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 July 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 Jul 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 the South West - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
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
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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 South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
550 400 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.03% 12.47% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 233 256
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £500 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 30 36
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.46 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +142.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.30 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.19 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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