The table below looks at the statistics for WiMAX skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WiMAX over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WiMAX
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WiMAX 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £290 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
WiMAX
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
313 235 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.61% 10.68% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 107 94
Average daily rate £300 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £183 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 11 46
Average hourly rate £28.69 £16.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.87% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £11.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.51 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

WiMAX
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

WiMAX Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands