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 23 October 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
23 Oct 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 - £310
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
47 21 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 18.80% 12.73% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 27
Average daily rate £360 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £80 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £428 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 5
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.75 £10.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.95% +179.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £20.75 £9.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.50 £21.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%