The table below looks at the statistics for WiMAX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WiMAX over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WiMAX
Rank 245 242 248
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing WiMAX 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.022% 0.012% 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.064% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £370 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1846 1563 2053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.89% 18.12% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 717 604
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 92 161
Average hourly rate £19.91 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.88 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

WiMAX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

WiMAX Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WiMAX
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

WiMAX Daily Rate Trend in the South East

WiMAX
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

WiMAX Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

WiMAX
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WiMAX within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
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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
Berkshire +4 1 - - 6
WiMAX
England

WiMAX
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (100.00%) LTE
2 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (50.00%) Network Planning
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) GSM
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) UMTS
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (16.67%) Physics
5 1 (16.67%) QMS
5 1 (16.67%) MIMO
5 1 (16.67%) HSPA
5 1 (16.67%) WCDMA
5 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
5 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
5 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 1 (16.67%) 3GPP
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) 4G
5 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis

WiMAX
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (100.00%) LTE
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) GSM
3 2 (33.33%) UMTS
3 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (16.67%) WCDMA
4 1 (16.67%) 3GPP
4 1 (16.67%) MIMO
4 1 (16.67%) HSPA
4 1 (16.67%) 4G
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) RF Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) RF Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (16.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) QMS
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
2 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
2 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
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