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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 105 126 110
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -16
Contract jobs citing Law 31 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.95% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the General category 1.70% 0.44% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
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£350 £425 £173
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +146.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 £310
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +53.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%
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
1826 1131 1060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 55.67% 41.29% 43.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 904 509 474
Average daily rate £388 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 13 33
Average hourly rate £30.50 £16.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.62% +52.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.50 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £88.13 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 August 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
Edinburgh +7 23 - - 3
Glasgow +5 4 £350 -17.64% 3
West Lothian -6 4 - -
North Lanarkshire - 4 - -
Fife - 4 - -
Renfrewshire - 4 - -
Law
UK

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 42 (77.78%) Data Centre
2 40 (74.07%) Finance
3 19 (35.19%) Migration
4 13 (24.07%) UNIX
5 12 (22.22%) Solaris
5 12 (22.22%) Veritas
5 12 (22.22%) Clustering
5 12 (22.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 12 (22.22%) Veritas File System
5 12 (22.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (14.81%) Java
6 8 (14.81%) Change Control
7 7 (12.96%) Banking
7 7 (12.96%) .NET
8 6 (11.11%) Oracle
8 6 (11.11%) Windows
8 6 (11.11%) Active Directory
9 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
9 5 (9.26%) Project Management
9 5 (9.26%) Change Management
10 4 (7.41%) Citrix
10 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
10 4 (7.41%) TOGAF
10 4 (7.41%) Degree
10 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.41%) Coaching
10 4 (7.41%) Capacity Management
11 3 (5.56%) ServiceNow
11 3 (5.56%) Time Management

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (5.56%) WorkSite
2 2 (3.70%) IIS
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) PowerExchange
3 1 (1.85%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Office
2 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) MPLS
2 1 (1.85%) DSLAM
2 1 (1.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) LAN
2 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.85%) PowerCenter
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MSI
1 1 (1.85%) InstallShield
General
1 40 (74.07%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Project Manager
2 11 (20.37%) Consultant
3 8 (14.81%) Technical Consultant
3 8 (14.81%) Programme Manager
4 7 (12.96%) Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Administrator
5 6 (11.11%) UNIX Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.41%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.41%) UNIX Administrator
7 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Development Project Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Network Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Service Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) .NET
2 2 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (1.85%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.85%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.85%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 42 (77.78%) Data Centre
2 12 (22.22%) Clustering
3 3 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) UNIX
2 12 (22.22%) Solaris
3 6 (11.11%) Windows
4 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) Migration
2 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (14.81%) Change Control
3 5 (9.26%) Project Management
3 5 (9.26%) Change Management
4 4 (7.41%) Capacity Management
4 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
4 4 (7.41%) Coaching
4 4 (7.41%) TOGAF
4 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.56%) Time Management
6 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.70%) ETL
7 1 (1.85%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.85%) Data Modelling
7 1 (1.85%) SOA
7 1 (1.85%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.85%) Financial Analysis
7 1 (1.85%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.85%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) Java
2 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.85%) CoffeeScript
3 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.85%) SQL
3 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.85%) VBScript
3 1 (1.85%) VB
3 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (22.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 12 (22.22%) Veritas File System
1 12 (22.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) MIIS
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Veritas
2 6 (11.11%) Oracle
3 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.41%) Citrix
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco
5 3 (5.56%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.85%) Teradata
6 1 (1.85%) F5
6 1 (1.85%) Avaya
6 1 (1.85%) Informatica