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 7 May 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
7 May 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
28 47 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.93% 10.24% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 35 11
Average daily rate £306 £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.83% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £413 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £35.25 £15.00 £11.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.00% +26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.95 £11.40 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.18 £27.60 £14.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -4.76%