Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 68 87
Rank change year-on-year +23 +19 +7
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 56 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.96% 1.08% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.14% 8.63% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 8
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £325 - £373
10th Percentile £199 - £258
90th Percentile £408 - £449
East of England median daily rate £325 £318 £370
% change year-on-year +2.36% -14.19% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 3 2
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +44.14% -
10th Percentile £23.75 £37.50 £15.83
90th Percentile £50.60 £42.50 £40.68
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £21.53
% change year-on-year - +85.83% +59.44%

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 278 139 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.66% 12.55% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 37 93
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +10.67%
10th Percentile £170 £210 £185
90th Percentile £470 £510 £475
East of England median daily rate £365 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +1.39% -4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 31 53
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.50 £39.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.53% +9.72% +44.00%
10th Percentile £13.70 £15.75 £20.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £77.50 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +27 44 £325 - 3
Peterborough -11 3 £208 -
Huntingdon - 3 £306 -
Wi-Fi
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 30 (53.57%) Wireless
2 24 (42.86%) Linux
3 22 (39.29%) Python
3 22 (39.29%) Bluetooth
3 22 (39.29%) C
4 20 (35.71%) Electronics
5 16 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 15 (26.79%) Degree
6 15 (26.79%) Embedded C
7 14 (25.00%) LAN
7 14 (25.00%) WAN
7 14 (25.00%) Firewall
8 13 (23.21%) VoIP
8 13 (23.21%) Embedded Linux
9 12 (21.43%) Computer Science
9 12 (21.43%) C++
10 11 (19.64%) Embedded Systems
11 10 (17.86%) Test Automation
11 10 (17.86%) Perl
11 10 (17.86%) Embedded C++
12 9 (16.07%) TCP/IP
12 9 (16.07%) Cisco
12 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (16.07%) Device Driver
12 9 (16.07%) Device Driver Development
12 9 (16.07%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
12 9 (16.07%) Private Cloud
13 8 (14.29%) Firmware
14 7 (12.50%) Unified Communications
14 7 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM

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 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (53.57%) Wireless
2 22 (39.29%) Bluetooth
3 14 (25.00%) Firewall
3 14 (25.00%) LAN
3 14 (25.00%) WAN
4 13 (23.21%) VoIP
5 9 (16.07%) TCP/IP
6 7 (12.50%) Unified Communications
7 5 (8.93%) 802.11
8 4 (7.14%) Broadband
8 4 (7.14%) NFC
8 4 (7.14%) xDSL
8 4 (7.14%) ZigBee
9 3 (5.36%) IP Telephony
9 3 (5.36%) MQTT
9 3 (5.36%) WLAN
9 3 (5.36%) Z-Wave
10 1 (1.79%) Cisco IPT
10 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.57%) Bitbucket
2 2 (3.57%) Buildbot
2 2 (3.57%) CMake
2 2 (3.57%) JIRA
2 2 (3.57%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (35.71%) Electronics
2 6 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Embedded Engineer
2 13 (23.21%) Software Engineer
3 12 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (21.43%) Test Engineer
4 11 (19.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 9 (16.07%) C Software Engineer
5 9 (16.07%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 9 (16.07%) Network Specialist
5 9 (16.07%) Voice Specialist
6 8 (14.29%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
6 8 (14.29%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 8 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (8.93%) Bluetooth Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) 802.1X
2 3 (5.36%) XMPP
3 1 (1.79%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 11 (19.64%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (16.07%) Device Driver
3 9 (16.07%) Private Cloud
4 3 (5.36%) Driving Licence
4 3 (5.36%) NHS
5 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.79%) ASIC
6 1 (1.79%) Infotainment
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (42.86%) Linux
2 13 (23.21%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (3.57%) Android
3 2 (3.57%) Windows
4 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 10 (17.86%) Test Automation
3 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.07%) Device Driver Development
4 6 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (10.71%) Information Security
4 6 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (8.93%) Test Scripting
6 4 (7.14%) Information Governance
6 4 (7.14%) Proactive Management
6 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.57%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.79%) CAD
8 1 (1.79%) CRM
8 1 (1.79%) Migration
8 1 (1.79%) Project Management
8 1 (1.79%) Scrum
8 1 (1.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.79%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (39.29%) C
1 22 (39.29%) Python
2 15 (26.79%) Embedded C
3 12 (21.43%) C++
4 10 (17.86%) Embedded C++
4 10 (17.86%) Perl
5 6 (10.71%) R
6 1 (1.79%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.79%) C#
6 1 (1.79%) Java
6 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.79%) PHP
6 1 (1.79%) SQL
6 1 (1.79%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 15 (26.79%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.57%) CCNA
4 2 (3.57%) CCNP
4 2 (3.57%) CCNP Voice
4 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
2 8 (14.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Cisco
2 3 (5.36%) Perforce
3 1 (1.79%) HP
3 1 (1.79%) VMware