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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WAN Optimization
Rank 436 427 402
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -25
Contract jobs citing WAN Optimisation 3 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.082% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.015% 0.098% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 16
Median daily rate £450 £430 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +18.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £622 £435 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate - £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
19409 19347 19970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 86.02% 83.44% 81.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 13908 13882 14198
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 £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 217 253
Median hourly rate £24.44 £22.00 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.09% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.28 £54.52 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 2016.

WAN Optimisation Daily Rate Histogram in London

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 11 (100.00%) WAN
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) Riverbed
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 8 (72.73%) Wireless
4 7 (63.64%) LAN
5 6 (54.55%) Network Design
6 4 (36.36%) VoIP
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (18.18%) OSPF
8 2 (18.18%) BGP
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (18.18%) NX-OS
8 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
9 1 (9.09%) WLAN
9 1 (9.09%) CCIE
9 1 (9.09%) CCNP
9 1 (9.09%) Citrix
9 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (9.09%) Juniper
9 1 (9.09%) SaaS
9 1 (9.09%) PaaS
9 1 (9.09%) F5
9 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (9.09%) 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 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) Wireless
3 7 (63.64%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (36.36%) VoIP
5 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
6 2 (18.18%) BGP
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (18.18%) NX-OS
6 2 (18.18%) OSPF
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (9.09%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Design Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Network Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Build Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Designer
4 2 (18.18%) Network Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Voice Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Network Design
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCIE
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) Riverbed
3 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper