Period
to 24 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 24 October 2020 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +100
Contract jobs citing DWDM 7 0 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.84% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.87% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £495 - -
East of England median daily rate £495 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 89 218 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 23.36% 16.10% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 107 105
Median daily rate £388 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £213 £281 £163
90th Percentile £520 £538 £500
East of England median daily rate £335 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -16.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 22 28
Median hourly rate £50.00 £15.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +217.46% -1.56% -3.03%
Median hourly rate £42.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +165.63% - -36.00%

DWDM
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing DWDM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for DWDM in Hertfordshire

DWDM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DWDM in Hertfordshire.

Daily rate trend for DWDM in Hertfordshire

DWDM
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DWDM within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 October 2020. 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
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £495 - 1
DWDM
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2020, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for DWDM.

1 7 (100.00%) SDH
1 7 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 7 (100.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 7 (100.00%) Nokia
2 6 (85.71%) Validation
2 6 (85.71%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
5 2 (28.57%) Network Design
6 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (14.29%) Fibre Optics
6 1 (14.29%) Project Delivery

DWDM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 7 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 7 (100.00%) SDH
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Design Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Design Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Optical Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Fibre Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Fibre Optics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (85.71%) Validation
2 5 (71.43%) Customer Requirements
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Network Design
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (14.29%) Project Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 7 (100.00%) Nokia