The table below looks at the statistics for DWDM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DWDM over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 599 603 627
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +24
Contract jobs citing DWDM 28 34 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.062% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 0.43% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 13
Median daily rate £340 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £430 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £321 £265
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +21.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7611 7835 8312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.17% 14.32% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4574 4599 4756
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 475 451
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

DWDM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

DWDM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DWDM
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DWDM within the UK.

DWDM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DWDM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DWDM within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

DWDM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DWDM
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DWDM within the UK.

DWDM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DWDM
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DWDM within the UK over the 3 months to 5 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
England -7 24 £340 +2.64% 6
South East +19 16 £340 -7.79% 1
Hampshire +19 7 £340 -2.85%
Berkshire +13 7 £315 -18.70% 1
Basingstoke +6 7 £340 +13.33%
London -8 4 £380 +16.92% 4
Reading +6 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £400 -
South West - 2 £400 -
East of England +3 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £450 -
Swindon - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £450 -

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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 with a requirement for DWDM.

1 27 (54.00%) Telecoms
2 24 (48.00%) SDH
3 17 (34.00%) WAN
4 15 (30.00%) Ethernet
5 14 (28.00%) LAN
5 14 (28.00%) Cisco
6 11 (22.00%) Data Centre
7 10 (20.00%) Ciena
7 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 10 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (20.00%) Huawei
7 10 (20.00%) Degree
8 9 (18.00%) Network Design
8 9 (18.00%) VPN
8 9 (18.00%) MS Office
9 8 (16.00%) VoIP
9 8 (16.00%) MPLS
10 7 (14.00%) SLA
10 7 (14.00%) Internet
10 7 (14.00%) PRINCE2
10 7 (14.00%) Service Management
10 7 (14.00%) VLAN
10 7 (14.00%) Time Management
11 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
11 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
11 6 (12.00%) Network Management
11 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (12.00%) Brocade
11 6 (12.00%) Migration
11 6 (12.00%) MS Visio

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills 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 9 (18.00%) MS Office
2 6 (12.00%) MS Visio
3 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (4.00%) Maya
4 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (48.00%) SDH
2 17 (34.00%) WAN
3 15 (30.00%) Ethernet
4 14 (28.00%) LAN
5 10 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (18.00%) VPN
7 8 (16.00%) MPLS
7 8 (16.00%) VoIP
8 7 (14.00%) Internet
8 7 (14.00%) VLAN
9 5 (10.00%) 3G
9 5 (10.00%) 4G
9 5 (10.00%) LTE
9 5 (10.00%) SONET
10 4 (8.00%) BGP
10 4 (8.00%) Firewall
10 4 (8.00%) Radio Access Network
10 4 (8.00%) Wireless
11 3 (6.00%) NAS
11 3 (6.00%) Network Security
General
1 27 (54.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.00%) French Language
4 1 (2.00%) German Language
4 1 (2.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (12.00%) Telecoms Manager
2 6 (12.00%) Transmission Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 5 (10.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Architect
4 4 (8.00%) Field Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Optical Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Data Centre Specialist
5 3 (6.00%) Deployment Specialist
5 3 (6.00%) Design Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) NOC Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) NOC Technician
6 2 (4.00%) EMC Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) NetBackup Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) PMO Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Programme Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.00%) Driving Licence
4 3 (6.00%) EMC Centera
4 3 (6.00%) EMC VMAX
4 3 (6.00%) EMC VNX
5 2 (4.00%) Equities
5 2 (4.00%) Fixed Income
5 2 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (4.00%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.00%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Unix
3 2 (4.00%) Linux
4 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.00%) Mandriva Linux
4 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) Network Design
2 7 (14.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (14.00%) Service Management
2 7 (14.00%) Time Management
3 6 (12.00%) Migration
3 6 (12.00%) Network Management
3 6 (12.00%) Project Management
4 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.00%) Fault Management
5 2 (4.00%) ITIL
5 2 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.00%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (4.00%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (4.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (4.00%) Virtual Team Management
6 1 (2.00%) Boundary Protection
6 1 (2.00%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) Perl
1 2 (4.00%) Python
1 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Degree
2 6 (12.00%) CCNP
2 6 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (6.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (6.00%) CCNA
5 2 (4.00%) OCP
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
5 2 (4.00%) PMP
5 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.00%) CCDP
6 1 (2.00%) CCIE
6 1 (2.00%) CISSP
6 1 (2.00%) JNCIE
6 1 (2.00%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) SRDF
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (6.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.00%) Cacti
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco CME
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Cisco
2 10 (20.00%) Ciena
2 10 (20.00%) Huawei
2 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.00%) Brocade
3 6 (12.00%) Remedy
4 5 (10.00%) BT
4 5 (10.00%) Juniper
5 3 (6.00%) EMC
5 3 (6.00%) Fujitsu
5 3 (6.00%) NetApp
6 2 (4.00%) Hitachi
6 2 (4.00%) Nortel
7 1 (2.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.00%) F5
7 1 (2.00%) Nokia
7 1 (2.00%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.00%) WorldPay
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