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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 39 36 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing SDH 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.60% 0.73% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.86% 4.76% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SDH
Berkshire

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
70 42 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 20.96% 15.27% 39.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 45
Median daily rate £363 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £174 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -41.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

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 27 September 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 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%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) DWDM
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) PMP
2 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (33.33%) Tellabs
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team Management
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Project Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Ciena
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management

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%) DWDM
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Programme Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Matrix Organization
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Governance
2 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%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Ciena
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) Tellabs