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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 65 -
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.23% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £305 £220
% change year-on-year
+14.75% +38.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50
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
150 100 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.20% 11.29% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 56 45
Median daily rate £370 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £279 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 14
Median hourly rate £9.00 £25.88 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.21% +52.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

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