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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 437 429 434
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing WAP 6 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.026% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.076% 0.080% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £375 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £413 £295
% change year-on-year
-21.21% +39.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 -
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
WAP
England

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
7936 7513 7422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.75% 32.05% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5889 5591 5370
Median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 50 38
Median hourly rate £46.50 £22.12 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.26% -44.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.55 £19.17 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £44.40 £137.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 London region with a requirement for WAP.

1 5 (38.46%) SMTP
1 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco
1 5 (38.46%) SAML
1 5 (38.46%) Wireless
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
1 5 (38.46%) CESG
1 5 (38.46%) Technical Architecture
1 5 (38.46%) AirMagnet
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (30.77%) Security Operations
2 4 (30.77%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (30.77%) CRAMM
2 4 (30.77%) COBIT
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (30.77%) Data Loss Prevention
3 3 (23.08%) BCP
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
3 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (15.38%) Change Control
4 2 (15.38%) Office 365
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (15.38%) PowerShell

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 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) GNU Octave
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) SMTP
1 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
1 5 (38.46%) Wireless
2 1 (7.69%) 3G
2 1 (7.69%) GPRS
2 1 (7.69%) GSM
2 1 (7.69%) LTE
2 1 (7.69%) UMTS
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Site Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Security Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) IT Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) IT Security Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) CISSP Architect
4 1 (7.69%) CISSP Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Field Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) SOC Architect
4 1 (7.69%) SOC Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) CESG
2 4 (30.77%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.69%) Handset
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (30.77%) CRAMM
2 4 (30.77%) Data Loss Prevention
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (30.77%) Security Operations
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) BCP
3 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Change Control
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C#
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) CISSP
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) MCSA
2 2 (15.38%) MCSE
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) COBIT
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) AirMagnet
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) BT
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix