The table below looks at the statistics 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 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank - - 120
Contract jobs citing WAP 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £235
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.00
WAP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
489 614 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.58% 21.48% 19.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 380 310
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 2
Average hourly rate £10.75 £35.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.93% +74.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Payment
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat