The table below looks at the statistics for 2.5G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2.5G over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2.5G
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing 2.5G 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £450 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
2.5G
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 14.77% 10.84% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 17
Average daily rate £393 £225 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.44% -45.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £115 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Average hourly rate £45.75 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 - £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%