Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 27 July 2017 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 187 210
Rank change year-on-year -6 +23 -2
Contract jobs citing DWDM 8 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.17% 0.16% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.92% 0.99% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
East of England median daily rate £332 £363 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.55% +68.60% -19.25%
10th Percentile £238 £331 £208
90th Percentile £403 £394 £223
England median daily rate £403 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +11.17% +6.62% +19.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £22.00 - -
England median hourly rate £22.00 £40.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year -45.00% -23.81% +52.73%

DWDM is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 873 809 1071
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 18.67% 15.71% 18.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 465 555
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +11.11%
10th Percentile £163 £206 £184
90th Percentile £575 £538 £488
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 62 125
East of England median hourly rate £20.76 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.65% +50.00% -
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.75 £10.81
90th Percentile £43.00 £45.96 £45.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -26.00% +21.95% +8.09%

DWDM
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing DWDM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for DWDM in the East of England

DWDM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DWDM in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for DWDM in the East of England

DWDM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DWDM in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DWDM in the East of England

DWDM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DWDM in the East of England

DWDM
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DWDM within the East of England region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -6 5 £332 -8.55%
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
DWDM
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 East of England region with a requirement for DWDM.

1 4 (50.00%) VPN
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (50.00%) Juniper
1 4 (50.00%) OSPF
1 4 (50.00%) BGP
1 4 (50.00%) Network Management
2 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (37.50%) NetScaler
2 3 (37.50%) SLA
2 3 (37.50%) JNCIS
2 3 (37.50%) Brocade
2 3 (37.50%) VLAN
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) CCDP
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (25.00%) RAD
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) SDH
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft

DWDM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) BGP
1 4 (50.00%) OSPF
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) NetScaler
2 3 (37.50%) VLAN
3 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (25.00%) SDH
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) RIP
4 1 (12.50%) SSL
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) VRRP
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Transmission Planner
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Network Management
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Fault Management
3 2 (25.00%) RAD
3 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCDP
2 3 (37.50%) JNCIS
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) Juniper
2 3 (37.50%) Brocade
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Ciena
3 2 (25.00%) Huawei
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Cramer
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Fujitsu
4 1 (12.50%) HP