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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAAS over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank - 110 134
Contract jobs citing WAAS 0 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.46% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.13% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 0
Average daily rate
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- £245 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £235 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.75
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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
472 351 610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.92% 14.74% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 135 254
Average daily rate £338 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 42 70
Average hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £36.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

WAAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAAS across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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