The first table below looks at the demand for DWDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DWDM over the 3 months to 1 August 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 South East 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 233 224 219
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing DWDM 7 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.076% 0.12% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.64% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Average daily rate
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£175 £175 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £175 £305
% change year-on-year
+93.57% -42.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1708 1558 2029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.61% 18.42% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 692 566
Average daily rate £338 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £462 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 123 192
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.20 £14.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
DWDM
England

DWDM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DWDM across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DWDM within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire -2 5 - -
Hampshire -9 1 £175 -50.00% 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
DWDM
England

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 26 (86.67%) Telecoms
2 24 (80.00%) SDH
3 21 (70.00%) 3G
4 19 (63.33%) Ethernet
5 17 (56.67%) ATM
5 17 (56.67%) Huawei
6 16 (53.33%) LTE
7 14 (46.67%) Radio Access Network
8 13 (43.33%) MPLS
9 12 (40.00%) 2G
10 11 (36.67%) BT
11 10 (33.33%) Nokia
12 9 (30.00%) Ericsson
12 9 (30.00%) Nortel
12 9 (30.00%) BGP
12 9 (30.00%) Network Planning
12 9 (30.00%) NEC
13 7 (23.33%) 4G
13 7 (23.33%) OSPF
13 7 (23.33%) GSM
14 6 (20.00%) Cisco
14 6 (20.00%) SONET
14 6 (20.00%) Network Design
14 6 (20.00%) NGN
14 6 (20.00%) Change Management
14 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
14 6 (20.00%) Network Architecture
14 6 (20.00%) Problem Management
15 5 (16.67%) BT 21CN

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Office
2 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (80.00%) SDH
2 21 (70.00%) 3G
3 19 (63.33%) Ethernet
4 17 (56.67%) ATM
5 16 (53.33%) LTE
6 14 (46.67%) Radio Access Network
7 13 (43.33%) MPLS
8 12 (40.00%) 2G
9 9 (30.00%) BGP
10 7 (23.33%) 4G
10 7 (23.33%) OSPF
10 7 (23.33%) GSM
11 6 (20.00%) SONET
11 6 (20.00%) NGN
12 5 (16.67%) BT 21CN
12 5 (16.67%) VPN
13 4 (13.33%) RSVP
13 4 (13.33%) VRRP
13 4 (13.33%) Network Security
13 4 (13.33%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) MS Access
General
1 26 (86.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.33%) Front Office
3 2 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Design Engineer
1 11 (36.67%) Transmission Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Transmission Design Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Test Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) RAN Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) IP Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Design Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Network Technical Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Transmission Planner
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Design Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) RF Optimisation Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Coordinator
7 1 (3.33%) RF Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Network Planning
2 6 (20.00%) Network Design
2 6 (20.00%) Change Management
2 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 6 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 5 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.67%) Validation
5 2 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL
6 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.33%) PRINCE
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
1 4 (13.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (13.33%) CCNP
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) CCIE
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) OPNET
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Huawei
2 11 (36.67%) BT
3 10 (33.33%) Nokia
4 9 (30.00%) Ericsson
4 9 (30.00%) Nortel
4 9 (30.00%) NEC
5 6 (20.00%) Cisco
6 4 (13.33%) Business Objects
6 4 (13.33%) Juniper
7 3 (10.00%) Fortinet
8 2 (6.67%) Cramer
9 1 (3.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.33%) Telcordia
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