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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAP 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.99% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£315 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +14.28%
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 Slough region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
75 45 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 24.75% 18.44% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 27 14
Average daily rate £325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Average hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CCSP
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) OpenView
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) Nortel
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Netcool
1 6 (100.00%) TACACS
1 6 (100.00%) Radware
1 6 (100.00%) SMS
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) CCSA
1 6 (100.00%) CCSE
1 6 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 6 (100.00%) Nortel Alteon
1 6 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 6 (100.00%) Crossbeam
1 6 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 6 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 6 (100.00%) Network Management
1 6 (100.00%) F5
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Network Security

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) TACACS
1 6 (100.00%) SMS
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 6 (100.00%) Nortel Alteon
1 6 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 6 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Data Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 6 (100.00%) Network Management
2 4 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 4 (66.67%) Release Management
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCSP
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) CCSA
1 6 (100.00%) CCSE
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) OpenView
1 6 (100.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) Nortel
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Radware
1 6 (100.00%) Crossbeam
1 6 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) Fortinet