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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Law
Rank 57 122 107
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -15
Contract jobs citing Law 79 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.10% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the General category 6.88% 0.48% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 6
Average daily rate £400 - £225
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 - £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 - £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -21.42%
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
1149 1246 930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.09% 45.86% 39.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 658 445
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% +48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Law across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Law Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +42 61 £400 -
Glasgow - 12 £300 -
North Lanarkshire +2 3 £125 -
Stirling - 2 - -
Fife 0 1 - -
West Lothian -1 1 - -
Renfrewshire -7 1 - -
South Ayrshire - 1 - -
Law
UK

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 68 (67.33%) Data Centre
2 59 (58.42%) Finance
3 30 (29.70%) Migration
4 27 (26.73%) Unix
5 20 (19.80%) Banking
6 16 (15.84%) Clustering
6 16 (15.84%) Solaris
6 16 (15.84%) Veritas
7 14 (13.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (13.86%) Retail
7 14 (13.86%) Retail Banking
7 14 (13.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 14 (13.86%) Veritas File System
7 14 (13.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 11 (10.89%) Middleware
9 9 (8.91%) Microsoft
9 9 (8.91%) Linux
9 9 (8.91%) Windows
10 8 (7.92%) SOA
10 8 (7.92%) Active Directory
11 6 (5.94%) Regression Testing
11 6 (5.94%) Cisco
11 6 (5.94%) IBM
11 6 (5.94%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 6 (5.94%) System Integration Testing
11 6 (5.94%) DevOps
11 6 (5.94%) Release Management
11 6 (5.94%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (4.95%) ClearTrust
12 5 (4.95%) VPN

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (3.96%) Apache
1 4 (3.96%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (1.98%) CICS
2 2 (1.98%) Confluence
2 2 (1.98%) IIS
2 2 (1.98%) nginx
2 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.99%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.97%) MS Office
2 3 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.95%) Firewall
1 5 (4.95%) VPN
2 4 (3.96%) IPsec
3 3 (2.97%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.98%) 3G
4 2 (1.98%) ADSL
4 2 (1.98%) Broadband
4 2 (1.98%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.98%) DHCP
4 2 (1.98%) DNS
4 2 (1.98%) FTP
4 2 (1.98%) HTTP
4 2 (1.98%) MPLS
4 2 (1.98%) SSL
4 2 (1.98%) VLAN
5 1 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.99%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (0.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.99%) SNMP
5 1 (0.99%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.97%) Big Data
1 3 (2.97%) DB2
1 3 (2.97%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.96%) JIRA
General
1 59 (58.42%) Finance
2 20 (19.80%) Banking
3 14 (13.86%) Retail
3 14 (13.86%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (23.76%) Consultant
2 15 (14.85%) Project Manager
3 13 (12.87%) Analyst
4 11 (10.89%) Infrastructure Manager
5 8 (7.92%) Administrator
5 8 (7.92%) IT Manager
5 8 (7.92%) Solaris Consultant
5 8 (7.92%) Unix Consultant
6 7 (6.93%) IT Project Manager
6 7 (6.93%) Security Consultant
6 7 (6.93%) Solaris Administrator
6 7 (6.93%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (6.93%) Unix Administrator
7 6 (5.94%) Environment Manager
7 6 (5.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 6 (5.94%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.94%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.95%) Architect
8 5 (4.95%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (4.95%) Financial Services Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.89%) Middleware
2 5 (4.95%) Web Services
3 2 (1.98%) jQuery
3 2 (1.98%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (1.98%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 68 (67.33%) Data Centre
2 16 (15.84%) Clustering
3 3 (2.97%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.97%) PKI
3 3 (2.97%) Replication
4 2 (1.98%) iSeries
4 2 (1.98%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.98%) Tandem
5 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.99%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.99%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (26.73%) Unix
2 16 (15.84%) Solaris
3 9 (8.91%) Linux
3 9 (8.91%) Windows
4 4 (3.96%) zOS
5 2 (1.98%) AIX
5 2 (1.98%) OpenVMS
5 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.98%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.98%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.70%) Migration
2 14 (13.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (7.92%) SOA
4 6 (5.94%) DevOps
4 6 (5.94%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 6 (5.94%) Regression Testing
4 6 (5.94%) Release Management
4 6 (5.94%) System Integration Testing
4 6 (5.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (3.96%) High Availability
5 4 (3.96%) PRINCE2
5 4 (3.96%) Service Delivery
5 4 (3.96%) Software Testing
6 3 (2.97%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (2.97%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (2.97%) Project Management
6 3 (2.97%) Use Case
7 2 (1.98%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (1.98%) Kanban
7 2 (1.98%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.96%) Java
2 2 (1.98%) CoffeeScript
2 2 (1.98%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.98%) Ruby
2 2 (1.98%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.98%) CCNA
1 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.99%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) SLA
2 3 (2.97%) QA
3 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (13.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 14 (13.86%) Veritas File System
1 14 (13.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 8 (7.92%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.95%) ClearTrust
4 4 (3.96%) Docker
5 3 (2.97%) RACF
6 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.98%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (15.84%) Veritas
2 9 (8.91%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.94%) Cisco
3 6 (5.94%) IBM
4 5 (4.95%) Oracle
5 3 (2.97%) CA
5 3 (2.97%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.98%) Adobe
6 2 (1.98%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.98%) F5
6 2 (1.98%) iManage
6 2 (1.98%) Informatica
6 2 (1.98%) Intel Security
6 2 (1.98%) Pega
6 2 (1.98%) Qualys
6 2 (1.98%) Splunk
6 2 (1.98%) VMware
7 1 (0.99%) BMC
7 1 (0.99%) IronPort
7 1 (0.99%) SolarWinds