Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 24 February 2018 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
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 865 839 875
Rank change year-on-year -26 +36 -47
Contract jobs citing assyst 13 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.017% 0.022%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.17% 0.20% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 9
UK median daily rate £140 £375 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -62.67% +57.89% -40.25%
10th Percentile £111 £114 £123
90th Percentile £449 £438 £346
UK excluding London median daily rate £140 £160 £160
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -56.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
UK median hourly rate £8.39 £16.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.15% -31.25% +84.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £8.39 £16.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -49.15% -31.25% +84.62%

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 with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 7,438 8,136 8,686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.39% 8.48% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,412 4,917 4,971
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.41% -2.05%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £650 £625 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 84 122
UK median hourly rate £29.50 £28.25 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.42% -21.53% +27.25%
10th Percentile £10.21 £10.12 £14.04
90th Percentile £50.38 £62.90 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £29.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -12.93% -19.44% +50.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing assyst as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for assyst in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for assyst in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing assyst over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for assyst in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for assyst in the UK

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Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing assyst within the UK over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. 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
UK excluding London +15 13 £140 -12.50% 6
England -26 10 £320 -20.00% 6
Midlands +16 6 - - 2
West Midlands +10 6 - - 1
Scotland -12 3 £110 -15.38%
East of England -15 3 £500 +33.33% 2
South East -10 1 £140 -62.67% 1

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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 with a requirement for assyst.

1 9 (69.23%) Windows
1 9 (69.23%) CRM
2 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) Remedy
3 7 (53.85%) BMC
3 7 (53.85%) ITIL
3 7 (53.85%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (53.85%) ITIL V3
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 2 (15.38%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (15.38%) SLA
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (15.38%) Case Management
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
5 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 2 (15.38%) Spring
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Java EE
6 1 (7.69%) NetSuite
6 1 (7.69%) Lua
6 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.69%) PowerShell

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Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (7.69%) NetSuite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 2 (15.38%) Java Analyst Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) CRM Developer
4 1 (7.69%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) Java EE
1 2 (15.38%) jQuery
1 2 (15.38%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) CRM
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL V3
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Case Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Compliance Management
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Lua
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Remedy
2 7 (53.85%) BMC
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) JD Edwards
4 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow