The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Local Area Network (LAN)
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 43 32
Rank change year-on-year +6 -11  
Contract jobs citing LAN 6 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.71% 0.28% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% 2.33% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £313 - £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year +2.85% +0.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.80% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year -30.23% -12.24%  

LAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 39 43 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 11.11% 11.88% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 23
Median daily rate £450 £450 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +73.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £310 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.80% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing LAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Coventry

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LAN in Coventry.

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Coventry

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Coventry over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Coventry

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN in Coventry.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LAN 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 LAN.

1 7 (63.64%) WAN
1 7 (63.64%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) Network Architecture
3 4 (36.36%) FortiGate
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) CCNP
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 4 (36.36%) DMZ
3 4 (36.36%) OSPF
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) IT Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) MS Office
6 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
6 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
6 1 (9.09%) Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
6 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Network Security
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
6 1 (9.09%) Contingency Planning
6 1 (9.09%) PMO

LAN
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) WAN
1 7 (63.64%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) DMZ
3 4 (36.36%) OSPF
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Head of Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Head of Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Network Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) IT Strategy
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CCNP
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft