Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 24 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)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 165 182
Rank change year-on-year +9 +17 -6
Contract jobs citing SDH 7 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.20% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.83% 0.79% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
Hampshire median daily rate £350 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -9.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £303 £333 £339
90th Percentile £433 £345 £397
South East median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +37.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 Hampshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 848 881 926
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 23.83% 22.63% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 550 549
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £263
90th Percentile £500 £501 £498
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 68 93
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £32.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +6.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.50 £11.74
90th Percentile £46.05 £59.31 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +25.10%

SDH
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing SDH as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for SDH in Hampshire

SDH
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SDH in Hampshire

SDH
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SDH in Hampshire

SDH
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SDH within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -26 7 £350 +2.94%
SDH
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for SDH.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (100.00%) VoIP
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) DWDM
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
1 7 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Intranet
3 1 (14.29%) LAN

SDH
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DWDM
1 7 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 7 (100.00%) VoIP
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (14.29%) Intranet
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
General
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Project Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Programme Manager
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) WAN Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft