The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 134 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAP 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.10% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £338 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.00
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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
700 682 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.32% 25.04% 24.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 443 334
Median daily rate £388 £340 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% +5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 20
Median hourly rate £22.50 £34.20 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.21% +5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.60 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

WAP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

WAP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

WAP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire - 2 £338 -
Coventry - 1 - -
WAP
England

WAP
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for WAP.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) PKI
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 3 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 3 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (100.00%) SmoothWall
1 3 (100.00%) Web Filtering
2 2 (66.67%) Skype
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (100.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (66.67%) Skype
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Support
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Web Filtering
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft