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 4 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
4 May 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 Glasgow - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £298 £220
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +35.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50
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
100 74 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 14.90% 8.30% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 46 38
Median daily rate £335 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.58% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £122 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £68.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +277.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

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