The table below looks at the statistics for assyst skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited assyst over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Axios Systems assyst
Rank 396 413 406
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Contract jobs citing assyst 16 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.066% 0.020% 0.065%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.71% 0.24% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 9
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£400 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £237 £234
% change year-on-year
+58.39% +1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.50 -
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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 London region.

Business Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
2267 2122 2478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.36% 8.57% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1335 1336 1426
Average daily rate £465 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £304 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 16
Average hourly rate £30.82 £16.25 £41.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.66% -60.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.14 £14.20 £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.95 £65.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.03 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+74.73% -14.15%

assyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing assyst across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

assyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

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Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing assyst across the London region.

assyst Daily Rate Trend in London

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Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing assyst across the London region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

assyst Daily Rate Histogram in London

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Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing assyst across the London region.

assyst Hourly Rate Trend in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing assyst within the London region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
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Job
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City of London - 2 £375 -
assyst
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (85.00%) ITIL
2 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (55.00%) MCSE
3 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (55.00%) Internet
3 11 (55.00%) Firewall
4 10 (50.00%) CISSP
4 10 (50.00%) Intranet
4 10 (50.00%) GIAC
4 10 (50.00%) Information Security
4 10 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 10 (50.00%) CEH
4 10 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (50.00%) Network Security
4 10 (50.00%) Information Assurance
4 10 (50.00%) Change Control
4 10 (50.00%) Cyber Security
5 9 (45.00%) Law
5 9 (45.00%) ISMS
6 5 (25.00%) Windows
6 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (25.00%) Change Management
6 5 (25.00%) Banking
6 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (20.00%) MS Office
7 4 (20.00%) Service Management
8 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (15.00%) SLA

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
1 11 (55.00%) Internet
1 11 (55.00%) Firewall
2 10 (50.00%) Intranet
2 10 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (10.00%) Wireless
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (45.00%) Law
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Finance
4 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Security Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Information Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Security Specialist
2 9 (45.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Product Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 9 (45.00%) Product Specialist
2 9 (45.00%) Information Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Change Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Change Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Security Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) NHS
1 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.00%) Handset
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) ITIL
2 10 (50.00%) Information Security
2 10 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 10 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 10 (50.00%) Change Control
2 10 (50.00%) Cyber Security
3 9 (45.00%) ISMS
4 5 (25.00%) Change Management
5 4 (20.00%) Service Management
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL V2
6 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Management
7 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (55.00%) MCSE
2 10 (50.00%) GIAC
2 10 (50.00%) CEH
2 10 (50.00%) CISSP
3 2 (10.00%) MCSA
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (10.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Terminal Server
2 1 (5.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix
2 2 (10.00%) Remedy
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle