The first table below looks at the demand for WPA 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 WPA over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Communications & Networking 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)
Rank - 118 -
Contract jobs citing WPA 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.082% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £415 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £415 £333
% change year-on-year
-45.78% +24.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.50
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
612 640 1010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.06% 26.29% 31.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 214 201
Average daily rate £325 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £140 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £454 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 41
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £14.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
WPA
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WPA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPA across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WPA Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

WPA
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

WPA Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

WPA
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing WPA 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 WPA.

1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) PMP
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAP HR
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (100.00%) CIPD
1 1 (100.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement

WPA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing WPA 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 WPA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP HR
1 1 (100.00%) SAP ERP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Account Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) PMP
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP