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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 117 108 109
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing Law 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the General category 0.32% 0.45% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate
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- £358 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +35.48%
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
1233 889 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.01% 39.72% 39.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 429 412
Average daily rate £400 £396 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 15
Average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £6.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £32.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 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 -4 2 - - 1
West Lothian - 2 - -
Dundee - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Law
UK

Law
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Change Control
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Legal
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (16.67%) CA
4 2 (16.67%) Intranet
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (16.67%) Broadband
4 2 (16.67%) SLA
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (8.33%) SAN
5 1 (8.33%) MPLS
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Intranet
1 2 (16.67%) Broadband
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) MPLS
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Legal
3 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Management Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Procurement Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Change Control
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) CA
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle