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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 396 373 393
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +20
Contract jobs citing DWDM 10 30 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.044% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 1.04% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 14
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£488 £295 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.25% +1.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £315 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £175 £285
% change year-on-year
+62.85% -38.59%
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
2746 2871 3544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.05% 12.04% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1734 1770 2064
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 125 164
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £14.06 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £49.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
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 11 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 11 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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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 +26 5 £500 +75.43% 1
Hammersmith - - - -
Brentford - - - -
DWDM
England

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 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 26 (81.25%) SDH
2 24 (75.00%) Telecoms
3 15 (46.88%) Project Management
4 13 (40.63%) Degree
4 13 (40.63%) Time Management
5 10 (31.25%) Huawei
6 8 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
7 7 (21.88%) OSPF
7 7 (21.88%) Ericsson
7 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2
7 7 (21.88%) MS Project
7 7 (21.88%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (18.75%) Network Management
8 6 (18.75%) Business Development
8 6 (18.75%) Network Design
9 5 (15.63%) Cisco
9 5 (15.63%) MPLS
10 4 (12.50%) C
10 4 (12.50%) Finance
11 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
11 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
11 3 (9.38%) SQL
11 3 (9.38%) Ethernet
11 3 (9.38%) BGP
11 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (9.38%) Low Latency
12 2 (6.25%) Multicast
12 2 (6.25%) Junos
12 2 (6.25%) Supplier Management
12 2 (6.25%) Network Security

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Project
1 7 (21.88%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 26 (81.25%) SDH
2 7 (21.88%) OSPF
3 5 (15.63%) MPLS
4 3 (9.38%) BGP
4 3 (9.38%) Ethernet
5 2 (6.25%) RIP
5 2 (6.25%) VPN
5 2 (6.25%) WAN
5 2 (6.25%) SONET
5 2 (6.25%) EIGRP
5 2 (6.25%) VPLS
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (6.25%) Network Security
5 2 (6.25%) Junos
5 2 (6.25%) Multicast
6 1 (3.13%) Firewall
6 1 (3.13%) 2G
6 1 (3.13%) RNC
6 1 (3.13%) ATM
6 1 (3.13%) SSL
General
1 24 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 7 (21.88%) Network Manager
3 6 (18.75%) Design Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Network Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Vendor Manager
5 1 (3.13%) IP Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Project Management
2 13 (40.63%) Time Management
3 8 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
4 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2
5 6 (18.75%) Network Design
5 6 (18.75%) Network Management
5 6 (18.75%) Business Development
6 3 (9.38%) Low Latency
7 2 (6.25%) Supplier Management
7 2 (6.25%) Migration
7 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.13%) Requirements Management
8 1 (3.13%) DSDM
8 1 (3.13%) ETL
8 1 (3.13%) Validation
8 1 (3.13%) ITIL
8 1 (3.13%) Change Control
8 1 (3.13%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) C
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.25%) CCNP
3 2 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) JNCIA
4 1 (3.13%) CCIE
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Huawei
2 7 (21.88%) Ericsson
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco
4 2 (6.25%) Telcordia
5 1 (3.13%) NEC
5 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.13%) Nortel
5 1 (3.13%) Juniper
5 1 (3.13%) Nokia