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 29 September 2014 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
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 44 36 39
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Wireless 5 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.16% 2.45% 2.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.35% 18.00% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
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£330 £335 £206
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% +63.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £275 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £395 £281
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Average hourly rate £25.50 £43.75 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.71% -7.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-27.27% -0.90%
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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
115 50 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 26.68% 13.59% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 25 26
Average daily rate £330 £273 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.10% -17.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 13 31
Average hourly rate £25.50 £31.00 £38.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.74% -19.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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
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 29 September 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) BGP
3 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 2 (33.33%) Websense
3 2 (33.33%) Trend Micro
3 2 (33.33%) Aruba
3 2 (33.33%) Splunk
3 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (16.67%) Internet of Things
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 1 (16.67%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Firmware
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) Bluetooth
4 1 (16.67%) GPRS
4 1 (16.67%) GSM
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) BGP
2 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Bluetooth
3 1 (16.67%) GPRS
3 1 (16.67%) GSM
3 1 (16.67%) ZigBee
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) TETRA
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Internet of Things
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCIE
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Websense
2 2 (33.33%) Trend Micro
2 2 (33.33%) Aruba
2 2 (33.33%) Splunk
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Polycom
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