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 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 41 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs citing LAN 7 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.91% 4.78% 4.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.00% 24.00% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 8
Median daily rate £315 £213 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.23% -39.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £175 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £455 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.03% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +20.00%
LAN
South East

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
50 50 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 13.62% 19.92% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 30 28
Median daily rate £328 £466 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.64% +33.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £182 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £13.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+201.88% -22.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 30 May 2016.

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 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £321 -
LAN
South East

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 (90.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 6 (60.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (40.00%) Citrix
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) IIS
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) Siebel
4 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (40.00%) Wireless
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) VMware ESX
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (40.00%) SAN
4 4 (40.00%) Informatica
4 4 (40.00%) Clustering
4 4 (40.00%) Wiki
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (40.00%) QlikView
4 4 (40.00%) IronPort
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (40.00%) PowerShell

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) IIS
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) SAN
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (30.00%) WLAN
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (10.00%) BGP
6 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (10.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (40.00%) QlikView
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Implementation Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Project Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Server Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Server Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Clustering
1 4 (40.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (40.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) Informatica
2 4 (40.00%) IronPort
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Siebel
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) 3Com
3 2 (20.00%) Aruba
3 2 (20.00%) BT
3 2 (20.00%) NETGEAR
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Forcepoint
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper