Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 November 2017 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)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 373 - 402
Rank change year-on-year - +402 -25
Contract jobs citing WAAS 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.018% - 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.10% - 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
South East median daily rate £525 - £500
10th Percentile £513 - £475
90th Percentile £545 - £525
England median daily rate £463 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -7.50% +17.65% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2949 3165 3514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.51% 18.98% 18.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1596 1803 1886
South East median daily rate £393 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £185 £228 £225
90th Percentile £550 £527 £500
England median daily rate £404 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 221 243
South East median hourly rate £17.43 £25.50 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.66% +11.70% +26.83%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.50 £11.82
90th Percentile £46.09 £53.75 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £20.94
% change year-on-year -18.70% +9.86% +4.68%

WAAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing WAAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for WAAS in the South East

WAAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAAS 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAAS within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 3 £525 -
Kent - 2 £525 -
WAAS
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WAAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for WAAS.

1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 3 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 3 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Aruba
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) FireEye
1 3 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) LogLogic
2 2 (66.67%) Multicast
2 2 (66.67%) AlgoSec
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) RMDS
2 2 (66.67%) TIBCO
2 2 (66.67%) Rendezvous
2 2 (66.67%) Bloomberg

WAAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Multicast
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 3 (100.00%) Aruba
1 3 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) FireEye
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 3 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 3 (100.00%) TippingPoint
2 2 (66.67%) AlgoSec
2 2 (66.67%) Bloomberg
2 2 (66.67%) LogLogic
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) TIBCO
3 1 (33.33%) Radianz
3 1 (33.33%) Tradeweb