The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SDH 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.72% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £363 - -
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
Suffolk

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

Communications & Networking Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
30 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 17.24% 9.60% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 12
Median daily rate £363 £250 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £30.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +110.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Ipswich region citing SDH as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

SDH
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

SDH Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

SDH
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

SDH Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

SDH
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 5 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for SDH.

1 5 (100.00%) Nortel
1 5 (100.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 5 (100.00%) DWDM
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) ATM
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Service Design
2 1 (20.00%) BT
2 1 (20.00%) Frame Relay
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) ATM
1 5 (100.00%) DWDM
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) Frame Relay
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Designer
1 5 (100.00%) Network Designer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design
1 1 (20.00%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 5 (100.00%) Nortel
2 1 (20.00%) BT