The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 - 53 -
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.21% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
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
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
61 65 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 13.03% 13.37% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 35 59
Median daily rate £325 £400 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +40.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £234 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Median hourly rate £26.00 £28.63 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.17% -28.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £15.75 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £190.00
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 Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing SDH as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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