The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 29 June 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.

WiMAX
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 612 646 636
Rank change year-on-year +34 -10  
Contract jobs citing WiMAX 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.006% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.031% 0.035% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £625 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £46.89 - £36.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.99 - £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.96 - £49.19
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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6455 8694 8061
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.70% 16.19% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10117 13736 12668
Median daily rate £400 £388 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +9.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £228 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +4.10% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1010 1069 1117
Median hourly rate £28.27 £28.50 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.82% +24.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.69% +36.95%  

WiMAX
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing WiMAX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for WiMAX in the UK

WiMAX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WiMAX in the UK

WiMAX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WiMAX in the UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 2 (50.00%) Bluetooth
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) RIP
1 2 (50.00%) SNMP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (50.00%) ICMP
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (50.00%) IPsec
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) SSH
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) LTE
1 2 (50.00%) NAS
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
1 2 (50.00%) Network Management
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (50.00%) 4G
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Def Stans
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) Streaming Media
1 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared

WiMAX
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) 4G
1 2 (50.00%) Bluetooth
1 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) ICMP
1 2 (50.00%) IPsec
1 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (50.00%) LTE
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
1 2 (50.00%) NAS
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) RIP
1 2 (50.00%) SNMP
1 2 (50.00%) SSH
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (25.00%) Military
1 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Real Time Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Real Time Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Streaming Media
2 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (25.00%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Management
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CCDP
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Def Stans
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) VMware