The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 37 44 50
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing Wireless 13 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.61% 2.45% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.66% 17.24% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Median daily rate £338 £467 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.73% +26.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 8
Median hourly rate £41.00 £42.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.05 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £44.00 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £38.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.83% +55.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
83 87 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 16.63% 14.22% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 40 48
Median daily rate £400 £333 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% -1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £235 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £449 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 16
Median hourly rate £21.50 £52.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.04% +32.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £39.58 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-41.89% +34.54%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Wireless as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 1 March 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +8 10 £338 -40.89% 14
Wireless
East of England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Wireless.

1 12 (57.14%) Python
2 10 (47.62%) C
3 8 (38.10%) Embedded C
3 8 (38.10%) Linux
4 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 6 (28.57%) Degree
6 5 (23.81%) Electronics
6 5 (23.81%) SDLC
7 4 (19.05%) Bluetooth
7 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
8 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 3 (14.29%) Perl
8 3 (14.29%) C++
8 3 (14.29%) Internet
8 3 (14.29%) Firewall
8 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (14.29%) High Availability
8 3 (14.29%) Digital Signal Processing
8 3 (14.29%) Signal Processing
9 2 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture
9 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
9 2 (9.52%) KVM
9 2 (9.52%) Vyatta
9 2 (9.52%) Docker
9 2 (9.52%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (9.52%) LXC
9 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
9 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 4 (19.05%) Bluetooth
2 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) Internet
2 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
3 2 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (9.52%) SAN
3 2 (9.52%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (9.52%) ZigBee
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (4.76%) MPLS
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (23.81%) Electronics
2 2 (9.52%) Law
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
1 7 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Embedded C Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Embedded Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Python Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Support
6 1 (4.76%) DSP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Android
2 2 (9.52%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (23.81%) SDLC
3 3 (14.29%) Digital Signal Processing
3 3 (14.29%) High Availability
3 3 (14.29%) Signal Processing
3 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.52%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
4 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Python
2 10 (47.62%) C
3 8 (38.10%) Embedded C
4 3 (14.29%) C++
4 3 (14.29%) Perl
5 2 (9.52%) Java
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.52%) Tcl
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) CCNP
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Docker
1 2 (9.52%) Firmware
1 2 (9.52%) KVM
1 2 (9.52%) LXC
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Brocade
1 2 (9.52%) CA
1 2 (9.52%) Riverbed
1 2 (9.52%) VMware
1 2 (9.52%) Vyatta
2 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) F5
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