The table below looks at the statistics for Asset Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Asset Management
Rank 94 104 83
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Contract jobs citing Asset Management 32 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.25% 0.52% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 0.71% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.00% +37.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £355 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £406 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.06% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +22.58%
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1901 1683 1160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.40% 72.86% 70.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1177 882 555
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £497 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 110 77
Average hourly rate £28.69 £34.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.61% -10.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Asset Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Asset Management Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Asset Management
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Asset Management Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Asset Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Asset Management Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Asset Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Asset Management Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Asset Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Birmingham -2 10 £575 +47.43% 3
Coventry +4 5 £563 +58.45%
Warwickshire - 4 - - 2
Shropshire - 3 £313 -
Solihull - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £70 -
Asset Management
England

Asset Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 14 (28.57%) .NET
2 13 (26.53%) E-Commerce
2 13 (26.53%) Middleware
3 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
4 7 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 7 (14.29%) SQL
4 7 (14.29%) Oracle
4 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 7 (14.29%) Finance
4 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (12.24%) Relational Database
5 6 (12.24%) CMDB
5 6 (12.24%) ITIL
5 6 (12.24%) SOAP
5 6 (12.24%) ETL
5 6 (12.24%) TIBCO
6 5 (10.20%) DRM
6 5 (10.20%) SLA
6 5 (10.20%) Cisco
6 5 (10.20%) Web Services
6 5 (10.20%) Windows
6 5 (10.20%) MySQL
6 5 (10.20%) Network Security
6 5 (10.20%) Data Cleansing
6 5 (10.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (10.20%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (10.20%) REST
6 5 (10.20%) IT Asset Management
6 5 (10.20%) Logical Data Model
7 4 (8.16%) Clustering

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (4.08%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.04%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Office
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.04%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Maximo
2 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.08%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.04%) SAP xRPM
3 1 (2.04%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Network Security
1 5 (10.20%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (4.08%) DHCP
2 2 (4.08%) DNS
3 1 (2.04%) Intranet
3 1 (2.04%) 3G
3 1 (2.04%) Broadband
3 1 (2.04%) LAN
3 1 (2.04%) VoIP
3 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.20%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.04%) MS Access
4 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.04%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) ClearCase
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.08%) Billing
2 2 (4.08%) Front Office
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (51.02%) Architect
2 12 (24.49%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (18.37%) Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Systems Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Digital Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Security Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Procurement Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Security Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Service Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) IT Support Technician
8 2 (4.08%) .NET Architect
8 2 (4.08%) IT Support
8 2 (4.08%) Support Technician
9 1 (2.04%) Software Asset Manager
9 1 (2.04%) ITSM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.57%) .NET
2 13 (26.53%) Middleware
3 6 (12.24%) SOAP
4 5 (10.20%) Web Services
4 5 (10.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.24%) CMDB
3 4 (8.16%) Clustering
4 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.08%) GIS
6 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.04%) PDA
6 1 (2.04%) Statistics
6 1 (2.04%) Social Media
6 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.04%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Windows XP
2 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) E-Commerce
2 7 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 6 (12.24%) ETL
3 6 (12.24%) ITIL
4 5 (10.20%) DRM
4 5 (10.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (10.20%) Data Cleansing
4 5 (10.20%) IT Asset Management
4 5 (10.20%) Logical Data Model
5 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.12%) Business Transformation
6 3 (6.12%) Data Transformation
6 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.12%) CAFM
6 3 (6.12%) Service Management
6 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.12%) CRM
6 3 (6.12%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) ABAP
2 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) HNC
2 1 (2.04%) HND
2 1 (2.04%) PMP
2 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle
3 6 (12.24%) TIBCO
4 5 (10.20%) Cisco
5 4 (8.16%) SAP
5 4 (8.16%) LANDesk
5 4 (8.16%) Akamai
6 2 (4.08%) ESRI
7 1 (2.04%) McAfee
7 1 (2.04%) Adobe
7 1 (2.04%) Citrix
7 1 (2.04%) ClickSoftware Technologies