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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 38 44 37
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing Legal 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.30% 0.33% 0.70%
As % of the General category 9.33% 0.90% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£140 £275 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.09% +83.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-40.21% +43.75%
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
75 111 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 24.67% 36.27% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 78 53
Average daily rate £350 £378 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.28% -5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £35.05 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.92% +16.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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
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 1 September 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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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
Dartford - 4 £140 -
Tonbridge -1 1 - -
Legal
South East

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (41.67%) Information Governance
2 4 (33.33%) NHS
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Law
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
2 4 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 4 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (33.33%) Freedom of Information Act
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (16.67%) C
4 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (16.67%) Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Document Management
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Local Government
5 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
5 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) SLA

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 4 (33.33%) Law
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Information Governance Officer
2 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Coordinator
4 1 (8.33%) Governance Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Commercial Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Information Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Information Governance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) NHS
1 4 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
1 4 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (33.33%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Information Governance
2 4 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Document Management
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
5 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA