The table below looks at the statistics for DASS2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DASS2 over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Access Signaling System 2 (DASS2)
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Contract jobs citing DASS2 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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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 England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7189 6584 6345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.45% 13.75% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4112 3611 3310
Average daily rate £363 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 369 498
Average hourly rate £22.11 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.00%

DASS2
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DASS2 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DASS2 Jobs Demand Trend in England

DASS2
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DASS2 across the England region.

DASS2 Daily Rate Trend in England