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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £385 £330
% change year-on-year
-41.55% +16.66%
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
150 89 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 16.27% 9.69% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 55 66
Median daily rate £360 £418 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.87% +7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £27.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% +25.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £13.48 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £100.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

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