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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
UK / England
Rank 571 602 586
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -16
Contract jobs citing WAP 8 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.013% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.061% 0.045% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Median daily rate £110 £305 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.85% -9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £260 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £376 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £110 £268 £313
% change year-on-year
-58.87% -14.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
13089 13466 12789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.31% 28.70% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9138 9393 8567
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 237 171
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £20.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
South East +18 3 £110 -68.57% 1
London +10 3 £265 -31.61% 1
South West +2 1 £111 -
Yorkshire - 1 £363 -
WAP
UK

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 (55.56%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) Wireless
3 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (27.78%) AirMagnet
4 4 (22.22%) CCNA
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (16.67%) SAN
5 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) MCSE
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (16.67%) Clustering
5 3 (16.67%) Firewall
5 3 (16.67%) SCCM
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 3 (16.67%) Office 365
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (11.11%) Change Control
6 2 (11.11%) IaaS
6 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
6 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications
6 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010

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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) IaaS
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Wireless
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) 3G
3 2 (11.11%) GPRS
3 2 (11.11%) GSM
3 2 (11.11%) Internet
3 2 (11.11%) LAN
3 2 (11.11%) LTE
3 2 (11.11%) UMTS
3 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications
3 2 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) DMVPN
4 1 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) MPLS
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Site Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Data Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Field Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) ICT Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) ICT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Server Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Product Owner
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) UI Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) Flash
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) jQuery
1 1 (5.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.11%) Handset
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
2 2 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.56%) Graphic Design
3 1 (5.56%) iPhone
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Change Control
1 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.56%) Change Management
2 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (5.56%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (5.56%) Network Management
2 1 (5.56%) Prototyping
2 1 (5.56%) Typography
2 1 (5.56%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (22.22%) CCNA
3 3 (16.67%) MCSE
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (11.11%) MCSD
5 1 (5.56%) CCNP
5 1 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) MCP
5 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 2 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (11.11%) SCOM
3 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) AirMagnet
3 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) BT
4 2 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) NetApp
4 2 (11.11%) Sophos
4 2 (11.11%) Symantec
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Adobe
5 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.56%) F5
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper
5 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds