Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for SDH skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SDH over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 270
Contract jobs citing SDH 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - - 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median daily rate - - £325
Central London median daily rate - - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

SDH is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 754 970 1102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.53% 14.48% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 740 828
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.12%
10th Percentile £213 £286 £263
90th Percentile £638 £588 £575
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 30
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +7.10% -9.03%
10th Percentile £11.68 £11.50 £14.03
90th Percentile £23.52 £48.63 £30.33
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.74
% change year-on-year -10.53% +7.10% -6.63%

SDH
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SDH as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SDH in the City of London

SDH
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SDH in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SDH in the City of London

SDH
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SDH in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SDH in the City of London