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 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless
Rank 28 54 51
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -3
Contract jobs citing Wireless 12 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.50% 1.53% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.00% 9.64% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Median daily rate - £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.98%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.75% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +51.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +12.50%
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
50 83 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.58% 15.90% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 38 49
Median daily rate £363 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £206 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £410 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 31
Median hourly rate £40.00 £20.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.12% -18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 27 August 2016, 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 11 (61.11%) C
2 7 (38.89%) Embedded C
3 6 (33.33%) C++
4 5 (27.78%) LAN
4 5 (27.78%) WAN
4 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
5 4 (22.22%) Electronics
5 4 (22.22%) Firewall
6 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco
6 3 (16.67%) Intel Security
6 3 (16.67%) Games
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (16.67%) Oculus Rift
6 3 (16.67%) PlayStation
7 2 (11.11%) Prototyping
7 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
7 2 (11.11%) IaaS
7 2 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
7 2 (11.11%) QMS
7 2 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (11.11%) SaaS
7 2 (11.11%) PaaS
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) Degree

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) IaaS
1 2 (11.11%) PaaS
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) LAN
1 5 (27.78%) WAN
2 4 (22.22%) Firewall
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (11.11%) Bluetooth
4 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (22.22%) Electronics
2 3 (16.67%) Games
3 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Legal
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded C Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Development Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Linux Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Development Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Integration Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Technologist
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Oculus Rift
1 3 (16.67%) PlayStation
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Nucleus RTOS
2 1 (5.56%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Prototyping
3 2 (11.11%) QMS
3 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.56%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C
2 7 (38.89%) Embedded C
3 6 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) GxP
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco
1 3 (16.67%) Intel Security