The table below looks at the statistics for WAN Optimisation skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN Optimisation over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WAN Optimization
Rank 164 209 201
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -8
Contract jobs citing WAN Optimisation 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.058% 0.067% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.069% 0.084% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £373 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.35% +30.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £316 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.51% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WAN Optimisation
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2919 4781 4626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.33% 80.65% 80.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2374 3786 3439
Median daily rate £475 £469 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 47 47
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +2.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

WAN Optimisation
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

WAN Optimisation
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

WAN Optimisation Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WAN Optimisation
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WAN Optimisation 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 City of London region with a requirement for WAN Optimisation.

1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre

WAN Optimisation
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed