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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for DWDM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DWDM over the 6 months to 25 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 186 - 141
Rank change year-on-year - - +99
Contract jobs citing DWDM 7 0 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% - 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.63% - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £363 - -
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £388 - -
75th Percentile £433 - -
90th Percentile £491 - -
Central London median daily rate £388 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £33.75
Median hourly rate - - £36.50
75th Percentile - - £39.25
90th Percentile - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - £36.50

DWDM is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 430 278 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.17% 9.00% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 211 192
10th Percentile £313 £313 £213
25th Percentile £416 £411 £356
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% +11.11% -7.22%
75th Percentile £638 £578 £543
90th Percentile £743 £706 £649
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 5
10th Percentile £25.00 £12.93 £24.72
25th Percentile £26.00 £15.06 £33.75
Median hourly rate £43.00 £27.00 £37.75
Median % change year-on-year +59.26% -28.48% +16.15%
75th Percentile £62.50 £37.75 £51.25
90th Percentile £66.95 - £54.40
Central London median hourly rate £42.25 £21.25 £37.13
% change year-on-year +98.82% -42.76% +19.76%

DWDM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing DWDM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for DWDM in the City of London

DWDM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DWDM in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for DWDM in the City of London

DWDM
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DWDM in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for DWDM in the City of London

DWDM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DWDM in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for DWDM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, IT contractor jobs citing DWDM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for DWDM.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 4 (57.14%) MPLS
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) Network Security
3 4 (57.14%) Palo Alto
4 3 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (42.86%) SD-WAN
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) SSL
4 3 (42.86%) OSPF
4 3 (42.86%) BGP
4 3 (42.86%) Wireless
5 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
5 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 2 (28.57%) SLA
5 2 (28.57%) CCNP
5 2 (28.57%) CCNA
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (28.57%) Network Management
5 2 (28.57%) F5
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
5 2 (28.57%) HSRP

DWDM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) BGP
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
3 3 (42.86%) SD-WAN
3 3 (42.86%) SSL
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
4 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (28.57%) HSRP
4 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (14.29%) LTE
General
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Technical Support
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (14.29%) Cyberattack
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (28.57%) Coaching
2 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
2 2 (28.57%) Network Management
2 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Zero Trust
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 1 (14.29%) CCIE
4 1 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (14.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) NCSC
2 1 (14.29%) NIST
2 1 (14.29%) RMADS
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) Palo Alto
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Draytek
3 2 (28.57%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Meraki
4 1 (14.29%) Aruba
4 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
4 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
4 1 (14.29%) Zscaler