The table below looks at the statistics for WAN Optimisation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN Optimisation over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WAN Optimization
Rank - 77 94
Contract jobs citing WAN Optimisation 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.083% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.11% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £401 -
% change year-on-year
-20.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WAN Optimisation
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1028 895 1009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.71% 73.97% 67.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 470 500
Average daily rate £350 £333 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 46 55
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

WAN Optimisation
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN Optimisation across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

WAN Optimisation Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester