The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 6 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LAN 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 5.56% - 2.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 100.00% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£225 - £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £324 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.94% +3.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.28 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.48% +26.75%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Maidstone region.

Communications & Networking Category
Maidstone
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 5.56% - 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £225 - £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) BCP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) BCP
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint