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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 111 117 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing SDH 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.37% 0.13% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.44% 0.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
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
555 399 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 25.68% 17.87% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 225 213
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 29 29
Median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £14.50 £13.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SDH across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

SDH Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 May 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
Winchester - 4 £350 -
Basingstoke -11 1 £288 -11.53%
SDH
South East

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 17 (89.47%) Telecoms
2 14 (73.68%) DWDM
3 7 (36.84%) Project Management
4 5 (26.32%) Network Planning
4 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
4 5 (26.32%) ATM
4 5 (26.32%) Ethernet
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) Presales
5 4 (21.05%) Capacity Management
5 4 (21.05%) Ciena
5 4 (21.05%) Huawei
5 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco
5 4 (21.05%) Juniper
5 4 (21.05%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 4 (21.05%) MS Office
6 3 (15.79%) VPN
6 3 (15.79%) Packet Switching
6 3 (15.79%) MPLS
7 2 (10.53%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
7 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
7 2 (10.53%) MCSE
7 2 (10.53%) MCSA
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (5.26%) Network Design
8 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis

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 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) DWDM
2 5 (26.32%) ATM
2 5 (26.32%) Ethernet
3 3 (15.79%) MPLS
3 3 (15.79%) Packet Switching
3 3 (15.79%) VPN
General
1 17 (89.47%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Project Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Microwave Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) ICT Manager
4 2 (10.53%) ICT Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Network Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Planning Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Telecoms Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Radio Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Project Management
2 5 (26.32%) Network Planning
2 5 (26.32%) Presales
2 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
3 4 (21.05%) Capacity Management
4 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (10.53%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Network Design
5 1 (5.26%) Release Management
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) MCSA
1 2 (10.53%) MCSE
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PMP
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 4 (21.05%) Ciena
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) Huawei
2 4 (21.05%) Juniper
3 1 (5.26%) Remedy