The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless 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 Wireless over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 36 37 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing Wireless 9 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.42% 0.95% 3.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.31% 5.36% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £426 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.71% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £342
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
Wireless
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 56 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.98% 17.78% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 28 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 £410 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 14
Average hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +112.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 9 (56.25%) C
2 6 (37.50%) Embedded C
3 5 (31.25%) Python
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (25.00%) Hudson
4 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
5 3 (18.75%) LAN
5 3 (18.75%) WAN
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco
5 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (12.50%) Internet
6 2 (12.50%) CCNP
6 2 (12.50%) CCNA
6 2 (12.50%) VoIP
6 2 (12.50%) Windows
6 2 (12.50%) Firewall
6 2 (12.50%) Electronics
6 2 (12.50%) Firmware
6 2 (12.50%) Network Design
7 1 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (6.25%) PKI
7 1 (6.25%) VPLS
7 1 (6.25%) COBIT
7 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
7 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Wireless 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 Wireless. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) LAN
1 3 (18.75%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.25%) MPLS
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) NX-OS
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) VPLS
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) WAAS
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Hudson
1 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Embedded C Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Integration Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Software Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) DSP Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Release Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
1 1 (6.25%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Smart Energy
2 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) Build Automation
3 1 (6.25%) CAD
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Network Management
3 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Signal Processing
3 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C
2 6 (37.50%) Embedded C
3 5 (31.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCNA
1 2 (12.50%) CCNP
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCIE
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) COBIT
1 1 (6.25%) HIPAA
1 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Aruba
2 1 (6.25%) Avaya
2 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) Dell
2 1 (6.25%) F5
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Juniper
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) NetApp
2 1 (6.25%) Nortel
2 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
2 1 (6.25%) Splunk
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
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Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
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Rate: £40 - 45 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
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Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 16 days ago