The table below looks at the statistics for DWDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DWDM over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing DWDM 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £431 £280
% change year-on-year
-24.63% +54.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
54 49 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 14.14% 20.25% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 29 27
Median daily rate £328 £466 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.64% +33.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £181 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £13.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+201.88% -22.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

DWDM
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

DWDM Jobs Demand Trend in Kent