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 12 September 2014 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 41 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing Legal 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.67% 0.68% 0.36%
As % of the General category 1.79% 1.96% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£343 £150 £775
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+128.33% -80.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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
112 102 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 37.71% 34.81% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 55 56
Average daily rate £388 £425 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +27.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £517 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £382 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.59% +1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Average hourly rate £35.05 £35.50 £11.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.26% +199.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.82 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -24.77%

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 12 September 2014.

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 12 September 2014. 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
Maidstone - 1 £410 -
Legal
South East

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) ABAP
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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.

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
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) LSMW
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Commercial Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
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
1 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow