Period
to 19 April 2019

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 19 April 2019 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
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 172 165 169
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4 +15
Contract jobs citing Asset Management 1,561 1,618 1,446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.63% 1.60% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.85% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 973 1,095 952
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £213 £272 £285
90th Percentile £700 £725 £713
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 46 71
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.04 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.85% +6.13% -10.53%
10th Percentile £13.46 £12.56 £10.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £23.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £16.62 £14.50
% change year-on-year +0.81% +14.59% -25.64%

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 83,114 87,268 78,865
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.91% 86.31% 85.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 55,009 57,642 51,891
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £300 £293 £270
90th Percentile £650 £638 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +3.27% +5.00% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,122 2,238 2,160
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £11.47
90th Percentile £51.68 £50.08 £51.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.13 £21.24 £25.00
% change year-on-year +8.87% -15.04% -

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 19 April 2019.

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 19 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Asset Management in the UK

Asset Management
Top 15 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 19 April 2019. 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 +1 1,404 £525 -2.55% 180
London +20 1,060 £550 -2.65% 120
UK excluding London -28 486 £425 -5.56% 70
South East +58 145 £450 +12.50% 18
Scotland -15 137 £425 -10.53% 7
North of England -45 88 £375 - 23
Midlands +3 58 £388 +0.65% 9
North West -13 53 £375 - 9
West Midlands +3 38 £375 -6.25% 5
East of England +28 26 £200 -33.33% 5
Yorkshire -9 26 £375 +11.11% 9
South West -43 26 £450 +13.21% 5
East Midlands +14 12 £290 -19.44% 4
North East -15 9 £323 -24.12% 5
Wales -1 8 £575 +76.92% 2

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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.

1 674 (43.18%) Finance
2 457 (29.28%) Agile Software Development
3 297 (19.03%) SQL
4 270 (17.30%) Front Office
5 250 (16.02%) Investment Management
6 218 (13.97%) Microsoft
7 202 (12.94%) Fixed Income
8 189 (12.11%) C#
9 187 (11.98%) SQL Server
10 184 (11.79%) Amazon AWS
11 183 (11.72%) Banking
12 179 (11.47%) JavaScript
13 175 (11.21%) Web Services
14 171 (10.95%) Windows
15 157 (10.06%) Java
16 152 (9.74%) .NET
17 151 (9.67%) ITIL
18 149 (9.55%) Problem-Solving
19 145 (9.29%) AngularJS
20 144 (9.22%) Software Engineering
21 139 (8.90%) Microsoft Azure
21 139 (8.90%) Project Management
22 137 (8.78%) HTML
23 130 (8.33%) Python
24 129 (8.26%) Business Analysis
25 127 (8.14%) Scrum
26 126 (8.07%) DevOps
27 119 (7.62%) Migration
27 119 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
28 114 (7.30%) Microsoft Excel

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 29 (1.86%) SharePoint
2 26 (1.67%) Confluence
3 25 (1.60%) CMS
4 19 (1.22%) Skype for Business
5 14 (0.90%) MS Exchange
6 13 (0.83%) Apache
7 11 (0.70%) SAS
8 9 (0.58%) WebSphere
9 8 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 8 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.32%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.26%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.19%) IBM Domino
13 3 (0.19%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.19%) IIS
14 2 (0.13%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 114 (7.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 99 (6.34%) Microsoft Office
3 35 (2.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 19 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
6 14 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.13%) InDesign
9 1 (0.064%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.064%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.064%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.064%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 34 (2.18%) Markit EDM
2 23 (1.47%) Maximo
3 16 (1.02%) thinkFolio
4 15 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
5 9 (0.58%) Bloomberg AIM
6 7 (0.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 6 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.26%) Eloqua
8 4 (0.26%) Remedy AR System
8 4 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
9 3 (0.19%) SAP PM
10 2 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
10 2 (0.13%) HFM
10 2 (0.13%) LatentZero
10 2 (0.13%) SAP CO
10 2 (0.13%) SAP FI
10 2 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
10 2 (0.13%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 184 (11.79%) Amazon AWS
2 139 (8.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 95 (6.09%) Serverless
4 94 (6.02%) Amazon EC2
4 94 (6.02%) AWS Lambda
5 91 (5.83%) Amazon S3
6 70 (4.48%) Amazon SQS
7 64 (4.10%) Office 365
7 64 (4.10%) OpenShift
8 56 (3.59%) AWS CloudFormation
9 45 (2.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 33 (2.11%) SaaS
11 23 (1.47%) PaaS
12 15 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
13 12 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
13 12 (0.77%) GitHub
13 12 (0.77%) IaaS
14 8 (0.51%) OneDrive
15 5 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
15 5 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.24%) DHCP
2 33 (2.11%) LAN
3 32 (2.05%) VPN
4 31 (1.99%) Firewall
5 30 (1.92%) DNS
5 30 (1.92%) WAN
6 25 (1.60%) Internet
7 20 (1.28%) Skype
8 17 (1.09%) Network Security
9 16 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
10 14 (0.90%) TCP/IP
11 11 (0.70%) SAN
12 10 (0.64%) VoIP
12 10 (0.64%) Wireless
13 9 (0.58%) Intranet
14 8 (0.51%) Unified Communications
15 7 (0.45%) Cisco IPT
16 6 (0.38%) 4G
16 6 (0.38%) IP Telephony
16 6 (0.38%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (11.98%) SQL Server
2 92 (5.89%) Amazon RDS
3 78 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 58 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
5 52 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 38 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 35 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 31 (1.99%) Relational Database
8 31 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
8 31 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 24 (1.54%) Power BI
10 20 (1.28%) RDBMS
11 18 (1.15%) NoSQL
12 17 (1.09%) GIS
12 17 (1.09%) MS Access
13 16 (1.02%) QlikView
14 15 (0.96%) Big Data
14 15 (0.96%) MySQL
15 14 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 13 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 74 (4.74%) Artifactory
2 70 (4.48%) Jenkins
3 62 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 59 (3.78%) JIRA
5 43 (2.75%) RStudio
6 33 (2.11%) Git (software)
7 27 (1.73%) GitLab
8 20 (1.28%) Maven
9 16 (1.02%) Subversion
10 14 (0.90%) NUnit
10 14 (0.90%) Selenium
10 14 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
11 13 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
12 12 (0.77%) Cucumber
12 12 (0.77%) JUnit
13 11 (0.70%) Bitbucket
14 9 (0.58%) SpecFlow
14 9 (0.58%) Travis CI
15 8 (0.51%) Karma Test Runner
16 7 (0.45%) Mocha
General
1 674 (43.18%) Finance
2 270 (17.30%) Front Office
3 183 (11.72%) Banking
4 57 (3.65%) Back Office
5 43 (2.75%) Legal
6 38 (2.43%) Investment Banking
7 35 (2.24%) Marketing
8 32 (2.05%) Retail
9 31 (1.99%) Advertising
10 26 (1.67%) Telecoms
11 25 (1.60%) Private Banking
12 20 (1.28%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.58%) Electronics
13 9 (0.58%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.45%) Automotive
14 7 (0.45%) Billing
14 7 (0.45%) Law
14 7 (0.45%) Publishing
14 7 (0.45%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.38%) French Language
Job Titles
1 425 (27.23%) Analyst
2 419 (26.84%) Developer
3 194 (12.43%) Business Analyst
4 121 (7.75%) Asset Management Analyst
5 115 (7.37%) Project Manager
6 105 (6.73%) C# Developer
7 99 (6.34%) Angular Developer
8 96 (6.15%) Architect
9 79 (5.06%) AWS Developer
10 69 (4.42%) Senior Developer
11 66 (4.23%) Asset Management Business Analyst
12 63 (4.04%) Consultant
13 57 (3.65%) Java Developer
14 56 (3.59%) Data Analyst
15 48 (3.07%) SQL Developer
16 41 (2.63%) IT Analyst
16 41 (2.63%) Python Developer
17 40 (2.56%) ServiceNow Developer
18 37 (2.37%) JavaScript Developer
18 37 (2.37%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (11.21%) Web Services
2 152 (9.74%) .NET
3 145 (9.29%) AngularJS
4 137 (8.78%) HTML
5 89 (5.70%) J2EE
6 86 (5.51%) CSS
7 77 (4.93%) HTML5
8 61 (3.91%) React
9 58 (3.72%) Node.js
10 56 (3.59%) WPF
11 49 (3.14%) .NET Framework
12 46 (2.95%) ASP.NET
13 45 (2.88%) J2SE
14 44 (2.82%) XML
15 43 (2.75%) D3.js
16 41 (2.63%) .NET Core
17 40 (2.56%) WCF
18 36 (2.31%) Entity Framework
19 32 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC
19 32 (2.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 202 (12.94%) Fixed Income
2 113 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
3 96 (6.15%) Derivative
4 95 (6.09%) Hedge funds
5 83 (5.32%) CMDB
6 72 (4.61%) Equities
7 58 (3.72%) OTC Derivatives
8 56 (3.59%) Management Information System
9 53 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
10 48 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
11 47 (3.01%) Data Centre
12 39 (2.50%) Tandem
13 36 (2.31%) Fintech
14 33 (2.11%) User Experience
15 28 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 26 (1.67%) Data Structures
17 15 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
18 14 (0.90%) Public Cloud
19 12 (0.77%) Blackberry
19 12 (0.77%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 171 (10.95%) Windows
2 77 (4.93%) Windows 10
3 73 (4.68%) Linux
4 63 (4.04%) Windows 7
5 47 (3.01%) Windows Server
6 21 (1.35%) Android
7 20 (1.28%) Apple iOS
8 15 (0.96%) Unix
8 15 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (0.70%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.58%) Mac OS
13 7 (0.45%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.32%) Solaris
16 4 (0.26%) VMS
17 3 (0.19%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.19%) Windows 8
18 2 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 457 (29.28%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (16.02%) Investment Management
3 151 (9.67%) ITIL
4 149 (9.55%) Problem-Solving
5 144 (9.22%) Software Engineering
6 139 (8.90%) Project Management
7 129 (8.26%) Business Analysis
8 127 (8.14%) Scrum
9 126 (8.07%) DevOps
10 119 (7.62%) Migration
10 119 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 98 (6.28%) Portfolio Management
12 94 (6.02%) Service Management
13 87 (5.57%) Continuous Integration
14 85 (5.45%) ITSM
15 83 (5.32%) Configuration Management
15 83 (5.32%) Software Asset Management
16 79 (5.06%) Change Management
17 78 (5.00%) Analytics
18 75 (4.80%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 297 (19.03%) SQL
2 189 (12.11%) C#
3 179 (11.47%) JavaScript
4 157 (10.06%) Java
5 130 (8.33%) Python
6 52 (3.33%) TypeScript
7 46 (2.95%) PowerShell
8 38 (2.43%) VBA
9 34 (2.18%) R
10 22 (1.41%) T-SQL
11 16 (1.02%) VB
12 13 (0.83%) C++
13 11 (0.70%) Scala
14 9 (0.58%) Kotlin
14 9 (0.58%) PHP
15 7 (0.45%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.45%) Clojure
15 7 (0.45%) MATLAB
15 7 (0.45%) Perl
16 6 (0.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 48 (3.07%) Degree
2 34 (2.18%) Security Cleared
3 32 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
4 26 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 22 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (0.96%) MCP
6 15 (0.96%) MCSE
7 14 (0.90%) CCNA
8 12 (0.77%) ISEB
9 10 (0.64%) PMI Certification
10 9 (0.58%) PMP
11 8 (0.51%) AWS Certification
11 8 (0.51%) CCNP
11 8 (0.51%) MCITP
12 7 (0.45%) A+ Certification
12 7 (0.45%) CCIE
12 7 (0.45%) CCSA
12 7 (0.45%) CISSP
12 7 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (3.72%) QA
2 33 (2.11%) SLA
3 24 (1.54%) Data Quality
4 23 (1.47%) PMO
5 20 (1.28%) MiFID
6 12 (0.77%) GDPR
7 6 (0.38%) FATCA
8 5 (0.32%) EMIR
8 5 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.32%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.26%) IFRS
10 3 (0.19%) AIFMD
10 3 (0.19%) IFRS 9
10 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (0.19%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.13%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.064%) COBIT
12 1 (0.064%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.064%) SEPA
System Software
1 102 (6.53%) Active Directory
2 91 (5.83%) Docker
3 29 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.51%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
5 7 (0.45%) vSphere
5 7 (0.45%) XenApp
6 6 (0.38%) Firmware
6 6 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.32%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.19%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 3 (0.19%) DFS Replication
8 3 (0.19%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.19%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.19%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.13%) NFS
9 2 (0.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 90 (5.77%) Terraform
2 77 (4.93%) Kubernetes
3 71 (4.55%) SCCM
4 37 (2.37%) Ansible
5 11 (0.70%) AirWatch
6 9 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
7 8 (0.51%) WSUS
8 5 (0.32%) Control-M
8 5 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.26%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.26%) Puppet
9 4 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.26%) ThinApp
10 3 (0.19%) HP ALM
10 3 (0.19%) SCSM
11 2 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.13%) Kibana
11 2 (0.13%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 218 (13.97%) Microsoft
2 113 (7.24%) ServiceNow
3 94 (6.02%) Oracle
4 64 (4.10%) Charles River
5 44 (2.82%) SAP
6 43 (2.75%) VMware
7 41 (2.63%) Cisco
7 41 (2.63%) IBM
8 40 (2.56%) Citrix
9 38 (2.43%) Bloomberg
10 35 (2.24%) Telerik
11 33 (2.11%) Apple
12 32 (2.05%) Snow
13 30 (1.92%) Tableau
14 28 (1.79%) Google
15 24 (1.54%) BMC
16 21 (1.35%) Remedy
17 18 (1.15%) CheckPoint
17 18 (1.15%) Sybase
18 17 (1.09%) Reuters