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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Asset Management
England / South West
Rank 120 119 118
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Contract jobs citing Asset Management 20 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.77% 0.66% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.82% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 10
Median daily rate £180 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.88% +50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £330 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £472 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £430 £450
% change year-on-year -1.16% -4.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 £39.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.10% +85.71%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £20.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +35.00%  

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 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 2117 2314 2462
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.49% 79.99% 78.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1384 1529 1598
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 135 84
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Asset Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 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
Bristol 0 9 £228 -39.27% 4
Gloucestershire +10 6 £275 -27.80%
Devon 0 3 £170 -
Wiltshire +1 2 £625 +92.30%
Asset Management
England

Asset Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 South West region with a requirement for Asset Management.

1 22 (44.90%) MS Excel
2 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
3 16 (32.65%) Security Cleared
4 14 (28.57%) Windows
5 13 (26.53%) SC Cleared
6 10 (20.41%) Windows 7
7 8 (16.33%) SLA
7 8 (16.33%) Line Management
7 8 (16.33%) Software Asset Management
8 7 (14.29%) IT Asset Management
8 7 (14.29%) MS Office
8 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
8 7 (14.29%) Finance
9 6 (12.24%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (12.24%) Wiki
10 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (10.20%) Time Management
10 5 (10.20%) Smartphone
11 4 (8.16%) CRM
11 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
12 3 (6.12%) Software Distribution
12 3 (6.12%) Test Strategy
12 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
12 3 (6.12%) Sophos
12 3 (6.12%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (6.12%) Data Analysis
12 3 (6.12%) Logistics
12 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
12 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management

Asset Management
Top Related 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 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (44.90%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.29%) MS Office
3 6 (12.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (6.12%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
1 1 (2.04%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Broadband
1 2 (4.08%) Wireless
2 1 (2.04%) DHCP
2 1 (2.04%) DNS
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) Skype
2 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.04%) GIS
2 1 (2.04%) MySQL
2 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.04%) NuGet
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.08%) Billing
4 1 (2.04%) Back Office
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Analyst
2 8 (16.33%) Administrator
3 7 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 7 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (12.24%) Asset Management Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Help Desk Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Software Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) IT Support
6 3 (6.12%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
6 3 (6.12%) Active Directory Support
6 3 (6.12%) Exchange Support
6 3 (6.12%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (6.12%) Service Desk Support
7 2 (4.08%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Logistics Controller
7 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.04%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
1 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (2.04%) CSS
1 1 (2.04%) Dojo
1 1 (2.04%) DOM
1 1 (2.04%) Entity Framework
1 1 (2.04%) HTML
1 1 (2.04%) HTML5
1 1 (2.04%) jQuery
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Basis
1 1 (2.04%) WPF
1 1 (2.04%) XML
1 1 (2.04%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Wiki
2 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) Smartphone
3 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.04%) CMDB
5 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.04%) iPad
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.04%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Windows
2 10 (20.41%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) Line Management
1 8 (16.33%) Software Asset Management
2 7 (14.29%) IT Asset Management
3 5 (10.20%) Time Management
4 4 (8.16%) CRM
5 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.12%) Data Analysis
5 3 (6.12%) Logistics
5 3 (6.12%) Software Distribution
5 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.12%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.08%) ITIL
6 2 (4.08%) Test Management
7 1 (2.04%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.04%) Change Management
7 1 (2.04%) EAM
7 1 (2.04%) OO
7 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.04%) Service Management
7 1 (2.04%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) C#
2 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) Security Cleared
2 13 (26.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Sophos
3 2 (4.08%) Remedy
4 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.04%) Citrix
4 1 (2.04%) Guidewire
4 1 (2.04%) HP
4 1 (2.04%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.04%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.04%) Symantec
4 1 (2.04%) Veeam
4 1 (2.04%) VMware