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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 40 42 30
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing WAN 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.41% 0.26% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.32% 2.27% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
- +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -11.62%
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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
19 44 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.37% 11.37% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 13
Average daily rate £275 £320 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £175 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £35.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +59.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (42.86%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) MCSE
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) ADSL
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) MPLS
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) Skype
2 1 (14.29%) ADSL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Programme Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) Zenoss
1 1 (14.29%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Tripwire
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) Meraki
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
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