The table below looks at the statistics for assyst skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited assyst over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Axios Systems assyst
UK
Rank 579 607 589
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -18
Contract jobs citing assyst 7 15 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.029% 0.061%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.18% 0.36% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 15
Median daily rate £150 £238 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% -40.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £191 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £289 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £241 £384
% change year-on-year
-37.82% -37.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £16.50 £29.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% +123.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £29.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-43.10% +123.07%

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
3909 4167 4859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.77% 8.04% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2451 2468 2761
Median daily rate £450 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 56 38
Median hourly rate £29.00 £35.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.30% +18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £13.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £69.07 £59.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +69.01%

assyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing assyst as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

assyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

assyst
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

assyst
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 19 February 2017.

assyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

assyst
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

assyst
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing assyst within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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 +44 5 £425 +78.94% 1
Shropshire - 3 £425 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £425 - 1
Scotland +28 2 £134 -
Edinburgh +23 2 £134 -
East of England +1 1 - -
South East - 1 - -
Telford - 1 £425 - 1
West Sussex - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

assyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing assyst 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 assyst.

1 10 (62.50%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Incident Management
4 5 (31.25%) Service Management
4 5 (31.25%) MS Office
4 5 (31.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
5 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (18.75%) OSPF
6 3 (18.75%) Remedy
6 3 (18.75%) TACACS
6 3 (18.75%) WAN
6 3 (18.75%) SNMP
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (18.75%) Citrix
6 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
6 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
6 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) MySQL
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 3 (18.75%) Linux

assyst
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco IPT
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco ISE
1 3 (18.75%) NetScaler
1 3 (18.75%) OSPF
1 3 (18.75%) SNMP
1 3 (18.75%) TACACS
1 3 (18.75%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) PABX
2 2 (12.50%) VPN
2 2 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Cabling Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) PABX Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Telephony Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) SOAP
1 3 (18.75%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) CMDB
3 1 (6.25%) Handset
3 1 (6.25%) iPad
3 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 5 (31.25%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) ITSM
4 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) ETL
5 1 (6.25%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (12.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) BladeLogic
3 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Aruba
3 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 3 (18.75%) Remedy
3 3 (18.75%) Riverbed
4 2 (12.50%) Mitel
5 1 (6.25%) BMC
5 1 (6.25%) CA
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) Nokia
5 1 (6.25%) Samsung
5 1 (6.25%) SAP