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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 101 109 127
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +18
Contract jobs citing Legal 469 480 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.03% 1.98% 1.67%
As % of the General category 4.51% 4.03% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 333 204
Average daily rate
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£415 £423 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +5.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £194 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £625 £606
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £383 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.74% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 17
Average hourly rate £18.25 £12.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.08% -44.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.89 £5.60 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.55 £13.20 £98.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.17 £19.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-23.20% +19.69%
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
10408 11903 10538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.14% 49.08% 49.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7677 8437 7298
Average daily rate £475 £490 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.06% +3.15%
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 £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 159 179
Average hourly rate £21.56 £21.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.33 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £51.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 December 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 -12 133 £400 -4.76% 42
Docklands, London +15 4 £650 +19.81%
Uxbridge +5 2 £315 -
Westminster - 2 £450 -
Croydon 0 1 £85 -
Harrow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 355 (34.57%) Finance
2 222 (21.62%) Law
3 185 (18.01%) Banking
4 163 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
5 162 (15.77%) MS Office
6 156 (15.19%) Windows
7 153 (14.90%) Microsoft
8 151 (14.70%) Project Management
9 137 (13.34%) MS Excel
10 120 (11.68%) SQL
11 102 (9.93%) Active Directory
11 102 (9.93%) Windows 7
12 85 (8.28%) Business Analysis
13 82 (7.98%) Investment Banking
14 80 (7.79%) Degree
15 77 (7.50%) ITIL
15 77 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
16 74 (7.21%) Risk Management
17 68 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
18 67 (6.52%) HTML
19 63 (6.13%) Management Information System
20 61 (5.94%) SQL Server
21 60 (5.84%) PRINCE2
22 59 (5.74%) Scrum
23 56 (5.45%) Information Security
24 55 (5.36%) CSS
25 52 (5.06%) Document Management
26 51 (4.97%) .NET
26 51 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
26 51 (4.97%) Migration

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 43 (4.19%) SharePoint
2 37 (3.60%) WorkSite
2 37 (3.60%) MS Exchange
3 22 (2.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 19 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (1.85%) IIS
5 16 (1.56%) CMS
6 13 (1.27%) Lync
7 12 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (0.97%) IBM Notes
9 9 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.49%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.49%) Apache
12 4 (0.39%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 4 (0.39%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 162 (15.77%) MS Office
2 137 (13.34%) MS Excel
3 47 (4.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 44 (4.28%) MS Visio
5 37 (3.60%) MS Project
6 15 (1.46%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.58%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.19%) InDesign
9 2 (0.19%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.19%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.19%) FastStats
10 1 (0.097%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.097%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.097%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (0.97%) SAP BPC
2 6 (0.58%) Loan IQ
2 6 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.39%) Sentinel
4 4 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.19%) SAP R/3
6 2 (0.19%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.19%) SAP WM
6 2 (0.19%) assyst
6 2 (0.19%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.19%) SiteCatalyst
7 1 (0.097%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.097%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.097%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.097%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.097%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.49%) Office 365
2 4 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.19%) Taleo
3 2 (0.19%) SaaS
4 1 (0.097%) IaaS
4 1 (0.097%) GitHub
4 1 (0.097%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.097%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.097%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.097%) Force.com
4 1 (0.097%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.097%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.097%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.02%) Firewall
2 27 (2.63%) VPN
3 25 (2.43%) Intranet
4 22 (2.14%) Internet
5 20 (1.95%) SAN
6 18 (1.75%) DNS
6 18 (1.75%) TCP/IP
7 16 (1.56%) Network Security
8 14 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
9 13 (1.27%) WAN
9 13 (1.27%) DHCP
10 10 (0.97%) VLAN
11 8 (0.78%) LAN
11 8 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (0.58%) VoIP
12 6 (0.58%) NAS
13 5 (0.49%) Extranet
14 4 (0.39%) WLAN
14 4 (0.39%) FTP
15 3 (0.29%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (5.94%) SQL Server
2 26 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (1.46%) QlikView
7 13 (1.27%) Oracle Database
8 11 (1.07%) Hadoop
9 9 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (0.88%) MySQL
9 9 (0.88%) Big Data
10 8 (0.78%) Relational Database
11 7 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (0.49%) SAP BW
13 4 (0.39%) HBase
14 3 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.29%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (1.36%) Git (software)
2 10 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (0.78%) Cucumber
4 7 (0.68%) Maven
4 7 (0.68%) Subversion
5 6 (0.58%) Dreamweaver
6 5 (0.49%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.49%) Selenium
7 4 (0.39%) NUnit
7 4 (0.39%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.39%) JIRA
8 3 (0.29%) Hudson
8 3 (0.29%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.29%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.29%) JUnit
9 2 (0.19%) Ant
9 2 (0.19%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.19%) Toad
9 2 (0.19%) jMock
9 2 (0.19%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 355 (34.57%) Finance
2 222 (21.62%) Law
3 185 (18.01%) Banking
4 82 (7.98%) Investment Banking
5 49 (4.77%) Front Office
5 49 (4.77%) Marketing
6 44 (4.28%) Publishing
7 43 (4.19%) Retail
8 25 (2.43%) Telecoms
9 17 (1.66%) Financial Institution
10 16 (1.56%) Billing
11 15 (1.46%) Back Office
12 14 (1.36%) Retail Banking
13 11 (1.07%) French Language
14 10 (0.97%) Local Government
15 8 (0.78%) Games
16 6 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.49%) General Ledger
17 5 (0.49%) Advertising
18 4 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 370 (36.03%) Analyst
2 142 (13.83%) Business Analyst
3 126 (12.27%) Developer
4 121 (11.78%) Project Manager
5 58 (5.65%) Service Analyst
6 57 (5.55%) Service Desk Analyst
7 50 (4.87%) Consultant
8 48 (4.67%) Support Analyst
9 30 (2.92%) Trainer
10 29 (2.82%) Senior Manager
11 27 (2.63%) Architect
12 26 (2.53%) IT Trainer
13 25 (2.43%) Designer
14 23 (2.24%) Senior Analyst
14 23 (2.24%) Information Analyst
15 22 (2.14%) Data Analyst
15 22 (2.14%) Security Analyst
16 20 (1.95%) Senior Project Manager
17 19 (1.85%) Information Security Analyst
17 19 (1.85%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (6.52%) HTML
2 55 (5.36%) CSS
3 51 (4.97%) .NET
4 36 (3.51%) HTML5
5 29 (2.82%) CSS3
6 27 (2.63%) Django
7 23 (2.24%) jQuery
8 21 (2.04%) Web Services
8 21 (2.04%) XML
9 20 (1.95%) ASP.NET
10 14 (1.36%) SOAP
11 13 (1.27%) REST
12 11 (1.07%) .NET Framework
13 10 (0.97%) Middleware
14 8 (0.78%) XSLT
14 8 (0.78%) Visualforce
15 7 (0.68%) WCF
15 7 (0.68%) AngularJS
16 6 (0.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 5 (0.49%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 77 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (6.13%) Management Information System
3 43 (4.19%) Blackberry
4 34 (3.31%) User Experience
5 30 (2.92%) Derivative
6 21 (2.04%) Credit Risk
7 15 (1.46%) Social Media
8 14 (1.36%) Equities
8 14 (1.36%) E-Learning
8 14 (1.36%) Open Source
9 12 (1.17%) CESG
9 12 (1.17%) NHS
9 12 (1.17%) Computer Science
9 12 (1.17%) Freedom of Information
9 12 (1.17%) Reference Data
10 11 (1.07%) Market Risk
11 10 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
12 9 (0.88%) Freedom of Information Act
12 9 (0.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 156 (15.19%) Windows
2 102 (9.93%) Windows 7
3 44 (4.28%) Windows XP
4 34 (3.31%) Linux
5 31 (3.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (2.04%) UNIX
7 13 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (0.97%) Windows 8
9 8 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.68%) Solaris
11 3 (0.29%) Android
11 3 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.19%) AIX
12 2 (0.19%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.19%) CentOS
13 1 (0.097%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (14.70%) Project Management
3 85 (8.28%) Business Analysis
4 77 (7.50%) ITIL
5 74 (7.21%) Risk Management
6 68 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 60 (5.84%) PRINCE2
8 59 (5.74%) Scrum
9 56 (5.45%) Information Security
10 52 (5.06%) Document Management
11 51 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
11 51 (4.97%) Migration
12 49 (4.77%) CRM
13 43 (4.19%) Change Management
13 43 (4.19%) Data Modelling
14 42 (4.09%) Service Delivery
14 42 (4.09%) User Acceptance Testing
15 40 (3.89%) Analytics
16 38 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
17 35 (3.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 120 (11.68%) SQL
2 37 (3.60%) C#
3 35 (3.41%) Java
3 35 (3.41%) JavaScript
3 35 (3.41%) Python
4 18 (1.75%) PHP
4 18 (1.75%) T-SQL
5 16 (1.56%) C
6 15 (1.46%) VBA
7 12 (1.17%) VB
8 11 (1.07%) VBScript
8 11 (1.07%) PL/SQL
9 9 (0.88%) Shell Script
9 9 (0.88%) VB.NET
10 8 (0.78%) Apex Code
11 7 (0.68%) PowerShell
11 7 (0.68%) C++
12 4 (0.39%) Ruby
13 3 (0.29%) XQuery
14 2 (0.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 80 (7.79%) Degree
2 42 (4.09%) CISSP
3 29 (2.82%) Security Cleared
4 24 (2.34%) CISM
5 21 (2.04%) MOS
6 20 (1.95%) PMI Certification
7 18 (1.75%) ISEB
8 17 (1.66%) SC Cleared
9 15 (1.46%) PMP
10 12 (1.17%) GIAC
10 12 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (0.97%) CISA
11 10 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (0.78%) Network+ Certification
12 8 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.78%) CNA
12 8 (0.78%) Novell Certification
12 8 (0.78%) ISTQB
13 7 (0.68%) APMP
13 7 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.43%) QA
2 22 (2.14%) SLA
3 20 (1.95%) Dodd-Frank
4 11 (1.07%) EMIR
5 10 (0.97%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.78%) FATCA
7 6 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.58%) GAAP
8 5 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.39%) Basel II
9 4 (0.39%) CRD IV
10 3 (0.29%) COBIT
11 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.19%) COSO
12 1 (0.097%) P3O
12 1 (0.097%) GMP
12 1 (0.097%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 102 (9.93%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.97%) Terminal Server
4 7 (0.68%) XenDesktop
5 6 (0.58%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.39%) NFS
6 4 (0.39%) vSphere
6 4 (0.39%) XenApp
7 3 (0.29%) DFS Replication
7 3 (0.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 3 (0.29%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.19%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.19%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.097%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.097%) UAG
9 1 (0.097%) Varnish
9 1 (0.097%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (2.63%) SCCM
2 11 (1.07%) SCOM
3 7 (0.68%) SCVMM
3 7 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (0.68%) SCDPM
4 4 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (0.39%) Control-M
4 4 (0.39%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.29%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.19%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (0.19%) Puppet
6 2 (0.19%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.19%) EdgeSight
6 2 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.097%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.097%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 153 (14.90%) Microsoft
2 49 (4.77%) Oracle
3 47 (4.58%) Citrix
4 41 (3.99%) VMware
5 31 (3.02%) SAP
6 29 (2.82%) HP
7 22 (2.14%) Interwoven
8 20 (1.95%) Cisco
9 18 (1.75%) Business Objects
9 18 (1.75%) Adobe
10 17 (1.66%) Symantec
11 15 (1.46%) IBM
12 13 (1.27%) McAfee
12 13 (1.27%) CheckPoint
13 11 (1.07%) AppSense
14 10 (0.97%) Open Text
14 10 (0.97%) Lotus
14 10 (0.97%) ArcSight
14 10 (0.97%) Qualys
15 9 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
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