The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 103 121 122
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +1
Contract jobs citing SDH 7 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.38% 0.45% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.53% 1.93% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 1
Median daily rate £340 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £270
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +29.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SDH
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
458 518 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 25.18% 23.57% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 317 257
Median daily rate £360 £400 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £540 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 42 27
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £13.00 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing SDH as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SDH within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +9 7 £340 +13.33%
SDH
South East

SDH
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SDH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for SDH.

1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) VoIP
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) DWDM
1 7 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 7 (100.00%) Network Design
2 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
3 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
3 5 (71.43%) Time Management
4 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) Degree
5 3 (42.86%) MS Office
5 3 (42.86%) Project Management
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (42.86%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (28.57%) Fujitsu
7 1 (14.29%) French Language
7 1 (14.29%) German Language
7 1 (14.29%) Spanish Language

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DWDM
1 7 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) VoIP
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) French Language
2 1 (14.29%) German Language
2 1 (14.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared Project Manager
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms Manager
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 2 (28.57%) PMO Manager
3 2 (28.57%) PMO Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) WAN Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Network Design
2 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
2 5 (71.43%) Time Management
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Fujitsu