Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 19 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 - 107
Rank change year-on-year - +107 -22
Contract jobs citing SDH 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.24% - 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.24% - 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Reading median daily rate £475 - -
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £315 £293
% change year-on-year +50.79% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 241 367 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.23% 24.97% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 160 202
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £263 £248 £213
90th Percentile £550 £526 £517
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £373
% change year-on-year +3.23% +4.03% +6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 23
Reading median hourly rate £19.00 £29.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.04% +67.14% -
10th Percentile £12.90 £13.13 £11.18
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.65 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year -25.00% -42.40% +78.57%

SDH
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for SDH in Reading

SDH
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SDH in Reading

SDH
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SDH in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 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 Reading region with a requirement for SDH.

1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DOCSIS
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Data Management
1 2 (66.67%) eTOM
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Data Management
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) DWDM

SDH
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (66.67%) DOCSIS
2 1 (33.33%) DWDM
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Designer
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Migration Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Transmission Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Data Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Data Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Data Management
1 2 (66.67%) eTOM
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
1 2 (66.67%) Physical Data Model
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase