The table below looks at the statistics for Wi-Fi skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 32 48 46
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 4 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.32% 1.45% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.89% 9.86% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £398 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £21.53 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+85.83% +23.00%
Wi-Fi
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
45 71 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.85% 14.67% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 32 40
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £195 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £445 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 39
Median hourly rate £40.00 £20.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.12% -18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Wi-Fi Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Wi-Fi
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Cambridge region.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Wi-Fi
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Cambridge region.

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 5 (100.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) Games
3 3 (60.00%) PlayStation
3 3 (60.00%) Oculus Rift
4 2 (40.00%) Bluetooth
5 1 (20.00%) HTTP
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) SSL
5 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (20.00%) 3G
5 1 (20.00%) 802.15
5 1 (20.00%) X.509
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) Perl
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) JSON
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
5 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (20.00%) REST

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (20.00%) 3G
3 1 (20.00%) 802.15
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) X.509
3 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (60.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Oculus Rift
1 3 (60.00%) PlayStation
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree