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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 412 430 421
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Contract jobs citing WAAS 8 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.026% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.19% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Median daily rate £375 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £445 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate - £475 £303
% change year-on-year
- +57.02%
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
2971 3088 2795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.92% 13.26% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2024 2003 1791
Median daily rate £425 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 91 82
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £35.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +41 2 £500 -9.09% 2
WAAS
England

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (40.00%) MPLS
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) VoIP
4 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (40.00%) QA
4 4 (40.00%) Network Architecture
5 3 (30.00%) F5
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (30.00%) Analytics
5 3 (30.00%) User Experience
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (30.00%) Riverbed
5 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (30.00%) CCNA
5 3 (30.00%) Data Mining
5 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (30.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) C++
5 3 (30.00%) Service Management
5 3 (30.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) OSPF
5 3 (30.00%) Juniper
5 3 (30.00%) BGP

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) IBM PureFlex
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) MPLS
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) VoIP
3 3 (30.00%) BGP
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (30.00%) OSPF
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (20.00%) Multicast
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
5 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
5 1 (10.00%) SAN
5 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (10.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Development Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Product Development Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Product Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Voice Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (30.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (10.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (10.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) SIEM
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
1 3 (30.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) CCIE
3 2 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (10.00%) CISSP
4 1 (10.00%) JNCIE
4 1 (10.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) SRDF
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) XenApp
1 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (10.00%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (10.00%) OpenView
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) F5
3 3 (30.00%) Juniper
3 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (30.00%) Riverbed
4 2 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 2 (20.00%) Aruba
4 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (20.00%) FireEye
4 2 (20.00%) LogLogic
4 2 (20.00%) Radianz
4 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (20.00%) TippingPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Tufin
5 1 (10.00%) Apple
5 1 (10.00%) BMC
5 1 (10.00%) Nokia
5 1 (10.00%) Remedy
5 1 (10.00%) VMware