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 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 37 45 47
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.24% 0.80% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 4.00% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £413 £128 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+223.52% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +133.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-47.22% +53.19%
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
64 75 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.93% 19.95% 22.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 49 32
Median daily rate £413 £325 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £401 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.51% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £16.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

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 26 May 2016, 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 11 (61.11%) C
2 9 (50.00%) C++
2 9 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Python
4 7 (38.89%) Perl
5 6 (33.33%) HTML
5 6 (33.33%) CSS
5 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (33.33%) Linux
5 6 (33.33%) HTTP
5 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (33.33%) SSL
5 6 (33.33%) Internet
5 6 (33.33%) 802.15
5 6 (33.33%) X.509
5 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 6 (33.33%) Ajax
5 6 (33.33%) JSON
5 6 (33.33%) ZigBee
5 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 6 (33.33%) REST
5 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 6 (33.33%) 802.1X
6 5 (27.78%) Internet of Things
7 4 (22.22%) Cisco
7 4 (22.22%) LAN
7 4 (22.22%) Smart Meter
7 4 (22.22%) High Availability
8 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) BigMachines
1 1 (5.56%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 6 (33.33%) 802.15
2 6 (33.33%) HTTP
2 6 (33.33%) Internet
2 6 (33.33%) SSL
2 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (33.33%) X.509
2 6 (33.33%) ZigBee
3 4 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (11.11%) 3G
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
5 1 (5.56%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.11%) Robot Framework
1 2 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (5.56%) TestLink
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Python Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Unified Communications Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Manual Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Network Communications Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) WAN Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) 802.1X
1 6 (33.33%) Ajax
1 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 6 (33.33%) CSS
1 6 (33.33%) HTML
1 6 (33.33%) JSON
1 6 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) Django
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) Mason
2 1 (5.56%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Internet of Things
2 4 (22.22%) Smart Meter
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) High Availability
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Open Source
5 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Testing
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps
6 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
6 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Line Management
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.56%) Transition Management
6 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C
2 9 (50.00%) C++
3 8 (44.44%) Python
4 7 (38.89%) Perl
5 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (11.11%) Assembly Language
7 2 (11.11%) Embedded C
8 1 (5.56%) Apex Code
8 1 (5.56%) Java
8 1 (5.56%) PHP
8 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.56%) Siebel