The table below looks at the statistics for WiMAX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WiMAX over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WiMAX
Rank 114 118 122
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing WiMAX 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.23% 0.079% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.91% 0.35% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£283 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £47.50
WiMAX
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
658 564 596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.68% 22.37% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 195 182
Average daily rate £325 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.10 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.00 £148.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

WiMAX
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WiMAX across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WiMAX Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

WiMAX
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WiMAX across the Berkshire region.

WiMAX Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

WiMAX
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WiMAX across the Berkshire region.

WiMAX Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

WiMAX
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WiMAX within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - 2 £283 -
Slough +3 1 - - 6
Reading -3 1 - - 2
WiMAX
South East

WiMAX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing WiMAX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WiMAX.

1 27 (100.00%) Wireless
2 26 (96.30%) UMTS
3 25 (92.59%) GSM
3 25 (92.59%) Wi-Fi
3 25 (92.59%) LTE
4 23 (85.19%) 4G
5 21 (77.78%) C
6 19 (70.37%) Telecoms
7 18 (66.67%) Ericsson
8 17 (62.96%) GPRS
8 17 (62.96%) CDMA2000
8 17 (62.96%) MPLS
8 17 (62.96%) DSL
8 17 (62.96%) Network Planning
8 17 (62.96%) SDH
8 17 (62.96%) GPON
8 17 (62.96%) HSPA
9 16 (59.26%) Radio Access Network
10 13 (48.15%) VoLTE
10 13 (48.15%) 3G
11 12 (44.44%) Huawei
12 8 (29.63%) C++
12 8 (29.63%) Linux
13 7 (25.93%) UML
13 7 (25.93%) OO
13 7 (25.93%) OOD
13 7 (25.93%) IPv4
13 7 (25.93%) IPv6
14 6 (22.22%) Embedded C
14 6 (22.22%) Embedded C++

WiMAX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing WiMAX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WiMAX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 27 (100.00%) Wireless
2 26 (96.30%) UMTS
3 25 (92.59%) GSM
3 25 (92.59%) Wi-Fi
3 25 (92.59%) LTE
4 23 (85.19%) 4G
5 17 (62.96%) GPON
5 17 (62.96%) SDH
5 17 (62.96%) GPRS
5 17 (62.96%) CDMA2000
5 17 (62.96%) MPLS
5 17 (62.96%) DSL
5 17 (62.96%) HSPA
6 16 (59.26%) Radio Access Network
7 13 (48.15%) VoLTE
7 13 (48.15%) 3G
8 7 (25.93%) IPv4
8 7 (25.93%) IPv6
9 4 (14.81%) 2G
9 4 (14.81%) RNC
General
1 19 (70.37%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (7.41%) Ericsson Engineer
1 2 (7.41%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (3.70%) Tester
2 1 (3.70%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Statistics
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Network Planning
2 7 (25.93%) UML
2 7 (25.93%) OO
2 7 (25.93%) OOD
3 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) C
2 8 (29.63%) C++
3 6 (22.22%) Embedded C
3 6 (22.22%) Embedded C++
4 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Ericsson
2 12 (44.44%) Huawei
3 3 (11.11%) Actix
4 2 (7.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (7.41%) Nokia
4 2 (7.41%) Nortel
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