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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 43 41 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing WAN 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.00% 1.07% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 8.33% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £513 £150 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+241.66% -51.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £27.50 £22.60
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +21.70%

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 48 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 10.03% 12.87% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 18
Median daily rate £450 £450 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +73.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £150 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £533 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +36.36%

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
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 28 February 2017, 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 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) CCSA
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Nortel

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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Business IT Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Data Business Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Head of Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) IT Business Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) IT Technician
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Contingency Planning
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (20.00%) Network Management
1 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCDA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) CCSA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Avaya
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Nortel