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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 45 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.52% 0.91% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.13% 5.26% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £285 £115 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+147.82% -68.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £115 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £115 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £27.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +45.94%
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
39 57 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 10.13% 17.27% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 12
Median daily rate £450 £260 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £260 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £425 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.66 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.39% -31.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) VoIP
3 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) Office 365
4 3 (33.33%) Time Management
4 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (33.33%) MCP
4 3 (33.33%) MCSE
4 3 (33.33%) Apple
4 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
4 3 (33.33%) Driving Licence
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
6 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
6 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Change Control
6 1 (11.11%) NAS
6 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Local Government

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:

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) VoIP
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 1 (11.11%) NAS
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Local Government
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
1 3 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 3 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
1 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
1 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support Technician
1 3 (33.33%) Desktop Technician
1 3 (33.33%) IT Support
1 3 (33.33%) IT Support Technician
1 3 (33.33%) IT Technician
1 3 (33.33%) Support Technician
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Procurement Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Commercial Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 3 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (11.11%) Use Case
2 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCP
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Apple
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle