The first table below looks at the demand for WAN Optimisation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN Optimisation over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WAN Optimization
Rank - - 59
Contract jobs citing WAN Optimisation 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £295 £253
% change year-on-year
+42.37% +16.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
644 574 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.31% 74.45% 62.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 253 233
Average daily rate £390 £360 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £465 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 26 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +32.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
WAN Optimisation
North West

WAN Optimisation
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN Optimisation across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

WAN Optimisation Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

WAN Optimisation
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN Optimisation across the Cheshire region.

WAN Optimisation Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

WAN Optimisation
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
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WAN Optimisation
North West

WAN Optimisation
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing WAN Optimisation 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 Optimisation.

1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) DWDM
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) Structured Cabling

WAN Optimisation
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing WAN Optimisation 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 Optimisation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DWDM
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (50.00%) F5