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 30 January 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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
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UK excluding London average daily rate £495 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
25 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 11.52% 12.09% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 10
Average daily rate £245 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £175 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £450 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -36.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £20.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £20.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%