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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Axios Systems assyst
Rank 610 637 617
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -20
Contract jobs citing assyst 11 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.015% 0.035%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.26% 0.18% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 8
Median daily rate £375 £312 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.38% -18.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £303 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £320 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £312 £250
% change year-on-year
+20.38% +24.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £24.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +60.00%

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
4247 4561 5190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.57% 8.27% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2663 2576 3039
Median daily rate £450 £438 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 85 40
Median hourly rate £17.50 £33.71 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.08% +53.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £5.00 £17.65 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.38 £52.47 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £38.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-40.25% +102.63%

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 9 December 2016.

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

assyst
Top 13 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 9 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 +7 7 £413 +32.42%
West Midlands - 3 £425 -
Edinburgh - 3 £139 -
Shropshire - 3 £425 -
Scotland - 3 £139 -
London +11 2 £450 -
East of England -1 2 £375 +24.79%
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £375 -
Telford - 1 £425 -
South Wales - 1 £375 -
Wales - 1 £375 -
Essex - 1 £375 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

assyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 12 (44.44%) Windows
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 11 (40.74%) ITIL
3 10 (37.04%) Cisco
4 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
6 7 (25.93%) MS Office
6 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
6 7 (25.93%) Remedy
6 7 (25.93%) Incident Management
7 6 (22.22%) Service Management
7 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
7 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 5 (18.52%) Office 365
8 5 (18.52%) NetScaler
8 5 (18.52%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (18.52%) TACACS
8 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
8 5 (18.52%) Cisco Prime
8 5 (18.52%) Linux
8 5 (18.52%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (18.52%) Cisco IPT
8 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (18.52%) Finance
9 4 (14.81%) Change Management
9 4 (14.81%) ITSM
9 4 (14.81%) Degree
9 4 (14.81%) SQL Server

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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 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 2 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 7 (25.93%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Office 365
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) iTunes
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco IPT
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco ISE
1 5 (18.52%) NetScaler
1 5 (18.52%) TACACS
2 4 (14.81%) DNS
3 3 (11.11%) OSPF
3 3 (11.11%) SNMP
3 3 (11.11%) Wireless
4 2 (7.41%) DHCP
4 2 (7.41%) Skype
4 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) Firewall
5 1 (3.70%) LAN
5 1 (3.70%) NAS
5 1 (3.70%) PABX
5 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.70%) SAN
5 1 (3.70%) VPN
5 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Analyst
1 6 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
1 6 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Exchange Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Messaging Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Messaging Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Migration Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Office 365 Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) SOAP
1 3 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) SailPoint
2 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (11.11%) CMDB
2 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) Smartphone
3 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.70%) Handset
4 1 (3.70%) Replication
4 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 5 (18.52%) Linux
3 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Incident Management
3 6 (22.22%) Service Management
4 4 (14.81%) Change Management
4 4 (14.81%) ITSM
5 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) Identity Management
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.70%) Change Control
7 1 (3.70%) CRM
7 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.70%) ETL
7 1 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (3.70%) Network Management
7 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) C
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.41%) MOS
4 1 (3.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (11.11%) SCCM
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (7.41%) SCOM
4 1 (3.70%) BladeLogic
4 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) Cisco
3 7 (25.93%) Remedy
4 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
5 4 (14.81%) Citrix
6 3 (11.11%) Aruba
6 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 3 (11.11%) Fortinet
6 3 (11.11%) HP
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle
6 3 (11.11%) Riverbed
7 2 (7.41%) Apple
7 2 (7.41%) Clearswift
8 1 (3.70%) BMC
8 1 (3.70%) CA
8 1 (3.70%) F5
8 1 (3.70%) IBM
8 1 (3.70%) Mitel
8 1 (3.70%) Nokia
8 1 (3.70%) VMware