The table below looks at the statistics for WAAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAAS over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 405 403 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing WAAS 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.028% 0.010% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.072% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate £400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £406
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.50
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
2695 2772 2679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.74% 13.31% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1756 1824 1716
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 78 75
Average hourly rate £24.23 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.52% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.12 £13.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £30.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

WAAS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAAS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 February 2016.

WAAS Daily Rate Histogram in London

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing WAAS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAAS.

1 12 (100.00%) WAN
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) OSPF
1 12 (100.00%) BGP
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 12 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (91.67%) CCNP
3 10 (83.33%) EIGRP
3 10 (83.33%) VPN
3 10 (83.33%) Firewall
3 10 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 10 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 10 (83.33%) F5
4 9 (75.00%) FortiGate
4 9 (75.00%) Banking
4 9 (75.00%) Change Management
4 9 (75.00%) Investment Banking
4 9 (75.00%) DNS
4 9 (75.00%) SSL
4 9 (75.00%) LAN
4 9 (75.00%) DHCP
5 8 (66.67%) Finance
6 7 (58.33%) Infoblox
7 3 (25.00%) Wireless
7 3 (25.00%) Clustering
7 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
7 3 (25.00%) RIP
7 3 (25.00%) Juniper

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing WAAS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) JBoss
1 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) BGP
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 12 (100.00%) OSPF
1 12 (100.00%) WAN
2 10 (83.33%) EIGRP
2 10 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 10 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) VPN
3 9 (75.00%) DHCP
3 9 (75.00%) DNS
3 9 (75.00%) LAN
3 9 (75.00%) SSL
4 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (25.00%) IOS XR
4 3 (25.00%) MPLS
4 3 (25.00%) Multicast
4 3 (25.00%) RIP
4 3 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (75.00%) Banking
1 9 (75.00%) Investment Banking
2 8 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) FlexPod
3 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) CatOS
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 9 (75.00%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) People Management
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Lisp
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) CCNP
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) NFS
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (8.33%) vCloud
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (8.33%) OpenView
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (8.33%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) F5
3 7 (58.33%) Infoblox
4 3 (25.00%) Juniper
5 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (8.33%) BMC
6 1 (8.33%) Brocade
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix
6 1 (8.33%) Dell
6 1 (8.33%) EMC
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) IBM
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) NetApp
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
6 1 (8.33%) SAP
6 1 (8.33%) Veritas
6 1 (8.33%) VMware
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