The table below looks at the statistics for DWDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DWDM over the 3 months to 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank - 112 127
Contract jobs citing DWDM 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.12% 0.040%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.14% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £198 £340 £345
% change year-on-year
-41.91% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
DWDM
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
480 264 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.44% 10.87% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 139 219
Median daily rate £363 £315 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £240 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £488 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 25
Median hourly rate £36.50 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.21% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.78 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

DWDM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

DWDM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

DWDM
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

DWDM Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

DWDM
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

DWDM Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

DWDM
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for DWDM.

1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Siemens
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Siemens