The table below looks at the statistics for WAAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAAS over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank - 263 -
Contract jobs citing WAAS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.010% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.049% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £155
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2045 2024 1724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.22% 20.34% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1149 987 758
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 98 119
Average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £116.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

WAAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

WAAS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WAAS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAAS across the South East region.

WAAS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

WAAS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAAS across the South East region.

WAAS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

WAAS
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5