The table below looks at the statistics for WAN 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 WAN over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 27 27 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing WAN 3 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.12% 1.82% 4.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.00% 15.15% 20.00%
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 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
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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
25 33 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 9.36% 12.04% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 2
Average daily rate £208 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.12% +33.33%
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 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.34% -64.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing WAN 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 WAN.

1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing WAN 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 WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft