Period
to 19 October 2017

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 19 October 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
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 861 866 856
Rank change year-on-year +5 -10 -47
Contract jobs citing assyst 10 33 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.031% 0.029%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.13% 0.38% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 14
UK median daily rate £220 £363 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.31% +18.85% -18.67%
10th Percentile £121 £123 £117
90th Percentile £426 £488 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £140 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -60.00% +16.67% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
UK median hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.00% +31.58% +26.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -48.00% +31.58% +26.67%

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 7992 8694 9311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.04% 8.17% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4691 5181 5191
UK median daily rate £455 £440 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.41% +1.15% +2.35%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 97 131
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% - -20.63%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.23 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.70 £91.80 £50.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.06 £23.00
% change year-on-year +9.74% +8.96% -29.23%

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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 19 October 2017.

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 6 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 19 October 2017. 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 +29 9 £140 -60.00% 5
England +15 6 £300 -33.33% 5
Scotland +21 4 £115 -7.07%
South West +16 4 £300 -40.00% 1
South East +14 1 £140 -59.27%
London +3 1 £470 -

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 with a requirement for assyst.

1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) CRM
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Remedy
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (30.00%) Case Management
3 2 (20.00%) Break/Fix
3 2 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) Time Management
3 2 (20.00%) Java EE
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (20.00%) Spring
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System

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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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) IT Support
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Analyst Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) Java EE
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
1 2 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) CRM
2 3 (30.00%) Case Management
3 2 (20.00%) Break/Fix
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) ISMS
4 1 (10.00%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CEH
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Remedy
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow