The table below looks at the statistics for DWDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DWDM over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
England / South West
Rank - 147 -
Contract jobs citing DWDM 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.13% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £363 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £363 £538
% change year-on-year
+18.62% -32.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 - -

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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
401 433 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.79% 14.47% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 289 195
Median daily rate £352 £363 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.89% -5.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £225 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £438 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 25 33
Median hourly rate £43.50 £25.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.00% -5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.85 £44.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

DWDM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

DWDM
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

DWDM Daily Rate Trend in the South West

DWDM
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

DWDM Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

DWDM
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for DWDM.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Brocade
1 2 (100.00%) Ciena
1 2 (100.00%) BT
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team Management
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (50.00%) VPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) VPLS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Brocade
1 2 (100.00%) BT
1 2 (100.00%) Ciena
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper