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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WiMAX
Rank 592 585 535
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -50
Contract jobs citing WiMAX 17 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.006% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.042% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 1
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£290 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £36.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £37.50

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
8296 7193 7309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.88% 13.22% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4513 3824 3630
Average daily rate £350 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £331 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.15% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 391 579
Average hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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
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 5 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 4 May 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
Berkshire +13 17 £290 - 3
South East +4 17 £290 - 5
England +2 17 £290 - 5
Newbury - 9 £290 -
Slough -1 2 - - 2

WiMAX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 25 (96.15%) Wireless
2 24 (92.31%) Wi-Fi
2 24 (92.31%) UMTS
3 23 (88.46%) GSM
3 23 (88.46%) LTE
4 22 (84.62%) 4G
5 20 (76.92%) C
6 18 (69.23%) MPLS
6 18 (69.23%) DSL
6 18 (69.23%) Telecoms
7 17 (65.38%) CDMA2000
7 17 (65.38%) Network Planning
7 17 (65.38%) SDH
7 17 (65.38%) Ericsson
7 17 (65.38%) GPRS
7 17 (65.38%) HSPA
7 17 (65.38%) GPON
8 16 (61.54%) Radio Access Network
9 13 (50.00%) VoLTE
9 13 (50.00%) Huawei
10 11 (42.31%) 3G
11 7 (26.92%) C++
11 7 (26.92%) Linux
12 6 (23.08%) UML
12 6 (23.08%) OO
12 6 (23.08%) OOD
12 6 (23.08%) IPv4
12 6 (23.08%) IPv6
13 5 (19.23%) Embedded C
13 5 (19.23%) Embedded C++

WiMAX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 25 (96.15%) Wireless
2 24 (92.31%) Wi-Fi
2 24 (92.31%) UMTS
3 23 (88.46%) GSM
3 23 (88.46%) LTE
4 22 (84.62%) 4G
5 18 (69.23%) MPLS
5 18 (69.23%) DSL
6 17 (65.38%) CDMA2000
6 17 (65.38%) SDH
6 17 (65.38%) GPRS
6 17 (65.38%) HSPA
6 17 (65.38%) GPON
7 16 (61.54%) Radio Access Network
8 13 (50.00%) VoLTE
9 11 (42.31%) 3G
10 6 (23.08%) IPv4
10 6 (23.08%) IPv6
11 3 (11.54%) RNC
11 3 (11.54%) 2G
General
1 18 (69.23%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (7.69%) Ericsson Engineer
1 2 (7.69%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (3.85%) Tester
2 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Statistics
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Network Planning
2 6 (23.08%) UML
2 6 (23.08%) OO
2 6 (23.08%) OOD
3 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.85%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.85%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) C
2 7 (26.92%) C++
3 5 (19.23%) Embedded C
3 5 (19.23%) Embedded C++
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) CCIE
2 1 (3.85%) CCNP
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Ericsson
2 13 (50.00%) Huawei
3 3 (11.54%) Actix
4 2 (7.69%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) Nokia
5 1 (3.85%) Nortel
5 1 (3.85%) Juniper
5 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.85%) VMware
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