The table below looks at the statistics for DWDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DWDM over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 118 123 121
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing DWDM 2 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.081% 0.24% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 0.88% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £265 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £195 £388
% change year-on-year
+76.92% -49.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.09
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
654 681 976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.56% 26.86% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 228 206
Average daily rate £360 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 29 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £31.00 £38.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

DWDM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DWDM across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DWDM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wokingham - - - -
DWDM
South East

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing DWDM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DWDM.

1 7 (70.00%) MPLS
1 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (50.00%) SDH
2 5 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) BGP
3 4 (40.00%) Network Security
4 3 (30.00%) Huawei
4 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
4 3 (30.00%) 4G
4 3 (30.00%) OSPF
4 3 (30.00%) GSM
4 3 (30.00%) 2G
4 3 (30.00%) 3G
4 3 (30.00%) CCNP
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (30.00%) Juniper
5 2 (20.00%) ATM
5 2 (20.00%) Validation
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Front Office
5 2 (20.00%) Back Office
5 2 (20.00%) BT
5 2 (20.00%) SONET
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) LTE
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (20.00%) NGN

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing DWDM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DWDM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) MPLS
2 5 (50.00%) SDH
2 5 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 4 (40.00%) BGP
3 4 (40.00%) Network Security
4 3 (30.00%) 4G
4 3 (30.00%) OSPF
4 3 (30.00%) GSM
4 3 (30.00%) 2G
4 3 (30.00%) 3G
5 2 (20.00%) ATM
5 2 (20.00%) SONET
5 2 (20.00%) LTE
5 2 (20.00%) NGN
6 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
6 1 (10.00%) HSDPA
6 1 (10.00%) RNC
6 1 (10.00%) VoLTE
6 1 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (10.00%) DSL
General
1 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Front Office
2 2 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) IP Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Transmission Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design Architect
3 1 (10.00%) RF Optimisation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) RF Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Validation
1 2 (20.00%) Change Management
1 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Network Design
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Huawei
2 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (30.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) BT
4 1 (10.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (10.00%) Cramer
4 1 (10.00%) Nokia
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft