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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - - 55
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - - 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £285
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +22.80%
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
65 84 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 15.48% 16.44% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 45 37
Median daily rate £275 £375 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +22.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £190 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 16
Median hourly rate £19.00 £42.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.29% +109.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £27.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.15 £146.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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