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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 31 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Wireless 12 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.40% 3.08% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 21.74% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £375 £385 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +20.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +10.00%

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
54 46 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.30% 14.15% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 32
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £243 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £435 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 3
Median hourly rate £21.00 £55.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.81% +29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £41.80 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £55.00 £43.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 24 January 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 14 (63.64%) C
2 10 (45.45%) Embedded C
3 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
4 6 (27.27%) C++
5 5 (22.73%) Python
5 5 (22.73%) Firewall
5 5 (22.73%) SDLC
6 4 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (18.18%) Linux
7 3 (13.64%) TDD
7 3 (13.64%) Intel Security
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco
7 3 (13.64%) LAN
7 3 (13.64%) WAN
7 3 (13.64%) High Availability
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (9.09%) PlayStation
8 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
8 2 (9.09%) Application Virtualisation
8 2 (9.09%) HTC Vive
8 2 (9.09%) Software Architecture
8 2 (9.09%) Riverbed
8 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (9.09%) Oculus Rift
8 2 (9.09%) KVM

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 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (13.64%) LAN
3 3 (13.64%) WAN
4 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
4 2 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (9.09%) Internet
4 2 (9.09%) SAN
4 2 (9.09%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (9.09%) ZigBee
General
1 2 (9.09%) Electronics
1 2 (9.09%) Games
1 2 (9.09%) Law
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Software Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) C Software Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Embedded C Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) C Developer
4 3 (13.64%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Embedded C Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Embedded Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C++ Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Python Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.09%) HTC Vive
1 2 (9.09%) Oculus Rift
1 2 (9.09%) PlayStation
2 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Nucleus RTOS
3 1 (4.55%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) VxWorks
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
2 5 (22.73%) SDLC
3 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.64%) High Availability
3 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.09%) Software Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Android Development
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Development
5 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Signal Processing
5 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) C
2 10 (45.45%) Embedded C
3 6 (27.27%) C++
4 5 (22.73%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) Embedded C++
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Docker
1 2 (9.09%) KVM
1 2 (9.09%) LXC
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco
1 3 (13.64%) Intel Security
2 2 (9.09%) Brocade
2 2 (9.09%) CA
2 2 (9.09%) Riverbed
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) Vyatta
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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