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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 416 425 411
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing DWDM 7 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.043% 0.051%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.32% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 10
Median daily rate £270 £275 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -41.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £227 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £339 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £323 £281
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
2970 3106 2775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.91% 13.29% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2025 2008 1774
Median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 93 82
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -3.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

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 25 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DWDM within the London region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +33 1 - - 2
DWDM
England

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 6 (50.00%) SDH
1 6 (50.00%) MPLS
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) VPN
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (33.33%) Network Security
3 4 (33.33%) Network Management
3 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (33.33%) CCIE
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (33.33%) SONET
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) BGP
4 3 (25.00%) CISSP
4 3 (25.00%) Internet
4 3 (25.00%) CCNP
4 3 (25.00%) Juniper
4 3 (25.00%) Packet Switching
4 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 3 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (25.00%) Statistics
4 3 (25.00%) NGN
5 2 (16.67%) IPsec
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus

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 (50.00%) MPLS
1 6 (50.00%) SDH
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) VPN
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) Network Security
3 4 (33.33%) SONET
4 3 (25.00%) BGP
4 3 (25.00%) Internet
4 3 (25.00%) NGN
4 3 (25.00%) Packet Switching
4 3 (25.00%) Unified Communications
5 2 (16.67%) DMZ
5 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 2 (16.67%) OSPF
5 2 (16.67%) SSL
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) VoIP
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Dutch Language
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (8.33%) German Language
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) NOC Technician
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Audit Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Optical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Statistics
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) EMC Centera
4 1 (8.33%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (8.33%) EMC VNX
4 1 (8.33%) Equities
4 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
4 1 (8.33%) PKI
4 1 (8.33%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Network Management
2 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (16.67%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Conflict Management
4 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Network Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCIE
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCNP
2 3 (25.00%) CISSP
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) CISM
4 1 (8.33%) CCSE
4 1 (8.33%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (8.33%) JNCIE
4 1 (8.33%) JNCIP
4 1 (8.33%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) SRDF
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (8.33%) OpenView
1 1 (8.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Juniper
2 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (16.67%) Ciena
3 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (8.33%) Brocade
4 1 (8.33%) BT
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Nokia
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) WorldPay