The table below looks at the statistics for Asset Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Asset Management over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Asset Management
Rank 54 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Asset Management 5 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.67% 0.91% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.33% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £205 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.92% +2.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £406
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
536 525 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 71.95% 68.54% 68.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 306 296
Average daily rate £391 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% -87.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

Asset Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Asset Management across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Asset Management Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Asset Management
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Asset Management across the Birmingham region.

Asset Management Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Asset Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Asset Management across the Birmingham region.

Asset Management Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Asset Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Asset Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Asset Management.

1 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
1 6 (42.86%) Middleware
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) IT Asset Management
3 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 4 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (21.43%) Strategic Management
4 3 (21.43%) LANDesk
4 3 (21.43%) VPN
4 3 (21.43%) SLA
4 3 (21.43%) Budget Control
4 3 (21.43%) Software Licensing
5 2 (14.29%) CMDB
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) ITSM
6 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
6 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.14%) PDA
6 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) XenApp
6 1 (7.14%) Windows
6 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) Broadband
6 1 (7.14%) LAN
6 1 (7.14%) VoIP
6 1 (7.14%) WAN
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix

Asset Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Asset Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Asset Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) 3G
2 1 (7.14%) Broadband
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Digital Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Procurement Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) UAT Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) UAT Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
1 6 (42.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) CMDB
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 5 (35.71%) IT Asset Management
3 3 (21.43%) Software Licensing
3 3 (21.43%) Strategic Management
3 3 (21.43%) Budget Control
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (7.14%) ITSM
5 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) LANDesk
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) McAfee