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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
England / London
Rank 392 405 407
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Contract jobs citing WAAS 6 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.031% 0.048% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.38% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 1
Median daily rate £520 £400 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +150.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £394 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +21.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2471 2662 2771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.73% 12.71% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1659 1739 1852
Median daily rate £438 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 79 69
Median hourly rate £44.50 £24.23 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.65% +28.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 19 January 2017, 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 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Wireless
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Juniper
2 6 (85.71%) CheckPoint
2 6 (85.71%) Palo Alto
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (71.43%) Riverbed
3 5 (71.43%) Tufin
3 5 (71.43%) Aruba
3 5 (71.43%) F5
3 5 (71.43%) BIG-IP
4 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
4 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (57.14%) TippingPoint
4 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
4 4 (57.14%) Project Management
4 4 (57.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
4 4 (57.14%) FireEye
4 4 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (42.86%) Network Architecture
5 3 (42.86%) LogLogic
5 3 (42.86%) Radianz
5 3 (42.86%) DNS
5 3 (42.86%) DHCP

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 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (85.71%) Wireless
3 5 (71.43%) BIG-IP
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (42.86%) DHCP
5 3 (42.86%) DNS
5 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
6 2 (28.57%) BGP
6 2 (28.57%) MPLS
6 2 (28.57%) Network Security
6 2 (28.57%) OSPF
6 2 (28.57%) VoIP
7 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (14.29%) Multicast
7 1 (14.29%) VLAN
7 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) IP Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Voice Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Network Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCIE
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) JNCIE
2 1 (14.29%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) CheckPoint
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) Juniper
1 6 (85.71%) Palo Alto
2 5 (71.43%) Aruba
2 5 (71.43%) F5
2 5 (71.43%) Riverbed
2 5 (71.43%) Tufin
3 4 (57.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
3 4 (57.14%) FireEye
3 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
3 4 (57.14%) TippingPoint
4 3 (42.86%) LogLogic
4 3 (42.86%) Radianz
5 1 (14.29%) Nokia