The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 29 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 / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 129 123
Rank change year-on-year +25 -6  
Contract jobs citing assyst 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.11% 0.19% 0.069%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.11% 3.82% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £150 £123 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.44% -60.48%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £126 £334
% change year-on-year +18.81% -62.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Scotland with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 95 131 125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 5.40% 5.05% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 91 60
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +41.81% +57.14%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for assyst in Scotland

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for assyst in Scotland

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Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing assyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 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
Edinburgh +17 2 £150 +22.44%
assyst
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 Scotland region with a requirement for assyst.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) Mitel
2 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) PABX
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) MCP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) PABX
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) LAN Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Telephony Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) WAN Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Cabling Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) IT Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) PABX Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (40.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Mitel