The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 97 - 87
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SDH 2 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.15% - 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.70% - 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £265
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £350 £175
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +100.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
287 267 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 22.08% 21.43% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 154 90
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 24
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.02% +30.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.41 £13.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.90 £50.61 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing SDH as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SDH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for SDH.

1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) DWDM
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei
1 2 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ciena

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DWDM
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) NOC Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Ciena
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei