The table below looks at the statistics for WAAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAAS over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WAAS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £475 £155
% change year-on-year
- +206.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WAAS
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Communications & Networking Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 14.79% 10.18% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 11
Average daily rate £363 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +110.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%