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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Axios Systems assyst
Rank 597 547 551
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +4
Contract jobs citing assyst 11 31 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.066% 0.040%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.29% 0.73% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 13
Average daily rate £238 £398 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.25% +218.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £384 £120
% change year-on-year
-15.96% +219.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £29.00 £15.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.09% -4.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £13.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+123.07% -16.12%
assyst
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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
3749 4269 4244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.94% 9.09% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2259 2531 2267
Average daily rate £438 £438 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 32 56
Average hourly rate £39.27 £30.00 £27.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% +8.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.25 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £63.58 £61.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £18.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+113.88% -52.38%

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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

assyst
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

assyst
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 9 February 2016. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
East of England - 7 - -
London 0 3 £238 -47.22%
North East - 1 £323 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 13 (76.47%) ITIL
2 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
3 11 (64.71%) Workflow
4 10 (58.82%) ITIL V3
5 8 (47.06%) High Availability
5 8 (47.06%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 8 (47.06%) AS400
5 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (47.06%) Knowledge Management
5 8 (47.06%) ISPF
5 8 (47.06%) Problem Management
5 8 (47.06%) IBM Mainframe
5 8 (47.06%) CICS
5 8 (47.06%) COBOL
5 8 (47.06%) DB2
5 8 (47.06%) IBM
5 8 (47.06%) zOS
5 8 (47.06%) MVS
5 8 (47.06%) Tivoli NetView
5 8 (47.06%) JCL
5 8 (47.06%) Mainframe
6 6 (35.29%) Remedy
6 6 (35.29%) Service Management
7 5 (29.41%) Finance
8 4 (23.53%) ITSM
8 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
9 3 (17.65%) Defect Management
9 3 (17.65%) JIRA
9 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (17.65%) Project Management

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8 (47.06%) CICS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) HP UFT
2 2 (11.76%) MSI
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Finance Manager
1 3 (17.65%) Finance Project Manager
1 3 (17.65%) ITSM Project Manager
1 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Incident and Problem Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Incident Manager
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL Incident Manager
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL Manager
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL Problem Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Junior
2 2 (11.76%) Junior Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Mainframe Specialist
2 2 (11.76%) Problem Manager
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) AS400
1 8 (47.06%) IBM Mainframe
1 8 (47.06%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) MVS
1 8 (47.06%) zOS
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) ITIL
2 11 (64.71%) Workflow
3 10 (58.82%) ITIL V3
4 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (47.06%) High Availability
4 8 (47.06%) Knowledge Management
4 8 (47.06%) Problem Management
5 6 (35.29%) Service Management
6 4 (23.53%) ITSM
7 3 (17.65%) Defect Management
7 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
7 3 (17.65%) Project Management
8 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
8 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
8 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Compatibility Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Software Licensing
9 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) COBOL
1 8 (47.06%) JCL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) PMI Certification
2 3 (17.65%) PMP
3 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (11.76%) MCDST
3 2 (11.76%) MCSE
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) ISEB
4 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Tivoli NetView
2 3 (17.65%) Tivoli
3 2 (11.76%) AppDNA
3 2 (11.76%) Control-M
3 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) IBM
2 6 (35.29%) Remedy
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) SAP
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