The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 25 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Wireless 10 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.46% 2.83% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 18.03% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £338 £571 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.89% +54.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.73 £36.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.35 £44.10 £41.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +55.33%

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%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wireless across the Cambridge region.

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Cambridge region.

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 10 (50.00%) C
2 9 (45.00%) Python
3 8 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (30.00%) Linux
4 6 (30.00%) Degree
5 5 (25.00%) Electronics
5 5 (25.00%) SDLC
6 3 (15.00%) High Availability
6 3 (15.00%) Digital Signal Processing
6 3 (15.00%) Signal Processing
6 3 (15.00%) Firewall
6 3 (15.00%) Internet
6 3 (15.00%) C++
6 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (10.00%) Brocade
7 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
7 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (10.00%) QA
7 2 (10.00%) ZigBee
7 2 (10.00%) Law
7 2 (10.00%) VMware
7 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (10.00%) Perl
7 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
7 2 (10.00%) SAN
7 2 (10.00%) CA
7 2 (10.00%) Tcl
7 2 (10.00%) Firmware

Wireless
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 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) Bluetooth
2 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (10.00%) ZigBee
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) MPLS
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (25.00%) Electronics
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) C Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded C Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Embedded C Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Python Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Tools Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (25.00%) SDLC
3 3 (15.00%) Digital Signal Processing
3 3 (15.00%) High Availability
3 3 (15.00%) Signal Processing
4 2 (10.00%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C
2 9 (45.00%) Python
3 8 (40.00%) Embedded C
4 3 (15.00%) C++
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) Perl
5 2 (10.00%) Tcl
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
6 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
1 2 (10.00%) Firmware
1 2 (10.00%) KVM
1 2 (10.00%) LXC
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Brocade
1 2 (10.00%) CA
1 2 (10.00%) Riverbed
1 2 (10.00%) VMware
1 2 (10.00%) Vyatta
2 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) F5
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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