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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 96 95 138
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +43
Contract jobs citing Legal 501 558 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.06% 2.23% 1.46%
As % of the General category 4.59% 4.40% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 378 196
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £204 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 27
Average hourly rate £17.25 £19.77 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -1.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £19.35 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £24.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -3.03%
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
10916 12688 13551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.87% 50.72% 52.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7583 8959 9276
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 £638 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 171 232
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +6 150 £375 -11.76% 43
Docklands, London +15 5 £538 +13.15% 1
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Paddington - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £363 - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Feltham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 4
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 317 (33.87%) Finance
2 225 (24.04%) Law
3 185 (19.76%) Windows
4 176 (18.80%) Banking
5 162 (17.31%) MS Office
6 152 (16.24%) Project Management
7 140 (14.96%) Microsoft
8 123 (13.14%) MS Excel
9 111 (11.86%) Windows 7
10 101 (10.79%) SQL
11 97 (10.36%) Active Directory
12 90 (9.62%) Degree
13 88 (9.40%) Document Management
14 86 (9.19%) ITIL
15 85 (9.08%) Investment Banking
15 85 (9.08%) Agile Software Development
16 77 (8.23%) PRINCE2
17 69 (7.37%) Windows XP
17 69 (7.37%) Business Analysis
18 60 (6.41%) HTML
19 56 (5.98%) Scrum
20 55 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
21 53 (5.66%) SharePoint
21 53 (5.66%) Citrix
22 52 (5.56%) CSS
23 50 (5.34%) SQL Server
23 50 (5.34%) Stakeholder Management
23 50 (5.34%) User Acceptance Testing
24 46 (4.91%) Blackberry
25 45 (4.81%) .NET

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 37 (3.95%) WorkSite
3 33 (3.53%) MS Exchange
4 26 (2.78%) CMS
5 22 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 22 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 20 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (1.82%) IIS
8 14 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
9 13 (1.39%) IBM Notes
10 12 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (0.96%) Drupal
13 7 (0.75%) Lync
14 6 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
14 6 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.43%) Tomcat
16 3 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
16 3 (0.32%) SAS
16 3 (0.32%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 162 (17.31%) MS Office
2 123 (13.14%) MS Excel
3 55 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 32 (3.42%) MS Project
5 26 (2.78%) MS Visio
6 12 (1.28%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.75%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.32%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.21%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.21%) FastStats
9 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.11%) InDesign
10 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.11%) RoboHelp
10 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (1.18%) SAP QM
2 8 (0.85%) SAP PM
3 7 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.53%) Oracle iProcurement
4 5 (0.53%) SiteCatalyst
5 3 (0.32%) SAP HCM
5 3 (0.32%) SAP HR-PA
5 3 (0.32%) HFM
5 3 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.32%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.32%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.32%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.32%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.21%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.21%) SAP R/3
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.21%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.21%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.32%) SaaS
2 3 (0.32%) IaaS
3 2 (0.21%) PaaS
3 2 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.03%) Firewall
2 18 (1.92%) Intranet
2 18 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 17 (1.82%) Internet
4 16 (1.71%) SAN
5 9 (0.96%) DNS
5 9 (0.96%) NetScaler
6 8 (0.85%) LAN
6 8 (0.85%) WAN
7 7 (0.75%) VoIP
7 7 (0.75%) DHCP
7 7 (0.75%) Network Security
8 6 (0.64%) NAS
8 6 (0.64%) Wireless
8 6 (0.64%) VPN
8 6 (0.64%) WLAN
9 5 (0.53%) PSTN
9 5 (0.53%) IP Telephony
9 5 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (5.34%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 16 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (0.96%) Oracle Database
7 8 (0.85%) QlikView
8 5 (0.53%) SQLPlus
8 5 (0.53%) MySQL
8 5 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (0.53%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.32%) OLTP
10 3 (0.32%) Essbase
11 2 (0.21%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.21%) Big Data
11 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.21%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 10 (1.07%) Git (software)
1 10 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (0.96%) Selenium
2 9 (0.96%) WebDriver
2 9 (0.96%) Cucumber
3 8 (0.85%) FitNesse
4 7 (0.75%) Eclipse
5 6 (0.64%) JUnit
6 4 (0.43%) Xcode
6 4 (0.43%) JIRA
7 3 (0.32%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.32%) Axure RP
7 3 (0.32%) Maven
7 3 (0.32%) Ant
7 3 (0.32%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.21%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.21%) Toad
8 2 (0.21%) JMeter
8 2 (0.21%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.21%) Mockito
General
1 317 (33.87%) Finance
2 225 (24.04%) Law
3 176 (18.80%) Banking
4 85 (9.08%) Investment Banking
5 44 (4.70%) Publishing
5 44 (4.70%) Marketing
6 40 (4.27%) Front Office
7 23 (2.46%) Retail
8 19 (2.03%) Back Office
8 19 (2.03%) Financial Institution
9 15 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
10 14 (1.50%) Telecoms
11 11 (1.18%) Advertising
11 11 (1.18%) Billing
11 11 (1.18%) French Language
12 8 (0.85%) Games
13 5 (0.53%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.53%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.53%) Private Banking
14 4 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 338 (36.11%) Analyst
2 138 (14.74%) Business Analyst
3 100 (10.68%) Developer
4 99 (10.58%) Project Manager
5 59 (6.30%) Service Analyst
6 55 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
7 48 (5.13%) Support Analyst
8 37 (3.95%) Trainer
9 36 (3.85%) Consultant
10 29 (3.10%) IT Trainer
11 25 (2.67%) Legal Analyst
12 21 (2.24%) Administrator
12 21 (2.24%) Desktop Support
12 21 (2.24%) Agile Business Analyst
13 20 (2.14%) Architect
14 19 (2.03%) Help Desk Analyst
14 19 (2.03%) Designer
15 18 (1.92%) 1st Line Support
15 18 (1.92%) SAP Consultant
15 18 (1.92%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (6.41%) HTML
2 52 (5.56%) CSS
3 45 (4.81%) .NET
4 32 (3.42%) HTML5
5 28 (2.99%) XML
6 27 (2.88%) jQuery
7 19 (2.03%) Django
8 18 (1.92%) CSS3
9 17 (1.82%) ASP.NET
10 12 (1.28%) XSLT
10 12 (1.28%) BAPI
11 9 (0.96%) Web Services
11 9 (0.96%) WCF
12 8 (0.85%) .NET Framework
13 7 (0.75%) Cocoa
13 7 (0.75%) Middleware
14 6 (0.64%) Ajax
14 6 (0.64%) AngularJS
15 5 (0.53%) Backbone.js
15 5 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 46 (4.91%) Blackberry
2 38 (4.06%) Management Information System
3 24 (2.56%) Credit Risk
4 19 (2.03%) E-Learning
4 19 (2.03%) Derivative
5 18 (1.92%) Social Media
6 16 (1.71%) Mobile App
7 15 (1.60%) Handset
8 13 (1.39%) Equities
8 13 (1.39%) PMI
9 12 (1.28%) CMDB
10 11 (1.18%) Computer Science
11 8 (0.85%) iPhone
11 8 (0.85%) Reference Data
11 8 (0.85%) Market Risk
12 7 (0.75%) iPad
12 7 (0.75%) Open Source
12 7 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (0.75%) NHS
12 7 (0.75%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 185 (19.76%) Windows
2 111 (11.86%) Windows 7
3 69 (7.37%) Windows XP
4 32 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (2.67%) Linux
6 22 (2.35%) UNIX
7 14 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (1.39%) Apple iOS
9 12 (1.28%) Android
10 8 (0.85%) Solaris
11 6 (0.64%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.32%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.21%) CentOS
13 2 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.11%) Debian
14 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (16.24%) Project Management
2 88 (9.40%) Document Management
3 86 (9.19%) ITIL
4 85 (9.08%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (8.23%) PRINCE2
6 69 (7.37%) Business Analysis
7 56 (5.98%) Scrum
8 50 (5.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 50 (5.34%) User Acceptance Testing
9 42 (4.49%) Risk Management
10 41 (4.38%) Migration
10 41 (4.38%) Data Modelling
10 41 (4.38%) Change Management
11 40 (4.27%) Asset Management
12 35 (3.74%) CRM
13 34 (3.63%) Continuous Improvement
14 29 (3.10%) Business Intelligence
14 29 (3.10%) Information Security
15 27 (2.88%) Data Analysis
16 26 (2.78%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 101 (10.79%) SQL
2 38 (4.06%) C#
3 31 (3.31%) JavaScript
4 26 (2.78%) Java
5 25 (2.67%) Python
6 17 (1.82%) T-SQL
7 11 (1.18%) C
7 11 (1.18%) PHP
8 8 (0.85%) Shell Script
9 7 (0.75%) C++
9 7 (0.75%) Objective-C
10 6 (0.64%) VB
11 5 (0.53%) VBA
12 4 (0.43%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.43%) VBScript
12 4 (0.43%) XQuery
12 4 (0.43%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.32%) Perl
13 3 (0.32%) Ruby
13 3 (0.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 90 (9.62%) Degree
2 26 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
4 22 (2.35%) PMI Certification
5 19 (2.03%) MOS
6 17 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 17 (1.82%) CISSP
7 15 (1.60%) SC Cleared
8 13 (1.39%) PMP
9 10 (1.07%) ISEB
10 8 (0.85%) CISM
11 7 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.64%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
13 5 (0.53%) CNA
13 5 (0.53%) Novell Certification
13 5 (0.53%) Network+ Certification
14 4 (0.43%) GIAC
14 4 (0.43%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.63%) QA
2 15 (1.60%) SLA
3 9 (0.96%) Dodd-Frank
4 8 (0.85%) FATCA
4 8 (0.85%) EMIR
5 5 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.21%) COBIT
7 2 (0.21%) MiFID
8 1 (0.11%) GMP
8 1 (0.11%) GxP
8 1 (0.11%) Basel II
8 1 (0.11%) GAAP
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.11%) Basel III
8 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.11%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.11%) P3O
8 1 (0.11%) AIFMD
System Software
1 97 (10.36%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.71%) XenDesktop
3 16 (1.71%) vSphere
4 3 (0.32%) UAG
4 3 (0.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 3 (0.32%) DFS Replication
4 3 (0.32%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.32%) XenApp
4 3 (0.32%) Terminal Server
4 3 (0.32%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.21%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.21%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.11%) XenServer
6 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.11%) Varnish
6 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 17 (1.82%) SCCM
2 10 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.53%) SCOM
3 5 (0.53%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.21%) Puppet
5 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.11%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.11%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.11%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 140 (14.96%) Microsoft
2 53 (5.66%) Citrix
3 36 (3.85%) VMware
4 34 (3.63%) SAP
5 33 (3.53%) HP
6 27 (2.88%) Oracle
7 21 (2.24%) Adobe
8 16 (1.71%) Interwoven
8 16 (1.71%) NetApp
9 13 (1.39%) Lotus
10 11 (1.18%) Business Objects
10 11 (1.18%) Symantec
11 8 (0.85%) Bloomberg
11 8 (0.85%) Cisco
11 8 (0.85%) EMC
12 7 (0.75%) IBM
12 7 (0.75%) Reuters
13 6 (0.64%) Open Text
13 6 (0.64%) SolarWinds
14 5 (0.53%) Sitecore
City, London
Harnham
Rate: £30000 - £40000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £325 - £425 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Picture More Ltd
Rate: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £20k - 24k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Netforte Consulting Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Good rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £170 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago