The table below looks at the statistics for WAN Optimisation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN Optimisation over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WAN Optimization
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WAN Optimisation 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £310 £430
% change year-on-year
+17.74% -27.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WAN Optimisation
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
256 298 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.50% 85.63% 78.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 208 237
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £279 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 12
Median hourly rate £50.78 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.95% +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%