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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 581 607 584
Rank change year-on-year +26 -23  
Contract jobs citing assyst 2 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.014% 0.043%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.057% 0.18% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 7
Median daily rate - £210 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -41.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £126 £334
% change year-on-year +18.81% -62.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £16.20 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.20 - £13.00

assyst is in the business application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Business Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3531 3946 4229
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.49% 7.99% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2161 2418 2475
Median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 44 39
Median hourly rate £37.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.54% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £9.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £63.16 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.39 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +39.58% +57.14%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing assyst as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for assyst in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing assyst in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for assyst in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing assyst in England.

Contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 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
South East +13 2 - -
assyst
UK

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 across the England region with a requirement for assyst.

1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) Service Management
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) MySQL
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) SOAP
4 3 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) OSPF
4 3 (33.33%) Remedy
4 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (33.33%) Aruba
4 3 (33.33%) Riverbed
4 3 (33.33%) SNMP
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
5 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) ITSM
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) C
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server

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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 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) OSPF
1 3 (33.33%) SNMP
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
3 1 (11.11%) TACACS
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) NOC Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Field Service Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) ITSM Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Monitoring Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) SOAP
1 3 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) CMDB
1 1 (11.11%) Handset
1 1 (11.11%) iPad
1 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITSM
2 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
2 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Database Theory
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) BladeLogic
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Aruba
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) Remedy
3 3 (33.33%) Riverbed
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
5 1 (11.11%) BMC
5 1 (11.11%) CA
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) Nokia
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (11.11%) Samsung