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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 44 33 15
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -18
Contract jobs citing WAN 1 2 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.27% 0.71% 6.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.86% 5.71% 36.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 12
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -6.97%
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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
35 35 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 9.54% 12.37% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 26
Average daily rate £320 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £201 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £49.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -55.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 23 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) VCP4
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (66.67%) VCP4
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) VMware