The table below looks at the statistics for assyst skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited assyst over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Axios Systems assyst
Rank 567 565 581
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs citing assyst 46 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.037% 0.047%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.91% 0.41% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 7 12
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£400 £229 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.39% -24.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £170 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £520 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £227 £234
% change year-on-year
+43.05% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.50 -

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

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
5062 4616 5459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.80% 8.88% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2786 2441 2716
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 78 81
Average hourly rate £31.16 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.05% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.14 £10.30 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.75 £45.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.03 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+74.73% -44.53%

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Jobs Demand Trend

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

assyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

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Daily Rate Trend

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

assyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

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Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing assyst within the UK over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

assyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

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Hourly Rate Trend

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

assyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

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Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing assyst within the UK over the 3 months to 18 September 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
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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
England -3 43 £400 +74.39% 6
London +9 19 £400 - 1
South West -27 10 £375 +74.67%
Somerset -7 9 £375 +74.67%
South East -3 5 £190 -63.37% 1
City of London - 4 - - 1
Colchester -2 3 £445 -
Essex -8 3 £445 -
East of England -27 3 £445 +256.00%
Scotland - 3 £110 -
West Midlands - - - - 4
Sheffield - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 4
Bristol - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 49 (61.25%) ITIL
2 34 (42.50%) Windows
3 31 (38.75%) Service Management
4 23 (28.75%) Microsoft
5 22 (27.50%) Citrix
6 21 (26.25%) MS Exchange
7 20 (25.00%) Internet
7 20 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 19 (23.75%) Active Directory
9 18 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (22.50%) SC Cleared
9 18 (22.50%) Windows 7
10 17 (21.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (21.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 17 (21.25%) MCSE
11 16 (20.00%) Change Management
12 15 (18.75%) MS Office
13 14 (17.50%) TCP/IP
13 14 (17.50%) Intranet
13 14 (17.50%) Firewall
13 14 (17.50%) Law
14 13 (16.25%) GIAC
14 13 (16.25%) Information Security
14 13 (16.25%) CISSP
14 13 (16.25%) Change Control
14 13 (16.25%) Cyber Security
14 13 (16.25%) Information Assurance
14 13 (16.25%) Network Security
14 13 (16.25%) Ethical Hacking
14 13 (16.25%) CEH

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 21 (26.25%) MS Exchange
2 17 (21.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.50%) Documentum
6 2 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.50%) IIS
6 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.25%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.25%) WorkSite
7 1 (1.25%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 15 (18.75%) MS Office
2 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.00%) Internet
2 14 (17.50%) Firewall
2 14 (17.50%) TCP/IP
2 14 (17.50%) Intranet
3 13 (16.25%) Network Security
4 4 (5.00%) Nortel Meridian
4 4 (5.00%) SAN
5 3 (3.75%) LAN
5 3 (3.75%) Wireless
6 2 (2.50%) VPN
7 1 (1.25%) DNS
7 1 (1.25%) VoIP
7 1 (1.25%) WAN
7 1 (1.25%) DHCP
7 1 (1.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MSI
1 4 (5.00%) Subversion
2 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (17.50%) Law
2 7 (8.75%) Publishing
3 6 (7.50%) Banking
4 5 (6.25%) Legal
5 4 (5.00%) Finance
6 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.50%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.25%) Advertising
8 1 (1.25%) Front Office
8 1 (1.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (47.50%) Analyst
2 12 (15.00%) Security Analyst
2 12 (15.00%) Information Analyst
2 12 (15.00%) Security Specialist
2 12 (15.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 12 (15.00%) Product Analyst
2 12 (15.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 12 (15.00%) Product Specialist
2 12 (15.00%) Information Specialist
3 9 (11.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 8 (10.00%) Problem Manager
5 7 (8.75%) Desktop Support
6 6 (7.50%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Change Manager
7 5 (6.25%) Change Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Support Technician
8 4 (5.00%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) .NET
2 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Blackberry
2 8 (10.00%) CMDB
3 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.50%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.50%) Handset
6 1 (1.25%) Statistics
6 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 34 (42.50%) Windows
2 18 (22.50%) Windows 7
3 17 (21.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.75%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.75%) UNIX
8 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (61.25%) ITIL
2 31 (38.75%) Service Management
3 16 (20.00%) Change Management
4 13 (16.25%) Information Security
4 13 (16.25%) Ethical Hacking
4 13 (16.25%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (16.25%) Information Assurance
4 13 (16.25%) Change Control
4 13 (16.25%) Cyber Security
5 12 (15.00%) ISMS
5 12 (15.00%) ITSM
5 12 (15.00%) Configuration Management
6 9 (11.25%) Problem Management
7 7 (8.75%) Incident Management
7 7 (8.75%) ITIL V3
8 6 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.25%) Asset Management
10 4 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.75%) SQL
2 2 (2.50%) VB
2 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
2 2 (2.50%) ABAP
2 2 (2.50%) VBA
2 2 (2.50%) C#
2 2 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (22.50%) SC Cleared
3 17 (21.25%) MCSE
4 13 (16.25%) CISSP
4 13 (16.25%) GIAC
4 13 (16.25%) CEH
5 10 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (6.25%) MCP
6 5 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (3.75%) Degree
7 3 (3.75%) MCITP
7 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.50%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.50%) MCSA
9 1 (1.25%) ISEB
9 1 (1.25%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (23.75%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.25%) XenApp
3 4 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.25%) Xen
5 1 (1.25%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.25%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (1.25%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.25%) ZENworks
2 1 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (28.75%) Microsoft
2 22 (27.50%) Citrix
3 9 (11.25%) NetApp
4 6 (7.50%) Oracle
4 6 (7.50%) Remedy
4 6 (7.50%) VMware
5 5 (6.25%) Altiris
6 4 (5.00%) SAP
6 4 (5.00%) HP
6 4 (5.00%) EMC
6 4 (5.00%) Nortel
6 4 (5.00%) Serena
7 3 (3.75%) McAfee
8 2 (2.50%) Sophos
9 1 (1.25%) Cisco
9 1 (1.25%) FrontRange
9 1 (1.25%) Wonderware
9 1 (1.25%) Lumension
9 1 (1.25%) Lotus
9 1 (1.25%) CheckPoint
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