The first table below looks at the demand for SDH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Ipswich 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £215 £255 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.68% -27.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £108.75 - £27.50
Communications & Networking Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 9 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 11.60% 10.23% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 13
Average daily rate £350 £250 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -26.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
SDH
Suffolk

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SDH across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within 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