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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WAN Optimization
Rank 393 394 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing WAN Optimisation 7 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.032% 0.049% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.041% 0.062% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 0
Average daily rate
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£463 £348 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £415 £295
% change year-on-year
- +40.67%
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
16967 17800 15845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.63% 78.58% 77.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11940 12426 11170
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 £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 240 211
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -16.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £57.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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
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 30 March 2015.

WAN Optimisation Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +20 4 £525 +49.57% 1
Docklands, London - - - -
WAN Optimisation
England

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 29 (100.00%) WAN
2 18 (62.07%) Windows
3 16 (55.17%) Riverbed
4 15 (51.72%) Cisco
4 15 (51.72%) SAN
5 12 (41.38%) MPLS
5 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
5 12 (41.38%) VMware
5 12 (41.38%) VLAN
6 11 (37.93%) Firewall
6 11 (37.93%) LAN
6 11 (37.93%) Linux
7 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
7 10 (34.48%) VPN
7 10 (34.48%) Citrix
8 9 (31.03%) DNS
8 9 (31.03%) Network Load Balancing
8 9 (31.03%) High Availability
8 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (27.59%) Load Balancing
9 8 (27.59%) Blue Coat
9 8 (27.59%) Wireless
10 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
10 7 (24.14%) OSPF
10 7 (24.14%) BGP
10 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (24.14%) HSRP
11 6 (20.69%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (20.69%) Information Assurance

WAN Optimisation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 3 (10.34%) NetWeaver
2 2 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
1 5 (17.24%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (100.00%) WAN
2 15 (51.72%) SAN
3 12 (41.38%) MPLS
3 12 (41.38%) VLAN
4 11 (37.93%) Firewall
4 11 (37.93%) LAN
5 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
5 10 (34.48%) VPN
6 9 (31.03%) DNS
7 8 (27.59%) Wireless
8 7 (24.14%) OSPF
8 7 (24.14%) BGP
8 7 (24.14%) HSRP
9 6 (20.69%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (20.69%) IPsec
9 6 (20.69%) Cisco IPT
9 6 (20.69%) DMVPN
9 6 (20.69%) NetScaler
9 6 (20.69%) HTTPS
9 6 (20.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) SAP HANA
4 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Law
2 2 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Consultant
1 6 (20.69%) Analyst
1 6 (20.69%) Network Support
2 5 (17.24%) Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Voice Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) Network Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Network Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Server Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Lead Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Security Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.69%) PKI
3 5 (17.24%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (10.34%) HACMP
5 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
5 2 (6.90%) FlexPod
6 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.45%) FMCG
6 1 (3.45%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Linux
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.34%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Network Load Balancing
1 9 (31.03%) High Availability
2 8 (27.59%) Load Balancing
3 6 (20.69%) ISMS
3 6 (20.69%) Information Assurance
3 6 (20.69%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (13.79%) Change Management
4 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.34%) Service Management
5 3 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.90%) Release Management
6 2 (6.90%) QMS
6 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) Workflow
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.45%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.24%) CCNP
3 2 (6.90%) CCNA
3 2 (6.90%) CCIE
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.45%) MCSE
4 1 (3.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
3 4 (13.79%) XenApp
3 4 (13.79%) vSphere
4 3 (10.34%) VMware ESX
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (10.34%) PowerHA
5 2 (6.90%) VMware Server
5 2 (6.90%) ProxySG
5 2 (6.90%) UAG
5 2 (6.90%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.90%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) SCOM
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Riverbed
2 15 (51.72%) Cisco
3 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
3 12 (41.38%) VMware
4 10 (34.48%) Citrix
5 8 (27.59%) Blue Coat
6 6 (20.69%) Aruba
6 6 (20.69%) NetApp
7 5 (17.24%) Oracle
7 5 (17.24%) Polycom
7 5 (17.24%) Brocade
8 4 (13.79%) Mitel
8 4 (13.79%) CheckPoint
9 3 (10.34%) EMC
9 3 (10.34%) Juniper
9 3 (10.34%) Business Objects
9 3 (10.34%) SAP
9 3 (10.34%) IBM
9 3 (10.34%) F5
10 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
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