Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 54 60
Rank change year-on-year +38 +6 +23
Contract jobs citing Wireless 103 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 7.86% 2.15% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.70% 17.29% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 1 8
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +50.00% -21.88%
10th Percentile £255 £363 £225
90th Percentile £388 £388 £418
East of England median daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 8 20
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £41.75 £39.75 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.03% +0.63% -7.06%
10th Percentile £36.25 £35.85 £36.25
90th Percentile £51.38 £42.88 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £41.00 £39.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +3.80% +1.28% -2.50%

Wireless 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 247 133 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 18.85% 12.41% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 32 72
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +0.67% +20.16%
10th Percentile £168 £228 £174
90th Percentile £475 £523 £474
East of England median daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +3.57% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 34 44
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -3.85% +41.82%
10th Percentile £16.13 £14.70 £17.45
90th Percentile £49.75 £67.38 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £34.81 £30.00
% change year-on-year -9.51% +16.03% +22.45%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Wireless in Cambridgeshire

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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 16 January 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 +29 82 £350 -6.67% 44
Peterborough - 8 £260 - 2
Huntingdon - 1 £260 -
Wireless
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 62 (60.19%) C
2 58 (56.31%) Python
3 57 (55.34%) Telecoms
4 45 (43.69%) Embedded C
5 37 (35.92%) Bluetooth
5 37 (35.92%) Linux
6 31 (30.10%) Software Engineering
7 28 (27.18%) Electronics
7 28 (27.18%) Windows
8 27 (26.21%) C++
8 27 (26.21%) Test Automation
9 25 (24.27%) Degree
10 20 (19.42%) Test Scripting
10 20 (19.42%) Embedded Systems
11 17 (16.50%) Signal Processing
11 17 (16.50%) Wi-Fi
12 15 (14.56%) Cisco
13 13 (12.62%) Embedded C++
13 13 (12.62%) Firmware
14 12 (11.65%) Assembly Language
14 12 (11.65%) Device Driver
15 11 (10.68%) Perforce
15 11 (10.68%) Firewall
15 11 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (9.71%) Cisco Certification
16 10 (9.71%) Tcl
16 10 (9.71%) 3GPP
16 10 (9.71%) WAN
17 9 (8.74%) Root Cause Analysis
17 9 (8.74%) NAS

Wireless
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 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (3.88%) MS Exchange
1 4 (3.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Doxygen
1 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (35.92%) Bluetooth
2 17 (16.50%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (10.68%) Firewall
4 10 (9.71%) 3GPP
4 10 (9.71%) WAN
5 9 (8.74%) LAN
5 9 (8.74%) LTE
5 9 (8.74%) NAS
6 7 (6.80%) Cisco Wireless
6 7 (6.80%) TCP/IP
6 7 (6.80%) VPN
7 5 (4.85%) SAN
8 4 (3.88%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (3.88%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (2.91%) BGP
9 3 (2.91%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (2.91%) MPLS
9 3 (2.91%) OSPF
9 3 (2.91%) VPLS
9 3 (2.91%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (55.34%) Telecoms
2 28 (27.18%) Electronics
3 2 (1.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (28.16%) Embedded Engineer
2 22 (21.36%) Software Engineer
3 19 (18.45%) Developer
3 19 (18.45%) Test Engineer
4 18 (17.48%) Embedded Developer
5 11 (10.68%) Embedded Software Developer
5 11 (10.68%) Software Developer
6 10 (9.71%) Bluetooth Engineer
6 10 (9.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 10 (9.71%) Tester
7 9 (8.74%) Automation Tester
7 9 (8.74%) C Developer
7 9 (8.74%) Embedded C Developer
7 9 (8.74%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (6.80%) C Software Engineer
9 6 (5.83%) Network Engineer
9 6 (5.83%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (5.83%) Test Automation Engineer
10 5 (4.85%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 5 (4.85%) Embedded Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.91%) HTML
1 3 (2.91%) XML
1 3 (2.91%) XSLT
2 2 (1.94%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.97%) .NET
3 1 (0.97%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.42%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (11.65%) Device Driver
3 5 (4.85%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (3.88%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.88%) HP Storage
4 4 (3.88%) Verilog
5 3 (2.91%) Infotainment
6 2 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.97%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.97%) NHS
7 1 (0.97%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (35.92%) Linux
2 28 (27.18%) Windows
3 6 (5.83%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (5.83%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.85%) Android
4 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.88%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.88%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.94%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.10%) Software Engineering
2 27 (26.21%) Test Automation
3 20 (19.42%) Test Scripting
4 17 (16.50%) Signal Processing
5 11 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (8.74%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (5.83%) Digital Signal Processing
8 5 (4.85%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (4.85%) Device Driver Development
9 4 (3.88%) Change Control
9 4 (3.88%) Network Management
9 4 (3.88%) Network Optimisation
9 4 (3.88%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (2.91%) Presales
11 2 (1.94%) Coaching
11 2 (1.94%) Customer-Centricity
11 2 (1.94%) Data Protection
11 2 (1.94%) Mentoring
11 2 (1.94%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (60.19%) C
2 58 (56.31%) Python
3 45 (43.69%) Embedded C
4 27 (26.21%) C++
5 13 (12.62%) Embedded C++
6 12 (11.65%) Assembly Language
7 10 (9.71%) Tcl
8 4 (3.88%) R
9 3 (2.91%) Java
9 3 (2.91%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.94%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.97%) C#
11 1 (0.97%) Groovy
11 1 (0.97%) Perl
11 1 (0.97%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (24.27%) Degree
2 10 (9.71%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (7.77%) CCNA
4 5 (4.85%) CCNP
5 3 (2.91%) CCDA
6 1 (0.97%) CCDP
6 1 (0.97%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (0.97%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) QA
System Software
1 13 (12.62%) Firmware
2 9 (8.74%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.83%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
4 5 (4.85%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.94%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.97%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.97%) vSphere
6 1 (0.97%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.97%) vMotion
Vendors
1 15 (14.56%) Cisco
2 11 (10.68%) Perforce
3 8 (7.77%) HP
4 4 (3.88%) arcserve
4 4 (3.88%) CA
5 3 (2.91%) Apple
5 3 (2.91%) Fortinet
5 3 (2.91%) Meraki
5 3 (2.91%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.91%) ProCurve
6 1 (0.97%) Citrix
6 1 (0.97%) NetApp
6 1 (0.97%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.97%) VMware