Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 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.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 75 53
Rank change year-on-year +15 -22 +1
Contract jobs citing WAN 9 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.18% 0.41% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.00% 5.41% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 8
Coventry median daily rate £270 £525 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.57% +55.56% -
10th Percentile £181 £513 £150
90th Percentile £419 £538 £523
West Midlands median daily rate £440 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +25.71% +6.06% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Coventry median hourly rate - - £21.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.95 £16.25 £15.75
% change year-on-year -14.14% +3.17% -39.42%

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 75 74 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 9.80% 7.52% 10.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 60 45
Coventry median daily rate £288 £405 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.01% +20.00% +5.47%
10th Percentile £144 £185 £233
90th Percentile £489 £540 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Coventry median hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.00% +63.93% -49.17%
10th Percentile £12.15 £13.20 £9.25
90th Percentile £42.85 £37.00 £23.08
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +100.00% -14.29% -29.29%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Coventry

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Coventry

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Coventry over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WAN in Coventry

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Capita
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
6 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
6 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines

WAN
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 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) DHCP
2 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) Skype
5 1 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MS Access
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) WAN Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) IT Support
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Virtualisation Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Coaching
2 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (11.11%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Capita
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Aruba
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Veeam