Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 156 181
Rank change year-on-year +6 +25 +16
Contract jobs citing Asset Management 70 54 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.17% 0.95% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.15% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 34 25
North West median daily rate £385 £439 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.25% +35.00% -27.78%
10th Percentile £264 £275 £237
90th Percentile £511 £586 £466
England median daily rate £500 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 8 6
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.19% +52.11% -31.66%
10th Percentile £16.06 £13.67 £14.25
90th Percentile £25.38 £43.00 £40.88
England median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £14.38
% change year-on-year -10.00% +39.13% -24.34%

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 4,973 4,682 5,561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.90% 82.63% 85.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,146 3,017 3,593
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £571
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 280 206 167
North West median hourly rate £22.40 £27.00 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.05% +18.19% -23.11%
10th Percentile £11.55 £11.75 £11.85
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.63 £53.20
England median hourly rate £22.22 £25.00 £22.92
% change year-on-year -11.14% +9.06% +4.19%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -18 27 £300 -36.84% 11
Cheshire -1 21 £353 -6.00% 5
Lancashire -9 15 £450 - 2
Merseyside -6 1 - - 4
Cumbria - 1 £300 -
Asset Management
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 35 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (40.00%) Windows
2 28 (40.00%) ServiceNow
3 25 (35.71%) SCCM
4 20 (28.57%) Software Deployment
4 20 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 20 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (28.57%) ITSM
5 19 (27.14%) Apple
5 19 (27.14%) Office 365
6 18 (25.71%) Active Directory
7 17 (24.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 16 (22.86%) OneDrive
8 16 (22.86%) Mac OS
8 16 (22.86%) Apple iOS
9 14 (20.00%) ITIL
10 13 (18.57%) Finance
11 11 (15.71%) Configuration Management
12 10 (14.29%) A+ Certification
12 10 (14.29%) Problem Management
13 9 (12.86%) Software Asset Management
13 9 (12.86%) Snow
13 9 (12.86%) Service Management
14 8 (11.43%) Citrix
14 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (11.43%) Incident Management
15 7 (10.00%) Windows 7
15 7 (10.00%) Change Management
15 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (8.57%) Management Information System

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 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.43%) Maximo
2 1 (1.43%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 19 (27.14%) Office 365
2 16 (22.86%) OneDrive
3 2 (2.86%) IaaS
3 2 (2.86%) PaaS
3 2 (2.86%) SaaS
4 1 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.43%) G Suite
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (7.14%) Firewall
2 5 (7.14%) LAN
2 5 (7.14%) WAN
3 4 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (5.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (5.71%) NetScaler
3 4 (5.71%) Network Security
4 2 (2.86%) Intranet
5 1 (1.43%) DHCP
5 1 (1.43%) DNS
5 1 (1.43%) Internet
5 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) DB2
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) AdminStudio
1 3 (4.29%) MSI
2 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Marketing
3 2 (2.86%) Billing
3 2 (2.86%) Retail
3 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Advertising
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Legal
4 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (14.29%) Analyst
2 8 (11.43%) Customer Engineer
3 7 (10.00%) Senior Customer Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Desktop Support
4 6 (8.57%) Software Manager
4 6 (8.57%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Software Asset Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Security Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Service Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Technical Support
8 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) .NET
1 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET
1 3 (4.29%) XML
2 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.71%) CMDB
4 3 (4.29%) NHS
5 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.43%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (40.00%) Windows
2 20 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 16 (22.86%) Apple iOS
3 16 (22.86%) Mac OS
4 7 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (7.14%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.71%) Linux
6 4 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.86%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.43%) Android
8 1 (1.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) ITSM
1 20 (28.57%) Software Deployment
2 14 (20.00%) ITIL
3 11 (15.71%) Configuration Management
4 10 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 9 (12.86%) Service Management
5 9 (12.86%) Software Asset Management
6 8 (11.43%) Incident Management
7 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.00%) Change Management
8 6 (8.57%) IT Asset Management
8 6 (8.57%) Matrix Organization
8 6 (8.57%) Patch Management
8 6 (8.57%) Software Audit
8 6 (8.57%) Software Licensing
9 5 (7.14%) Application Packaging
9 5 (7.14%) Change Control
9 5 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (7.14%) DevOps
9 5 (7.14%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.71%) SQL
2 3 (4.29%) C#
2 3 (4.29%) Java
2 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) A+ Certification
2 4 (5.71%) CCNA
2 4 (5.71%) CCNP
2 4 (5.71%) CCSA
2 4 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) Degree
5 1 (1.43%) HNC
5 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 18 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (4.29%) XenApp
4 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (35.71%) SCCM
2 17 (24.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.29%) Puppet
3 3 (4.29%) ThinApp
4 1 (1.43%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.43%) FlexNet
Vendors
1 35 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (40.00%) ServiceNow
3 19 (27.14%) Apple
4 9 (12.86%) Snow
5 8 (11.43%) Citrix
6 5 (7.14%) Cisco
6 5 (7.14%) Oracle
6 5 (7.14%) VMware
7 4 (5.71%) BMC
7 4 (5.71%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.71%) F5
7 4 (5.71%) IBM
7 4 (5.71%) Juniper
7 4 (5.71%) Palo Alto
7 4 (5.71%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.29%) Adobe
8 3 (4.29%) Splunk
9 2 (2.86%) Ivanti
9 2 (2.86%) SAP
10 1 (1.43%) Veeam