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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
England / London
Rank 394 416 413
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -3
Contract jobs citing DWDM 12 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.062% 0.043% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% 0.34% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 6
Median daily rate £285 £525 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +57.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £382 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £543 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £363 £538
% change year-on-year
+18.62% -32.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 - -

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
2473 2673 2868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.72% 12.64% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1670 1750 1850
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 61 88
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.62 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.88% +13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 9 (52.94%) Telecoms
2 7 (41.18%) Huawei
3 6 (35.29%) MPLS
3 6 (35.29%) SDH
4 5 (29.41%) VPN
4 5 (29.41%) OSPF
4 5 (29.41%) BGP
4 5 (29.41%) Ciena
5 4 (23.53%) Multicast
5 4 (23.53%) 802.1X
5 4 (23.53%) Firewall
5 4 (23.53%) Wireless
5 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
5 4 (23.53%) WAN
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco
5 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
5 4 (23.53%) Juniper
6 3 (17.65%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
6 3 (17.65%) VoIP
6 3 (17.65%) LAN
6 3 (17.65%) IPsec
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (17.65%) Network Management
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (17.65%) HSRP
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) MPLS
1 6 (35.29%) SDH
2 5 (29.41%) BGP
2 5 (29.41%) OSPF
2 5 (29.41%) VPN
3 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
3 4 (23.53%) Firewall
3 4 (23.53%) Multicast
3 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 4 (23.53%) WAN
3 4 (23.53%) Wireless
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
4 3 (17.65%) HSRP
4 3 (17.65%) IPsec
4 3 (17.65%) LAN
4 3 (17.65%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (17.65%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (52.94%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Design Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Optical Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Support
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Installations Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Internet Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Market Data Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Project Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Security Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) 802.1X
2 2 (11.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) RSA SecurID
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Network Management
2 2 (11.76%) DDoS Mitigation
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
3 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Low Latency
3 1 (5.88%) Network Design
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CCIE
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
2 2 (11.76%) JNCIE
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) CCSA
3 1 (5.88%) CISSP
3 1 (5.88%) JNCIP
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Pingdom
1 2 (11.76%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (5.88%) Cacti
2 1 (5.88%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Huawei
2 5 (29.41%) Ciena
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco
3 4 (23.53%) Juniper
4 3 (17.65%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
5 2 (11.76%) Cramer
5 2 (11.76%) MetaSolv
5 2 (11.76%) Splunk
6 1 (5.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (5.88%) Arista
6 1 (5.88%) Bloomberg
6 1 (5.88%) Charles River
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) F5
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) NetScout
6 1 (5.88%) Nokia
6 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.88%) Radianz