The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 38 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs citing LAN 3 2 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.76% 0.73% 6.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.82% 6.67% 31.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 11
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.97 - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.98 £20.25 £19.68
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.89%
LAN
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
44 30 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 11.20% 10.91% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 25
Average daily rate £320 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £201 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.97 £22.00 £18.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £174.50 £22.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

LAN
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

LAN Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

LAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

LAN Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (33.33%) DMZ
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (33.33%) VCP4

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (33.33%) DMZ
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Tester
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (33.33%) VCP4
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft