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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank - 128 139
Contract jobs citing WAAS 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.039% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.26% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £394 £323
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +22.09%
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
383 379 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.91% 14.72% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 195 283
Median daily rate £350 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 36
Median hourly rate £29.61 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.30% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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