The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
South East / Kent
Rank 36 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing LAN 5 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.90% 2.90% 5.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 25.93% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 11
Median daily rate £450 £263 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £240 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £327 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -10.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 27 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 13.31% 11.20% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 26
Median daily rate £373 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £38.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +266.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing LAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAN across the Kent region.

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Kent

LAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

LAN
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 LAN within the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham - 2 £563 -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for LAN.

1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
1 9 (64.29%) Wireless
2 8 (57.14%) WAN
3 7 (50.00%) Change Management
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (42.86%) Network Security
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) Advertising
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
7 3 (21.43%) VMware
7 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
7 3 (21.43%) Citrix
7 3 (21.43%) ITIL
8 2 (14.29%) DNS
8 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
8 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (14.29%) Juniper
8 2 (14.29%) DHCP
8 2 (14.29%) VoIP
8 2 (14.29%) WLAN
8 2 (14.29%) Information Security
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (14.29%) High Availability
8 2 (14.29%) Palo Alto
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (14.29%) SCCM

LAN
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
2 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
1 9 (64.29%) Wireless
2 8 (57.14%) WAN
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (42.86%) Network Security
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (14.29%) DHCP
6 2 (14.29%) DNS
6 2 (14.29%) VoIP
6 2 (14.29%) WLAN
7 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (28.57%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) LAN Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Wireless Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 2 (14.29%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Technician
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Technician
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Technician
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (14.29%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) High Availability
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) Regulatory Compliance
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 2 (14.29%) Juniper
4 2 (14.29%) Palo Alto
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle