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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 145 110 -
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -
Contract jobs citing DWDM 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.032% 0.21% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 1.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £340 £285
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +19.29%
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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
456 266 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.41% 11.16% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 144 172
Median daily rate £350 £320 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £466 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 31
Median hourly rate £36.25 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.25% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.78 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DWDM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
Warwickshire - 1 - -
DWDM
England

DWDM
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 July 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