The first table below looks at the demand for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Maidstone region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 4 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing LAN 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 18.18% 5.00% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 100.00% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£114 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.39% -1.25%
Communications & Networking Category
Maidstone
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 18.18% 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £118 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
LAN
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LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAN across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidstone

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Maidstone

LAN
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidstone region citing LAN 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 LAN.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) WAN

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidstone region citing LAN 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 LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Help Desk Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Help Desk Support
1 2 (100.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory