The first table below looks at the demand for Asset Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Asset Management
Rank 97 107 119
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +12
Contract jobs citing Asset Management 48 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.44% 0.51% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 0.73% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 9 14
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £210 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £380 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £401 £370
% change year-on-year
-0.31% +8.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 - £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £14.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+23.72% -7.81%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2517 1651 2549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.68% 70.20% 70.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1553 1030 1522
Average daily rate £375 £350 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 61 154
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.30 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Asset Management
England

Asset Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Asset Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Asset Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Asset Management Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Asset Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Asset Management across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Asset Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Asset Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Asset Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Asset Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Asset Management across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Asset Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Asset Management
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Somerset +2 14 £350 +55.55% 4
Wiltshire -9 12 £275 -26.66% 1
Bristol -14 3 £880 +200.85% 1
Devon - - - -
Asset Management
England

Asset Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 25 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 25 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 19 (25.33%) CMDB
3 18 (24.00%) SC Cleared
4 15 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 15 (20.00%) Finance
5 13 (17.33%) ITIL
5 13 (17.33%) PRINCE2
5 13 (17.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (17.33%) Operations Management
5 13 (17.33%) Capacity Management
6 12 (16.00%) Portfolio Management
6 12 (16.00%) SolarWinds
6 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 12 (16.00%) Windows
6 12 (16.00%) Project Management
7 11 (14.67%) SAP
7 11 (14.67%) MS Excel
8 10 (13.33%) UML
8 10 (13.33%) Test Management
9 9 (12.00%) Test Scripting
9 9 (12.00%) Windows 7
9 9 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (12.00%) Web Services
9 9 (12.00%) Service Management
10 8 (10.67%) MS Office
10 8 (10.67%) IBM
11 7 (9.33%) SQL
11 7 (9.33%) Configuration Management
11 7 (9.33%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 6 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (14.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.67%) MS Office
3 2 (2.67%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Maximo
2 1 (1.33%) assyst
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.33%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) VPN
2 4 (5.33%) LDAP
3 3 (4.00%) WAN
3 3 (4.00%) SSL
4 2 (2.67%) IPv4
4 2 (2.67%) IPv6
4 2 (2.67%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.67%) MPLS
4 2 (2.67%) OSPF
4 2 (2.67%) BGP
4 2 (2.67%) H.323
4 2 (2.67%) IPsec
4 2 (2.67%) Network Security
4 2 (2.67%) LAN
5 1 (1.33%) Firewall
5 1 (1.33%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.33%) SAN
5 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) OLAP
1 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.67%) JIRA
3 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.33%) MSI
General
1 15 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.00%) Billing
4 2 (2.67%) Military
5 1 (1.33%) Publishing
5 1 (1.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (26.67%) Analyst
2 8 (10.67%) Project Manager
3 6 (8.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (8.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (8.00%) IT Support
4 5 (6.67%) Architect
5 4 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (5.33%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (5.33%) Consultant
5 4 (5.33%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.00%) Team Leader
6 3 (4.00%) Test Team Leader
6 3 (4.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 3 (4.00%) Process Analyst
6 3 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (2.67%) Systems Tester
7 2 (2.67%) Integration Tester
7 2 (2.67%) Designer
7 2 (2.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) Web Services
2 3 (4.00%) XML
2 3 (4.00%) Ajax
2 3 (4.00%) HTML
2 3 (4.00%) CSS
2 3 (4.00%) SOAP
3 1 (1.33%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.33%) CMDB
2 5 (6.67%) GIS
3 2 (2.67%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.33%) iPad
4 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.33%) Wiki
4 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.33%) PKI
4 1 (1.33%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.33%) SCADA
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) CESG
4 1 (1.33%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.00%) Windows
2 9 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 13 (17.33%) ITIL
2 13 (17.33%) PRINCE2
2 13 (17.33%) Operations Management
2 13 (17.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (17.33%) Capacity Management
3 12 (16.00%) Portfolio Management
3 12 (16.00%) Project Management
4 10 (13.33%) UML
4 10 (13.33%) Test Management
5 9 (12.00%) Test Scripting
5 9 (12.00%) Service Management
6 7 (9.33%) Configuration Management
6 7 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (9.33%) Logistics
7 6 (8.00%) Supply Chain Management
7 6 (8.00%) Change Management
8 5 (6.67%) Workflow
8 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.33%) SQL
2 3 (4.00%) C
2 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.33%) Perl
3 1 (1.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 18 (24.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.33%) ISEB
4 4 (5.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (5.33%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.67%) CCNP
6 2 (2.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (2.67%) JNCIS
6 2 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.33%) MCP
7 1 (1.33%) MCSE
7 1 (1.33%) MCSA
7 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) SLA
1 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 6 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.33%) XenApp
3 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Unicenter
1 1 (1.33%) Nagios
1 1 (1.33%) SCCM
1 1 (1.33%) AppDNA
1 1 (1.33%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 25 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.00%) SolarWinds
3 11 (14.67%) SAP
4 8 (10.67%) IBM
5 4 (5.33%) HP
5 4 (5.33%) Ventyx
6 3 (4.00%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.00%) Citrix
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle
6 3 (4.00%) Cisco
6 3 (4.00%) CA
7 2 (2.67%) Juniper
7 2 (2.67%) Tandberg
7 2 (2.67%) RedPrairie
8 1 (1.33%) Bomgar
8 1 (1.33%) Adobe
8 1 (1.33%) BMC
8 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.33%) Baan
8 1 (1.33%) JD Edwards
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