The table below looks at the statistics for WAN Optimisation skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN Optimisation over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WAN Optimization
Rank 555 537 513
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -24
Contract jobs citing WAN Optimisation 24 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.033% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.064% 0.044% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 4
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£400 £428 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £417 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £498 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £420 £220
% change year-on-year
-25.59% +90.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WAN Optimisation
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37734 36043 31566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.70% 75.13% 74.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24299 23133 19378
Average daily rate £418 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1110 988
Average hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

WAN Optimisation
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

WAN Optimisation Jobs Demand Trend in England

WAN Optimisation
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WAN Optimisation Daily Rate Trend in England

WAN Optimisation
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

WAN Optimisation Daily Rate Histogram in England

WAN Optimisation
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN Optimisation across the England region.

WAN Optimisation Hourly Rate Trend in England

WAN Optimisation
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 13 £419 -11.84% 2
West Midlands -8 10 £316 -24.70% 1
South East - 1 £305 -
WAN Optimisation
UK

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 35 (100.00%) WAN
2 28 (80.00%) Cisco
3 22 (62.86%) Firewall
4 21 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (60.00%) CheckPoint
4 21 (60.00%) CCNP
5 19 (54.29%) F5
6 17 (48.57%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (45.71%) MPLS
8 14 (40.00%) Riverbed
9 13 (37.14%) Blue Coat
9 13 (37.14%) Windows
10 12 (34.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 10 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 10 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (28.57%) CSS
11 10 (28.57%) WLAN
11 10 (28.57%) McAfee
11 10 (28.57%) BIG-IP
11 10 (28.57%) VMware
11 10 (28.57%) Fortinet
12 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (25.71%) Wireless
12 9 (25.71%) LAN
13 8 (22.86%) VoIP
13 8 (22.86%) VPN
13 8 (22.86%) IBM
13 8 (22.86%) CiscoWorks
13 8 (22.86%) SAN
13 8 (22.86%) BMC

WAN Optimisation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 5 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (100.00%) WAN
2 22 (62.86%) Firewall
3 17 (48.57%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (45.71%) MPLS
5 12 (34.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 10 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 10 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (28.57%) WLAN
6 10 (28.57%) BIG-IP
7 9 (25.71%) Wireless
7 9 (25.71%) LAN
8 8 (22.86%) VoIP
8 8 (22.86%) VPN
8 8 (22.86%) SAN
8 8 (22.86%) DMVPN
9 7 (20.00%) Multicast
9 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 6 (17.14%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
12 4 (11.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.71%) Law
1 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.71%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Network Support
2 5 (14.29%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (8.57%) Network Team Leader
3 3 (8.57%) Server Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Team Leader
3 3 (8.57%) Server Support Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Server Support
3 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Architect
3 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (5.71%) Network Infrastructure Team Leader
4 2 (5.71%) Network Operations Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Network Security Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) FlexPod
2 1 (2.86%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.57%) Mac OS X
5 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Load Balancing
2 7 (20.00%) Service Management
3 5 (14.29%) Network Design
4 4 (11.43%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.71%) Product Marketing
6 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.86%) Content Management
7 1 (2.86%) Document Management
7 1 (2.86%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.86%) Network Management
7 1 (2.86%) ITIL
7 1 (2.86%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 21 (60.00%) CCNP
2 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) CCNA
4 2 (5.71%) CCIE
4 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) MCSE
5 1 (2.86%) MCSA
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) vSphere
1 7 (20.00%) XenApp
1 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) UAG
3 3 (8.57%) ProxySG
4 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (14.29%) SCCM
2 5 (14.29%) SCOM
3 2 (5.71%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (80.00%) Cisco
2 21 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 19 (54.29%) F5
4 14 (40.00%) Riverbed
5 13 (37.14%) Blue Coat
6 10 (28.57%) McAfee
6 10 (28.57%) VMware
6 10 (28.57%) Fortinet
7 8 (22.86%) IBM
7 8 (22.86%) BMC
7 8 (22.86%) SolarWinds
8 7 (20.00%) Juniper
8 7 (20.00%) Citrix
8 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (8.57%) Nokia
10 2 (5.71%) NetApp
10 2 (5.71%) Remedy
10 2 (5.71%) HP
10 2 (5.71%) Oracle
10 2 (5.71%) Mitel
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Rate: Attractive
Posted: 12 days ago