The table below looks at the statistics for WiMAX skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WiMAX over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WiMAX
Rank 640 654 626
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -28
Contract jobs citing WiMAX 5 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.014% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.059% 0.098% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £500 £310 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -13.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £310 £360
% change year-on-year
- -13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £48.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £48.50 -

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
8434 8162 8231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.61% 13.93% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5137 4647 4444
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £233 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 532 458
Median hourly rate £33.00 £21.53 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.31% +0.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

WiMAX
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing WiMAX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 August 2016.

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 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WiMAX within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +4 4 £500 +61.29% 1
London - 4 £500 -

WiMAX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WiMAX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for WiMAX.

1 4 (80.00%) LTE
2 3 (60.00%) 3G
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) 2G
3 2 (40.00%) VHDL
3 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) CDMA
3 2 (40.00%) GSM
3 2 (40.00%) UMTS
3 2 (40.00%) WLAN
3 2 (40.00%) WCDMA
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) UTRAN
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
4 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (20.00%) SONET
4 1 (20.00%) DWDM
4 1 (20.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) BGP
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) TACACS
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

WiMAX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LTE
2 3 (60.00%) 2G
2 3 (60.00%) 3G
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) CDMA
3 2 (40.00%) GSM
3 2 (40.00%) UMTS
3 2 (40.00%) UTRAN
3 2 (40.00%) WCDMA
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) WLAN
4 1 (20.00%) BGP
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) DWDM
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) SONET
4 1 (20.00%) TACACS
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Hardware Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (20.00%) VHDL Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (40.00%) VHDL
2 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (20.00%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Mandriva Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C++
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cacti
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CME
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (20.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Anite
2 1 (20.00%) Aruba
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Huawei
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Motorola
2 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds