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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Law
England / South East
Rank 212 244 241
Rank change year-on-year +32 -3  
Contract jobs citing Law 29 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.37% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the General category 1.06% 0.75% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 12
Median daily rate £450 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% +1.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £189 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £519 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £388 £340
% change year-on-year +9.03% +13.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £24.00 £13.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +79.77%  
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 the South East with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2744 3180 3385
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 34.95% 34.57% 34.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1497 1721 1743
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 125 84
Median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.08 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.05 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 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
Surrey +22 11 £483 +37.85% 21
Hampshire +15 10 £313 -3.84% 4
Berkshire +21 6 - - 5
Buckinghamshire -7 2 £438 -56.25%
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for Law.

1 29 (37.66%) Legal
2 23 (29.87%) Windows
3 21 (27.27%) Linux
3 21 (27.27%) VMware
4 19 (24.68%) Security Cleared
4 19 (24.68%) SC Cleared
5 16 (20.78%) Data Centre
5 16 (20.78%) IBM
5 16 (20.78%) NetApp
6 15 (19.48%) Contract Management
7 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (18.18%) MS Office
8 13 (16.88%) Shell Script
8 13 (16.88%) Change Management
8 13 (16.88%) Telecoms
9 12 (15.58%) Degree
9 12 (15.58%) IBM Mainframe
9 12 (15.58%) Mainframe
9 12 (15.58%) Cisco
9 12 (15.58%) EMC
9 12 (15.58%) SAN
9 12 (15.58%) AIX
9 12 (15.58%) Solaris
9 12 (15.58%) Unix
9 12 (15.58%) EMC VNX
9 12 (15.58%) EMC VMAX
10 9 (11.69%) XML
10 9 (11.69%) Finance
11 8 (10.39%) Performance Management
12 7 (9.09%) SOAP

Law
Top Related 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 5 (6.49%) K2 blackpearl
1 5 (6.49%) SharePoint
1 5 (6.49%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (3.90%) Apache
2 3 (3.90%) Mule
Applications
1 14 (18.18%) MS Office
2 3 (3.90%) MS Project
3 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.58%) SAN
2 6 (7.79%) HTTP
3 5 (6.49%) Extranet
4 4 (5.19%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.60%) Firewall
5 2 (2.60%) Network Security
5 2 (2.60%) SSL
5 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.60%) VPN
6 1 (1.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Maven
2 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.60%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.60%) SoapUI
General
1 29 (37.66%) Legal
2 13 (16.88%) Telecoms
3 9 (11.69%) Finance
4 1 (1.30%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 20 (25.97%) Commercial Manager
2 12 (15.58%) Analyst
3 6 (7.79%) Developer
4 5 (6.49%) Java Developer
4 5 (6.49%) Storage Engineer
4 5 (6.49%) Workflow Analyst
5 4 (5.19%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (5.19%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.19%) SharePoint Analyst
5 4 (5.19%) Storage Manager
6 3 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (3.90%) Administrator
6 3 (3.90%) Consultant
6 3 (3.90%) Contracts Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Implementation Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Implementation Project Manager
6 3 (3.90%) IT Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Project Implementation Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Support Analyst
6 3 (3.90%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.69%) XML
2 7 (9.09%) SOAP
3 5 (6.49%) REST
4 4 (5.19%) Spring
5 3 (3.90%) JAXB
5 3 (3.90%) Web Services
6 2 (2.60%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.30%) .NET
7 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.30%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.30%) CSS
7 1 (1.30%) DHTML
7 1 (1.30%) HTML
7 1 (1.30%) J2EE
7 1 (1.30%) JMS
7 1 (1.30%) JSF
7 1 (1.30%) JSP
7 1 (1.30%) Middleware
7 1 (1.30%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.78%) Data Centre
2 12 (15.58%) EMC VMAX
2 12 (15.58%) EMC VNX
2 12 (15.58%) IBM Mainframe
2 12 (15.58%) Mainframe
3 5 (6.49%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.49%) iPad
3 5 (6.49%) iPhone
3 5 (6.49%) Smartphone
3 5 (6.49%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.30%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.30%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.87%) Windows
2 21 (27.27%) Linux
3 12 (15.58%) AIX
3 12 (15.58%) Solaris
3 12 (15.58%) Unix
4 5 (6.49%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.90%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.48%) Contract Management
2 13 (16.88%) Change Management
3 8 (10.39%) Performance Management
4 6 (7.79%) Workflow
5 5 (6.49%) Business Development
5 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (6.49%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.49%) Line Management
5 5 (6.49%) Software Deployment
6 4 (5.19%) Budget Control
6 4 (5.19%) Coaching
6 4 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (5.19%) CRM
6 4 (5.19%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.19%) Multithreading
6 4 (5.19%) Practice Management
6 4 (5.19%) Process Improvement
6 4 (5.19%) Project Management
6 4 (5.19%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.19%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.88%) Shell Script
2 7 (9.09%) Java
3 6 (7.79%) SQL
4 1 (1.30%) C#
4 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (24.68%) SC Cleared
1 19 (24.68%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.58%) Degree
3 2 (2.60%) CIPD
4 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) HND
4 1 (1.30%) MCIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.30%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (6.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (27.27%) VMware
2 16 (20.78%) IBM
2 16 (20.78%) NetApp
3 12 (15.58%) Cisco
3 12 (15.58%) EMC
4 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.49%) Altiris
5 5 (6.49%) Dell
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle
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