The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Axios Systems assyst
Rank 42 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing assyst 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.33% 1.38% -
As % of the Business Applications category 20.00% 37.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £215 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.67% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £227 £234
% change year-on-year
+15.54% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 -
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -
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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 Somerset region.

Business Applications Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
40 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 11.63% 3.69% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 5 2
Average daily rate £348 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.37 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+71.52% -43.49%

assyst
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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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 22 September 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 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (92.86%) SC Cleared
2 13 (92.86%) Service Management
3 7 (50.00%) SLA
4 6 (42.86%) Citrix
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
5 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL
6 4 (28.57%) MCP
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (21.43%) SAN
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (21.43%) Internet
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
7 3 (21.43%) HP
7 3 (21.43%) Nortel
7 3 (21.43%) UNIX
7 3 (21.43%) MCSE
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 3 (21.43%) MS Office
7 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
7 3 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (21.43%) MSI
7 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
7 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
7 3 (21.43%) Change Management
7 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
7 3 (21.43%) VMware

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Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (21.43%) MS Exchange
1 3 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
1 3 (21.43%) Nortel Meridian
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MSI
2 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Front Office
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Service Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Support Technician
3 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Technician
4 2 (14.29%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Technician
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Technician
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
1 3 (21.43%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Statistics
3 1 (7.14%) CMDB
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Service Management
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 2 (14.29%) Test Management
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) ITSM
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (92.86%) SC Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) MCP
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (21.43%) MCITP
4 3 (21.43%) MCSE
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (7.14%) ISEB
6 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Altiris
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) Nortel
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Sophos