The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal 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 Legal over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

Legal
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 67 94
Rank change year-on-year -1 +27  
Contract jobs citing Legal 89 105 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.95% 3.16% 2.03%
As % of the General category 5.82% 5.80% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 95 91
Median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £592 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +3.22% -0.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £39.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -70.51% +95.00%  

Legal is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1530 1810 2711
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 50.75% 54.42% 52.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1201 1467 2098
Median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% +7.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 18
Median hourly rate £18.27 £22.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.80% +25.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.26 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.07 £55.00 £47.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Legal as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in the City of London

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Legal in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in the City of London

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in the City of London

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Legal in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Legal in the City of London

Legal
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Legal 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 City of London region with a requirement for Legal.

1 64 (38.79%) Finance
2 58 (35.15%) Law
3 32 (19.39%) Microsoft
4 27 (16.36%) Windows
5 23 (13.94%) Project Management
6 22 (13.33%) SQL
6 22 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (10.91%) Practice Management
9 17 (10.30%) Information Security
9 17 (10.30%) Document Management
9 17 (10.30%) Degree
9 17 (10.30%) MS Excel
10 16 (9.70%) ITIL
11 15 (9.09%) Management Information System
11 15 (9.09%) MS Office
11 15 (9.09%) Asset Management
12 14 (8.48%) Banking
13 12 (7.27%) Network Design
13 12 (7.27%) PRINCE2
13 12 (7.27%) MS Project
13 12 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (7.27%) Change Management
13 12 (7.27%) User Experience
14 11 (6.67%) Windows Server
14 11 (6.67%) Financial Institution
14 11 (6.67%) SQL Server
15 10 (6.06%) Data Modelling
15 10 (6.06%) Equities
15 10 (6.06%) Data Protection

Legal
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 8 (4.85%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.82%) IIS
3 3 (1.82%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.61%) CMS
4 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (10.30%) MS Excel
2 15 (9.09%) MS Office
3 12 (7.27%) MS Project
4 8 (4.85%) MS Visio
5 6 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (1.82%) Photoshop
7 2 (1.21%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.61%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.61%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 8 (4.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.21%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.21%) Relativity
2 2 (1.21%) Ringtail
2 2 (1.21%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 1 (0.61%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.61%) Orchestrade
3 1 (0.61%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.42%) Office 365
2 3 (1.82%) IaaS
2 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.21%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (1.21%) SaaS
4 1 (0.61%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.24%) Firewall
1 7 (4.24%) Unified Communications
2 6 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (3.03%) Network Security
4 3 (1.82%) Skype
5 2 (1.21%) Internet
5 2 (1.21%) SAN
6 1 (0.61%) DNS
6 1 (0.61%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.61%) HTTP
6 1 (0.61%) Intranet
6 1 (0.61%) NAS
6 1 (0.61%) VLAN
6 1 (0.61%) VoIP
6 1 (0.61%) VPN
6 1 (0.61%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.82%) Big Data
4 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.21%) EDRMS
5 2 (1.21%) Power BI
5 2 (1.21%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.61%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.61%) DB2
6 1 (0.61%) DocumentDB
6 1 (0.61%) DTS
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (2.42%) JIRA
1 4 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.61%) ERwin
2 1 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 64 (38.79%) Finance
2 58 (35.15%) Law
3 14 (8.48%) Banking
4 11 (6.67%) Financial Institution
5 9 (5.45%) Investment Banking
6 8 (4.85%) Retail
7 3 (1.82%) Advertising
7 3 (1.82%) Marketing
8 2 (1.21%) Front Office
8 2 (1.21%) Games
8 2 (1.21%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.21%) Publishing
9 1 (0.61%) Billing
9 1 (0.61%) French Language
9 1 (0.61%) German Language
9 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (25.45%) Analyst
2 20 (12.12%) Project Manager
3 18 (10.91%) Architect
4 16 (9.70%) Business Analyst
5 11 (6.67%) Legal Analyst
6 10 (6.06%) Trainer
7 9 (5.45%) Security Analyst
8 8 (4.85%) Developer
8 8 (4.85%) Service Analyst
8 8 (4.85%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (3.03%) IT Analyst
9 5 (3.03%) IT Manager
9 5 (3.03%) Programme Manager
9 5 (3.03%) User Experience Researcher
10 4 (2.42%) Applications Architect
10 4 (2.42%) Consultant
10 4 (2.42%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 4 (2.42%) IT Trainer
10 4 (2.42%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (1.82%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.42%) .NET
2 3 (1.82%) HTML
2 3 (1.82%) XML
2 3 (1.82%) XMPP
3 2 (1.21%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.21%) CSS
3 2 (1.21%) MDX
3 2 (1.21%) WCF
3 2 (1.21%) Web Services
4 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.61%) CSS3
4 1 (0.61%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.61%) HTML5
4 1 (0.61%) jQuery
4 1 (0.61%) LINQ
4 1 (0.61%) RESTful
4 1 (0.61%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 12 (7.27%) User Experience
3 10 (6.06%) Equities
4 8 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.24%) Fixed Income
6 6 (3.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (3.03%) Data Centre
7 5 (3.03%) e-Learning
7 5 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.21%) Animation
8 2 (1.21%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.21%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.21%) Derivative
8 2 (1.21%) FMCG
8 2 (1.21%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.21%) iPhone
8 2 (1.21%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.21%) PMI
8 2 (1.21%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.36%) Windows
2 11 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.64%) Unix
4 5 (3.03%) Linux
5 4 (2.42%) Windows 10
5 4 (2.42%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.61%) Android
8 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (13.94%) Project Management
2 22 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (10.91%) Practice Management
5 17 (10.30%) Document Management
5 17 (10.30%) Information Security
6 16 (9.70%) ITIL
7 15 (9.09%) Asset Management
8 12 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (7.27%) Change Management
8 12 (7.27%) Network Design
8 12 (7.27%) PRINCE2
9 10 (6.06%) Data Modelling
9 10 (6.06%) Data Protection
10 9 (5.45%) CRM
10 9 (5.45%) Risk Management
11 8 (4.85%) Business Analysis
11 8 (4.85%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (4.85%) Migration
12 7 (4.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.33%) SQL
2 3 (1.82%) Perl
3 2 (1.21%) C#
3 2 (1.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 2 (1.21%) Python
3 2 (1.21%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.21%) VBA
4 1 (0.61%) C
4 1 (0.61%) C++
4 1 (0.61%) Java
4 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (10.30%) Degree
2 8 (4.85%) PMI Certification
2 8 (4.85%) PMP
3 5 (3.03%) CISM
3 5 (3.03%) CISSP
3 5 (3.03%) CNA
3 5 (3.03%) GCIA
3 5 (3.03%) GCIH
3 5 (3.03%) GIAC
3 5 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
3 5 (3.03%) Novell Certification
3 5 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (3.03%) SANS
4 3 (1.82%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.21%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.61%) APMP
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 1 (0.61%) MOS
6 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.45%) MiFID
2 7 (4.24%) GDPR
2 7 (4.24%) PMO
3 2 (1.21%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.21%) FATCA
3 2 (1.21%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
3 2 (1.21%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.21%) SLA
4 1 (0.61%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.61%) EMIR
4 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.61%) P3O
4 1 (0.61%) QA
4 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (4.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (2.42%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.21%) EnCase
3 2 (1.21%) SCCM
3 2 (1.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.61%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.61%) Control-M
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 32 (19.39%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.85%) Citrix
3 7 (4.24%) SAP
4 6 (3.64%) Interwoven
5 5 (3.03%) Cisco
5 5 (3.03%) HP
5 5 (3.03%) iManage
5 5 (3.03%) Sun
6 4 (2.42%) Oracle
6 4 (2.42%) Splunk
7 3 (1.82%) Adobe
7 3 (1.82%) Symantec
8 2 (1.21%) Nuix
8 2 (1.21%) Reuters
8 2 (1.21%) VMware
9 1 (0.61%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.61%) CyberArk
9 1 (0.61%) Facebook
9 1 (0.61%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.61%) Tableau
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