Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Wireless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Wireless over the 6 months to 20 July 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 74 64
Rank change year-on-year +41 -10 +4
Contract jobs citing Wireless 56 17 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.69% 1.35% 2.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.86% 10.18% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 3 17
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £338 £675 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +170.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £234 £465 £223
90th Percentile £420 £718 £426
East of England median daily rate £338 £320 £300
% change year-on-year +5.47% +6.67% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 13
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +43.86% +3.64%
10th Percentile £33.75 £37.38 £20.80
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.50 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +14.29% +37.25%

Wireless 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 245 167 228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.54% 13.30% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 87 112
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £338 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +26.92% +8.33%
10th Percentile £157 £310 £184
90th Percentile £496 £538 £475
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 23 48
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £33.50 £42.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.24% +78.72% -4.08%
10th Percentile £12.80 £36.05 £20.25
90th Percentile £47.55 £48.50 £44.65
East of England median hourly rate £19.90 £37.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -46.93% +57.89% -5.00%

Wireless
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Wireless as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Wireless in Cambridgeshire

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Wireless in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Wireless in Cambridgeshire

Wireless
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Wireless in Cambridgeshire

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Wireless in Cambridgeshire

Wireless
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Wireless in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Wireless in Cambridgeshire

Wireless
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 Wireless within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 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 +36 44 £338 -50.00% 40
Peterborough +6 6 £425 -
Huntingdon - 2 £260 - 1
Wireless
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 34 (60.71%) Python
2 25 (44.64%) Degree
3 22 (39.29%) Electronics
4 20 (35.71%) Test Automation
5 17 (30.36%) Telecoms
6 16 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
6 16 (28.57%) Linux
6 16 (28.57%) Tcl
6 16 (28.57%) Test Scripting
7 12 (21.43%) Bluetooth
8 11 (19.64%) WAN
8 11 (19.64%) Cisco
8 11 (19.64%) Firmware
9 10 (17.86%) Digital Signal Processing
9 10 (17.86%) Signal Processing
9 10 (17.86%) Firewall
9 10 (17.86%) LAN
10 9 (16.07%) C
10 9 (16.07%) Embedded Systems
11 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 8 (14.29%) Perl
11 8 (14.29%) Embedded C
11 8 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (12.50%) C++
12 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
13 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
13 6 (10.71%) Device Driver
13 6 (10.71%) Information Security

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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:

Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
2 12 (21.43%) Bluetooth
3 11 (19.64%) WAN
4 10 (17.86%) Firewall
4 10 (17.86%) LAN
5 6 (10.71%) VoIP
6 5 (8.93%) Internet
6 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
7 3 (5.36%) WLAN
8 2 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (3.57%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (3.57%) DHCP
8 2 (3.57%) DNS
8 2 (3.57%) MPLS
8 2 (3.57%) PuTTY
8 2 (3.57%) Unified Communications
8 2 (3.57%) VPN
9 1 (1.79%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.36%) Bugzilla
3 2 (3.57%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.57%) Buildbot
3 2 (3.57%) CMake
3 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.57%) JIRA
3 2 (3.57%) JIRA Agile
General
1 22 (39.29%) Electronics
2 17 (30.36%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Embedded Engineer
1 23 (41.07%) Test Engineer
2 20 (35.71%) Software Test Engineer
3 11 (19.64%) Audio Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) C Software Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Embedded C Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Network Specialist
7 4 (7.14%) Voice Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (10.71%) Device Driver
3 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.14%) Private Cloud
5 3 (5.36%) Internet of Things
6 2 (3.57%) NHS
7 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.79%) CCTV
7 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.79%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Linux
2 5 (8.93%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (5.36%) Windows
4 2 (3.57%) Android
5 1 (1.79%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.79%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) Test Automation
2 16 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 10 (17.86%) Digital Signal Processing
3 10 (17.86%) Signal Processing
4 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 6 (10.71%) Information Security
7 5 (8.93%) Device Driver Development
7 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.36%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (5.36%) Test Planning
9 2 (3.57%) Defect Tracking
9 2 (3.57%) DevOps
9 2 (3.57%) Mathematics
9 2 (3.57%) Migration
10 1 (1.79%) Business Continuity
10 1 (1.79%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.79%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (60.71%) Python
2 16 (28.57%) Tcl
3 9 (16.07%) C
4 8 (14.29%) Embedded C
4 8 (14.29%) Perl
5 7 (12.50%) C++
6 6 (10.71%) Embedded C++
7 3 (5.36%) R
8 2 (3.57%) Java
8 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.57%) PHP
9 1 (1.79%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 25 (44.64%) Degree
2 8 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.93%) CCNA
4 4 (7.14%) CCNP
5 2 (3.57%) CCNP Voice
5 2 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.79%) CCIE
6 1 (1.79%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) MISRA
System Software
1 11 (19.64%) Firmware
2 5 (8.93%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Cisco
2 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (3.57%) F5
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) Peregrine
2 2 (3.57%) Perforce
2 2 (3.57%) Remedy
3 1 (1.79%) HP
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