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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Axios Systems assyst
Rank 644 642 595
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -47
Contract jobs citing assyst 9 21 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.036% 0.076%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.20% 0.45% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 32
Median daily rate £350 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £118 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £285 £199
% change year-on-year
+22.80% +43.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £17.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +15.00%

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
4476 4706 5449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.39% 8.11% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2718 2633 3049
Median daily rate £450 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 73 76
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.57 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.31% -31.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.12 £11.30 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £50.80 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+105.71% -45.31%

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

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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 29 September 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

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Top 14 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 29 September 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 +2 6 £363 +16.93%
South East +16 2 £363 +18.85%
Scotland +13 2 £130 +7.21% 1
Edinburgh +11 2 £130 +7.21% 1
East of England +10 2 - -
Hampshire +6 2 £363 -
Essex - 2 - -
Yorkshire +10 1 - -
London -8 1 - -
York - 1 - -
Colchester - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £350 -
Wales - 1 £350 -

assyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 15 (41.67%) Windows
3 14 (38.89%) MS Office
3 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
4 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
5 10 (27.78%) ITIL
5 10 (27.78%) Windows Server
6 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 7 (19.44%) Citrix
7 7 (19.44%) Office 365
8 6 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
8 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
8 6 (16.67%) Cisco
8 6 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
8 6 (16.67%) Internet
8 6 (16.67%) Remedy
8 6 (16.67%) DNS
8 6 (16.67%) Linux
8 6 (16.67%) TACACS
8 6 (16.67%) Change Management
8 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 6 (16.67%) MOS
8 6 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
8 6 (16.67%) Incident Management
8 6 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 6 (16.67%) SCOM
8 6 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (16.67%) NetScaler

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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 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 3 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (8.33%) IIS
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (38.89%) MS Office
2 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.56%) Mingle
4 1 (2.78%) MS Project
4 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Office 365
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) iTunes
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
1 6 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
1 6 (16.67%) DNS
1 6 (16.67%) Internet
1 6 (16.67%) NetScaler
1 6 (16.67%) TACACS
2 4 (11.11%) DHCP
2 4 (11.11%) Firewall
3 3 (8.33%) Intranet
3 3 (8.33%) Skype
3 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.33%) Wireless
4 1 (2.78%) LDAP
4 1 (2.78%) NAS
4 1 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.78%) SAN
4 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
1 4 (11.11%) Law
2 3 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Applications Support
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Specialist
4 4 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Support Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Applications Support Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Information Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Information Security Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Information Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Messaging Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Messaging Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Security Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 6 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 3 (8.33%) CMDB
3 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.33%) Smartphone
4 2 (5.56%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 6 (16.67%) Linux
3 6 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) Change Management
2 6 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 5 (13.89%) Migration
4 4 (11.11%) Change Control
4 4 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 3 (8.33%) Identity Management
5 3 (8.33%) Information Security
5 3 (8.33%) ISMS
5 3 (8.33%) ITSM
5 3 (8.33%) Remediation Plan
6 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.56%) Cutover Planning
6 2 (5.56%) Service Management
6 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) MOS
1 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) XenApp
3 3 (8.33%) ISA Server
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
1 6 (16.67%) SCOM
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) DameWare
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) Citrix
3 6 (16.67%) Cisco
3 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 6 (16.67%) Remedy
4 3 (8.33%) Adobe
5 2 (5.56%) Apple
5 2 (5.56%) Clearswift
5 2 (5.56%) HP
5 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.78%) F5
6 1 (2.78%) NetIQ
6 1 (2.78%) Symantec
6 1 (2.78%) VMware