Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 15 December 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 187 198
Rank change year-on-year -12 +11 -
Contract jobs citing assyst 10 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.062% 0.068%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.66% 0.68% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
West Midlands median daily rate £304 - £425
10th Percentile £274 - £413
90th Percentile £341 - £438
England median daily rate £305 £300 £388
% change year-on-year +1.67% -22.58% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.42 £12.42 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.32% -
England median hourly rate £12.42 £12.42 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -50.32% +36.99%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 376 444 673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 7.30% 9.15% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 254 354
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.51% -0.59%
10th Percentile £311 £313 £293
90th Percentile £625 £584 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 7
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.75 £32.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.08% +85.71% -41.67%
10th Percentile £16.08 £11.67 £14.70
90th Percentile £37.00 £48.75 £30.20
England median hourly rate £29.75 £20.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year +43.37% -33.06% +6.90%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing assyst as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for assyst in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for assyst in the West Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for assyst in the West Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing assyst within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
Shropshire - 9 £304 -
Birmingham +5 1 - -
assyst
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for assyst.

1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) JIRA
2 5 (50.00%) Confluence
2 5 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (40.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 4 (40.00%) Data Quality
3 4 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (40.00%) MS Access
3 4 (40.00%) Six Sigma
4 3 (30.00%) Remedy
4 3 (30.00%) Perl
4 3 (30.00%) Unix
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Atlassian
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Workshop Facilitation
5 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (20.00%) ITSM
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (20.00%) Service Management
6 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) CRM
6 1 (10.00%) SAS

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Data Quality Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Quality Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 4 (40.00%) Six Sigma
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) ITSM
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Service Management
5 2 (20.00%) Workshop Facilitation
6 1 (10.00%) CRM
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Data Management
6 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (10.00%) DevOps
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Atlassian
1 3 (30.00%) Remedy
2 1 (10.00%) BMC