Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 66 69
Rank change year-on-year -11 +3 +24
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 20 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.57% 1.13% 1.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.85% 8.63% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 10
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £325 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -8.77% +11.76%
10th Percentile £227 £313 £290
90th Percentile £440 £338 £396
East of England median daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 5
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £19.25 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.18% -61.50% -
10th Percentile £37.50 £14.50 £40.35
90th Percentile £52.50 £30.10 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £41.75 £17.00 £32.63
% change year-on-year +145.59% -47.89% -

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 226 139 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 17.80% 13.10% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 41 73
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £143 £134 £185
90th Percentile £493 £515 £475
East of England median daily rate £360 £364 £375
% change year-on-year -1.03% -3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 35 36
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £41.50 £33.00 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.76% -19.02% +35.83%
10th Percentile £16.13 £11.88 £20.38
90th Percentile £50.95 £42.50 £58.13
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% +45.08%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wi-Fi in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

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
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 23 February 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 +2 17 £383 +17.69% 22
Wi-Fi
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 13 (65.00%) C
2 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 12 (60.00%) Bluetooth
2 12 (60.00%) Electronics
3 10 (50.00%) Wireless
4 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
5 7 (35.00%) C++
6 6 (30.00%) Embedded C
6 6 (30.00%) Python
6 6 (30.00%) Degree
7 5 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (25.00%) Embedded C++
7 5 (25.00%) 802.11
7 5 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (25.00%) 802.1X
8 4 (20.00%) NFC
8 4 (20.00%) xDSL
8 4 (20.00%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
8 4 (20.00%) Device Driver Development
8 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (20.00%) Firmware
8 4 (20.00%) Broadband
8 4 (20.00%) Device Driver
9 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (15.00%) Marketing
9 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (15.00%) R
10 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
10 2 (10.00%) Project Management

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 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) Bluetooth
2 10 (50.00%) Wireless
3 5 (25.00%) 802.11
4 4 (20.00%) Broadband
4 4 (20.00%) NFC
4 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (20.00%) xDSL
5 1 (5.00%) DHCP
5 1 (5.00%) DNS
5 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall
5 1 (5.00%) Internet
5 1 (5.00%) VPN
5 1 (5.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (60.00%) Electronics
2 3 (15.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Software Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Embedded C Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Linux Support
6 2 (10.00%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (20.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (5.00%) ASIC
4 1 (5.00%) Infotainment
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Android
4 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (20.00%) Device Driver Development
3 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Coaching
5 1 (5.00%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Development
5 1 (5.00%) Prototyping
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) C
2 7 (35.00%) C++
3 6 (30.00%) Embedded C
3 6 (30.00%) Python
4 5 (25.00%) Embedded C++
5 3 (15.00%) R
6 1 (5.00%) Apple Swift
6 1 (5.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) Java
6 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
1 4 (20.00%) Firmware
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (5.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Apple