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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 616 632 591
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -41
Contract jobs citing WAP 10 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.036% 0.029%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.066% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 8
Median daily rate £538 £410 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.09% +10.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £335 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £708 £425 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £413 £220
% change year-on-year
-21.21% +87.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 -
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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
15267 15161 14268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.05% 28.76% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10628 10565 9402
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 273 163
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.45 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
London +3 7 £750 +100.00% 1
Yorkshire +12 1 - -
South East +11 1 - -
East Midlands -5 1 £325 +4.00%
WAP
UK

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 10 (43.48%) Cisco
2 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
2 7 (30.43%) Wireless
3 6 (26.09%) SMTP
3 6 (26.09%) SAML
3 6 (26.09%) CESG
3 6 (26.09%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (21.74%) COBIT
4 5 (21.74%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (21.74%) CRAMM
4 5 (21.74%) AirMagnet
4 5 (21.74%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (21.74%) Finance
5 4 (17.39%) Migration
5 4 (17.39%) BCP
5 4 (17.39%) Project Management
5 4 (17.39%) Security Architecture
5 4 (17.39%) Security Operations
5 4 (17.39%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (17.39%) Data Loss Prevention
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
6 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
6 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
6 3 (13.04%) CISSP
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (13.04%) CCNA
6 3 (13.04%) HP
7 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft

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 2 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) GNU Octave
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.35%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
1 7 (30.43%) Wireless
2 6 (26.09%) SMTP
3 2 (8.70%) 3G
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (8.70%) Firewall
3 2 (8.70%) GPRS
3 2 (8.70%) GSM
3 2 (8.70%) LTE
3 2 (8.70%) UMTS
4 1 (4.35%) Broadband
4 1 (4.35%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (4.35%) Internet
4 1 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (4.35%) RTP
4 1 (4.35%) SMPP
4 1 (4.35%) Value-Added Service
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Site Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Security Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) IT Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Security Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) CISSP Architect
5 1 (4.35%) CISSP Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Field Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) SOC Architect
5 1 (4.35%) SOC Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) UI Designer
5 1 (4.35%) VAS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) SAML
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) Flash
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) CESG
2 4 (17.39%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Handset
3 2 (8.70%) User Experience
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) CMDB
4 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.35%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.35%) iPhone
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (21.74%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (21.74%) CRAMM
2 5 (21.74%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) BCP
3 4 (17.39%) Data Loss Prevention
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) Security Architecture
3 4 (17.39%) Security Operations
4 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.70%) Change Control
5 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.35%) Network Management
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.35%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C#
1 2 (8.70%) Java
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) CCNA
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (13.04%) CISSP
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) MCSA
2 2 (8.70%) MCSE
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) COBIT
2 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco
2 5 (21.74%) AirMagnet
3 3 (13.04%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) Aruba
4 2 (8.70%) BT
4 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) Adobe
5 1 (4.35%) Agilent
5 1 (4.35%) Avaya
5 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) Dell
5 1 (4.35%) F5
5 1 (4.35%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.35%) Redknee
5 1 (4.35%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.35%) Xura
5 1 (4.35%) ZyXEL