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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Law
Rank 46 109 125
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +16
Contract jobs citing Law 86 31 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.84% 0.94% 0.18%
As % of the General category 8.82% 1.70% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 2
Median daily rate £425 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.78%
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
975 1826 1131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 43.57% 55.65% 41.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 904 509
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 13
Median hourly rate £15.25 £30.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +90.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.88 £12.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £88.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.83 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-22.57% +14.80%

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
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 31 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 August 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 +42 65 £425 -
Glasgow +30 20 £400 +14.28% 1
Stirling - 1 - -
Law
UK

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 136 (71.96%) Finance
2 127 (67.20%) Data Centre
3 67 (35.45%) Banking
4 44 (23.28%) Unix
5 35 (18.52%) Migration
6 34 (17.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (15.34%) Solaris
7 29 (15.34%) Retail
8 27 (14.29%) Retail Banking
9 26 (13.76%) Software Testing
10 24 (12.70%) Clustering
11 23 (12.17%) Veritas
12 20 (10.58%) Windows
13 19 (10.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 19 (10.05%) Veritas File System
13 19 (10.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 16 (8.47%) Linux
14 16 (8.47%) Supplier Management
15 15 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (7.41%) Qualys
17 13 (6.88%) Cisco
18 12 (6.35%) MS Project
18 12 (6.35%) Service Management
19 11 (5.82%) ITIL
19 11 (5.82%) Intel Security
19 11 (5.82%) Billing
20 10 (5.29%) EMC
20 10 (5.29%) Oracle
20 10 (5.29%) Service Delivery
21 9 (4.76%) Microsoft

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 6 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.06%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.06%) IIS
2 2 (1.06%) JBoss
2 2 (1.06%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.06%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.53%) IBM Domino
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (6.35%) MS Project
2 8 (4.23%) MS Office
3 3 (1.59%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.59%) Open Workbench
3 3 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.59%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.70%) WAN
2 6 (3.17%) FTP
2 6 (3.17%) LAN
3 5 (2.65%) Firewall
3 5 (2.65%) Internet
3 5 (2.65%) SAN
4 4 (2.12%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.59%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (1.59%) Network Security
5 3 (1.59%) VLAN
6 2 (1.06%) BGP
6 2 (1.06%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (1.06%) DNS
6 2 (1.06%) MPLS
6 2 (1.06%) MRTG
6 2 (1.06%) OSPF
6 2 (1.06%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (1.06%) WAAS
6 2 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.59%) DB2
2 3 (1.59%) DB2 UDB
2 3 (1.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.06%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.06%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.53%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.06%) GitLab
1 2 (1.06%) Hudson
1 2 (1.06%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.53%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.53%) SilkTest
General
1 136 (71.96%) Finance
2 67 (35.45%) Banking
3 29 (15.34%) Retail
4 27 (14.29%) Retail Banking
5 11 (5.82%) Billing
6 7 (3.70%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.17%) Legal
8 2 (1.06%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 61 (32.28%) Analyst
2 44 (23.28%) Consultant
3 28 (14.81%) Security Consultant
4 25 (13.23%) Security Engineer
5 18 (9.52%) Project Manager
6 15 (7.94%) Financial Analyst
6 15 (7.94%) PMO Analyst
7 14 (7.41%) Administrator
7 14 (7.41%) Business Analyst
7 14 (7.41%) Change Analyst
8 11 (5.82%) Unix Consultant
9 10 (5.29%) Developer
10 9 (4.76%) Banking Analyst
11 8 (4.23%) Service Analyst
11 8 (4.23%) Solaris Consultant
12 7 (3.70%) Architect
12 7 (3.70%) Project Analyst
12 7 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
12 7 (3.70%) Telephony Analyst
13 6 (3.17%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.17%) ISPF
2 2 (1.06%) J2EE
2 2 (1.06%) Node.js
3 1 (0.53%) COM
3 1 (0.53%) React
3 1 (0.53%) Web Services
3 1 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 127 (67.20%) Data Centre
2 24 (12.70%) Clustering
3 15 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.23%) Mainframe
5 6 (3.17%) iSeries
5 6 (3.17%) Tandem
6 2 (1.06%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.53%) CMDB
7 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.53%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (23.28%) Unix
2 29 (15.34%) Solaris
3 20 (10.58%) Windows
4 16 (8.47%) Linux
5 7 (3.70%) AIX
6 5 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.59%) HPUX
8 3 (1.59%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.06%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.06%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.53%) i5/OS
10 1 (0.53%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (18.52%) Migration
2 34 (17.99%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (13.76%) Software Testing
4 16 (8.47%) Supplier Management
5 12 (6.35%) Service Management
6 11 (5.82%) ITIL
7 10 (5.29%) Service Delivery
8 9 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (3.70%) DevOps
10 6 (3.17%) Data Loss Prevention
10 6 (3.17%) ETL
11 5 (2.65%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (2.65%) Data Modelling
11 5 (2.65%) Demand Management
11 5 (2.65%) PRINCE2
12 4 (2.12%) Data Architecture
12 4 (2.12%) Data Mapping
12 4 (2.12%) Dimensional Modelling
12 4 (2.12%) Problem Management
12 4 (2.12%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.17%) JCL
1 6 (3.17%) SQL
2 5 (2.65%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.12%) Java
3 4 (2.12%) Ruby
4 2 (1.06%) ES6
4 2 (1.06%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.06%) Perl
4 2 (1.06%) PHP
4 2 (1.06%) Python
4 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) CISM
3 1 (0.53%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.53%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (10.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 19 (10.05%) Veritas File System
1 19 (10.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 7 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (3.17%) Time Sharing Option
4 4 (2.12%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.59%) XenApp
5 3 (1.59%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.06%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.06%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 6 (3.17%) Ansible
2 4 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.12%) SCOM
3 3 (1.59%) SCCM
4 2 (1.06%) Capistrano
4 2 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (1.06%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.06%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.06%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 23 (12.17%) Veritas
2 14 (7.41%) Qualys
3 13 (6.88%) Cisco
4 11 (5.82%) Intel Security
5 10 (5.29%) EMC
5 10 (5.29%) Oracle
6 9 (4.76%) Microsoft
7 8 (4.23%) IBM
7 8 (4.23%) Symantec
8 6 (3.17%) Citrix
8 6 (3.17%) Forcepoint
9 5 (2.65%) CheckPoint
9 5 (2.65%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.65%) VMware
10 4 (2.12%) Planview
11 3 (1.59%) F5
11 3 (1.59%) Niku
12 2 (1.06%) NetIQ
12 2 (1.06%) PlateSpin
12 2 (1.06%) Veeam