The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Law over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 92 124 -
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -
Contract jobs citing Law 36 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.20% 0.11% -
As % of the General category 2.45% 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £208 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.04% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.68 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+31.36% +6.45%
Law
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

General Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1468 998 1031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 48.92% 37.86% 42.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 766 498 514
Average daily rate £395 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 14 15
Average hourly rate £20.69 £11.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.09% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.35 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.70 £25.00 £34.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Law across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Law Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Law
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Law across the Scotland region.

Law Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Law
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Law across the Scotland region.

Law Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Law
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 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
West Lothian - 18 - -
Edinburgh +17 15 - - 1
Fife - 13 - -
Renfrewshire - 13 - -
North Lanarkshire - 13 - -
Glasgow - 3 - - 3
Law
UK

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Law 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 Law.

1 32 (80.00%) Finance
2 10 (25.00%) Oracle
3 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (17.50%) Windows
3 7 (17.50%) Project Management
4 6 (15.00%) Citrix
5 5 (12.50%) Cisco
5 5 (12.50%) Java
5 5 (12.50%) .NET
5 5 (12.50%) Change Control
6 4 (10.00%) Capacity Management
6 4 (10.00%) ServiceNow
6 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 4 (10.00%) Degree
6 4 (10.00%) Legal
6 4 (10.00%) Change Management
6 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (10.00%) Avaya
7 3 (7.50%) Blackberry
7 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
7 3 (7.50%) MS Office
7 3 (7.50%) Migration
7 3 (7.50%) Service Management
7 3 (7.50%) Banking
7 3 (7.50%) TOGAF
7 3 (7.50%) WorkSite
7 3 (7.50%) Time Management
7 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.50%) Coaching

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Law 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 Law. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.50%) WorkSite
3 2 (5.00%) Lync
3 2 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Intranet
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) SAN
2 1 (2.50%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) NetScaler
General
1 32 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Legal
3 3 (7.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 11 (27.50%) Programme Manager
3 8 (20.00%) Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Data Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Voice Project Manager
5 4 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Service Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Development Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Development Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Web Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Service Management Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
2 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (17.50%) Project Management
2 5 (12.50%) Change Control
3 4 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (10.00%) Change Management
4 3 (7.50%) Migration
4 3 (7.50%) Service Management
4 3 (7.50%) TOGAF
4 3 (7.50%) Time Management
4 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (7.50%) Coaching
5 2 (5.00%) Financial Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.50%) ITSM
6 1 (2.50%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.50%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.50%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) CISSP
2 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
1 1 (2.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) MetaFrame
2 1 (2.50%) XenApp
2 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle
2 6 (15.00%) Citrix
3 5 (12.50%) Cisco
4 4 (10.00%) ServiceNow
4 4 (10.00%) Avaya
5 2 (5.00%) EMC
6 1 (2.50%) Symantec
6 1 (2.50%) Sophos
6 1 (2.50%) IBM
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.50%) FrontRange
6 1 (2.50%) F5
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 6 days ago