The first table below looks at the demand for SONET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SONET over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Scotland region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)
Rank - - 99
Contract jobs citing SONET 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £150 -
% change year-on-year
+116.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.00
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
364 214 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.45% 8.65% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 106 113
Average daily rate £340 £340 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £158 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £422 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 22
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.25 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.14% -2.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £9.20 £13.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £32.05 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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SONET
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SONET Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SONET
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SONET Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SONET
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SONET Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland