The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hemel Hempstead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SDH 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 5.56% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £290 £270
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £108.75
SDH
Hertfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hemel Hempstead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 33.33% 16.44% 19.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 4
Average daily rate £450 £355 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% +20.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

SDH
Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

SDH Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

SDH
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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 4 (100.00%) ATM
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Nortel
2 3 (75.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 3 (75.00%) DWDM
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) 2G
3 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) 3G
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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 4 (100.00%) ATM
2 3 (75.00%) DWDM
3 1 (25.00%) 2G
3 1 (25.00%) 3G
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Designer
1 3 (75.00%) Network Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Circuiting Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Engineer
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 3 (75.00%) Nortel
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia