Period
to 21 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Legal
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 55 48
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7 +5
Contract jobs citing Legal 4 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.95% 1.68% 2.68%
As % of the General category 2.34% 4.89% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 9
Kent median daily rate £445 £515 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.59% +21.18% -
10th Percentile £291 £279 £350
90th Percentile £624 £595 £508
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.31% +6.73% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £30.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +62.50% -51.52% +112.90%

Legal is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 171 184 245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 40.52% 34.26% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 150 187
Kent median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £262 £180
90th Percentile £664 £613 £575
South East median daily rate £433 £420 £410
% change year-on-year +2.98% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 3
Kent median hourly rate £38.75 £45.00 £99.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.89% -54.55% +286.04%
10th Percentile £11.25 £42.75 £61.80
90th Percentile £42.50 £47.25 £159.80
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £20.00 £22.35
% change year-on-year +55.00% -10.51% +11.75%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Legal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in Kent

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Legal in Kent

Legal
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in Kent over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Legal in Kent

Legal
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Legal in Kent

Legal
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Kent region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sandwich - 3 £265 -
Maidstone - 1 £625 - 1
Legal
South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Legal.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
1 3 (75.00%) Knowledge Management
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (75.00%) High Availability
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
1 3 (75.00%) Ticket Management
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) FMCG
2 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) GDPR
3 1 (25.00%) Data Privacy

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
General
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Advisor
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Support
3 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Messaging Support
3 1 (25.00%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) FMCG
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (75.00%) High Availability
1 3 (75.00%) Knowledge Management
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (75.00%) Ticket Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Clustering