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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 28 29 38
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 10 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.89% 3.69% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 25.53% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £440 £363
% change year-on-year
-26.13% +21.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £17.75 £52.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.19% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £40.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-53.12% +122.22%

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 47 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.45% 14.46% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 33
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £245 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £441 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 3
Median hourly rate £21.00 £55.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.81% +29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £41.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £55.00 £43.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 21 January 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 7 (53.85%) C
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) ZigBee
3 4 (30.77%) Office 365
3 4 (30.77%) Embedded C
3 4 (30.77%) VoIP
3 4 (30.77%) MS Office
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 4 (30.77%) Wireless
4 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (23.08%) CRM
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) C++
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (23.08%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) PlayStation
5 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Games
5 2 (15.38%) Python
5 2 (15.38%) Bluetooth
5 2 (15.38%) Perl
5 2 (15.38%) Oculus Rift
5 2 (15.38%) HTC Vive

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 (30.77%) MS Excel
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) ZigBee
2 4 (30.77%) VoIP
2 4 (30.77%) Wireless
3 2 (15.38%) Bluetooth
4 1 (7.69%) 802.15
4 1 (7.69%) HTTP
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) LTE
4 1 (7.69%) SSL
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) WebEx
4 1 (7.69%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (15.38%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) C Software Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Embedded C Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Embedded Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C++ Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Python Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) 802.1X
1 1 (7.69%) Ajax
1 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) JSON
1 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) HTC Vive
1 2 (15.38%) Oculus Rift
1 2 (15.38%) PlayStation
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Internet of Things
2 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) CRM
2 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) SDLC
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C
2 4 (30.77%) Embedded C
3 3 (23.08%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 2 (15.38%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
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