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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WiMAX
Rank 116 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing WiMAX 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.23% 0.20% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.93% 0.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £525 -
% change year-on-year
-28.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- +41.50%
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
648 570 883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.82% 23.04% 33.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 211 247
Average daily rate £330 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £433 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 34
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.28 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Reading +11 2 - -
Slough -10 2 - - 3
Bracknell - - - -
WiMAX
South East

WiMAX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) LTE
2 6 (75.00%) 3G
3 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) UMTS
4 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (50.00%) Wireless
4 4 (50.00%) Embedded C
4 4 (50.00%) Embedded C++
4 4 (50.00%) C
4 4 (50.00%) C++
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Python
5 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
6 2 (25.00%) GSM
6 2 (25.00%) OOP
6 2 (25.00%) OO
6 2 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) 4G
7 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 1 (12.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (12.50%) Perl
7 1 (12.50%) Nortel
7 1 (12.50%) Ericsson
7 1 (12.50%) Nokia

WiMAX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) LTE
2 6 (75.00%) 3G
3 4 (50.00%) UMTS
3 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (50.00%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (25.00%) GSM
4 2 (25.00%) 4G
5 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (12.50%) CDMA2000
5 1 (12.50%) RNC
5 1 (12.50%) 2G
5 1 (12.50%) HSPA
General
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) RF Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) RF Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Optimisation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Radio Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3G Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Radio Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) OOP
2 2 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 4 (50.00%) Embedded C++
1 4 (50.00%) C
1 4 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 1 (12.50%) Nortel
1 1 (12.50%) Ericsson
1 1 (12.50%) Nokia