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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Axios Systems assyst
Rank 249 236 217
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -19
Contract jobs citing assyst 17 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.023% 0.013%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.56% 0.30% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
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£400 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £113 £413
% change year-on-year
+241.11% -72.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £13.91 £10.76
% change year-on-year
-6.50% +29.22%
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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
664 656 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.77% 7.41% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 318 299
Average daily rate £410 £415 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.20% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 8
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.75 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.17% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £15.00 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £19.65 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-21.73% -39.15%

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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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Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing assyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

assyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 February 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
East Sussex - 8 £425 -
Surrey - - - - 2
Berkshire - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (65.38%) Windows
1 17 (65.38%) Remedy
2 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
4 10 (38.46%) ITIL
4 10 (38.46%) Management Information System
4 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (30.77%) McAfee
6 8 (30.77%) Service Management
6 8 (30.77%) Change Management
6 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
6 8 (30.77%) Web Services
6 8 (30.77%) DevOps
6 8 (30.77%) ITIL V3
6 8 (30.77%) Akamai
6 8 (30.77%) ForgeRock
6 8 (30.77%) Sitecore
6 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
8 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
8 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
9 5 (19.23%) MS Visio
9 5 (19.23%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (19.23%) Content Management
9 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
10 4 (15.38%) Degree

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
2 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
3 3 (11.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.85%) CMS
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) WorkSite
4 1 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 5 (19.23%) MS Visio
3 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (19.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.85%) SaaS
3 1 (3.85%) PaaS
3 1 (3.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.69%) WAN
1 2 (7.69%) Wireless
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.85%) Kerberos
2 1 (3.85%) SNMP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) MPLS
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Legal
1 1 (3.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Support Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) IT Support
4 4 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
5 2 (7.69%) Web Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Web Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Web Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Support
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.85%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Web Services
2 3 (11.54%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (15.38%) CMDB
4 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
5 2 (7.69%) iPad
6 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
6 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
7 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.85%) VMS
8 1 (3.85%) Linux
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 8 (30.77%) Service Management
2 8 (30.77%) Change Management
2 8 (30.77%) ITIL V3
2 8 (30.77%) DevOps
3 5 (19.23%) Content Management
4 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.54%) Data Entry
6 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (7.69%) Migration
6 2 (7.69%) Project Management
7 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.85%) ITSM
7 1 (3.85%) Identity Management
7 1 (3.85%) Workflow
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.85%) Document Management
7 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) Perl
2 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) HP APS
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.85%) Xen
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) vSphere
2 1 (3.85%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Netcool
1 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.85%) WSUS
1 1 (3.85%) HP SIM
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Remedy
2 8 (30.77%) McAfee
2 8 (30.77%) Sitecore
2 8 (30.77%) Akamai
2 8 (30.77%) ForgeRock
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.54%) HP
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
5 2 (7.69%) EMC
5 2 (7.69%) SAP
5 2 (7.69%) Symantec
6 1 (3.85%) Infoblox
6 1 (3.85%) VMware
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco
6 1 (3.85%) BMC
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.85%) webMethods
6 1 (3.85%) NetIQ