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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 50 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 8 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.48% 1.60% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.16% 11.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £413 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £313
% change year-on-year -6.66% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Median hourly rate £33.00 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.52% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £42.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -30.95% +29.23%  

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 98 85 103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 18.18% 13.60% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 43 47
Median daily rate £375 £393 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.58% +20.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £280 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £447 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 18
Median hourly rate £22.50 £50.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.00% +42.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £42.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +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 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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +6 5 - - 8
Wi-Fi
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 6 (35.29%) Windows
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Perl
2 5 (29.41%) Python
2 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
2 5 (29.41%) Office 365
3 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
3 4 (23.53%) ZigBee
3 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
3 4 (23.53%) MS Office
3 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) VoIP
3 4 (23.53%) Embedded C
3 4 (23.53%) C
4 3 (17.65%) SDLC
4 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (17.65%) Wireless
4 3 (17.65%) WLAN
4 3 (17.65%) VPN
4 3 (17.65%) CRM
4 3 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (17.65%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Degree
5 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (11.76%) DNS
5 2 (11.76%) DHCP
5 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
5 2 (11.76%) Git (software)

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 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) VoIP
1 4 (23.53%) ZigBee
2 3 (17.65%) VPN
2 3 (17.65%) Wireless
2 3 (17.65%) WLAN
3 2 (11.76%) DHCP
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) WebEx
4 1 (5.88%) Bluetooth
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) LTE
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Test Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) C Software Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Embedded C Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Test Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.88%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Project Management
1 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
2 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
3 3 (17.65%) CRM
3 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (17.65%) SDLC
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Perl
1 5 (29.41%) Python
2 4 (23.53%) C
2 4 (23.53%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (5.88%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Apple
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Dell