Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for WLAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WLAN over the 6 months to 21 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 LAN (WLAN)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 - 81
Rank change year-on-year - +81 -13
Contract jobs citing WLAN 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.57% - 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.41% - 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Cambridge median daily rate £225 - £265
10th Percentile £213 - £237
90th Percentile £238 - £278
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £225 - £263
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -

WLAN 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 166 97 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 23.55% 15.65% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 21 71
Cambridge median daily rate £350 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +9.59% +10.61%
10th Percentile £179 £325 £185
90th Percentile £407 £525 £475
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year -6.67% +2.74% +15.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 26 30
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 £36.75
% change year-on-year +2.53% +7.48% +47.00%

WLAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for WLAN in Cambridge

WLAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WLAN in Cambridge

WLAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WLAN in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WLAN 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 WLAN.

1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (75.00%) Firmware
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification

WLAN
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 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) WLAN Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCIE
1 1 (25.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco