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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Rank 44 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.28% 0.65% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.82% 3.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £128 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £280 £279
% change year-on-year
+30.35% +0.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £35.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-46.47% +77.50%
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
55 81 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.45% 17.42% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 46 46
Median daily rate £413 £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.24% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £411 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 £20.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.92% -25.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £20.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

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 30 June 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 6 (50.00%) C
2 5 (41.67%) C++
2 5 (41.67%) Bluetooth
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Perl
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) 802.15
5 2 (16.67%) X.509
5 2 (16.67%) Assembly Language
5 2 (16.67%) Internet
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) HTTP
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 2 (16.67%) SSL
5 2 (16.67%) Robot Framework
5 2 (16.67%) 802.1X
5 2 (16.67%) Internet of Things
5 2 (16.67%) REST
5 2 (16.67%) High Availability
5 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (16.67%) Jenkins

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Bluetooth
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) 802.15
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) HTTP
3 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 2 (16.67%) SSL
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) X.509
3 2 (16.67%) ZigBee
4 1 (8.33%) 3G
4 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) Robot Framework
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Unified Communications Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Python Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Communications Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) WAN Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) 802.1X
1 2 (16.67%) Ajax
1 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) JSON
1 2 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (16.67%) Internet of Things
1 2 (16.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) High Availability
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (8.33%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C
2 5 (41.67%) C++
3 4 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (16.67%) Assembly Language
5 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco