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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DASS2 over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
353 449 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.50% 14.09% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 253 193
Average daily rate £360 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 20
Average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.55 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £40.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

DASS2
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DASS2 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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