The table below looks at the statistics for DWDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DWDM over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 397 402 381
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -21
Contract jobs citing DWDM 11 10 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.048% 0.044% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.36% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 17
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£275 £488 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.58% +68.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £315 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £500 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £285 £175
% change year-on-year
+13.15% +62.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £175.00
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
3030 2796 2859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.24% 12.20% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1942 1790 1775
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 86 123
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -8.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £15.75 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.00%

DWDM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DWDM across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DWDM within the London region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -6 2 £330 -34.00%
DWDM
England

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing DWDM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DWDM.

1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
1 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) Juniper
2 6 (46.15%) MPLS
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) IPsec
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (30.77%) HSRP
4 4 (30.77%) SDH
4 4 (30.77%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) SSL
4 4 (30.77%) CCNA
4 4 (30.77%) OSPF
4 4 (30.77%) BGP
4 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
4 4 (30.77%) Multicast
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (23.08%) IOS XR
5 3 (23.08%) LAN
5 3 (23.08%) Lisp
5 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
5 3 (23.08%) RSVP
5 3 (23.08%) NetScreen
5 3 (23.08%) CCNP
5 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (23.08%) F5
5 3 (23.08%) VPLS
5 3 (23.08%) Frame Relay

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing DWDM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DWDM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) MPLS
2 4 (30.77%) OSPF
2 4 (30.77%) BGP
2 4 (30.77%) SDH
2 4 (30.77%) VPN
2 4 (30.77%) SSL
2 4 (30.77%) IPsec
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (30.77%) HSRP
2 4 (30.77%) Multicast
3 3 (23.08%) IOS XR
3 3 (23.08%) Frame Relay
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (23.08%) VPLS
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) LAN
3 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
3 3 (23.08%) RSVP
3 3 (23.08%) NetScreen
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (53.85%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Technical Writer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Wiki
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Network Design
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Content Management
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) ETL
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCNA
3 3 (23.08%) CCNP
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.69%) XenApp
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Juniper
3 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
4 3 (23.08%) F5
5 2 (15.38%) Ciena
5 2 (15.38%) Brocade
5 2 (15.38%) Riverbed
6 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
6 1 (7.69%) BT
6 1 (7.69%) NEC
6 1 (7.69%) VMware
6 1 (7.69%) Huawei
6 1 (7.69%) Ericsson
6 1 (7.69%) Nokia
6 1 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (7.69%) Nortel