The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 17 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing SDH 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 1.10% 5.38% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £220 £225
% change year-on-year
+34.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £108.75 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Maidenhead region.

Communications & Networking Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 27.47% 26.92% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 17
Average daily rate £398 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Average hourly rate - £24.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

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

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

SDH
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

SDH Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

SDH
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) DWDM
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Economics
1 1 (100.00%) NGN
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) DWDM
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) NGN
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Strategy Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Architecture Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Economics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design