Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 184 189
Contract jobs citing DWDM 0 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.066% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.38% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
East of England median daily rate - £438 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +45.83% -13.04%
England median daily rate £300 £340 £339
% change year-on-year -11.76% +0.37% -14.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
East of England median hourly rate - £21.50 -
England median hourly rate - £21.50 -

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 East of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 790 795 791
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.73% 17.62% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 418 370
East of England median daily rate £363 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -6.73% +7.21%
10th Percentile £151 £190 £213
90th Percentile £553 £549 £563
England median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 55 105
East of England median hourly rate £28.00 £34.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.84% +15.00% +21.21%
10th Percentile £12.13 £13.95 £12.35
90th Percentile £49.25 £44.65 £57.50
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +7.32%

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 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