The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 43 38 44
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing WAN 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.22% 0.61% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.87% 6.90% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £285 £308 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +28.57%
WAN
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
46 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 11.25% 8.90% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 8
Median daily rate £340 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £500 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £38.00 £19.83 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.62% -47.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for WAN.

1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 4 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (50.00%) Validation
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) PLM
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (50.00%) VB
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) SAP
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) Statistics
3 3 (50.00%) Product Management
3 3 (50.00%) Business Transformation
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (50.00%) ENOVIA
3 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
3 1 (16.67%) NAS
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
General
1 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Local Government
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Junior
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (50.00%) Statistics
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) PLM
1 3 (50.00%) Product Management
1 3 (50.00%) Validation
1 3 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (16.67%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle