The table below looks at the statistics for DWDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DWDM over the 3 months to 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 72 70 63
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing DWDM 3 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.30% 0.78% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.44% 3.36% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £265 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £250 £175
% change year-on-year
+115.00% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £108.75 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
209 238 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.69% 23.17% 25.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 82 65
Average daily rate £338 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.35% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £181 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 7
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.70
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -7.48%

DWDM
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

DWDM Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

DWDM
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

DWDM Daily Rate Trend in Reading

DWDM
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

DWDM Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

DWDM
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (80.00%) SDH
2 2 (40.00%) Sybase
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) IPv6
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) SONET
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Huawei
3 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (20.00%) Infoblox
3 1 (20.00%) WAAS
3 1 (20.00%) FCoE
3 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (20.00%) Multicast

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (80.00%) SDH
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) IPv6
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) SONET
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (20.00%) WAAS
3 1 (20.00%) FCoE
3 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (20.00%) Multicast
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Transmission Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Sybase
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Huawei
2 1 (20.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (20.00%) F5