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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 36 40 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing LAN 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.62% 0.89% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.00% 7.14% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£115 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +9.37%
LAN
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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 Coventry region.

Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
40 42 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 12.46% 12.43% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 4
Average daily rate £315 £300 £108
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +179.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £170 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Average hourly rate £25.66 £37.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +27.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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 26 May 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) Internet
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (50.00%) MCSE
4 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) MCITP
4 3 (50.00%) SCCM
4 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) DHCP
6 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft