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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
Rank 614 633 610
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -23
Contract jobs citing AAT 37 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.023% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.12% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 4
Median daily rate £280 £450 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% +78.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £450 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £450 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-37.77% +19.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
11529 10945 10643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.35% 19.17% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7205 6556 6021
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 545 469
Median hourly rate £28.63 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.22% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.69 £51.17 £43.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +31.94%

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 July 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 8 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 July 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
(Click see detailed
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 +7 35 £280 -37.77% 13
North East - 32 £280 -
Tyne and Wear - 32 £280 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 32 £280 -
London - 2 £350 -
City of London - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £175 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £175 -

AAT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 41 (85.42%) Unix
2 35 (72.92%) SAN
3 33 (68.75%) Incident Management
4 32 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 31 (64.58%) SLA
6 27 (56.25%) Linux
7 26 (54.17%) Security Cleared
8 25 (52.08%) Windows
9 24 (50.00%) Perl
9 24 (50.00%) SQL
9 24 (50.00%) VB
9 24 (50.00%) TCP/IP
9 24 (50.00%) CA
9 24 (50.00%) Tivoli
9 24 (50.00%) Shell Script
9 24 (50.00%) Windows Server
10 23 (47.92%) Oracle
11 22 (45.83%) SQL Server
11 22 (45.83%) DB2
11 22 (45.83%) ITIL
11 22 (45.83%) BMC
11 22 (45.83%) HP
11 22 (45.83%) MOM
12 20 (41.67%) Configuration Management
12 20 (41.67%) SC Cleared
13 19 (39.58%) HP SiteScope
13 19 (39.58%) ServiceNow
13 19 (39.58%) Mentoring
13 19 (39.58%) Change Management
14 16 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery

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 14 (29.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (2.08%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.08%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.08%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 35 (72.92%) SAN
2 24 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (45.83%) DB2
1 22 (45.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Administrator
2 11 (22.92%) Solaris Administrator
3 8 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (14.58%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 7 (14.58%) Subject Matter Expert
5 5 (10.42%) Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Accountant
7 2 (4.17%) AIX Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Assistant Accountant
7 2 (4.17%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Systems Accountant
7 2 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Unix Administrator
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) ADO
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.42%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (85.42%) Unix
2 27 (56.25%) Linux
3 25 (52.08%) Windows
4 24 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 14 (29.17%) Solaris
6 7 (14.58%) AIX
7 3 (6.25%) HPUX
8 2 (4.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (68.75%) Incident Management
2 32 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 22 (45.83%) ITIL
4 20 (41.67%) Configuration Management
5 19 (39.58%) Change Management
5 19 (39.58%) Mentoring
6 16 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (33.33%) Server Building
7 14 (29.17%) Operations Management
7 14 (29.17%) Performance Management
8 12 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
9 9 (18.75%) High Availability
9 9 (18.75%) Problem Management
10 3 (6.25%) Data Analysis
11 1 (2.08%) Business Analysis
11 1 (2.08%) Matrix Organization
11 1 (2.08%) Service Delivery
11 1 (2.08%) Software Testing
11 1 (2.08%) Test Management
11 1 (2.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (50.00%) Perl
1 24 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 24 (50.00%) SQL
1 24 (50.00%) VB
2 4 (8.33%) VBA
3 2 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (54.17%) Security Cleared
2 20 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 16 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (8.33%) Degree
5 2 (4.17%) ACCA
5 2 (4.17%) CIMA
6 1 (2.08%) CIPFA
6 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.08%) MCSE
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (64.58%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 16 (33.33%) Firmware
2 2 (4.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 24 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 22 (45.83%) MOM
3 19 (39.58%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 24 (50.00%) CA
2 23 (47.92%) Oracle
3 22 (45.83%) BMC
3 22 (45.83%) HP
4 19 (39.58%) ServiceNow
5 3 (6.25%) IBM
6 2 (4.17%) SAP
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco
7 1 (2.08%) Cognos
7 1 (2.08%) Infor
7 1 (2.08%) Microsoft