The table below looks at the statistics for SONET 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 SONET over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SONET 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £215
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SONET
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
53 76 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 45.69% 37.25% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 10
Average daily rate £350 £260 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £244 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

SONET
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SONET across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SONET Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

SONET
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing SONET 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 SONET.

1 1 (100.00%) SDH
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) VHDL
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

SONET
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing SONET 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 SONET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SDH
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Hardware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (100.00%) VHDL