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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 46 -
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.68% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £393 £265
% change year-on-year
-29.93% +48.11%
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
81 53 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 16.88% 12.02% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 42 47
Median daily rate £325 £410 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.73% +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Median hourly rate £41.00 £20.00 £78.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% -74.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.65 £15.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.70 £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

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