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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Axios Systems assyst
Rank 603 576 561
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -15
Contract jobs citing assyst 17 35 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.064% 0.035%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.37% 0.69% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 25 5
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£310 £375 £136
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +175.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £151 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £413 £136
% change year-on-year
-24.84% +203.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £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
4587 5087 4627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.07% 9.31% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2586 2607 2361
Average daily rate £450 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% +4.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 71 75
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.16 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.79% +55.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.05 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.22 £47.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.64% +40.00%

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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 31 July 2015.

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 16 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 31 July 2015. 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 -38 17 £310 -22.50% 2
South East -2 9 £305 -28.23% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 6 £305 -28.23%
Milton Keynes -1 6 £305 -28.23%
City of London -6 4 - -
London -12 4 - -
Yorkshire - 3 £475 -
Leeds - 3 £475 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £475 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
East of England -9 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 - -
Eastleigh - 1 - - 1
Norwich - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 - -

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 20 (57.14%) ITIL
2 16 (45.71%) Remedy
3 15 (42.86%) Service Management
4 11 (31.43%) SQL
5 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 10 (28.57%) Project Management
5 10 (28.57%) Internet
5 10 (28.57%) ITSM
5 10 (28.57%) Incident Management
6 8 (22.86%) Intranet
6 8 (22.86%) Windows
7 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 7 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
8 6 (17.14%) MS Office
8 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
8 6 (17.14%) Windows 7
9 5 (14.29%) Finance
9 5 (14.29%) Replication
9 5 (14.29%) Banking
9 5 (14.29%) Investment Banking
9 5 (14.29%) CMDB
9 5 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (14.29%) Web Services
9 5 (14.29%) IIS
9 5 (14.29%) IBM Notes
9 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 5 (14.29%) Cognos
9 5 (14.29%) Change Management
9 5 (14.29%) Blackberry

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (14.29%) IIS
2 5 (14.29%) IBM Notes
2 5 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.86%) Lync
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Office
2 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) Internet
2 8 (22.86%) Intranet
3 5 (14.29%) Extranet
4 3 (8.57%) Firewall
4 3 (8.57%) LAN
4 3 (8.57%) WAN
4 3 (8.57%) VPN
4 3 (8.57%) SAN
5 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.71%) Wireless
6 1 (2.86%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) PVCS
1 3 (8.57%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
1 5 (14.29%) Banking
1 5 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Support Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Web Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Web Support Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Service Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Release Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Incident Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Problem Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Incident & Problem Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Service Management Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Change Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Report Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Change Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (8.57%) Middleware
2 3 (8.57%) COM
3 1 (2.86%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 5 (14.29%) Replication
1 5 (14.29%) CMDB
2 3 (8.57%) Mainframe
2 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) Handset
3 2 (5.71%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Tandem
4 1 (2.86%) Statistics
4 1 (2.86%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Windows 7
3 4 (11.43%) UNIX
4 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.86%) Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) ITIL
2 15 (42.86%) Service Management
3 10 (28.57%) Project Management
3 10 (28.57%) ITSM
3 10 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 7 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
6 5 (14.29%) Change Management
7 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Software Distribution
8 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.57%) Workflow
9 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
9 2 (5.71%) Release Management
9 2 (5.71%) Workflow Management
9 2 (5.71%) Supplier Management
9 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
9 2 (5.71%) Software Deployment
10 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) MCDST
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) MCP
2 1 (2.86%) MCSE
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Control-M
2 2 (5.71%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) Netcool
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Remedy
2 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.29%) Cognos
3 5 (14.29%) Lotus
4 4 (11.43%) Citrix
5 3 (8.57%) HP
5 3 (8.57%) ServiceNow
6 2 (5.71%) Altiris
6 2 (5.71%) LANDesk
6 2 (5.71%) EMC
7 1 (2.86%) Peregrine
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle
7 1 (2.86%) SAP
7 1 (2.86%) VMware
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