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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WAN Optimization
Rank 549 527 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing WAN Optimisation 30 29 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.060% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.077% 0.081% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £368 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £403 -
% change year-on-year
-20.49% -
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
39047 35944 38456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.01% 74.50% 72.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 24929 22718 22716
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1092 1003 1444
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.50 £30.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.33% -3.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.95 £48.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +20 25 £363 +1.82% 4
South East - 5 £315 - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
WAN Optimisation
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WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 45 (100.00%) WAN
2 22 (48.89%) SAN
2 22 (48.89%) Riverbed
3 21 (46.67%) Windows
3 21 (46.67%) Firewall
4 20 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 20 (44.44%) Cisco
5 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
5 17 (37.78%) VoIP
5 17 (37.78%) F5
6 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
6 16 (35.56%) VMware
7 15 (33.33%) VPN
7 15 (33.33%) SolarWinds
8 14 (31.11%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (31.11%) LAN
9 13 (28.89%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (28.89%) CCNP
10 12 (26.67%) Juniper
10 12 (26.67%) Blue Coat
11 11 (24.44%) MPLS
12 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
12 10 (22.22%) Websense
12 10 (22.22%) Finance
12 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
13 9 (20.00%) Load Balancing
13 9 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
13 9 (20.00%) SCCM

WAN Optimisation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
1 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.33%) IIS
2 6 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.67%) NetWeaver
5 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (100.00%) WAN
2 22 (48.89%) SAN
3 21 (46.67%) Firewall
4 20 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 17 (37.78%) VoIP
6 15 (33.33%) VPN
7 14 (31.11%) LAN
7 14 (31.11%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (24.44%) MPLS
9 10 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 9 (20.00%) BGP
10 9 (20.00%) IPsec
11 8 (17.78%) VLAN
11 8 (17.78%) OSPF
11 8 (17.78%) DMVPN
12 7 (15.56%) NetScaler
12 7 (15.56%) Wireshark
12 7 (15.56%) Reverse Proxy
12 7 (15.56%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.67%) SAP HANA
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Legal
2 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Analyst
1 11 (24.44%) Network Manager
2 9 (20.00%) Architect
3 7 (15.56%) Administrator
3 7 (15.56%) Network Administrator
4 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Network Support
5 5 (11.11%) Network Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) SAP Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Service Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) CSS
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.33%) HACMP
3 4 (8.89%) Blackberry
3 4 (8.89%) PKI
4 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (46.67%) Windows
2 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (20.00%) Linux
4 6 (13.33%) AIX
5 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 9 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 9 (20.00%) High Availability
2 6 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (11.11%) Service Management
3 5 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (8.89%) Change Management
4 4 (8.89%) Information Assurance
4 4 (8.89%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.67%) Release Management
5 3 (6.67%) ISMS
5 3 (6.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 3 (6.67%) ITIL
5 3 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (6.67%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.44%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) VBScript
1 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) CCNP
1 13 (28.89%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (15.56%) CCVP
2 7 (15.56%) CCDP
3 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) CCIE
4 2 (4.44%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
2 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (15.56%) vSphere
4 6 (13.33%) UAG
4 6 (13.33%) PowerHA
4 6 (13.33%) XenApp
4 6 (13.33%) VMware ESX
5 4 (8.89%) DFS Replication
5 4 (8.89%) VMware Server
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (6.67%) ISA Server
7 2 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) SCCM
1 9 (20.00%) SCOM
1 9 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (17.78%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (6.67%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.44%) FortiGate
4 2 (4.44%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 22 (48.89%) Riverbed
2 20 (44.44%) Cisco
3 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
3 17 (37.78%) F5
4 16 (35.56%) VMware
5 15 (33.33%) SolarWinds
6 12 (26.67%) Blue Coat
6 12 (26.67%) Juniper
7 10 (22.22%) Websense
8 8 (17.78%) NetApp
9 6 (13.33%) SAP
9 6 (13.33%) HP
9 6 (13.33%) EMC
9 6 (13.33%) Citrix
9 6 (13.33%) Avaya
9 6 (13.33%) IBM
9 6 (13.33%) Mitel
10 5 (11.11%) CheckPoint
11 4 (8.89%) McAfee
11 4 (8.89%) IronPort
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