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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 43 51
Rank change year-on-year +24 +8  
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 20 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 6.64% 0.83% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.77% 5.66% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £183 £343 £128
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.71% +168.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £343 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £343 £130
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £300
% change year-on-year -4.10% +21.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year -7.89% -47.94%  

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 65 53 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 21.59% 14.60% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 43
Median daily rate £208 £413 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.57% +42.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £325 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £625 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 20
Median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +119.51%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Cambridge over the 3 months to 23 June 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

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 23 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Wi-Fi in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 10 (40.00%) Perl
1 10 (40.00%) Python
2 9 (36.00%) Firewall
3 7 (28.00%) WLAN
3 7 (28.00%) Windows
3 7 (28.00%) Linux
4 6 (24.00%) WAN
4 6 (24.00%) LAN
5 5 (20.00%) VPN
5 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (16.00%) Unified Communications
6 4 (16.00%) Degree
6 4 (16.00%) Firmware
6 4 (16.00%) Wireless
6 4 (16.00%) DNS
6 4 (16.00%) DHCP
6 4 (16.00%) VoIP
6 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.00%) ITIL
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco
7 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (12.00%) Embedded C
7 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (12.00%) Apple
7 3 (12.00%) Project Management
7 3 (12.00%) C
7 3 (12.00%) XMPP
7 3 (12.00%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development

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 3 (12.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) Firewall
2 7 (28.00%) WLAN
3 6 (24.00%) LAN
3 6 (24.00%) WAN
4 5 (20.00%) VPN
5 4 (16.00%) DHCP
5 4 (16.00%) DNS
5 4 (16.00%) Unified Communications
5 4 (16.00%) VoIP
5 4 (16.00%) Wireless
6 3 (12.00%) MQTT
6 3 (12.00%) ZigBee
7 2 (8.00%) IP Telephony
8 1 (4.00%) Network Security
8 1 (4.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) NUnit
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Test Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) IT Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Voice Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Voice Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) WLAN Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) XMPP
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) WCF
2 2 (8.00%) WinForms
2 2 (8.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (8.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) Project Management
3 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.00%) OO
4 2 (8.00%) OOD
4 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.00%) Information Governance
5 1 (4.00%) Information Security
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) Network Design
5 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Perl
1 10 (40.00%) Python
2 3 (12.00%) C
2 3 (12.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (8.00%) C#
3 2 (8.00%) C++
3 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) CCNP
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.00%) Master's Degree
4 1 (4.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) CCNP Voice
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Firmware
2 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (12.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Apple
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) Dell
4 1 (4.00%) Aruba
4 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.00%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (4.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (4.00%) VMware