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 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WAN Optimization
Rank 600 592 600
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing WAN Optimisation 8 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.046% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.021% 0.056% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 16
Median daily rate £383 £320 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.53% -24.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £491 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
+21.66% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
39017 40753 39816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.86% 81.41% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26180 26815 26337
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 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1017 1222 1137
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.90 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.14% +28.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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
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 6 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation within the England region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +17 4 £345 +25.45%
London -10 2 £438 +7.03%
West Midlands -29 2 £450 +50.00%
WAN Optimisation
UK

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) WAN
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco
3 11 (84.62%) Wireless
4 10 (76.92%) Firewall
5 8 (61.54%) Riverbed
6 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
6 7 (53.85%) Network Design
6 7 (53.85%) LAN
6 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (38.46%) Juniper
7 5 (38.46%) CCNP
8 4 (30.77%) Aruba
8 4 (30.77%) Unified Communications
8 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
8 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
8 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (30.77%) F5
8 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
9 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (23.08%) Fortinet
9 3 (23.08%) Blue Coat
9 3 (23.08%) Citrix
9 3 (23.08%) ITIL
9 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
10 2 (15.38%) 3G
10 2 (15.38%) MPLS
10 2 (15.38%) OSPF
10 2 (15.38%) Intel Security
10 2 (15.38%) BGP
10 2 (15.38%) DDNS

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 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) WAN
2 11 (84.62%) Wireless
3 10 (76.92%) Firewall
4 7 (53.85%) LAN
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (30.77%) Unified Communications
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (15.38%) 4G
7 2 (15.38%) BIG-IP
7 2 (15.38%) DHCP
7 2 (15.38%) DNS
7 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
7 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (15.38%) ISDN
7 2 (15.38%) Junos
7 2 (15.38%) Network Security
7 2 (15.38%) SAN
7 2 (15.38%) SSL
7 2 (15.38%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Designer
3 3 (23.08%) Network Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Network Designer
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Design Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Network Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) PKI
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
1 7 (53.85%) Network Design
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Change Control
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 2 (15.38%) Information Management
3 2 (15.38%) Network Management
3 2 (15.38%) Operations Management
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
3 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CCNP
3 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) CCDA
4 2 (15.38%) CCIE
5 1 (7.69%) CCA
5 1 (7.69%) CCDP
5 1 (7.69%) CCNA
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
5 1 (7.69%) JNCIP
5 1 (7.69%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) Riverbed
3 5 (38.46%) Juniper
4 4 (30.77%) Aruba
4 4 (30.77%) F5
5 3 (23.08%) Blue Coat
5 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) Fortinet
6 2 (15.38%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (15.38%) BMC
6 2 (15.38%) Brocade
6 2 (15.38%) HP
6 2 (15.38%) IBM
6 2 (15.38%) Intel Security
6 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
6 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
6 2 (15.38%) TOWER Software
7 1 (7.69%) Infovista
7 1 (7.69%) Remedy