The first table below looks at the demand for assyst skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited assyst over the 3 months to 16 April 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 South West 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Axios Systems assyst
Rank 136 - 143
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing assyst 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% - 0.055%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.69% - 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £198 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £255 £175
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +45.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.31 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.91 £14.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-4.95% -34.97%
Business Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
186 167 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.54% 7.00% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 97 136
Average daily rate £425 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Average hourly rate £15.66 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.54% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £17.50 £19.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.33 £22.40 £38.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
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Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

assyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

assyst Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

assyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Somerset - 4 £195 - 1
assyst
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (100.00%) Service Management
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (80.00%) Altiris
2 4 (80.00%) Nortel Meridian
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Nortel
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 4 (80.00%) MSI
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (40.00%) CMDB
4 2 (40.00%) ITSM
5 1 (20.00%) Sophos
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) MCP
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (80.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Nortel Meridian
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MSI
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Technician
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support Technician
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Support Technician
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (80.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (40.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) Altiris
1 4 (80.00%) Nortel
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Sophos
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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