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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Axios Systems assyst
Rank 562 546 523
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -23
Contract jobs citing assyst 27 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.028% 0.024%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.62% 0.31% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 5
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£425 £125 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+240.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £113 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £300 £450
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £110.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -84.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - -
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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
4335 4195 4126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.59% 8.88% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2630 2318 2117
Average daily rate £445 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 64 83
Average hourly rate £19.00 £32.25 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.08% -10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £15.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £60.53 £56.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

assyst
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
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 19 December 2014.

assyst Daily Rate Histogram 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

assyst
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 19 December 2014. 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
London +18 9 £450 +260.00% 1
West Midlands - - - - 3
East of England - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 35 (50.00%) ITIL
2 28 (40.00%) Windows
3 22 (31.43%) Service Management
4 20 (28.57%) Internet
5 18 (25.71%) Remedy
5 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
6 16 (22.86%) MCSE
6 16 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (20.00%) SLA
7 14 (20.00%) Firewall
7 14 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 13 (18.57%) Information Assurance
8 13 (18.57%) Change Control
8 13 (18.57%) Ethical Hacking
8 13 (18.57%) CEH
8 13 (18.57%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (18.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (18.57%) Network Security
8 13 (18.57%) SC Cleared
8 13 (18.57%) Cyber Security
8 13 (18.57%) Law
8 13 (18.57%) Management Information System
8 13 (18.57%) GIAC
8 13 (18.57%) Information Security
8 13 (18.57%) CISSP
8 13 (18.57%) Intranet
8 13 (18.57%) MS Exchange
8 13 (18.57%) TCP/IP

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 13 (18.57%) MS Exchange
2 12 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.43%) WorkSite
6 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.43%) IIS
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.43%) CMS
6 1 (1.43%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 11 (15.71%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.43%) MS Office
3 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.43%) SaaS
3 1 (1.43%) PaaS
3 1 (1.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.57%) Internet
2 14 (20.00%) Firewall
3 13 (18.57%) Network Security
3 13 (18.57%) Intranet
3 13 (18.57%) TCP/IP
4 7 (10.00%) Wireless
5 6 (8.57%) VPN
6 5 (7.14%) SAN
7 1 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.43%) MPLS
7 1 (1.43%) WAN
7 1 (1.43%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.43%) SNMP
7 1 (1.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (18.57%) Law
2 7 (10.00%) Finance
3 6 (8.57%) Banking
3 6 (8.57%) Financial Institution
3 6 (8.57%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.71%) Publishing
4 4 (5.71%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Advertising
5 1 (1.43%) Front Office
5 1 (1.43%) Back Office
5 1 (1.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 35 (50.00%) Analyst
2 12 (17.14%) Information Analyst
2 12 (17.14%) Security Analyst
2 12 (17.14%) Security Specialist
2 12 (17.14%) Information Security Analyst
2 12 (17.14%) Information Security Specialist
2 12 (17.14%) Product Analyst
2 12 (17.14%) Information Specialist
2 12 (17.14%) Product Specialist
3 11 (15.71%) Service Analyst
4 10 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) Service Manager
6 6 (8.57%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Problem Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Problem Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Incident Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) IT Support
8 3 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.43%) Web Services
2 1 (1.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.43%) Blackberry
3 6 (8.57%) Handset
3 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.57%) Hedge funds
4 5 (7.14%) CMDB
5 1 (1.43%) Statistics
5 1 (1.43%) iPad
5 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (40.00%) Windows
2 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.29%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.29%) UNIX
7 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.43%) Linux
7 1 (1.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.00%) ITIL
2 22 (31.43%) Service Management
3 13 (18.57%) Information Assurance
3 13 (18.57%) Change Control
3 13 (18.57%) Ethical Hacking
3 13 (18.57%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (18.57%) Cyber Security
3 13 (18.57%) Information Security
4 12 (17.14%) ISMS
5 10 (14.29%) Change Management
6 9 (12.86%) Incident Management
7 8 (11.43%) Problem Management
7 8 (11.43%) ITIL V3
7 8 (11.43%) DevOps
7 8 (11.43%) ITSM
7 8 (11.43%) Configuration Management
8 6 (8.57%) Software Deployment
9 5 (7.14%) Migration
9 5 (7.14%) Content Management
9 5 (7.14%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.86%) C#
2 1 (1.43%) Java
2 1 (1.43%) Perl
2 1 (1.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (22.86%) MCSE
1 16 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 13 (18.57%) CEH
3 13 (18.57%) SC Cleared
3 13 (18.57%) GIAC
3 13 (18.57%) CISSP
4 4 (5.71%) Degree
5 3 (4.29%) MCITP
5 3 (4.29%) MCP
6 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.43%) HP APS
7 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.43%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.43%) MCSA
7 1 (1.43%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.00%) SLA
2 13 (18.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (15.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.86%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (2.86%) XenApp
4 1 (1.43%) Xen
4 1 (1.43%) vSphere
4 1 (1.43%) LXC
4 1 (1.43%) Docker
4 1 (1.43%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) WSUS
1 1 (1.43%) HP SIM
1 1 (1.43%) Puppet
1 1 (1.43%) ZENworks
1 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.43%) Netcool
1 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (25.71%) Remedy
1 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.43%) Akamai
2 8 (11.43%) Sitecore
2 8 (11.43%) ForgeRock
2 8 (11.43%) Citrix
3 6 (8.57%) Altiris
3 6 (8.57%) HP
3 6 (8.57%) McAfee
4 4 (5.71%) VMware
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle
5 3 (4.29%) EMC
6 2 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.86%) NetApp
6 2 (2.86%) Symantec
6 2 (2.86%) FrontRange
7 1 (1.43%) Wonderware
7 1 (1.43%) Infoblox
7 1 (1.43%) webMethods
7 1 (1.43%) NetIQ
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