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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SDH 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 3.42% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£310 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £395 £235
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +68.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Newbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
38 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 26.03% 24.60% 31.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 18
Average daily rate £310 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.05% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 11 (84.62%) 4G
1 11 (84.62%) Radio Access Network
2 10 (76.92%) VoLTE
3 9 (69.23%) GPON
3 9 (69.23%) HSPA
3 9 (69.23%) UMTS
3 9 (69.23%) GPRS
3 9 (69.23%) GSM
3 9 (69.23%) CDMA2000
3 9 (69.23%) MPLS
3 9 (69.23%) DSL
3 9 (69.23%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (69.23%) Wireless
3 9 (69.23%) Telecoms
3 9 (69.23%) WiMAX
3 9 (69.23%) Network Planning
4 8 (61.54%) Ericsson
4 8 (61.54%) LTE
5 6 (46.15%) 3G
6 5 (38.46%) 2G
6 5 (38.46%) Back Office
6 5 (38.46%) Huawei
6 5 (38.46%) C
7 4 (30.77%) ATM
7 4 (30.77%) SS7
7 4 (30.77%) Telnet
7 4 (30.77%) Firewall
7 4 (30.77%) VoIP
7 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
7 4 (30.77%) FTP

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) 4G
1 11 (84.62%) Radio Access Network
2 10 (76.92%) VoLTE
3 9 (69.23%) HSPA
3 9 (69.23%) GPON
3 9 (69.23%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (69.23%) Wireless
3 9 (69.23%) WiMAX
3 9 (69.23%) UMTS
3 9 (69.23%) GPRS
3 9 (69.23%) GSM
3 9 (69.23%) CDMA2000
3 9 (69.23%) MPLS
3 9 (69.23%) DSL
4 8 (61.54%) LTE
5 6 (46.15%) 3G
6 5 (38.46%) 2G
7 4 (30.77%) IPsec
7 4 (30.77%) SSH
7 4 (30.77%) SIGTRAN
General
1 9 (69.23%) Telecoms
2 5 (38.46%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Tester
3 1 (7.69%) RAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Network Planning
2 4 (30.77%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Validation
2 4 (30.77%) Test Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Ericsson
2 5 (38.46%) Huawei
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) Actix
5 2 (15.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks