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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 100 116 110
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Contract jobs citing Law 29 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.97% 0.20% 0.094%
As % of the General category 2.10% 0.52% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £208 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -60.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.72% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +20.96%
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
1380 954 883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.05% 38.08% 41.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 456 453
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £502 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 10 11
Average hourly rate £20.69 £19.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.10% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £26.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+3.06% -20.00%

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 31 March 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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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
Edinburgh +1 14 - - 2
West Lothian - 14 - -
Glasgow - 1 - - 5
Dundee - - - -
Law
UK

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 27 (81.82%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle
3 7 (21.21%) Project Management
3 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (15.15%) Windows
4 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
5 4 (12.12%) Cisco
5 4 (12.12%) Citrix
5 4 (12.12%) Avaya
6 3 (9.09%) Intranet
6 3 (9.09%) ITIL
6 3 (9.09%) Banking
6 3 (9.09%) Migration
6 3 (9.09%) Service Management
6 3 (9.09%) Change Management
6 3 (9.09%) Change Control
6 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.09%) Capacity Management
7 2 (6.06%) ServiceNow
7 2 (6.06%) Degree
7 2 (6.06%) Lync
7 2 (6.06%) Legal
7 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
7 2 (6.06%) EMC
7 2 (6.06%) IIS
7 2 (6.06%) SLA
7 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (3.03%) SAN
8 1 (3.03%) Internet

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) IIS
2 2 (6.06%) Lync
3 1 (3.03%) WorkSite
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Intranet
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) MPLS
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) SAN
General
1 27 (81.82%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Project Manager
2 8 (24.24%) Programme Manager
3 5 (15.15%) Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Data Manager
3 5 (15.15%) Voice Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Management Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Service Management Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Training Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix Support
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) MI Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.03%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Project Management
1 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (9.09%) Service Management
2 3 (9.09%) Change Management
2 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 3 (9.09%) ITIL
2 3 (9.09%) Change Control
2 3 (9.09%) Capacity Management
2 3 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.03%) Test Strategy
4 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.03%) Time Management
4 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.03%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (3.03%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (3.03%) ITSM
4 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) MetaFrame
2 1 (3.03%) XenApp
2 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco
2 4 (12.12%) Citrix
2 4 (12.12%) Avaya
3 2 (6.06%) EMC
3 2 (6.06%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.03%) Symantec
4 1 (3.03%) Sophos
4 1 (3.03%) FrontRange
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Business Objects