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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 38 41 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.58% 0.54% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 6.25% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -12.50%
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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
17 32 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 4.94% 8.70% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 8
Average daily rate £300 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £195 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £370 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
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 £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) MCITP
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Skype
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft