Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 62 64
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 -4
Contract jobs citing Wi-Fi 19 33 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.78% 2.53% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.36% 13.58% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 1
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £333 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.69% -12.16%
10th Percentile £310 £243 £313
90th Percentile £368 £433 £338
East of England median daily rate £333 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -5.00% +7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 5
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £22.50 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.78% +3.75% -13.51%
10th Percentile £21.25 £36.25 £16.65
90th Percentile £23.75 £52.00 £42.50
East of England median hourly rate £52.50 £41.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +26.51% +97.62% -4.33%

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 203 243 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 18.99% 18.61% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 99 28
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £230 £165 £217
90th Percentile £486 £475 £508
East of England median daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 53 33
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +8.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £20.00 £16.13 £14.55
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.75 £70.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £36.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -55.10% +5.00% +12.00%

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
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 15 January 2019. 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 -10 18 £333 -5.00% 13
Peterborough +17 1 - - 1
Wi-Fi
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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 16 (84.21%) Wireless
2 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 14 (73.68%) Python
2 14 (73.68%) Bluetooth
3 13 (68.42%) Git (software)
3 13 (68.42%) Jenkins
4 12 (63.16%) Perl
5 11 (57.89%) WLAN
5 11 (57.89%) JIRA
6 8 (42.11%) Firmware
7 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
8 6 (31.58%) Issue Tracking
8 6 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
8 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (26.32%) Degree
9 5 (26.32%) Electronics
9 5 (26.32%) LAN
10 3 (15.79%) Scrum
10 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
10 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
10 3 (15.79%) QA
10 3 (15.79%) Android
10 3 (15.79%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (15.79%) Collaborative Working
11 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
11 2 (10.53%) Java
11 2 (10.53%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (84.21%) Wireless
2 14 (73.68%) Bluetooth
3 11 (57.89%) WLAN
4 5 (26.32%) LAN
5 2 (10.53%) Firewall
5 2 (10.53%) WAN
6 1 (5.26%) 802.11
6 1 (5.26%) DNS
6 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
6 1 (5.26%) MIMO
6 1 (5.26%) Network Security
6 1 (5.26%) OSPF
6 1 (5.26%) Skype
6 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.26%) VLAN
6 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) Git (software)
1 13 (68.42%) Jenkins
2 11 (57.89%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (26.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Test Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Python Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Perl Scripter
3 3 (15.79%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Test Scripter
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Python Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Bluetooth Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Electrical Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
1 1 (5.26%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
2 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (31.58%) Issue Tracking
2 6 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
3 3 (15.79%) Scrum
3 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
4 2 (10.53%) OO
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Security
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security
5 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.26%) Network Management
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Python
2 12 (63.16%) Perl
3 2 (10.53%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) Assembly Language
4 1 (5.26%) C
4 1 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
4 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) CCSA
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Aruba
2 1 (5.26%) BT
2 1 (5.26%) EMC
2 1 (5.26%) Extreme Networks
2 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
2 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
2 1 (5.26%) Symantec