The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 124 116 117
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing SDH 1 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.043% 0.51% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 2.15% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £393 £300
% change year-on-year
- +30.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SDH
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
513 605 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.84% 23.59% 25.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 271 221
Median daily rate £350 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £208 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 13
Median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.37 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing SDH as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SDH
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SDH Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SDH
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SDH Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

SDH
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SDH within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell -11 1 - -
SDH
South East

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SDH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SDH.

1 10 (76.92%) Telecoms
2 7 (53.85%) ATM
3 5 (38.46%) DWDM
3 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Amdocs
4 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (23.08%) MS Project
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Nortel
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) CCNA
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) LAN
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
5 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) MPLS
6 1 (7.69%) OSPF
6 1 (7.69%) Remedy
6 1 (7.69%) BGP
6 1 (7.69%) DSL
6 1 (7.69%) EIGRP

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
1 3 (23.08%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) ATM
2 5 (38.46%) DWDM
3 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) MPLS
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) ADSL
4 1 (7.69%) BGP
4 1 (7.69%) DSL
4 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
4 1 (7.69%) Frame Relay
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) OSPF
4 1 (7.69%) RIP
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) xDSL
General
1 10 (76.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Delivery Manager
1 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Designer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Designer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Telecoms Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IP Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IP Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
1 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
1 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) BC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 3 (23.08%) Amdocs
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (23.08%) Nortel
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Ciena
3 1 (7.69%) Remedy
3 1 (7.69%) Tellabs