The table below looks at the statistics for DWDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DWDM over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 229 263 263
Rank change year-on-year
+34 0
Contract jobs citing DWDM 17 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.10% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% 0.56% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 1
Median daily rate £340 £369 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.79% +53.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £321 £265
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +21.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 - -
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1555 1785 1896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.06% 18.71% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 850 963 883
Median daily rate £375 £387 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.10% +10.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 120 111
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% +64.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

DWDM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing DWDM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DWDM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

DWDM
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

DWDM Daily Rate Trend in the South East

DWDM
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

DWDM Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

DWDM
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DWDM within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
Berkshire +16 8 £308 -20.64% 1
Hampshire +21 7 £340 -2.85%
DWDM
England

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 South East region with a requirement for DWDM.

1 19 (86.36%) Telecoms
2 11 (50.00%) SDH
3 10 (45.45%) WAN
3 10 (45.45%) Cisco
4 9 (40.91%) Ethernet
4 9 (40.91%) Degree
5 8 (36.36%) Network Design
5 8 (36.36%) LAN
6 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
6 7 (31.82%) VoIP
6 7 (31.82%) MS Office
6 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2
6 7 (31.82%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (31.82%) Time Management
6 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
7 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
7 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 6 (27.27%) Project Management
7 6 (27.27%) Service Management
8 5 (22.73%) 3G
8 5 (22.73%) LTE
8 5 (22.73%) 4G
9 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
9 4 (18.18%) Driving Licence
9 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
9 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
9 4 (18.18%) SLA

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
2 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
3 2 (9.09%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) SDH
2 10 (45.45%) WAN
3 9 (40.91%) Ethernet
4 8 (36.36%) LAN
5 7 (31.82%) VoIP
5 7 (31.82%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (22.73%) 3G
6 5 (22.73%) 4G
6 5 (22.73%) LTE
7 4 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (9.09%) Internet
8 2 (9.09%) MPLS
9 1 (4.55%) BGP
9 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (4.55%) DAB
9 1 (4.55%) DHCP
9 1 (4.55%) DNS
9 1 (4.55%) Firewall
9 1 (4.55%) OSPF
9 1 (4.55%) VPN
General
1 19 (86.36%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) French Language
2 1 (4.55%) German Language
2 1 (4.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Project Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Telecoms Manager
3 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Data Centre Specialist
4 3 (13.64%) Deployment Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Optical Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) PMO Manager
5 2 (9.09%) PMO Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Programme Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Transmission Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Field Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Firewall Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Programme Manager
6 1 (4.55%) WAN Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Network Design
2 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2
2 7 (31.82%) Time Management
3 6 (27.27%) Project Management
3 6 (27.27%) Service Management
4 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Boundary Protection
6 1 (4.55%) Network Management
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.55%) Project Governance
6 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (13.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
5 2 (9.09%) PMP
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (4.55%) CCDP
6 1 (4.55%) CCNP
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.55%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) Fujitsu
4 2 (9.09%) Remedy
5 1 (4.55%) Brocade
5 1 (4.55%) Ciena
5 1 (4.55%) Huawei
5 1 (4.55%) Juniper
5 1 (4.55%) VMware