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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Axios Systems assyst
Rank 392 418 410
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -8
Contract jobs citing assyst 22 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.091% 0.020% 0.043%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.97% 0.23% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £400 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £199 £227 £213
% change year-on-year
-12.51% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 -
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -
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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
2271 2210 2525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.37% 8.76% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1447 1403 1485
Average daily rate £463 £460 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.54% -3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 15
Average hourly rate £28.00 £17.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £20.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £126.50 £31.20 £52.21
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £20.43 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+54.16% -37.13%

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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 1 October 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 1 October 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
City of London - 5 - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 22 (73.33%) ITIL
2 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
3 16 (53.33%) Internet
4 14 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (46.67%) MCSE
4 14 (46.67%) TCP/IP
4 14 (46.67%) Firewall
5 13 (43.33%) GIAC
5 13 (43.33%) Information Security
5 13 (43.33%) CISSP
5 13 (43.33%) Intranet
5 13 (43.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 13 (43.33%) CEH
5 13 (43.33%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (43.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (43.33%) Network Security
5 13 (43.33%) Information Assurance
5 13 (43.33%) Change Control
5 13 (43.33%) Cyber Security
6 12 (40.00%) ISMS
6 12 (40.00%) Law
7 7 (23.33%) Service Management
7 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
7 7 (23.33%) Windows
7 7 (23.33%) Banking
7 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
8 6 (20.00%) MS Office
9 5 (16.67%) SLA
9 5 (16.67%) Change Management
9 5 (16.67%) Finance

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 3 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) Internet
2 14 (46.67%) TCP/IP
2 14 (46.67%) Firewall
3 13 (43.33%) Intranet
3 13 (43.33%) Network Security
4 4 (13.33%) Wireless
5 3 (10.00%) VPN
6 1 (3.33%) SAN
6 1 (3.33%) DNS
6 1 (3.33%) DHCP
6 1 (3.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (40.00%) Law
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
3 5 (16.67%) Finance
4 3 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (6.67%) Legal
5 2 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) Information Specialist
2 12 (40.00%) Product Specialist
2 12 (40.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 12 (40.00%) Product Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) Information Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) Security Specialist
3 3 (10.00%) Change Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (10.00%) Handset
1 3 (10.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (3.33%) NHS
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
1 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) ITIL
2 13 (43.33%) Information Security
2 13 (43.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 13 (43.33%) Penetration Testing
2 13 (43.33%) Information Assurance
2 13 (43.33%) Change Control
2 13 (43.33%) Cyber Security
3 12 (40.00%) ISMS
4 7 (23.33%) Service Management
5 5 (16.67%) Change Management
6 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.00%) ITSM
6 3 (10.00%) Software Deployment
6 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL V2
7 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (46.67%) MCSE
2 13 (43.33%) GIAC
2 13 (43.33%) CISSP
2 13 (43.33%) CEH
3 2 (6.67%) MCSA
3 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (6.67%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.33%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (43.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Terminal Server
2 1 (3.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Remedy
3 2 (6.67%) FrontRange
3 2 (6.67%) Altiris
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle