The table below looks at the statistics for WAAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAAS over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WAAS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £388
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.50
WAAS
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
273 185 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.03% 13.05% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 91 75
Average daily rate £368 £318 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.74% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.13 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +53.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.52 £10.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%