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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN Optimisation over the 3 months to 1 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WAN Optimization
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WAN Optimisation 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £310 £430
% change year-on-year
+17.74% -27.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
1450 1167 950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.69% 76.68% 73.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 702 512
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 33 31
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £40.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

WAN Optimisation
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester