Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 October 2018 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 45 81
Rank change year-on-year -16 +36 +16
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 24 55 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.01% 4.01% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.96% 19.78% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 0
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £333 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.31% - -
East of England median daily rate £333 £325 £360
% change year-on-year +2.31% -9.72% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 22 3
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £22.50 £40.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.79% +1.88% -5.88%
10th Percentile £14.65 £22.50 £37.50
90th Percentile £44.75 £50.93 £42.50
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -60.00% - +85.83%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 219 278 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 18.37% 20.29% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 124 49
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £251 £186 £225
90th Percentile £487 £482 £555
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 55 27
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +1.91% +20.77%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.45 £26.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.65 £77.50
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -36.00% -32.43% +19.35%

Wi-Fi
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Wi-Fi in Cambridgeshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Wi-Fi in Cambridgeshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wi-Fi in Cambridgeshire

Wi-Fi
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Wi-Fi in Cambridgeshire

Wi-Fi
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wi-Fi within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -26 21 £333 +7.69% 20
Peterborough +8 2 - - 1
Wi-Fi
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Wi-Fi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 19 (79.17%) Wireless
2 15 (62.50%) Python
3 14 (58.33%) Linux
3 14 (58.33%) Perl
4 13 (54.17%) Bluetooth
4 13 (54.17%) Jenkins
5 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 12 (50.00%) WLAN
6 11 (45.83%) JIRA
7 10 (41.67%) Firmware
8 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
8 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
9 7 (29.17%) Issue Tracking
10 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 6 (25.00%) LAN
11 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (20.83%) Electronics
11 5 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (16.67%) Degree
12 4 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (16.67%) Scrum
12 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
12 4 (16.67%) Mathematics
12 4 (16.67%) QA
12 4 (16.67%) Cisco
13 3 (12.50%) WAN
13 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
13 3 (12.50%) 802.11

Wi-Fi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (79.17%) Wireless
2 13 (54.17%) Bluetooth
3 12 (50.00%) WLAN
4 6 (25.00%) LAN
5 3 (12.50%) 802.11
5 3 (12.50%) Firewall
5 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (12.50%) WAN
6 2 (8.33%) ATM
6 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
6 2 (8.33%) Frame Relay
6 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (8.33%) Network Security
6 2 (8.33%) VoIP
6 2 (8.33%) xDSL
7 1 (4.17%) DNS
7 1 (4.17%) Skype
7 1 (4.17%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Jenkins
2 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 11 (45.83%) JIRA
4 1 (4.17%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (20.83%) Electronics
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Test Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Python Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Embedded Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Perl Scripter
5 3 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Test Scripter
6 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Network Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Linux Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Python Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 7 (29.17%) Issue Tracking
2 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
3 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
5 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Change Control
6 3 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (8.33%) Data Privacy
8 1 (4.17%) Commercial Awareness
8 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.17%) OO
8 1 (4.17%) Project Management
8 1 (4.17%) Scenario Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) Python
2 14 (58.33%) Perl
3 2 (8.33%) C
3 2 (8.33%) Embedded C
3 2 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) Assembly Language
4 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
1 4 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (8.33%) CCNA
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco
2 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.33%) Avaya
3 2 (8.33%) Nokia
3 2 (8.33%) Riverbed
3 2 (8.33%) Symantec
4 1 (4.17%) Aruba
4 1 (4.17%) Extreme Networks