The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 89 -
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - 0.070% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £290 £270
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £108.75
SDH
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
313 305 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.98% 21.36% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 146 96
Average daily rate £388 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £185 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £491 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 14 21
Average hourly rate £43.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.96 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.11 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

SDH
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SDH Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

SDH
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing SDH also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SDH.

1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) 2G
2 3 (75.00%) Huawei
2 3 (75.00%) LTE
2 3 (75.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 3 (75.00%) ATM
2 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (75.00%) Ericsson
2 3 (75.00%) 3G
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) BT
2 3 (75.00%) NEC
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (25.00%) VHDL
4 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (25.00%) SONET

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing SDH also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SDH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) 2G
1 3 (75.00%) 3G
1 3 (75.00%) ATM
1 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (75.00%) LTE
1 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (25.00%) SONET
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Design Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Transmission Design Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Transmission Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IP Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (25.00%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) BT
1 3 (75.00%) Ericsson
1 3 (75.00%) Huawei
1 3 (75.00%) NEC
1 3 (75.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks