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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
London / City of London
Rank - 148 190
Contract jobs citing DWDM 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.064% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.58% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £525 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £363 £413
% change year-on-year
+18.62% -12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 - -

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
359 345 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.17% 10.99% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 241 508
Median daily rate £425 £405 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 12
Median hourly rate £19.00 £29.82 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.28% +59.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £24.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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