The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SDH 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.24% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£473 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £296 £225 £250
% change year-on-year
+31.66% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £108.75 -
SDH
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
64 84 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 13.20% 25.45% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 42 46
Average daily rate £450 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £229 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Average hourly rate £43.75 £24.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.29% -43.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SDH across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

SDH
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SDH across the Gloucestershire region.

SDH Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

SDH
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing SDH also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SDH.

1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Perl
1 7 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 7 (100.00%) STL
1 7 (100.00%) OO
1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 7 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 7 (100.00%) OOD
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) 3G
1 7 (100.00%) 2G
1 7 (100.00%) 2.5G
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Subversion
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby
1 7 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 7 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 7 (100.00%) 4G
1 7 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (28.57%) VCP4
2 2 (28.57%) Release Management
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing SDH also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SDH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) 3G
1 7 (100.00%) 2G
1 7 (100.00%) 2.5G
1 7 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 7 (100.00%) 4G
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 7 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 7 (100.00%) Subversion
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 7 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) OO
1 7 (100.00%) OOD
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Release Management
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Perl
1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby
1 7 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) VCP4