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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 57 60
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.45% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.26% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £450 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £240 £348
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
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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
93 57 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.89% 8.64% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 28 34
Average daily rate £324 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.72% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £151 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -25.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

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