Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 127 106 173
Rank change year-on-year -21 +67 +8
Contract jobs citing Asset Management 1,286 940 1,496
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 2.02% 2.26% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 2.63% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 769 912
10th Percentile £350 £350 £206
25th Percentile £450 £475 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £575 £525
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +9.52% +5.00%
75th Percentile £700 £700 £638
90th Percentile £713 £763 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 41
10th Percentile £11.81 £12.80 £13.00
25th Percentile £12.32 £15.25 £14.88
Median hourly rate £15.46 £26.50 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -41.66% +51.43% -2.78%
75th Percentile £35.36 £46.88 £24.75
90th Percentile £57.95 £55.00 £29.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.91 £29.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year -52.05% +84.13% -15.44%

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 55,984 35,796 79,365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 87.83% 86.01% 87.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 38,269 23,930 53,044
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
25th Percentile £400 £390 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £594 £575 £575
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,580 1,006 2,081
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.50 £11.80
25th Percentile £15.25 £16.02 £14.50
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.67 £22.92
Median % change year-on-year +10.27% -1.06% +14.58%
75th Percentile £47.50 £46.00 £44.50
90th Percentile £60.00 £56.25 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £22.86
% change year-on-year +7.32% -10.32% +20.41%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -23 1,091 £550 -4.35% 201
London -19 856 £575 -4.17% 112
Work from Home -26 371 £525 -6.16% 43
UK excluding London +40 305 £425 -5.56% 105
South East -2 90 £475 -0.49% 22
Scotland +3 88 £420 -1.18% 12
North of England +24 50 £450 - 33
North West +3 29 £450 - 22
Midlands -11 28 £425 +165.63% 13
East of England 0 21 £425 +13.33% 14
South West -6 20 £413 -1.32% 7
Yorkshire +23 17 £450 - 11
West Midlands -24 15 £406 +190.18% 6
East Midlands -1 7 £438 -23.91% 7
Wales +6 6 £198 -51.47% 4
North East - 4 £388 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £335 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 739 (57.47%) Finance
2 605 (47.05%) Agile Software Development
3 462 (35.93%) JavaScript
4 420 (32.66%) Investment Management
5 401 (31.18%) AWS
6 397 (30.87%) Software Engineering
7 395 (30.72%) Front Office
8 380 (29.55%) React
9 359 (27.92%) Web Services
10 283 (22.01%) Node.js
11 276 (21.46%) Python
12 261 (20.30%) Serverless
13 252 (19.60%) Kubernetes
14 247 (19.21%) Docker
15 245 (19.05%) TypeScript
16 234 (18.20%) Terraform
17 219 (17.03%) Social Skills
18 216 (16.80%) Material-UI
19 205 (15.94%) Amazon S3
20 204 (15.86%) AWS Lambda
21 203 (15.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
22 198 (15.40%) SQL
23 179 (13.92%) Azure
24 177 (13.76%) Java
25 173 (13.45%) Amazon RDS
25 173 (13.45%) Analytics
25 173 (13.45%) Amazon SQS
25 173 (13.45%) AWS Step Functions
26 151 (11.74%) GCP
27 145 (11.28%) Degree

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 27 (2.10%) SharePoint
2 25 (1.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 25 (1.94%) CMS
3 17 (1.32%) Jupyter
4 14 (1.09%) Skype for Business
5 6 (0.47%) Apache
5 6 (0.47%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (0.23%) Drupal
6 3 (0.23%) Headless CMS
6 3 (0.23%) IIS
6 3 (0.23%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.16%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.16%) Confluence
7 2 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.16%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.078%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.078%) JBoss
8 1 (0.078%) SAS
8 1 (0.078%) Tomcat
Applications
1 65 (5.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (3.42%) Microsoft Office
3 40 (3.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.62%) 3ds Max
5 8 (0.62%) Blender
6 7 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.31%) Maya
7 4 (0.31%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.31%) Siemens NX
8 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.16%) InVision
8 2 (0.16%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 17 (1.32%) Maximo
2 14 (1.09%) Markit EDM
3 13 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.54%) Remedy AR System
5 6 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.47%) Eagle PACE
5 6 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
5 6 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
6 5 (0.39%) Sentinel
7 4 (0.31%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.31%) SAP GTS
7 4 (0.31%) SAP SCM
8 3 (0.23%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 3 (0.23%) SAP WM
8 3 (0.23%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 401 (31.18%) AWS
2 261 (20.30%) Serverless
3 205 (15.94%) Amazon S3
4 204 (15.86%) AWS Lambda
5 179 (13.92%) Azure
6 173 (13.45%) Amazon SQS
6 173 (13.45%) AWS Step Functions
7 151 (11.74%) GCP
8 52 (4.04%) Microsoft 365
9 32 (2.49%) Amazon EC2
10 30 (2.33%) Power Platform
11 22 (1.71%) Dynamics 365
12 19 (1.48%) SaaS
13 11 (0.86%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 8 (0.62%) PaaS
15 6 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
15 6 (0.47%) Datadog
16 5 (0.39%) IaaS
17 3 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 3 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.32%) Firewall
1 17 (1.32%) WAN
2 15 (1.17%) Internet
2 15 (1.17%) LAN
3 14 (1.09%) Skype
4 12 (0.93%) DNS
5 11 (0.86%) VPN
6 10 (0.78%) Unified Communications
7 9 (0.70%) Ethernet
8 7 (0.54%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (0.39%) Network Security
10 4 (0.31%) Intranet
10 4 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.31%) Wireless
11 3 (0.23%) BGP
11 3 (0.23%) DHCP
11 3 (0.23%) SAN
11 3 (0.23%) SNMP
11 3 (0.23%) TCP/IP
12 2 (0.16%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (15.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 173 (13.45%) Amazon RDS
3 49 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
4 42 (3.27%) SQL Server
5 29 (2.26%) Power BI
6 20 (1.56%) NoSQL
6 20 (1.56%) Tableau
7 17 (1.32%) QlikView
8 15 (1.17%) MongoDB
8 15 (1.17%) Oracle Database
9 12 (0.93%) Relational Database
10 11 (0.86%) Big Data
11 10 (0.78%) GIS
12 9 (0.70%) Data Lake
13 8 (0.62%) MS Access
14 6 (0.47%) Data Mining
14 6 (0.47%) Tableau Desktop
14 6 (0.47%) Tableau Server
15 5 (0.39%) Amazon Athena
15 5 (0.39%) Apache Ignite
Development Applications
1 48 (3.73%) Git (software)
2 26 (2.02%) JIRA
3 21 (1.63%) Cypress.io
4 20 (1.56%) Maven
4 20 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (1.24%) webpack
6 11 (0.86%) Jenkins
7 9 (0.70%) Bitbucket
8 8 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (0.47%) GitLab
9 6 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (0.47%) ScriptRunner
10 5 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.39%) Jasmine
10 5 (0.39%) Mocha
10 5 (0.39%) Protractor
11 4 (0.31%) JBehave
11 4 (0.31%) MSTest
11 4 (0.31%) Selenium
11 4 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 739 (57.47%) Finance
2 395 (30.72%) Front Office
3 219 (17.03%) Social Skills
4 75 (5.83%) Banking
5 73 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
6 61 (4.74%) Marketing
7 50 (3.89%) Presentation Skills
8 46 (3.58%) Investment Banking
9 45 (3.50%) Public Sector
10 31 (2.41%) Legal
11 30 (2.33%) Retail
12 23 (1.79%) Telecoms
13 20 (1.56%) Manufacturing
14 18 (1.40%) Influencing Skills
15 16 (1.24%) Financial Institution
16 14 (1.09%) Organisational Skills
17 13 (1.01%) Advertising
18 11 (0.86%) Back Office
19 10 (0.78%) Billing
19 10 (0.78%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 519 (40.36%) Developer
2 300 (23.33%) React Developer
3 267 (20.76%) Analyst
4 168 (13.06%) AWS Developer
4 168 (13.06%) Business Analyst
5 127 (9.88%) Software Engineer
6 121 (9.41%) JavaScript Developer
7 112 (8.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 98 (7.62%) Full Stack Developer
9 83 (6.45%) Node.js Developer
10 78 (6.07%) Project Manager
11 76 (5.91%) Architect
12 71 (5.52%) Asset Management Analyst
13 68 (5.29%) Consultant
14 63 (4.90%) Designer
15 60 (4.67%) UI Developer
16 59 (4.59%) UX Designer
17 58 (4.51%) UI Designer
17 58 (4.51%) UI/UX Designer
18 57 (4.43%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (29.55%) React
2 359 (27.92%) Web Services
3 283 (22.01%) Node.js
4 216 (16.80%) Material-UI
5 138 (10.73%) .NET
6 117 (9.10%) AngularJS
7 56 (4.35%) CSS
7 56 (4.35%) React Native
8 55 (4.28%) HTML
9 48 (3.73%) Vue.js
10 42 (3.27%) .NET Core
11 40 (3.11%) REST
12 29 (2.26%) ASP.NET
12 29 (2.26%) GraphQL
13 28 (2.18%) HTML5
14 21 (1.63%) .NET Framework
14 21 (1.63%) Ajax
15 20 (1.56%) ASP.NET Core
15 20 (1.56%) Spring
16 19 (1.48%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 145 (11.28%) Derivative
2 130 (10.11%) Equities
3 123 (9.56%) Fixed Income
4 111 (8.63%) Hedge funds
5 93 (7.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 89 (6.92%) User Experience
7 76 (5.91%) CMDB
8 69 (5.37%) Management Information System
9 39 (3.03%) Tandem
10 35 (2.72%) Equity Derivative
11 30 (2.33%) Credit Risk
12 25 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
13 22 (1.71%) Social Media
14 21 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
15 20 (1.56%) Algorithms
16 18 (1.40%) Taxonomies
17 15 (1.17%) Data Centre
18 13 (1.01%) Reference Data
19 12 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
20 8 (0.62%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 81 (6.30%) Windows
2 33 (2.57%) Windows 10
3 16 (1.24%) Apple iOS
4 14 (1.09%) Linux
5 10 (0.78%) Android
6 9 (0.70%) Windows 7
7 8 (0.62%) Unix
8 7 (0.54%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.47%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.16%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.078%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.078%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.078%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 605 (47.05%) Agile Software Development
2 420 (32.66%) Investment Management
3 397 (30.87%) Software Engineering
4 173 (13.45%) Analytics
5 120 (9.33%) Change Management
6 118 (9.18%) Portfolio Management
7 116 (9.02%) Problem-Solving
8 114 (8.86%) Business Analysis
8 114 (8.86%) Requirements Gathering
9 105 (8.16%) Project Management
10 85 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
11 82 (6.38%) Migration
12 81 (6.30%) ITIL
13 78 (6.07%) Release Management
14 76 (5.91%) Data Analysis
15 62 (4.82%) Data Modelling
16 61 (4.74%) Wireframes
17 60 (4.67%) GAP Analysis
18 58 (4.51%) Web Application Development
19 57 (4.43%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 462 (35.93%) JavaScript
2 276 (21.46%) Python
3 245 (19.05%) TypeScript
4 198 (15.40%) SQL
5 177 (13.76%) Java
6 110 (8.55%) Kotlin
7 84 (6.53%) C#
8 30 (2.33%) C++
8 30 (2.33%) VBA
9 26 (2.02%) Scala
10 21 (1.63%) PL/SQL
11 19 (1.48%) R
12 18 (1.40%) PowerShell
13 15 (1.17%) Java 8
14 10 (0.78%) Perl
14 10 (0.78%) T-SQL
15 8 (0.62%) C
16 6 (0.47%) MATLAB
17 5 (0.39%) Shell Script
18 4 (0.31%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 145 (11.28%) Degree
2 59 (4.59%) Security Cleared
3 49 (3.81%) SC Cleared
4 12 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (0.86%) PMI Certification
6 10 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (0.70%) PMP
8 4 (0.31%) CISM
8 4 (0.31%) CISSP
8 4 (0.31%) ISEB
8 4 (0.31%) MCP
9 3 (0.23%) AAT
9 3 (0.23%) ACCA
9 3 (0.23%) CFA
9 3 (0.23%) CIMA
9 3 (0.23%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.16%) CBAP
10 2 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.33%) QA
2 29 (2.26%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.17%) SLA
4 14 (1.09%) PMO
5 8 (0.62%) GDPR
6 5 (0.39%) MiFID
7 4 (0.31%) GRC
7 4 (0.31%) UCITS
8 3 (0.23%) Accessibility
8 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.23%) NIST
9 2 (0.16%) AIFMD
9 2 (0.16%) EMIR
9 2 (0.16%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.078%) Basel III
10 1 (0.078%) COREP
10 1 (0.078%) FINREP
10 1 (0.078%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.078%) RMADS
10 1 (0.078%) Solvency II
System Software
1 247 (19.21%) Docker
2 45 (3.50%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.62%) vSphere
5 4 (0.31%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (0.16%) Platform Symphony
6 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.16%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.16%) XenApp
7 1 (0.078%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.078%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.078%) Firmware
7 1 (0.078%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.078%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.078%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.078%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.078%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 252 (19.60%) Kubernetes
2 234 (18.20%) Terraform
3 23 (1.79%) SCCM
4 10 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (0.62%) Rancher
6 7 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.54%) vRealize
7 5 (0.39%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 5 (0.39%) Ansible
8 4 (0.31%) Avamar
8 4 (0.31%) FlexNet
9 2 (0.16%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.16%) Netcool
9 2 (0.16%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 2 (0.16%) Netcool/Webtop
9 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.16%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 106 (8.24%) Microsoft
2 72 (5.60%) ServiceNow
3 59 (4.59%) Oracle
4 38 (2.95%) Salesforce.com
5 35 (2.72%) Adobe
6 23 (1.79%) Alteryx
7 22 (1.71%) SAP
8 21 (1.63%) Bloomberg
9 20 (1.56%) Charles River
10 15 (1.17%) VMware
11 14 (1.09%) IBM
12 13 (1.01%) BMC
12 13 (1.01%) Remedy
13 12 (0.93%) Citrix
13 12 (0.93%) Snow
14 10 (0.78%) CheckPoint
14 10 (0.78%) MuleSoft
15 9 (0.70%) Sonus
16 7 (0.54%) Apple
16 7 (0.54%) Refinitiv