Period
to 30 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for assyst skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited assyst over the 6 months to 30 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Axios Systems assyst
UK > England
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 560 771 838
Rank change year-on-year +211 +67 -14
Contract jobs citing assyst 23 36 24
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.055% 0.043% 0.026%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.74% 0.65% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 6
Median daily rate £400 £385 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +208.00% -71.43%
10th Percentile £86 £272 £108
90th Percentile £543 £498 £481
UK median daily rate £188 £385 £120
% change year-on-year -51.30% +220.83% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 14
Median hourly rate - - £8.39
UK median hourly rate £15.48 - £8.39

assyst is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3,122 5,536 6,426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.51% 6.67% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,905 3,430 3,832
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £713 £669 £663
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £470
% change year-on-year +2.56% +3.72% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 72 94
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.36 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.88% +40.22% -18.33%
10th Percentile £18.25 £11.25 £9.80
90th Percentile £49.13 £63.75 £50.88
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +40.00% -22.48%

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing assyst as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for assyst in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing assyst in England.

Daily rate trend for assyst in England

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Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing assyst in England over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for assyst in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing assyst in England.

Hourly rate trend for assyst in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing assyst within the England region over the 6 months to 30 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Midlands +83 13 £510 +25.93%
West Midlands +60 13 £510 +25.93%
South East +143 8 £209 -49.33%
North of England - 2 £282 -
Yorkshire - 1 £165 -
North West - 1 £400 -
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UK

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing assyst also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for assyst.

1 14 (60.87%) JIRA
1 14 (60.87%) Confluence
2 11 (47.83%) SC Cleared
2 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (43.48%) AWS
4 9 (39.13%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (39.13%) Oracle
4 9 (39.13%) Unix
5 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 8 (34.78%) Dynatrace
5 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database
5 8 (34.78%) AppDynamics
5 8 (34.78%) Azure
5 8 (34.78%) ZABBIX
6 7 (30.43%) SQL
7 6 (26.09%) Windows
7 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
7 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
8 5 (21.74%) Wireless
8 5 (21.74%) ITSM
9 4 (17.39%) Service Management
9 4 (17.39%) Informatica
9 4 (17.39%) SAS
9 4 (17.39%) Mac OS
9 4 (17.39%) SCCM
9 4 (17.39%) Base SAS
9 4 (17.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 4 (17.39%) Process Improvement

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Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 14 (60.87%) Confluence
2 4 (17.39%) SAS
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) AWS
2 8 (34.78%) Azure
3 4 (17.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Wireless
2 4 (17.39%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) VPN
4 2 (8.70%) 3G
4 2 (8.70%) DNS
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall
4 2 (8.70%) LAN
4 2 (8.70%) SAN
4 2 (8.70%) Skype
4 2 (8.70%) WAN
4 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.35%) BGP
5 1 (4.35%) FCAPS
5 1 (4.35%) FCoE
5 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.35%) Intranet
5 1 (4.35%) MPLS
5 1 (4.35%) NGN
5 1 (4.35%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database
2 4 (17.39%) Base SAS
2 4 (17.39%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 4 (17.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (8.70%) Pentaho
4 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
2 2 (8.70%) GitLab
General
1 4 (17.39%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) DBA
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Junior
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared DBA
4 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Junior Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Unix
2 6 (26.09%) Windows
3 4 (17.39%) Mac OS
3 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
4 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
3 5 (21.74%) ITSM
4 4 (17.39%) Process Improvement
4 4 (17.39%) Service Management
4 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) Hardware Maintenance
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.35%) Content Management
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.35%) Network Design
6 1 (4.35%) Network Management
6 1 (4.35%) Release Management
6 1 (4.35%) Software Distribution
6 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) SC Cleared
1 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) CCIE
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) ZABBIX
2 4 (17.39%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (4.35%) Icinga
3 1 (4.35%) Observium
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 8 (34.78%) AppDynamics
2 8 (34.78%) Dynatrace
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) Informatica
4 3 (13.04%) ServiceNow
5 2 (8.70%) Cloudera
5 2 (8.70%) Remedy
6 1 (4.35%) Capita
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco
6 1 (4.35%) Cramer
6 1 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) Infoblox
6 1 (4.35%) VMware