The first table below looks at the demand for Asset Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Asset Management over the 3 months to 18 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.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Asset Management
Rank 123 128 103
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -25
Contract jobs citing Asset Management 933 759 1072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.66% 1.59% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 2.19% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 501 668
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £313 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £403 £370
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +8.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 24 39
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.81% -7.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.46 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.40 £39.75 £21.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £15.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+19.67% -4.68%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41342 34605 42097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.43% 72.51% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25701 20630 24018
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1052 1437
Average hourly rate £28.08 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

Asset Management
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Asset Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Asset Management
Daily Rate Trend

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

Asset Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Asset Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Asset Management within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Asset Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Asset Management
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Asset Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Asset Management
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Asset Management within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Asset Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Asset Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 18 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
England -5 829 £475 -5.00% 240
London -13 530 £500 - 180
City of London -1 193 £500 -4.76% 97
South East +36 112 £394 -7.35% 24
Scotland +4 83 £475 - 19
North West +38 62 £339 +35.50% 8
Edinburgh -14 58 £475 -5.00% 12
South West +16 49 £350 +7.69% 6
Manchester +26 46 £250 - 6
Hampshire +7 27 £235 -30.37% 7
Berkshire +12 25 £350 - 5
East of England -16 25 £550 +73.22% 11
Yorkshire -19 22 £375 -6.83% 4
Buckinghamshire -5 21 £405 +208.57% 4
Milton Keynes -4 20 £405 +208.57% 4
East Midlands +1 16 £159 +1.76%
West Yorkshire -16 16 £375 - 3
Somerset +5 15 £350 +55.55% 4
Reading +6 13 £225 - 1
West Midlands -6 13 £378 +151.66% 3
Surrey -5 12 £425 -26.08% 4
Wiltshire -12 12 £275 -26.66% 1
Leeds -16 12 £375 - 1
Kent +15 11 £425 -10.52% 1
Essex -16 11 £550 +5.26% 1
Hertfordshire -5 10 £425 - 8
Cheshire - 10 £459 -
Basingstoke +23 9 £240 -26.15%
West Sussex - 8 £400 - 3
Glasgow +9 7 £309 +3.00% 3

Asset Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 708 (38.90%) Finance
2 360 (19.78%) SQL
3 345 (18.96%) Banking
4 279 (15.33%) Investment Management
5 247 (13.57%) Project Management
6 233 (12.80%) Windows
7 219 (12.03%) Microsoft
8 217 (11.92%) SQL Server
9 193 (10.60%) Investment Banking
10 186 (10.22%) ITIL
11 181 (9.95%) MS Excel
12 161 (8.85%) Business Analysis
13 160 (8.79%) .NET
14 157 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
15 146 (8.02%) Oracle
16 145 (7.97%) Front Office
17 142 (7.80%) Migration
17 142 (7.80%) C#
18 115 (6.32%) Fixed Income
19 114 (6.26%) Degree
20 112 (6.15%) SharePoint
21 108 (5.93%) Data Analysis
22 106 (5.82%) PRINCE2
23 99 (5.44%) Derivative
24 97 (5.33%) User Acceptance Testing
25 96 (5.27%) Security Cleared
26 95 (5.22%) Service Management
26 95 (5.22%) Change Management
27 88 (4.84%) Windows 7
28 86 (4.73%) Fund Management

Asset Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 112 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 43 (2.36%) MS Exchange
3 39 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 26 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (1.21%) CMS
6 17 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (0.66%) Adobe CQ
8 11 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (0.55%) Lync
9 10 (0.55%) IBM Notes
9 10 (0.55%) MQSeries
10 8 (0.44%) Magnolia
10 8 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (0.33%) NetWeaver
12 5 (0.27%) IIS
12 5 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.22%) Documentum
13 4 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 181 (9.95%) MS Excel
2 85 (4.67%) MS Office
3 43 (2.36%) MS Visio
3 43 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 36 (1.98%) MS Project
5 29 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.27%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.16%) SPSS
9 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.055%) ArcInfo
Business Applications
1 85 (4.67%) Markit EDM
2 42 (2.31%) Maximo
3 23 (1.26%) LatentZero
4 17 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (0.71%) MultiFonds
6 12 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
7 11 (0.60%) SAP FI
7 11 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
8 9 (0.49%) Eagle PACE
9 8 (0.44%) SAP CO
9 8 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
10 7 (0.38%) SAP PM
10 7 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
10 7 (0.38%) Minerva
10 7 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
10 7 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 6 (0.33%) SAP BPC
12 5 (0.27%) Oracle SCM
13 4 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.21%) IaaS
2 20 (1.10%) PaaS
3 10 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.44%) SaaS
5 4 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.03%) LAN
2 36 (1.98%) WAN
3 26 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 23 (1.26%) Firewall
5 20 (1.10%) SAN
6 15 (0.82%) VPN
6 15 (0.82%) Internet
7 14 (0.77%) DNS
8 13 (0.71%) Network Security
9 12 (0.66%) LDAP
10 11 (0.60%) DHCP
11 10 (0.55%) Wireless
12 9 (0.49%) VoIP
13 8 (0.44%) NAS
13 8 (0.44%) DSL
13 8 (0.44%) HTTP
14 6 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
14 6 (0.33%) Intranet
14 6 (0.33%) MPLS
15 5 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (11.92%) SQL Server
2 63 (3.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 58 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 51 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
5 46 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 37 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 32 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 30 (1.65%) Data Mining
9 29 (1.59%) Relational Database
10 27 (1.48%) Big Data
11 18 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (0.93%) QlikView
13 13 (0.71%) Oracle Database
14 12 (0.66%) DTS
15 11 (0.60%) MS Access
15 11 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
16 10 (0.55%) RDBMS
17 9 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
18 8 (0.44%) OLAP
19 6 (0.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 25 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
3 12 (0.66%) PowerDesigner
4 11 (0.60%) Visual Studio
5 9 (0.49%) Subversion
6 8 (0.44%) JUnit
7 7 (0.38%) Toad
8 6 (0.33%) JIRA
8 6 (0.33%) Maven
8 6 (0.33%) ERwin
8 6 (0.33%) InstallShield
9 5 (0.27%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.27%) MSI
9 5 (0.27%) StarTeam
10 4 (0.22%) Axure RP
11 3 (0.16%) PowerBuilder
11 3 (0.16%) TestDirector
11 3 (0.16%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.11%) Git (software)
General
1 708 (38.90%) Finance
2 345 (18.96%) Banking
3 193 (10.60%) Investment Banking
4 145 (7.97%) Front Office
5 83 (4.56%) Retail
6 58 (3.19%) Back Office
7 46 (2.53%) Telecoms
8 41 (2.25%) Financial Institution
9 33 (1.81%) Legal
10 29 (1.59%) Marketing
11 28 (1.54%) Advertising
12 22 (1.21%) Private Banking
13 19 (1.04%) General Ledger
14 17 (0.93%) Publishing
15 16 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
16 13 (0.71%) French Language
17 12 (0.66%) Retail Banking
17 12 (0.66%) Billing
18 7 (0.38%) Manufacturing
18 7 (0.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 625 (34.34%) Analyst
2 336 (18.46%) Business Analyst
3 249 (13.68%) Developer
4 236 (12.97%) Project Manager
5 98 (5.38%) Consultant
6 92 (5.05%) Architect
7 60 (3.30%) C# Developer
8 56 (3.08%) Data Analyst
9 52 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
10 42 (2.31%) Administrator
10 42 (2.31%) SQL Developer
11 41 (2.25%) Test Analyst
11 41 (2.25%) Software Manager
12 40 (2.20%) Support Analyst
13 38 (2.09%) .NET Developer
14 33 (1.81%) Senior Developer
15 32 (1.76%) Senior Business Analyst
15 32 (1.76%) Software Asset Manager
16 29 (1.59%) Desktop Support
16 29 (1.59%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (8.79%) .NET
2 74 (4.07%) ASP.NET
3 48 (2.64%) WCF
4 42 (2.31%) Web Services
5 38 (2.09%) XML
6 33 (1.81%) HTML
7 32 (1.76%) CSS
7 32 (1.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (1.59%) WPF
9 19 (1.04%) jQuery
10 17 (0.93%) XSLT
10 17 (0.93%) Middleware
11 16 (0.88%) .NET Framework
12 15 (0.82%) J2EE
12 15 (0.82%) SOAP
13 12 (0.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 11 (0.60%) Ajax
14 11 (0.60%) HTML5
15 10 (0.55%) WinForms
16 9 (0.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 115 (6.32%) Fixed Income
2 99 (5.44%) Derivative
3 63 (3.46%) Management Information System
3 63 (3.46%) Hedge funds
4 57 (3.13%) CMDB
5 56 (3.08%) Equities
6 36 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 32 (1.76%) Blackberry
8 31 (1.70%) Reference Data
9 28 (1.54%) Data Integration
10 20 (1.10%) iPad
11 16 (0.88%) GIS
12 12 (0.66%) CLARiiON
12 12 (0.66%) PMI
12 12 (0.66%) NHS
13 11 (0.60%) Replication
14 10 (0.55%) Symmetrix DMX
14 10 (0.55%) Computer Science
14 10 (0.55%) Market Risk
14 10 (0.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 233 (12.80%) Windows
2 88 (4.84%) Windows 7
3 60 (3.30%) UNIX
4 53 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (2.09%) Linux
6 32 (1.76%) Windows XP
7 28 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (1.10%) VME
8 20 (1.10%) MVS
9 14 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.44%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.38%) VMS
13 5 (0.27%) Solaris
13 5 (0.27%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.22%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.22%) Android
15 3 (0.16%) HPUX
15 3 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (15.33%) Investment Management
2 247 (13.57%) Project Management
3 186 (10.22%) ITIL
4 161 (8.85%) Business Analysis
5 157 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 142 (7.80%) Migration
7 108 (5.93%) Data Analysis
8 106 (5.82%) PRINCE2
9 97 (5.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 95 (5.22%) Service Management
10 95 (5.22%) Change Management
11 86 (4.73%) Fund Management
12 79 (4.34%) Wealth Management
12 79 (4.34%) Configuration Management
12 79 (4.34%) Data Modelling
13 74 (4.07%) Fund Accounting
14 72 (3.96%) Service Delivery
15 69 (3.79%) Business Intelligence
16 67 (3.68%) Data Management
17 65 (3.57%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 360 (19.78%) SQL
2 142 (7.80%) C#
3 76 (4.18%) Java
4 38 (2.09%) T-SQL
5 37 (2.03%) JavaScript
6 32 (1.76%) VBA
7 26 (1.43%) PL/SQL
8 17 (0.93%) PowerShell
9 16 (0.88%) VB
10 11 (0.60%) Shell Script
11 10 (0.55%) C
11 10 (0.55%) Perl
12 9 (0.49%) C++
12 9 (0.49%) ABAP
13 8 (0.44%) VBScript
14 4 (0.22%) Groovy
14 4 (0.22%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.22%) PHP
15 3 (0.16%) Python
15 3 (0.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 114 (6.26%) Degree
2 96 (5.27%) Security Cleared
3 68 (3.74%) SC Cleared
4 31 (1.70%) ISEB
5 29 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (0.93%) CIMA
8 16 (0.88%) PMI Certification
8 16 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 15 (0.82%) MCP
9 15 (0.82%) MCSE
9 15 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 14 (0.77%) ACCA
11 13 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
11 13 (0.71%) DV Cleared
12 12 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (0.49%) PMP
14 7 (0.38%) MCSD
14 7 (0.38%) ISTQB
14 7 (0.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (2.36%) QA
2 36 (1.98%) SLA
3 25 (1.37%) ISO 9001
3 25 (1.37%) EMIR
4 20 (1.10%) Dodd-Frank
5 16 (0.88%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.44%) FATCA
7 8 (0.44%) COBIT
7 8 (0.44%) ISO 9000
8 7 (0.38%) GAAP
8 7 (0.38%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.33%) MiFID
10 4 (0.22%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.16%) Basel III
12 2 (0.11%) CRD IV
12 2 (0.11%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.11%) GxP
13 1 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 72 (3.96%) Active Directory
2 48 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 10 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (0.55%) VMware ESX
5 9 (0.49%) XenApp
6 5 (0.27%) vSphere
7 4 (0.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.055%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.055%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.055%) StorNext
9 1 (0.055%) vCloud
9 1 (0.055%) XenServer
9 1 (0.055%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.055%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 27 (1.48%) SCCM
2 10 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.55%) SCOM
3 9 (0.49%) MIMEsweeper
3 9 (0.49%) WMI
4 6 (0.33%) HP UCMDB
5 5 (0.27%) Nagios
5 5 (0.27%) Control-M
6 4 (0.22%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.16%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.11%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.11%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.11%) WSUS
8 2 (0.11%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.11%) Unicenter
8 2 (0.11%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 219 (12.03%) Microsoft
2 146 (8.02%) Oracle
3 85 (4.67%) Charles River
4 72 (3.96%) SAP
5 68 (3.74%) VMware
6 58 (3.19%) IBM
7 48 (2.64%) HP
8 43 (2.36%) Cisco
9 42 (2.31%) thinkFolio
9 42 (2.31%) Citrix
10 31 (1.70%) Bloomberg
11 26 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
11 26 (1.43%) Business Objects
12 24 (1.32%) EMC
13 23 (1.26%) Sybase
14 20 (1.10%) Adobe
15 17 (0.93%) SolarWinds
16 16 (0.88%) Reuters
16 16 (0.88%) NetApp
17 13 (0.71%) Remedy
Taunton, Somerset
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £405 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digitek Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
JM
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Red10
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 - £900 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + 12 months
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + 12 months
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago