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 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WAAS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £475 £155
% change year-on-year
- +206.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WAAS
England

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
374 540 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.93% 19.45% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 278 208
Median daily rate £400 £313 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 63 33
Median hourly rate £42.50 £30.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.34% +10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WAAS 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 East of England region with a requirement for WAAS.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) VMware

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPLS
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
1 1 (100.00%) HIPAA
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Aruba
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk
1 1 (100.00%) VMware