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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Access Signaling System 2 (DASS2)
Rank - 153 -
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
473 456 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.64% 13.64% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 250 300
Median daily rate £350 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 40 27
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.46 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.09% +88.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £15.75 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £49.05 £120.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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