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 May 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 May 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 £275 £325 £193
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +68.83%
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
140 93 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 16.89% 10.67% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 61 46
Median daily rate £360 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 19
Median hourly rate £10.50 £22.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.09% +30.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £22.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £28.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

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