The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for DWDM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DWDM over the 3 months to 22 June 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 66
Contract jobs citing DWDM 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - - 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +43.33% -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 - -

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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 143 214 170
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 24.49% 24.29% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 108 54
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 8
Median hourly rate £19.66 £19.61 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.25% +12.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £10.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £24.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

DWDM
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing DWDM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DWDM in Reading

DWDM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DWDM in Reading

DWDM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DWDM in Reading