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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN Optimisation over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WAN Optimization
UK / England
Rank 567 601 589
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -12
Contract jobs citing WAN Optimisation 12 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.023% 0.021%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.035% 0.028% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 6
Median daily rate £300 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £307 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £413 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £320 -
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 -

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
34750 39516 38053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.98% 82.86% 79.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23216 26235 24416
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 864 1083 1029
Median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

WAN Optimisation
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation within the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +26 8 £310 -
London +22 3 £291 -26.03%
West Midlands +10 1 - -
WAN Optimisation
UK

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for WAN Optimisation.

1 17 (100.00%) WAN
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco
3 10 (58.82%) Wireless
4 9 (52.94%) Firewall
4 9 (52.94%) LAN
4 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (47.06%) CCNP
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (41.18%) Riverbed
6 7 (41.18%) Blue Coat
7 6 (35.29%) Load Balancing
8 5 (29.41%) Network Design
8 5 (29.41%) Degree
9 4 (23.53%) SAN
9 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
9 4 (23.53%) CCNA
9 4 (23.53%) VPN
9 4 (23.53%) F5
9 4 (23.53%) Aruba
9 4 (23.53%) ProxySG
10 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
10 3 (17.65%) Fortinet
10 3 (17.65%) Network Security
10 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (17.65%) WLAN
10 3 (17.65%) ITIL
10 3 (17.65%) Linux
10 3 (17.65%) Juniper
10 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
11 2 (11.76%) Finance

WAN Optimisation
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) WAN
2 10 (58.82%) Wireless
3 9 (52.94%) Firewall
3 9 (52.94%) LAN
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (23.53%) SAN
5 4 (23.53%) VPN
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (17.65%) Network Security
6 3 (17.65%) WLAN
7 2 (11.76%) 4G
7 2 (11.76%) DHCP
7 2 (11.76%) DNS
7 2 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (11.76%) ISDN
7 2 (11.76%) Junos
7 2 (11.76%) NetScaler
7 2 (11.76%) SSL
7 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
1 9 (52.94%) Network Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Blue Coat Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Network Support
5 2 (11.76%) Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Support
5 2 (11.76%) IT Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Junior
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.76%) PKI
1 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Load Balancing
2 5 (29.41%) Network Design
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
4 2 (11.76%) Change Control
4 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
4 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.76%) Information Management
4 2 (11.76%) Network Management
4 2 (11.76%) Operations Management
4 2 (11.76%) Presales
4 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.88%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (47.06%) CCNP
3 5 (29.41%) Degree
4 4 (23.53%) CCNA
5 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) Blue Coat
2 7 (41.18%) Riverbed
3 4 (23.53%) Aruba
3 4 (23.53%) F5
4 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
4 3 (17.65%) Fortinet
4 3 (17.65%) Juniper
5 2 (11.76%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (11.76%) BMC
5 2 (11.76%) Brocade
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix
5 2 (11.76%) Dynatrace
5 2 (11.76%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) IBM
5 2 (11.76%) Intel Security
5 2 (11.76%) Palo Alto
5 2 (11.76%) Polycom
5 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
5 2 (11.76%) Splunk