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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WAN Optimization
Rank 434 423 418
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing WAN Optimisation 3 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.097% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.015% 0.12% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 13
Median daily rate £475 £435 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% +24.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £375 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £627 £435 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate - £320 £320
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
19477 19478 19794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.78% 82.37% 81.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13973 13893 13777
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 217 237
Median hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation across the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

WAN Optimisation Daily Rate Histogram in London

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 London region with a requirement for WAN Optimisation.

1 16 (100.00%) WAN
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (93.75%) Riverbed
3 13 (81.25%) Wireless
4 10 (62.50%) LAN
5 8 (50.00%) Firewall
6 7 (43.75%) VoIP
7 5 (31.25%) EIGRP
8 4 (25.00%) Network Design
8 4 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (18.75%) CCNP
10 2 (12.50%) PSTN
10 2 (12.50%) OSPF
10 2 (12.50%) BGP
10 2 (12.50%) MGCP
10 2 (12.50%) Project Management
10 2 (12.50%) SCCP
10 2 (12.50%) ISDN
10 2 (12.50%) WebEx
10 2 (12.50%) NX-OS
10 2 (12.50%) XMPP
10 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (12.50%) CCNP Voice
10 2 (12.50%) Palo Alto
11 1 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) WAN
2 13 (81.25%) Wireless
3 10 (62.50%) LAN
4 8 (50.00%) Firewall
5 7 (43.75%) VoIP
6 5 (31.25%) EIGRP
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (12.50%) BGP
9 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (12.50%) ISDN
9 2 (12.50%) MGCP
9 2 (12.50%) NX-OS
9 2 (12.50%) OSPF
9 2 (12.50%) PSTN
9 2 (12.50%) SCCP
9 2 (12.50%) WebEx
10 1 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (6.25%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 8 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Voice Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Architect
3 5 (31.25%) Network Architect
4 4 (25.00%) Voice Network Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Architect
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Architect
5 3 (18.75%) Design Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Data Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Designer
6 2 (12.50%) Network Designer
7 1 (6.25%) Build Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Network Design Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Network Design
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CCNP
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CCNP Voice
3 1 (6.25%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (93.75%) Riverbed
3 2 (12.50%) Palo Alto
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper