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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 93 115 97
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -18
Contract jobs citing Legal 472 442 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.09% 1.95% 2.14%
As % of the General category 4.52% 4.28% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 310 298
Average daily rate
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£400 £395 £441
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -10.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £331
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +20.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 16
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.75 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.22% -20.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £11.69 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £32.64 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £30.24
% change year-on-year
-31.11% -25.59%
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
10442 10335 11145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 46.17% 45.50% 51.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7431 7378 7755
Average daily rate £475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £317
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 129 137 154
Average hourly rate £22.18 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.22% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £49.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%

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 27 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 27 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 27 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 0 145 £389 -2.81% 50
Feltham - 7 £390 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £725 -
Teddington - 2 - -
Brentford - 2 £525 - 1
Southwark 0 1 - -
Docklands, London -4 1 £320 -26.85%
Lewisham - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £328 -
Wembley - 1 £375 -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 368 (41.77%) Finance
2 209 (23.72%) Banking
3 186 (21.11%) Law
4 144 (16.35%) Project Management
5 143 (16.23%) Microsoft
6 124 (14.07%) Windows
7 112 (12.71%) MS Excel
8 103 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
9 101 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 100 (11.35%) MS Office
11 96 (10.90%) Degree
12 93 (10.56%) SQL
12 93 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
13 88 (9.99%) PRINCE2
14 80 (9.08%) Business Intelligence
15 79 (8.97%) ITIL
16 78 (8.85%) Investment Banking
17 75 (8.51%) Business Analysis
18 73 (8.29%) SQL Server
19 68 (7.72%) Windows 7
20 67 (7.60%) .NET
21 56 (6.36%) Risk Management
22 55 (6.24%) MS Visio
22 55 (6.24%) MS PowerPoint
22 55 (6.24%) Marketing
23 54 (6.13%) Active Directory
24 50 (5.68%) Retail
25 48 (5.45%) SharePoint
25 48 (5.45%) Analytics
26 44 (4.99%) HTML

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 48 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 30 (3.41%) WorkSite
3 22 (2.50%) MS Exchange
4 14 (1.59%) IIS
4 14 (1.59%) Drupal
5 11 (1.25%) CMS
6 10 (1.14%) Lync
7 8 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.45%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.45%) Confluence
10 4 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.45%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.45%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.45%) JBoss
10 4 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 112 (12.71%) MS Excel
2 100 (11.35%) MS Office
3 55 (6.24%) MS Visio
3 55 (6.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (3.29%) MS Project
5 7 (0.79%) Adobe Captivate
6 6 (0.68%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.11%) SPSS
7 1 (0.11%) InDesign
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 7 (0.79%) SAP FI
1 7 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
1 7 (0.79%) SAP CO
2 6 (0.68%) SAP WM
3 5 (0.57%) Sentinel
4 4 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.45%) thinkFolio
4 4 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.34%) HFM
6 2 (0.23%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.23%) SAP SRM
6 2 (0.23%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.23%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.23%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.23%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.11%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.34%) Office 365
3 2 (0.23%) Mimecast
3 2 (0.23%) PaaS
3 2 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (0.23%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.11%) Force.com
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.11%) SaaS
4 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.11%) GitHub
4 1 (0.11%) IaaS
4 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.29%) Internet
2 11 (1.25%) VPN
3 10 (1.14%) Firewall
4 9 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.02%) SAN
4 9 (1.02%) DNS
4 9 (1.02%) DHCP
4 9 (1.02%) WAN
4 9 (1.02%) Intranet
5 8 (0.91%) LAN
6 5 (0.57%) WebEx
6 5 (0.57%) Network Security
7 4 (0.45%) HTTP
8 3 (0.34%) SNMP
8 3 (0.34%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.34%) PBX
8 3 (0.34%) SMS
8 3 (0.34%) FTP
8 3 (0.34%) 3G
8 3 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (8.29%) SQL Server
2 35 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (2.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (2.04%) Relational Database
8 16 (1.82%) QlikView
9 12 (1.36%) RDBMS
9 12 (1.36%) IDOL
9 12 (1.36%) NoSQL
9 12 (1.36%) Big Data
10 10 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (1.14%) MongoDB
10 10 (1.14%) Spotfire
11 9 (1.02%) Hadoop
12 8 (0.91%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (0.79%) MySQL
14 6 (0.68%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (1.25%) Subversion
2 10 (1.14%) JIRA
3 8 (0.91%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.57%) Maven
5 5 (0.57%) TeamCity
5 5 (0.57%) MSI
6 4 (0.45%) ReSharper
6 4 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (0.45%) Selenium
6 4 (0.45%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.45%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.34%) AdminStudio
8 2 (0.23%) JUnit
8 2 (0.23%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.23%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.23%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.11%) Wise Package Studio
9 1 (0.11%) Hudson
9 1 (0.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 368 (41.77%) Finance
2 209 (23.72%) Banking
3 186 (21.11%) Law
4 78 (8.85%) Investment Banking
5 55 (6.24%) Marketing
6 50 (5.68%) Retail
7 38 (4.31%) Front Office
8 28 (3.18%) Telecoms
9 21 (2.38%) Retail Banking
10 18 (2.04%) Billing
11 16 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (1.14%) Financial Institution
12 10 (1.14%) Publishing
13 9 (1.02%) French Language
14 8 (0.91%) Local Government
15 7 (0.79%) Advertising
16 6 (0.68%) Back Office
17 5 (0.57%) Games
18 3 (0.34%) Manufacturing
18 3 (0.34%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 278 (31.56%) Analyst
2 133 (15.10%) Project Manager
3 120 (13.62%) Business Analyst
4 115 (13.05%) Developer
5 40 (4.54%) Support Analyst
6 38 (4.31%) Consultant
7 32 (3.63%) Architect
8 31 (3.52%) .NET Developer
9 29 (3.29%) Senior Manager
10 26 (2.95%) Service Analyst
11 25 (2.84%) Trainer
11 25 (2.84%) Service Desk Analyst
12 23 (2.61%) IT Trainer
13 22 (2.50%) Data Analyst
13 22 (2.50%) Senior Project Manager
13 22 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
14 20 (2.27%) Web Developer
15 19 (2.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 18 (2.04%) Coordinator
17 16 (1.82%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (7.60%) .NET
2 44 (4.99%) HTML
3 24 (2.72%) ASP.NET
4 23 (2.61%) .NET Framework
5 20 (2.27%) CSS
6 18 (2.04%) jQuery
7 14 (1.59%) AngularJS
8 13 (1.48%) XML
9 12 (1.36%) HTML5
10 11 (1.25%) Entity Framework
10 11 (1.25%) Middleware
11 9 (1.02%) Web Services
11 9 (1.02%) MDX
12 8 (0.91%) Ajax
12 8 (0.91%) REST
13 7 (0.79%) CSS3
13 7 (0.79%) JSON
13 7 (0.79%) WCF
13 7 (0.79%) J2EE
14 6 (0.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 93 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (4.31%) Management Information System
3 35 (3.97%) Blackberry
4 31 (3.52%) User Experience
5 29 (3.29%) Visualisation
6 19 (2.16%) E-Learning
7 15 (1.70%) Derivative
7 15 (1.70%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.36%) Fixed Income
8 12 (1.36%) PMI
9 11 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (1.25%) Social Media
10 10 (1.14%) Statistics
10 10 (1.14%) Market Risk
10 10 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
11 9 (1.02%) Reference Data
11 9 (1.02%) Mobile App
12 8 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.91%) BYOD
12 8 (0.91%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 124 (14.07%) Windows
2 68 (7.72%) Windows 7
3 30 (3.41%) Linux
4 24 (2.72%) Android
4 24 (2.72%) UNIX
5 22 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (2.38%) Windows XP
7 14 (1.59%) Apple iOS
8 13 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (1.25%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.68%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.34%) Solaris
14 2 (0.23%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (16.35%) Project Management
2 103 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 88 (9.99%) PRINCE2
5 80 (9.08%) Business Intelligence
6 79 (8.97%) ITIL
7 75 (8.51%) Business Analysis
8 56 (6.36%) Risk Management
9 48 (5.45%) Analytics
10 44 (4.99%) Change Management
11 36 (4.09%) Asset Management
11 36 (4.09%) Data Analysis
12 33 (3.75%) Content Management
12 33 (3.75%) User Acceptance Testing
13 32 (3.63%) Document Management
13 32 (3.63%) Migration
14 29 (3.29%) Service Management
15 28 (3.18%) Programme Management
16 27 (3.06%) Service Delivery
17 26 (2.95%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 93 (10.56%) SQL
2 44 (4.99%) JavaScript
3 38 (4.31%) Java
4 33 (3.75%) C#
5 11 (1.25%) T-SQL
5 11 (1.25%) PowerShell
6 10 (1.14%) Python
7 8 (0.91%) VB
7 8 (0.91%) VB.NET
7 8 (0.91%) VBA
8 7 (0.79%) C
8 7 (0.79%) Perl
9 6 (0.68%) R
9 6 (0.68%) PL/SQL
10 5 (0.57%) Apex Code
11 3 (0.34%) PHP
11 3 (0.34%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.34%) XAML
11 3 (0.34%) C++
12 2 (0.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 96 (10.90%) Degree
2 39 (4.43%) Security Cleared
3 29 (3.29%) SC Cleared
4 24 (2.72%) PMI Certification
5 19 (2.16%) PMP
5 19 (2.16%) CISSP
6 18 (2.04%) ISEB
7 16 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (1.82%) CISM
8 14 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 11 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 11 (1.25%) APMP
10 9 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (1.02%) MCSE
10 9 (1.02%) MOS
11 8 (0.91%) Postgraduate
11 8 (0.91%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.79%) CCNA
12 7 (0.79%) CISA
13 6 (0.68%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.50%) QA
2 11 (1.25%) SLA
3 9 (1.02%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.91%) COBIT
5 7 (0.79%) P3O
6 6 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.57%) EMIR
8 4 (0.45%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (0.34%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.34%) COSO
9 3 (0.34%) FATCA
10 2 (0.23%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.23%) MiFID
10 2 (0.23%) Basel II
11 1 (0.11%) GAAP
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.11%) Basel III
System Software
1 54 (6.13%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.91%) vSphere
4 6 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (0.68%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.45%) XenApp
6 4 (0.45%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.34%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 3 (0.34%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.23%) NFS
8 2 (0.23%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.23%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.11%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (1.59%) SCCM
2 10 (1.14%) Control-M
3 6 (0.68%) Puppet
4 5 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.45%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.34%) OpenView
6 3 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.23%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.23%) Netcool
7 2 (0.23%) Unicenter
7 2 (0.23%) SCOM
7 2 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.23%) 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%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.11%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 143 (16.23%) Microsoft
2 35 (3.97%) SAP
3 34 (3.86%) Oracle
4 28 (3.18%) Citrix
5 25 (2.84%) HP
6 20 (2.27%) VMware
7 17 (1.93%) Adobe
8 13 (1.48%) Tableau
9 12 (1.36%) Cisco
9 12 (1.36%) TIBCO
10 10 (1.14%) Symantec
10 10 (1.14%) Remedy
11 9 (1.02%) Apple
11 9 (1.02%) MobileIron
12 8 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (0.91%) Websense
13 7 (0.79%) OpenText
13 7 (0.79%) AppSense
13 7 (0.79%) Business Objects
13 7 (0.79%) Interwoven
London
Oldbury Howard Limited
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £425.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £150 to £160 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
The Curve Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
East London
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Resourcing People Ltd.
Rate: From £33,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
The Resourcing Hub
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £600 - £630 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Advantage XPO
Rate: £115 - £116 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Premier IT
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago