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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 28 40 23
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Contract jobs citing Wireless 13 4 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.82% 1.10% 6.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.31% 6.25% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Average daily rate
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£338 £200 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.75% -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £200 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £36.00 £45.00 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +14.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.38%
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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
64 64 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.82% 17.58% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 24 17
Average daily rate £325 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £370 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 21
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 April 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%) CCNP
1 7 (36.84%) HP
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
2 6 (31.58%) CCIE
2 6 (31.58%) F5
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (26.32%) C
4 4 (21.05%) Juniper
4 4 (21.05%) Firewall
4 4 (21.05%) CCSP
4 4 (21.05%) Embedded C
4 4 (21.05%) Citrix
4 4 (21.05%) CCDP
4 4 (21.05%) Riverbed
4 4 (21.05%) Network Security
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (21.05%) HP ASE
4 4 (21.05%) HP MASE
4 4 (21.05%) CCSE
4 4 (21.05%) JNCIP
4 4 (21.05%) JNCIE
4 4 (21.05%) Fortinet
4 4 (21.05%) Degree
4 4 (21.05%) NetScaler
5 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) C++
5 3 (15.79%) Bluetooth
5 3 (15.79%) VoIP

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (21.05%) NetScaler
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) Network Security
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (15.79%) Bluetooth
3 3 (15.79%) VoIP
3 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) WLAN
4 2 (10.53%) DNS
4 2 (10.53%) Internet
4 2 (10.53%) 3G
4 2 (10.53%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) BIG-IP
4 2 (10.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (5.26%) NX-OS
5 1 (5.26%) ZigBee
5 1 (5.26%) 2G
5 1 (5.26%) LTE
5 1 (5.26%) 4G
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (10.53%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Network Consultant
1 5 (26.32%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Security Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Network Security Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Mobile Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Mechanical Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Device Driver
1 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
2 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
2 2 (10.53%) TDD
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile Development
3 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (5.26%) Signal Processing
3 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.26%) OO
3 1 (5.26%) OOD
3 1 (5.26%) CAD
3 1 (5.26%) Workflow
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) C
2 4 (21.05%) Embedded C
3 3 (15.79%) C++
4 2 (10.53%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) CCNP
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (31.58%) CCIE
3 4 (21.05%) CCSP
3 4 (21.05%) CCDP
3 4 (21.05%) CCSE
3 4 (21.05%) JNCIP
3 4 (21.05%) JNCIE
3 4 (21.05%) Degree
3 4 (21.05%) HP ASE
3 4 (21.05%) HP MASE
4 1 (5.26%) CISSP
4 1 (5.26%) SSCP
4 1 (5.26%) CISM
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco
1 7 (36.84%) HP
2 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
2 6 (31.58%) F5
3 4 (21.05%) Fortinet
3 4 (21.05%) Riverbed
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix
3 4 (21.05%) Juniper
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) Perforce
5 1 (5.26%) Google
5 1 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) McAfee
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