The table below looks at the statistics for WAN Optimisation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN Optimisation over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 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 Cheshire - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £313 £420
% change year-on-year
+20.80% -25.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WAN Optimisation
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
871 821 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.39% 83.35% 79.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 525 314
Median daily rate £425 £401 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 32 30
Median hourly rate £22.54 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £38.50 £44.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

WAN Optimisation
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing WAN Optimisation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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