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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - - 82
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - - 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £385 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +28.33%
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
242 256 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.27% 19.39% 16.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 150 107
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 19
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.80% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £12.27 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £47.87 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

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 25 July 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