The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - - 18
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - - 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £233 £280
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -16.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
28 28 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 21.05% 20.29% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 3
Average daily rate £360 £281 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -29.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 8
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SDH across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

SDH
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing SDH also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SDH.

1 6 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 6 (100.00%) Nokia
1 6 (100.00%) 3G
1 6 (100.00%) ATM
1 6 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (100.00%) LTE
1 6 (100.00%) Huawei
1 6 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (83.33%) NEC
2 5 (83.33%) Network Planning
2 5 (83.33%) DWDM
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) BT
4 1 (16.67%) Nortel
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) 2G
4 1 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Ciena
4 1 (16.67%) BT 21CN

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing SDH also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SDH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) 3G
1 6 (100.00%) ATM
1 6 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (100.00%) LTE
1 6 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (83.33%) DWDM
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) 2G
3 1 (16.67%) BT 21CN
General
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Transmission Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Transmission Design Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Network Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 6 (100.00%) Nokia
1 6 (100.00%) Huawei
2 5 (83.33%) NEC
3 2 (33.33%) BT
4 1 (16.67%) Nortel
4 1 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (16.67%) Ciena