The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the Scotland region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Axios Systems assyst
Rank 127 109 104
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Contract jobs citing assyst 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.99% 1.88% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£121 £136 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.84% -32.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £112 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £136 £261
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £136 £260
% change year-on-year
+157.35% -47.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.50 -
Business Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
201 160 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.31% 6.49% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 68 78
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £165.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.56% -11.53%
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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

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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

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Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing assyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

assyst Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

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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

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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 25 July 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
Glasgow 0 1 £350 +157.35% 1
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Top 29 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (50.00%) MS Office
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Subversion
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
2 4 (40.00%) Serena
2 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (10.00%) Intranet
5 1 (10.00%) SLA
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) MS Access
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (10.00%) MCP
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (40.00%) Change Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) IT Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Development Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Development Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Serena
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft