The table below looks at the statistics for DASS2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DASS2 over the 3 months to 30 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Access Signaling System 2 (DASS2)
Rank - 152 -
Contract jobs citing DASS2 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.030% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.22% -
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
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
384 465 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.78% 14.04% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 232 353
Median daily rate £325 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £189 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 41 35
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +84.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.75 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.19 £42.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

DASS2
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing DASS2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DASS2 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

DASS2
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DASS2 across the South West region.

DASS2 Daily Rate Trend in the South West