The table below looks at the statistics for WiMAX skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WiMAX over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WiMAX
Rank 574 567 521
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -46
Contract jobs citing WiMAX 25 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.006% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.32% 0.045% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 2
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£290 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
Average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £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% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7789 6720 6936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.52% 12.95% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4246 3470 3376
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 411 579
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

WiMAX
Jobs Demand Trend

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

WiMAX Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WiMAX
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WiMAX within the UK.

WiMAX Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WiMAX
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WiMAX within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

WiMAX Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WiMAX
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WiMAX within the UK.

WiMAX Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WiMAX
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WiMAX within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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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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
England +14 25 £290 - 7
Berkshire +14 24 £290 - 3
South East -7 24 £290 - 5
Newbury - 12 £290 - 2
Slough -1 2 - - 1
Scotland - - - -
Reading - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
North West - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Manchester - - - -

WiMAX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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%) Wireless
2 27 (87.10%) LTE
3 26 (83.87%) GSM
3 26 (83.87%) UMTS
4 25 (80.65%) Wi-Fi
5 24 (77.42%) 4G
6 22 (70.97%) Telecoms
6 22 (70.97%) C
7 19 (61.29%) Ericsson
7 19 (61.29%) Network Planning
7 19 (61.29%) HSPA
8 18 (58.06%) CDMA2000
8 18 (58.06%) MPLS
8 18 (58.06%) DSL
9 17 (54.84%) GPRS
9 17 (54.84%) SDH
9 17 (54.84%) GPON
9 17 (54.84%) Radio Access Network
10 15 (48.39%) 3G
11 14 (45.16%) Huawei
12 13 (41.94%) VoLTE
13 8 (25.81%) C++
13 8 (25.81%) Linux
14 6 (19.35%) UML
14 6 (19.35%) OO
14 6 (19.35%) OOD
14 6 (19.35%) Embedded C
14 6 (19.35%) Embedded C++
14 6 (19.35%) IPv4
14 6 (19.35%) IPv6

WiMAX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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%) Wireless
2 27 (87.10%) LTE
3 26 (83.87%) GSM
3 26 (83.87%) UMTS
4 25 (80.65%) Wi-Fi
5 24 (77.42%) 4G
6 19 (61.29%) HSPA
7 18 (58.06%) CDMA2000
7 18 (58.06%) MPLS
7 18 (58.06%) DSL
8 17 (54.84%) GPRS
8 17 (54.84%) SDH
8 17 (54.84%) GPON
8 17 (54.84%) Radio Access Network
9 15 (48.39%) 3G
10 13 (41.94%) VoLTE
11 6 (19.35%) IPv4
11 6 (19.35%) IPv6
12 5 (16.13%) 2G
13 4 (12.90%) RNC
General
1 22 (70.97%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (9.68%) RAN Engineer
2 2 (6.45%) Ericsson Engineer
2 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
3 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
3 1 (3.23%) Tester
3 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (3.23%) 3G Engineer
3 1 (3.23%) Radio 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 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Network Planning
2 6 (19.35%) UML
2 6 (19.35%) OO
2 6 (19.35%) OOD
3 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (6.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.23%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.23%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) C
2 8 (25.81%) C++
3 6 (19.35%) Embedded C
3 6 (19.35%) Embedded C++
4 1 (3.23%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) Perl
4 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.23%) PMP
2 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.23%) CCIE
2 1 (3.23%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Ericsson
2 14 (45.16%) Huawei
3 3 (9.68%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (9.68%) Actix
4 2 (6.45%) Nokia
4 2 (6.45%) Nortel
5 1 (3.23%) Juniper
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco
5 1 (3.23%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
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