The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon - - -
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 £393 £395 £235
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +68.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 Devon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
59 40 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 19.09% 15.21% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 27 17
Average daily rate £300 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -1.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

SDH
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

SDH Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

SDH
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing SDH also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SDH.

1 2 (100.00%) ATM
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) RNC
1 2 (100.00%) WFM
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing SDH also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SDH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) ATM
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) RNC
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Field Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) WFM
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks