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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN Optimisation over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WAN Optimization
Rank 408 391 382
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -9
Contract jobs citing WAN Optimisation 6 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.047% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.034% 0.060% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
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£525 £352 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.14% +0.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £420 £295
% change year-on-year
- +42.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WAN Optimisation
England

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
17489 18201 16706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.30% 78.07% 77.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12245 12884 11617
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 225 223
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -23.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

WAN Optimisation
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN Optimisation across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation within the London region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +9 5 £525 +49.57%
WAN Optimisation
England

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 12 (100.00%) WAN
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco
3 8 (66.67%) Riverbed
4 7 (58.33%) LAN
4 7 (58.33%) Windows
4 7 (58.33%) VMware
5 6 (50.00%) Firewall
5 6 (50.00%) MPLS
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
6 5 (41.67%) VPN
6 5 (41.67%) CCNP
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (41.67%) SAN
7 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 4 (33.33%) Citrix
7 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (33.33%) XenApp
7 4 (33.33%) vSphere
7 4 (33.33%) VLAN
8 3 (25.00%) Blue Coat
8 3 (25.00%) ProxySG
8 3 (25.00%) Wireless
8 3 (25.00%) SSL
8 3 (25.00%) SLA
8 3 (25.00%) Juniper
8 3 (25.00%) Nokia
9 2 (16.67%) NetApp

WAN Optimisation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) LAN
3 6 (50.00%) MPLS
3 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) SAN
4 5 (41.67%) VPN
5 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (33.33%) VLAN
6 3 (25.00%) SSL
6 3 (25.00%) Wireless
7 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
7 2 (16.67%) WLAN
7 2 (16.67%) DSL
7 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (8.33%) Multicast
8 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
8 1 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (8.33%) FWSM
8 1 (8.33%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (16.67%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Team Leader
1 3 (25.00%) Network Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Security Operations Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Network Operations Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Server Support
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) FlexPod
2 1 (8.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CCNP
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCIE
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) XenApp
1 4 (33.33%) vSphere
2 3 (25.00%) ProxySG
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) Riverbed
3 7 (58.33%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) Citrix
6 3 (25.00%) Juniper
6 3 (25.00%) Nokia
6 3 (25.00%) Blue Coat
7 2 (16.67%) Mitel
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) NetApp
7 2 (16.67%) HP
7 2 (16.67%) F5
8 1 (8.33%) Avaya
8 1 (8.33%) Huawei
8 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
8 1 (8.33%) Reuters
8 1 (8.33%) Bloomberg
8 1 (8.33%) Radianz
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