The table below looks at the statistics for WAAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAAS over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 428 421 423
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing WAAS 6 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.028% 0.045% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.36% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 6
Median daily rate £520 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £399 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £445 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate - £394 £323
% change year-on-year
- +22.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WAAS
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2830 2794 3120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.04% 12.51% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1865 1881 2118
Median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 88 85
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.62 £20.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.67% +11.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.65 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

WAAS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing WAAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAAS Jobs Demand Trend in London

WAAS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

WAAS Daily Rate Trend in London

WAAS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAAS across the London region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

WAAS Daily Rate Histogram in London

WAAS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAAS within the London region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 3 £525 -
WAAS
England

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WAAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for WAAS.

1 21 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 20 (95.24%) Firewall
3 19 (90.48%) Wireless
3 19 (90.48%) CheckPoint
4 18 (85.71%) Juniper
4 18 (85.71%) Finance
4 18 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (85.71%) Riverbed
4 18 (85.71%) Aruba
4 18 (85.71%) Palo Alto
5 17 (80.95%) SolarWinds
5 17 (80.95%) F5
5 17 (80.95%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (80.95%) BIG-IP
5 17 (80.95%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 16 (76.19%) Blue Coat
6 16 (76.19%) Tufin
6 16 (76.19%) TippingPoint
6 16 (76.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 16 (76.19%) FireEye
7 15 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 15 (71.43%) Wireshark
7 15 (71.43%) Network Architecture
7 15 (71.43%) DNS
7 15 (71.43%) DHCP
8 14 (66.67%) Radianz
8 14 (66.67%) LogLogic
8 14 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 14 (66.67%) PCI DSS

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 20 (95.24%) Firewall
3 19 (90.48%) Wireless
4 18 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (80.95%) BIG-IP
5 17 (80.95%) Cisco Nexus
6 16 (76.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 15 (71.43%) DHCP
7 15 (71.43%) DNS
7 15 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 15 (71.43%) Wireshark
8 3 (14.29%) BGP
8 3 (14.29%) MPLS
8 3 (14.29%) Network Security
8 3 (14.29%) OSPF
8 3 (14.29%) VoIP
9 2 (9.52%) Multicast
10 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (4.76%) HSRP
10 1 (4.76%) Spanning Tree
General
1 18 (85.71%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) Network Consultant
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Network Support
6 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Support Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Voice Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Voice Network Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) VoIP Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco Support
7 1 (4.76%) IP Network Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Network Architecture
2 13 (61.90%) Project Management
3 12 (57.14%) Change Management
3 12 (57.14%) ITIL
3 12 (57.14%) Service Management
4 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.76%) Investment Management
5 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.76%) Low Latency
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (14.29%) CCNA
3 2 (9.52%) CCIE
4 1 (4.76%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) CISSP
4 1 (4.76%) JNCIE
4 1 (4.76%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 7 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 19 (90.48%) CheckPoint
3 18 (85.71%) Aruba
3 18 (85.71%) Juniper
3 18 (85.71%) Palo Alto
3 18 (85.71%) Riverbed
4 17 (80.95%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 17 (80.95%) F5
4 17 (80.95%) SolarWinds
5 16 (76.19%) Blue Coat
5 16 (76.19%) FireEye
5 16 (76.19%) TippingPoint
5 16 (76.19%) Tufin
6 14 (66.67%) LogLogic
6 14 (66.67%) Radianz
7 1 (4.76%) Nokia