The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Berkshire / Bracknell
Rank 36 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SDH 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.35% - 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.20% - 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £238 £363 £295
% change year-on-year
-34.48% +22.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
83 42 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 29.23% 14.53% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 15 31
Median daily rate £338 £293 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 £13.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.11% +229.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

SDH
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

SDH Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for SDH.

1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (66.67%) DWDM
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) PMP
2 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (66.67%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team Management
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (33.33%) xDSL
3 1 (33.33%) Project Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) DSL
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) DWDM
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) DSL
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) RIP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) xDSL
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Provisioning Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Programme Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
1 2 (66.67%) PMP
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) CCDA
2 1 (33.33%) CCDP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent