The table below looks at the statistics for WEP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WEP over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
Rank - - 425
Contract jobs citing WEP 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - - 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £300 £505
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -40.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WEP
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2962 2978 2816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.87% 13.29% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2050 1893 1847
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 83 87
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.00 £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

WEP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WEP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WEP Jobs Demand Trend in London

WEP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

WEP Daily Rate Trend in London