The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Law over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 215 320 294
Rank change year-on-year
+105 -26
Contract jobs citing Law 616 336 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.05% 0.60% 0.62%
As % of the General category 2.61% 1.56% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 170 188
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £548 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 £310
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +53.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 24
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £21.85 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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
23567 21477 22431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.24% 38.62% 42.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14997 13175 13869
Average daily rate £433 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.70% -5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 646 527 595
Average hourly rate £23.75 £21.15 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.29% -3.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.00 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

Law
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Law within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Law within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Law Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Law
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
England +94 583 £400 - 181
London +93 458 £400 - 116
City of London +10 77 £410 +26.15% 36
South East -6 38 £413 -17.50% 20
Scotland +21 31 £350 -17.64% 6
North West -10 25 £400 -46.66% 10
Edinburgh +7 23 - - 3
West Yorkshire -13 20 £325 -50.00% 7
Yorkshire -25 20 £325 -42.85% 8
West Midlands +7 19 £425 +8.97% 11
Leeds -19 18 £413 -36.53% 7
East of England -4 14 £389 -15.48% 3
Berkshire +1 13 £500 +11.11% 1
Essex -5 13 £400 -17.94% 1
Birmingham +7 11 £375 -3.84% 9
Colchester +2 11 £400 -15.34%
Manchester - 11 £413 - 8
Kent - 8 £313 -
West Sussex - 8 £525 - 1
Gatwick - 6 £538 - 1
Halifax - 6 - -
Reading -4 5 - -
Hampshire -8 5 £238 -63.46% 10
South West -10 5 £400 +28.00% 8
Glasgow +5 4 £350 -17.64% 3
Bristol -4 4 £375 +20.00% 3
Livingston -5 4 - -
West Lothian -6 4 - -
North Lanarkshire - 4 - -
Motherwell - 4 - -

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 383 (35.93%) Finance
2 351 (32.93%) Legal
3 276 (25.89%) Windows
4 228 (21.39%) Microsoft
5 161 (15.10%) MS Excel
6 155 (14.54%) Data Centre
7 151 (14.17%) Windows 7
7 151 (14.17%) MS Office
8 136 (12.76%) Active Directory
9 131 (12.29%) Project Management
10 125 (11.73%) ITIL
11 119 (11.16%) Agile Software Development
12 113 (10.60%) PRINCE2
13 111 (10.41%) Banking
13 111 (10.41%) Migration
14 108 (10.13%) Citrix
15 105 (9.85%) SQL
16 86 (8.07%) .NET
17 82 (7.69%) SQL Server
18 77 (7.22%) Degree
19 75 (7.04%) Blackberry
20 70 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
21 67 (6.29%) Document Management
22 59 (5.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 58 (5.44%) Business Analysis
23 58 (5.44%) Windows XP
24 57 (5.35%) WorkSite
24 57 (5.35%) Windows Server 2008
25 56 (5.25%) Security Cleared
26 55 (5.16%) Practice Management

Law
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 57 (5.35%) WorkSite
2 37 (3.47%) Lync
3 34 (3.19%) SharePoint
4 31 (2.91%) IIS
5 30 (2.81%) MS Exchange
6 24 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 21 (1.97%) CMS
8 18 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.75%) Node.js
12 6 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.47%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (0.38%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.28%) Lotus Domino
15 3 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.19%) SAS
16 2 (0.19%) Apache
16 2 (0.19%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 161 (15.10%) MS Excel
2 151 (14.17%) MS Office
3 40 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 38 (3.56%) MS Project
5 33 (3.10%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.094%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.094%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 16 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.28%) Cognos Planning
4 3 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.19%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.19%) Unica
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.19%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.094%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.094%) Agresso
6 1 (0.094%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.66%) Office 365
2 7 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.47%) Mimecast
3 5 (0.47%) SaaS
4 1 (0.094%) PaaS
4 1 (0.094%) Heroku
4 1 (0.094%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.094%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.28%) VPN
2 27 (2.53%) Intranet
3 23 (2.16%) Internet
4 20 (1.88%) DNS
5 17 (1.59%) Skype
6 15 (1.41%) Extranet
6 15 (1.41%) SAN
7 14 (1.31%) WAN
7 14 (1.31%) DHCP
8 12 (1.13%) LAN
8 12 (1.13%) Firewall
8 12 (1.13%) TCP/IP
9 9 (0.84%) VoIP
10 8 (0.75%) MPLS
10 8 (0.75%) Wireless
11 5 (0.47%) NAS
12 4 (0.38%) WebEx
13 3 (0.28%) NetScaler
13 3 (0.28%) Network Security
13 3 (0.28%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 59 (5.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 43 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (3.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 22 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (1.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 18 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.38%) Spotfire
10 4 (0.38%) QlikView
10 4 (0.38%) DB2
10 4 (0.38%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.28%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.28%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.28%) Big Data
11 3 (0.28%) OLAP
11 3 (0.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 12 (1.13%) Visual Studio
2 10 (0.94%) InstallShield
3 9 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (0.75%) MSI
5 5 (0.47%) NUnit
6 4 (0.38%) MSBuild
7 3 (0.28%) JIRA
8 2 (0.19%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.19%) Mocha
8 2 (0.19%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.19%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.094%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.094%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.094%) CocoaPods
9 1 (0.094%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 1 (0.094%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.094%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.094%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.094%) Rational Rose
9 1 (0.094%) Eclipse
General
1 383 (35.93%) Finance
2 351 (32.93%) Legal
3 111 (10.41%) Banking
4 40 (3.75%) Retail
4 40 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 26 (2.44%) Billing
6 18 (1.69%) Marketing
7 10 (0.94%) Investment Banking
8 8 (0.75%) Retail Banking
9 7 (0.66%) Back Office
10 6 (0.56%) German Language
11 5 (0.47%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.28%) Advertising
13 2 (0.19%) Front Office
13 2 (0.19%) Local Government
13 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.19%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.19%) French Language
14 1 (0.094%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 288 (27.02%) Analyst
2 131 (12.29%) Project Manager
3 91 (8.54%) Developer
4 89 (8.35%) Business Analyst
4 89 (8.35%) Service Analyst
5 87 (8.16%) Service Desk Analyst
6 64 (6.00%) Support Analyst
7 42 (3.94%) Trainer
7 42 (3.94%) Architect
8 41 (3.85%) Consultant
9 38 (3.56%) IT Trainer
10 29 (2.72%) Administrator
11 28 (2.63%) Help Desk Analyst
11 28 (2.63%) Programme Manager
12 25 (2.35%) Coordinator
13 24 (2.25%) Senior Analyst
14 22 (2.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 21 (1.97%) 2nd Line Support
15 21 (1.97%) Desktop Support
15 21 (1.97%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (8.07%) .NET
2 51 (4.78%) .NET Framework
3 20 (1.88%) HTML
3 20 (1.88%) Web Services
4 17 (1.59%) CSS
5 15 (1.41%) ASP.NET
5 15 (1.41%) AngularJS
6 14 (1.31%) jQuery
6 14 (1.31%) HTML5
7 13 (1.22%) XML
8 11 (1.03%) CSS3
9 10 (0.94%) JSON
9 10 (0.94%) Software Packaging
10 9 (0.84%) XSLT
11 8 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (0.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (0.66%) XML Schema
13 6 (0.56%) Middleware
13 6 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (0.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 155 (14.54%) Data Centre
2 75 (7.04%) Blackberry
3 51 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (4.50%) Management Information System
5 25 (2.35%) Clustering
6 19 (1.78%) User Experience
7 12 (1.13%) Social Media
7 12 (1.13%) E-Learning
8 9 (0.84%) iPhone
9 8 (0.75%) Statistics
10 7 (0.66%) Visualisation
11 6 (0.56%) PMI
12 5 (0.47%) BYOD
13 4 (0.38%) Kindle
13 4 (0.38%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.38%) Replication
13 4 (0.38%) CESG
13 4 (0.38%) Smartphone
13 4 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
14 3 (0.28%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 276 (25.89%) Windows
2 151 (14.17%) Windows 7
3 58 (5.44%) Windows XP
4 57 (5.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (2.35%) Linux
8 20 (1.88%) UNIX
9 13 (1.22%) Android
10 12 (1.13%) Windows 8
10 12 (1.13%) Solaris
11 7 (0.66%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.47%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.38%) AIX
14 3 (0.28%) zOS
15 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.19%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.094%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (12.29%) Project Management
2 125 (11.73%) ITIL
3 119 (11.16%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (10.60%) PRINCE2
5 111 (10.41%) Migration
6 70 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 67 (6.29%) Document Management
8 58 (5.44%) Business Analysis
9 55 (5.16%) Practice Management
10 54 (5.07%) Change Management
11 51 (4.78%) Business Intelligence
12 49 (4.60%) CRM
13 46 (4.32%) Incident Management
14 42 (3.94%) Scrum
15 41 (3.85%) Data Modelling
16 40 (3.75%) Mentoring
17 36 (3.38%) Information Security
17 36 (3.38%) Data Migration
18 31 (2.91%) Service Management
19 30 (2.81%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 105 (9.85%) SQL
2 48 (4.50%) PowerShell
3 41 (3.85%) C#
4 40 (3.75%) T-SQL
5 33 (3.10%) JavaScript
6 21 (1.97%) Java
7 9 (0.84%) VBA
8 8 (0.75%) VB
8 8 (0.75%) Ruby
8 8 (0.75%) C++
9 7 (0.66%) XPath
9 7 (0.66%) Python
10 5 (0.47%) VB.NET
10 5 (0.47%) VBScript
10 5 (0.47%) PHP
11 4 (0.38%) Apex Code
11 4 (0.38%) Perl
11 4 (0.38%) XAML
12 3 (0.28%) C
13 2 (0.19%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 77 (7.22%) Degree
2 56 (5.25%) Security Cleared
3 42 (3.94%) SC Cleared
4 28 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 22 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
7 20 (1.88%) ISEB
8 18 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 16 (1.50%) MOS
10 15 (1.41%) PMI Certification
11 13 (1.22%) PMP
12 12 (1.13%) CIPD
12 12 (1.13%) DV Cleared
13 11 (1.03%) MCITP
13 11 (1.03%) MCDST
14 8 (0.75%) A+ Certification
15 7 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 6 (0.56%) CISSP
16 6 (0.56%) MBA
17 5 (0.47%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.00%) QA
2 22 (2.06%) SLA
3 9 (0.84%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.56%) COBIT
5 4 (0.38%) BS25999
5 4 (0.38%) P3O
5 4 (0.38%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.19%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.094%) Data Quality
System Software
1 136 (12.76%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.78%) XenApp
3 18 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.13%) XenDesktop
4 12 (1.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 12 (1.13%) Veritas File System
4 12 (1.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 11 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (0.75%) vSphere
7 7 (0.66%) NFS
8 5 (0.47%) XenServer
9 4 (0.38%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.38%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.19%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.19%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.094%) Docker
11 1 (0.094%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.094%) Snort
Systems Management
1 25 (2.35%) SCCM
2 7 (0.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 6 (0.56%) SCOM
4 5 (0.47%) Puppet
5 4 (0.38%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.28%) DameWare
6 3 (0.28%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.19%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.19%) Nessus
7 2 (0.19%) WSUS
7 2 (0.19%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.094%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.094%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.094%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.094%) WMI
8 1 (0.094%) OpenView
8 1 (0.094%) Legato
8 1 (0.094%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.094%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 228 (21.39%) Microsoft
2 108 (10.13%) Citrix
3 41 (3.85%) VMware
4 34 (3.19%) Oracle
5 20 (1.88%) Cisco
5 20 (1.88%) HP
6 14 (1.31%) Veritas
6 14 (1.31%) SolarWinds
7 13 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (0.94%) Interwoven
8 10 (0.94%) Remedy
9 9 (0.84%) AppSense
9 9 (0.84%) Symantec
9 9 (0.84%) Dell
10 8 (0.75%) Cognos
10 8 (0.75%) ServiceNow
11 7 (0.66%) Amdocs
11 7 (0.66%) SAP
12 6 (0.56%) NetApp
12 6 (0.56%) Lotus
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £535 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
First Point
Rate: £500.00 - £525.00 per day + extensions
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £565 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £480 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive + market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Rate: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £125 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Professionals in Law
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Professionals in Law
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Professionals in Law
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Professionals in Law
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £485 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pharma Division
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £33k - 37k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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