The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cambridge region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 49 29 38
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Contract jobs citing Wireless 4 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.84% 3.26% 2.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 22.64% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£335 £318 £111
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.51% +186.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 7
Average hourly rate £25.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £28.32
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +14.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
100 53 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.92% 14.40% 25.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 19 47
Average daily rate £325 £285 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £188 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 35
Average hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £13.05 £12.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
Wireless
Cambridgeshire

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 29 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (42.86%) VoIP
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) OSPF
2 2 (28.57%) BGP
2 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
2 2 (28.57%) Websense
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Trend Micro
2 2 (28.57%) Aruba
2 2 (28.57%) Splunk
2 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (14.29%) Internet of Things
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) ZigBee
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) Polycom
3 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
3 1 (14.29%) GPRS
3 1 (14.29%) GSM
3 1 (14.29%) Firmware
3 1 (14.29%) Internet

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) VoIP
2 2 (28.57%) OSPF
2 2 (28.57%) BGP
2 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
3 1 (14.29%) ZigBee
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
3 1 (14.29%) GPRS
3 1 (14.29%) GSM
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (14.29%) Internet of Things
2 1 (14.29%) Firmware
2 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Websense
1 2 (28.57%) Trend Micro
1 2 (28.57%) Aruba
1 2 (28.57%) Splunk
2 1 (14.29%) Polycom
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