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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 51 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +5
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.43% 2.41% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.41% 17.02% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £525 £150 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+250.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £347
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -9.09%

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
37 47 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 8.01% 14.16% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 6
Median daily rate £450 £310 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% +106.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £150 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £10.50 £22.50 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +0.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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
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 20 January 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 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) CCSA
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCDA
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Nortel
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business IT Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Data Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Head of Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) IT Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Nortel Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Network Management
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCDA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CCSA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Avaya
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Nortel