The first table below looks at the demand for SDH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 23 July 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 Hertfordshire 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - - 70
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £261 £280
% change year-on-year
+14.83% -6.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.00
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
115 102 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.67% 16.69% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 23 51
Average daily rate £275 £333 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.29% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 9
Average hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +103.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £32.75 £31.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
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SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SDH
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SDH Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SDH
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SDH Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire