The table below looks at the statistics for assyst skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited assyst over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Axios Systems assyst
Rank 266 244 234
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -10
Contract jobs citing assyst 10 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.099% 0.022% 0.046%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.42% 0.31% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Average daily rate
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£305 £308 £519
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.81% -40.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £214 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £402 £664
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £519
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -37.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.25 - £15.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 - £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 - £15.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 - £14.00
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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 South East region.

Business Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
702 638 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.97% 6.99% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 311 276
Average daily rate £425 £419 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 8
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +63.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £19.91 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £31.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.30% +80.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

assyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

assyst Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

assyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing assyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
Buckinghamshire -9 6 £305 -28.23%
Hampshire -8 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 12 (100.00%) ITIL
2 9 (75.00%) Remedy
3 7 (58.33%) Service Management
4 5 (41.67%) Change Management
4 5 (41.67%) ITSM
5 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (25.00%) CMDB
5 3 (25.00%) Software Distribution
5 3 (25.00%) ServiceNow
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (25.00%) SAN
5 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
5 3 (25.00%) Intranet
5 3 (25.00%) Internet
5 3 (25.00%) UNIX
5 3 (25.00%) PVCS
5 3 (25.00%) LAN
5 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (25.00%) SLA
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) ClearCase
5 3 (25.00%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) EMC
6 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (16.67%) SAP
6 2 (16.67%) SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
1 3 (25.00%) Intranet
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) PVCS
1 3 (25.00%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (16.67%) Back Office
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Release Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Change Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Report Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Security Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Change Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Change Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (25.00%) CMDB
2 2 (16.67%) EPoS
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Tandem
3 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000
2 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) Service Management
3 5 (41.67%) Change Management
3 5 (41.67%) ITSM
4 3 (25.00%) Software Distribution
4 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 2 (16.67%) Workflow
5 2 (16.67%) Workflow Management
5 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 2 (16.67%) Release Management
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (8.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Netcool
2 1 (8.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Remedy
2 3 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) EMC
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) LANDesk
4 1 (8.33%) Peregrine