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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Axios Systems assyst
Rank 537 532 508
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -24
Contract jobs citing assyst 27 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.031% 0.015%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.66% 0.35% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 2
Average daily rate
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£395 £125 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+216.00% -69.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £113 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £220 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £113 £413
% change year-on-year
+241.11% -72.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £10.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +44.05%
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
4096 3961 3490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.60% 8.66% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2410 2168 1817
Average daily rate £450 £438 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 49 48
Average hourly rate £30.00 £18.20 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.83% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.95 £59.90 £77.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-21.73% -39.15%

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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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -13 17 £400 +33.33% 2
London -17 6 £425 +240.00%
South West -17 4 £365 -
West Midlands - - - - 3
East of England - - - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 28 (56.00%) Windows
2 21 (42.00%) Remedy
3 17 (34.00%) Windows 7
4 16 (32.00%) ITIL
5 15 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 15 (30.00%) Service Management
6 14 (28.00%) Active Directory
7 12 (24.00%) Blackberry
7 12 (24.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (24.00%) SLA
7 12 (24.00%) MS Office
8 11 (22.00%) Windows XP
8 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
8 11 (22.00%) Internet
8 11 (22.00%) Management Information System
8 11 (22.00%) Wireless
9 10 (20.00%) Finance
9 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (20.00%) Change Management
9 10 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (18.00%) Hedge funds
10 9 (18.00%) Akamai
10 9 (18.00%) Software Deployment
10 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (18.00%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (18.00%) Sitecore
10 9 (18.00%) DevOps
10 9 (18.00%) ForgeRock

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (24.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
3 10 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.00%) WorkSite
5 1 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.00%) CMS
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (24.00%) MS Office
3 5 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.00%) SaaS
3 1 (2.00%) PaaS
3 1 (2.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) Internet
1 11 (22.00%) Wireless
2 9 (18.00%) VPN
3 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.00%) Firewall
5 2 (4.00%) Network Security
5 2 (4.00%) WAN
5 2 (4.00%) SAN
5 2 (4.00%) Intranet
6 1 (2.00%) MPLS
6 1 (2.00%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.00%) SNMP
6 1 (2.00%) DNS
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 9 (18.00%) Banking
2 9 (18.00%) Financial Institution
2 9 (18.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Legal
4 2 (4.00%) Publishing
4 2 (4.00%) Law
5 1 (2.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) Analyst
2 13 (26.00%) Service Analyst
2 13 (26.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Project Manager
4 7 (14.00%) Support Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) IT Support
6 3 (6.00%) Web Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Service Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Security Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.00%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Systems Support
7 2 (4.00%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) Web Services
2 3 (6.00%) Middleware
3 1 (2.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Blackberry
2 11 (22.00%) Management Information System
3 9 (18.00%) Handset
3 9 (18.00%) Hedge funds
4 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (8.00%) CMDB
6 2 (4.00%) iPad
7 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 28 (56.00%) Windows
2 17 (34.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (22.00%) Windows XP
5 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (10.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.00%) VMS
8 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) ITIL
2 15 (30.00%) Service Management
3 10 (20.00%) Change Management
4 9 (18.00%) Incident Management
4 9 (18.00%) Software Deployment
4 9 (18.00%) DevOps
5 8 (16.00%) ITIL V3
6 6 (12.00%) ITSM
6 6 (12.00%) Content Management
7 4 (8.00%) Migration
7 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.00%) Project Management
8 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.00%) Data Entry
9 2 (4.00%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.00%) Supplier Management
9 2 (4.00%) Change Control
9 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (2.00%) Java
2 1 (2.00%) Perl
2 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) Degree
4 2 (4.00%) MCSE
4 2 (4.00%) CISSP
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.00%) GIAC
4 2 (4.00%) CEH
5 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.00%) Xen
4 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.00%) vSphere
4 1 (2.00%) Docker
4 1 (2.00%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Netcool
1 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.00%) WSUS
1 1 (2.00%) HP SIM
1 1 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) Remedy
2 9 (18.00%) Altiris
2 9 (18.00%) Sitecore
2 9 (18.00%) Akamai
2 9 (18.00%) ForgeRock
3 8 (16.00%) McAfee
4 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.00%) HP
5 3 (6.00%) Citrix
5 3 (6.00%) VMware
6 2 (4.00%) FrontRange
6 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (4.00%) EMC
6 2 (4.00%) SAP
6 2 (4.00%) Symantec
7 1 (2.00%) Cisco
7 1 (2.00%) webMethods
7 1 (2.00%) NetIQ
7 1 (2.00%) BMC
7 1 (2.00%) Red Hat