The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WAP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
-14.40% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
252 251 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 25.95% 21.38% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 146 126
Average daily rate £355 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £44.00 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.04% +175.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

WAP Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

WAP
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

WAP Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

WAP
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Aruba
1 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) HNC
2 3 (75.00%) HND
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) SFIA

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (50.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) SFIA
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) HNC
2 3 (75.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Aruba
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco