The first table below looks at the demand for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire 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 54 48 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Wireless 16 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.96% 2.26% 2.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.43% 16.00% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Average daily rate
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£360 £225 £111
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +102.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 8
Average hourly rate £28.75 £42.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £38.50 £31.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £28.32
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +14.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
140 100 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.18% 14.14% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 40 60
Average daily rate £325 £298 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.24% -6.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £188 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 21 45
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £13.14 £12.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £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
East of England

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wireless across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Wireless
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Wireless Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Wireless
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wireless across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Wireless Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Wireless
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +3 4 £240 +7.86%
Cambridge -20 4 £335 +5.51% 13
Wireless
East of England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 16 (53.33%) Cisco
2 14 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 14 (46.67%) HP
2 14 (46.67%) Firewall
2 14 (46.67%) Hyper-V
3 13 (43.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (43.33%) Windows 7
3 13 (43.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (43.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (33.33%) ITIL
6 9 (30.00%) Migration
7 8 (26.67%) Electronics
7 8 (26.67%) ZigBee
7 8 (26.67%) GSM
7 8 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (26.67%) Change Control
8 7 (23.33%) Bluetooth
8 7 (23.33%) C
9 6 (20.00%) Embedded C
9 6 (20.00%) 3G
9 6 (20.00%) 2G
10 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
11 4 (13.33%) WAN

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 14 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 13 (43.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 13 (43.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) Firewall
2 10 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (26.67%) ZigBee
3 8 (26.67%) GSM
4 7 (23.33%) Bluetooth
5 6 (20.00%) 3G
5 6 (20.00%) 2G
6 4 (13.33%) WAN
6 4 (13.33%) SAN
6 4 (13.33%) LAN
7 3 (10.00%) VoIP
7 3 (10.00%) GPRS
8 2 (6.67%) OSPF
8 2 (6.67%) BGP
8 2 (6.67%) EIGRP
9 1 (3.33%) Internet
9 1 (3.33%) WiMAX
9 1 (3.33%) Network Security
9 1 (3.33%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (43.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (26.67%) Electronics
2 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Support Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) VoIP Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Mechanical Design Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Mechanical Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Embedded C Developer
7 1 (3.33%) C Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.33%) Internet of Things
2 1 (3.33%) Firmware
2 1 (3.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) Windows 7
3 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) Migration
3 8 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (26.67%) Change Control
4 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.33%) Network Management
6 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.33%) OO
7 1 (3.33%) OOD
7 1 (3.33%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) C
2 6 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (10.00%) C++
4 2 (6.67%) Embedded C++
System Software
1 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
1 14 (46.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Cisco
2 14 (46.67%) HP
3 4 (13.33%) CA
4 2 (6.67%) Websense
4 2 (6.67%) Trend Micro
4 2 (6.67%) Aruba
4 2 (6.67%) Splunk
5 1 (3.33%) EMC
5 1 (3.33%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) Polycom
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