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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 433 420 438
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Contract jobs citing WAP 6 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.021% 0.037%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.078% 0.068% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 7
Median daily rate £750 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £685 - £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £780 - £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £369 £220
% change year-on-year
+49.15% +67.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
- -34.17%
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
7715 7360 7468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 33.45% 31.65% 30.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5737 5402 5221
Median daily rate £450 £438 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 49 49
Median hourly rate £46.00 £36.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.02% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £19.52 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.20 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

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 29 August 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (62.50%) SMTP
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
1 5 (62.50%) SAML
1 5 (62.50%) CESG
1 5 (62.50%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) COBIT
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (50.00%) CRAMM
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 4 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) BCP
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (25.00%) CISSP
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) MCSE
4 2 (25.00%) MCSA

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 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) GNU Octave
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SMTP
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Security Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) IT Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) IT Security Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) CISSP Architect
3 1 (12.50%) CISSP Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Site Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SOC Architect
3 1 (12.50%) SOC Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) CESG
2 4 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (50.00%) CRAMM
2 4 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) BCP
3 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) MCSA
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) AirMagnet
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix