The table below looks at the statistics for Asset Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Asset Management over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Asset Management
Rank 132 76 111
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +35
Contract jobs citing Asset Management 16 59 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 2.08% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 2.88% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 35 1
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£425 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £398
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £9.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
Asset Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2697 2048 1649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 74.77% 72.27% 70.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1464 1047 809
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 128 80
Average hourly rate £41.00 £31.56 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.93% +14.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.58 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Asset Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Asset Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Asset Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Asset Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Asset Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Asset Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Asset Management Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Asset Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Asset Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Asset Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Asset Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -37 10 £525 +76.47% 2
Cheshire -16 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 £350 -
Lancashire -7 1 £335 -33.66% 1
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
Asset Management
England

Asset Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 15 (36.59%) Finance
2 11 (26.83%) SQL
3 8 (19.51%) SAP
3 8 (19.51%) Maximo
3 8 (19.51%) Data Management
4 7 (17.07%) ITIL
4 7 (17.07%) Oracle
5 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
6 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
6 5 (12.20%) Windows
6 5 (12.20%) SAP FI
6 5 (12.20%) Project Management
6 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
6 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.20%) Software Asset Management
7 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
7 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
7 4 (9.76%) General Ledger
7 4 (9.76%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (9.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (9.76%) .NET
8 3 (7.32%) C#
8 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
8 3 (7.32%) SOA
8 3 (7.32%) XML
8 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (7.32%) Data Analysis
8 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.32%) Retail
8 3 (7.32%) Migration

Asset Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) Documentum
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Project
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Maximo
2 5 (12.20%) SAP FI
3 4 (9.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (2.44%) SAP HR
4 1 (2.44%) SAP HCM
4 1 (2.44%) SAP FI-AP
4 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.44%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.44%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.44%) SAP PM
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SoftLayer
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) DHCP
2 1 (2.44%) DNS
2 1 (2.44%) VoIP
2 1 (2.44%) MPLS
2 1 (2.44%) Network Security
2 1 (2.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.44%) MS Access
2 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
General
1 15 (36.59%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) General Ledger
3 3 (7.32%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Data Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Project Manager
3 5 (12.20%) Support Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Developer
5 3 (7.32%) SAP Support
5 3 (7.32%) SAP Support Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.32%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Software Licensing Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Test Environment Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.88%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Software Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) .NET
2 3 (7.32%) XML
3 2 (4.88%) XML Messaging
3 2 (4.88%) Web Services
4 1 (2.44%) HTML
4 1 (2.44%) Middleware
4 1 (2.44%) WCF
4 1 (2.44%) WPF
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
1 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.32%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.88%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.88%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
2 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Data Management
2 7 (17.07%) ITIL
3 5 (12.20%) Project Management
3 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
3 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (12.20%) Software Asset Management
4 4 (9.76%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (7.32%) SOA
5 3 (7.32%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.32%) Migration
5 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.32%) Time Management
5 3 (7.32%) Software Licensing
6 2 (4.88%) Supplier Management
6 2 (4.88%) Process Improvement
6 2 (4.88%) Resource Management
6 2 (4.88%) Release Management
6 2 (4.88%) EAM
6 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.32%) C#
4 2 (4.88%) VB
4 2 (4.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) MCP
3 1 (2.44%) MCSA
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) CCA
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) MCITP
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.44%) XenApp
2 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) SAP
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle
3 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.88%) VMware
4 2 (4.88%) webMethods
4 2 (4.88%) Symantec
4 2 (4.88%) Adobe
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco
4 2 (4.88%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) Sophos
5 1 (2.44%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) Citrix
5 1 (2.44%) Avaya
5 1 (2.44%) Siemens
5 1 (2.44%) Syclo
5 1 (2.44%) MobileIron