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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 99 99 99
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Legal 461 458 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.05% 1.99% 2.09%
As % of the General category 4.49% 4.34% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 313 293
Average daily rate
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£400 £395 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -12.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £190 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 12
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -15.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £38.80 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +43.10%
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
10266 10542 10944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.65% 45.85% 51.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7265 7462 7684
Average daily rate £475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £305
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 123 159 133
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £41.40 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.88%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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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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 +9 137 £400 -4.47% 57
Canary Wharf - 5 £675 -
Feltham - 4 £389 - 1
Brentford -1 2 £525 - 1
Teddington - 2 - -
Uxbridge +1 1 £328 +31.00%
Southwark +1 1 - - 1
Wembley - 1 £375 -
Lewisham - 1 - - 1
Paddington - 1 - -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

1 341 (39.11%) Finance
2 209 (23.97%) Banking
3 191 (21.90%) Law
4 148 (16.97%) Project Management
5 143 (16.40%) Microsoft
6 120 (13.76%) Windows
7 119 (13.65%) MS Excel
8 105 (12.04%) MS Office
9 95 (10.89%) SQL
9 95 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
10 94 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
11 93 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 92 (10.55%) Degree
13 82 (9.40%) PRINCE2
14 81 (9.29%) Investment Banking
15 76 (8.72%) SQL Server
16 75 (8.60%) ITIL
16 75 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
17 68 (7.80%) Business Analysis
18 64 (7.34%) Windows 7
18 64 (7.34%) .NET
19 58 (6.65%) Risk Management
20 57 (6.54%) MS Visio
21 55 (6.31%) Active Directory
22 51 (5.85%) MS PowerPoint
23 50 (5.73%) Marketing
24 47 (5.39%) Analytics
25 46 (5.28%) Retail
26 45 (5.16%) SharePoint
27 44 (5.05%) Management Information System

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 45 (5.16%) SharePoint
2 31 (3.56%) WorkSite
3 29 (3.33%) MS Exchange
4 14 (1.61%) IIS
4 14 (1.61%) Lync
5 11 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (1.03%) CMS
7 6 (0.69%) Drupal
7 6 (0.69%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.57%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.46%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.46%) JBoss
9 4 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (0.34%) Jetty
Applications
1 119 (13.65%) MS Excel
2 105 (12.04%) MS Office
3 57 (6.54%) MS Visio
4 51 (5.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (3.33%) MS Project
6 6 (0.69%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.46%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.11%) SPSS
9 1 (0.11%) InDesign
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 7 (0.80%) Sentinel
2 6 (0.69%) SAP WM
3 5 (0.57%) SAP BPC
4 4 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.46%) thinkFolio
4 4 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.34%) HFM
5 3 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.23%) SAP SRM
6 2 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.23%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.23%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.23%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.11%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.11%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.11%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.11%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.69%) Office 365
2 5 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.23%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.23%) Force.com
3 2 (0.23%) GitHub
3 2 (0.23%) Mimecast
3 2 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.11%) SaaS
4 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.44%) Internet
2 13 (1.49%) Firewall
3 10 (1.15%) DNS
4 9 (1.03%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.03%) VPN
4 9 (1.03%) WAN
5 8 (0.92%) DHCP
5 8 (0.92%) SAN
5 8 (0.92%) Intranet
6 7 (0.80%) LAN
7 6 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (0.57%) Network Security
8 5 (0.57%) WebEx
9 4 (0.46%) HTTP
10 3 (0.34%) SNMP
10 3 (0.34%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.34%) PBX
10 3 (0.34%) SMS
10 3 (0.34%) FTP
10 3 (0.34%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (8.72%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (3.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 22 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (2.06%) Relational Database
7 16 (1.83%) QlikView
8 13 (1.49%) RDBMS
9 12 (1.38%) Big Data
10 11 (1.26%) NoSQL
11 10 (1.15%) Spotfire
11 10 (1.15%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.15%) MongoDB
12 9 (1.03%) Oracle Database
13 8 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (0.92%) MySQL
14 6 (0.69%) OLAP
14 6 (0.69%) IDOL
14 6 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (1.38%) JIRA
2 11 (1.26%) Subversion
3 8 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.80%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.69%) Maven
5 6 (0.69%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.57%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.57%) Selenium
6 5 (0.57%) MSI
7 4 (0.46%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.46%) NUnit
8 3 (0.34%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.34%) ReSharper
8 3 (0.34%) AdminStudio
9 2 (0.23%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.23%) JUnit
9 2 (0.23%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (0.23%) Moq
9 2 (0.23%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.11%) QUnit
General
1 341 (39.11%) Finance
2 209 (23.97%) Banking
3 191 (21.90%) Law
4 81 (9.29%) Investment Banking
5 50 (5.73%) Marketing
6 46 (5.28%) Retail
7 40 (4.59%) Front Office
8 28 (3.21%) Telecoms
9 19 (2.18%) Retail Banking
10 18 (2.06%) Billing
11 13 (1.49%) Financial Institution
12 12 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (1.26%) Publishing
14 9 (1.03%) Back Office
14 9 (1.03%) French Language
15 8 (0.92%) Local Government
16 7 (0.80%) Advertising
17 5 (0.57%) Games
18 3 (0.34%) Manufacturing
18 3 (0.34%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 280 (32.11%) Analyst
2 130 (14.91%) Project Manager
3 118 (13.53%) Business Analyst
4 106 (12.16%) Developer
5 46 (5.28%) Consultant
6 40 (4.59%) Support Analyst
7 34 (3.90%) Senior Manager
8 32 (3.67%) Architect
9 28 (3.21%) .NET Developer
10 26 (2.98%) Senior Project Manager
11 25 (2.87%) Service Analyst
12 24 (2.75%) Trainer
12 24 (2.75%) Service Desk Analyst
13 23 (2.64%) Data Analyst
14 22 (2.52%) IT Trainer
15 21 (2.41%) Coordinator
16 19 (2.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 18 (2.06%) 2nd Line Support
17 18 (2.06%) Senior Analyst
18 15 (1.72%) Commercial Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (7.34%) .NET
2 35 (4.01%) HTML
3 21 (2.41%) CSS
3 21 (2.41%) ASP.NET
4 20 (2.29%) .NET Framework
5 19 (2.18%) jQuery
6 15 (1.72%) Web Services
7 13 (1.49%) XML
7 13 (1.49%) AngularJS
8 11 (1.26%) HTML5
9 10 (1.15%) REST
9 10 (1.15%) SOAP
10 9 (1.03%) Middleware
10 9 (1.03%) WCF
11 8 (0.92%) MDX
11 8 (0.92%) Visualforce
11 8 (0.92%) Entity Framework
12 7 (0.80%) CSS3
13 6 (0.69%) BAPI
13 6 (0.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 94 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (5.05%) Management Information System
3 35 (4.01%) Blackberry
4 26 (2.98%) User Experience
5 20 (2.29%) Visualisation
5 20 (2.29%) Derivative
6 18 (2.06%) E-Learning
7 16 (1.83%) Open Source
7 16 (1.83%) Computer Science
8 13 (1.49%) PMI
9 12 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (1.26%) Fixed Income
11 10 (1.15%) Credit Risk
11 10 (1.15%) Reference Data
11 10 (1.15%) Social Media
12 9 (1.03%) Statistics
13 8 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
13 8 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (0.92%) Market Risk
13 8 (0.92%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 120 (13.76%) Windows
2 64 (7.34%) Windows 7
3 30 (3.44%) Linux
4 25 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (2.64%) UNIX
6 21 (2.41%) Android
7 20 (2.29%) Windows XP
8 16 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (1.49%) Windows 8
11 11 (1.26%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.34%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.34%) Solaris
14 2 (0.23%) AIX
14 2 (0.23%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (16.97%) Project Management
2 95 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 82 (9.40%) PRINCE2
5 75 (8.60%) ITIL
5 75 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
6 68 (7.80%) Business Analysis
7 58 (6.65%) Risk Management
8 47 (5.39%) Analytics
9 43 (4.93%) Change Management
10 40 (4.59%) Migration
11 38 (4.36%) CRM
12 33 (3.78%) Service Delivery
12 33 (3.78%) User Acceptance Testing
13 32 (3.67%) Service Management
13 32 (3.67%) Asset Management
13 32 (3.67%) Data Analysis
13 32 (3.67%) Document Management
14 29 (3.33%) Information Security
15 26 (2.98%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 95 (10.89%) SQL
2 36 (4.13%) Java
2 36 (4.13%) JavaScript
3 35 (4.01%) C#
4 14 (1.61%) T-SQL
5 11 (1.26%) VB
5 11 (1.26%) Python
5 11 (1.26%) PowerShell
6 10 (1.15%) VBA
7 8 (0.92%) VB.NET
7 8 (0.92%) Apex Code
8 7 (0.80%) C
9 6 (0.69%) Perl
10 5 (0.57%) R
11 4 (0.46%) PHP
12 3 (0.34%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.34%) C++
12 3 (0.34%) XAML
13 2 (0.23%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
13 2 (0.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 92 (10.55%) Degree
2 32 (3.67%) Security Cleared
3 26 (2.98%) PMI Certification
4 22 (2.52%) CISSP
5 20 (2.29%) PMP
6 19 (2.18%) ISEB
6 19 (2.18%) SC Cleared
7 15 (1.72%) CISM
8 14 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 14 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (1.38%) APMP
10 9 (1.03%) MCSE
10 9 (1.03%) CEH
10 9 (1.03%) MOS
11 8 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (0.92%) Postgraduate
12 7 (0.80%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.69%) EnCE
13 6 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.69%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.41%) QA
2 11 (1.26%) Data Quality
2 11 (1.26%) SLA
2 11 (1.26%) Dodd-Frank
3 9 (1.03%) EMIR
4 8 (0.92%) COBIT
5 7 (0.80%) P3O
6 6 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.57%) FATCA
8 4 (0.46%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.34%) GAAP
9 3 (0.34%) COSO
9 3 (0.34%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.23%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.23%) Basel II
10 2 (0.23%) MiFID
11 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.11%) Basel III
System Software
1 55 (6.31%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.92%) vSphere
4 6 (0.69%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.57%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.46%) XenApp
6 4 (0.46%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.34%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (0.23%) NFS
8 2 (0.23%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.11%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (1.72%) SCCM
2 8 (0.92%) Control-M
3 6 (0.69%) Puppet
4 5 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.46%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.23%) SCOM
7 2 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.23%) OpenView
8 1 (0.11%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.11%) Legato
8 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.11%) MOM
8 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.11%) Netcool
8 1 (0.11%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.11%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 143 (16.40%) Microsoft
2 33 (3.78%) SAP
3 31 (3.56%) Oracle
4 28 (3.21%) Citrix
5 24 (2.75%) VMware
6 20 (2.29%) HP
7 13 (1.49%) Adobe
7 13 (1.49%) Tableau
8 11 (1.26%) Cisco
8 11 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (1.26%) TIBCO
9 10 (1.15%) Symantec
9 10 (1.15%) MobileIron
10 8 (0.92%) Interwoven
11 7 (0.80%) Red Hat
11 7 (0.80%) NetApp
11 7 (0.80%) OpenText
12 6 (0.69%) Websense
12 6 (0.69%) Reuters
12 6 (0.69%) Apple
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £375 - £405 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lewis Paige
Rate: £175 a day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
FRAGOMEN
Rate: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £500 - £750 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £27.00 - £32.00 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £450 - £540 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Fieldfisher
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Rate: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago