Period
to 24 May 2018

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 May 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
UK
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 161 187
Rank change year-on-year -4 +26 -3
Contract jobs citing Asset Management 1,659 1,475 1,481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.65% 1.63% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 1.93% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,122 970 1,017
UK median daily rate £500 £520 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +9.47% -
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £713 £700 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £438
% change year-on-year +9.09% -5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 69 40
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -7.89% +26.67%
10th Percentile £11.66 £11.01 £13.15
90th Percentile £23.00 £47.53 £26.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -15.38% +30.00%

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 86,403 76,480 88,712
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.74% 84.67% 84.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,005 50,162 58,325
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.63% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,286 2,054 2,318
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.48 £11.63
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £50.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.04 £25.50 £26.83
% change year-on-year -21.41% -4.96% +22.96%

Asset Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Asset Management in the UK

Asset Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Asset Management in the UK

Asset Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Asset Management over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Asset Management in the UK

Asset Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Asset Management in the UK

Asset Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Asset Management over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Asset Management in the UK

Asset Management
Top 16 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 May 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
England -5 1,427 £525 - 319
London -15 1,050 £550 - 195
UK excluding London -6 569 £450 +9.09% 130
Scotland 0 180 £475 +5.56% 3
South East -35 149 £438 -7.89% 43
North of England +35 139 £395 +12.86% 36
North West +46 89 £395 +17.91% 20
Midlands -29 41 £450 +20.00% 15
Yorkshire -8 35 £375 +7.14% 9
South West -16 26 £398 +127.14% 11
West Midlands -33 23 £463 +15.69% 11
East Midlands -4 18 £360 +12.50% 4
East of England -14 16 £525 - 19
North East -2 15 £400 -11.11% 7
Wales -5 13 £340 -17.58% 2
Northern Ireland +5 5 £450 +100.00% 1

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 with a requirement for Asset Management.

1 713 (42.98%) Finance
2 321 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 276 (16.64%) Investment Management
4 246 (14.83%) SQL
5 226 (13.62%) Microsoft
6 220 (13.26%) Front Office
7 193 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 189 (11.39%) C#
8 189 (11.39%) ITIL
9 185 (11.15%) Project Management
10 171 (10.31%) Fixed Income
10 171 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
11 170 (10.25%) Banking
12 167 (10.07%) Business Analysis
13 165 (9.95%) Windows
14 154 (9.28%) SQL Server
15 147 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
16 144 (8.68%) Migration
17 140 (8.44%) JavaScript
17 140 (8.44%) Software Asset Management
18 134 (8.08%) .NET
19 120 (7.23%) Management Information System
20 119 (7.17%) Equities
20 119 (7.17%) Charles River
21 116 (6.99%) HTML
22 113 (6.81%) Microsoft Excel
23 111 (6.69%) AngularJS
24 105 (6.33%) Oracle
25 103 (6.21%) SAP
25 103 (6.21%) Service Management

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 51 (3.07%) CMS
2 31 (1.87%) MS Exchange
2 31 (1.87%) SharePoint
3 25 (1.51%) Confluence
4 15 (0.90%) Documentum
4 15 (0.90%) IIS
4 15 (0.90%) Skype for Business
5 11 (0.66%) Apache Spark
5 11 (0.66%) NServiceBus
6 10 (0.60%) Apache
6 10 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (0.48%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (0.36%) WordPress
10 5 (0.30%) Apache Pig
10 5 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.30%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.30%) SAS
11 4 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 113 (6.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 74 (4.46%) Microsoft Office
3 36 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (1.51%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.42%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.18%) Gliffy
9 1 (0.060%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.060%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.060%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.060%) Autodesk Inventor
9 1 (0.060%) Avid Media Composer
9 1 (0.060%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.060%) InVision
9 1 (0.060%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.060%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 86 (5.18%) Markit EDM
2 78 (4.70%) thinkFolio
3 32 (1.93%) Maximo
4 31 (1.87%) Bloomberg AIM
5 26 (1.57%) Eagle PACE
6 15 (0.90%) SAP MM
6 15 (0.90%) Temenos T24
7 14 (0.84%) Front Arena
7 14 (0.84%) SAP PM
8 13 (0.78%) SimCorp Dimension
9 11 (0.66%) Temenos Globus
10 10 (0.60%) PolarLake
10 10 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
11 8 (0.48%) Endur
12 7 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
12 7 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
13 6 (0.36%) LatentZero
14 5 (0.30%) SAP FI
14 5 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 4 (0.24%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 81 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (3.25%) Office 365
4 19 (1.15%) SaaS
5 13 (0.78%) G Suite
5 13 (0.78%) IaaS
6 10 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (0.54%) PaaS
8 7 (0.42%) GitHub
8 7 (0.42%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.24%) Veeva
11 3 (0.18%) BrowserStack
11 3 (0.18%) Slack
12 2 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.12%) Force.com
12 2 (0.12%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.12%) Serverless
13 1 (0.060%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.29%) LAN
2 34 (2.05%) WAN
3 27 (1.63%) Firewall
4 26 (1.57%) Internet
5 23 (1.39%) DHCP
6 21 (1.27%) SAN
7 20 (1.21%) DNS
8 18 (1.08%) VPN
9 16 (0.96%) TCP/IP
10 15 (0.90%) Intranet
11 14 (0.84%) Skype
11 14 (0.84%) Unified Communications
12 12 (0.72%) NAS
13 11 (0.66%) Network Security
14 10 (0.60%) DMZ
14 10 (0.60%) IPsec
15 9 (0.54%) Ethernet
15 9 (0.54%) MPLS
15 9 (0.54%) VLAN
16 8 (0.48%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (9.28%) SQL Server
2 37 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (1.93%) Relational Database
5 22 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
5 22 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 15 (0.90%) NoSQL
7 15 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
8 14 (0.84%) Big Data
8 14 (0.84%) Hadoop
9 13 (0.78%) MySQL
9 13 (0.78%) QlikView
10 12 (0.72%) GIS
10 12 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
11 10 (0.60%) Oracle Database
12 9 (0.54%) RDBMS
13 8 (0.48%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 59 (3.56%) JIRA
2 45 (2.71%) Jenkins
3 42 (2.53%) Git (software)
4 39 (2.35%) TeamCity
5 34 (2.05%) Selenium
6 30 (1.81%) Octopus Deploy
7 24 (1.45%) SpecFlow
8 22 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (1.27%) NUnit
9 21 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
10 18 (1.08%) Jasmine
11 17 (1.02%) Karma Test Runner
12 16 (0.96%) PhantomJS
13 15 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 14 (0.84%) Visual Studio
15 13 (0.78%) Subversion
16 10 (0.60%) JMeter
17 9 (0.54%) FitNesse
17 9 (0.54%) MSBuild
18 8 (0.48%) webpack
General
1 713 (42.98%) Finance
2 220 (13.26%) Front Office
3 170 (10.25%) Banking
4 63 (3.80%) Investment Banking
5 47 (2.83%) Back Office
5 47 (2.83%) Legal
5 47 (2.83%) Marketing
6 45 (2.71%) Retail
7 38 (2.29%) Financial Institution
8 26 (1.57%) Telecoms
9 22 (1.33%) Private Banking
10 18 (1.08%) Law
11 17 (1.02%) Manufacturing
12 16 (0.96%) Retail Banking
13 15 (0.90%) Advertising
13 15 (0.90%) French Language
14 13 (0.78%) Publishing
15 8 (0.48%) Billing
16 6 (0.36%) Italian Language
16 6 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 502 (30.26%) Analyst
2 323 (19.47%) Developer
3 278 (16.76%) Business Analyst
4 218 (13.14%) Project Manager
5 124 (7.47%) Asset Management Analyst
6 99 (5.97%) Architect
7 96 (5.79%) C# Developer
8 82 (4.94%) Asset Management Business Analyst
9 77 (4.64%) Asset Management Project Manager
9 77 (4.64%) Consultant
10 69 (4.16%) Data Analyst
11 61 (3.68%) IT Manager
12 56 (3.38%) .NET Developer
13 53 (3.19%) Angular Developer
14 50 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
15 43 (2.59%) C# .NET Developer
16 40 (2.41%) Java Developer
16 40 (2.41%) JavaScript Developer
17 38 (2.29%) Senior Analyst
18 36 (2.17%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (8.08%) .NET
2 116 (6.99%) HTML
3 111 (6.69%) AngularJS
4 85 (5.12%) CSS
5 67 (4.04%) HTML5
6 56 (3.38%) ASP.NET
7 52 (3.13%) React
8 47 (2.83%) Web Services
9 43 (2.59%) KnockoutJS
10 41 (2.47%) Node.js
11 40 (2.41%) .NET Framework
12 37 (2.23%) ASP.NET MVC
13 34 (2.05%) REST
14 33 (1.99%) ASP.NET Web API
14 33 (1.99%) Entity Framework
14 33 (1.99%) RESTful
15 29 (1.75%) CSS3
15 29 (1.75%) XML
16 28 (1.69%) J2EE
17 26 (1.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 171 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
1 171 (10.31%) Fixed Income
2 120 (7.23%) Management Information System
3 119 (7.17%) Equities
4 84 (5.06%) Derivative
5 65 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
6 64 (3.86%) Hedge funds
7 54 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
8 50 (3.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 41 (2.47%) User Experience
10 36 (2.17%) Data Centre
11 31 (1.87%) Computer Science
12 29 (1.75%) CMDB
13 23 (1.39%) Exotic Derivative
14 21 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
15 20 (1.21%) Virtual Team
16 18 (1.08%) Fintech
17 16 (0.96%) Blackberry
18 15 (0.90%) Data Structures
18 15 (0.90%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 165 (9.95%) Windows
2 55 (3.32%) Windows Server
3 51 (3.07%) Windows 10
4 50 (3.01%) Linux
5 45 (2.71%) Windows 7
6 40 (2.41%) Unix
7 26 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.66%) Android
11 9 (0.54%) Apple iOS
11 9 (0.54%) Windows 8
11 9 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (0.54%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.36%) Windows 2000
13 5 (0.30%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.18%) AIX
14 3 (0.18%) Solaris
15 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
2 276 (16.64%) Investment Management
3 193 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 189 (11.39%) ITIL
5 185 (11.15%) Project Management
6 167 (10.07%) Business Analysis
7 147 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
8 144 (8.68%) Migration
9 140 (8.44%) Software Asset Management
10 103 (6.21%) Service Management
11 102 (6.15%) Change Management
12 100 (6.03%) Analytics
13 84 (5.06%) Data Management
14 83 (5.00%) Configuration Management
15 78 (4.70%) Scrum
16 77 (4.64%) Software Engineering
17 71 (4.28%) IT Asset Management
18 69 (4.16%) DevOps
19 65 (3.92%) TDD
19 65 (3.92%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 246 (14.83%) SQL
2 189 (11.39%) C#
3 140 (8.44%) JavaScript
4 86 (5.18%) Java
5 58 (3.50%) Python
6 42 (2.53%) TypeScript
7 39 (2.35%) PowerShell
8 24 (1.45%) R
9 21 (1.27%) Shell Script
10 20 (1.21%) T-SQL
11 19 (1.15%) VBA
12 18 (1.08%) PL/SQL
13 14 (0.84%) Perl
14 13 (0.78%) C
15 12 (0.72%) Bash Shell
16 10 (0.60%) C++
17 9 (0.54%) Scala
17 9 (0.54%) VBScript
18 8 (0.48%) ES6
19 7 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 100 (6.03%) Degree
2 44 (2.65%) Security Cleared
3 38 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
4 29 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 22 (1.33%) CISSP
6 18 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (1.08%) PMP
7 16 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (0.78%) ISEB
8 13 (0.78%) PMI Certification
9 12 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
9 12 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 10 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (0.54%) SANS
12 7 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (0.36%) CISA
13 6 (0.36%) CISM
13 6 (0.36%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.36%) MCSA
14 5 (0.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (2.77%) QA
2 42 (2.53%) PMO
3 41 (2.47%) GDPR
3 41 (2.47%) MiFID
4 33 (1.99%) Data Quality
5 27 (1.63%) SLA
6 22 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.66%) EMIR
7 11 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 9 (0.54%) COBIT
9 7 (0.42%) FATCA
10 6 (0.36%) IFRS
10 6 (0.36%) Solvency II
11 5 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
11 5 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
11 5 (0.30%) IFRS 9
12 4 (0.24%) AIFMD
12 4 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
13 3 (0.18%) NIST 800
System Software
1 96 (5.79%) Active Directory
2 57 (3.44%) Docker
3 40 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (0.96%) XenApp
6 12 (0.72%) XenDesktop
7 11 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
8 8 (0.48%) vSphere
9 6 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.30%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.24%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.18%) Shibboleth
12 3 (0.18%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.12%) Firmware
13 2 (0.12%) HDFS
13 2 (0.12%) SRDF
13 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 1 (0.060%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 74 (4.46%) SCCM
2 17 (1.02%) Kubernetes
2 17 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (0.96%) Ansible
4 13 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (0.54%) AirWatch
5 9 (0.54%) Puppet
6 8 (0.48%) Control-M
6 8 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
6 8 (0.48%) Terraform
7 7 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.30%) Ambari
8 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.24%) HP ALM
10 3 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.18%) FlexNet
10 3 (0.18%) HP UCMDB
10 3 (0.18%) SCOM
10 3 (0.18%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 226 (13.62%) Microsoft
2 119 (7.17%) Charles River
3 105 (6.33%) Oracle
4 103 (6.21%) SAP
5 82 (4.94%) Bloomberg
6 78 (4.70%) ServiceNow
7 67 (4.04%) Snow
8 61 (3.68%) VMware
9 52 (3.13%) IBM
10 48 (2.89%) HP
11 43 (2.59%) Citrix
12 40 (2.41%) SimCorp
13 38 (2.29%) Cisco
14 36 (2.17%) Adobe
15 32 (1.93%) Symantec
16 25 (1.51%) Google
17 23 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
18 21 (1.27%) Ivanti
19 20 (1.21%) Splunk
20 19 (1.15%) Apple