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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
England / London
Rank 401 403 414
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing DWDM 7 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.057% 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.45% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 8
Median daily rate £380 £400 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +20.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £535 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £338 £265
% change year-on-year
+27.40% +27.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 - -

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
2445 2656 2763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.78% 12.68% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1660 1728 1856
Median daily rate £430 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 76 65
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.23 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.72% +29.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £14.20 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 22 January 2017.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 6 (37.50%) Huawei
2 5 (31.25%) Wireless
2 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 5 (31.25%) SDH
2 5 (31.25%) VPN
2 5 (31.25%) MPLS
3 4 (25.00%) OSPF
3 4 (25.00%) BGP
3 4 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 4 (25.00%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) Juniper
3 4 (25.00%) WAN
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) IPsec
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (25.00%) 802.1X
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (18.75%) HSRP
4 3 (18.75%) Ciena
4 3 (18.75%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (18.75%) RSA SecurID
4 3 (18.75%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
4 3 (18.75%) Finance
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) CCNP
4 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
4 3 (18.75%) VoIP
4 3 (18.75%) Unix

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 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) MPLS
1 5 (31.25%) SDH
1 5 (31.25%) VPN
1 5 (31.25%) Wireless
2 4 (25.00%) BGP
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (25.00%) EIGRP
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) IPsec
2 4 (25.00%) OSPF
2 4 (25.00%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Wireless
3 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
3 3 (18.75%) HSRP
3 3 (18.75%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (18.75%) VoIP
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (12.50%) Multicast
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Design Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) EMC Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Installations Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) NetBackup Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Network Support
2 2 (12.50%) Optical Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Data Network Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall Support
3 1 (6.25%) Market Data Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (12.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) RSA SecurID
2 2 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (12.50%) EMC Centera
2 2 (12.50%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (12.50%) EMC VNX
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Equities
3 1 (6.25%) Fixed Income
3 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Unix
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
3 1 (6.25%) Mandriva Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 2 (12.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
3 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) Network Management
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CCNP
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) CCIE
3 1 (6.25%) CCSA
3 1 (6.25%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) JNCIE
3 1 (6.25%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 2 (12.50%) Pingdom
3 1 (6.25%) Cacti
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco CME
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
3 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Huawei
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) Juniper
3 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
3 3 (18.75%) Ciena
4 2 (12.50%) Brocade
4 2 (12.50%) EMC
4 2 (12.50%) Hitachi
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) NetApp
4 2 (12.50%) Splunk
5 1 (6.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (6.25%) Bloomberg
5 1 (6.25%) Charles River
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) Nokia
5 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
5 1 (6.25%) Radianz
5 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds