The table below looks at the statistics for DWDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DWDM over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 437 427 425
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing DWDM 11 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.048% 0.030% 0.063%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.24% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 11
Median daily rate £375 £425 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £273 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £485 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £340 £345
% change year-on-year
-33.82% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3306 2972 3118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.32% 12.77% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2163 1910 1930
Median daily rate £450 £417 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.04% +4.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 86 98
Median hourly rate £20.72 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.12% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

DWDM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

DWDM Jobs Demand Trend in London

DWDM
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

DWDM Daily Rate Trend in London

DWDM
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DWDM across the London region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

DWDM Daily Rate Histogram in London

DWDM
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

DWDM Hourly Rate Trend in London

DWDM
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DWDM within the London region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
City of London +28 4 £402 -5.52%
DWDM
England

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 London region with a requirement for DWDM.

1 7 (46.67%) SDH
2 6 (40.00%) MPLS
2 6 (40.00%) Network Management
3 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (33.33%) SONET
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (33.33%) VPN
4 4 (26.67%) WAN
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco
4 4 (26.67%) CCNP
4 4 (26.67%) CCNA
4 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 4 (26.67%) Unix
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) Internet
4 4 (26.67%) BGP
4 4 (26.67%) Wireless
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) IPsec
5 3 (20.00%) EMC Centera
5 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (20.00%) FCoE
5 3 (20.00%) Brocade
5 3 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (20.00%) Network Security
5 3 (20.00%) NAS
5 3 (20.00%) SRDF
5 3 (20.00%) Firewall
5 3 (20.00%) EIGRP

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) SDH
2 6 (40.00%) MPLS
3 5 (33.33%) SONET
3 5 (33.33%) VPN
4 4 (26.67%) BGP
4 4 (26.67%) Internet
4 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 4 (26.67%) WAN
4 4 (26.67%) Wireless
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (20.00%) FCoE
5 3 (20.00%) Firewall
5 3 (20.00%) IPsec
5 3 (20.00%) NAS
5 3 (20.00%) Network Security
5 3 (20.00%) OSPF
5 3 (20.00%) SAN
5 3 (20.00%) SSL
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) NOC Technician
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) EMC Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) NetBackup Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Audit Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Optical Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Storage and Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (20.00%) EMC Centera
1 3 (20.00%) EMC VMAX
1 3 (20.00%) EMC VNX
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Equities
2 2 (13.33%) Fixed Income
2 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Unix
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (6.67%) Mandriva Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Network Management
2 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Network Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Perl
1 2 (13.33%) Python
1 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCNA
2 4 (26.67%) CCNP
3 3 (20.00%) CCIE
4 1 (6.67%) CCSE
4 1 (6.67%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (6.67%) CISSP
4 1 (6.67%) JNCIE
4 1 (6.67%) JNCIP
4 1 (6.67%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) SRDF
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) Cacti
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco CME
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.67%) OpenView
2 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (6.67%) vMotion
2 1 (6.67%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) Brocade
2 3 (20.00%) EMC
2 3 (20.00%) NetApp
3 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (13.33%) Ciena
3 2 (13.33%) Hitachi
3 2 (13.33%) Juniper
4 1 (6.67%) BT
4 1 (6.67%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) Huawei
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Nokia
4 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
4 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) WorldPay