The table below looks at the statistics for WAN Optimisation skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN Optimisation over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WAN Optimization
Rank - 129 134
Contract jobs citing WAN Optimisation 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.20% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £403 £438
% change year-on-year
-19.25% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2343 2050 2093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.66% 72.95% 65.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1362 992 1067
Average daily rate £375 £333 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £490 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 128 89
Average hourly rate £31.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £13.67 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £44.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

WAN Optimisation
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

WAN Optimisation Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WAN Optimisation
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN Optimisation across the North West region.

WAN Optimisation Daily Rate Trend in the North West