The table below looks at the statistics for DWDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DWDM over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 121 131 139
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Contract jobs citing DWDM 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 0.036% 0.066%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.36% 0.20% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £363 £215 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.60% -14.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £538 £265
% change year-on-year
-32.55% +102.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50
DWDM
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
369 501 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.58% 18.11% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 252 179
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 58 31
Median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.85 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £37.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

DWDM
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

DWDM Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

DWDM
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

DWDM Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

DWDM
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

DWDM Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

DWDM
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DWDM within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk - 3 £363 -
Hertfordshire +7 2 £363 +68.60% 1
DWDM
England

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 East of England region with a requirement for DWDM.

1 9 (90.00%) ATM
1 9 (90.00%) SDH
1 9 (90.00%) Nortel
1 9 (90.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 9 (90.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Network Management
2 1 (10.00%) F5
2 1 (10.00%) High Availability
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (10.00%) HSRP
2 1 (10.00%) Service Design
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) BT
2 1 (10.00%) Frame Relay
2 1 (10.00%) Network Design
2 1 (10.00%) HP NNM
2 1 (10.00%) MPLS
2 1 (10.00%) OSPF
2 1 (10.00%) BGP
2 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (10.00%) VRRP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) ATM
1 9 (90.00%) SDH
2 1 (10.00%) BGP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Frame Relay
2 1 (10.00%) HSRP
2 1 (10.00%) MPLS
2 1 (10.00%) OSPF
2 1 (10.00%) RIP
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) VRRP
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Designer
1 9 (90.00%) Network Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (10.00%) Change Management
1 1 (10.00%) High Availability
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Network Design
1 1 (10.00%) Network Management
1 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (10.00%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 9 (90.00%) Nortel
2 1 (10.00%) BT
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) F5
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper