The table below looks at the statistics for DASS2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DASS2 over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 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 Scotland - - -
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 Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
366 301 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.03% 11.81% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 116 141
Average daily rate £340 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £129 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £411 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% +44.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.15 £16.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £29.17 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%