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 March 2015 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 33 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Wireless 6 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.90% 2.78% 4.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.17% 19.51% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£369 £200 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.37% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £200 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £200 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £296 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
Average hourly rate £36.00 £45.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +18.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+31.11% -
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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
59 41 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.67% 14.24% 24.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 26
Average daily rate £350 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £275 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 21
Average hourly rate £43.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

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

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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 March 2015, 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 5 (45.45%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) C
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Embedded C
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (27.27%) CCIE
3 3 (27.27%) CCNP
3 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) F5
4 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (18.18%) Electronics
4 2 (18.18%) CCSE
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) JNCIP
4 2 (18.18%) JNCIE
4 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (18.18%) HP ASE
4 2 (18.18%) HP MASE
4 2 (18.18%) Riverbed
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) 3G
4 2 (18.18%) CCDP
4 2 (18.18%) CCSP
4 2 (18.18%) Juniper
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) WLAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (18.18%) 3G
1 2 (18.18%) WLAN
2 1 (9.09%) Bluetooth
2 1 (9.09%) GPRS
2 1 (9.09%) 3GPP
2 1 (9.09%) UMTS
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) 4G
2 1 (9.09%) LTE
2 1 (9.09%) ZigBee
2 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
2 1 (9.09%) 2G
General
1 2 (18.18%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Multimedia
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Network Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Mechanical Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Mechanical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
1 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
1 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) OO
2 1 (9.09%) OOD
2 1 (9.09%) CAD
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (9.09%) Signal Processing
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded C
3 2 (18.18%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
4 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (27.27%) CCIE
1 3 (27.27%) CCNP
2 2 (18.18%) CCSE
2 2 (18.18%) JNCIP
2 2 (18.18%) JNCIE
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) HP ASE
2 2 (18.18%) HP MASE
2 2 (18.18%) CCDP
2 2 (18.18%) CCSP
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
2 3 (27.27%) F5
3 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
3 2 (18.18%) Riverbed
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) SolidWorks
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