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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 260 253 230
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -23
Contract jobs citing DWDM 10 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 0.59% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Median daily rate £300 £538 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.18% +102.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £431 £280
% change year-on-year
-24.63% +54.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
1912 1855 1659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.91% 19.85% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1056 891 721
Median daily rate £375 £356 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 104 105
Median hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +61.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £41.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

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 24 May 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
Buckinghamshire +10 3 - -
Berkshire -10 3 £300 -
Hampshire +5 2 £325 -
Surrey - 2 - -
DWDM
England

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 26 (86.67%) SDH
2 21 (70.00%) Telecoms
3 13 (43.33%) ATM
4 12 (40.00%) Cisco
4 12 (40.00%) Huawei
5 10 (33.33%) Ethernet
5 10 (33.33%) Juniper
5 10 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 9 (30.00%) Ciena
7 8 (26.67%) SLA
8 7 (23.33%) WAN
8 7 (23.33%) Nortel
9 6 (20.00%) Network Planning
9 6 (20.00%) MPLS
9 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 5 (16.67%) Presales
10 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (16.67%) VPN
10 5 (16.67%) LAN
11 4 (13.33%) MS Office
11 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
11 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
11 4 (13.33%) Remedy
11 4 (13.33%) Project Management
11 4 (13.33%) Capacity Management
11 4 (13.33%) Network Design
12 3 (10.00%) xDSL
12 3 (10.00%) BGP
12 3 (10.00%) CCIE

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 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 26 (86.67%) SDH
2 13 (43.33%) ATM
3 10 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 7 (23.33%) WAN
5 6 (20.00%) MPLS
6 5 (16.67%) LAN
6 5 (16.67%) VPN
7 3 (10.00%) BGP
7 3 (10.00%) Frame Relay
7 3 (10.00%) VoIP
7 3 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (10.00%) WLAN
7 3 (10.00%) xDSL
8 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (6.67%) DNS
8 2 (6.67%) Junos
8 2 (6.67%) OSPF
8 2 (6.67%) TACACS
8 2 (6.67%) VLAN
8 2 (6.67%) Wireless
General
1 21 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) French Language
2 1 (3.33%) German Language
2 1 (3.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Designer
3 4 (13.33%) Microwave Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Network Designer
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Network Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Network Technical Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Network Design Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Network Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Planning Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Design Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Design Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Network Planning
2 5 (16.67%) Presales
3 4 (13.33%) Capacity Management
3 4 (13.33%) Network Design
3 4 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.67%) Change Management
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Fault Management
4 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.67%) Network Management
5 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) ETL
5 1 (3.33%) Migration
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (10.00%) CCIE
4 2 (6.67%) CCNA
5 1 (3.33%) CCNP
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Cisco
1 12 (40.00%) Huawei
2 10 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 10 (33.33%) Juniper
3 9 (30.00%) Ciena
4 7 (23.33%) Nortel
5 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.33%) Remedy
6 2 (6.67%) Avaya
6 2 (6.67%) Tellabs
7 1 (3.33%) Arqiva
7 1 (3.33%) BT
7 1 (3.33%) Ericsson
7 1 (3.33%) NEC
7 1 (3.33%) NetCracker
7 1 (3.33%) Nokia
7 1 (3.33%) Nokia Networks
7 1 (3.33%) Telindus
7 1 (3.33%) Virgin Media
7 1 (3.33%) ZTE