The table below looks at the statistics for WAN Optimisation skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN Optimisation over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WAN Optimization
England / London
Rank 401 418 403
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Contract jobs citing WAN Optimisation 3 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.015% 0.019% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.018% 0.022% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Median daily rate £291 £394 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.03% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £375 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £413 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £320 -
% change year-on-year
-4.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16506 17981 17240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.85% 85.00% 82.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11946 12878 12269
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 209 202
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.01 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

WAN Optimisation
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

WAN Optimisation
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

WAN Optimisation Daily Rate Trend in London

WAN Optimisation
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 28 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
City of London -4 2 £291 -26.03%
Hayes - 1 - -
WAN Optimisation
England

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for WAN Optimisation.

1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) Riverbed
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Network Design
3 2 (40.00%) Brocade
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Polycom
3 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (40.00%) Aruba
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) Dynatrace
4 1 (20.00%) Presales
4 1 (20.00%) Splunk
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) WLAN
4 1 (20.00%) CCIE
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX

WAN Optimisation
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) WLAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Support
1 2 (40.00%) Network Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Network Support
1 2 (40.00%) Network Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Build Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Presales
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCIE
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Riverbed
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Aruba
3 2 (40.00%) Brocade
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Polycom
4 1 (20.00%) Dynatrace
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) Splunk