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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 101 98
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - 0.15% 0.064%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.83% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
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
223 240 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 21.40% 17.58% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 138 154
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £246 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 11 21
Median hourly rate £41.00 £20.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% +12.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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