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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 50 46 36
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing Wireless 8 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.55% 1.24% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 5.26% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £335 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £365 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £38.75 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.96% -21.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -26.60%
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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
80 114 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.53% 23.55% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 48 17
Average daily rate £275 £325 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +38.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £403 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 10
Average hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% -1.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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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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 28 August 2015.

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (36.84%) Cisco
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (31.58%) CCNP
3 5 (26.32%) CCIE
3 5 (26.32%) C
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
4 4 (21.05%) F5
4 4 (21.05%) Android
4 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
4 4 (21.05%) Degree
4 4 (21.05%) C++
4 4 (21.05%) Python
4 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
4 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
4 4 (21.05%) Firewall
5 3 (15.79%) HP
5 3 (15.79%) Citrix
5 3 (15.79%) Juniper
5 3 (15.79%) CCSP
5 3 (15.79%) Linux
5 3 (15.79%) VoIP
5 3 (15.79%) MS Office
5 3 (15.79%) C#
5 3 (15.79%) Network Security
5 3 (15.79%) Fortinet
5 3 (15.79%) NGN
5 3 (15.79%) CCSE

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Lync
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) NGN
3 3 (15.79%) VoIP
3 3 (15.79%) Network Security
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
4 2 (10.53%) Skype
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) NX-OS
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) Bluetooth
4 2 (10.53%) Internet
4 2 (10.53%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) DNS
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.26%) Frame Relay
5 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Architect
1 3 (15.79%) Tester
1 3 (15.79%) Network Consultant
1 3 (15.79%) Consultant
1 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
1 3 (15.79%) Security Consultant
1 3 (15.79%) Systems Architect
1 3 (15.79%) Network Security Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Network Architect
2 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support Technician
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile Tester
2 2 (10.53%) QA Tester
2 2 (10.53%) Support Technician
2 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (10.53%) Software Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Junior
3 1 (5.26%) Principle Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
3 1 (5.26%) BYOD
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.26%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Android
1 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Phone
3 2 (10.53%) Windows
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
1 3 (15.79%) Network Architecture
2 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile Development
2 2 (10.53%) TDD
2 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
2 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security
3 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Network Management
3 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) C
2 4 (21.05%) C++
2 4 (21.05%) Python
3 3 (15.79%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (31.58%) CCNP
3 5 (26.32%) CCIE
4 4 (21.05%) Degree
5 3 (15.79%) HP ASE
5 3 (15.79%) HP MASE
5 3 (15.79%) CCSE
5 3 (15.79%) JNCIP
5 3 (15.79%) JNCIE
5 3 (15.79%) CCSP
5 3 (15.79%) CCDP
6 2 (10.53%) CCNA
7 1 (5.26%) CISSP
7 1 (5.26%) SSCP
7 1 (5.26%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (5.26%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
2 4 (21.05%) F5
3 3 (15.79%) Fortinet
3 3 (15.79%) Riverbed
3 3 (15.79%) HP
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix
3 3 (15.79%) Juniper
4 2 (10.53%) Apple
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) Perforce
5 1 (5.26%) Altiris
5 1 (5.26%) Google
5 1 (5.26%) McAfee
5 1 (5.26%) BT