The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Law over the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Law
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 52 108
Rank change year-on-year -34 +56  
Contract jobs citing Law 27 107 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.23% 3.64% 0.88%
As % of the General category 2.92% 8.35% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 0
Median daily rate £375 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year - +5.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.45 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +5.72%  

Law 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 Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 924 1282 1601
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 42.11% 43.62% 54.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 695 801
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 25
Median hourly rate £30.00 £9.88 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +203.79% -67.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.88 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £13.60 £62.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Law in Scotland

Law
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Law in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Law in Scotland

Law
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Law in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Law in Scotland

Law
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Law in Scotland

Law
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -33 16 £375 -
Glasgow -16 4 - - 3
Stirling +9 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Law
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Law 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Law.

1 53 (67.09%) Finance
2 33 (41.77%) Data Centre
2 33 (41.77%) Programme Delivery
3 22 (27.85%) Linux
4 20 (25.32%) Software Testing
5 19 (24.05%) Banking
6 16 (20.25%) IBM
7 15 (18.99%) AIX
8 14 (17.72%) Windows
9 13 (16.46%) Unix
9 13 (16.46%) Oracle
9 13 (16.46%) Perl
9 13 (16.46%) SQL
9 13 (16.46%) Python
10 12 (15.19%) Red Hat
11 11 (13.92%) Service Management
12 10 (12.66%) Service Delivery
12 10 (12.66%) EMC
12 10 (12.66%) JCL
12 10 (12.66%) Mainframe
12 10 (12.66%) FTP
12 10 (12.66%) ISPF
12 10 (12.66%) SIEM
12 10 (12.66%) Time Sharing Option
13 8 (10.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (10.13%) EMC NetWorker
13 8 (10.13%) Firewall
13 8 (10.13%) VMware
14 7 (8.86%) Business Continuity
14 7 (8.86%) JBoss

Law
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 7 (8.86%) JBoss
2 4 (5.06%) Apache
2 4 (5.06%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.06%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.53%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.27%) SAS
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) IaaS
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.66%) FTP
2 8 (10.13%) Firewall
3 7 (8.86%) Network Security
4 5 (6.33%) DNS
5 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.80%) BIG-IP
6 3 (3.80%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (3.80%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (3.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (2.53%) Internet
7 2 (2.53%) LAN
7 2 (2.53%) SAN
7 2 (2.53%) WAN
8 1 (1.27%) DHCP
8 1 (1.27%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.27%) LDAP
8 1 (1.27%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.27%) SSH
8 1 (1.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.59%) DB2
2 5 (6.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.33%) RDBMS
2 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle Exadata
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (3.80%) Big Data
5 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.27%) GitLab
1 1 (1.27%) GoCD
1 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
General
1 53 (67.09%) Finance
2 19 (24.05%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (26.58%) Consultant
2 18 (22.78%) Security Consultant
3 10 (12.66%) Developer
3 10 (12.66%) Technical Developer
4 7 (8.86%) Database Consultant
4 7 (8.86%) DBA
5 5 (6.33%) Oracle DBA
5 5 (6.33%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.06%) Administrator
6 4 (5.06%) Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) Architect
6 4 (5.06%) SIEM Consultant
7 3 (3.80%) AIX Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) CISSP Consultant
7 3 (3.80%) IT Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Network Consultant
7 3 (3.80%) Network Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Network Security Consultant
7 3 (3.80%) Senior Network Consultant
7 3 (3.80%) Senior Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.66%) ISPF
2 3 (3.80%) .NET
2 3 (3.80%) Middleware
3 1 (1.27%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.27%) J2EE
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.27%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 1 (1.27%) Velocity
3 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (41.77%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.66%) Mainframe
3 7 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.80%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.53%) Clustering
5 2 (2.53%) Replication
5 2 (2.53%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.27%) DataPower
6 1 (1.27%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.27%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.85%) Linux
2 15 (18.99%) AIX
3 14 (17.72%) Windows
4 13 (16.46%) Unix
5 8 (10.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.80%) Tru64
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (41.77%) Programme Delivery
2 20 (25.32%) Software Testing
3 11 (13.92%) Service Management
4 10 (12.66%) Service Delivery
4 10 (12.66%) SIEM
5 7 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.86%) Business Continuity
6 6 (7.59%) Database Security
6 6 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (7.59%) Use Case
7 5 (6.33%) Analytics
7 5 (6.33%) ITIL
7 5 (6.33%) Scrum
8 4 (5.06%) Coaching
8 4 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.06%) Information Security
8 4 (5.06%) Mathematics
9 3 (3.80%) Big Data Analytics
9 3 (3.80%) Data Analytics
9 3 (3.80%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.46%) Perl
1 13 (16.46%) Python
1 13 (16.46%) SQL
2 10 (12.66%) JCL
3 6 (7.59%) VBA
4 4 (5.06%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.80%) Java
5 3 (3.80%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.53%) C
6 2 (2.53%) PHP
6 2 (2.53%) Ruby
7 1 (1.27%) Korn
7 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) CISSP
2 3 (3.80%) CEH
2 3 (3.80%) CISM
2 3 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) COBIT
1 3 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (12.66%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.53%) RHEV
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.27%) XenApp
4 1 (1.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (6.33%) Ansible
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (5.06%) yum
4 3 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.53%) Control-M
5 2 (2.53%) Puppet
5 2 (2.53%) Rundeck
5 2 (2.53%) TeamSite
5 2 (2.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.27%) AppDNA
6 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (1.27%) Graphite
6 1 (1.27%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.27%) Icinga
6 1 (1.27%) SCCM
6 1 (1.27%) SCOM
6 1 (1.27%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) IBM
2 13 (16.46%) Oracle
3 12 (15.19%) Red Hat
4 10 (12.66%) EMC
5 8 (10.13%) VMware
6 6 (7.59%) CheckPoint
6 6 (7.59%) Cisco
6 6 (7.59%) F5
7 4 (5.06%) McAfee
8 3 (3.80%) Blue Coat
8 3 (3.80%) HP
8 3 (3.80%) Splunk
9 2 (2.53%) Dell
10 1 (1.27%) Apigee
10 1 (1.27%) AppDynamics
10 1 (1.27%) CA
10 1 (1.27%) Citrix
10 1 (1.27%) Juniper
10 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.27%) TIBCO