The table below looks at the statistics for AAT in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AAT over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
Rank 636 645 595
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -50
Contract jobs citing AAT 20 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.007% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.037% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 1
Median daily rate £260 £363 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.27% +20.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £363 £301
% change year-on-year
-28.27% +20.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11782 10739 10430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.61% 19.45% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7314 6155 6082
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £535 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 547 534
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £49.19 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

AAT
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing AAT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

AAT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

AAT
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AAT within the UK.

AAT Daily Rate Trend in the UK

AAT
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AAT within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

AAT Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

AAT
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AAT within the UK.

AAT Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

AAT
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AAT within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +1 19 £260 -28.27% 8
Tyne and Wear - 19 £260 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 19 £260 - 1
North East - 19 £260 - 1

AAT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing AAT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for AAT.

1 19 (76.00%) Unix
2 15 (60.00%) SAN
2 15 (60.00%) Incident Management
3 14 (56.00%) Linux
4 13 (52.00%) Windows
4 13 (52.00%) SQL
4 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
5 12 (48.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 12 (48.00%) ServiceNow
5 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
5 12 (48.00%) VB
5 12 (48.00%) Perl
5 12 (48.00%) CA
5 12 (48.00%) HP
5 12 (48.00%) TCP/IP
5 12 (48.00%) Tivoli
5 12 (48.00%) Shell Script
6 11 (44.00%) SLA
6 11 (44.00%) Oracle
7 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 10 (40.00%) DB2
7 10 (40.00%) ITIL
7 10 (40.00%) BMC
7 10 (40.00%) Change Management
7 10 (40.00%) MOM
8 9 (36.00%) HP SiteScope
9 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
9 8 (32.00%) Mentoring
9 8 (32.00%) Configuration Management
10 7 (28.00%) Solaris

AAT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) SAN
2 12 (48.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) DB2
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
2 1 (4.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Administrator
2 5 (20.00%) Solaris Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Accountant
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Subject Matter Expert
4 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
4 1 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Accountant
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) ADO
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (8.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Unix
2 14 (56.00%) Linux
3 13 (52.00%) Windows
4 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (28.00%) Solaris
6 5 (20.00%) AIX
7 2 (8.00%) HPUX
7 2 (8.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 12 (48.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (40.00%) Change Management
3 10 (40.00%) ITIL
4 8 (32.00%) Configuration Management
4 8 (32.00%) Mentoring
5 7 (28.00%) Operations Management
5 7 (28.00%) Performance Management
5 7 (28.00%) Problem Management
5 7 (28.00%) Server Monitoring
6 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (16.00%) High Availability
6 4 (16.00%) Server Building
7 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.00%) Migration
7 2 (8.00%) Project Management
8 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
8 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.00%) Test Management
8 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 12 (48.00%) Perl
2 12 (48.00%) Shell Script
2 12 (48.00%) VB
3 2 (8.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (12.00%) ACCA
4 3 (12.00%) CIMA
5 2 (8.00%) Degree
6 1 (4.00%) CIPFA
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (4.00%) MCSE
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Firmware
2 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) Tivoli
2 10 (40.00%) MOM
3 9 (36.00%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) CA
1 12 (48.00%) HP
1 12 (48.00%) ServiceNow
2 11 (44.00%) Oracle
3 10 (40.00%) BMC
4 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 2 (8.00%) SAP
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
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