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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 64 -
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.67% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 6.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
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
77 89 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.10% 9.89% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 36 53
Median daily rate £275 £278 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £186 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £475 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £12.35 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+304.85% -29.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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