The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 36 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Legal 3 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.12% 1.76% 5.20%
As % of the General category 3.49% 5.00% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +41.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £375 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £375 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.61 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+5.05% +21.44%
Legal
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

General Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
86 80 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 32.09% 35.24% 38.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 56 63
Average daily rate £375 £388 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +26.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £325 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £37.62 £42.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.48% +26.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.46 £22.10 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.52 £42.50 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Legal across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Legal
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Legal across the Kent region.

Legal Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Legal
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legal across the Kent region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Legal Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Legal
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Legal across the Kent region.

Legal Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Legal
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Kent region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Dover - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 2
Westerham - - - -
Legal
South East

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Legal also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Legal.

1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (16.67%) Data Privacy
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
2 1 (16.67%) XML

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Legal also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Legal. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Data Privacy
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCDA
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Juniper
1 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee
1 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
1 1 (16.67%) F5