The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 21 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
England / London
Rank 400 413 413
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs citing WAP 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.016% 0.014% 0.024%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.045% 0.044% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £370 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.51% +6.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £313 £313
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6618 6760 6410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.62% 32.20% 30.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4966 5037 4807
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 43 30
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.83 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.91% +22.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

WAP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

WAP Daily Rate Trend in London

WAP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAP across the London region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

WAP Daily Rate Histogram in London

WAP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

WAP Hourly Rate Trend in London

WAP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAP within the London region over the 3 months to 21 January 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
Ruislip - 1 £265 -
City of London - 1 £475 -
WAP
England

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 London region with a requirement for WAP.

1 7 (77.78%) Wireless
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) AirMagnet
4 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
4 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Office 365
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) IaaS
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (11.11%) LTE
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (11.11%) BT
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) MCSD
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) MCSE

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) 3G
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) GPRS
2 1 (11.11%) GSM
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) LTE
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) UMTS
2 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Site Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Field Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) ICT Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) ICT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Product Owner
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
1 1 (11.11%) Handset
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
1 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCSD
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) AirMagnet
3 1 (11.11%) BT
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) Sophos
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec