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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Rank 255 - 232
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAAS 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% - 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.050% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £240
UK excluding London average daily rate - £155 £238
% change year-on-year
- -34.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2010 1694 1667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.08% 17.91% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 976 751 694
Average daily rate £350 £325 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% +2.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 116 161
Average hourly rate £36.00 £21.13 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.41% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.50 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £57.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAAS within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 1 - -
WAAS
England

WAAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) FCoE
3 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (33.33%) Multicast
3 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
3 1 (33.33%) SONET
3 1 (33.33%) DWDM
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) BT
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms

WAAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) FCoE
2 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (33.33%) Multicast
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) SONET
2 1 (33.33%) DWDM
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
1 1 (33.33%) AVVID
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
1 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Electronic Design Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) BT
2 1 (33.33%) Infoblox