Period
to 23 February 2019

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 6 months to 23 February 2019 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 147 69 91
Rank change year-on-year -78 +22 -32
Contract jobs citing Legal 110 251 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.63% 3.53% 2.71%
As % of the General category 3.20% 6.42% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 213 123
City of London median daily rate £400 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £203 £313 £227
90th Percentile £618 £673 £630
Central London median daily rate £400 £450 £445
% change year-on-year -11.11% +1.12% -2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £49.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £49.00 -

Legal 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 3,442 3,911 3,156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.92% 54.98% 51.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,624 3,122 2,498
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £325 £324
90th Percentile £688 £713 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 45 21
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.95% -3.45% -7.90%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.80 £12.37
90th Percentile £34.13 £44.50 £56.87
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year -10.95% -3.45% -5.43%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Legal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 23 February 2019.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Legal in the City of London

Legal
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the City of London region over the 6 months to 23 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 2 - -
Legal
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Legal 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 Legal.

1 43 (39.09%) Finance
2 31 (28.18%) Law
3 27 (24.55%) Windows
4 24 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (20.91%) Project Management
6 19 (17.27%) Microsoft
7 17 (15.45%) Citrix
8 15 (13.64%) Active Directory
9 14 (12.73%) VMware
10 13 (11.82%) ITIL
10 13 (11.82%) Migration
10 13 (11.82%) Windows 10
10 13 (11.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 12 (10.91%) MS Exchange
12 11 (10.00%) Information Security
12 11 (10.00%) Banking
12 11 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (10.00%) iManage
13 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (9.09%) Change Control
13 10 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
14 9 (8.18%) Change Management
14 9 (8.18%) Analytics
15 8 (7.27%) Document Management
16 7 (6.36%) Retail
16 7 (6.36%) Backup Exec
16 7 (6.36%) Degree
16 7 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (6.36%) Management Information System

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 12 (10.91%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.82%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.91%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.91%) CMS
5 1 (0.91%) Luigi
5 1 (0.91%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.91%) SAS
5 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.82%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.91%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.91%) InVision
5 1 (0.91%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.82%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.91%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (0.91%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.91%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.36%) Office 365
3 3 (2.73%) SaaS
4 2 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.82%) IaaS
4 2 (1.82%) PaaS
5 1 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.91%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.91%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.45%) Firewall
1 6 (5.45%) LAN
1 6 (5.45%) WAN
2 4 (3.64%) DNS
3 3 (2.73%) DHCP
3 3 (2.73%) Network Security
3 3 (2.73%) VPN
4 2 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.82%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (1.82%) Skype
5 1 (0.91%) DMZ
5 1 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.91%) SAN
5 1 (0.91%) SSL
5 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.91%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.91%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.73%) Power BI
3 2 (1.82%) Big Data
3 2 (1.82%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.82%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.91%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.91%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.91%) Impala
4 1 (0.91%) MS Access
4 1 (0.91%) MySQL
4 1 (0.91%) OLTP
4 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) JIRA
2 1 (0.91%) ERwin
2 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 43 (39.09%) Finance
2 31 (28.18%) Law
3 11 (10.00%) Banking
4 7 (6.36%) Retail
5 6 (5.45%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.64%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (3.64%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.73%) Back Office
7 3 (2.73%) Front Office
8 2 (1.82%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.82%) Publishing
8 2 (1.82%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.91%) Danish Language
9 1 (0.91%) French Language
9 1 (0.91%) Games
9 1 (0.91%) German Language
9 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.91%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.91%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.91%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (30.91%) Analyst
2 19 (17.27%) Project Manager
3 12 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 10 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 8 (7.27%) IT Engineer
6 7 (6.36%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (6.36%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 7 (6.36%) Citrix Analyst
6 7 (6.36%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (5.45%) IT Manager
7 6 (5.45%) Legal Analyst
8 5 (4.55%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.55%) Citrix Support Analyst
8 5 (4.55%) IT Trainer
8 5 (4.55%) Trainer
8 5 (4.55%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.73%) .NET
1 3 (2.73%) .NET Core
1 3 (2.73%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (0.91%) Flash
2 1 (0.91%) HTML
2 1 (0.91%) Middleware
2 1 (0.91%) OAuth
2 1 (0.91%) OpenID
2 1 (0.91%) Play Framework
2 1 (0.91%) REST
2 1 (0.91%) SAML
2 1 (0.91%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.36%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.45%) Hedge funds
3 6 (5.45%) User Experience
4 5 (4.55%) Analytical Mindset
5 3 (2.73%) Derivative
5 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.73%) Reinsurance
6 2 (1.82%) BYOD
6 2 (1.82%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.82%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.82%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.82%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.91%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.91%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.91%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.55%) Windows
2 13 (11.82%) Windows 10
3 7 (6.36%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.64%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.73%) Android
6 2 (1.82%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.91%) Project Management
3 13 (11.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 13 (11.82%) ITIL
3 13 (11.82%) Migration
4 11 (10.00%) Information Security
4 11 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (9.09%) Change Control
6 9 (8.18%) Analytics
6 9 (8.18%) Change Management
7 8 (7.27%) Document Management
8 7 (6.36%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.45%) Business Analysis
9 6 (5.45%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (5.45%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (5.45%) PRINCE2
9 6 (5.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (5.45%) Storage Management
10 5 (4.55%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.55%) SQL
2 4 (3.64%) C#
3 3 (2.73%) VBA
4 2 (1.82%) Java
5 1 (0.91%) C
5 1 (0.91%) C++
5 1 (0.91%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (0.91%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.91%) Python
5 1 (0.91%) Scala
5 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.36%) Degree
2 5 (4.55%) CISSP
3 4 (3.64%) CCA
3 4 (3.64%) CISM
4 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.82%) APMG
5 2 (1.82%) CISA
5 2 (1.82%) CRISC
5 2 (1.82%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.82%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.82%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.82%) PMP
5 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.91%) CCNA
6 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.91%) MCSE
6 1 (0.91%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.73%) PMO
1 3 (2.73%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.91%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.91%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.91%) FedRAMP
3 1 (0.91%) GAAP
3 1 (0.91%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.91%) IFRS
3 1 (0.91%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.91%) MiFID
System Software
1 15 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.36%) XenApp
2 7 (6.36%) XenDesktop
3 5 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.64%) Docker
4 4 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.73%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (2.73%) vSphere
6 2 (1.82%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (6.36%) Backup Exec
2 6 (5.45%) SCCM
2 6 (5.45%) Terraform
3 4 (3.64%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.82%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.91%) CASB
5 1 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (17.27%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.45%) Citrix
3 14 (12.73%) VMware
4 11 (10.00%) iManage
5 7 (6.36%) HP
5 7 (6.36%) Veritas
6 5 (4.55%) Cisco
7 3 (2.73%) SAP
8 2 (1.82%) Adobe
8 2 (1.82%) Apple
8 2 (1.82%) Ariba
8 2 (1.82%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.82%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.82%) F5
8 2 (1.82%) NetApp
8 2 (1.82%) Riverbed
8 2 (1.82%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.82%) Sony
9 1 (0.91%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.91%) Tableau