The table below looks at the statistics for SONET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SONET over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)
Rank - 49 45
Contract jobs citing SONET 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.22% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.72% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £325 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate - £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SONET
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
80 58 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 16.91% 12.80% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 42 50
Median daily rate £330 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.51% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £470 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £15.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.70 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

SONET
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing SONET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SONET Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

SONET
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SONET across the Gloucestershire region.

SONET Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire