Period
to 17 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Law over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 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
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 305 316 295
Rank change year-on-year +11 -21 +38
Contract jobs citing Law 81 60 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.49% 0.36% 0.52%
As % of the General category 1.58% 1.01% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 34 35
South East median daily rate £438 £479 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.62% +36.79% -12.23%
10th Percentile £316 £270 £250
90th Percentile £674 £659 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £26.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.43% +41.89% +21.31%
10th Percentile £39.00 £22.13 £17.75
90th Percentile £48.00 £29.38 £21.50
England median hourly rate £41.00 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +121.62% - +12.12%

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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5,125 5,962 5,522
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.02% 35.38% 32.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,931 3,247 3,126
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £256 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 198 242
South East median hourly rate £33.14 £20.00 £23.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.70% -15.67% +5.40%
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £53.86 £47.50 £45.23
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.31 £24.44
% change year-on-year -5.18% +3.56% +0.87%

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Law as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Law in the South East

Law
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Law in the South East

Law
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Law in the South East over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Law in the South East

Law
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Law in the South East

Law
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. 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
Thames Valley +17 45 £438 -14.63% 9
Buckinghamshire +45 31 £438 - 1
Kent +17 13 £638 -1.92% 2
Berkshire -26 13 £475 -5.00% 5
Surrey -16 12 £563 +17.49% 4
Hampshire -28 6 £475 +313.04% 8
West Sussex -5 2 £288 -35.03%
Oxfordshire +9 1 £425 -19.05% 3
Law
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Law.

1 31 (38.27%) Windows
2 30 (37.04%) Sony
3 21 (25.93%) Microsoft
4 19 (23.46%) Office 365
5 17 (20.99%) Firewall
6 16 (19.75%) Active Directory
6 16 (19.75%) Java
7 15 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 14 (17.28%) Windows Server
8 14 (17.28%) LAN
8 14 (17.28%) WAN
8 14 (17.28%) TCP/IP
8 14 (17.28%) SAN
8 14 (17.28%) NetApp
8 14 (17.28%) McAfee
8 14 (17.28%) VMware
8 14 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (17.28%) NAS
8 14 (17.28%) vSphere
8 14 (17.28%) McAfee ePO
9 12 (14.81%) Security Cleared
10 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (13.58%) Data Protection
11 10 (12.35%) SC Cleared
11 10 (12.35%) Internet
12 9 (11.11%) SQL
12 9 (11.11%) Finance
12 9 (11.11%) SCCM
12 9 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (9.88%) GDPR

Law
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.23%) Confluence
2 1 (1.23%) Drupal
2 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 19 (23.46%) Office 365
2 2 (2.47%) GitHub
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.23%) PaaS
3 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.99%) Firewall
2 14 (17.28%) LAN
2 14 (17.28%) NAS
2 14 (17.28%) SAN
2 14 (17.28%) TCP/IP
2 14 (17.28%) WAN
3 10 (12.35%) Internet
4 1 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.64%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.17%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (6.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.23%) Big Data
3 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.23%) NewSQL
3 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) JIRA
1 6 (7.41%) Maven
2 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.70%) Selenium
3 2 (2.47%) ClearCase
3 2 (2.47%) ClearQuest
3 2 (2.47%) GitLab
3 2 (2.47%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.47%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (11.11%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.41%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.23%) Automotive
4 1 (1.23%) Electronics
4 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.23%) French Language
4 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (17.28%) Analyst
1 14 (17.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 14 (17.28%) Project Engineer
2 12 (14.81%) Developer
3 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure Support
3 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 7 (8.64%) Support Analyst
4 5 (6.17%) IT Manager
4 5 (6.17%) Service Analyst
4 5 (6.17%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (4.94%) Project Manager
5 4 (4.94%) Tester
6 3 (3.70%) Consultant
6 3 (3.70%) Java Developer
6 3 (3.70%) Software Engineer
7 2 (2.47%) .NET Developer
7 2 (2.47%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (2.47%) Senior Developer
7 2 (2.47%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) HTML
2 5 (6.17%) CSS
2 5 (6.17%) DHTML
2 5 (6.17%) Hibernate
2 5 (6.17%) J2EE
2 5 (6.17%) JSF
2 5 (6.17%) JSP
2 5 (6.17%) Spring
2 5 (6.17%) Struts
2 5 (6.17%) Struts2
2 5 (6.17%) Web Services
2 5 (6.17%) XML
3 4 (4.94%) .NET
4 2 (2.47%) Apache Camel
4 2 (2.47%) Kafka
5 1 (1.23%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.23%) GraphQL
5 1 (1.23%) jQuery
5 1 (1.23%) Qt
5 1 (1.23%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Fat Client
1 5 (6.17%) iPad
1 5 (6.17%) iPhone
1 5 (6.17%) Thin Client
2 4 (4.94%) User Experience
3 3 (3.70%) NHS
4 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.23%) Fintech
5 1 (1.23%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.23%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 31 (38.27%) Windows
2 14 (17.28%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.17%) Windows Phone
4 2 (2.47%) Linux
4 2 (2.47%) VMS
4 2 (2.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (13.58%) Data Protection
3 9 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (9.88%) Change Management
5 7 (8.64%) E-Commerce
5 7 (8.64%) OO
5 7 (8.64%) Problem Management
5 7 (8.64%) Use Case
6 6 (7.41%) UML
7 5 (6.17%) Email Filtering
7 5 (6.17%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (6.17%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (6.17%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (6.17%) Records Management
7 5 (6.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (6.17%) Test Automation
7 5 (6.17%) Web Filtering
7 5 (6.17%) Workflow
8 4 (4.94%) Contract Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.75%) Java
2 9 (11.11%) SQL
3 8 (9.88%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.41%) C++
5 5 (6.17%) C
5 5 (6.17%) Python
6 3 (3.70%) Perl
6 3 (3.70%) Ruby
7 2 (2.47%) C#
8 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.23%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.23%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.23%) Go
8 1 (1.23%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.70%) CIPD
3 3 (3.70%) ISEB
4 2 (2.47%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.23%) Degree
5 1 (1.23%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) GDPR
2 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.23%) NEBOSH
2 1 (1.23%) PMO
2 1 (1.23%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (19.75%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (17.28%) vSphere
3 2 (2.47%) Docker
3 2 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (17.28%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (11.11%) SCCM
3 7 (8.64%) SCOM
3 7 (8.64%) WSUS
4 5 (6.17%) AirWatch
5 3 (3.70%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.47%) Ansible
6 2 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.47%) Puppet
7 1 (1.23%) Mesos
7 1 (1.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (37.04%) Sony
2 21 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 14 (17.28%) McAfee
3 14 (17.28%) NetApp
3 14 (17.28%) VMware
4 7 (8.64%) Adobe
4 7 (8.64%) Splunk
5 5 (6.17%) Cisco
5 5 (6.17%) IPFX
5 5 (6.17%) Oracle
5 5 (6.17%) Palo Alto
5 5 (6.17%) Symantec
6 2 (2.47%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.23%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.23%) Google
7 1 (1.23%) SAP
7 1 (1.23%) Xilinx