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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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 £225 - £220
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
35 23 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 16.20% 13.22% 23.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 28
Average daily rate £375 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £80 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £299 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 4
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%