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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank - - 62
Contract jobs citing WAAS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - - 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate - £388 £238
% change year-on-year
- +63.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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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 Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
151 110 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.25% 11.27% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 72 44
Average daily rate £339 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.91% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £110.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -88.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.27%

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