The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 613 607 570
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -37
Contract jobs citing WAP 12 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.008% 0.037%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.085% 0.029% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 11
Median daily rate £363 £473 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.28% +41.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £385 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WAP
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14122 13694 13211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.22% 27.31% 27.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10116 9153 8895
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £282 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 187 166
Median hourly rate £31.90 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £15.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £49.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing WAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WAP Jobs Demand Trend in England

WAP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WAP Daily Rate Trend in England

WAP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAP across the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

WAP Daily Rate Histogram in England

WAP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAP across the England region.

WAP Hourly Rate Trend in England

WAP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAP within the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West - 3 £200 -
West Midlands - 3 £338 -
London -12 2 £475 +0.52%
Yorkshire - 2 £363 -
South East - 1 £203 - 1
WAP
UK

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for WAP.

1 6 (37.50%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) CCNA
3 4 (25.00%) Citrix
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (18.75%) DNS
4 3 (18.75%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) MCSE
4 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
4 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) PKI
4 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
4 3 (18.75%) Unified Communications
4 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (18.75%) User Experience
4 3 (18.75%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (18.75%) SmoothWall
4 3 (18.75%) Web Filtering
5 2 (12.50%) Typography
5 2 (12.50%) Graphic Design
5 2 (12.50%) Skype
5 2 (12.50%) Aruba
5 2 (12.50%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (12.50%) Axure RP

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
3 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
1 2 (12.50%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (12.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.25%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
1 3 (18.75%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (18.75%) Unified Communications
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
2 2 (12.50%) Skype
2 2 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) 3G
3 1 (6.25%) Broadband
3 1 (6.25%) GPRS
3 1 (6.25%) GSM
3 1 (6.25%) LTE
3 1 (6.25%) RTP
3 1 (6.25%) SMPP
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) UMTS
3 1 (6.25%) Value-Added Service
3 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Designer
3 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) UI Designer
3 2 (12.50%) Wireless Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.25%) Field Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.25%) VAS Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Web UI Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
1 2 (12.50%) Flash
1 2 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) PKI
1 3 (18.75%) User Experience
2 2 (12.50%) Graphic Design
2 2 (12.50%) iPhone
2 2 (12.50%) W3C
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
2 3 (18.75%) Web Filtering
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 2 (12.50%) Change Control
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 2 (12.50%) Typography
4 1 (6.25%) Cash Management
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) Fault Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C#
1 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CCNA
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) MCSE
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (12.50%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SmoothWall
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
4 3 (18.75%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Adobe
5 2 (12.50%) Aruba
5 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.25%) Agilent
6 1 (6.25%) Avaya
6 1 (6.25%) BT
6 1 (6.25%) Dell
6 1 (6.25%) Redknee
6 1 (6.25%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (6.25%) Sage
6 1 (6.25%) Xura
6 1 (6.25%) ZyXEL