The table below looks at the statistics for assyst skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited assyst over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Axios Systems assyst
Rank 129 - 109
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing assyst 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% - 0.17%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.29% - 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £384 £120
% change year-on-year
-15.96% +219.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £13.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+123.07% -16.12%
assyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Business Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
131 137 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.14% 5.04% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 74 74
Average daily rate £425 £475 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +13.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £277 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.86 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £17.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+116.90% -49.28%

assyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

assyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

assyst
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

assyst Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

assyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

assyst Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

assyst
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing assyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Edinburgh - 3 - -
assyst
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (60.00%) MCP
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
4 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (20.00%) Service Management
5 1 (20.00%) Process Management
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (20.00%) Broadband
5 1 (20.00%) SLA

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Broadband
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) IT Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (60.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco