The table below looks at the statistics for WAAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAAS over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 631 602 588
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -14
Contract jobs citing WAAS 6 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.022% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.077% 0.14% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 3
Median daily rate £375 £500 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +81.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £453 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £435
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
UK

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
7783 7710 6717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.27% 15.20% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4820 4258 3619
Median daily rate £400 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 301 426 377
Median hourly rate £26.25 £26.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.96% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

WAAS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing WAAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAAS within the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -15 6 £375 -28.57% 1
WAAS
UK

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 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 England region with a requirement for WAAS.

1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) Firewall
3 10 (66.67%) WAN
3 10 (66.67%) F5
4 9 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (53.33%) VPN
5 8 (53.33%) LAN
5 8 (53.33%) CCNP
6 7 (46.67%) Windows
6 7 (46.67%) BGP
6 7 (46.67%) EIGRP
6 7 (46.67%) OSPF
6 7 (46.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (46.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 6 (40.00%) FortiGate
7 6 (40.00%) Change Management
7 6 (40.00%) DHCP
7 6 (40.00%) DNS
7 6 (40.00%) SSL
7 6 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (40.00%) Finance
7 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
8 5 (33.33%) Investment Banking
8 5 (33.33%) Banking
8 5 (33.33%) Infoblox
9 4 (26.67%) VMware
9 4 (26.67%) QA
9 4 (26.67%) Wireless
9 4 (26.67%) MPLS

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) JBoss
1 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) IBM PureFlex
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 10 (66.67%) WAN
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (53.33%) LAN
4 8 (53.33%) VPN
5 7 (46.67%) BGP
5 7 (46.67%) EIGRP
5 7 (46.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 7 (46.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (46.67%) OSPF
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (40.00%) DHCP
6 6 (40.00%) DNS
6 6 (40.00%) SSL
7 4 (26.67%) MPLS
7 4 (26.67%) Wireless
8 3 (20.00%) Network Security
8 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (20.00%) VoIP
9 2 (13.33%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Development Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Product Development Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Product Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (6.67%) IP Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IP Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) 802.1X
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) User Experience
3 2 (13.33%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (6.67%) Clustering
4 1 (6.67%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (6.67%) EMC VNX
4 1 (6.67%) FlexPod
4 1 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (6.67%) PKI
4 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
4 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.67%) CatOS
4 1 (6.67%) Unix
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Change Management
1 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (26.67%) Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Network Management
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Coaching
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Network Design
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (6.67%) SIEM
5 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C#
1 3 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (53.33%) CCNP
3 3 (20.00%) CCIE
4 2 (13.33%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) COBIT
2 1 (6.67%) HIPAA
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) NFS
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (6.67%) SRDF
2 1 (6.67%) vCloud
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
2 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.67%) BladeLogic
2 1 (6.67%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (6.67%) OpenView
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (6.67%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) F5
3 5 (33.33%) Infoblox
4 4 (26.67%) Citrix
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) Juniper
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) Riverbed
6 2 (13.33%) Aruba
6 2 (13.33%) Avaya
6 2 (13.33%) BMC
6 2 (13.33%) Brocade
6 2 (13.33%) Dell
6 2 (13.33%) EMC
6 2 (13.33%) IBM
6 2 (13.33%) NetApp
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle
6 2 (13.33%) Palo Alto
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