The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 30 23
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough - 0.83% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.70% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £300 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £310
% change year-on-year
- +20.96%
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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
89 54 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 28.90% 22.41% 39.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 25 42
Average daily rate £275 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £131 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

SDH
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

SDH Daily Rate Trend in Slough