The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newbury with a requirement for SDH skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Berkshire / Newbury
Rank 15 - 23
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SDH 1 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newbury 1.01% - 4.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% - 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 12
Median daily rate - - £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £279 £363 £295
% change year-on-year -23.10% +22.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SDH is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newbury with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Newbury
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 14 21 116
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury 14.14% 19.44% 45.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 56
Median daily rate £375 £203 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +85.18% -30.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £188 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

SDH
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newbury citing SDH as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for SDH in Newbury

SDH
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SDH in Newbury

SDH
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Newbury region with a requirement for SDH.

1 2 (100.00%) ATM
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) CAD
1 2 (100.00%) GIS
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (50.00%) Military

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury 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%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) ATM
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Geospatial Data
1 2 (100.00%) GIS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Transmission Planner
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CAD
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design