The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 36 44 29
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Contract jobs citing Wireless 25 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.61% 3.03% 4.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.75% 21.28% 18.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 6
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£338 £234 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.38% -35.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £236 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £291 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +14.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £38.75 £28.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+51.11% -25.00%
Wireless
East of England

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
101 94 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.57% 14.22% 24.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 38 44
Average daily rate £325 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £194 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £370 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 30
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £51.50
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 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
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 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015. 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
Cambridge +10 13 £338 +68.75% 10
Peterborough -7 3 £250 +6.38% 1
St Neots - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
Wireless
East of England

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 12 (32.43%) C
1 12 (32.43%) Cisco
2 11 (29.73%) Embedded C
3 10 (27.03%) Firewall
4 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
4 9 (24.32%) F5
4 9 (24.32%) HP
4 9 (24.32%) CheckPoint
5 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
6 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (18.92%) 3G
6 7 (18.92%) CCNP
7 6 (16.22%) CCIE
7 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
7 6 (16.22%) Linux
7 6 (16.22%) VoIP
7 6 (16.22%) LTE
7 6 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (16.22%) TDD
7 6 (16.22%) Mobile App
7 6 (16.22%) Mobile Development
8 5 (13.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (13.51%) Electronics
8 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (13.51%) BIG-IP
8 5 (13.51%) Degree
8 5 (13.51%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (13.51%) GPRS
8 5 (13.51%) GSM
8 5 (13.51%) DHCP

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) Firewall
2 7 (18.92%) 3G
3 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
3 6 (16.22%) VoIP
3 6 (16.22%) LTE
3 6 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (13.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (13.51%) BIG-IP
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (13.51%) GPRS
4 5 (13.51%) GSM
4 5 (13.51%) DHCP
4 5 (13.51%) DNS
4 5 (13.51%) Internet
5 4 (10.81%) NetScaler
5 4 (10.81%) Network Security
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (8.11%) Bluetooth
6 3 (8.11%) 2G
7 2 (5.41%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.51%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Software Engineer
1 7 (18.92%) Network Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Network Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Security Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Network Security Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Embedded C Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.41%) Mobile Tester
6 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Wireless Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.41%) Device Driver
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.41%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) Android
4 1 (2.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
2 6 (16.22%) TDD
2 6 (16.22%) Mobile Development
3 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.81%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (5.41%) Migration
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL
5 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.41%) Change Control
5 2 (5.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (5.41%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Information Security
5 2 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.70%) Android Development
6 1 (2.70%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Digital Signal Processing
6 1 (2.70%) Signal Processing
6 1 (2.70%) OOD
6 1 (2.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) C
2 11 (29.73%) Embedded C
3 4 (10.81%) Objective-C
4 3 (8.11%) C++
5 2 (5.41%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.70%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (18.92%) CCNP
2 6 (16.22%) CCIE
3 5 (13.51%) Degree
4 4 (10.81%) CCDP
4 4 (10.81%) CCSP
4 4 (10.81%) HP ASE
4 4 (10.81%) HP MASE
4 4 (10.81%) CCSE
4 4 (10.81%) JNCIP
4 4 (10.81%) JNCIE
5 2 (5.41%) CISM
5 2 (5.41%) CISSP
5 2 (5.41%) SSCP
6 1 (2.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
1 2 (5.41%) COBIT
1 2 (5.41%) QA
1 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) vSphere
3 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (5.41%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Cisco
2 9 (24.32%) F5
2 9 (24.32%) HP
2 9 (24.32%) CheckPoint
3 4 (10.81%) Juniper
3 4 (10.81%) Citrix
3 4 (10.81%) Fortinet
3 4 (10.81%) Riverbed
4 3 (8.11%) VMware
5 2 (5.41%) Perforce
5 2 (5.41%) McAfee
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.70%) Google
6 1 (2.70%) EMC
6 1 (2.70%) SolidWorks
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