The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WAN Optimization
Rank 548 530 555
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +25
Contract jobs citing WAN Optimisation 16 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.039% 0.028%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.044% 0.053% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 4
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£325 £360 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £163 £450
% change year-on-year
+103.07% -63.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36762 34066 37577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.45% 73.31% 71.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 23222 21113 22094
Average daily rate £406 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% +3.12%
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 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1080 1002 1362
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.03 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
WAN Optimisation
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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 24 July 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 24 July 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
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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 +3 12 £325 -37.50% 8
West Midlands - 2 - -
South East -13 1 £310 +148.00% 2
East of England -20 1 - - 1
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WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 36 (100.00%) WAN
2 23 (63.89%) Cisco
3 21 (58.33%) VoIP
4 19 (52.78%) MPLS
4 19 (52.78%) Firewall
5 18 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (50.00%) Riverbed
6 15 (41.67%) Blue Coat
7 14 (38.89%) OSPF
7 14 (38.89%) BGP
7 14 (38.89%) TCP/IP
8 12 (33.33%) VPN
8 12 (33.33%) CCNP
8 12 (33.33%) SAN
8 12 (33.33%) SolarWinds
8 12 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (33.33%) DMVPN
9 11 (30.56%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (30.56%) LAN
10 10 (27.78%) Windows
10 10 (27.78%) Cisco CUCM
11 9 (25.00%) F5
11 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
12 8 (22.22%) CCIE
12 8 (22.22%) McAfee
12 8 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (19.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 7 (19.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (19.44%) Video Conferencing

WAN Optimisation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (100.00%) WAN
2 21 (58.33%) VoIP
3 19 (52.78%) MPLS
3 19 (52.78%) Firewall
4 14 (38.89%) OSPF
4 14 (38.89%) BGP
4 14 (38.89%) TCP/IP
5 12 (33.33%) VPN
5 12 (33.33%) SAN
5 12 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (33.33%) DMVPN
6 11 (30.56%) Cisco IOS
6 11 (30.56%) LAN
7 8 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (19.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 7 (19.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 7 (19.44%) Wireless
8 7 (19.44%) IPsec
8 7 (19.44%) BIG-IP
8 7 (19.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.33%) Legal
4 2 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Network Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Network Support
4 5 (13.89%) Consultant
4 5 (13.89%) Network Manager
4 5 (13.89%) Network Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Server Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (2.78%) J2EE
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (13.89%) PKI
3 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.33%) Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 6 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 4 (11.11%) Service Management
2 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 4 (11.11%) Change Management
2 4 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 4 (11.11%) Information Assurance
2 4 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (11.11%) High Availability
2 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (8.33%) ISMS
3 3 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.56%) Network Management
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.78%) VBScript
2 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (33.33%) CCNP
3 8 (22.22%) CCIE
4 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.56%) CCNA
5 2 (5.56%) CCDP
5 2 (5.56%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) VMware Server
2 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.11%) DFS Replication
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.78%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (8.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (8.33%) SCCM
3 2 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (5.56%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.78%) SCOM
4 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.78%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) Cisco
2 18 (50.00%) Riverbed
3 15 (41.67%) Blue Coat
4 12 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 9 (25.00%) F5
6 8 (22.22%) McAfee
7 7 (19.44%) CheckPoint
7 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
8 6 (16.67%) Fortinet
8 6 (16.67%) Mitel
9 5 (13.89%) Polycom
9 5 (13.89%) VMware
9 5 (13.89%) NetApp
10 4 (11.11%) Citrix
10 4 (11.11%) Avaya
10 4 (11.11%) Juniper
10 4 (11.11%) HP
11 3 (8.33%) Aruba
11 3 (8.33%) Brocade
11 3 (8.33%) Websense
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