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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 131 - 129
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAAS 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.035% - 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% - 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£200 - £220
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £425 £281
% change year-on-year
-24.70% +51.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.50 -
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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
458 395 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.17% 16.22% 16.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 193 184
Average daily rate £338 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 60 62
Average hourly rate £33.50 £23.20 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.39% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.65 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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

WAAS
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Snort
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (100.00%) snoop
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (100.00%) snoop
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) F5