Period
to 7 May 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Law over the 6 months to 7 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Law
Central London > City of London
6 months to
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 127 103 134
Rank change year-on-year -24 +31 -11
Contract jobs citing Law 26 61 115
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.96% 1.74% 1.76%
As % of the General category 1.61% 3.07% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 36 80
10th Percentile £219 £338 £248
25th Percentile £336 £422 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £438 £513 £465
Median % change year-on-year -14.63% +10.22% +3.33%
75th Percentile £523 £613 £589
90th Percentile £550 £650 £701
Central London median daily rate £438 £516 £450
% change year-on-year -15.25% +14.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +29.63% -35.71% -
Central London median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +29.63% -35.71% +61.54%

Law is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,616 1,985 4,010
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 59.48% 56.62% 61.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,141 1,443 3,042
10th Percentile £363 £266 £310
25th Percentile £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £644 £609 £613
90th Percentile £719 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £547 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +9.45% -4.76% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 44 44
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.42 £11.25
25th Percentile £11.50 £12.76 £12.70
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.70 £17.66
Median % change year-on-year -14.44% +5.89% -5.05%
75th Percentile £25.38 £28.69 £21.00
90th Percentile £33.00 £42.37 £37.50
Central London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year -6.42% - +0.54%

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Law as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Law in the City of London

Law
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Law in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Law in the City of London

Law
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Law in the City of London over the 6 months to 7 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Law in the City of London

Law
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Law in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Law in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 May 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Law also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Law.

1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) Legal
3 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (23.08%) Migration
4 6 (23.08%) SCOM
5 5 (19.23%) QA
5 5 (19.23%) Microsoft 365
5 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
5 5 (19.23%) iManage
5 5 (19.23%) Social Skills
6 4 (15.38%) Windows 10
6 4 (15.38%) Project Delivery
6 4 (15.38%) MCSE
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (15.38%) Change Management
6 4 (15.38%) High Availability
6 4 (15.38%) Data Protection
6 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
6 4 (15.38%) SCCM
6 4 (15.38%) VMware
7 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
7 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
7 3 (11.54%) Test Automation

Law
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft 365
2 2 (7.69%) AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Azure
2 2 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) GCP
2 2 (7.69%) IaaS
2 2 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) DHCP
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
1 1 (3.85%) Network Security
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.85%) WebEx
1 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Adabas
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Ranorex
1 2 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 9 (34.62%) Legal
2 5 (19.23%) Social Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Back Office
3 3 (11.54%) Presentation Skills
4 2 (7.69%) Finance
5 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Compliance Officer
2 3 (11.54%) Data Compliance Officer
2 3 (11.54%) Data Protection Officer
2 3 (11.54%) Risk Officer
3 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Developer
3 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) IT Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.69%) QA Leader
3 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Ajax
1 1 (3.85%) CSS
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) HTML5
1 1 (3.85%) LDAP
1 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team
2 1 (3.85%) Blog
2 1 (3.85%) Equities
2 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
2 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
3 4 (15.38%) Windows 10
4 2 (7.69%) Android
4 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 2 (7.69%) Mac OS
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (23.08%) Migration
3 5 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (15.38%) Change Management
4 4 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 4 (15.38%) High Availability
4 4 (15.38%) Project Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) Due Diligence
5 3 (11.54%) Insurtech
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
5 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.69%) Architecture Roadmap
6 2 (7.69%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (7.69%) Preventative Maintenance
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Debt
6 2 (7.69%) Time Management
6 2 (7.69%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) Natural
3 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) MCSE
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) CCNA
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.69%) CISSP
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.85%) CCENT
4 1 (3.85%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.85%) MOS
4 1 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
2 3 (11.54%) Data Quality
2 3 (11.54%) GDPR
2 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (7.69%) XenApp
3 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) SCOM
2 4 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) iManage
3 4 (15.38%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow