Period
to 22 April 2019

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 22 April 2019 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
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 821 859 818
Rank change year-on-year +38 -41 +32
Contract jobs citing assyst 39 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.029% 0.016%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.61% 0.41% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 10
UK median daily rate £375 £120 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +212.50% -68.00% +67.60%
10th Percentile £239 £108 £137
90th Percentile £498 £301 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £120 £268
% change year-on-year +212.50% -55.14% +67.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 2
UK median hourly rate - £8.39 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -48.21% -44.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £8.39 £16.20
% change year-on-year - -48.21% -44.14%

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 6,371 7,077 7,691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.67% 7.00% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,845 4,159 4,525
UK median daily rate £483 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.58% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £305
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 98 98
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £31.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -20.57% -1.19%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.12 £10.98
90th Percentile £64.45 £55.85 £58.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £31.48
% change year-on-year +75.00% -36.46% -10.71%

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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 22 April 2019.

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 8 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 22 April 2019. 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
England +39 34 £375 +212.50% 1
UK excluding London +11 34 £375 +212.50% 1
Midlands +12 22 £385 - 1
West Midlands +7 22 £385 - 1
Scotland +16 4 £120 +1.05%
South East +12 4 £413 +251.06%
South West - 4 £338 -
London - 4 £350 -

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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 27 (69.23%) JIRA
1 27 (69.23%) Confluence
2 20 (51.28%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (43.59%) Linux
4 17 (43.59%) Problem Management
5 16 (41.03%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (38.46%) ITIL
7 13 (33.33%) Windows
8 12 (30.77%) Atlassian
9 11 (28.21%) RabbitMQ
10 10 (25.64%) Puppet
10 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
10 10 (25.64%) Docker
10 10 (25.64%) DevOps
10 10 (25.64%) Opsview
10 10 (25.64%) PagerDuty
10 10 (25.64%) Elastic Stack
11 9 (23.08%) Service Management
11 9 (23.08%) Configuration Management
11 9 (23.08%) Risk Management
11 9 (23.08%) SQL
12 8 (20.51%) ITSM
13 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
13 7 (17.95%) Unix
14 6 (15.38%) Windows XP
14 6 (15.38%) Java
14 6 (15.38%) SAS
14 6 (15.38%) Remedy

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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 27 (69.23%) Confluence
2 6 (15.38%) SAS
3 3 (7.69%) CMS
3 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (51.28%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.56%) Acrobat
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (41.03%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Internet
2 3 (7.69%) DNS
2 3 (7.69%) SSL
2 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.69%) VPN
3 2 (5.13%) Skype
4 1 (2.56%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 27 (69.23%) JIRA
2 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
3 6 (15.38%) Bitbucket
3 6 (15.38%) GitLab
4 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.56%) ScriptRunner
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Analyst
2 10 (25.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Service Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Data Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (5.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.13%) Developer
7 2 (5.13%) IT Support
7 2 (5.13%) ITSM Developer
7 2 (5.13%) ITSM Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 1 (2.56%) Citrix Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Floorwalker
8 1 (2.56%) IT Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) JIRA Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) RabbitMQ
2 10 (25.64%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (7.69%) HTML
3 3 (7.69%) LDAP
3 3 (7.69%) Web Services
3 3 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (5.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Linux
2 13 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (17.95%) Unix
4 6 (15.38%) Windows 10
4 6 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) Problem Management
3 15 (38.46%) ITIL
4 10 (25.64%) DevOps
5 9 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 9 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 9 (23.08%) Service Management
6 8 (20.51%) ITSM
7 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
8 6 (15.38%) Test Strategy
9 5 (12.82%) Data Ingestion
9 5 (12.82%) Process Improvement
10 4 (10.26%) SIEM
11 3 (7.69%) Change Management
11 3 (7.69%) Contact Management
11 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
11 3 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
11 3 (7.69%) Use Case
11 3 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) Java
3 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.69%) Lua
5 1 (2.56%) Groovy
5 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) CISM
3 3 (7.69%) CISSP
3 3 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.56%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.56%) MCP
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.13%) GxP
3 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Docker
2 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) XenApp
3 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) Opsview
1 10 (25.64%) Puppet
2 6 (15.38%) SCCM
3 3 (7.69%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.56%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Atlassian
2 10 (25.64%) PagerDuty
3 6 (15.38%) Cloudera
3 6 (15.38%) Remedy
4 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.26%) ServiceNow
4 4 (10.26%) Splunk
5 3 (7.69%) Apple
6 1 (2.56%) Adobe
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix