The table below looks at the statistics for assyst skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited assyst over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Axios Systems assyst
Rank 527 514 496
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -18
Contract jobs citing assyst 29 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.036% 0.024%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.71% 0.41% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 3
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£400 £125 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £113 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £210 £450
% change year-on-year
+89.28% -53.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4107 3944 3588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.89% 8.87% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2446 2112 1820
Average daily rate £429 £443 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.13% +4.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £554
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 62 57
Average hourly rate £31.50 £30.42 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% -15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £15.30 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £61.15 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-53.70% +0.80%

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Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing assyst across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

assyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

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Daily Rate Trend in England

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

assyst Daily Rate Trend in England

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Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing assyst across the England region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

assyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

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Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing assyst across the England region.

assyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing assyst within the England region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -7 16 £425 +41.66% 4
London +3 8 £450 +260.00% 1
South West - 5 £358 - 3
West Midlands - - - - 3
East of England - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing assyst also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited assyst.

1 30 (44.12%) ITIL
2 28 (41.18%) Windows
3 23 (33.82%) Service Management
4 22 (32.35%) Remedy
5 18 (26.47%) SLA
5 18 (26.47%) Windows 7
6 17 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 17 (25.00%) Internet
7 16 (23.53%) SC Cleared
8 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
8 14 (20.59%) Active Directory
9 13 (19.12%) Management Information System
9 13 (19.12%) MS Excel
10 12 (17.65%) MS Exchange
10 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (16.18%) Blackberry
11 11 (16.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 11 (16.18%) MS Office
11 11 (16.18%) Change Management
11 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (14.71%) ITIL V3
12 10 (14.71%) Wireless
12 10 (14.71%) Firewall
12 10 (14.71%) Incident Management
12 10 (14.71%) Windows XP
13 9 (13.24%) MCSE
13 9 (13.24%) Visual Studio
13 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing assyst also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited assyst. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.47%) CMS
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.47%) WorkSite
3 1 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (19.12%) MS Excel
2 11 (16.18%) MS Office
3 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.47%) SaaS
3 1 (1.47%) PaaS
3 1 (1.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.00%) Internet
2 10 (14.71%) Firewall
2 10 (14.71%) Wireless
3 9 (13.24%) Network Security
3 9 (13.24%) Intranet
3 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
4 8 (11.76%) VPN
5 2 (2.94%) WAN
5 2 (2.94%) SAN
6 1 (1.47%) MPLS
6 1 (1.47%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.47%) SNMP
6 1 (1.47%) DNS
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (13.24%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Law
2 8 (11.76%) Financial Institution
2 8 (11.76%) Banking
2 8 (11.76%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.41%) Legal
4 2 (2.94%) Publishing
5 1 (1.47%) Billing
5 1 (1.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (50.00%) Analyst
2 14 (20.59%) Service Analyst
3 13 (19.12%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (13.24%) Service Manager
5 8 (11.76%) Security Analyst
5 8 (11.76%) Information Analyst
5 8 (11.76%) Security Specialist
5 8 (11.76%) Information Security Analyst
5 8 (11.76%) Product Analyst
5 8 (11.76%) Information Security Specialist
5 8 (11.76%) Product Specialist
5 8 (11.76%) Information Specialist
6 7 (10.29%) Support Analyst
6 7 (10.29%) Support Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) IT Support
8 5 (7.35%) Project Manager
8 5 (7.35%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Incident Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Web Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Problem Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.24%) Web Services
2 1 (1.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Management Information System
2 11 (16.18%) Blackberry
3 8 (11.76%) Handset
3 8 (11.76%) Hedge funds
4 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (7.35%) CMDB
6 2 (2.94%) iPad
7 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 28 (41.18%) Windows
2 18 (26.47%) Windows 7
3 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (14.71%) Windows XP
6 6 (8.82%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.47%) VMS
7 1 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.12%) ITIL
2 23 (33.82%) Service Management
3 11 (16.18%) Change Management
4 10 (14.71%) Incident Management
4 10 (14.71%) ITIL V3
5 9 (13.24%) Change Control
5 9 (13.24%) Information Assurance
5 9 (13.24%) Ethical Hacking
5 9 (13.24%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (13.24%) Information Security
5 9 (13.24%) Cyber Security
5 9 (13.24%) DevOps
6 8 (11.76%) Software Deployment
6 8 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 8 (11.76%) ISMS
7 7 (10.29%) ITSM
8 6 (8.82%) Content Management
9 5 (7.35%) Asset Management
10 4 (5.88%) Migration
10 4 (5.88%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.94%) C#
2 1 (1.47%) Java
2 1 (1.47%) Perl
2 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 9 (13.24%) CISSP
3 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (13.24%) MCSE
3 9 (13.24%) GIAC
3 9 (13.24%) CEH
4 4 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (1.47%) MCSA
5 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.47%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.47%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.47%) SLA
2 9 (13.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (20.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.47%) Xen
4 1 (1.47%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.47%) vSphere
4 1 (1.47%) Docker
4 1 (1.47%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Netcool
1 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.47%) WSUS
1 1 (1.47%) HP SIM
1 1 (1.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (32.35%) Remedy
2 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.24%) McAfee
3 9 (13.24%) Sitecore
3 9 (13.24%) Akamai
3 9 (13.24%) ForgeRock
4 8 (11.76%) Altiris
5 3 (4.41%) VMware
5 3 (4.41%) HP
5 3 (4.41%) Citrix
6 2 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.94%) EMC
6 2 (2.94%) SAP
6 2 (2.94%) FrontRange
6 2 (2.94%) Symantec
7 1 (1.47%) Infoblox
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco
7 1 (1.47%) webMethods
7 1 (1.47%) NetIQ
7 1 (1.47%) BMC
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