The table below looks at the statistics for DWDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DWDM over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 171 205 203
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -2
Contract jobs citing DWDM 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.055% 0.085%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% 0.41% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £402 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.52% -15.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £198 £340 £345
% change year-on-year
-41.91% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
DWDM
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
543 731 818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.69% 13.44% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 539 518
Median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 28
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -13.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

DWDM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

DWDM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

DWDM
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

DWDM Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

DWDM
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

DWDM Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 City of London region with a requirement for DWDM.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) EMC Centera
2 2 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (50.00%) Equities
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) SRDF
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (50.00%) FCoE
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) Perl

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) FCoE
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
1 2 (50.00%) NAS
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) EMC Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) SAN Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) EMC Centera
1 2 (50.00%) EMC VMAX
1 2 (50.00%) EMC VNX
1 2 (50.00%) Equities
1 2 (50.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Brocade
1 2 (50.00%) EMC
1 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Hitachi
2 1 (25.00%) WorldPay