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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 79 - 75
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAP 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.10% - 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% - 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
-14.40% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WAP
Berkshire

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
237 207 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.01% 24.13% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 123 144
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) HP Storage
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DBS Check
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) ProCurve
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) VMware