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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WiMAX
Rank 107 124 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing WiMAX 23 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.81% 0.036% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.16% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 0
Average daily rate
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£290 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £37.50
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
728 643 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.52% 23.15% 26.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 237 211
Average daily rate £300 £280 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 20
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 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 - 11 £290 -
Slough 0 2 - - 2
WiMAX
South East

WiMAX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 25 (100.00%) Wireless
2 24 (96.00%) Wi-Fi
2 24 (96.00%) UMTS
3 23 (92.00%) GSM
3 23 (92.00%) LTE
4 22 (88.00%) 4G
5 20 (80.00%) C
6 18 (72.00%) Telecoms
7 17 (68.00%) Network Planning
7 17 (68.00%) Ericsson
7 17 (68.00%) GPRS
7 17 (68.00%) CDMA2000
7 17 (68.00%) MPLS
7 17 (68.00%) DSL
7 17 (68.00%) SDH
7 17 (68.00%) HSPA
7 17 (68.00%) GPON
8 16 (64.00%) Radio Access Network
9 13 (52.00%) VoLTE
10 12 (48.00%) Huawei
11 11 (44.00%) 3G
12 7 (28.00%) C++
12 7 (28.00%) Linux
13 6 (24.00%) UML
13 6 (24.00%) OO
13 6 (24.00%) OOD
13 6 (24.00%) IPv4
13 6 (24.00%) IPv6
14 5 (20.00%) Embedded C
14 5 (20.00%) Embedded C++

WiMAX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) Wireless
2 24 (96.00%) Wi-Fi
2 24 (96.00%) UMTS
3 23 (92.00%) GSM
3 23 (92.00%) LTE
4 22 (88.00%) 4G
5 17 (68.00%) GPRS
5 17 (68.00%) CDMA2000
5 17 (68.00%) MPLS
5 17 (68.00%) DSL
5 17 (68.00%) SDH
5 17 (68.00%) HSPA
5 17 (68.00%) GPON
6 16 (64.00%) Radio Access Network
7 13 (52.00%) VoLTE
8 11 (44.00%) 3G
9 6 (24.00%) IPv4
9 6 (24.00%) IPv6
10 3 (12.00%) RNC
10 3 (12.00%) 2G
General
1 18 (72.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (8.00%) Ericsson Engineer
1 2 (8.00%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (4.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Network Planning
2 6 (24.00%) UML
2 6 (24.00%) OO
2 6 (24.00%) OOD
3 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) C
2 7 (28.00%) C++
3 5 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 5 (20.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Ericsson
2 12 (48.00%) Huawei
3 3 (12.00%) Actix
4 2 (8.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (4.00%) Nortel
5 1 (4.00%) Nokia
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