Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing WAAS 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.20% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.95% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Reading median daily rate £425 - -
Berkshire median daily rate £425 - -
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 315 244 367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 21.04% 19.30% 25.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 124 160
Reading median daily rate £407 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.63% - +3.36%
10th Percentile £190 £259 £248
90th Percentile £538 £550 £526
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £391
% change year-on-year - +2.24% +6.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 16
Reading median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -35.04% +67.14%
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.25 £13.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +35.19% -25.00% -48.57%

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WAAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for WAAS.

1 3 (100.00%) DECT
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) PBX
1 3 (100.00%) WLAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) SMTP
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) SNMP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) CCDA
1 3 (100.00%) Nortel
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Avaya
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless

WAAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) DECT
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) PBX
1 3 (100.00%) SMTP
1 3 (100.00%) SNMP
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) WLAN
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Use Case
2 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCDA
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) CCVP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (33.33%) PMP
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Avaya
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Nortel