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 4 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 115 122 116
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing DWDM 11 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.43% 0.083% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.93% 0.31% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£275 - £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £345 £223
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +55.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
571 649 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.07% 26.81% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 243 225
Average daily rate £338 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 27
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £59.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 4 September 2015. 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
Reading - 3 - -
Bracknell -5 1 - -
DWDM
South East

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 15 (88.24%) SDH
2 11 (64.71%) Telecoms
3 6 (35.29%) Sybase
3 6 (35.29%) UNIX
3 6 (35.29%) GPON
4 4 (23.53%) 4G
4 4 (23.53%) Marketing
4 4 (23.53%) Ethernet
4 4 (23.53%) 3G
5 3 (17.65%) LTE
6 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) BC Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) VLAN
6 2 (11.76%) MGW
6 2 (11.76%) VPLS
6 2 (11.76%) Degree
6 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
6 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (11.76%) ATM
6 2 (11.76%) VRRP
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) MPLS
6 2 (11.76%) BGP
6 2 (11.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (11.76%) GIS
6 2 (11.76%) Wireless
6 2 (11.76%) 2G
6 2 (11.76%) Validation
6 2 (11.76%) Cramer

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) SDH
2 6 (35.29%) GPON
3 4 (23.53%) 4G
3 4 (23.53%) Ethernet
3 4 (23.53%) 3G
4 3 (17.65%) LTE
5 2 (11.76%) MGW
5 2 (11.76%) ATM
5 2 (11.76%) MPLS
5 2 (11.76%) BGP
5 2 (11.76%) VRRP
5 2 (11.76%) Wireless
5 2 (11.76%) 2G
5 2 (11.76%) RNC
5 2 (11.76%) VLAN
5 2 (11.76%) VPLS
6 1 (5.88%) NGN
6 1 (5.88%) DSLAM
6 1 (5.88%) Radio Access Network
General
1 11 (64.71%) Telecoms
2 4 (23.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Transmission Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Support
3 2 (11.76%) Network Architect
3 2 (11.76%) IP Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Transmission Design Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Strategy Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Architecture Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Access Transmission Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) GIS
1 2 (11.76%) Economics
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Project Management
1 2 (11.76%) Validation
1 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
1 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) BC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) OPNET
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Sybase
2 2 (11.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 2 (11.76%) Cramer
2 2 (11.76%) ComArch
3 1 (5.88%) Huawei
3 1 (5.88%) Ciena
3 1 (5.88%) Ericsson
3 1 (5.88%) NEC