The table below looks at the statistics for DWDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DWDM over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 152 - 128
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DWDM 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.026% - 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% - 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£260 - £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £283 £175
% change year-on-year
+20.35% +61.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
462 387 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.05% 12.82% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 192 180
Average daily rate £350 £300 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 35 44
Average hourly rate £16.84 £22.50 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.15% -28.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £12.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+11.10% -21.56%

DWDM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

DWDM Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

DWDM
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

DWDM Daily Rate Trend in the North West

DWDM
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DWDM within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
Cumbria - 1 £260 -
DWDM
England

DWDM
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) ATM
1 1 (50.00%) ISDN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Nortel
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (50.00%) Nokia
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) NEC
1 1 (50.00%) 2G
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) xDSL
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (50.00%) ATM
1 1 (50.00%) ISDN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) 2G
1 1 (50.00%) xDSL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Nortel
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (50.00%) Nokia
1 1 (50.00%) NEC