Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 839 848 868
Rank change year-on-year +9 +20 -68
Contract jobs citing assyst 9 40 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.037% 0.032%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.12% 0.46% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 17
UK median daily rate £225 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +16.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £123 £119 £112
90th Percentile £423 £488 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £338 £300
% change year-on-year -33.33% +12.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
UK median hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.00% +1.01% +101.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -48.00% +1.01% +101.06%

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 with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 7682 8630 9332
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.03% 7.93% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4432 5123 5156
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £295 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £429 £415 £413
% change year-on-year +3.31% +0.61% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 94 110
UK median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.15% +42.86% -30.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.23 £11.25
90th Percentile £58.33 £69.07 £60.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% +55.56% -31.82%

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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 17 August 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 5 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 17 August 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 +42 9 £225 -33.33% 4
England +35 6 £375 -16.67% 4
South West +5 4 £300 -40.00%
Scotland +37 3 £133 +8.16%
South East +24 2 £450 +33.33% 1

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 (44.44%) Remedy
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Smartphone
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 2 (22.22%) Break/Fix
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Mitel
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (11.11%) BMC
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) Finance

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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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) PABX
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) IT Support
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
2 2 (22.22%) IT Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Support
3 1 (11.11%) Telephony Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Smartphone
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) Break/Fix
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Case Management
3 1 (11.11%) Database Theory
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database Theory
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Remedy
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) BMC
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Mitel
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow