The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 41 45 45
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing WLAN 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.84% 0.52% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.08% 2.67% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £278 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+28.20% +44.44%
WLAN
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
59 75 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.57% 19.53% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 49 32
Median daily rate £413 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £401 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.51% -8.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing WLAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

WLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WLAN across the Cambridge region.

WLAN Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

WLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WLAN across the Cambridge region.

WLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

WLAN
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WLAN 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 WLAN.

1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Firmware
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Robot Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Bluetooth
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi

WLAN
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Bluetooth
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Robot Framework
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Firmware