The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Asset Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Asset Management over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Asset Management
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 139 139
Rank change year-on-year +30 0  
Contract jobs citing Asset Management 23 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.89% 0.55% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.66% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 4
Median daily rate £325 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £238 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £680 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £450
% change year-on-year -2.85% -2.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £43.43 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.12% +189.53%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Asset Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2125 3167 2872
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 82.24% 82.32% 78.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1345 1922 1563
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 118 130
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.90 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Asset Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Asset Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Asset Management in the North West

Asset Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Asset Management in the North West

Asset Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Asset Management in the North West over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Asset Management in the North West

Asset Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Asset Management 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Asset Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire +27 6 - -
Cheshire +25 6 £348 +15.83% 1
Merseyside +7 6 £550 +74.60%
Manchester +6 4 £175 -74.26% 3
Asset Management
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Asset Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Asset Management.

1 14 (38.89%) Software Asset Management
2 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.78%) Windows
4 8 (22.22%) IBM
4 8 (22.22%) Finance
4 8 (22.22%) ServiceNow
4 8 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 7 (19.44%) SCOM
5 7 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (19.44%) Banking
5 7 (19.44%) CA
5 7 (19.44%) Netcool
5 7 (19.44%) AIX
5 7 (19.44%) HPUX
5 7 (19.44%) Solaris
5 7 (19.44%) Linux
5 7 (19.44%) Java
5 7 (19.44%) Perl
5 7 (19.44%) IBM BigFix
6 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 6 (16.67%) Middleware
6 6 (16.67%) Project Management
6 6 (16.67%) Mainframe
6 6 (16.67%) ISEB
6 6 (16.67%) IIBA
6 6 (16.67%) CBAP
7 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
7 5 (13.89%) Service Management
7 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
7 5 (13.89%) ITIL

Asset Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) DHCP
1 1 (2.78%) DNS
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.56%) RavenDB
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Asset Management Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Management Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) IT Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Network Support
6 2 (5.56%) Server Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Software Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Middleware
2 2 (5.56%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (5.56%) CSS
2 2 (5.56%) CSS3
2 2 (5.56%) HTML
2 2 (5.56%) HTML5
2 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) CMDB
3 2 (5.56%) Fintech
3 2 (5.56%) RIA
3 2 (5.56%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.78%) BYOD
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) AIX
2 7 (19.44%) HPUX
2 7 (19.44%) Linux
2 7 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (19.44%) Solaris
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Software Asset Management
2 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 6 (16.67%) Project Management
5 5 (13.89%) Business Process Modelling
5 5 (13.89%) ITIL
5 5 (13.89%) Service Management
6 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 3 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (8.33%) Use Case
8 2 (5.56%) Analytics
8 2 (5.56%) MVC
8 2 (5.56%) Project Governance
8 2 (5.56%) Scrum
8 2 (5.56%) SEO
8 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.56%) Wealth Management
8 2 (5.56%) Web Analytics
8 2 (5.56%) Web Application Development
8 2 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) Java
1 7 (19.44%) Perl
2 4 (11.11%) C#
2 4 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) CBAP
1 6 (16.67%) IIBA
1 6 (16.67%) ISEB
2 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) IBM BigFix
1 7 (19.44%) Netcool
1 7 (19.44%) SCOM
2 1 (2.78%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) IBM
1 8 (22.22%) ServiceNow
2 7 (19.44%) CA
3 4 (11.11%) Symantec
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) Google
5 1 (2.78%) VMware