The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 46 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing SDH 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.28% 0.26% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.12% 1.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £393 £265
% change year-on-year
-29.93% +48.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SDH
Wiltshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
89 53 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 25.00% 13.73% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 32 29
Median daily rate £360 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -56.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing SDH as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

SDH
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

SDH Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

SDH
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SDH across the Swindon region.

SDH Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

SDH
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 1 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 Swindon region with a requirement for SDH.

1 5 (100.00%) Nortel
1 5 (100.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 5 (100.00%) DWDM
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) ATM
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Service Design
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (20.00%) BT
2 1 (20.00%) Frame Relay
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 5 (100.00%) ATM
1 5 (100.00%) DWDM
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) Frame Relay
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Designer
1 5 (100.00%) Network Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design
1 1 (20.00%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 5 (100.00%) Nortel
2 1 (20.00%) BT