The table below looks at the statistics for WAAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAAS over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank - 127 -
Contract jobs citing WAAS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.035% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £475 £155
% change year-on-year
- +206.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WAAS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
617 756 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.71% 26.44% 24.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 324 234
Average daily rate £375 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 33
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £32.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

WAAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAAS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAAS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

WAAS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAAS across the Berkshire region.

WAAS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire