The table below looks at the statistics for WAN Optimisation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN Optimisation over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WAN Optimization
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WAN Optimisation 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £313 £420
% change year-on-year
+16.80% -25.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WAN Optimisation
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
502 721 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.23% 83.26% 77.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 380 308
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 30 5
Median hourly rate £13.59 £31.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.13% +50.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £13.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%