Period
to 14 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for WAN Optimisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WAN Optimisation over the 6 months to 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

WAN Optimization
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 239 255
Contract jobs citing WAN Optimisation 0 3 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.045% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.050% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £455 £531
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.35% +63.46%
Central London median daily rate - £455 £531
% change year-on-year - -14.35% +63.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

WAN Optimisation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,302 5,979 6,306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.43% 89.63% 88.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,628 4,650 4,986
Median daily rate £518 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.43% +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £331 £350 £331
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £508 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +5.00% +0.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 73 106
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +12.30% -7.65%
10th Percentile £12.48 £11.25 £12.88
90th Percentile £49.18 £55.95 £33.38
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.18 £19.00
% change year-on-year +65.25% +11.47% +6.47%

WAN Optimisation
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing WAN Optimisation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for WAN Optimisation in the City of London

WAN Optimisation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing WAN Optimisation in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for WAN Optimisation in the City of London