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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 389 357 360
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +3
Contract jobs citing DWDM 9 36 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.043% 0.17% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.32% 1.37% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 29 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£333 £288 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.65% -20.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £320 £261
% change year-on-year
-17.18% +22.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £33.18 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £180.00 -
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
2794 2632 2713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.23% 12.21% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1849 1703 1682
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 68 154
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £44.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 1 £625 +119.29%
Docklands, London - - - -
Brentford - - - -
DWDM
England

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (78.95%) OSPF
2 12 (63.16%) Juniper
3 11 (57.89%) Cisco
4 10 (52.63%) BGP
4 10 (52.63%) Multicast
5 9 (47.37%) F5
5 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
5 9 (47.37%) WAN
6 8 (42.11%) SDH
6 8 (42.11%) Wireshark
7 7 (36.84%) RIP
7 7 (36.84%) Wireless
8 6 (31.58%) MPLS
8 6 (31.58%) IGMP
8 6 (31.58%) BIG-IP
8 6 (31.58%) LAN
8 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
8 6 (31.58%) Nortel
8 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (31.58%) WAAS
8 6 (31.58%) Low Latency
9 5 (26.32%) Time Management
9 5 (26.32%) Internet
9 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
9 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
10 4 (21.05%) Finance
10 4 (21.05%) Firewall
10 4 (21.05%) Telcordia
10 4 (21.05%) EIGRP
10 4 (21.05%) Huawei

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) OSPF
2 10 (52.63%) BGP
2 10 (52.63%) Multicast
3 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
3 9 (47.37%) WAN
4 8 (42.11%) SDH
4 8 (42.11%) Wireshark
5 7 (36.84%) RIP
5 7 (36.84%) Wireless
6 6 (31.58%) MPLS
6 6 (31.58%) IGMP
6 6 (31.58%) BIG-IP
6 6 (31.58%) LAN
6 6 (31.58%) WAAS
7 5 (26.32%) Internet
8 4 (21.05%) Firewall
8 4 (21.05%) EIGRP
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (21.05%) Junos
9 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Network Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Operations Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Network Operations Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Network Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Project Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) UNIX
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Low Latency
2 5 (26.32%) Time Management
3 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.26%) DNA
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Network Design
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (21.05%) CCIE
3 2 (10.53%) CCNP
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) CCSE
4 1 (5.26%) CFA
4 1 (5.26%) JNCIE
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (10.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Juniper
2 11 (57.89%) Cisco
3 9 (47.37%) F5
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) Nortel
5 4 (21.05%) Telcordia
5 4 (21.05%) Huawei
6 2 (10.53%) CA
6 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
6 2 (10.53%) Splunk
6 2 (10.53%) Riverbed
6 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
6 2 (10.53%) SevOne
7 1 (5.26%) Ciena
7 1 (5.26%) Polycom
7 1 (5.26%) HP
7 1 (5.26%) Dell
7 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
7 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
7 1 (5.26%) VMware