The first table below looks at the demand for WAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Berkshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 118 114 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing WAP 6 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.33% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.11% 1.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£218 £304 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £304 £293
% change year-on-year
+31.68% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 - £41.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
541 548 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.49% 22.83% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 274 239
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 £30.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £36.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
WAP
South East

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WAP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

WAP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

WAP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

WAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

WAP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

WAP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
Slough +4 4 £215 -
WAP
South East

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing WAP 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 WAP.

1 8 (57.14%) VMS
1 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 8 (57.14%) SS7
1 8 (57.14%) INAP
1 8 (57.14%) Change Management
1 8 (57.14%) Fault Management
2 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco
4 5 (35.71%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) IPv6
5 4 (28.57%) Internet
5 4 (28.57%) SSL
5 4 (28.57%) HTTP
5 4 (28.57%) WML
5 4 (28.57%) XML
5 4 (28.57%) GPRS
5 4 (28.57%) GSM
5 4 (28.57%) DAB
5 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
5 4 (28.57%) Smart Meter
5 4 (28.57%) 4G
6 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
6 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
6 3 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (21.43%) UMTS
7 2 (14.29%) Front Office
7 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Mobile App

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing WAP 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 WAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 8 (57.14%) SS7
1 8 (57.14%) INAP
2 4 (28.57%) IPv6
2 4 (28.57%) Internet
2 4 (28.57%) SSL
2 4 (28.57%) HTTP
2 4 (28.57%) GPRS
2 4 (28.57%) GSM
2 4 (28.57%) DAB
2 4 (28.57%) 4G
3 3 (21.43%) UMTS
4 1 (7.14%) tcpdump
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (7.14%) TACACS
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
4 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
4 1 (7.14%) Nortel Alteon
General
1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Front Office
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) NOC Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) WML
1 4 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) SyncML
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Smart Meter
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (7.14%) iPhone
4 1 (7.14%) GIS
4 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
4 1 (7.14%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) VMS
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Change Management
1 8 (57.14%) Fault Management
2 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
4 3 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (7.14%) Network Management
6 1 (7.14%) Release Management
6 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Data Security
6 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CCSA
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) CCSE
3 1 (7.14%) CCSP
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Netcool
1 1 (7.14%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco
1 5 (35.71%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) F5
2 1 (7.14%) ESRI
2 1 (7.14%) Radware
2 1 (7.14%) Crossbeam
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Nortel
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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