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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Law
UK / Scotland
Rank 55 43 105
Rank change year-on-year -12 +62  
Contract jobs citing Law 52 98 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.99% 3.79% 0.94%
As % of the General category 7.32% 7.64% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £424 £365 £345
% change year-on-year +16.09% +5.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -15.15% -  

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 710 1282 1323
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 40.88% 49.52% 46.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 651 678
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 27
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £24.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +66.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £22.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.69 £49.20 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 -12 37 - -
Glasgow +1 15 - -
Law
UK

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 70 (67.96%) Finance
2 53 (51.46%) Data Centre
3 36 (34.95%) Software Testing
4 23 (22.33%) SQL
5 22 (21.36%) Windows
5 22 (21.36%) Linux
6 15 (14.56%) Oracle
6 15 (14.56%) Banking
7 14 (13.59%) AIX
8 13 (12.62%) Python
8 13 (12.62%) SIEM
9 12 (11.65%) Unix
9 12 (11.65%) Cisco
9 12 (11.65%) Microsoft
9 12 (11.65%) Relational Database
10 11 (10.68%) DNS
10 11 (10.68%) RDBMS
10 11 (10.68%) Intel Security
11 10 (9.71%) VMware
11 10 (9.71%) CheckPoint
11 10 (9.71%) Red Hat
11 10 (9.71%) DB2
11 10 (9.71%) Perl
11 10 (9.71%) F5
11 10 (9.71%) Network Security
12 9 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (8.74%) Database Security
12 9 (8.74%) IBM
12 9 (8.74%) Firewall
12 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills

Law
Top Related 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 8 (7.77%) JBoss
2 6 (5.83%) Skype for Business
3 4 (3.88%) Apache
3 4 (3.88%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.88%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.91%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.91%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (1.94%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.94%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.80%) Office 365
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.94%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.97%) IaaS
4 1 (0.97%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.68%) DNS
2 10 (9.71%) Network Security
3 9 (8.74%) Firewall
4 6 (5.83%) BIG-IP
4 6 (5.83%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (5.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 6 (5.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (4.85%) WAN
6 4 (3.88%) DHCP
6 4 (3.88%) FTP
6 4 (3.88%) LAN
6 4 (3.88%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.91%) Skype
8 1 (0.97%) HTTP
8 1 (0.97%) Internet
8 1 (0.97%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.97%) MPLS
8 1 (0.97%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.65%) Relational Database
2 11 (10.68%) RDBMS
3 10 (9.71%) DB2
4 7 (6.80%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.83%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.88%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (3.88%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 4 (3.88%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (2.91%) Big Data
7 3 (2.91%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.94%) Gradle
1 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.94%) Subversion
1 2 (1.94%) WinDbg
General
1 70 (67.96%) Finance
2 15 (14.56%) Banking
3 4 (3.88%) Retail
4 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (22.33%) Consultant
2 18 (17.48%) Security Consultant
3 13 (12.62%) Analyst
4 12 (11.65%) Database Consultant
5 7 (6.80%) Architect
5 7 (6.80%) Network Consultant
5 7 (6.80%) Senior Consultant
5 7 (6.80%) SIEM Consultant
6 6 (5.83%) DBA
6 6 (5.83%) Developer
6 6 (5.83%) Network Security Consultant
6 6 (5.83%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.83%) Senior Network Consultant
7 5 (4.85%) Administrator
7 5 (4.85%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (4.85%) Senior Network Security Consultant
7 5 (4.85%) Senior Security Consultant
7 5 (4.85%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (3.88%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (3.88%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.88%) ISPF
2 3 (2.91%) .NET
2 3 (2.91%) OC4J
2 3 (2.91%) Velocity
3 2 (1.94%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.94%) CSS
3 2 (1.94%) CSS3
3 2 (1.94%) Hibernate
3 2 (1.94%) HTML
3 2 (1.94%) HTML5
3 2 (1.94%) JPA
3 2 (1.94%) jQuery
3 2 (1.94%) Middleware
3 2 (1.94%) RESTful
3 2 (1.94%) Sass
3 2 (1.94%) Spring
3 2 (1.94%) Spring Boot
4 1 (0.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 53 (51.46%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.85%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.91%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.91%) EPoS
4 3 (2.91%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.91%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.97%) CCTV
5 1 (0.97%) CMDB
5 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.97%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (0.97%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.36%) Linux
1 22 (21.36%) Windows
2 14 (13.59%) AIX
3 12 (11.65%) Unix
4 6 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.85%) Windows 10
5 5 (4.85%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.88%) Tru64
7 3 (2.91%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.94%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.95%) Software Testing
2 13 (12.62%) SIEM
3 9 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (8.74%) Database Security
4 8 (7.77%) ITIL
4 8 (7.77%) Use Case
5 6 (5.83%) Coaching
5 6 (5.83%) Migration
5 6 (5.83%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.85%) Business Continuity
6 5 (4.85%) Service Management
7 4 (3.88%) DevOps
7 4 (3.88%) Information Assurance
7 4 (3.88%) Mathematics
7 4 (3.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (3.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (2.91%) Analytics
8 3 (2.91%) Mentoring
8 3 (2.91%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (2.91%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.33%) SQL
2 13 (12.62%) Python
3 10 (9.71%) Perl
4 8 (7.77%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.83%) Java
5 6 (5.83%) VBA
6 4 (3.88%) JCL
7 3 (2.91%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.94%) ES6
8 2 (1.94%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.94%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.94%) Ruby
8 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (2.91%) CEH
1 3 (2.91%) CISSP
1 3 (2.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (3.88%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (3.88%) XenApp
2 4 (3.88%) XenDesktop
3 3 (2.91%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.94%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.94%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.77%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (5.83%) SCCM
2 6 (5.83%) SCOM
3 4 (3.88%) Ansible
3 4 (3.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (3.88%) yum
4 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 3 (2.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (2.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (2.91%) WSUS
5 2 (1.94%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.94%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.97%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.97%) Control-M
6 1 (0.97%) MOM
6 1 (0.97%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.97%) Tivoli NetView
6 1 (0.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.97%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 15 (14.56%) Oracle
2 12 (11.65%) Cisco
2 12 (11.65%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.68%) Intel Security
4 10 (9.71%) CheckPoint
4 10 (9.71%) F5
4 10 (9.71%) Red Hat
4 10 (9.71%) VMware
5 9 (8.74%) IBM
6 8 (7.77%) EMC
7 4 (3.88%) Blue Coat
7 4 (3.88%) CA
7 4 (3.88%) Citrix
7 4 (3.88%) SAP
8 3 (2.91%) Splunk
8 3 (2.91%) Symantec
9 2 (1.94%) BMC
9 2 (1.94%) Dell
9 2 (1.94%) HP
9 2 (1.94%) Infoblox