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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing DWDM 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £340 £345
% change year-on-year
-33.82% -1.44%
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
533 521 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.21% 12.41% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 282 247
Median daily rate £375 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £492 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 51 51
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.33 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.67% -22.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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