The table below looks at the statistics for DWDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DWDM over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 104 120 123
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +3
Contract jobs citing DWDM 8 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.41% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.64% 0.56% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £308 £388 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.64% +61.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £321 £265
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +21.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 - -
DWDM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
488 532 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.83% 21.14% 24.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 288 273
Median daily rate £400 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £485 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 17
Median hourly rate £50.00 £39.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

DWDM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing DWDM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DWDM Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

DWDM
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DWDM across the Berkshire region.

DWDM Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

DWDM
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DWDM across the Berkshire region.

DWDM Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

DWDM
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DWDM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
Reading +10 2 - -
Bracknell +2 1 £300 -22.58%
DWDM
South East

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DWDM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for DWDM.

1 12 (92.31%) Telecoms
2 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 6 (46.15%) Service Management
3 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
4 4 (30.77%) Driving Licence
4 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (30.77%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (30.77%) LTE
4 4 (30.77%) 4G
4 4 (30.77%) 3G
4 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (30.77%) MS Office
4 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
4 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
4 4 (30.77%) SDH
4 4 (30.77%) SLA
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) PMP
6 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
6 2 (15.38%) Internet
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco
6 2 (15.38%) WAN
6 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
6 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 2 (15.38%) Maya
6 2 (15.38%) MPLS
6 2 (15.38%) Remedy
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Strategic Planning

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
1 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
2 2 (15.38%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) 3G
1 4 (30.77%) 4G
1 4 (30.77%) LTE
1 4 (30.77%) Radio Access Network
1 4 (30.77%) SDH
2 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) MPLS
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
General
1 12 (92.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre Specialist
1 2 (15.38%) Deployment Specialist
1 2 (15.38%) Optical Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Programme Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Transmission Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Project Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Programme Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Service Management
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Network Design
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
5 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
2 2 (15.38%) PMP
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Remedy
3 1 (7.69%) Ciena
3 1 (7.69%) Fujitsu
3 1 (7.69%) Huawei