The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for WiMAX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WiMAX over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WiMAX
England / South East
Rank - 259 243
Contract jobs citing WiMAX 0 3 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.033% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.15% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 17
Median daily rate - £450 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +55.17%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £450 £290
% change year-on-year - +55.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00

WiMAX is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1473 2013 2008
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.01% 22.00% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 1121 984
Median daily rate £400 £352 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 100 104
Median hourly rate £19.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £16.10 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £52.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

WiMAX
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing WiMAX as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for WiMAX in the South East

WiMAX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WiMAX in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for WiMAX in the South East

WiMAX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WiMAX in the South East