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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 33 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 2 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.69% 2.31% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 14.75% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £331 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £27.25 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £41.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-49.39% +130.55%

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
50 61 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.30% 15.68% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 30 28
Median daily rate £400 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £259 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £467 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 4
Median hourly rate £21.50 £55.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.90% +29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £42.00 £41.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.75 £43.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 27 February 2017, 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 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) VoIP
2 4 (36.36%) Embedded C
2 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) C
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) ZigBee
2 4 (36.36%) Office 365
3 3 (27.27%) SDLC
3 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (27.27%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (27.27%) CRM
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) Perl
4 2 (18.18%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) WebEx
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (9.09%) LTE
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) QA

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:

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) VoIP
1 4 (36.36%) ZigBee
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) Bluetooth
3 1 (9.09%) LTE
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) WebEx
3 1 (9.09%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) C Software Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded C Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Radio Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) CRM
2 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded C
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft