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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 47 38 34
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing LAN 1 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.26% 0.90% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.56% 5.36% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate £363 - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £317
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.75 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +23.37%
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
39 56 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 10.21% 16.87% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 12
Average daily rate £450 £260 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £208 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £410 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.66 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.39% -31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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 April 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (44.44%) VoIP
3 3 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 3 (33.33%) Office 365
3 3 (33.33%) Time Management
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Apple
3 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 3 (33.33%) MCP
3 3 (33.33%) MCSE
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) NAS
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (11.11%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Data Centre

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) VoIP
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) NAS
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Burp Suite
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
1 3 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 3 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
1 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
1 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support Technician
1 3 (33.33%) Desktop Technician
1 3 (33.33%) IT Support
1 3 (33.33%) IT Support Technician
1 3 (33.33%) IT Technician
1 3 (33.33%) Support Technician
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Procurement Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 3 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Kali Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (11.11%) Use Case
2 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCP
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Apple
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle