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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 18 19
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead - 1.96% 4.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.71% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £215
% change year-on-year
+18.64% +37.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £108.75
SDH
Berkshire

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
12 35 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 10.00% 34.31% 31.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 25 6
Average daily rate £335 £398 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.72% +28.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £325 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £398 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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