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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DWDM over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 154 154 135
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs citing DWDM 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.026% 0.053% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.39% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £453 £260 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.03% -9.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £298 £280
% change year-on-year
+9.24% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
597 518 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.31% 13.68% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 245 185
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £201 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 56 33
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

DWDM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing DWDM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DWDM within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Manchester - 1 £453 -
DWDM
England

DWDM
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 North West region with a requirement for DWDM.

1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) PSTN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) PSTN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management