The table below looks at the statistics for DWDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DWDM over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 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
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £538 £258
% change year-on-year
-32.55% +108.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £108.75
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
58 43 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 12.34% 17.70% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 22 20
Average daily rate £318 £450 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.44% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £180 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £522 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +135.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

DWDM
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DWDM across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DWDM Jobs Demand Trend in Kent