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 30 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 123 - 139
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAAS 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.040% - 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% - 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £263 -
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
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
644 634 996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.52% 24.62% 34.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 212 245
Average daily rate £338 £335 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £164 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 41 28
Average hourly rate £18.00 £29.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.93% +38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £13.65 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

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

WAAS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAAS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 1 - -
WAAS
South East

WAAS
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing WAAS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAAS.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) SONET
1 1 (100.00%) DWDM
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 1 (100.00%) FCoE
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing WAAS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) SONET
1 1 (100.00%) DWDM
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) FCoE
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 1 (100.00%) F5