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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 30 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing Legal 5 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.06% 2.24% 5.17%
As % of the General category 7.69% 5.49% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +35.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £22.50 £27.48
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -18.12%
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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
65 91 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 26.75% 40.81% 37.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 67 54
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £175 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Average hourly rate £26.72 £17.00 £35.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.17% -52.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £17.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.77 £17.00 £79.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.84%

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 29 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) CCDA
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 1 (12.50%) Local Government
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Data Privacy
3 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CCDA
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Juniper
1 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 1 (12.50%) McAfee
1 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
1 1 (12.50%) F5
Kent
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Kent
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago