The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 398 389 380
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing DWDM 19 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.081% 0.099% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.66% 0.85% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 15
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£417 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.83% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £313 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £175 £305
% change year-on-year
+93.57% -42.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2876 2818 3629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.24% 11.61% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1790 1786 2093
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 102 179
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
DWDM
England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +27 7 £500 +72.41% 1
Hammersmith - - - -
Brentford - - - -
DWDM
England

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 23 (62.16%) Telecoms
2 22 (59.46%) SDH
3 13 (35.14%) MPLS
4 12 (32.43%) Project Management
5 10 (27.03%) LAN
5 10 (27.03%) VPN
5 10 (27.03%) Degree
5 10 (27.03%) Time Management
6 9 (24.32%) SSL
6 9 (24.32%) WAN
6 9 (24.32%) ITIL
7 8 (21.62%) IPsec
7 8 (21.62%) DHCP
7 8 (21.62%) DNS
7 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
7 8 (21.62%) Network Security
7 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
7 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
8 7 (18.92%) Huawei
9 6 (16.22%) Firewall
9 6 (16.22%) Network Design
9 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (16.22%) Cisco
9 6 (16.22%) OSPF
9 6 (16.22%) Ericsson
9 6 (16.22%) Data Cleansing
9 6 (16.22%) Network Management
10 5 (13.51%) Network Architecture
10 5 (13.51%) Business Development
10 5 (13.51%) Spreadsheet

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Project
1 5 (13.51%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
1 1 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (59.46%) SDH
2 13 (35.14%) MPLS
3 10 (27.03%) LAN
3 10 (27.03%) VPN
4 9 (24.32%) WAN
4 9 (24.32%) SSL
5 8 (21.62%) DHCP
5 8 (21.62%) DNS
5 8 (21.62%) IPsec
5 8 (21.62%) Network Security
6 6 (16.22%) Firewall
6 6 (16.22%) OSPF
7 5 (13.51%) Broadband
8 4 (10.81%) Ethernet
8 4 (10.81%) BGP
9 3 (8.11%) EIGRP
9 3 (8.11%) SONET
9 3 (8.11%) RIP
10 2 (5.41%) Junos
10 2 (5.41%) Multicast
General
1 23 (62.16%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Local Government
3 2 (5.41%) Publishing
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Network Specialist
2 8 (21.62%) Senior Network Specialist
3 7 (18.92%) Network Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (13.51%) Network Manager
5 5 (13.51%) Design Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Data Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Network Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Network Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Junior
8 1 (2.70%) Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) Field Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
1 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
1 1 (2.70%) Windows NT
1 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Project Management
2 10 (27.03%) Time Management
3 9 (24.32%) ITIL
4 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (16.22%) Network Design
4 6 (16.22%) Data Cleansing
4 6 (16.22%) Network Management
5 5 (13.51%) Business Development
5 5 (13.51%) Network Architecture
5 5 (13.51%) Validation
5 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.41%) Supplier Management
6 2 (5.41%) Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Low Latency
7 1 (2.70%) Change Control
7 1 (2.70%) Test Strategy
7 1 (2.70%) Requirements Management
7 1 (2.70%) DSDM
7 1 (2.70%) ERP
7 1 (2.70%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Degree
2 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.41%) CCNP
4 2 (5.41%) CCNA
5 1 (2.70%) CCIE
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Huawei
2 6 (16.22%) Cisco
2 6 (16.22%) Ericsson
3 1 (2.70%) Nokia
3 1 (2.70%) NEC
3 1 (2.70%) Nortel
3 1 (2.70%) Juniper
3 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
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