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 28 June 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
28 Jun 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 Devon - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £385 £220
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +75.00%
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 Devon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
37 48 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 16.23% 18.97% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 17
Median daily rate £355 £300 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £396 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% +26.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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