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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank - - 49
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - - 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £238 £363 £295
% change year-on-year
-34.48% +22.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
41 68 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 11.68% 14.72% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 35 24
Median daily rate £315 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £125 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £425 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Median hourly rate £43.50 £27.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.18% -37.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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