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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 41 43 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing LAN 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.88% 0.76% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 6.67% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.97 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.17% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.98 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+10.62% -12.72%
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
18 45 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.31% 11.36% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 15
Average daily rate £270 £320 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% -11.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £35.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +59.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAN across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

LAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 September 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 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) Tripwire
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP
4 1 (20.00%) PDA
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) MPLS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) Skype
2 1 (20.00%) ADSL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Deskside Support
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Information Security
1 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (20.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) Zenoss
1 1 (20.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Tripwire
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Meraki
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
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