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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)
Rank - 52 -
Contract jobs citing SONET 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.20% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £350 -
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
56 65 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.15% 13.21% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 45 54
Median daily rate £325 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
Median hourly rate £41.75 £15.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.07% -51.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.67 £15.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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