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 3 months to 26 April 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.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 43 39
Rank change year-on-year +14 -4  
Contract jobs citing WAN 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.85% 0.54% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.14% 5.26% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £313 £285 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.64% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +8.96% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.08 £21.13 £26.00
% change year-on-year -28.63% -18.75%  

WAN 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 35 38 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 10.77% 10.19% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 30
Median daily rate £405 £450 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +73.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £208 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £25.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.28% +36.39%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.66%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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 26 April 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 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) IT Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (12.50%) PMO
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (12.50%) CCNP
5 1 (12.50%) CCNA
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Network Management
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence

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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) IT Strategy
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Contingency Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft