Period
to 21 June 2018

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 6 months to 21 June 2018 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
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 170 191
Rank change year-on-year +55 +21 -3
Contract jobs citing Asset Management 96 30 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.64% 0.55% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 0.66% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 15 28
North West median daily rate £400 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -21.21% -13.16%
10th Percentile £285 £163 £213
90th Percentile £540 £505 £680
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £50.00 £48.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +3.70% +83.54%
10th Percentile £11.66 £46.88 £44.39
90th Percentile £48.56 £53.00 £52.04
England median hourly rate £18.09 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.61% -13.16% +8.57%

Asset Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,014 4,530 6,411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 85.61% 82.60% 83.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,152 2,768 3,935
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 209 216
North West median hourly rate £23.20 £32.56 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.74% +0.17% +30.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.50 £53.00 £50.63
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

Asset Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Asset Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 21 June 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Asset Management in the North West over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +10 37 £381 +117.86% 20
Lancashire +9 29 £463 - 2
Cheshire -4 14 £343 -1.44% 10
Cumbria - 6 £475 -
Merseyside +15 5 £450 -18.18% 1
Asset Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Asset Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Asset Management.

1 29 (30.21%) ITIL
2 27 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (27.08%) Configuration Management
4 20 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 20 (20.83%) ServiceNow
5 18 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (17.71%) Software Asset Management
6 17 (17.71%) Windows
6 17 (17.71%) Migration
6 17 (17.71%) Problem Management
7 16 (16.67%) Service Management
7 16 (16.67%) Finance
7 16 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (14.58%) SCCM
9 13 (13.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (13.54%) Citrix
9 13 (13.54%) Windows Server
9 13 (13.54%) BPSS Clearance
10 12 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 12 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
10 12 (12.50%) LAN
10 12 (12.50%) WAN
10 12 (12.50%) Data Management
10 12 (12.50%) Change Management
11 11 (11.46%) VMware
11 11 (11.46%) SQL Server
11 11 (11.46%) Active Directory
11 11 (11.46%) Symantec
11 11 (11.46%) Norton AntiVirus
11 11 (11.46%) Security Cleared

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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (9.38%) IIS
2 5 (5.21%) Confluence
3 4 (4.17%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.13%) CMS
4 3 (3.13%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.04%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) SAP PM
2 2 (2.08%) Line 50
2 2 (2.08%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.38%) SaaS
2 8 (8.33%) IaaS
2 8 (8.33%) PaaS
3 5 (5.21%) GitHub
4 3 (3.13%) BrowserStack
5 2 (2.08%) Office 365
5 2 (2.08%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.50%) LAN
1 12 (12.50%) WAN
2 9 (9.38%) DMZ
2 9 (9.38%) Ethernet
2 9 (9.38%) IPsec
2 9 (9.38%) NAS
2 9 (9.38%) SAN
2 9 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.13%) Firewall
3 3 (3.13%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (2.08%) DHCP
4 2 (2.08%) DNS
4 2 (2.08%) MPLS
4 2 (2.08%) Network Security
4 2 (2.08%) Skype
4 2 (2.08%) SMTP
4 2 (2.08%) VLAN
4 2 (2.08%) VoIP
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.08%) Power BI
2 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.04%) Big Data
3 1 (1.04%) MySQL
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.25%) JIRA
2 5 (5.21%) Gatling
2 5 (5.21%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.21%) JMeter
2 5 (5.21%) Selenium
3 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.04%) MSI
General
1 16 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (5.21%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.04%) Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Local Government
4 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (19.79%) Architect
2 10 (10.42%) Analyst
2 10 (10.42%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (7.29%) Business Analyst
3 7 (7.29%) Project Manager
4 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 5 (5.21%) Automation Tester
5 5 (5.21%) SAP Architect
5 5 (5.21%) SCCM Engineer
5 5 (5.21%) Tester
6 4 (4.17%) Desktop Support
6 4 (4.17%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.17%) Service Manager
6 4 (4.17%) Software Asset Manager
7 3 (3.13%) Change Manager
7 3 (3.13%) Developer
7 3 (3.13%) IT Manager
7 3 (3.13%) Network Engineer
7 3 (3.13%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.08%) .NET
1 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.08%) CSS
1 2 (2.08%) REST
1 2 (2.08%) XML
2 1 (1.04%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.04%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.04%) Highcharts JS
2 1 (1.04%) HTML
2 1 (1.04%) Ionic Framework
2 1 (1.04%) jQuery
2 1 (1.04%) LESS
2 1 (1.04%) React
2 1 (1.04%) Sass
2 1 (1.04%) Spring
2 1 (1.04%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.46%) Data Centre
3 9 (9.38%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.13%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.04%) CMDB
5 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.04%) NHS
5 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.71%) Windows
2 13 (13.54%) Windows Server
3 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.17%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.08%) Android
5 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.08%) Linux
5 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.08%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.21%) ITIL
2 27 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (27.08%) Configuration Management
4 17 (17.71%) Migration
4 17 (17.71%) Problem Management
4 17 (17.71%) Software Asset Management
5 16 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (16.67%) Service Management
6 13 (13.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
7 12 (12.50%) Change Management
7 12 (12.50%) Data Management
7 12 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 11 (11.46%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (10.42%) DevOps
9 10 (10.42%) Software Distribution
10 9 (9.38%) GAP Analysis
10 9 (9.38%) Project Management
10 9 (9.38%) Software Deployment
10 9 (9.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.21%) Java
2 3 (3.13%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.08%) C#
4 1 (1.04%) C
4 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.04%) SQL
4 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (13.54%) BPSS Clearance
2 11 (11.46%) Security Cleared
3 10 (10.42%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.13%) CCNP
4 3 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.13%) Degree
4 3 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.08%) CCDP
5 2 (2.08%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (2.08%) CISM
5 2 (2.08%) CISSP
6 1 (1.04%) CBAP
6 1 (1.04%) CCNA
6 1 (1.04%) IIBA
6 1 (1.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) QA
2 5 (5.21%) SLA
3 3 (3.13%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.04%) GDPR
4 1 (1.04%) GMP
4 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 11 (11.46%) Active Directory
1 11 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (9.38%) XenApp
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (14.58%) SCCM
2 11 (11.46%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (8.33%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.08%) PaperCut
4 2 (2.08%) Puppet
4 2 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.04%) FlexNet
Vendors
1 20 (20.83%) Microsoft
1 20 (20.83%) ServiceNow
2 13 (13.54%) Citrix
3 11 (11.46%) Symantec
3 11 (11.46%) VMware
4 9 (9.38%) HP
5 8 (8.33%) BMC
5 8 (8.33%) Snow
6 5 (5.21%) Cisco
6 5 (5.21%) SAP
7 3 (3.13%) Ivanti
8 2 (2.08%) Capita
8 2 (2.08%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.08%) Sage
8 2 (2.08%) Siemens
8 2 (2.08%) Splunk
9 1 (1.04%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.04%) Remedy