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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Law over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Law
Rank 58 108 -
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -
Contract jobs citing Law 92 30 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.16% 1.03% -
As % of the General category 6.89% 2.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
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
1335 1478 994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.89% 50.91% 38.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 757 517
Median daily rate £400 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 34 17
Median hourly rate £30.21 £16.85 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.31% +60.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Law as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +40 68 £375 - 3
Glasgow +27 24 £400 - 1
Law
UK

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Law also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Law.

1 127 (71.35%) Data Centre
2 116 (65.17%) Finance
3 61 (34.27%) Unix
4 58 (32.58%) Migration
5 49 (27.53%) Banking
6 45 (25.28%) Solaris
7 41 (23.03%) Veritas
8 36 (20.22%) Clustering
9 33 (18.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 33 (18.54%) Veritas File System
9 33 (18.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 27 (15.17%) Retail
10 27 (15.17%) Retail Banking
10 27 (15.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (11.80%) Software Testing
12 14 (7.87%) Linux
12 14 (7.87%) Windows
12 14 (7.87%) Oracle
13 12 (6.74%) Active Directory
14 11 (6.18%) Middleware
14 11 (6.18%) DevOps
14 11 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (5.62%) Intel Security
15 10 (5.62%) Microsoft
16 8 (4.49%) SOA
16 8 (4.49%) Mainframe
16 8 (4.49%) User Acceptance Testing
17 7 (3.93%) IBM
17 7 (3.93%) Operational Acceptance Testing
18 6 (3.37%) System Integration Testing

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.25%) Apache
1 4 (2.25%) IIS
1 4 (2.25%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.12%) CICS
2 2 (1.12%) Confluence
2 2 (1.12%) nginx
2 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (2.81%) MS Project
2 4 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.25%) MS Office
3 3 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.25%) FTP
1 4 (2.25%) IPsec
1 4 (2.25%) SAN
2 3 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (1.69%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (1.69%) Firewall
2 3 (1.69%) Network Security
2 3 (1.69%) VPN
3 2 (1.12%) DHCP
3 2 (1.12%) DNS
3 2 (1.12%) HTTP
3 2 (1.12%) SSL
3 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.12%) VLAN
4 1 (0.56%) 3G
4 1 (0.56%) ADSL
4 1 (0.56%) Broadband
4 1 (0.56%) LAN
4 1 (0.56%) MPLS
4 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.69%) Big Data
1 3 (1.69%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.12%) DB2
2 2 (1.12%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.56%) Data Mart
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.69%) JIRA
2 2 (1.12%) Hudson
2 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 116 (65.17%) Finance
2 49 (27.53%) Banking
3 27 (15.17%) Retail
3 27 (15.17%) Retail Banking
4 5 (2.81%) Legal
5 4 (2.25%) Billing
6 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (24.72%) Consultant
2 38 (21.35%) Analyst
3 19 (10.67%) Project Manager
3 19 (10.67%) Security Consultant
4 18 (10.11%) Solaris Consultant
4 18 (10.11%) Unix Consultant
5 17 (9.55%) Administrator
6 14 (7.87%) Security Engineer
7 13 (7.30%) IT Manager
8 12 (6.74%) IT Project Manager
9 11 (6.18%) Solaris Administrator
9 11 (6.18%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (5.62%) PMO Analyst
10 10 (5.62%) Unix Administrator
11 8 (4.49%) Architect
11 8 (4.49%) Change Analyst
12 7 (3.93%) Business Analyst
12 7 (3.93%) Financial Analyst
12 7 (3.93%) Solaris Systems Administrator
13 6 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.18%) Middleware
2 5 (2.81%) Web Services
3 2 (1.12%) ISPF
3 2 (1.12%) Servlets
4 1 (0.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 127 (71.35%) Data Centre
2 36 (20.22%) Clustering
3 11 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.49%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.25%) iSeries
5 4 (2.25%) Tandem
6 1 (0.56%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 61 (34.27%) Unix
2 45 (25.28%) Solaris
3 14 (7.87%) Linux
3 14 (7.87%) Windows
4 6 (3.37%) AIX
5 5 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.25%) zOS
7 2 (1.12%) HPUX
7 2 (1.12%) OpenVMS
7 2 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.12%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (32.58%) Migration
2 27 (15.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (11.80%) Software Testing
4 11 (6.18%) DevOps
5 8 (4.49%) SOA
5 8 (4.49%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (3.93%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 6 (3.37%) Regression Testing
7 6 (3.37%) Release Management
7 6 (3.37%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (2.81%) Identity Access Management
8 5 (2.81%) Project Management
8 5 (2.81%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.25%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (2.25%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (2.25%) Data Modelling
9 4 (2.25%) High Availability
9 4 (2.25%) Load Balancing
9 4 (2.25%) Use Case
10 3 (1.69%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.69%) PowerShell
1 3 (1.69%) SQL
2 2 (1.12%) Java
2 2 (1.12%) JCL
2 2 (1.12%) Perl
2 2 (1.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (1.12%) CCNA
1 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.56%) CISM
2 1 (0.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.81%) SLA
2 3 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.12%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (18.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 33 (18.54%) Veritas File System
1 33 (18.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 12 (6.74%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.81%) ClearTrust
3 5 (2.81%) RACF
3 5 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.69%) Docker
5 2 (1.12%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.12%) RHEV
5 2 (1.12%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (1.12%) Xen
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.56%) XenApp
6 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.81%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (2.25%) Ansible
2 4 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.12%) Puppet
3 2 (1.12%) SCOM
3 2 (1.12%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (23.03%) Veritas
2 14 (7.87%) Oracle
3 10 (5.62%) Intel Security
3 10 (5.62%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.93%) IBM
5 6 (3.37%) Cisco
5 6 (3.37%) Qualys
6 5 (2.81%) CA
6 5 (2.81%) EMC
6 5 (2.81%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.81%) VMware
7 4 (2.25%) F5
7 4 (2.25%) Forcepoint
7 4 (2.25%) Symantec
8 3 (1.69%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.12%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.12%) PlateSpin
9 2 (1.12%) Splunk
9 2 (1.12%) Veeam
10 1 (0.56%) ServiceNow