The first table below looks at the demand for assyst skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited assyst over the 3 months to 11 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 Somerset 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Axios Systems assyst
Rank 43 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing assyst 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.08% 0.52% -
As % of the Business Applications category 24.24% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £136 £260
% change year-on-year
+138.97% -47.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.50 -
Business Applications Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
33 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.59% 2.62% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 3 4
Average daily rate £375 £423 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.24% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £385 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.41 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-7.19% -2.70%
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Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

assyst Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

assyst Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing assyst across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

assyst Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

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Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

assyst Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 8 (88.89%) Service Management
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) Citrix
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
5 4 (44.44%) ITIL
5 4 (44.44%) MCP
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
6 3 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (33.33%) SAN
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (33.33%) Internet
6 3 (33.33%) MSI
6 3 (33.33%) UNIX
6 3 (33.33%) MCSE
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (33.33%) MS Office
6 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (33.33%) HP
6 3 (33.33%) Nortel
6 3 (33.33%) SCCM
6 3 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008

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Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
1 3 (33.33%) Nortel Meridian
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MSI
2 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Front Office
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Support Technician
2 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support Technician
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Technician
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 3 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (22.22%) CMDB
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Service Management
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Management
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) ITSM
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) MCP
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (33.33%) MCITP
4 3 (33.33%) MCSE
5 1 (11.11%) ISEB
5 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Citrix
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Altiris
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) Nortel
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Sophos