Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 49 69
Rank change year-on-year +27 +20 -2
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 44 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 6.30% 1.62% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.67% 10.42% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 7
Cambridge median daily rate £325 - £375
10th Percentile £185 - £268
90th Percentile £394 - £453
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £325 - £373
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 3 1
Cambridge median hourly rate £41.75 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.38% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £36.25 £37.50 £41.25
90th Percentile £51.38 £42.50 £43.75
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year - +44.14% -

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 165 96 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 23.64% 15.58% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 21 73
Cambridge median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £180 £325 £189
90th Percentile £408 £525 £475
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 26 31
Cambridge median hourly rate £41.00 £39.38 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.13% +21.15% +30.00%
10th Percentile £22.40 £15.75 £20.25
90th Percentile £50.65 £77.50 £50.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.50 £39.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.53% +9.72% +44.00%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Wi-Fi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Cambridge over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 25 (56.82%) Wireless
2 22 (50.00%) Linux
3 21 (47.73%) C
4 20 (45.45%) Python
4 20 (45.45%) Bluetooth
5 19 (43.18%) Electronics
6 15 (34.09%) Software Engineering
7 14 (31.82%) Embedded C
8 13 (29.55%) Embedded Linux
8 13 (29.55%) Degree
9 12 (27.27%) Computer Science
10 11 (25.00%) C++
10 11 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
11 10 (22.73%) Perl
12 9 (20.45%) Embedded C++
12 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
12 9 (20.45%) Device Driver
12 9 (20.45%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
12 9 (20.45%) Test Automation
12 9 (20.45%) Device Driver Development
13 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (18.18%) Firmware
14 6 (13.64%) R
14 6 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
14 6 (13.64%) Firewall
14 6 (13.64%) LAN
14 6 (13.64%) WAN
15 5 (11.36%) VoIP
15 5 (11.36%) 802.11
15 5 (11.36%) Test Scripting

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:

Communications & Networking
1 25 (56.82%) Wireless
2 20 (45.45%) Bluetooth
3 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
4 6 (13.64%) Firewall
4 6 (13.64%) LAN
4 6 (13.64%) WAN
5 5 (11.36%) 802.11
5 5 (11.36%) VoIP
6 4 (9.09%) Broadband
6 4 (9.09%) NFC
6 4 (9.09%) Unified Communications
6 4 (9.09%) xDSL
6 4 (9.09%) ZigBee
7 3 (6.82%) MQTT
7 3 (6.82%) WLAN
7 3 (6.82%) Z-Wave
8 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.27%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
2 2 (4.55%) Buildbot
2 2 (4.55%) CMake
2 2 (4.55%) JIRA
2 2 (4.55%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (43.18%) Electronics
2 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Embedded Engineer
2 12 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 12 (27.27%) Test Engineer
3 11 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 11 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 8 (18.18%) C Software Engineer
5 8 (18.18%) Embedded C Engineer
5 8 (18.18%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 8 (18.18%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (11.36%) Bluetooth Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) Firmware Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) 802.1X
2 3 (6.82%) XMPP
3 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 11 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (20.45%) Device Driver
4 4 (9.09%) Private Cloud
5 3 (6.82%) NHS
6 1 (2.27%) ASIC
6 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.27%) Infotainment
6 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) Linux
2 13 (29.55%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Android
3 2 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Software Engineering
2 9 (20.45%) Device Driver Development
2 9 (20.45%) Test Automation
3 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (11.36%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.55%) Information Security
7 1 (2.27%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.27%) CAD
7 1 (2.27%) Coaching
7 1 (2.27%) CRM
7 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.27%) Information Governance
7 1 (2.27%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.27%) Mobile Development
7 1 (2.27%) Network Design
7 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.27%) Project Management
7 1 (2.27%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) C
2 20 (45.45%) Python
3 14 (31.82%) Embedded C
4 11 (25.00%) C++
5 10 (22.73%) Perl
6 9 (20.45%) Embedded C++
7 6 (13.64%) R
8 1 (2.27%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.27%) C#
8 1 (2.27%) Java
8 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.55%) CCNA
3 2 (4.55%) CCNP
3 2 (4.55%) CCNP Voice
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.27%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
2 8 (18.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Cisco
1 3 (6.82%) Perforce
2 1 (2.27%) VMware