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 1 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Axios Systems assyst
Rank 581 546 560
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +14
Contract jobs citing assyst 19 42 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.082% 0.025%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.46% 0.92% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 36 3
Average daily rate
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£310 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £184 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £419 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £519
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -37.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.25 - £15.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 - £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 - £15.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 - £14.00
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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
4161 4571 4168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.72% 8.93% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2465 2492 2301
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 65 79
Average hourly rate £21.64 £30.82 £17.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.78% +72.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.84 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £31.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.30% +80.00%

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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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -16 10 £305 -0.81%
London -16 5 £700 +75.00%
Yorkshire - 3 £475 -
East of England +2 1 - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 17 (70.83%) Remedy
2 16 (66.67%) ITIL
3 14 (58.33%) Service Management
4 11 (45.83%) ITSM
5 9 (37.50%) Project Management
6 7 (29.17%) Incident Management
7 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 5 (20.83%) SQL
8 5 (20.83%) Change Management
8 5 (20.83%) Finance
8 5 (20.83%) CMDB
8 5 (20.83%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (16.67%) Investment Banking
9 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 4 (16.67%) Banking
9 4 (16.67%) SLA
9 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 4 (16.67%) Control-M
9 4 (16.67%) Internet
10 3 (12.50%) Intranet
10 3 (12.50%) ClearCase
10 3 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (12.50%) SAN
10 3 (12.50%) Mainframe
10 3 (12.50%) HP
10 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
10 3 (12.50%) LAN

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (4.17%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Internet
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) LAN
2 3 (12.50%) WAN
2 3 (12.50%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) Intranet
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) PVCS
1 3 (12.50%) ClearCase
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
2 4 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Back Office
4 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Release Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Problem Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Incident Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Incident & Problem Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Service Management Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Security Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Change Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Report Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Software Packaging
1 1 (4.17%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) CMDB
2 3 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) EPoS
4 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.17%) Hedge funds
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Handset
4 1 (4.17%) Tandem
4 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) UNIX
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
1 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
1 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) ITIL
2 14 (58.33%) Service Management
3 11 (45.83%) ITSM
4 9 (37.50%) Project Management
5 7 (29.17%) Incident Management
6 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 5 (20.83%) Change Management
8 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Software Distribution
9 3 (12.50%) Workflow
10 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
10 2 (8.33%) Release Management
10 2 (8.33%) Workflow Management
10 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
10 2 (8.33%) People Management
10 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
11 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCDST
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Control-M
2 2 (8.33%) Netcool
3 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Remedy
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) HP
3 3 (12.50%) ServiceNow
4 2 (8.33%) EMC
4 2 (8.33%) SAP
4 2 (8.33%) LANDesk
5 1 (4.17%) Altiris
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) Peregrine