Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 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.

Asset Management
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 223 167
Rank change year-on-year +92 -56 +5
Contract jobs citing Asset Management 1951 1293 1665
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.95% 1.23% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 1.46% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1284 814 1059
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £282 £250 £263
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 56 71
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.67% -18.92% +19.35%
10th Percentile £10.23 £10.31 £10.75
90th Percentile £38.60 £24.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.49 £15.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +16.58% -18.92% +13.85%

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 84677 88405 92997
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.53% 83.89% 81.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 56261 58466 60205
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1985 2318 2697
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £23.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +6.82% +15.79%
10th Percentile £11.60 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +12.50%

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 23 October 2017.

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 23 October 2017.

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 23 October 2017. 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 +93 1766 £500 - 92
London +49 1289 £550 - 51
UK excluding London +96 639 £400 - 46
South East +23 186 £413 -2.94% 11
Scotland +36 146 £395 -1.25% 5
North of England +103 103 £425 +36.00% 8
Midlands +57 72 £340 -17.08% 11
South West +34 70 £325 -13.33% 8
East of England -22 45 £425 - 3
North West +33 44 £425 +36.00% 5
West Midlands +47 43 £375 - 7
East Midlands +21 30 £200 -51.22% 4
North East +85 29 £425 +41.67% 1
Yorkshire +44 29 £413 - 2
Wales +20 17 £500 +100.00%

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 with a requirement for Asset Management.

1 700 (35.88%) Finance
2 382 (19.58%) Agile Software Development
3 359 (18.40%) SQL
4 358 (18.35%) Investment Management
5 285 (14.61%) Banking
6 262 (13.43%) Front Office
7 261 (13.38%) Microsoft
8 232 (11.89%) SQL Server
9 214 (10.97%) Project Management
10 203 (10.40%) ITIL
11 191 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 171 (8.76%) C#
13 167 (8.56%) Java
13 167 (8.56%) Windows
14 160 (8.20%) Business Analysis
15 153 (7.84%) JavaScript
16 149 (7.64%) .NET
17 147 (7.53%) Migration
18 145 (7.43%) Fixed Income
19 137 (7.02%) Markit EDM
20 135 (6.92%) Change Management
21 133 (6.82%) Oracle
22 129 (6.61%) Microsoft Excel
23 126 (6.46%) Degree
24 125 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
25 124 (6.36%) Investment Banking
26 122 (6.25%) Analytics
27 113 (5.79%) Management Information System
27 113 (5.79%) Scrum
28 111 (5.69%) CRM

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 53 (2.72%) CMS
2 39 (2.00%) MS Exchange
3 38 (1.95%) Documentum
4 37 (1.90%) SharePoint
5 22 (1.13%) Confluence
6 17 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 13 (0.67%) IBM Notes
8 10 (0.51%) Apache
8 10 (0.51%) WebSphere
9 9 (0.46%) Skype for Business
10 8 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (0.41%) MS Project Server
10 8 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (0.36%) Drupal
11 7 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (0.31%) WordPress
13 5 (0.26%) IIS
13 5 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 129 (6.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 102 (5.23%) Microsoft Office
3 48 (2.46%) MS Visio
4 31 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 29 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
6 24 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.36%) InDesign
8 6 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.31%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.10%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 137 (7.02%) Markit EDM
2 83 (4.25%) Maximo
3 69 (3.54%) thinkFolio
4 29 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 25 (1.28%) SimCorp Dimension
6 18 (0.92%) SAP CO
6 18 (0.92%) SAP FI
6 18 (0.92%) SAP FI/CO
7 17 (0.87%) Bloomberg AIM
8 11 (0.56%) SAP MM
8 11 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 11 (0.56%) Sentinel
9 9 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
10 8 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
11 7 (0.36%) Eagle PACE
11 7 (0.36%) SAP IS-U
12 6 (0.31%) LatentZero
12 6 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
12 6 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 6 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 86 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (2.26%) Office 365
3 41 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (0.97%) SaaS
5 16 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.46%) npm
6 9 (0.46%) PaaS
7 7 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 6 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.31%) GitHub
8 6 (0.31%) IaaS
9 5 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (0.26%) Yarn
10 4 (0.21%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.21%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.15%) Algolia
12 2 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.10%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.10%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 45 (2.31%) LAN
2 44 (2.26%) Internet
3 40 (2.05%) Firewall
4 36 (1.85%) WAN
5 26 (1.33%) VPN
6 25 (1.28%) DNS
7 23 (1.18%) TCP/IP
8 20 (1.03%) LDAP
8 20 (1.03%) Unified Communications
9 18 (0.92%) Network Security
10 17 (0.87%) Wireless
11 15 (0.77%) MPLS
12 14 (0.72%) DHCP
13 13 (0.67%) BGP
13 13 (0.67%) VoIP
14 12 (0.62%) OSPF
14 12 (0.62%) SAN
15 11 (0.56%) EIGRP
16 10 (0.51%) VLAN
16 10 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (11.89%) SQL Server
2 70 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
3 60 (3.08%) Relational Database
4 52 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 48 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 46 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 34 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 28 (1.44%) RDBMS
9 25 (1.28%) Oracle Database
9 25 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 21 (1.08%) Big Data
11 20 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
12 18 (0.92%) QlikView
13 15 (0.77%) MySQL
14 14 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
14 14 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (0.62%) NoSQL
15 12 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
15 12 (0.62%) Power BI
16 10 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 55 (2.82%) JIRA
2 49 (2.51%) Jenkins
3 30 (1.54%) Git (software)
4 27 (1.38%) TeamCity
5 21 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (0.92%) Cucumber
6 18 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
6 18 (0.92%) Selenium
7 15 (0.77%) Mocha
8 14 (0.72%) Subversion
9 13 (0.67%) FitNesse
10 11 (0.56%) Karma Test Runner
10 11 (0.56%) Protractor
10 11 (0.56%) Visual Studio
11 10 (0.51%) Maven
11 10 (0.51%) SpecFlow
12 9 (0.46%) Jasmine
12 9 (0.46%) JUnit
12 9 (0.46%) NUnit
13 8 (0.41%) Appium
General
1 700 (35.88%) Finance
2 285 (14.61%) Banking
3 262 (13.43%) Front Office
4 124 (6.36%) Investment Banking
5 67 (3.43%) Marketing
6 58 (2.97%) Legal
7 56 (2.87%) Retail
8 45 (2.31%) Telecoms
9 33 (1.69%) Back Office
10 24 (1.23%) Advertising
11 22 (1.13%) Financial Institution
12 20 (1.03%) Manufacturing
13 18 (0.92%) Law
14 16 (0.82%) Billing
15 15 (0.77%) General Ledger
16 13 (0.67%) Private Banking
17 12 (0.62%) Automotive
18 9 (0.46%) Electronics
18 9 (0.46%) Publishing
19 8 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 615 (31.52%) Analyst
2 421 (21.58%) Developer
3 343 (17.58%) Business Analyst
4 190 (9.74%) Project Manager
5 140 (7.18%) Asset Management Analyst
6 110 (5.64%) Architect
6 110 (5.64%) Consultant
7 91 (4.66%) C# Developer
8 83 (4.25%) Data Analyst
9 81 (4.15%) Asset Management Business Analyst
9 81 (4.15%) SQL Developer
10 56 (2.87%) Java Developer
11 53 (2.72%) Asset Management Project Manager
12 49 (2.51%) IT Analyst
12 49 (2.51%) Support Analyst
13 48 (2.46%) IT Manager
13 48 (2.46%) Test Analyst
14 46 (2.36%) Senior Analyst
15 44 (2.26%) Solutions Architect
16 42 (2.15%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (7.64%) .NET
2 109 (5.59%) HTML
3 97 (4.97%) AngularJS
4 82 (4.20%) Web Services
5 68 (3.49%) CSS
6 54 (2.77%) ASP.NET
6 54 (2.77%) Node.js
7 48 (2.46%) XML
8 45 (2.31%) HTML5
9 40 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 37 (1.90%) Entity Framework
11 36 (1.85%) .NET Framework
11 36 (1.85%) jQuery
11 36 (1.85%) WCF
12 35 (1.79%) REST
13 30 (1.54%) React
14 29 (1.49%) WPF
15 23 (1.18%) FIX Protocol
16 22 (1.13%) gRPC
17 21 (1.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 145 (7.43%) Fixed Income
2 125 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 113 (5.79%) Management Information System
4 76 (3.90%) Derivative
5 72 (3.69%) Equities
6 68 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
7 61 (3.13%) CMDB
8 53 (2.72%) Data Centre
8 53 (2.72%) Hedge funds
9 40 (2.05%) User Experience
10 38 (1.95%) Computer Science
11 36 (1.85%) Market Risk
12 33 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 28 (1.44%) Fintech
14 23 (1.18%) Replication
15 22 (1.13%) Social Media
16 21 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
17 20 (1.03%) Reference Data
18 19 (0.97%) Blackberry
18 19 (0.97%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 167 (8.56%) Windows
2 72 (3.69%) Linux
3 55 (2.82%) Windows 7
4 52 (2.67%) Unix
5 40 (2.05%) Windows Server
6 28 (1.44%) Windows 10
7 26 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (1.28%) Apple iOS
9 16 (0.82%) Android
10 12 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (0.46%) AIX
13 8 (0.41%) Solaris
14 6 (0.31%) CentOS
14 6 (0.31%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.31%) SUSE
14 6 (0.31%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.15%) OS/390
15 3 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (19.58%) Agile Software Development
2 358 (18.35%) Investment Management
3 214 (10.97%) Project Management
4 203 (10.40%) ITIL
5 191 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 160 (8.20%) Business Analysis
7 147 (7.53%) Migration
8 135 (6.92%) Change Management
9 122 (6.25%) Analytics
10 113 (5.79%) Scrum
11 111 (5.69%) CRM
12 104 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
13 101 (5.18%) SDLC
14 96 (4.92%) ETL
15 94 (4.82%) Configuration Management
15 94 (4.82%) Wealth Management
16 89 (4.56%) Data Management
17 85 (4.36%) Fund Management
17 85 (4.36%) Service Management
18 80 (4.10%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 359 (18.40%) SQL
2 171 (8.76%) C#
3 167 (8.56%) Java
4 153 (7.84%) JavaScript
5 63 (3.23%) Python
5 63 (3.23%) VBA
6 54 (2.77%) PowerShell
7 52 (2.67%) T-SQL
8 31 (1.59%) Perl
9 29 (1.49%) PL/SQL
10 20 (1.03%) C
11 18 (0.92%) Korn
12 17 (0.87%) Bash Shell
13 16 (0.82%) C++
14 14 (0.72%) TypeScript
15 13 (0.67%) R
15 13 (0.67%) Shell Script
16 12 (0.62%) Ruby
17 11 (0.56%) Bourne shell
18 9 (0.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 126 (6.46%) Degree
2 46 (2.36%) Security Cleared
3 38 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 23 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
7 19 (0.97%) CCNA
8 18 (0.92%) PMI Certification
9 16 (0.82%) AWS Certification
9 16 (0.82%) MCSE
10 15 (0.77%) ISEB
11 14 (0.72%) MCITP
11 14 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 12 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
13 11 (0.56%) PMP
14 10 (0.51%) CFA
14 10 (0.51%) ISTQB
14 10 (0.51%) MCP
14 10 (0.51%) MCSA
15 9 (0.46%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (5.64%) MiFID
2 86 (4.41%) QA
3 48 (2.46%) SLA
4 45 (2.31%) EMIR
5 43 (2.20%) GDPR
6 29 (1.49%) Data Quality
7 28 (1.44%) PMO
8 15 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 15 (0.77%) Solvency II
9 12 (0.62%) AIFMD
10 10 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
10 10 (0.51%) UCITS
11 7 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
12 5 (0.26%) COBIT
13 4 (0.21%) IFRS
13 4 (0.21%) IFRS 9
14 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
14 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 3 (0.15%) NEBOSH
14 3 (0.15%) WCAG
System Software
1 85 (4.36%) Active Directory
2 40 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (1.64%) Docker
4 17 (0.87%) Hyper-V
5 16 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
8 9 (0.46%) Samba
9 8 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
10 7 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (0.36%) XenApp
11 6 (0.31%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (0.26%) NFS
12 5 (0.26%) SRDF
12 5 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (0.26%) Veritas File System
12 5 (0.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 5 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 45 (2.31%) SCCM
2 20 (1.03%) Terraform
3 19 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
4 15 (0.77%) Ansible
4 15 (0.77%) Packer
4 15 (0.77%) WSUS
5 14 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
6 12 (0.62%) Puppet
7 11 (0.56%) Consul
7 11 (0.56%) Kubernetes
8 9 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
8 9 (0.46%) Control-M
9 8 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
9 8 (0.41%) Nagios
10 7 (0.36%) AirWatch
10 7 (0.36%) Aspera SmartTrack
10 7 (0.36%) NetBackup
11 6 (0.31%) Nessus
11 6 (0.31%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 261 (13.38%) Microsoft
2 133 (6.82%) Oracle
3 107 (5.48%) ServiceNow
4 104 (5.33%) Charles River
5 94 (4.82%) SAP
6 67 (3.43%) IBM
7 64 (3.28%) Cisco
8 56 (2.87%) HP
9 53 (2.72%) Bloomberg
10 50 (2.56%) VMware
11 39 (2.00%) Citrix
12 37 (1.90%) Adobe
13 36 (1.85%) OpenText
14 29 (1.49%) SimCorp
15 26 (1.33%) Snow
16 22 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
17 21 (1.08%) hybris
18 20 (1.03%) Red Hat
18 20 (1.03%) Symantec
19 19 (0.97%) Google