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 28 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 20 26
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - 1.94% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.88% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £250 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
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
35 34 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 35.00% 33.01% 32.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 19
Median daily rate £363 £315 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £12.43 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.80% -29.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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