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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 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
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £420
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WAN Optimisation
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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
3276 3033 2335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.47% 78.13% 75.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2028 1668 1228
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 147 131
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £12.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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

WAN Optimisation
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing WAN Optimisation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing WAN Optimisation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN Optimisation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

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
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