Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 120 86 134
Rank change year-on-year -34 +48 -16
Contract jobs citing Law 59 33 105
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.61% 1.85% 1.68%
As % of the General category 2.67% 3.03% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 18 77
10th Percentile £345 £394 £210
25th Percentile £409 £425 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £506 £450
Median % change year-on-year -1.23% +12.50% -6.49%
75th Percentile £541 £584 £563
90th Percentile £570 £677 £655
Central London median daily rate £500 £506 £448
% change year-on-year -1.23% +13.13% -8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Median hourly rate £27.70 £13.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +105.19% -35.71% -4.55%
Central London median hourly rate £27.70 £13.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +105.19% -35.71% -4.55%

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 2,207 1,089 3,594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 60.23% 61.11% 57.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,618 761 2,768
10th Percentile £363 £313 £313
25th Percentile £463 £413 £420
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £558 £525 £513
Median % change year-on-year +6.24% +2.29% -2.24%
75th Percentile £675 £613 £613
90th Percentile £753 £689 £688
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 25 38
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.75 £11.25
25th Percentile £15.34 £17.00 £12.76
Median hourly rate £25.50 £22.00 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year +15.91% +18.92% -1.07%
75th Percentile £34.38 £39.25 £21.18
90th Percentile £42.25 £50.60 £26.30
Central London median hourly rate £23.00 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +6.95%

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 24 September 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

Law
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Law in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 September 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Law in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 19 (32.20%) Legal
2 18 (30.51%) Migration
3 12 (20.34%) Windows
3 12 (20.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 11 (18.64%) Active Directory
4 11 (18.64%) Change Management
5 10 (16.95%) Azure
6 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
7 8 (13.56%) Citrix
7 8 (13.56%) VMware
7 8 (13.56%) Project Delivery
8 7 (11.86%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (11.86%) HP
8 7 (11.86%) CCNA
8 7 (11.86%) MCSE
8 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (11.86%) ITIL
8 7 (11.86%) AWS
8 7 (11.86%) Data Protection
8 7 (11.86%) DevOps
9 6 (10.17%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (10.17%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (10.17%) Puppet
9 6 (10.17%) MongoDB
9 6 (10.17%) SaaS
9 6 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (10.17%) MySQL
9 6 (10.17%) Linux
9 6 (10.17%) Risk Management

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 6 (10.17%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.69%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.69%) Camtasia
3 1 (1.69%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.95%) Azure
2 7 (11.86%) AWS
3 6 (10.17%) SaaS
4 4 (6.78%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 4 (6.78%) Power Platform
5 3 (5.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (5.08%) Azure Storage
5 3 (5.08%) IaaS
5 3 (5.08%) Microsoft 365
6 2 (3.39%) PaaS
7 1 (1.69%) Pulumi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) NetScaler
1 3 (5.08%) SAN
2 2 (3.39%) SNMP
3 1 (1.69%) DHCP
3 1 (1.69%) DNS
3 1 (1.69%) Intranet
3 1 (1.69%) Network Security
3 1 (1.69%) SD-WAN
3 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.69%) WAN
3 1 (1.69%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) MongoDB
1 6 (10.17%) MySQL
2 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.78%) Power BI
3 1 (1.69%) Metadata
3 1 (1.69%) Metadata Repository
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 19 (32.20%) Legal
2 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Presentation Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Social Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Back Office
5 1 (1.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (23.73%) Analyst
2 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) VMware Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Compliance Officer
4 5 (8.47%) Data Compliance Officer
4 5 (8.47%) Data Protection Officer
4 5 (8.47%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.47%) Risk Officer
5 4 (6.78%) Architect
5 4 (6.78%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.08%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) SAN Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Security Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) CSS
1 1 (1.69%) CSS3
1 1 (1.69%) HTML
1 1 (1.69%) HTML5
1 1 (1.69%) LDAP
1 1 (1.69%) Next.js
1 1 (1.69%) Node.js
1 1 (1.69%) React
1 1 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (1.69%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Legacy Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.39%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.39%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.69%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.69%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.69%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.34%) Windows
2 6 (10.17%) Linux
3 4 (6.78%) CentOS
3 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (6.78%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2016
3 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2019
4 3 (5.08%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.39%) Android
5 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Migration
2 12 (20.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (18.64%) Change Management
4 8 (13.56%) Project Delivery
5 7 (11.86%) Data Protection
5 7 (11.86%) DevOps
5 7 (11.86%) ITIL
6 6 (10.17%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (10.17%) Observability
6 6 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (10.17%) Risk Management
7 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.47%) Due Diligence
7 5 (8.47%) Insurtech
7 5 (8.47%) Regulatory Compliance
7 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (6.78%) Analytics
8 4 (6.78%) Data Migration
8 4 (6.78%) High Availability
8 4 (6.78%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.47%) SQL
2 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.69%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.69%) C
4 1 (1.69%) Ruby
4 1 (1.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) CCNA
1 7 (11.86%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (11.86%) MCSE
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.78%) CISSP
3 3 (5.08%) Degree
3 3 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.69%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.69%) CCENT
4 1 (1.69%) CIPD
4 1 (1.69%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.69%) IIBA
4 1 (1.69%) ISEB
4 1 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.69%) MOS
4 1 (1.69%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) Data Quality
1 5 (8.47%) GDPR
1 5 (8.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.08%) QA
3 2 (3.39%) PMO
3 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.78%) XenApp
2 4 (6.78%) XenDesktop
3 3 (5.08%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) Puppet
2 5 (8.47%) SCCM
3 4 (6.78%) SCOM
4 3 (5.08%) PowerCLI
4 3 (5.08%) vCenter Server
5 2 (3.39%) Kubernetes
5 2 (3.39%) Nagios
5 2 (3.39%) Terraform
6 1 (1.69%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.56%) Citrix
2 8 (13.56%) VMware
3 7 (11.86%) HP
4 5 (8.47%) Cisco
4 5 (8.47%) SolarWinds
5 4 (6.78%) EMC
6 3 (5.08%) 3PAR
6 3 (5.08%) iManage
6 3 (5.08%) Nimble Storage
6 3 (5.08%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.39%) Intapp
7 2 (3.39%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.69%) ESRI
8 1 (1.69%) Symantec
8 1 (1.69%) Teradata
8 1 (1.69%) Yardi