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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 31 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing LAN 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.78% 1.42% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.52% 11.76% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£310 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+13.45% +21.21%
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
21 34 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 8.14% 12.10% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 5
Average daily rate £310 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £338 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £22.35 £11.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.34% -64.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

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 27 January 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft