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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 39 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Legal 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.08% 0.42% 0.72%
As % of the General category 3.49% 2.00% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£275 - £510
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 - £502
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 - £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+26.47% +3.03%
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 50 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 31.05% 21.19% 38.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 28 57
Average daily rate £375 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £320 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £505 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 13
Average hourly rate £24.50 £29.38 £11.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.59% +158.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.98 £6.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £35.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

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 January 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 29 January 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
Maidstone - 1 - - 4
Dartford - - - -
Legal
South East

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Juniper
1 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (40.00%) McAfee
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (40.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (20.00%) MDX
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Security Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) MDX
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) CCDA
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Juniper
1 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (40.00%) McAfee
1 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (40.00%) F5