The table below looks at the statistics for WAN Optimisation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN Optimisation over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 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 Hampshire - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
-22.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - -
WAN Optimisation
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1510 1635 1299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.39% 78.34% 73.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 894 702
Average daily rate £375 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 76 67
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.00 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

WAN Optimisation
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN Optimisation across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

WAN Optimisation Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

WAN Optimisation
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN Optimisation across the Hampshire region.

WAN Optimisation Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

WAN Optimisation
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Nokia
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) tcpdump
2 2 (66.67%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (66.67%) IronPort
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) Forcepoint
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management

WAN Optimisation
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) tcpdump
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) Nokia
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) Forcepoint
2 2 (66.67%) IronPort
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft