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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 107 90 129
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +39
Contract jobs citing Legal 409 495 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.98% 2.26% 1.62%
As % of the General category 4.31% 4.67% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 337 202
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £204 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £625 £599
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 13
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.64 £11.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £50.75 £76.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+26.47% +3.03%
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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
9493 10595 9594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.90% 48.47% 48.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6842 7480 6731
Average daily rate £475 £498 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.52% +4.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £644 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 166 165
Average hourly rate £21.38 £22.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.84% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £13.63 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £80.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -18 99 £400 -5.88% 62
Canary Wharf +10 4 £450 -17.99%
Docklands, London +9 3 £600 +10.59%
Uxbridge +6 3 £255 -
Westminster - 2 £450 -
Paddington - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 1
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
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England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 344 (35.35%) Finance
2 218 (22.40%) Law
3 187 (19.22%) Banking
4 158 (16.24%) MS Office
5 150 (15.42%) Project Management
6 147 (15.11%) Agile Software Development
7 140 (14.39%) Windows
7 140 (14.39%) Microsoft
8 130 (13.36%) MS Excel
9 110 (11.31%) SQL
10 90 (9.25%) Degree
11 88 (9.04%) Windows 7
12 83 (8.53%) Active Directory
13 80 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
14 79 (8.12%) Investment Banking
15 78 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
16 76 (7.81%) Business Analysis
17 71 (7.30%) ITIL
18 68 (6.99%) Risk Management
19 64 (6.58%) PRINCE2
20 60 (6.17%) SQL Server
21 58 (5.96%) Management Information System
22 57 (5.86%) HTML
23 55 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
24 53 (5.45%) Information Security
25 51 (5.24%) MS Visio
26 49 (5.04%) Front Office
27 48 (4.93%) Scrum
27 48 (4.93%) CRM
27 48 (4.93%) .NET

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 42 (4.32%) SharePoint
2 37 (3.80%) WorkSite
3 36 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 23 (2.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 20 (2.06%) IIS
6 16 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (1.34%) Lync
7 13 (1.34%) CMS
7 13 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.62%) IBM Notes
10 6 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.51%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.51%) Apache
12 4 (0.41%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.41%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.41%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 3 (0.31%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 158 (16.24%) MS Office
2 130 (13.36%) MS Excel
3 51 (5.24%) MS Visio
4 43 (4.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 40 (4.11%) MS Project
6 17 (1.75%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.62%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.21%) InDesign
9 2 (0.21%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.10%) FastStats
10 1 (0.10%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (1.03%) SAP BPC
2 6 (0.62%) Sentinel
2 6 (0.62%) Loan IQ
3 4 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.41%) SAP WM
3 4 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.21%) assyst
5 2 (0.21%) SAP SRM
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.10%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.10%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.10%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.10%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.62%) Office 365
2 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.21%) Taleo
3 2 (0.21%) Force.com
4 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.10%) SaaS
4 1 (0.10%) PaaS
4 1 (0.10%) GitHub
4 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.10%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.19%) Firewall
2 28 (2.88%) VPN
3 24 (2.47%) Intranet
3 24 (2.47%) Internet
4 16 (1.64%) DNS
5 14 (1.44%) SAN
5 14 (1.44%) TCP/IP
6 13 (1.34%) Network Security
6 13 (1.34%) Intrusion Detection
7 12 (1.23%) WAN
8 11 (1.13%) DHCP
9 9 (0.92%) LAN
10 7 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (0.62%) VLAN
12 4 (0.41%) Wireless
12 4 (0.41%) Extranet
13 3 (0.31%) LTE
13 3 (0.31%) PBX
13 3 (0.31%) FTP
13 3 (0.31%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (1.44%) QlikView
7 11 (1.13%) Hadoop
7 11 (1.13%) Oracle Database
8 10 (1.03%) Relational Database
9 9 (0.92%) Big Data
10 8 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (0.72%) SAP BW
11 7 (0.72%) MySQL
12 5 (0.51%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.51%) OLAP
12 5 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (1.03%) Git (software)
3 8 (0.82%) Subversion
4 7 (0.72%) Maven
5 6 (0.62%) Dreamweaver
6 5 (0.51%) Cucumber
6 5 (0.51%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.51%) JIRA
6 5 (0.51%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.41%) NUnit
7 4 (0.41%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.31%) Hudson
8 3 (0.31%) JUnit
9 2 (0.21%) Ant
9 2 (0.21%) Toad
9 2 (0.21%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.21%) ReSharper
9 2 (0.21%) Selenium
9 2 (0.21%) jMock
9 2 (0.21%) EasyMock
General
1 344 (35.35%) Finance
2 218 (22.40%) Law
3 187 (19.22%) Banking
4 79 (8.12%) Investment Banking
5 49 (5.04%) Front Office
6 46 (4.73%) Retail
7 44 (4.52%) Marketing
8 39 (4.01%) Publishing
9 27 (2.77%) Telecoms
10 21 (2.16%) Billing
11 18 (1.85%) Retail Banking
12 15 (1.54%) Local Government
13 14 (1.44%) Back Office
14 12 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (1.23%) French Language
15 10 (1.03%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.62%) Games
17 5 (0.51%) General Ledger
17 5 (0.51%) Manufacturing
17 5 (0.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 341 (35.05%) Analyst
2 134 (13.77%) Project Manager
3 131 (13.46%) Business Analyst
4 125 (12.85%) Developer
5 56 (5.76%) Consultant
6 50 (5.14%) Service Analyst
7 49 (5.04%) Service Desk Analyst
8 44 (4.52%) Support Analyst
9 30 (3.08%) Trainer
10 29 (2.98%) Senior Manager
11 27 (2.77%) Architect
11 27 (2.77%) Senior Analyst
12 24 (2.47%) IT Trainer
13 22 (2.26%) Security Analyst
14 21 (2.16%) Data Analyst
14 21 (2.16%) Senior Project Manager
15 20 (2.06%) Designer
16 18 (1.85%) Information Analyst
16 18 (1.85%) Agile Business Analyst
17 17 (1.75%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (5.86%) HTML
2 48 (4.93%) .NET
3 45 (4.62%) CSS
4 26 (2.67%) HTML5
5 25 (2.57%) jQuery
6 22 (2.26%) Web Services
6 22 (2.26%) ASP.NET
6 22 (2.26%) CSS3
7 19 (1.95%) XML
8 17 (1.75%) Django
9 15 (1.54%) REST
9 15 (1.54%) SOAP
10 9 (0.92%) Visualforce
10 9 (0.92%) Middleware
10 9 (0.92%) AngularJS
11 8 (0.82%) .NET Framework
11 8 (0.82%) WCF
12 7 (0.72%) XSLT
13 6 (0.62%) Ajax
13 6 (0.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 80 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (5.96%) Management Information System
3 39 (4.01%) Blackberry
4 29 (2.98%) User Experience
5 28 (2.88%) Derivative
6 21 (2.16%) Credit Risk
7 17 (1.75%) E-Learning
8 15 (1.54%) Open Source
9 12 (1.23%) CESG
9 12 (1.23%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.13%) Data Protection Act
10 11 (1.13%) Freedom of Information Act
10 11 (1.13%) Freedom of Information
11 10 (1.03%) Market Risk
11 10 (1.03%) Social Media
12 9 (0.92%) Reference Data
12 9 (0.92%) Learning Management System
12 9 (0.92%) NHS
12 9 (0.92%) Clustering
12 9 (0.92%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 140 (14.39%) Windows
2 88 (9.04%) Windows 7
3 38 (3.91%) Windows XP
4 32 (3.29%) Linux
5 27 (2.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (2.06%) UNIX
7 15 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.13%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.51%) Solaris
11 4 (0.41%) Android
12 3 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.21%) AIX
13 2 (0.21%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (15.42%) Project Management
2 147 (15.11%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 76 (7.81%) Business Analysis
5 71 (7.30%) ITIL
6 68 (6.99%) Risk Management
7 64 (6.58%) PRINCE2
8 55 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
9 53 (5.45%) Information Security
10 48 (4.93%) Scrum
10 48 (4.93%) CRM
11 47 (4.83%) Document Management
12 43 (4.42%) Migration
13 41 (4.21%) Service Delivery
14 38 (3.91%) Change Management
14 38 (3.91%) Data Modelling
15 37 (3.80%) Analytics
16 35 (3.60%) User Acceptance Testing
17 31 (3.19%) Continuous Improvement
18 29 (2.98%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 110 (11.31%) SQL
2 38 (3.91%) C#
3 35 (3.60%) Java
4 33 (3.39%) JavaScript
5 24 (2.47%) Python
6 18 (1.85%) T-SQL
7 16 (1.64%) C
8 15 (1.54%) VBA
9 11 (1.13%) PL/SQL
9 11 (1.13%) VB
10 9 (0.92%) Apex Code
10 9 (0.92%) VB.NET
10 9 (0.92%) PHP
11 8 (0.82%) C++
11 8 (0.82%) VBScript
11 8 (0.82%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.51%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.31%) XQuery
14 2 (0.21%) Perl
14 2 (0.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 90 (9.25%) Degree
2 39 (4.01%) CISSP
3 33 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 24 (2.47%) CISM
5 23 (2.36%) PMI Certification
6 21 (2.16%) MOS
7 19 (1.95%) SC Cleared
8 17 (1.75%) PMP
9 15 (1.54%) ISEB
10 12 (1.23%) APMP
11 11 (1.13%) GIAC
12 10 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (0.92%) CISA
14 8 (0.82%) CCNA
14 8 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 8 (0.82%) CEH
15 7 (0.72%) CNA
15 7 (0.72%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.47%) QA
2 18 (1.85%) SLA
2 18 (1.85%) Dodd-Frank
3 10 (1.03%) EMIR
3 10 (1.03%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.62%) GAAP
5 5 (0.51%) FATCA
6 3 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.31%) COBIT
6 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.31%) Basel II
6 3 (0.31%) P3O
6 3 (0.31%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.21%) COSO
8 1 (0.10%) MiFID
8 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.10%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 83 (8.53%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.13%) Terminal Server
4 9 (0.92%) vSphere
4 9 (0.92%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.82%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.62%) XenApp
6 6 (0.62%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 4 (0.41%) NFS
8 3 (0.31%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.21%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.10%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.10%) UAG
10 1 (0.10%) Novell eDirectory
10 1 (0.10%) Xen
10 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 28 (2.88%) SCCM
2 10 (1.03%) SCOM
3 7 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (0.62%) SCDPM
4 6 (0.62%) SCVMM
5 4 (0.41%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (0.41%) Control-M
5 4 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.31%) Puppet
6 3 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.31%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.21%) EdgeSight
7 2 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.21%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.21%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.10%) WSUS
8 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 140 (14.39%) Microsoft
2 41 (4.21%) Oracle
3 40 (4.11%) VMware
4 39 (4.01%) Citrix
5 32 (3.29%) SAP
6 27 (2.77%) HP
7 24 (2.47%) Interwoven
8 20 (2.06%) Cisco
9 15 (1.54%) Adobe
10 14 (1.44%) Symantec
11 13 (1.34%) CheckPoint
11 13 (1.34%) AppSense
12 12 (1.23%) McAfee
12 12 (1.23%) IBM
13 11 (1.13%) Business Objects
14 10 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (1.03%) EMC
15 9 (0.92%) ArcSight
15 9 (0.92%) Qualys
15 9 (0.92%) Open Text
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