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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 28 29
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough - 0.41% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.67% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £296 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £180.00 -
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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
96 60 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 31.68% 24.59% 34.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 25 35
Average daily rate £325 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Average hourly rate £34.00 £33.75 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -28.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.79 £19.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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