The table below looks at the statistics for WAAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAAS over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WAAS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £450 £245
% change year-on-year
- +83.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WAAS
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
164 251 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.54% 28.39% 24.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 84 85
Average daily rate £340 £351 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.99% +25.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £258 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 8
Average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

WAAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAAS across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAAS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

WAAS
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Electronic Design Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Electronic Design Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree