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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WAN Optimization
Rank 388 413 379
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -34
Contract jobs citing WAN Optimisation 21 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.091% 0.045% 0.009%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.058% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 0
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£425 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £403 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.93% +34.16%
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
17875 18829 16333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.53% 77.63% 76.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13142 13090 11224
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 231 320
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £13.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +12 5 £425 -10.52%
WAN Optimisation
England

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 47 (100.00%) WAN
2 32 (68.09%) Windows
3 28 (59.57%) SAN
4 25 (53.19%) Riverbed
5 23 (48.94%) TCP/IP
5 23 (48.94%) VMware
6 20 (42.55%) Microsoft
7 18 (38.30%) Linux
7 18 (38.30%) Network Load Balancing
7 18 (38.30%) High Availability
8 17 (36.17%) VLAN
9 16 (34.04%) Firewall
9 16 (34.04%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
11 14 (29.79%) Cisco
11 14 (29.79%) F5
11 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (27.66%) Load Balancing
12 13 (27.66%) VPN
12 13 (27.66%) LAN
12 13 (27.66%) VoIP
12 13 (27.66%) MPLS
12 13 (27.66%) Citrix
13 12 (25.53%) DNS
13 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
13 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (23.40%) Cisco CUCM
14 11 (23.40%) NetScaler
14 11 (23.40%) HSRP
14 11 (23.40%) BGP

WAN Optimisation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
1 7 (14.89%) IIS
1 7 (14.89%) SharePoint 2010
1 7 (14.89%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (12.77%) NetWeaver
3 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
3 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.89%) MS Visio
2 7 (14.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 47 (100.00%) WAN
2 28 (59.57%) SAN
3 23 (48.94%) TCP/IP
4 17 (36.17%) VLAN
5 16 (34.04%) Firewall
6 13 (27.66%) VPN
6 13 (27.66%) LAN
6 13 (27.66%) VoIP
6 13 (27.66%) MPLS
7 12 (25.53%) DNS
8 11 (23.40%) NetScaler
8 11 (23.40%) HSRP
8 11 (23.40%) BGP
8 11 (23.40%) Cisco IPT
9 10 (21.28%) OSPF
9 10 (21.28%) DMVPN
10 9 (19.15%) HTTP
10 9 (19.15%) HTTPS
10 9 (19.15%) IPsec
10 9 (19.15%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
3 6 (12.77%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (10.64%) SAP HANA
5 2 (4.26%) Data Mining
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.51%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.38%) Legal
5 2 (4.26%) Law
6 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Analyst
2 10 (21.28%) Network Support
3 9 (19.15%) Architect
4 8 (17.02%) Network Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (12.77%) SAP Architect
6 5 (10.64%) Support Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Consultant
6 5 (10.64%) Network Consultant
6 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Administrator
6 5 (10.64%) Operations Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Network Administrator
6 5 (10.64%) Network Manager
6 5 (10.64%) Voice Consultant
6 5 (10.64%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Network Operations Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Server Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (6.38%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.04%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (21.28%) PKI
3 9 (19.15%) HACMP
4 5 (10.64%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.13%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 32 (68.09%) Windows
2 18 (38.30%) Linux
3 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (19.15%) AIX
5 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Network Load Balancing
1 18 (38.30%) High Availability
2 13 (27.66%) Load Balancing
3 10 (21.28%) Information Assurance
3 10 (21.28%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (19.15%) ISMS
4 9 (19.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (19.15%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (17.02%) Change Management
6 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (10.64%) Service Management
6 5 (10.64%) Release Management
6 5 (10.64%) Capacity Management
6 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (8.51%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (8.51%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 2 (4.26%) QMS
8 2 (4.26%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (4.26%) Workflow
8 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (14.89%) CCNP
3 5 (10.64%) CCDP
3 5 (10.64%) CCVP
4 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
3 9 (19.15%) PowerHA
3 9 (19.15%) VMware ESX
4 7 (14.89%) vSphere
4 7 (14.89%) UAG
4 7 (14.89%) XenApp
5 6 (12.77%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (10.64%) VMware Server
6 5 (10.64%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (14.89%) SCCM
2 7 (14.89%) SCOM
3 5 (10.64%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 25 (53.19%) Riverbed
2 23 (48.94%) VMware
3 20 (42.55%) Microsoft
4 14 (29.79%) Cisco
4 14 (29.79%) F5
5 13 (27.66%) Citrix
6 10 (21.28%) Blue Coat
6 10 (21.28%) NetApp
6 10 (21.28%) SolarWinds
7 9 (19.15%) EMC
7 9 (19.15%) IBM
7 9 (19.15%) SAP
8 7 (14.89%) Juniper
9 6 (12.77%) Aruba
9 6 (12.77%) Business Objects
9 6 (12.77%) Oracle
10 5 (10.64%) Websense
10 5 (10.64%) Polycom
10 5 (10.64%) Brocade
10 5 (10.64%) Mitel