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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN Optimisation over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 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 the North West - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3234 2852 2298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.81% 77.54% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2013 1642 1204
Median daily rate £425 £393 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 139 115
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.00 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

WAN Optimisation
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 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

WAN Optimisation
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 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 North West region with a requirement for WAN Optimisation.

1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Smart Meter
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Energy Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) CCDA
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification

WAN Optimisation
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Designer
1 2 (100.00%) Network Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Security Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Energy Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCDA
1 1 (50.00%) CCDP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco