The table below looks at the statistics for WAAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAAS over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 65 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAAS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.13% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.82% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£200 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £313 -
% change year-on-year
+3.20% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WAAS
East of 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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
122 121 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.14% 21.30% 20.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 48 60
Average daily rate £355 £298 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.32% -20.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £241 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £415 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 6
Average hourly rate £15.29 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.05% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £40.00 £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.16%

WAAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

WAAS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

WAAS
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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