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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 44 -
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 1.59% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 13.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £350 £175
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +100.00%
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
92 51 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 19.62% 11.62% 20.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 29 53
Median daily rate £330 £450 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £505 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £39.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

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