The table below looks at the statistics for WAAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAAS over the 3 months to 21 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WAAS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £245 £250
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.50
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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 Lancashire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
72 15 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 17.91% 5.24% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 5 29
Average daily rate £275 £225 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £150 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -62.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%