The table below looks at the statistics for DASS2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DASS2 over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Access Signaling System 2 (DASS2)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing DASS2 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
DASS2
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
34 35 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 14.05% 9.75% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 27
Median daily rate £300 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £405 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Median hourly rate £21.75 £20.19 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% -10.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £17.60 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £20.43 £33.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%