The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)
Rank - 129 -
Contract jobs citing WPA 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.035% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
770 665 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.82% 22.99% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 239 194
Average daily rate £300 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 52 22
Average hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.00 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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