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 3 months to 22 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)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 53 75
Rank change year-on-year +19 +22  
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 25 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.26% 1.01% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.01% 7.69% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Median daily rate £208 £350 £128
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.57% +174.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £344 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £400 £130
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £375 £300
% change year-on-year -8.33% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Median hourly rate £23.50 £45.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.77% -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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 119 78 105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.27% 13.15% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 46 54
Median daily rate £290 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +45.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £337 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £625 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 26
Median hourly rate £19.38 £45.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.93% +95.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.84 £37.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £51.75
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 Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +25 20 £183 -51.65% 4
Peterborough +3 2 £208 - 1
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Wi-Fi
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Wi-Fi.

1 13 (39.39%) Firewall
2 11 (33.33%) Perl
2 11 (33.33%) Python
3 10 (30.30%) LAN
3 10 (30.30%) WAN
4 8 (24.24%) Wireless
4 8 (24.24%) VoIP
4 8 (24.24%) Windows
5 7 (21.21%) Linux
5 7 (21.21%) WLAN
5 7 (21.21%) Cisco
6 6 (18.18%) VPN
6 6 (18.18%) Private Cloud
7 5 (15.15%) Degree
7 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
7 5 (15.15%) DNS
7 5 (15.15%) DHCP
8 4 (12.12%) Information Security
8 4 (12.12%) Project Management
8 4 (12.12%) ITIL
8 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
8 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.12%) Firmware
8 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (12.12%) Unified Communications
8 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
9 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (9.09%) Skype for Business
9 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
9 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting

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 3 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) Firewall
2 10 (30.30%) LAN
2 10 (30.30%) WAN
3 8 (24.24%) VoIP
3 8 (24.24%) Wireless
4 7 (21.21%) WLAN
5 6 (18.18%) VPN
6 5 (15.15%) DHCP
6 5 (15.15%) DNS
7 4 (12.12%) Unified Communications
8 3 (9.09%) MQTT
8 3 (9.09%) ZigBee
9 2 (6.06%) IP Telephony
9 2 (6.06%) WebEx
10 1 (3.03%) Network Security
10 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) NUnit
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Test Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Network Specialist
2 6 (18.18%) Voice Specialist
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Developer
4 3 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Voice Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) WLAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) XMPP
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) WCF
2 2 (6.06%) WinForms
2 2 (6.06%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Private Cloud
2 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.06%) NHS
2 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Handset
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Linux
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
2 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (12.12%) Information Security
2 4 (12.12%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) Project Management
3 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.09%) Information Governance
3 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
4 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.06%) OO
4 2 (6.06%) OOD
5 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.03%) Network Design
5 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Perl
1 11 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (9.09%) C
2 3 (9.09%) Embedded C
3 2 (6.06%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) C++
3 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) CCNP
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.06%) Master's Degree
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) CCNP Voice
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
1 4 (12.12%) Firmware
2 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (9.09%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Cisco
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.09%) Apple
4 2 (6.06%) Dell
5 1 (3.03%) Aruba
5 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.03%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) Riverbed
5 1 (3.03%) VMware