The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 37 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing WAP 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.57% 0.78% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.75% 2.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£370 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Slough region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
87 76 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 27.36% 29.69% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 47 16
Average daily rate £333 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

WAP Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

WAP
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

WAP Daily Rate Trend in Slough

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) HP
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (70.00%) Netcool
2 7 (70.00%) Nortel
2 7 (70.00%) TACACS
2 7 (70.00%) Radware
2 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) CCSP
2 7 (70.00%) CCNP
2 7 (70.00%) CCNA
2 7 (70.00%) OpenView
2 7 (70.00%) SMS
2 7 (70.00%) CCSA
2 7 (70.00%) CCSE
2 7 (70.00%) BIG-IP
2 7 (70.00%) Nortel Alteon
2 7 (70.00%) Wireshark
2 7 (70.00%) Crossbeam
2 7 (70.00%) Fault Management
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco PIX
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (70.00%) tcpdump
2 7 (70.00%) Network Management
2 7 (70.00%) F5
2 7 (70.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (60.00%) Degree
3 6 (60.00%) UNIX

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) SMS
1 7 (70.00%) TACACS
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
1 7 (70.00%) BIG-IP
1 7 (70.00%) Nortel Alteon
1 7 (70.00%) Wireshark
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco PIX
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (70.00%) tcpdump
2 4 (40.00%) Network Security
3 3 (30.00%) 4G
3 3 (30.00%) DAB
3 3 (30.00%) GPRS
3 3 (30.00%) GSM
3 3 (30.00%) UMTS
3 3 (30.00%) HTTP
3 3 (30.00%) SSL
3 3 (30.00%) IPv6
3 3 (30.00%) Internet
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) Security Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Data Network Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) WML
1 3 (30.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Mobile App
1 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (30.00%) Smart Meter
4 1 (10.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Fault Management
1 7 (70.00%) Network Management
2 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 5 (50.00%) Release Management
2 5 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (70.00%) CCSA
2 7 (70.00%) CCSE
2 7 (70.00%) CCSP
2 7 (70.00%) CCNP
2 7 (70.00%) CCNA
3 6 (60.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) OpenView
1 7 (70.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) HP
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Crossbeam
2 7 (70.00%) F5
2 7 (70.00%) Nortel
2 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (70.00%) Radware
3 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) SAP