Period
to 28 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 28 October 2021 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
UK
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 128 79 172
Rank change year-on-year -49 +93 +4
Contract jobs citing Asset Management 1,726 986 1,371
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 2.02% 3.02% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 3.47% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,297 814 753
10th Percentile £257 £370 £206
25th Percentile £438 £475 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £600 £500
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% -
75th Percentile £700 £738 £625
90th Percentile £718 £800 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £410 £425
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 35
10th Percentile £12.22 £12.50 £12.37
25th Percentile £12.93 £14.13 £13.56
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.95 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -23.73% +31.11% -1.41%
75th Percentile £19.44 £34.65 £23.00
90th Percentile £26.87 £49.38 £28.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £23.49 £16.68
% change year-on-year -37.21% +40.87% -4.71%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 76,137 28,407 73,668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.10% 87.10% 87.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,031 19,269 49,415
10th Percentile £320 £300 £300
25th Percentile £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £613 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £663 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £440 £438
% change year-on-year +5.11% +0.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,699 823 2,177
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.64 £11.75
25th Percentile £14.71 £15.49 £14.86
Median hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year -2.00% +11.11% +12.50%
75th Percentile £49.25 £45.00 £45.00
90th Percentile £64.00 £57.14 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -8.89% +4.65% +10.87%

Asset Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Asset Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Asset Management in the UK

Asset Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Asset Management.

Daily rate trend for Asset Management in the UK

Asset Management
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Asset Management over the 6 months to 28 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Asset Management in the UK

Asset Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Asset Management.

Hourly rate trend for Asset Management in the UK

Asset Management
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Asset Management over the 6 months to 28 October 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Asset Management in the UK

Asset Management
Top 17 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 28 October 2021. 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
England -51 1,407 £575 -4.17% 321
London -47 1,041 £600 - 174
UK excluding London +56 485 £450 +9.76% 177
Work from Home +18 468 £550 +5.77% 46
South East -10 136 £525 +9.85% 47
Scotland -1 124 £450 +16.13% 22
North of England -20 90 £379 +116.57% 43
North West -17 50 £400 +166.67% 24
East of England -14 39 £420 -14.94% 12
South West -25 35 £363 -23.68% 21
Yorkshire -14 30 £450 +56.52% 16
Midlands -58 27 £175 -50.00% 24
Wales -8 22 £175 -60.23% 7
West Midlands -58 19 £168 -25.56% 14
Northern Ireland +3 12 £145 - 1
North East -1 10 £140 -67.06% 3
East Midlands -34 7 £325 - 10

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, 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 with a requirement for Asset Management.

1 869 (50.35%) Finance
2 741 (42.93%) Agile Software Development
3 489 (28.33%) AWS
4 485 (28.10%) Investment Management
5 477 (27.64%) Software Engineering
6 456 (26.42%) JavaScript
7 426 (24.68%) Front Office
8 407 (23.58%) Web Services
9 406 (23.52%) React
10 356 (20.63%) Social Skills
11 346 (20.05%) Full Stack Development
12 342 (19.81%) Python
13 332 (19.24%) TypeScript
14 294 (17.03%) Serverless
15 278 (16.11%) Azure
16 276 (15.99%) Node.js
17 261 (15.12%) Kubernetes
18 259 (15.01%) Docker
19 250 (14.48%) AWS Lambda
20 247 (14.31%) Amazon S3
20 247 (14.31%) SQL
21 245 (14.19%) Terraform
22 239 (13.85%) Material-UI
23 238 (13.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
24 231 (13.38%) Java
25 222 (12.86%) Analytics
26 202 (11.70%) Microsoft
27 188 (10.89%) Amazon RDS
27 188 (10.89%) Amazon SQS
28 185 (10.72%) AWS Step Functions

Asset Management
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 52 (3.01%) SharePoint
2 30 (1.74%) CMS
3 26 (1.51%) Apache
4 23 (1.33%) Apache Airflow
5 20 (1.16%) Confluence
6 14 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 12 (0.70%) Jupyter
8 7 (0.41%) IIS
8 7 (0.41%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.23%) Drupal
9 4 (0.23%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.17%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.17%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.12%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.12%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.058%) Camunda
12 1 (0.058%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.058%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.058%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 91 (5.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 74 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
3 43 (2.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 19 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.46%) InVision
7 8 (0.46%) Sketch
8 7 (0.41%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.35%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle Smart View
Business Applications
1 32 (1.85%) Maximo
2 20 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 19 (1.10%) Markit EDM
4 12 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.70%) thinkFolio
5 9 (0.52%) Remedy AR System
5 9 (0.52%) SimCorp Dimension
6 8 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
8 4 (0.23%) NetSuite
8 4 (0.23%) SAP HR
8 4 (0.23%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 2 (0.12%) Eikon
9 2 (0.12%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 2 (0.12%) Primavera
9 2 (0.12%) SAP WM
9 2 (0.12%) SunGard APT
9 2 (0.12%) Workday HCM
10 1 (0.058%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 489 (28.33%) AWS
2 294 (17.03%) Serverless
3 278 (16.11%) Azure
4 250 (14.48%) AWS Lambda
5 247 (14.31%) Amazon S3
6 188 (10.89%) Amazon SQS
7 185 (10.72%) AWS Step Functions
8 160 (9.27%) GCP
9 82 (4.75%) Microsoft 365
10 63 (3.65%) Amazon EC2
11 37 (2.14%) Power Platform
12 29 (1.68%) Dynamics 365
13 16 (0.93%) SaaS
14 14 (0.81%) Datadog
15 11 (0.64%) Power Automate
16 9 (0.52%) Amazon ECS
16 9 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
16 9 (0.52%) IaaS
16 9 (0.52%) OpenShift
16 9 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.74%) Firewall
2 20 (1.16%) TCP/IP
3 18 (1.04%) LAN
3 18 (1.04%) WAN
4 17 (0.98%) VPN
5 14 (0.81%) Kerberos
6 9 (0.52%) DHCP
6 9 (0.52%) DNS
6 9 (0.52%) Skype
7 8 (0.46%) SAN
7 8 (0.46%) SSL
8 7 (0.41%) BGP
8 7 (0.41%) Internet
8 7 (0.41%) Network Security
8 7 (0.41%) Wireless
9 6 (0.35%) VoIP
10 5 (0.29%) Intranet
10 5 (0.29%) SNMP
10 5 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (13.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 188 (10.89%) Amazon RDS
3 78 (4.52%) SQL Server
4 41 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
5 37 (2.14%) Power BI
6 31 (1.80%) GIS
7 27 (1.56%) Metadata
8 23 (1.33%) Amazon Athena
8 23 (1.33%) Apache Ignite
8 23 (1.33%) Big Data
9 22 (1.27%) Data Lake
9 22 (1.27%) QlikView
10 19 (1.10%) Tableau
11 17 (0.98%) Relational Database
11 17 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (0.87%) NoSQL
13 14 (0.81%) Geospatial Data
14 10 (0.58%) Oracle Database
15 8 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
15 8 (0.46%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 50 (2.90%) Git (software)
2 41 (2.38%) JIRA
3 15 (0.87%) Selenium
4 14 (0.81%) Artifactory
4 14 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (0.70%) Cypress.io
5 12 (0.70%) Maven
5 12 (0.70%) SpecFlow
6 11 (0.64%) Jenkins
7 10 (0.58%) Bitbucket
8 6 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (0.35%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.35%) webpack
9 4 (0.23%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.23%) GitLab
9 4 (0.23%) JBehave
9 4 (0.23%) Mocha
9 4 (0.23%) MSTest
10 3 (0.17%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 869 (50.35%) Finance
2 426 (24.68%) Front Office
3 356 (20.63%) Social Skills
4 143 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
5 99 (5.74%) Banking
6 69 (4.00%) Public Sector
7 68 (3.94%) Presentation Skills
8 65 (3.77%) Marketing
9 47 (2.72%) Investment Banking
10 35 (2.03%) Retail
11 33 (1.91%) Legal
12 30 (1.74%) Organisational Skills
13 23 (1.33%) Documentation Skills
14 22 (1.27%) Telecoms
15 19 (1.10%) Influencing Skills
16 17 (0.98%) Advertising
17 14 (0.81%) Manufacturing
18 13 (0.75%) Financial Institution
19 12 (0.70%) Back Office
20 9 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 528 (30.59%) Developer
2 304 (17.61%) Analyst
3 296 (17.15%) Software Engineer
4 231 (13.38%) React Developer
5 224 (12.98%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 174 (10.08%) Business Analyst
7 136 (7.88%) AWS Engineer
8 114 (6.60%) AWS Developer
8 114 (6.60%) Consultant
8 114 (6.60%) Python Developer
9 111 (6.43%) Python Engineer
10 110 (6.37%) Project Manager
11 108 (6.26%) AWS Software Engineer
11 108 (6.26%) JavaScript Engineer
12 88 (5.10%) JavaScript Developer
13 85 (4.92%) Python Software Engineer
14 83 (4.81%) Architect
15 70 (4.06%) Asset Management Analyst
16 65 (3.77%) Full Stack Developer
16 65 (3.77%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 407 (23.58%) Web Services
2 406 (23.52%) React
3 276 (15.99%) Node.js
4 239 (13.85%) Material-UI
5 130 (7.53%) AngularJS
6 103 (5.97%) .NET
7 56 (3.24%) Vue.js
8 36 (2.09%) CSS
8 36 (2.09%) React Native
9 33 (1.91%) HTML
10 30 (1.74%) GraphQL
11 28 (1.62%) REST
12 25 (1.45%) .NET Core
13 22 (1.27%) .NET Framework
14 21 (1.22%) Pandas
15 20 (1.16%) ASP.NET
16 19 (1.10%) Ajax
17 15 (0.87%) NumPy
18 14 (0.81%) D3.js
18 14 (0.81%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 178 (10.31%) Fixed Income
2 172 (9.97%) Equities
3 165 (9.56%) Derivative
4 129 (7.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 101 (5.85%) Hedge funds
6 94 (5.45%) CMDB
7 87 (5.04%) Management Information System
8 74 (4.29%) User Experience
9 40 (2.32%) Taxonomies
10 35 (2.03%) Data Protection Act
11 29 (1.68%) Credit Risk
12 28 (1.62%) Social Media
13 25 (1.45%) Algorithms
14 23 (1.33%) iPhone
15 21 (1.22%) Tandem
16 19 (1.10%) Data Centre
17 18 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
18 16 (0.93%) Data Structures
19 15 (0.87%) Mobile App
20 13 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 136 (7.88%) Windows
2 79 (4.58%) Windows 10
3 39 (2.26%) Linux
4 31 (1.80%) Apple iOS
5 21 (1.22%) Android
6 20 (1.16%) Windows Server
7 15 (0.87%) Mac OS
8 12 (0.70%) Unix
9 11 (0.64%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.52%) Windows Server 2016
11 7 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.35%) Windows Server 2019
13 5 (0.29%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.17%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.12%) AIX
15 2 (0.12%) Solaris
15 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 741 (42.93%) Agile Software Development
2 485 (28.10%) Investment Management
3 477 (27.64%) Software Engineering
4 346 (20.05%) Full Stack Development
5 222 (12.86%) Analytics
6 144 (8.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 138 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
8 130 (7.53%) Project Management
9 128 (7.42%) ITIL
10 121 (7.01%) DevOps
11 115 (6.66%) Migration
12 111 (6.43%) Change Management
13 110 (6.37%) Scrum
14 105 (6.08%) Business Analysis
14 105 (6.08%) Service Management
15 100 (5.79%) Software Asset Management
16 89 (5.16%) Requirements Gathering
17 82 (4.75%) User Acceptance Testing
18 78 (4.52%) Portfolio Management
19 75 (4.35%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 456 (26.42%) JavaScript
2 342 (19.81%) Python
3 332 (19.24%) TypeScript
4 247 (14.31%) SQL
5 231 (13.38%) Java
6 117 (6.78%) C#
7 106 (6.14%) Kotlin
8 37 (2.14%) C++
9 30 (1.74%) Scala
10 28 (1.62%) PowerShell
11 23 (1.33%) VBA
12 21 (1.22%) PL/SQL
13 18 (1.04%) T-SQL
14 17 (0.98%) R
15 13 (0.75%) C
16 7 (0.41%) Shell Script
17 6 (0.35%) Perl
18 5 (0.29%) Java 8
19 4 (0.23%) MATLAB
19 4 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 131 (7.59%) Degree
2 84 (4.87%) Security Cleared
3 70 (4.06%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (0.93%) PMI Certification
5 16 (0.93%) PMP
6 14 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (0.52%) MCP
9 8 (0.46%) CISSP
10 7 (0.41%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
12 5 (0.29%) ISEB
13 4 (0.23%) A+ Certification
13 4 (0.23%) ACCA
13 4 (0.23%) CCNA
13 4 (0.23%) CIMA
13 4 (0.23%) CISA
13 4 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (3.19%) QA
2 49 (2.84%) Data Quality
3 25 (1.45%) SLA
4 20 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.64%) PMO
6 10 (0.58%) GDPR
7 9 (0.52%) NIST
8 8 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 7 (0.41%) MiFID
10 5 (0.29%) Accessibility
10 5 (0.29%) EMIR
10 5 (0.29%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.29%) UCITS
11 4 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 3 (0.17%) GRC
12 3 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.12%) AIFMD
13 2 (0.12%) COBIT
13 2 (0.12%) FATCA
System Software
1 259 (15.01%) Docker
2 85 (4.92%) Active Directory
3 19 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.81%) NFS
5 11 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (0.58%) vSphere
7 7 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.29%) XenApp
9 3 (0.17%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.17%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.12%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.12%) Platform Symphony
10 2 (0.12%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.058%) Firmware
11 1 (0.058%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.058%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.058%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 261 (15.12%) Kubernetes
2 245 (14.19%) Terraform
3 56 (3.24%) SCCM
4 30 (1.74%) Grafana
4 30 (1.74%) Prometheus
5 24 (1.39%) Ansible
6 23 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
7 11 (0.64%) Rancher
8 9 (0.52%) Control-M
9 7 (0.41%) Jamf Pro
10 6 (0.35%) AirWatch
11 5 (0.29%) WSUS
12 4 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.23%) Netcool
12 4 (0.23%) SCOM
12 4 (0.23%) vCenter Server
13 3 (0.17%) SCVMM
13 3 (0.17%) WMI
14 2 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
14 2 (0.12%) Netcool/Webtop
Vendors
1 202 (11.70%) Microsoft
2 131 (7.59%) ServiceNow
3 61 (3.53%) Oracle
4 43 (2.49%) Citrix
5 39 (2.26%) SAP
6 35 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
7 32 (1.85%) Adobe
8 27 (1.56%) BMC
9 26 (1.51%) Charles River
10 23 (1.33%) IBM
11 22 (1.27%) VMware
12 21 (1.22%) Apple
13 20 (1.16%) Remedy
14 18 (1.04%) Bloomberg
14 18 (1.04%) Cisco
14 18 (1.04%) Snow
15 14 (0.81%) Alteryx
15 14 (0.81%) TOWER Software
16 13 (0.75%) Dell
17 12 (0.70%) HP