The table below looks at the statistics for WEP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WEP over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
Rank 608 604 593
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing WEP 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.065% 0.014% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £431 £300 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -40.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £300 £501
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £300 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £300 £505
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -40.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WEP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7725 7364 6495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.69% 14.95% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4769 4195 3566
Median daily rate £400 £350 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 421 379
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

WEP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing WEP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WEP Jobs Demand Trend in England

WEP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WEP Daily Rate Trend in England

WEP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

WEP Hourly Rate Trend in England

WEP
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 WEP within the England region over the 3 months to 31 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
South East - 4 £431 -
London - 1 - -
WEP
UK

WEP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WEP 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 WEP.

1 7 (87.50%) IBM
1 7 (87.50%) WebSphere
2 6 (75.00%) Change Management
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) J2EE
3 5 (62.50%) Asset Management
3 5 (62.50%) TOGAF
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 5 (62.50%) eTOM
3 5 (62.50%) Servlets
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) IT Asset Management
4 4 (50.00%) DB2
5 3 (37.50%) Service Management
5 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (37.50%) Network Design
5 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (25.00%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (12.50%) SSH
7 1 (12.50%) Firewall
7 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (12.50%) Wireless
7 1 (12.50%) IPsec
7 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 1 (12.50%) WPA
7 1 (12.50%) Maximo
7 1 (12.50%) JNCIP
7 1 (12.50%) JNCIE

WEP
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 7 (87.50%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) 802.11
1 1 (12.50%) BGP
1 1 (12.50%) DWDM
1 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
1 1 (12.50%) IKE
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) MPLS
1 1 (12.50%) OSPF
1 1 (12.50%) PPP
1 1 (12.50%) SDH
1 1 (12.50%) SONET
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
1 5 (62.50%) Network Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) BSS Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Maximo Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior WebSphere Architect
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) J2EE
1 5 (62.50%) Servlets
2 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
1 1 (12.50%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Change Management
2 5 (62.50%) Asset Management
2 5 (62.50%) eTOM
2 5 (62.50%) IT Asset Management
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) TOGAF
3 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Network Design
3 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) JNCIE
2 1 (12.50%) JNCIP
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) Nokia
2 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto