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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless
Rank 52 55 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Wireless 12 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.55% 1.72% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.82% 14.44% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Average daily rate
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£330 £335 £206
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% +63.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £395 £281
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 8
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.75 £46.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £35.25 £38.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
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
176 90 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 22.71% 11.89% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 35 41
Average daily rate £325 £260 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 17 37
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.41 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -8 5 £330 -1.49% 15
Peterborough +9 2 £240 -
Wireless
East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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%) Firewall
3 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (40.00%) HP
3 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (40.00%) Windows
3 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 12 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (36.67%) Windows 7
4 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (33.33%) ZigBee
5 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (30.00%) Bluetooth
6 9 (30.00%) GSM
7 8 (26.67%) Electronics
7 8 (26.67%) 2G
7 8 (26.67%) ITIL
7 8 (26.67%) C
7 8 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (26.67%) Change Control
8 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
8 7 (23.33%) Embedded C
8 7 (23.33%) Migration
8 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
8 7 (23.33%) 3G
9 5 (16.67%) C++

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (36.67%) 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
2 10 (33.33%) ZigBee
3 9 (30.00%) Bluetooth
3 9 (30.00%) GSM
4 8 (26.67%) 2G
5 7 (23.33%) 3G
6 5 (16.67%) VoIP
7 4 (13.33%) WAN
7 4 (13.33%) LAN
7 4 (13.33%) SAN
8 3 (10.00%) Internet
8 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (10.00%) GPRS
9 2 (6.67%) DHCP
9 2 (6.67%) DNS
9 2 (6.67%) EIGRP
9 2 (6.67%) OSPF
9 2 (6.67%) BGP
10 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (26.67%) Electronics
2 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Technical Support
4 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Network Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Device Driver
1 1 (3.33%) Firmware
1 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (3.33%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) Windows 7
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
1 8 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (26.67%) Change Control
2 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
2 7 (23.33%) Migration
3 4 (13.33%) Network Management
4 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.33%) CAD
6 1 (3.33%) Validation
6 1 (3.33%) OOD
6 1 (3.33%) OO
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) C
2 7 (23.33%) Embedded C
3 5 (16.67%) C++
4 4 (13.33%) Embedded C++
5 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) CCNP
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) CCIE
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Cisco
2 12 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (13.33%) CA
4 2 (6.67%) Aruba
4 2 (6.67%) Splunk
4 2 (6.67%) Trend Micro
4 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.67%) Websense
5 1 (3.33%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) EMC
5 1 (3.33%) Polycom
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