The table below looks at the statistics for WAAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAAS over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
England / East of England
Rank - 122 -
Contract jobs citing WAAS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.042% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £394 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +21.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
385 352 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.13% 14.93% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 173 198
Median daily rate £325 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £248 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 39 53
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.38 £24.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.91% -7.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

WAAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing WAAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAAS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

WAAS
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

WAAS Daily Rate Trend in the East of England