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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WAN Optimization
Rank 415 402 408
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing WAN Optimisation 13 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.059% 0.066% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.070% 0.082% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 4
Median daily rate £425 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £350 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £563 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £313 £420
% change year-on-year
+20.80% -25.59%
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
18514 18318 18329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.96% 80.96% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13544 12887 13134
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 258 228
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.30 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -3.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £78.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation within the London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +35 2 £373 -29.04%
WAN Optimisation
England

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 17 (100.00%) WAN
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (94.12%) Riverbed
3 15 (88.24%) Wireless
4 10 (58.82%) Firewall
5 9 (52.94%) LAN
6 7 (41.18%) VoIP
7 6 (35.29%) Palo Alto
7 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (35.29%) CCNP
7 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (29.41%) PSTN
8 5 (29.41%) ISDN
8 5 (29.41%) OSPF
8 5 (29.41%) BGP
8 5 (29.41%) EIGRP
8 5 (29.41%) CCNP Voice
8 5 (29.41%) Cisco Wireless
8 5 (29.41%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (23.53%) Juniper
9 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
9 4 (23.53%) CCIE
10 3 (17.65%) ITIL
10 3 (17.65%) VPN
10 3 (17.65%) SLA
10 3 (17.65%) Project Management
10 3 (17.65%) MPLS
10 3 (17.65%) Service Management
10 3 (17.65%) IPsec

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:

Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) WAN
2 15 (88.24%) Wireless
3 10 (58.82%) Firewall
4 9 (52.94%) LAN
5 7 (41.18%) VoIP
6 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (29.41%) BGP
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco Wireless
7 5 (29.41%) EIGRP
7 5 (29.41%) ISDN
7 5 (29.41%) OSPF
7 5 (29.41%) PSTN
8 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (17.65%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (17.65%) IPsec
9 3 (17.65%) MPLS
9 3 (17.65%) RTSP
9 3 (17.65%) VPN
10 2 (11.76%) MGCP
10 2 (11.76%) SCCP
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 9 (52.94%) Voice Engineer
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (41.18%) Voice Network Engineer
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 3 (17.65%) Design Engineer
6 3 (17.65%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (17.65%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (17.65%) Senior Voice Engineer
6 3 (17.65%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
7 2 (11.76%) Data Engineer
7 2 (11.76%) Network Architect
7 2 (11.76%) Network Support
7 2 (11.76%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Support
7 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 2 (11.76%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (11.76%) Senior Voice Support Engineer
7 2 (11.76%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) 802.1X
2 2 (11.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) PKI
1 3 (17.65%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
1 3 (17.65%) Network Design
1 3 (17.65%) Procure-to-Pay
1 3 (17.65%) Project Management
1 3 (17.65%) Service Management
2 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) CCNP
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (29.41%) CCNP Voice
3 4 (23.53%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (94.12%) Riverbed
3 6 (35.29%) Palo Alto
4 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
4 4 (23.53%) Juniper
5 3 (17.65%) Polycom
6 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.88%) F5
6 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds