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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 151 130
Rank change year-on-year +16 -21  
Contract jobs citing Asset Management 7 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.24% 0.37% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.45% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 8
Median daily rate £325 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% -15.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £53.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +165.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year -3.22% -19.48%  

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 2385 3083 2903
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.90% 82.19% 78.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1409 1941 1709
Median daily rate £410 £415 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +7.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 77 125
Median hourly rate £40.00 £29.25 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.75% -13.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £54.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Cheshire +28 4 £325 -31.57% 4
Manchester +5 2 - - 3
Lancashire +4 1 - -
Asset Management
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) IBM
3 8 (26.67%) SCOM
3 8 (26.67%) Software Asset Management
4 7 (23.33%) ServiceNow
4 7 (23.33%) IBM BigFix
4 7 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (23.33%) CA
4 7 (23.33%) Netcool
4 7 (23.33%) Project Management
4 7 (23.33%) AIX
4 7 (23.33%) HPUX
4 7 (23.33%) Solaris
4 7 (23.33%) Linux
4 7 (23.33%) Java
4 7 (23.33%) Perl
5 6 (20.00%) ITIL
5 6 (20.00%) ISEB
5 6 (20.00%) Mainframe
5 6 (20.00%) Middleware
5 6 (20.00%) IIBA
5 6 (20.00%) CBAP
5 6 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 6 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
5 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (16.67%) Business Process Modelling
6 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 5 (16.67%) Finance
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.33%) Active Directory

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 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (10.00%) SAP CRM
3 2 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) G Suite
1 1 (3.33%) Mimecast
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) DHCP
1 2 (6.67%) DNS
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) DMZ
2 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) IPsec
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) NAS
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Business Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Management Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Transformation Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Asset Management Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support
5 2 (6.67%) Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Web Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.67%) Life Science
3 2 (6.67%) RIA
4 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.33%) BYOD
4 1 (3.33%) CMDB
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) AIX
2 7 (23.33%) HPUX
2 7 (23.33%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (23.33%) Solaris
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Unix
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Software Asset Management
2 7 (23.33%) Project Management
3 6 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (20.00%) ITIL
3 6 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
4 5 (16.67%) Business Process Modelling
5 4 (13.33%) CRM
5 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.00%) Business Transformation
6 3 (10.00%) Change Management
6 3 (10.00%) ERP
6 3 (10.00%) IT Strategy
6 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.00%) Use Case
7 2 (6.67%) Analytics
7 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.67%) Web Development
7 2 (6.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) Java
1 7 (23.33%) Perl
2 2 (6.67%) C#
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) CBAP
1 6 (20.00%) IIBA
1 6 (20.00%) ISEB
2 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) MCP
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) BitLocker
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) SCOM
2 7 (23.33%) IBM BigFix
2 7 (23.33%) Netcool
3 3 (10.00%) SCCM
4 1 (3.33%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) IBM
2 7 (23.33%) CA
2 7 (23.33%) ServiceNow
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.00%) SAP
4 3 (10.00%) Symantec
4 3 (10.00%) VMware
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix
5 2 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) BeyondTrust
6 1 (3.33%) Canon
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco
6 1 (3.33%) Google
6 1 (3.33%) MobileIron
6 1 (3.33%) NetApp
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle
6 1 (3.33%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (3.33%) ScanSafe