The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Communications & Networking category for the Cambridge 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 42 40 50
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.27% 1.30% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.64% 5.32% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.75 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.35%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
61 94 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.71% 24.35% 18.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 37
Average daily rate £300 £305 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 27
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Wi-Fi
Cambridgeshire

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
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 18 April 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 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Nortel
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) Smartcard
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Frame Relay
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Frame Relay
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) SMS
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
1 1 (33.33%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Nortel
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya
1 1 (33.33%) Nokia
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Riverbed