The first table below looks at the demand for SDH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Hampshire region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 116 111 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing SDH 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.048% 0.17% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £383 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £215 £260 £350
% change year-on-year
-17.30% -25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £108.75 - £27.50
Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
414 352 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.97% 20.06% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 190 151
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 62 65
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.57 £13.35 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
SDH
South East

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

SDH
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

SDH Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

SDH
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SDH across the Hampshire region.

SDH Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

SDH
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SDH within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Winchester - - - -
SDH
South East

SDH
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) DWDM
2 2 (66.67%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) IPv6
3 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) Economics
3 1 (33.33%) Huawei
3 1 (33.33%) Business Development
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Communications Security
3 1 (33.33%) Product Management
3 1 (33.33%) xDSL
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 2 (66.67%) DWDM
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) ADSL
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) IPv6
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) xDSL
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Junior
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Junior Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Business Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Communications Security
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
1 1 (33.33%) Huawei