Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 January 2018 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 611 589 570
Rank change year-on-year -22 -19 +1
Contract jobs citing WAN Optimisation 17 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.036% 0.014% 0.046%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.042% 0.017% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 10
London median daily rate £365 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.12% +3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £255 £270 £363
90th Percentile £479 £589 £449
England median daily rate £460 £345 £363
% change year-on-year +33.33% -4.83% -13.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £43.00

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40,383 35,736 37,108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.60% 85.98% 84.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,483 25,718 26,478
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £310 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 422 457
London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +6.95%
10th Percentile £13.44 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £50.40
England median hourly rate £23.63 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.50% +8.70% +15.00%

WAN Optimisation
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing WAN Optimisation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for WAN Optimisation in London

WAN Optimisation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN Optimisation in London

WAN Optimisation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation in London over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WAN Optimisation in London

WAN Optimisation
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation within the London region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -20 1 - -
South London -32 1 £488 -
West London - 1 - -
WAN Optimisation
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WAN Optimisation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for WAN Optimisation.

1 17 (100.00%) WAN
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco
3 12 (70.59%) LAN
3 12 (70.59%) Firewall
3 12 (70.59%) Wireless
3 12 (70.59%) Riverbed
3 12 (70.59%) Data Centre
4 10 (58.82%) MPLS
4 10 (58.82%) EIGRP
4 10 (58.82%) CCNP
4 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (52.94%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (52.94%) BGP
5 9 (52.94%) WLAN
5 9 (52.94%) CCIE
5 9 (52.94%) OSPF
5 9 (52.94%) Palo Alto
5 9 (52.94%) Cisco Wireless
5 9 (52.94%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (47.06%) Software-Defined Networking
6 8 (47.06%) IPsec
6 8 (47.06%) Finance
6 8 (47.06%) Banking
6 8 (47.06%) Network Security
7 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (11.76%) Aruba
7 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
7 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management

WAN Optimisation
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) WAN
2 12 (70.59%) Firewall
2 12 (70.59%) LAN
2 12 (70.59%) Wireless
3 10 (58.82%) EIGRP
3 10 (58.82%) MPLS
4 9 (52.94%) BGP
4 9 (52.94%) Cisco IOS
4 9 (52.94%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (52.94%) Cisco Wireless
4 9 (52.94%) OSPF
4 9 (52.94%) WLAN
5 8 (47.06%) IPsec
5 8 (47.06%) Network Security
5 8 (47.06%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (11.76%) 4G
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (5.88%) Skype
7 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 8 (47.06%) Banking
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco Engineer
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 10 (58.82%) Network Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Lead Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Security Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Lead Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Lead Security Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Network Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Security Architect
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) NHS
3 1 (5.88%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
1 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
1 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.88%) Change Control
2 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
2 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Network Design
2 1 (5.88%) Network Management
2 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (5.88%) Project Management
2 1 (5.88%) Service Management
2 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) CCNP
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (52.94%) CCIE
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.76%) VMware NSX
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 12 (70.59%) Riverbed
3 9 (52.94%) Palo Alto
4 2 (11.76%) Aruba
4 2 (11.76%) Mercator
4 2 (11.76%) Nokia
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) F5
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) Progress
5 1 (5.88%) Remedy