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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 42 40 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing Wireless 11 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.00% 2.50% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.42% 20.29% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £375 £310 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -3.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
Median hourly rate £36.25 £38.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.65 £33.00 £32.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.85 £43.80 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.25 £24.38
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.69%

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
67 69 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 12.18% 12.32% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 62
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £182 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 13
Median hourly rate £17.50 £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £23.70 £23.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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
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 21 January 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 +4 10 £375 -2.59% 12
Wireless
East of England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 14 (63.64%) C
2 10 (45.45%) Embedded C
3 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
4 6 (27.27%) C++
4 6 (27.27%) Python
5 5 (22.73%) Linux
5 5 (22.73%) Firewall
5 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (22.73%) SDLC
6 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.64%) TDD
6 3 (13.64%) Degree
6 3 (13.64%) Intel Security
6 3 (13.64%) Perl
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco
6 3 (13.64%) LAN
6 3 (13.64%) WAN
6 3 (13.64%) High Availability
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (9.09%) Application Virtualisation
7 2 (9.09%) HTC Vive
7 2 (9.09%) Riverbed
7 2 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.09%) KVM
7 2 (9.09%) Vyatta
7 2 (9.09%) Docker
7 2 (9.09%) Software-Defined Networking

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
1 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (13.64%) LAN
2 3 (13.64%) WAN
3 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
3 2 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (9.09%) Internet
3 2 (9.09%) SAN
3 2 (9.09%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (9.09%) ZigBee
General
1 2 (9.09%) Electronics
1 2 (9.09%) Games
1 2 (9.09%) Law
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Software Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Developer
4 4 (18.18%) C Software Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Embedded C Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) C Developer
5 3 (13.64%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Embedded C Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Embedded Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C++ Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Python Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Firewall Support
7 1 (4.55%) Software Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.09%) HTC Vive
1 2 (9.09%) Oculus Rift
1 2 (9.09%) PlayStation
2 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Nucleus RTOS
3 1 (4.55%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) VxWorks
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
2 5 (22.73%) SDLC
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) High Availability
3 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 2 (9.09%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.09%) Software Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Android Development
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Development
5 1 (4.55%) Signal Processing
5 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) C
2 10 (45.45%) Embedded C
3 6 (27.27%) C++
3 6 (27.27%) Python
4 3 (13.64%) Perl
5 2 (9.09%) Embedded C++
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Docker
1 2 (9.09%) KVM
1 2 (9.09%) LXC
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco
1 3 (13.64%) Intel Security
2 2 (9.09%) Brocade
2 2 (9.09%) CA
2 2 (9.09%) Riverbed
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) Vyatta
3 1 (4.55%) EMC
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft