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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WAN Optimization
Rank 418 416 395
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Contract jobs citing WAN Optimisation 2 11 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.049% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.011% 0.059% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 15
Median daily rate £438 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £375 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £465 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £310 £363
% change year-on-year
+17.74% -14.48%
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
18217 18803 18933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.83% 83.68% 80.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13132 13421 13967
Median daily rate £485 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 227 247
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £22.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Riverbed
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) Network Design
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (20.00%) SaaS
5 1 (20.00%) PaaS
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (20.00%) WLAN
5 1 (20.00%) CCIE
5 1 (20.00%) CCNP
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Juniper
5 1 (20.00%) EIGRP

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 (20.00%) PaaS
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Designer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Build Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) WAN Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCIE
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper