The first table below looks at the demand for DWDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DWDM over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Milton Keynes 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank - 51 66
Contract jobs citing DWDM 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.64% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £258 £175 £375
% change year-on-year
+47.14% -53.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £108.75 £175.00 -
% change year-on-year
-37.85% -
Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
115 61 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.76% 11.25% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 21 40
Average daily rate £325 £371 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.45% +6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 13
Average hourly rate £29.00 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
DWDM
Buckinghamshire

DWDM
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DWDM across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DWDM Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

DWDM
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DWDM across the Milton Keynes region.

DWDM Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

DWDM
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DWDM across the Milton Keynes region.

DWDM Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

DWDM
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 2 (100.00%) ATM
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) SDH
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) X.25
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 2 (100.00%) xDSL

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) ATM
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) SDH
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) X.25
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 2 (100.00%) xDSL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Design Authority
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper