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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DWDM over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 189 203 198
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing DWDM 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.018% 0.093% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.80% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £285 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £265 £175
% change year-on-year
+102.83% +51.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 £33.47 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £108.75 £175.00
% change year-on-year
- -37.85%
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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
753 749 909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.78% 11.64% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 522 615
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 42
Average hourly rate £17.25 £22.00 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.59% -54.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.70 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.41 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

DWDM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DWDM across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (50.00%) VRRP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Wiki
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Junos
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (50.00%) VRRP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Junos
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (50.00%) HSRP
1 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (50.00%) NX-OS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Writer
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Wiki
1 1 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (50.00%) F5