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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 50 -
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 1.55% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 15.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £298 £220
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +35.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50
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
82 46 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 17.94% 10.15% 23.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 19 55
Median daily rate £338 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £310 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Median hourly rate £40.25 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

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