The table below looks at the statistics for SONET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SONET over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SONET 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £180 £354
% change year-on-year
+52.77% -49.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
97 49 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.73% 20.16% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 20 24
Average daily rate £275 £435 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.78% +8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £250 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £510 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.75 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% -16.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

SONET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing SONET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SONET.

1 2 (100.00%) ATM
1 2 (100.00%) ISDN
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) DSL
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) ProxySG
1 2 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Ethereal
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) NetQoS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared

SONET
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing SONET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SONET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) ATM
1 2 (100.00%) ISDN
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) DSL
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 2 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Ethereal
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 2 (100.00%) tcpdump
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Supervisor
2 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Network Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) NetQoS