The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Axios Systems assyst
England / South West
Rank - - 142
Contract jobs citing assyst 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - - 0.22%
As % of the Business Applications category - - 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £134 £126 £334
% change year-on-year +5.94% -62.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £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 the South West with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 248 189 231
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 9.63% 6.51% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 129 156
Median daily rate £425 £378 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.58% -1.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £548 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £12.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% -21.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £11.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.30 £17.50
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 the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for assyst in the South West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for assyst in the South West