The table below looks at the statistics for DASS2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DASS2 over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 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 Somerset - - -
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 Somerset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 37 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.19% 12.63% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 12
Average daily rate £238 £250 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £475 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £38.00 £14.50 £14.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.06% -0.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £14.00 £14.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £15.00 £15.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%