The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - - -
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 £300 £230 £328
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -29.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
104 42 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.25% 6.36% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 22 27
Average daily rate £307 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.54% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £201 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £370 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SDH across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within 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