Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 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
England > London
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 586 606 569
Rank change year-on-year +20 -37 -1
Contract jobs citing WAN Optimisation 15 16 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.036% 0.035% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.041% 0.041% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 25
London median daily rate £413 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £329 £388 £355
90th Percentile £506 £491 £538
England median daily rate £398 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -6.47% - +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £43.00 -

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36287 38939 38043
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.46% 85.79% 82.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 25975 28217 26872
London median daily rate £488 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £280
90th Percentile £656 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.42% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 336 521
London median hourly rate £24.00 £21.50 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.63% +9.05% +3.76%
10th Percentile £12.90 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.10 £57.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +7.08%

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 26 July 2017.

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 26 July 2017. 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 +8 5 £325 -12.75% 1
WAN Optimisation
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 London region with a requirement for WAN Optimisation.

1 15 (100.00%) WAN
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (93.33%) Data Centre
3 13 (86.67%) Palo Alto
3 13 (86.67%) Riverbed
3 13 (86.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 13 (86.67%) Wireless
3 13 (86.67%) CCNP
3 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (80.00%) WLAN
4 12 (80.00%) CCIE
4 12 (80.00%) LAN
4 12 (80.00%) IPsec
4 12 (80.00%) MPLS
4 12 (80.00%) OSPF
4 12 (80.00%) BGP
4 12 (80.00%) EIGRP
4 12 (80.00%) Cisco IOS
4 12 (80.00%) Network Security
4 12 (80.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 10 (66.67%) Software-Defined Networking
5 10 (66.67%) Firewall
5 10 (66.67%) Finance
6 9 (60.00%) Banking
7 3 (20.00%) HSRP
7 3 (20.00%) VLAN
7 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (20.00%) DMVPN
7 3 (20.00%) Migration

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) WAN
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 13 (86.67%) Wireless
3 12 (80.00%) BGP
3 12 (80.00%) Cisco IOS
3 12 (80.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 12 (80.00%) EIGRP
3 12 (80.00%) IPsec
3 12 (80.00%) LAN
3 12 (80.00%) MPLS
3 12 (80.00%) Network Security
3 12 (80.00%) OSPF
3 12 (80.00%) WLAN
4 10 (66.67%) Firewall
4 10 (66.67%) Software-Defined Networking
5 3 (20.00%) DMVPN
5 3 (20.00%) HSRP
5 3 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (20.00%) TACACS
5 3 (20.00%) VLAN
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 9 (60.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Network Engineer
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 9 (60.00%) Lead Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Rollout Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Rollout Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (93.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) CCNP
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (80.00%) CCIE
3 2 (13.33%) CCDA
3 2 (13.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (86.67%) Palo Alto
2 13 (86.67%) Riverbed
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
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