The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 128 -
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.16% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £344 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SDH
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
383 385 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.91% 14.96% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 199 274
Median daily rate £350 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £248 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 36
Median hourly rate £29.61 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.30% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing SDH as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SDH
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SDH Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SDH
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SDH Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England