The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £245 £375
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -34.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SDH
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
156 148 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 13.60% 14.00% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 60 40
Average daily rate £330 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £238 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £464 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £190.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

SDH
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SDH Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SDH
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SDH across the Buckinghamshire region.

SDH Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SDH
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SDH within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - - - -
SDH
South East