The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 231 225 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing WAP 9 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.11% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£218 £304 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 - £11.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2154 2083 2143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.13% 24.81% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1208 1116 1104
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 73 84
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £14.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
WAP
England

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 22 July 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 -1 6 £218 -28.39%
WAP
England

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (42.11%) VMS
1 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
1 8 (42.11%) SS7
1 8 (42.11%) INAP
1 8 (42.11%) Change Management
1 8 (42.11%) Fault Management
2 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco
3 6 (31.58%) HP
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
4 5 (26.32%) Firewall
5 4 (21.05%) Wireless
5 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
5 4 (21.05%) Smart Meter
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
5 4 (21.05%) 4G
5 4 (21.05%) DAB
5 4 (21.05%) HTTP
5 4 (21.05%) Internet
5 4 (21.05%) SSL
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) IPv6
5 4 (21.05%) XML
5 4 (21.05%) MCP
5 4 (21.05%) GPRS
5 4 (21.05%) GSM
5 4 (21.05%) WML
5 4 (21.05%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) MCSE

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Project
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
1 8 (42.11%) SS7
1 8 (42.11%) INAP
2 5 (26.32%) Firewall
3 4 (21.05%) Wireless
3 4 (21.05%) 4G
3 4 (21.05%) DAB
3 4 (21.05%) HTTP
3 4 (21.05%) Internet
3 4 (21.05%) SSL
3 4 (21.05%) IPv6
3 4 (21.05%) GPRS
3 4 (21.05%) GSM
4 3 (15.79%) DHCP
4 3 (15.79%) UMTS
4 3 (15.79%) VPN
4 3 (15.79%) DNS
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.26%) SMS
6 1 (5.26%) RTCP
General
1 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Front Office
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) NOC Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) XML
1 4 (21.05%) WML
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) SyncML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Smart Meter
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.26%) DTV
4 1 (5.26%) GIS
4 1 (5.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) VMS
2 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX
4 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Change Management
1 8 (42.11%) Fault Management
2 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
3 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
4 3 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.26%) Network Management
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Release Management
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.26%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (21.05%) MCP
3 3 (15.79%) MCSE
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (10.53%) ISEB
4 2 (10.53%) CCNP
5 1 (5.26%) CCNA
5 1 (5.26%) CCSP
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) CCSE
5 1 (5.26%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.79%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Sysprep
1 3 (15.79%) WSUS
2 1 (5.26%) OpenView
2 1 (5.26%) Netcool
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) HP
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Nortel
5 1 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) Apple
5 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.26%) Radware
5 1 (5.26%) ESRI
5 1 (5.26%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) Google
5 1 (5.26%) Crossbeam