Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 43 74
Rank change year-on-year -25 +31 +26
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 13 48 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.16% 3.95% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.88% 20.00% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 6
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £320 £306 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.49% -25.76% +205.56%
10th Percentile £304 £165 £331
90th Percentile £384 £375 £419
East of England median daily rate £375 £310 £400
% change year-on-year +20.97% -22.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 19 7
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.00% -10.71% +28.24%
10th Percentile £16.70 £17.55 £37.50
90th Percentile £46.30 £43.00 £50.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £35.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -54.93% -15.48% +95.12%

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 189 240 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 16.84% 19.77% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 123 72
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -15.15% +26.92%
10th Percentile £250 £190 £267
90th Percentile £506 £496 £538
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 43 29
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £18.00 £33.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.27% -16.25% +70.21%
10th Percentile £9.73 £13.51 £32.50
90th Percentile £44.38 £43.00 £61.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £18.96 £37.50
% change year-on-year -10.34% -49.44% +27.20%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -25 10 £320 +10.34% 14
Peterborough -8 2 - - 3
Wi-Fi
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 9 (69.23%) Wireless
2 6 (46.15%) Firmware
2 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 5 (38.46%) Perl
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Python
4 4 (30.77%) Bluetooth
4 4 (30.77%) WLAN
4 4 (30.77%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
5 3 (23.08%) Change Control
5 3 (23.08%) JIRA
5 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco
5 3 (23.08%) LAN
6 2 (15.38%) VoIP
6 2 (15.38%) ATM
6 2 (15.38%) WAN
6 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
6 2 (15.38%) CCNA
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (15.38%) Avaya
6 2 (15.38%) Nokia
6 2 (15.38%) Firewall

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Wireless
2 4 (30.77%) Bluetooth
2 4 (30.77%) WLAN
3 3 (23.08%) LAN
3 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (15.38%) 802.11
4 2 (15.38%) ATM
4 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) Frame Relay
4 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security
4 2 (15.38%) VoIP
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (23.08%) JIRA
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Electronics
1 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Embedded Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Test Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Network Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Change Control
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
2 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
3 2 (15.38%) Data Privacy
3 2 (15.38%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Perl
1 5 (38.46%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCNA
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Avaya
2 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
2 2 (15.38%) Nokia
2 2 (15.38%) Riverbed
2 2 (15.38%) Symantec