The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 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 / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 135 110
Rank change year-on-year +24 -25  
Contract jobs citing Asset Management 31 5 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.13% 0.17% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 0.21% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 24
Median daily rate £170 £438 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -61.14% +191.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £336 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £529 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £438 £375
% change year-on-year -8.57% +16.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £9.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year -16.66% -6.49%  

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 South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2243 2364 2422
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.92% 78.91% 78.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5200 5507 5650
Median daily rate £400 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £613 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 283 297
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £19.75 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £46.20 £55.00
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 South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Asset Management in the South West

Asset Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Asset Management in the South West

Asset Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Asset Management in the South West

Asset Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Asset Management in the South West

Asset Management
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Bristol +14 18 £120 -63.07% 5
Wiltshire +10 13 £170 -
Asset Management
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 South West region with a requirement for Asset Management.

1 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
2 13 (26.53%) SC Cleared
3 11 (22.45%) Windows
4 10 (20.41%) C
4 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (18.37%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
5 9 (18.37%) IT Asset Management
6 8 (16.33%) Windows 7
6 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Excel
7 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 5 (10.20%) ISO 14001
8 5 (10.20%) Finance
8 5 (10.20%) SLA
8 5 (10.20%) ISO 9001
8 5 (10.20%) PPP
8 5 (10.20%) NEBOSH
9 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (8.16%) Line Management
9 4 (8.16%) Spatial Data
9 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
9 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
9 4 (8.16%) SQL
9 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (8.16%) SolarWinds
9 4 (8.16%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (8.16%) Mathematics
9 4 (8.16%) VMware
9 4 (8.16%) Telecoms

Asset Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Spreadsheet
2 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Maximo
2 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) PPP
2 2 (4.08%) Broadband
2 2 (4.08%) Wireless
3 1 (2.04%) LDAP
3 1 (2.04%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) Spatial Data
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.08%) GIS
4 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Back Office
3 1 (2.04%) Billing
3 1 (2.04%) Electronics
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) Analyst
2 6 (12.24%) Administrator
2 6 (12.24%) ICT Manager
3 4 (8.16%) Business Analyst
3 4 (8.16%) Consultant
4 3 (6.12%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
4 3 (6.12%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (6.12%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (6.12%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (6.12%) Service Desk Support
4 3 (6.12%) Technical Support
5 2 (4.08%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.08%) Help Desk Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Logistics Controller
5 2 (4.08%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) Maximo Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) Support Technician
5 2 (4.08%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) REST
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Basis
1 1 (2.04%) SOAP
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
1 1 (2.04%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (8.16%) PKI
2 3 (6.12%) Linked Data
2 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.08%) CMDB
3 2 (4.08%) Wiki
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Windows
2 8 (16.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (18.37%) IT Asset Management
3 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 4 (8.16%) Line Management
4 4 (8.16%) Mathematics
5 3 (6.12%) Business Development
5 3 (6.12%) Compliance Audit
5 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.12%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (6.12%) Human Factors
5 3 (6.12%) Project Management
6 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.08%) CRM
6 2 (4.08%) Hardware Maintenance
6 2 (4.08%) ITIL
6 2 (4.08%) ITSM
6 2 (4.08%) Logistics
6 2 (4.08%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.08%) Software Asset Management
6 2 (4.08%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) C
2 4 (8.16%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
2 13 (26.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.04%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) ISO 14001
1 5 (10.20%) ISO 9001
1 5 (10.20%) NEBOSH
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.16%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.08%) Firmware
2 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.04%) Nagios
2 1 (2.04%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) WMI
2 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) SolarWinds
2 4 (8.16%) VMware
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle
3 3 (6.12%) SAP
3 3 (6.12%) Sophos
4 2 (4.08%) CA
4 2 (4.08%) HP
4 2 (4.08%) Remedy
4 2 (4.08%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.04%) Citrix
5 1 (2.04%) Dell KACE
5 1 (2.04%) McAfee
5 1 (2.04%) NetApp