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 12 September 2014 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank - 128 147
Contract jobs citing DWDM 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.13% 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.97% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £308 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -20.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.09
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
472 412 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.03% 13.88% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 210 189
Average daily rate £320 £305 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.46% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 42 57
Average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £19.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +45.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 12 September 2014. 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
Cheshire - - - - 2
DWDM
England

DWDM
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper