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 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 28 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing SDH 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.98% 0.49% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.88% 2.27% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £140 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+132.97% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £175 £290
% change year-on-year
+107.14% -39.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
41 44 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 20.10% 21.57% 21.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 32 20
Average daily rate £400 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £140 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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
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 20 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) DWDM
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Boundary Protection

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) DWDM
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Boundary Protection
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
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