The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £298 £215
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +38.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50
SDH
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 66 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 5.15% 13.78% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 14
Median daily rate £388 £347 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.51% -13.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £419 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £50.00 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%