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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
Rank 610 654 629
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -25
Contract jobs citing AAT 10 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.005% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.099% 0.026% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 6
Median daily rate £425 £145 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+193.10% -63.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £133 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £157 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £145 £375
% change year-on-year
+206.03% -61.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.00 -

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
10143 11402 12009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.51% 20.60% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6394 6881 6800
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 558 563
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.83 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.49% +53.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%

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 3 December 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 11 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 3 December 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 +16 10 £425 +165.62% 5
London - 6 £425 -
South East +28 4 £444 - 1
Windsor - 2 £488 -
Southampton - 2 £245 -
Berkshire - 2 £488 -
Hampshire - 2 £245 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - -

AAT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 22 (52.38%) Unix
2 20 (47.62%) SLA
2 20 (47.62%) SAN
2 20 (47.62%) Root Cause Analysis
3 19 (45.24%) Incident Management
4 16 (38.10%) Oracle
5 14 (33.33%) Finance
5 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
6 13 (30.95%) Linux
7 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 12 (28.57%) BMC
7 12 (28.57%) CA
7 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 12 (28.57%) DB2
7 12 (28.57%) Perl
7 12 (28.57%) SQL
7 12 (28.57%) VB
7 12 (28.57%) Windows
7 12 (28.57%) ITIL
7 12 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (28.57%) Firmware
7 12 (28.57%) Tivoli
7 12 (28.57%) MOM
7 12 (28.57%) Shell Script
7 12 (28.57%) Configuration Management
7 12 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (28.57%) Server Building
7 12 (28.57%) Windows Server

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 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (7.14%) Infor SunSystems
1 3 (7.14%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.38%) Sage 200
3 1 (2.38%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.38%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.38%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 20 (47.62%) SAN
2 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) DB2
1 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Advertising
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Administrator
2 7 (16.67%) Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (14.29%) Solaris Administrator
3 6 (14.29%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 5 (11.90%) Subject Matter Expert
5 4 (9.52%) Accountant
5 4 (9.52%) Financial Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Systems Accountant
6 3 (7.14%) Assistant Accountant
6 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Finance Business Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) IT Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Software Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Unix Administrator
8 1 (2.38%) IT Support
8 1 (2.38%) Management Accountant
8 1 (2.38%) Project Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) REST
1 1 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.38%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 22 (52.38%) Unix
2 13 (30.95%) Linux
3 12 (28.57%) Windows
3 12 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 7 (16.67%) Solaris
5 2 (4.76%) AIX
6 1 (2.38%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Root Cause Analysis
2 19 (45.24%) Incident Management
3 12 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 12 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (28.57%) ITIL
3 12 (28.57%) Server Building
4 11 (26.19%) Mentoring
5 10 (23.81%) Change Management
6 7 (16.67%) ERP
6 7 (16.67%) Operations Management
6 7 (16.67%) Performance Management
7 5 (11.90%) High Availability
7 5 (11.90%) Server Monitoring
8 4 (9.52%) Data Migration
8 4 (9.52%) Migration
9 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
9 3 (7.14%) Email Marketing
9 3 (7.14%) Project Management
9 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) Perl
1 12 (28.57%) Shell Script
1 12 (28.57%) SQL
1 12 (28.57%) VB
2 5 (11.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
3 12 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (21.43%) ACCA
4 9 (21.43%) CIMA
5 6 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (2.38%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (47.62%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.38%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (28.57%) MOM
1 12 (28.57%) Tivoli
2 10 (23.81%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Oracle
2 12 (28.57%) BMC
2 12 (28.57%) CA
3 10 (23.81%) HP
4 7 (16.67%) ServiceNow
5 5 (11.90%) Infor
5 5 (11.90%) NetSuite
6 4 (9.52%) SAP
7 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 3 (7.14%) Sage
8 2 (4.76%) IBM
8 2 (4.76%) Workday
9 1 (2.38%) Cognos
9 1 (2.38%) Epicor
9 1 (2.38%) IBM Sterling
9 1 (2.38%) JD Edwards
9 1 (2.38%) Sun
9 1 (2.38%) webMethods
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