The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 61 -
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 1.14% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 12.99% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £385 £330
% change year-on-year
-41.55% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SDH
Scotland

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

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
76 77 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.50% 8.76% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 29 58
Median daily rate £275 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.75% -8.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

SDH
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

SDH Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow