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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WiMAX
Rank 592 579 576
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing WiMAX 10 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.007% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.056% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£360 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00

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
8245 7206 8915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.58% 13.50% 15.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4479 3899 4038
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 421 695
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

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 8 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 1 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
England -12 6 £360 - 4
South East -8 3 - - 4
Berkshire +12 2 - - 2
East of England - 1 £360 -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Woking - - - - 1

WiMAX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 12 (85.71%) LTE
2 11 (78.57%) Wireless
3 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
4 9 (64.29%) GSM
5 7 (50.00%) UMTS
5 7 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (42.86%) Network Planning
7 5 (35.71%) HSPA
7 5 (35.71%) 4G
7 5 (35.71%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (35.71%) WLAN
7 5 (35.71%) LAN
7 5 (35.71%) 3G
8 4 (28.57%) CDMA
9 3 (21.43%) GPRS
9 3 (21.43%) Cisco
9 3 (21.43%) Degree
9 3 (21.43%) Wireless Security
10 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (14.29%) Meraki
10 2 (14.29%) Python
10 2 (14.29%) C
10 2 (14.29%) 802.11
10 2 (14.29%) 3GPP
10 2 (14.29%) MPLS
11 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
11 1 (7.14%) Change Management
11 1 (7.14%) OSPF
11 1 (7.14%) BGP
11 1 (7.14%) VRRP

WiMAX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) LTE
2 11 (78.57%) Wireless
3 9 (64.29%) GSM
4 7 (50.00%) UMTS
4 7 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (35.71%) 4G
5 5 (35.71%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (35.71%) HSPA
5 5 (35.71%) WLAN
5 5 (35.71%) 3G
5 5 (35.71%) LAN
6 4 (28.57%) CDMA
7 3 (21.43%) GPRS
7 3 (21.43%) Wireless Security
8 2 (14.29%) 3GPP
8 2 (14.29%) 802.11
8 2 (14.29%) MPLS
9 1 (7.14%) OSPF
9 1 (7.14%) BGP
9 1 (7.14%) VRRP
General
1 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Network Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Wireless Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) RF Test Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) RF Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) PMI
1 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
1 1 (7.14%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Network Planning
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) QMS
3 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) OOD
3 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.14%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Python
1 2 (14.29%) C
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
2 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
2 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PMP
2 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.14%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Meraki
3 1 (7.14%) Ericsson
3 1 (7.14%) Nokia
3 1 (7.14%) SGI
3 1 (7.14%) Huawei
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