The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Reading region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 69 67 72
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing DWDM 1 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.43% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 1.78% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £175 £285
% change year-on-year
+62.85% -38.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
259 225 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.56% 24.04% 37.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 81 96
Average daily rate £338 £273 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.85% -0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £131 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +42.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £17.20 £14.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £37.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
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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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) SDH
2 9 (90.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (80.00%) ATM
4 7 (70.00%) Huawei
5 5 (50.00%) Change Management
6 4 (40.00%) Back Office
6 4 (40.00%) BT
6 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
6 4 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (30.00%) 4G
7 3 (30.00%) 3G
7 3 (30.00%) MPLS
7 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (30.00%) 2G
7 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (30.00%) Fault Management
8 2 (20.00%) SONET
8 2 (20.00%) GSM
8 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (20.00%) NGN
8 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
8 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (10.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 1 (10.00%) Velocent
9 1 (10.00%) SIGTRAN
9 1 (10.00%) GGSN
9 1 (10.00%) SGSN
9 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
9 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (10.00%) ITIL

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) SDH
2 8 (80.00%) ATM
3 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (30.00%) 3G
4 3 (30.00%) 2G
4 3 (30.00%) MPLS
4 3 (30.00%) 4G
5 2 (20.00%) NGN
5 2 (20.00%) SONET
5 2 (20.00%) GSM
6 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (10.00%) DNS
6 1 (10.00%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (10.00%) GGSN
6 1 (10.00%) SGSN
6 1 (10.00%) Network Security
6 1 (10.00%) LTE
6 1 (10.00%) MGW
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (10.00%) LDAP
General
1 9 (90.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (40.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Transmission Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Transmission Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) WAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Change Management
2 4 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (30.00%) Fault Management
4 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Huawei
2 4 (40.00%) BT
3 1 (10.00%) Cramer
3 1 (10.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (10.00%) Velocent
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint