The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 74 68 77
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing WAP 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.098% 0.11% 0.098%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.51% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £218 £351
% change year-on-year
+69.54% -37.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £19.75 -
% change year-on-year
-34.17% -
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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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
272 198 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.72% 22.73% 26.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 100 135
Average daily rate £413 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -30.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAP across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WAP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

WAP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

WAP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

WAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

WAP Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing WAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAP.

1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) ProCurve
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing WAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) ProCurve