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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 63 -
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.91% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 13.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £393 £220
% change year-on-year
-29.93% +78.40%
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
117 61 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 16.53% 6.91% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 21 54
Median daily rate £339 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £188 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Median hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -2.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

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