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 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 427 420 416
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing DWDM 4 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.040% 0.055%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.32% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 10
Median daily rate £380 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £321 £265
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +21.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 - -
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
2880 2795 3079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.07% 12.51% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1903 1882 2084
Median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 88 85
Median hourly rate £32.89 £22.62 £20.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.40% +11.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.65 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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
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 6 December 2016, 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 7 (43.75%) SDH
2 5 (31.25%) SONET
2 5 (31.25%) Huawei
2 5 (31.25%) Network Management
3 4 (25.00%) MPLS
3 4 (25.00%) Wireless
3 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (25.00%) Unix
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (18.75%) WAN
4 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
4 3 (18.75%) CCNP
4 3 (18.75%) CCNA
4 3 (18.75%) EMC
4 3 (18.75%) LAN
4 3 (18.75%) Finance
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) EMC Centera
4 3 (18.75%) Internet
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (18.75%) SAN
4 3 (18.75%) NetApp
4 3 (18.75%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (18.75%) NAS
4 3 (18.75%) SRDF
4 3 (18.75%) Brocade
4 3 (18.75%) NetBackup
4 3 (18.75%) Ciena
4 3 (18.75%) FCoE

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 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) SDH
2 5 (31.25%) SONET
3 4 (25.00%) MPLS
3 4 (25.00%) VPN
3 4 (25.00%) Wireless
4 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
4 3 (18.75%) FCoE
4 3 (18.75%) Internet
4 3 (18.75%) LAN
4 3 (18.75%) NAS
4 3 (18.75%) SAN
4 3 (18.75%) WAN
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (12.50%) FWSM
5 2 (12.50%) Junos
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security
5 2 (12.50%) OSPF
5 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
5 2 (12.50%) VLAN
General
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) NOC Technician
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Design Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) EMC Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) NetBackup Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Optical Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Storage and Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) EMC Centera
1 3 (18.75%) EMC VMAX
1 3 (18.75%) EMC VNX
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Equities
2 2 (12.50%) Fixed Income
2 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (6.25%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Unix
1 4 (25.00%) 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 5 (31.25%) Network Management
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Perl
1 2 (12.50%) Python
1 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CCNA
1 3 (18.75%) CCNP
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCIE
2 1 (6.25%) CISSP
2 1 (6.25%) JNCIE
2 1 (6.25%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (18.75%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.25%) Cacti
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco CME
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (6.25%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Huawei
2 3 (18.75%) Brocade
2 3 (18.75%) Ciena
2 3 (18.75%) EMC
2 3 (18.75%) NetApp
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) Hitachi
3 2 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (6.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Nokia
4 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
4 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.25%) WorldPay
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