The table below looks at the statistics for WAAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAAS over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 561 560 505
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -55
Contract jobs citing WAAS 11 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.006% 0.024%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.049% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
Average daily rate
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£525 £388 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% +63.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £388 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate - £388 £236
% change year-on-year
- +64.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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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 England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7158 6166 6303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.72% 13.04% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3946 3240 3148
Average daily rate £370 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 389 538
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

WAAS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAAS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAAS Jobs Demand Trend in England

WAAS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WAAS Daily Rate Trend in England

WAAS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAAS across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

WAAS Daily Rate Histogram in England

WAAS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAAS across the England region.

WAAS Hourly Rate Trend in England

WAAS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAAS within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +10 9 £525 +10.52% 3
South East -31 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 20 (95.24%) WAN
2 19 (90.48%) Cisco
3 18 (85.71%) LAN
4 14 (66.67%) Firewall
5 12 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (52.38%) Wireless
7 9 (42.86%) Finance
7 9 (42.86%) CCIE
8 8 (38.10%) OSPF
8 8 (38.10%) BGP
8 8 (38.10%) F5
9 7 (33.33%) Load Balancing
9 7 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (33.33%) Network Design
9 7 (33.33%) CCNP
10 6 (28.57%) ITIL
10 6 (28.57%) EIGRP
10 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
11 5 (23.81%) MPLS
11 5 (23.81%) VoIP
11 5 (23.81%) WLAN
11 5 (23.81%) Ethernet
11 5 (23.81%) DNS
11 5 (23.81%) Juniper
11 5 (23.81%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
12 4 (19.05%) CCSE
12 4 (19.05%) CCSA
12 4 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 4 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 20 (95.24%) WAN
2 18 (85.71%) LAN
3 14 (66.67%) Firewall
4 11 (52.38%) Wireless
5 8 (38.10%) OSPF
5 8 (38.10%) BGP
6 7 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (28.57%) EIGRP
8 5 (23.81%) Ethernet
8 5 (23.81%) VoIP
8 5 (23.81%) WLAN
8 5 (23.81%) DNS
8 5 (23.81%) MPLS
8 5 (23.81%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (19.05%) DHCP
9 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
9 4 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (19.05%) Cisco ISE
10 3 (14.29%) Multicast
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Financial Institution
3 2 (9.52%) Law
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Network Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Network Administrator
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Design Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Design Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Administrator
3 1 (4.76%) Design Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) AVVID
2 2 (9.52%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Network Design
1 7 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Low Latency
4 2 (9.52%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.76%) Electronic Design Automation
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma
5 1 (4.76%) People Management
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (42.86%) CCIE
3 7 (33.33%) CCNP
4 4 (19.05%) CCSA
4 4 (19.05%) CCSE
4 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) Degree
6 1 (4.76%) CCNA
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Snort
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) F5
3 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 5 (23.81%) Juniper
5 3 (14.29%) BT
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.52%) SevOne
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix
7 1 (4.76%) Lotus
7 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.76%) Infoblox
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