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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 94 91
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.55% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £250 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £293 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.23% -2.50%
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
237 193 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.29% 13.57% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 113 148
Median daily rate £400 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 13
Median hourly rate £41.00 £18.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.77% -62.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 29 September 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