Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Wireless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Wireless over the 6 months to 24 July 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 58 55
Rank change year-on-year +35 -3 +12
Contract jobs citing Wireless 45 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 7.27% 1.93% 2.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.58% 12.71% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 3 14
Cambridge median daily rate £338 £675 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +103.77% +6.85%
10th Percentile £248 £465 £225
90th Percentile £403 £718 £438
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £338 £675 £250
% change year-on-year -50.00% +170.00% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 1
Cambridge median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% -20.00%
10th Percentile £36.25 £37.25 £35.00
90th Percentile £49.95 £47.50 £37.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year +2.50% +24.03% +17.27%

Wireless 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 134 118 160
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 21.65% 15.15% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 60 85
Cambridge median daily rate £315 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.64% +26.92% +4.84%
10th Percentile £154 £312 £203
90th Percentile £404 £553 £442
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £338 £413 £325
% change year-on-year -18.18% +26.92% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 31
Cambridge median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +104.88% -17.17%
10th Percentile £10.00 £36.00 £20.25
90th Percentile £43.00 £55.75 £50.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £33.50 £42.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -20.24% +78.72% -5.05%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Wireless as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Cambridge

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in Cambridge

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Cambridge over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in Cambridge

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 33 (73.33%) Python
2 23 (51.11%) Degree
3 21 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 21 (46.67%) Electronics
4 20 (44.44%) Telecoms
5 16 (35.56%) Tcl
5 16 (35.56%) Test Scripting
6 15 (33.33%) Linux
7 13 (28.89%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (26.67%) Bluetooth
9 11 (24.44%) Firmware
10 10 (22.22%) Digital Signal Processing
10 10 (22.22%) Signal Processing
10 10 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
11 9 (20.00%) C
12 8 (17.78%) Perl
12 8 (17.78%) Embedded C
12 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
13 6 (13.33%) Device Driver
13 6 (13.33%) C++
13 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
13 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
14 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
14 5 (11.11%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
14 5 (11.11%) Device Driver Development
14 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (11.11%) Internet
14 5 (11.11%) Embedded C++

Wireless
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 13 (28.89%) Wi-Fi
2 12 (26.67%) Bluetooth
3 5 (11.11%) Internet
3 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.89%) Firewall
4 4 (8.89%) WAN
5 3 (6.67%) LAN
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (4.44%) MPLS
6 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications
6 2 (4.44%) VoIP
6 2 (4.44%) VPN
7 1 (2.22%) Broadband
7 1 (2.22%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.67%) Bugzilla
2 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.44%) Bitbucket
3 2 (4.44%) Buildbot
3 2 (4.44%) CMake
3 2 (4.44%) JIRA
3 2 (4.44%) JIRA Agile
General
1 21 (46.67%) Electronics
2 20 (44.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Test Engineer
2 23 (51.11%) Embedded Engineer
3 20 (44.44%) Software Test Engineer
4 11 (24.44%) Audio Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Software Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Network Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Test Automation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (13.33%) Device Driver
3 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.67%) Internet of Things
5 2 (4.44%) NHS
5 2 (4.44%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (2.22%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (8.89%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Test Automation
2 16 (35.56%) Test Scripting
3 10 (22.22%) Digital Signal Processing
3 10 (22.22%) Signal Processing
4 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
5 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (11.11%) Device Driver Development
7 3 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) Test Planning
8 2 (4.44%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (4.44%) DevOps
8 2 (4.44%) Information Security
8 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
8 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.22%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.22%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (73.33%) Python
2 16 (35.56%) Tcl
3 9 (20.00%) C
4 8 (17.78%) Embedded C
4 8 (17.78%) Perl
5 6 (13.33%) C++
6 5 (11.11%) Embedded C++
7 3 (6.67%) R
8 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.44%) PHP
9 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 23 (51.11%) Degree
2 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.89%) CCNP
4 3 (6.67%) CCNA
5 2 (4.44%) CCNP Voice
5 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.22%) CCIE
6 1 (2.22%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) Firmware
2 5 (11.11%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (4.44%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Cisco
2 3 (6.67%) Perforce
3 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
3 2 (4.44%) F5
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