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 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 - 130 136
Contract jobs citing WAN Optimisation 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.14% 0.029%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.19% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
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 - - -
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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
2330 2120 2237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 72.99% 71.94% 65.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1332 1072 1182
Average daily rate £375 £333 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £237 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 113 111
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.54 £26.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% -13.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £50.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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