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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 238 240 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing WAP 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.087% 0.046% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£220 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £351 £270
% change year-on-year
-37.23% +29.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.50
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
2237 2265 2475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.45% 25.84% 24.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1298 1286 1235
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 60 77
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £17.04 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAP across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

WAP Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 8 £220 - 1
WAP
England

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 8 (61.54%) Cisco
1 8 (61.54%) HP
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
3 5 (38.46%) Fault Management
3 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
3 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (30.77%) Smart Meter
4 4 (30.77%) tcpdump
4 4 (30.77%) Network Management
4 4 (30.77%) 4G
4 4 (30.77%) F5
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (30.77%) Wireshark
4 4 (30.77%) Crossbeam
4 4 (30.77%) CCSE
4 4 (30.77%) BIG-IP
4 4 (30.77%) Nortel Alteon
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
4 4 (30.77%) CCSA
4 4 (30.77%) OpenView
4 4 (30.77%) Change Management
4 4 (30.77%) Netcool
4 4 (30.77%) Internet
4 4 (30.77%) TACACS
4 4 (30.77%) Radware
4 4 (30.77%) DAB

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (30.77%) tcpdump
2 4 (30.77%) 4G
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (30.77%) Wireshark
2 4 (30.77%) BIG-IP
2 4 (30.77%) Nortel Alteon
2 4 (30.77%) Internet
2 4 (30.77%) TACACS
2 4 (30.77%) DAB
2 4 (30.77%) SSL
2 4 (30.77%) IPv6
2 4 (30.77%) HTTP
2 4 (30.77%) GPRS
2 4 (30.77%) GSM
2 4 (30.77%) SMS
3 3 (23.08%) DHCP
3 3 (23.08%) UMTS
3 3 (23.08%) VPN
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Data Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Security Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Test Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) WML
1 4 (30.77%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) SyncML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
1 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Smart Meter
3 1 (7.69%) GIS
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.69%) DTV
3 1 (7.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) UNIX
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) VMS
3 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Fault Management
2 4 (30.77%) Network Management
2 4 (30.77%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
3 3 (23.08%) Release Management
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Security
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCSE
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) CCSA
2 4 (30.77%) CCSP
2 4 (30.77%) CCNP
2 4 (30.77%) CCNA
3 3 (23.08%) MCP
3 3 (23.08%) MCSE
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (15.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (23.08%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) OpenView
1 4 (30.77%) Netcool
2 3 (23.08%) WSUS
2 3 (23.08%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
1 8 (61.54%) HP
2 4 (30.77%) F5
2 4 (30.77%) Crossbeam
2 4 (30.77%) Radware
2 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
2 4 (30.77%) Nortel
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) ESRI
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