The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 72 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SDH 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.11% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£440 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
135 72 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.98% 9.90% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 23 16
Average daily rate £423 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £150 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

SDH
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SDH Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SDH
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SDH Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SDH
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) SCADA

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) SCADA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco