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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 33 38 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 11 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.99% 0.32% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.15% 1.75% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £331 £363
% change year-on-year
+25.28% -8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £25.85 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+60.54% +11.42%
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
52 57 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.13% 18.21% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 31
Average daily rate £389 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.07% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 15
Average hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +47.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wi-Fi across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Wi-Fi Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Wi-Fi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 14 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) C
3 12 (57.14%) C++
3 12 (57.14%) Bash Shell
4 11 (52.38%) Bluetooth
5 10 (47.62%) Python
5 10 (47.62%) SSL
5 10 (47.62%) HTML
5 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
5 10 (47.62%) Perl
5 10 (47.62%) CSS
5 10 (47.62%) Ajax
5 10 (47.62%) JSON
5 10 (47.62%) Internet
5 10 (47.62%) 802.15
5 10 (47.62%) X.509
5 10 (47.62%) HTTP
5 10 (47.62%) REST
5 10 (47.62%) AngularJS
5 10 (47.62%) ZigBee
5 10 (47.62%) 802.1X
6 8 (38.10%) Internet of Things
6 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
7 6 (28.57%) Firewall
7 6 (28.57%) Linux
7 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
8 5 (23.81%) High Availability
9 4 (19.05%) Splunk
9 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software

Wi-Fi
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) BigMachines
1 1 (4.76%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 11 (52.38%) Bluetooth
3 10 (47.62%) 802.15
3 10 (47.62%) HTTP
3 10 (47.62%) Internet
3 10 (47.62%) SSL
3 10 (47.62%) X.509
3 10 (47.62%) ZigBee
4 6 (28.57%) Firewall
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (19.05%) VoIP
6 3 (14.29%) VPN
7 2 (9.52%) MPLS
7 2 (9.52%) WAN
8 1 (4.76%) 3G
8 1 (4.76%) DHCP
8 1 (4.76%) DNS
8 1 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (4.76%) TestLink
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Software Engineer
1 4 (19.05%) Software Team Leader
1 4 (19.05%) Team Leader
2 2 (9.52%) Administrator
2 2 (9.52%) Developer
2 2 (9.52%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Network Administrator
2 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Python Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Functional Tester
3 1 (4.76%) Manual Tester
3 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Network Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Python Software Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) 802.1X
1 10 (47.62%) Ajax
1 10 (47.62%) AngularJS
1 10 (47.62%) CSS
1 10 (47.62%) HTML
1 10 (47.62%) JSON
1 10 (47.62%) REST
2 1 (4.76%) Django
2 1 (4.76%) jQuery
2 1 (4.76%) Mason
2 1 (4.76%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Internet of Things
2 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (19.05%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
3 5 (23.81%) High Availability
4 4 (19.05%) Line Management
4 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
4 4 (19.05%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (9.52%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) Kanban
5 2 (9.52%) Network Design
5 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Testing
6 1 (4.76%) CRM
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) Front End Development
6 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) C
2 12 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 12 (57.14%) C++
3 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 10 (47.62%) Perl
3 10 (47.62%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) Apex Code
4 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
4 1 (4.76%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) CCNA
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Nagios
2 2 (9.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco
1 4 (19.05%) F5
1 4 (19.05%) Juniper
1 4 (19.05%) Splunk
2 2 (9.52%) Aruba
2 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
2 2 (9.52%) FireEye
2 2 (9.52%) SonicWALL
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.76%) Siebel
3 1 (4.76%) VMware