The table below looks at the statistics for WAAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAAS over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank - - 78
Contract jobs citing WAAS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - - 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate - £450 £245
% change year-on-year
- +83.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
208 143 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.91% 13.74% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 89 72
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £206 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.04 - £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

WAAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

WAAS Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

WAAS
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

WAAS Daily Rate Trend in Leeds