
JS3 Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £170 - £200 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Baker & McKenzie
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £650 - £780 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £300 - 320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £150 - 180 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Search Consultancy
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