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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WiMAX
Rank 238 243 219
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Contract jobs citing WiMAX 23 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.011% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.13% 0.062% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 0
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£290 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
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 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
WiMAX
England

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
2030 1604 1561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.70% 17.82% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 966 672 612
Average daily rate £350 £350 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 133 152
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.27%

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 2 March 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
Berkshire +28 23 £290 - 15
Surrey - - - - 2
WiMAX
England

WiMAX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 29 (93.55%) LTE
2 28 (90.32%) Wireless
3 24 (77.42%) C
3 24 (77.42%) GSM
3 24 (77.42%) UMTS
3 24 (77.42%) Wi-Fi
4 22 (70.97%) 4G
5 20 (64.52%) Telecoms
6 17 (54.84%) Network Planning
6 17 (54.84%) HSPA
6 17 (54.84%) Ericsson
6 17 (54.84%) 3G
7 16 (51.61%) CDMA2000
7 16 (51.61%) Radio Access Network
8 15 (48.39%) GPON
8 15 (48.39%) MPLS
8 15 (48.39%) DSL
8 15 (48.39%) GPRS
8 15 (48.39%) SDH
9 12 (38.71%) VoLTE
10 11 (35.48%) Huawei
10 11 (35.48%) Linux
10 11 (35.48%) C++
11 9 (29.03%) Embedded C
11 9 (29.03%) Embedded C++
12 8 (25.81%) OO
12 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
13 6 (19.35%) Embedded Linux
13 6 (19.35%) Degree
13 6 (19.35%) OOD

WiMAX
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 29 (93.55%) LTE
2 28 (90.32%) Wireless
3 24 (77.42%) Wi-Fi
3 24 (77.42%) GSM
3 24 (77.42%) UMTS
4 22 (70.97%) 4G
5 17 (54.84%) HSPA
5 17 (54.84%) 3G
6 16 (51.61%) CDMA2000
6 16 (51.61%) Radio Access Network
7 15 (48.39%) GPON
7 15 (48.39%) MPLS
7 15 (48.39%) DSL
7 15 (48.39%) SDH
7 15 (48.39%) GPRS
8 12 (38.71%) VoLTE
9 6 (19.35%) IPv4
9 6 (19.35%) IPv6
10 4 (12.90%) 2G
11 3 (9.68%) RNC
General
1 20 (64.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (9.68%) RAN Engineer
2 2 (6.45%) Ericsson Engineer
3 1 (3.23%) 3G Engineer
3 1 (3.23%) Radio Engineer
3 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
3 1 (3.23%) Tester
3 1 (3.23%) Network Engineer
3 1 (3.23%) Radio Network Engineer
3 1 (3.23%) Network Optimisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Network Planning
2 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
2 8 (25.81%) OO
3 6 (19.35%) OOD
3 6 (19.35%) UML
4 2 (6.45%) OOP
4 2 (6.45%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) C
2 11 (35.48%) C++
3 9 (29.03%) Embedded C
3 9 (29.03%) Embedded C++
4 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.45%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) Perl
4 2 (6.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) VCP4
3 1 (3.23%) PMP
3 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
1 2 (6.45%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Ericsson
2 11 (35.48%) Huawei
3 3 (9.68%) Actix
3 3 (9.68%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (6.45%) Nokia
4 2 (6.45%) Nortel
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