The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 264 228 224
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -4
Contract jobs citing WAP 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.030% 0.023% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.095% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
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£315 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 - £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 - £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WAP
England

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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2331 2101 2140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.52% 24.67% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1413 1170 1140
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 62 92
Average hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.57 £16.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

WAP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WAP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

WAP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

WAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

WAP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

WAP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAP within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +5 3 £315 -
Hampshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
WAP
England

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) HP
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (63.64%) CheckPoint
2 7 (63.64%) Netcool
2 7 (63.64%) Nortel
2 7 (63.64%) TACACS
2 7 (63.64%) Radware
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) CCSP
2 7 (63.64%) CCNP
2 7 (63.64%) CCNA
2 7 (63.64%) OpenView
2 7 (63.64%) SMS
2 7 (63.64%) CCSA
2 7 (63.64%) CCSE
2 7 (63.64%) BIG-IP
2 7 (63.64%) Nortel Alteon
2 7 (63.64%) Wireshark
2 7 (63.64%) Crossbeam
2 7 (63.64%) Fault Management
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco PIX
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (63.64%) tcpdump
2 7 (63.64%) Network Management
2 7 (63.64%) F5
2 7 (63.64%) Mobile App
2 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (54.55%) Degree
3 6 (54.55%) UNIX

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) TACACS
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
1 7 (63.64%) SMS
1 7 (63.64%) BIG-IP
1 7 (63.64%) Nortel Alteon
1 7 (63.64%) Wireshark
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco PIX
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (63.64%) tcpdump
2 4 (36.36%) 4G
2 4 (36.36%) Network Security
2 4 (36.36%) IPv6
2 4 (36.36%) Internet
2 4 (36.36%) DAB
2 4 (36.36%) GPRS
2 4 (36.36%) GSM
2 4 (36.36%) HTTP
2 4 (36.36%) SSL
3 3 (27.27%) UMTS
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Network Security Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Security Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Data Network Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) WML
1 4 (36.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Mobile App
1 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
3 4 (36.36%) Smart Meter
4 1 (9.09%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Fault Management
1 7 (63.64%) Network Management
2 5 (45.45%) Change Management
2 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (45.45%) Problem Management
2 5 (45.45%) Release Management
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Change Control
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (63.64%) CCSP
2 7 (63.64%) CCNP
2 7 (63.64%) CCNA
2 7 (63.64%) CCSA
2 7 (63.64%) CCSE
3 6 (54.55%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (18.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Netcool
1 7 (63.64%) OpenView
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) HP
2 7 (63.64%) CheckPoint
2 7 (63.64%) Nortel
2 7 (63.64%) Radware
2 7 (63.64%) Crossbeam
2 7 (63.64%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Fortinet