The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - - 67
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - - 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £233 £280
% change year-on-year
+41.93% -16.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
95 62 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.45% 10.33% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 31 40
Average daily rate £388 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £152 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 17
Average hourly rate £21.50 £39.25 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.22% -5.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.35 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £46.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SDH
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

SDH Daily Rate Trend in Bristol