Period
to 19 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for WAAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WAAS over the 6 months to 19 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 94 89
Contract jobs citing WAAS 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.20% 0.079%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.04% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Reading median daily rate - £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.00% -
Berkshire median daily rate - £425 £419
% change year-on-year - +1.49% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

WAAS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 325 288 280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 23.58% 19.63% 22.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 152 136
Reading median daily rate £400 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% -
10th Percentile £206 £166 £263
90th Percentile £566 £575 £560
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 18
Reading median hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 £19.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +214.29% -10.99% +0.25%
10th Percentile £16.93 £15.65 £13.01
90th Percentile £82.50 £53.50 £56.21
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +53.85% -23.78%

WAAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing WAAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for WAAS in Reading