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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 31 -
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough - 0.75% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £240 £348
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.93%
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
84 50 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 28.00% 18.87% 28.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 26 23
Average daily rate £296 £363 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.41% +16.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 11
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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