Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 - 264
Rank change year-on-year - +264 +31
Contract jobs citing WAN Optimisation 4 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.056% - 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.064% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
City of London median daily rate - - £425
Central London median daily rate - - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London 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 6261 5866 7755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.43% 87.42% 83.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4975 4699 6170
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 55 74
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £13.34 £12.15 £10.91
90th Percentile £30.90 £53.05 £40.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.58% -5.00% +11.14%

WAN Optimisation
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing WAN Optimisation as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WAN Optimisation in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN Optimisation in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for WAN Optimisation.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
2 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) DMVPN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) HSRP
2 2 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (50.00%) OneDrive
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WLAN
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) CCIE
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCDA

WAN Optimisation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) DMVPN
2 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (50.00%) HSRP
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (50.00%) TACACS
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Rollout Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Rollout Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCDA
1 2 (50.00%) CCIE
1 2 (50.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (50.00%) Riverbed