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 1 May 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
1 May 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
476 367 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.25% 11.73% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 178 256
Median daily rate £363 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £227 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 28
Median hourly rate £35.50 £22.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.36% +18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.55 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.23 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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