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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WiMAX
Rank 120 115 124
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing WiMAX 1 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.039% 0.52% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 1.91% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 0
Average daily rate - £285 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £285 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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
568 733 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.35% 27.03% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 324 233
Average daily rate £363 £325 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -10.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £201 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 38
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +51.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £39.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) GSM
2 2 (66.67%) WCDMA
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Network Planning
2 2 (66.67%) HSPA
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Huawei
3 1 (33.33%) LabVIEW

WiMAX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) GSM
2 2 (66.67%) HSPA
2 2 (66.67%) WCDMA
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 4G Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 4G Optimisation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Development Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) LTE Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Optimisation Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Huawei