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 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)
Rank - - 42
Contract jobs citing SONET 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - - 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £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
87 49 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 18.71% 11.26% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 27 50
Median daily rate £330 £435 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £570 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Median hourly rate £40.25 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

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