The table below looks at the statistics for WPA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPA over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)
Rank - - 122
Contract jobs citing WPA 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.039%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WPA
South East

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
566 665 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.41% 26.27% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 283 205
Median daily rate £365 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 21
Median hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £17.50 £15.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.55 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

WPA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing WPA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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