Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 14 December 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 > London
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 608 624 606
Rank change year-on-year +16 -18 -2
Contract jobs citing DWDM 16 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.034% 0.034% 0.040%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.32% 0.29% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 10
London median daily rate £295 £300 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.67% -9.77% -8.28%
10th Percentile £263 £209 £283
90th Percentile £316 £423 £419
England median daily rate £305 £328 £340
% change year-on-year -6.87% -3.68% +0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
London median hourly rate £33.50 - £40.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year - -28.46% -

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,051 5,470 5,943
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.79% 11.51% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,463 3,724 3,907
London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £200 £210 £260
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £404 £400
% change year-on-year +5.20% +1.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 147 151
London median hourly rate £24.00 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.34% - -8.78%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.65 £11.50
90th Percentile £54.63 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -15.56% +7.31%

DWDM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing DWDM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for DWDM in London

DWDM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DWDM in London

DWDM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DWDM in London

DWDM
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DWDM within the London region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. 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
East London - 5 £295 - 2
DWDM
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for DWDM.

1 11 (68.75%) Data Centre
2 10 (62.50%) Ethernet
3 9 (56.25%) Logistics
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) SDH
4 8 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 7 (43.75%) Windows
5 7 (43.75%) Time Management
6 6 (37.50%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (25.00%) Project Management
9 3 (18.75%) MPLS
9 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
9 3 (18.75%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (18.75%) Technical Leadership
10 2 (12.50%) Network Design
10 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (12.50%) BT
10 2 (12.50%) French Language
10 2 (12.50%) Social Media
10 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (12.50%) Finance
11 1 (6.25%) MBA
11 1 (6.25%) Migration
11 1 (6.25%) VMware
11 1 (6.25%) Change Management
11 1 (6.25%) Wireless
11 1 (6.25%) Internet
11 1 (6.25%) Nagios
11 1 (6.25%) WLAN

DWDM
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) Ethernet
2 8 (50.00%) SDH
3 3 (18.75%) MPLS
4 1 (6.25%) BGP
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
4 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) IPsec
4 1 (6.25%) Junos
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) Multicast
4 1 (6.25%) OpenFlow
4 1 (6.25%) OSPF
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) VPLS
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
4 1 (6.25%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) French Language
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Optical Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Account Executive
4 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
1 1 (6.25%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Data Centre
2 6 (37.50%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) Social Media
5 1 (6.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Logistics
2 7 (43.75%) Time Management
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Leadership
5 2 (12.50%) Network Design
5 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (6.25%) B2B
6 1 (6.25%) Benchmarking
6 1 (6.25%) Business Development
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MBA
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Cacti
1 1 (6.25%) Grafana
1 1 (6.25%) Nagios
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) BT
2 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.25%) Arista
3 1 (6.25%) CenturyLink
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Juniper
3 1 (6.25%) NetScout
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) Virgin Media
3 1 (6.25%) VMware