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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 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
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
18 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.20% 8.78% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 31
Average daily rate £325 £306 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +22.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £163 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.19 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.25% +44.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%