The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank - - 147
Contract jobs citing WAP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
731 761 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.98% 25.38% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 503 564
Median daily rate £350 £363 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 16
Median hourly rate £38.75 £37.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.46 £19.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing WAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WAP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WAP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

WAP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

WAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

WAP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

WAP
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for WAP.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) CCSA
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) FWSM
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) FWSM
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper