The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 17 34
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - 2.06% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.41% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £248
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
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
41 37 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 32.54% 38.14% 32.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 38
Median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £17.75
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 Guildford

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

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

SDH
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

SDH Daily Rate Trend in Guildford