The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Wi-Fi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Wi-Fi over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 36 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 5 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.59% 2.63% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.62% 15.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Median daily rate - £413 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £378 £300
% change year-on-year -7.28% +25.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Median hourly rate £33.50 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.47% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £42.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -31.36% +30.00%  

Wi-Fi is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 58 72 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 18.41% 17.22% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 41 35
Median daily rate £358 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £467 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 5
Median hourly rate £21.00 £50.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.00% +143.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £42.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Wi-Fi as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in Cambridge

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Wi-Fi in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in Cambridge

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in Cambridge

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Cambridge over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Wi-Fi in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Office 365
3 4 (28.57%) ZigBee
3 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 4 (28.57%) C
3 4 (28.57%) Perl
3 4 (28.57%) MS Office
3 4 (28.57%) Embedded C
3 4 (28.57%) VoIP
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (21.43%) WLAN
4 3 (21.43%) CRM
4 3 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (21.43%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (21.43%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (14.29%) VPN
5 2 (14.29%) Wireless
6 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Firewall
6 1 (7.14%) DNS
6 1 (7.14%) SLA

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) VoIP
1 4 (28.57%) ZigBee
2 3 (21.43%) WLAN
3 2 (14.29%) VPN
3 2 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) Bluetooth
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) LTE
4 1 (7.14%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) C Software Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Embedded C Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Embedded Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Senior Test Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Radio Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 3 (21.43%) CRM
3 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (21.43%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C
1 4 (28.57%) Embedded C
1 4 (28.57%) Perl
1 4 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (7.14%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Apple
2 1 (7.14%) Dell