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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 51 40 51
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.65% 0.55% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.61% 4.26% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£370 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £31.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +164.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £21.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-16.09% +55.35%
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
115 47 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 24.84% 12.84% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 20 34
Average daily rate £330 £250 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £175 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 14 31
Average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% -16.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.05 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £43.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

Wi-Fi
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Wi-Fi Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Wi-Fi 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 Wi-Fi.

1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (25.00%) Smartcard
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) HP ASE
2 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) SMS
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Wi-Fi 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 Wi-Fi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (25.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) SMS
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Principle Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
1 1 (25.00%) Smartcard
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) HP ASE
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
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