The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 567 556 567
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs citing WAP 13 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.012% 0.027%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.093% 0.043% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £351 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% +19.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £351 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £351 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £351 £270
% change year-on-year
+5.56% +29.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.50
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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
13987 14091 14789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.90% 29.28% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9268 9363 8950
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 232 362
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.63 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAP within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 8 £375 -
East of England - 1 - - 2
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WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 15 (48.39%) Firewall
2 13 (41.94%) Cisco
2 13 (41.94%) HP
3 11 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
5 9 (29.03%) Web Services
5 9 (29.03%) Mobile App
6 8 (25.81%) 4G
6 8 (25.81%) BIG-IP
7 7 (22.58%) Windows
7 7 (22.58%) F5
8 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (19.35%) GPRS
8 6 (19.35%) GSM
8 6 (19.35%) XML
8 6 (19.35%) CCNA
8 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
8 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
8 6 (19.35%) Internet
9 5 (16.13%) DAB
9 5 (16.13%) CCSA
9 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (16.13%) CCNP
9 5 (16.13%) IPv6
9 5 (16.13%) SSL
9 5 (16.13%) HTTP
9 5 (16.13%) DNS
9 5 (16.13%) Apple
9 5 (16.13%) SQL
9 5 (16.13%) WML

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.68%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) Firewall
2 8 (25.81%) 4G
2 8 (25.81%) BIG-IP
3 6 (19.35%) GPRS
3 6 (19.35%) GSM
3 6 (19.35%) Internet
4 5 (16.13%) DAB
4 5 (16.13%) IPv6
4 5 (16.13%) SSL
4 5 (16.13%) HTTP
4 5 (16.13%) DNS
4 5 (16.13%) UMTS
4 5 (16.13%) Network Security
5 4 (12.90%) Nortel Alteon
5 4 (12.90%) Wireshark
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (12.90%) tcpdump
5 4 (12.90%) SMS
5 4 (12.90%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Toad
1 3 (9.68%) LoadRunner
1 3 (9.68%) Ant
1 3 (9.68%) Apache Ivy
1 3 (9.68%) eggPlant
1 3 (9.68%) SoapUI
1 3 (9.68%) Maven
1 3 (9.68%) Selenium
1 3 (9.68%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) Calabash
General
1 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
4 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Network Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Security Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Test Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Data Network Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.45%) Network Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Network Support
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.23%) Network Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) Web Services
2 6 (19.35%) XML
3 5 (16.13%) WML
4 3 (9.68%) SOAP
4 3 (9.68%) J2ME
4 3 (9.68%) REST
5 2 (6.45%) SyncML
6 1 (3.23%) HTML
6 1 (3.23%) .NET
6 1 (3.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Mobile App
2 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
3 5 (16.13%) Smart Meter
4 3 (9.68%) Handset
5 2 (6.45%) Social Media
5 2 (6.45%) New Media
5 2 (6.45%) iDTV
5 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
6 1 (3.23%) GIS
6 1 (3.23%) DTV
6 1 (3.23%) Streaming Video
6 1 (3.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) UNIX
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
3 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Phone
4 1 (3.23%) bada
4 1 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
2 4 (12.90%) Fault Management
2 4 (12.90%) Network Management
2 4 (12.90%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (12.90%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (12.90%) Information Security
2 4 (12.90%) Project Management
3 3 (9.68%) Change Management
3 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
3 3 (9.68%) Scrum
3 3 (9.68%) Test Planning
3 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (9.68%) Manual Testing
3 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
3 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
3 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
3 3 (9.68%) Release Management
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (19.35%) CCNA
3 5 (16.13%) CCSA
3 5 (16.13%) CCNP
4 4 (12.90%) Degree
4 4 (12.90%) MCSE
4 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (12.90%) CCSP
4 4 (12.90%) CCSE
5 3 (9.68%) ISEB
5 3 (9.68%) MCP
5 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.23%) CISM
7 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.23%) CISSP
7 1 (3.23%) MCSA
7 1 (3.23%) JNCIA
7 1 (3.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) QA
3 1 (3.23%) WCAG
3 1 (3.23%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) ISA Server
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) WSUS
1 4 (12.90%) OpenView
1 4 (12.90%) Netcool
2 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (9.68%) Puppet
2 3 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (9.68%) Sysprep
3 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.23%) SCOrch
3 1 (3.23%) SCCM
3 1 (3.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Cisco
1 13 (41.94%) HP
2 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
3 7 (22.58%) F5
4 5 (16.13%) Apple
5 4 (12.90%) Crossbeam
5 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
5 4 (12.90%) Nortel
5 4 (12.90%) Radware
6 3 (9.68%) VMware
6 3 (9.68%) Sun
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle
7 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.45%) Infoblox
7 2 (6.45%) Juniper
7 2 (6.45%) BMC
7 2 (6.45%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.23%) ESRI
8 1 (3.23%) Symantec
8 1 (3.23%) Mitel
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