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 1 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
1 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 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
29 37 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.15% 8.67% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 29 5
Average daily rate £388 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +22.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £18.30 £22.50 £12.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.66% +74.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.46 £11.70 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.14 £33.30 £18.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%