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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN Optimisation over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WAN Optimization
Rank - 201 -
Contract jobs citing WAN Optimisation 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.017% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.021% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £420 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
3981 4663 4281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.54% 77.52% 75.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3119 3416 3272
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 50 77
Average hourly rate £20.45 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

WAN Optimisation
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN Optimisation across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) SAN
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) VLAN
4 5 (55.56%) Riverbed
5 4 (44.44%) F5
5 4 (44.44%) Citrix
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) WLAN
6 3 (33.33%) VPN
6 3 (33.33%) MPLS
6 3 (33.33%) IIS
6 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 3 (33.33%) Juniper
6 3 (33.33%) BGP
6 3 (33.33%) vSphere
6 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (33.33%) UAG
6 3 (33.33%) HSRP
6 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (33.33%) XenApp
6 3 (33.33%) SCCM
6 3 (33.33%) SCOM
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008

WAN Optimisation
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) IIS
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (55.56%) SAN
3 5 (55.56%) VLAN
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) WLAN
5 3 (33.33%) VPN
5 3 (33.33%) MPLS
5 3 (33.33%) BGP
5 3 (33.33%) HSRP
5 3 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (22.22%) NAS
6 2 (22.22%) DMVPN
6 2 (22.22%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) IPsec
6 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (22.22%) LDAP
6 2 (22.22%) DHCP
6 2 (22.22%) HTTP
6 2 (22.22%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Server Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Operations Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Voice Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Voice Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) PKI
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Information Assurance
1 2 (22.22%) ISMS
1 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (22.22%) High Availability
1 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
1 2 (22.22%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Workflow
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) vSphere
2 3 (33.33%) UAG
2 3 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (22.22%) DFS Replication
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Server
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
1 3 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
1 5 (55.56%) Riverbed
2 4 (44.44%) F5
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
4 2 (22.22%) Mitel
4 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
4 2 (22.22%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Aruba