The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 31 -
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon - 0.93% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £298 £215
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +38.37%
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 Devon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 44 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 12.00% 20.37% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 21
Median daily rate £425 £226 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.84% +19.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Median hourly rate £35.50 £34.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% +161.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Devon region citing SDH as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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