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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Axios Systems assyst
Rank 561 552 511
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -41
Contract jobs citing assyst 15 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.017% 0.017%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.38% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
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£358 £196 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.16% -47.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £113 £255
% change year-on-year
+196.66% -55.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.91 £10.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% +29.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £13.91 £10.76
% change year-on-year
-6.50% +29.22%
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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
3978 4020 3604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.11% 8.42% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2380 2291 1924
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £408 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.29% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 46 63
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.25 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -43.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £14.20 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.62 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-46.96% -12.69%

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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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -12 7 £290 - 1
London +5 4 - - 1
South West -5 3 £373 -
West Midlands -6 1 £450 +32.35% 1
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 21 (53.85%) Windows
2 18 (46.15%) Remedy
3 13 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 12 (30.77%) Service Management
4 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
5 11 (28.21%) ITIL
6 10 (25.64%) SLA
6 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
7 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
7 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (23.08%) Akamai
7 9 (23.08%) Sitecore
7 9 (23.08%) ForgeRock
7 9 (23.08%) DevOps
7 9 (23.08%) Management Information System
7 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 9 (23.08%) Web Services
7 9 (23.08%) Visual Studio
8 8 (20.51%) MS Office
8 8 (20.51%) Windows XP
8 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (20.51%) Blackberry
8 8 (20.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (20.51%) Wireless
8 8 (20.51%) Finance
8 8 (20.51%) Change Management
8 8 (20.51%) Incident Management
9 7 (17.95%) Banking
9 7 (17.95%) Altiris
9 7 (17.95%) Investment Banking

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 8 (20.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 8 (20.51%) MS Office
3 5 (12.82%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) Wireless
2 7 (17.95%) Internet
2 7 (17.95%) VPN
3 2 (5.13%) SAN
3 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.56%) WAN
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Banking
2 7 (17.95%) Investment Banking
2 7 (17.95%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Analyst
2 10 (25.64%) Service Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Project Manager
5 7 (17.95%) Support Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) IT Support
7 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Service Manager
8 3 (7.69%) Web Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Web Support Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Web Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Customer Services Manager
9 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Applications Support
9 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (5.13%) Systems Support
9 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
10 1 (2.56%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) Web Services
2 3 (7.69%) Middleware
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 8 (20.51%) Blackberry
3 7 (17.95%) Hedge funds
3 7 (17.95%) Handset
4 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) CMDB
5 1 (2.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 21 (53.85%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 8 (20.51%) Windows XP
3 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (12.82%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Service Management
2 11 (28.21%) ITIL
3 9 (23.08%) DevOps
4 8 (20.51%) Change Management
4 8 (20.51%) Incident Management
5 7 (17.95%) Software Deployment
6 6 (15.38%) ITIL V3
6 6 (15.38%) Content Management
7 5 (12.82%) ITSM
8 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
8 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
8 4 (10.26%) Migration
8 4 (10.26%) Project Management
9 2 (5.13%) Supplier Management
9 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
9 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.13%) Programme Management
9 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C#
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Netcool
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Remedy
2 9 (23.08%) Sitecore
2 9 (23.08%) Akamai
2 9 (23.08%) ForgeRock
3 7 (17.95%) Altiris
4 6 (15.38%) McAfee
5 2 (5.13%) VMware
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.56%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) EMC
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix
6 1 (2.56%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.56%) SAP
6 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow