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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - - 26
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - - 2.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £265
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £298 £220
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +35.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50
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
60 55 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 43.48% 27.78% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 30 9
Median daily rate £400 £320 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £255 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 1
Median hourly rate £23.00 £37.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.66% +177.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

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