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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 53 51 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -22
Contract jobs citing Wireless 5 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.99% 0.84% 3.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.81% 4.00% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £335 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £315 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £367 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £25.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -38.46%
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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
86 100 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.96% 20.92% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 45 19
Average daily rate £288 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £196 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 20
Average hourly rate £20.50 £25.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.81% -22.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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
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 3 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

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 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 8 (40.00%) Cisco
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (35.00%) CCIE
2 7 (35.00%) CCNP
3 6 (30.00%) C
3 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (30.00%) F5
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (25.00%) Degree
4 5 (25.00%) C++
4 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (20.00%) CCSP
5 4 (20.00%) CCDP
5 4 (20.00%) HP
5 4 (20.00%) Citrix
5 4 (20.00%) Linux
5 4 (20.00%) Juniper
5 4 (20.00%) Firewall
5 4 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 4 (20.00%) Network Security
5 4 (20.00%) JNCIP
5 4 (20.00%) JNCIE
5 4 (20.00%) CCSE
5 4 (20.00%) NetScaler
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (20.00%) HP ASE
5 4 (20.00%) HP MASE
5 4 (20.00%) Riverbed

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (10.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (20.00%) Network Security
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 4 (20.00%) Firewall
3 3 (15.00%) NGN
3 3 (15.00%) VoIP
3 3 (15.00%) Internet
4 2 (10.00%) WAN
4 2 (10.00%) DHCP
4 2 (10.00%) Bluetooth
4 2 (10.00%) LAN
4 2 (10.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (10.00%) VPN
4 2 (10.00%) DNS
4 2 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (10.00%) Skype
5 1 (5.00%) IOS XR
5 1 (5.00%) NX-OS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Network Consultant
1 4 (20.00%) Consultant
1 4 (20.00%) Security Consultant
1 4 (20.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Systems Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Software Architect
3 2 (10.00%) QA Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 2 (10.00%) Support Technician
3 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Junior Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (5.00%) Handset
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Android
2 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Phone
3 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (10.00%) TDD
2 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (5.00%) OO
3 1 (5.00%) OOD
3 1 (5.00%) Workflow
3 1 (5.00%) Information Security
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.00%) Network Management
3 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) C
2 5 (25.00%) C++
3 3 (15.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) Python
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (10.00%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (35.00%) CCIE
2 7 (35.00%) CCNP
3 5 (25.00%) Degree
4 4 (20.00%) HP ASE
4 4 (20.00%) HP MASE
4 4 (20.00%) CCSE
4 4 (20.00%) JNCIP
4 4 (20.00%) JNCIE
4 4 (20.00%) CCSP
4 4 (20.00%) CCDP
5 1 (5.00%) CISSP
5 1 (5.00%) SSCP
5 1 (5.00%) CISM
5 1 (5.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (5.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (30.00%) F5
3 4 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 4 (20.00%) Riverbed
3 4 (20.00%) HP
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix
3 4 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (10.00%) Apple
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Perforce
5 1 (5.00%) Altiris
5 1 (5.00%) Google
5 1 (5.00%) McAfee
5 1 (5.00%) BT
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