The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 19 19
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury - 4.91% 2.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 13.58% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 4
Average daily rate - £290 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +65.71%
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 Newbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 81 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 24.24% 36.16% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 39 23
Average daily rate £203 £290 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.17% +65.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £165.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

SDH
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

SDH Daily Rate Trend in Newbury