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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 601 610 570
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -40
Contract jobs citing WAP 11 3 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.006% 0.050%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.077% 0.021% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 14
Median daily rate £331 £473 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.89% +33.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £385 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.00
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
14288 14017 13683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.96% 27.22% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9215 9082
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 184 191
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.15 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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 2 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 2 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 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £338 - 1
London -28 2 £475 +0.52%
Yorkshire - 2 £363 -
South East - 1 £203 -
WAP
UK

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
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%) CheckPoint
3 4 (25.00%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (18.75%) PKI
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%) Wireless
4 3 (18.75%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (18.75%) MCSE
4 3 (18.75%) DNS
4 3 (18.75%) CCNP
4 3 (18.75%) Web Filtering
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Intune
5 2 (12.50%) Typography
5 2 (12.50%) VPN
5 2 (12.50%) Adobe

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
4 1 (6.25%) Apache
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 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (18.75%) Unified Communications
2 3 (18.75%) Wireless
3 2 (12.50%) Internet
3 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) Skype
3 2 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (6.25%) FTP
4 1 (6.25%) FWSM
4 1 (6.25%) HTTP
4 1 (6.25%) LTE
4 1 (6.25%) Multicast
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) UMTS
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) 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%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Server 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%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Field Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Field Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
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
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
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%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) Handset
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
1 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (18.75%) Web Filtering
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 2 (12.50%) Change Control
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%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
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 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) CCNA
3 3 (18.75%) CCNP
3 3 (18.75%) MCSE
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (12.50%) MCSA
5 1 (6.25%) CCIE
5 1 (6.25%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
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%) CheckPoint
3 4 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Adobe
5 2 (12.50%) Aruba
5 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.25%) BT
6 1 (6.25%) Juniper
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.25%) Sage