The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - - 71
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - - 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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
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
119 105 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.18% 11.77% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 58 59
Median daily rate £313 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.69% +7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £27.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% +63.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £14.32 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £100.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing SDH as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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