The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Law over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Law
UK
Rank 258 226 291
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +65
Contract jobs citing Law 382 536 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 1.03% 0.72%
As % of the General category 2.31% 2.68% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 324 235
Median daily rate £425 £400 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £395 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.96% -7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 17
Median hourly rate £14.12 £16.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.73% +1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.62 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.61 £23.50 £20.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.73 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-10.72% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
16541 20005 20243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.12% 38.59% 38.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10833 12881 12796
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 514 440
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £21.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +39.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £44.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-23.66% +45.55%

Law
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Law as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Law Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Law
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Law within the UK.

Law Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Law
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Law within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Law Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Law
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Law within the UK.

Law Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Law
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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
England -21 325 £411 +2.68% 315
London -50 229 £425 +6.25% 259
City of London -2 45 £338 -18.18% 54
Scotland -5 44 - - 1
South East +34 37 £450 +28.57% 12
Edinburgh -12 27 - -
Yorkshire +12 18 £375 -3.22% 4
Glasgow +9 17 - -
West Yorkshire +4 17 £375 -3.22% 2
Leeds +5 16 £363 -14.70% 2
Surrey +23 12 £450 +28.57% 3
North West +27 11 £340 -15.00% 15
Hampshire +16 11 - - 7
East of England +8 11 £400 -23.80% 2
Berkshire +21 10 £300 -28.57% 1
Manchester +14 9 £333 +10.83% 15
South West +10 9 £410 +31.20% 4
County Antrim - 9 £450 - 1
Belfast - 9 £450 - 1
Northern Ireland - 9 £450 - 1
West Midlands +4 7 £350 -9.67% 4
Basingstoke +11 6 - -
Bristol +15 5 £338 -20.58% 3
Guildford - 5 £450 - 1
Birmingham -7 4 £350 +25.00% 1
Essex -7 4 £443 -
Staines - 4 £400 -
Gloucestershire +3 3 £575 +105.35% 1
Hertfordshire -3 3 - -
Chelmsford - 3 £443 -

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 with a requirement for Law.

1 285 (36.35%) Finance
2 250 (31.89%) Legal
3 187 (23.85%) Windows
4 179 (22.83%) Data Centre
5 138 (17.60%) Microsoft
6 111 (14.16%) MS Office
7 106 (13.52%) Agile Software Development
8 98 (12.50%) SQL
9 88 (11.22%) Active Directory
9 88 (11.22%) Project Management
10 87 (11.10%) ITIL
11 80 (10.20%) MS Excel
11 80 (10.20%) Security Cleared
12 78 (9.95%) Linux
13 75 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
14 74 (9.44%) SC Cleared
15 61 (7.78%) Unix
15 61 (7.78%) Banking
16 59 (7.53%) Cisco
17 56 (7.14%) VMware
18 55 (7.02%) Windows 7
19 54 (6.89%) Java
20 53 (6.76%) Change Management
21 51 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
22 49 (6.25%) Degree
22 49 (6.25%) PRINCE2
23 45 (5.74%) Practice Management
24 44 (5.61%) Migration
25 43 (5.48%) Windows Server
26 39 (4.97%) Blackberry

Law
Top Related IT Skills 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 28 (3.57%) Skype for Business
2 26 (3.32%) MS Exchange
3 21 (2.68%) SharePoint
4 19 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (1.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (1.53%) WebSphere
7 11 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (1.02%) IIS
9 5 (0.64%) Apache
9 5 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.51%) CMS
10 4 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.51%) JBoss
10 4 (0.51%) K2 blackpearl
10 4 (0.51%) Mule
10 4 (0.51%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.38%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.26%) DataSynapse
12 2 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 111 (14.16%) MS Office
2 80 (10.20%) MS Excel
3 30 (3.83%) MS Project
4 26 (3.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (1.79%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.64%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.51%) Visualfiles
4 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.79%) Office 365
3 12 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.38%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.26%) Slack
8 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.13%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.13%) Sumo Logic
8 1 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.32%) SAN
2 25 (3.19%) DNS
3 24 (3.06%) Network Security
4 23 (2.93%) Firewall
5 20 (2.55%) Skype
6 19 (2.42%) Internet
7 18 (2.30%) TCP/IP
7 18 (2.30%) Unified Communications
8 15 (1.91%) BIG-IP
9 11 (1.40%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 11 (1.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 11 (1.40%) HTTP
10 10 (1.28%) DHCP
10 10 (1.28%) Extranet
11 8 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (1.02%) FTP
11 8 (1.02%) HTTPS
11 8 (1.02%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.83%) Relational Database
3 21 (2.68%) RDBMS
4 16 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (0.77%) Big Data
10 6 (0.77%) DB2
10 6 (0.77%) Power BI
11 5 (0.64%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.51%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.38%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.38%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (2.68%) JIRA
2 16 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 15 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (1.28%) Rational Application Developer
5 7 (0.89%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.89%) Maven
6 6 (0.77%) Subversion
7 3 (0.38%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.26%) AnthillPro
8 2 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.26%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.26%) Gradle
8 2 (0.26%) Hudson
8 2 (0.26%) JUnit
8 2 (0.26%) Mockito
8 2 (0.26%) Selenium
8 2 (0.26%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.26%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.26%) WinDbg
General
1 285 (36.35%) Finance
2 250 (31.89%) Legal
3 61 (7.78%) Banking
4 25 (3.19%) Retail
5 24 (3.06%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.66%) Retail Banking
7 12 (1.53%) Marketing
8 9 (1.15%) Billing
9 6 (0.77%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.51%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.38%) Advertising
11 3 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.38%) Electronics
11 3 (0.38%) Front Office
11 3 (0.38%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.13%) Back Office
13 1 (0.13%) Games
13 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 187 (23.85%) Analyst
2 80 (10.20%) Project Manager
3 76 (9.69%) Developer
4 67 (8.55%) Consultant
5 52 (6.63%) Architect
6 43 (5.48%) Service Analyst
7 42 (5.36%) Trainer
8 39 (4.97%) Service Desk Analyst
9 38 (4.85%) Security Consultant
10 33 (4.21%) Business Analyst
11 31 (3.95%) Administrator
12 30 (3.83%) Support Analyst
13 27 (3.44%) Commercial Manager
14 26 (3.32%) Help Desk Analyst
15 25 (3.19%) Legal Analyst
16 24 (3.06%) IT Trainer
17 23 (2.93%) Help Desk Support
17 23 (2.93%) Help Desk Support Analyst
18 22 (2.81%) Java Developer
18 22 (2.81%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (3.57%) XML
2 24 (3.06%) HTML
3 22 (2.81%) .NET
4 21 (2.68%) CSS
5 17 (2.17%) Spring
6 15 (1.91%) JSON
6 15 (1.91%) SOAP
7 13 (1.66%) J2EE
8 12 (1.53%) JSP
9 11 (1.40%) JavaBeans
9 11 (1.40%) REST
9 11 (1.40%) RSS
9 11 (1.40%) Struts
9 11 (1.40%) XSLT
10 9 (1.15%) Spring Boot
11 8 (1.02%) ASP.NET
11 8 (1.02%) MDX
11 8 (1.02%) PostGIS
11 8 (1.02%) Web Services
11 8 (1.02%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 179 (22.83%) Data Centre
2 51 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (4.97%) Blackberry
4 32 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 24 (3.06%) e-Learning
6 21 (2.68%) Mainframe
7 19 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
8 15 (1.91%) IBM Mainframe
9 13 (1.66%) iPad
10 12 (1.53%) EMC VMAX
10 12 (1.53%) EMC VNX
10 12 (1.53%) iPhone
11 11 (1.40%) Smartphone
11 11 (1.40%) Web 2.0
12 10 (1.28%) NHS
13 9 (1.15%) Computer Science
13 9 (1.15%) Replication
14 8 (1.02%) Clustering
14 8 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (1.02%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 187 (23.85%) Windows
2 78 (9.95%) Linux
3 61 (7.78%) Unix
4 55 (7.02%) Windows 7
5 43 (5.48%) Windows Server
6 28 (3.57%) Windows 10
7 27 (3.44%) AIX
7 27 (3.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (2.04%) Solaris
10 15 (1.91%) Windows 8
11 14 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (1.53%) Ubuntu
13 11 (1.40%) Android
13 11 (1.40%) CentOS
14 7 (0.89%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.77%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.51%) OpenVMS
16 4 (0.51%) Tru64
16 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (13.52%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (11.22%) Project Management
3 87 (11.10%) ITIL
4 75 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 53 (6.76%) Change Management
6 49 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 45 (5.74%) Practice Management
8 44 (5.61%) Migration
9 34 (4.34%) Document Management
9 34 (4.34%) Service Management
9 34 (4.34%) Waterfall
10 33 (4.21%) Software Testing
11 31 (3.95%) Service Delivery
12 30 (3.83%) Risk Management
13 27 (3.44%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (3.44%) Information Management
14 25 (3.19%) CRM
14 25 (3.19%) User Acceptance Testing
15 24 (3.06%) Coaching
15 24 (3.06%) OO
Programming Languages
1 98 (12.50%) SQL
2 54 (6.89%) Java
3 35 (4.46%) JavaScript
4 34 (4.34%) Python
5 27 (3.44%) C
6 24 (3.06%) PHP
7 20 (2.55%) C#
7 20 (2.55%) Shell Script
8 16 (2.04%) Perl
9 11 (1.40%) PowerShell
10 9 (1.15%) T-SQL
11 8 (1.02%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.02%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 6 (0.77%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.64%) JCL
14 4 (0.51%) C++
14 4 (0.51%) ES6
15 3 (0.38%) Scala
15 3 (0.38%) VBA
16 1 (0.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 80 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 74 (9.44%) SC Cleared
3 49 (6.25%) Degree
4 19 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (1.15%) MOS
6 7 (0.89%) CIPD
6 7 (0.89%) PMI Certification
6 7 (0.89%) PMP
7 6 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.51%) CCIE
9 4 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.51%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.51%) MCSE
10 3 (0.38%) CEH
10 3 (0.38%) CISSP
10 3 (0.38%) ISEB
10 3 (0.38%) MBA
11 2 (0.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.81%) SLA
2 12 (1.53%) QA
3 9 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.77%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.64%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.38%) GDPR
8 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.26%) PMBOK
System Software
1 88 (11.22%) Active Directory
2 39 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.28%) Docker
4 9 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (1.15%) XenApp
5 6 (0.77%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.64%) RHEV
6 5 (0.64%) Time Sharing Option
6 5 (0.64%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.51%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.51%) RACF
8 2 (0.26%) KVM
8 2 (0.26%) LXC
8 2 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.13%) Firmware
9 1 (0.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 24 (3.06%) SCCM
2 19 (2.42%) Tivoli
3 15 (1.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 11 (1.40%) Oracle Identity Management
4 11 (1.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 10 (1.28%) Puppet
5 10 (1.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 9 (1.15%) WSUS
7 8 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
7 8 (1.02%) SCOM
8 5 (0.64%) Control-M
8 5 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.64%) Terraform
9 4 (0.51%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.51%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 4 (0.51%) NetVault Backup
9 4 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.38%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 138 (17.60%) Microsoft
2 59 (7.53%) Cisco
3 56 (7.14%) VMware
4 35 (4.46%) Citrix
5 33 (4.21%) Oracle
6 29 (3.70%) IBM
7 26 (3.32%) Red Hat
8 22 (2.81%) NetApp
9 21 (2.68%) iManage
10 18 (2.30%) EMC
10 18 (2.30%) F5
11 17 (2.17%) Symantec
12 16 (2.04%) NetIQ
13 14 (1.79%) SAP
14 13 (1.66%) CheckPoint
15 12 (1.53%) HP
15 12 (1.53%) Intel Security
16 10 (1.28%) CyberArk
17 9 (1.15%) Dell
17 9 (1.15%) ServiceNow
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: Market related
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Rate: £170 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £1 per day + Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Rate: £430.00 - £530.00 per day + n/a
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: Up to £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Contingency Team
Posted: 6 days ago
London
First Point
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Whiteley, Hampshire, UK
Leidos
Posted: 15 days ago
Alloa, Clackmannanshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Contingency Team
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
JCW Search Ltd
Rate: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £40000 - £44000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago