The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SDH 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.93% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.21% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £290 £270
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £108.75
SDH
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Communications & Networking Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
76 33 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 31.80% 13.92% 28.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 10 34
Average daily rate £390 £280 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -32.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.35 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SDH across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

SDH
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SDH across the Basingstoke region.

SDH Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

SDH
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SDH across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

SDH Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

SDH
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SDH across the Basingstoke region.

SDH Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

SDH
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing SDH also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SDH.

1 7 (100.00%) DWDM
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) Ciena
2 4 (57.14%) Network Planning
2 4 (57.14%) Huawei
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing SDH also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SDH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DWDM
General
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Planning Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Network Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 4 (57.14%) Ciena
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Huawei
1 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy