Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 138 212
Rank change year-on-year -39 +74 -44
Contract jobs citing Asset Management 1,620 1,838 1,395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.59% 1.92% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 2.24% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,031 1,237 916
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £269 £275 £263
90th Percentile £713 £688 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +8.38% -5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 63 38
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.89% -3.48% +3.57%
10th Percentile £13.10 £10.08 £11.43
90th Percentile £28.25 £43.39 £26.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.48 £16.50
% change year-on-year +10.13% +5.94% -5.71%

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 88,010 81,989 92,052
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.19% 85.54% 84.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,032 53,704 60,739
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,377 2,066 2,306
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +6.38% +9.05%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.44 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.08 £47.91
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +4.17% +11.14%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -36 1,457 £525 +0.86% 304
London -37 1,019 £550 - 201
UK excluding London -22 575 £434 +8.38% 110
South East -19 184 £449 +2.81% 25
North of England +29 135 £400 - 30
Scotland -41 128 £450 +12.50% 6
North West +38 91 £400 +6.67% 19
Midlands -13 45 £350 +40.00% 20
East of England -16 39 £420 -6.67% 17
Yorkshire -13 35 £369 -7.81% 10
West Midlands -21 32 £450 +12.56% 12
South West -32 28 £420 +50.40% 11
East Midlands -15 12 £350 +100.00% 7
Wales -31 10 £350 -17.65% 1
North East -7 9 £405 +1.25% 1
Northern Ireland +35 6 £447 +78.70%

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 681 (42.04%) Finance
2 389 (24.01%) Agile Software Development
3 278 (17.16%) SQL
4 254 (15.68%) Microsoft
5 234 (14.44%) Investment Management
6 200 (12.35%) Front Office
7 191 (11.79%) C#
8 184 (11.36%) ITIL
9 182 (11.23%) SQL Server
10 180 (11.11%) Fixed Income
11 176 (10.86%) Windows
12 175 (10.80%) Project Management
13 174 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
14 170 (10.49%) Banking
15 168 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
16 157 (9.69%) .NET
16 157 (9.69%) Problem-Solving
17 151 (9.32%) Business Analysis
18 143 (8.83%) Migration
19 142 (8.77%) Software Asset Management
20 138 (8.52%) Management Information System
21 128 (7.90%) Equities
22 125 (7.72%) Amazon AWS
23 120 (7.41%) DevOps
24 118 (7.28%) Oracle
25 117 (7.22%) Active Directory
26 113 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
27 110 (6.79%) JavaScript
28 107 (6.60%) Configuration Management
28 107 (6.60%) Scrum

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 49 (3.02%) CMS
2 33 (2.04%) MS Exchange
2 33 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 28 (1.73%) Confluence
4 17 (1.05%) IIS
5 15 (0.93%) WebSphere
6 14 (0.86%) Skype for Business
7 11 (0.68%) Apache Spark
7 11 (0.68%) NServiceBus
7 11 (0.68%) WordPress
8 10 (0.62%) SAS
9 9 (0.56%) Apache
9 9 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.25%) Documentum
13 4 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.19%) Oracle Service Bus
14 3 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 113 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 75 (4.63%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (1.60%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.31%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (0.25%) InVision
8 4 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.25%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.19%) Gliffy
9 3 (0.19%) InDesign
10 2 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.062%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.062%) Autodesk Inventor
11 1 (0.062%) Avid Media Composer
11 1 (0.062%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 76 (4.69%) Markit EDM
2 56 (3.46%) thinkFolio
3 27 (1.67%) Maximo
4 22 (1.36%) Eagle PACE
5 21 (1.30%) Bloomberg AIM
6 14 (0.86%) Front Arena
7 12 (0.74%) PolarLake
8 10 (0.62%) SAP S/4HANA
9 8 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
9 8 (0.49%) SAP PM
9 8 (0.49%) Temenos T24
10 7 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
11 6 (0.37%) LatentZero
11 6 (0.37%) Temenos Globus
12 4 (0.25%) Eloqua
12 4 (0.25%) HiPortfolio
12 4 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 4 (0.25%) SAP PS
13 3 (0.19%) SAP PLM
13 3 (0.19%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 125 (7.72%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (4.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (4.69%) Office 365
4 15 (0.93%) SaaS
5 13 (0.80%) OneDrive
6 12 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (0.68%) G Suite
8 6 (0.37%) IaaS
9 5 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 5 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.31%) GitHub
9 5 (0.31%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.31%) PaaS
10 4 (0.25%) AWS Fargate
10 4 (0.25%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.25%) Serverless
10 4 (0.25%) Veeva
11 3 (0.19%) Slack
11 3 (0.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.35%) Firewall
2 34 (2.10%) LAN
3 32 (1.98%) WAN
4 28 (1.73%) DHCP
5 24 (1.48%) DNS
6 23 (1.42%) Internet
7 22 (1.36%) SAN
8 20 (1.23%) TCP/IP
8 20 (1.23%) VPN
9 17 (1.05%) VoIP
10 15 (0.93%) Intranet
10 15 (0.93%) MPLS
11 13 (0.80%) NAS
11 13 (0.80%) Skype
12 12 (0.74%) Network Security
12 12 (0.74%) Unified Communications
13 11 (0.68%) SMS
13 11 (0.68%) Wireless
14 10 (0.62%) Ethernet
14 10 (0.62%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (11.23%) SQL Server
2 49 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
3 43 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (1.42%) SQL Server 2016
6 22 (1.36%) Relational Database
7 17 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
10 14 (0.86%) Hadoop
10 14 (0.86%) QlikView
11 13 (0.80%) Big Data
11 13 (0.80%) Power BI
11 13 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (0.62%) Blockchain
12 10 (0.62%) GIS
12 10 (0.62%) MongoDB
12 10 (0.62%) NoSQL
13 9 (0.56%) Data Lake
13 9 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 68 (4.20%) Jenkins
2 62 (3.83%) JIRA
3 56 (3.46%) Git (software)
4 48 (2.96%) TeamCity
5 40 (2.47%) Octopus Deploy
6 37 (2.28%) Visual Studio Team System
7 35 (2.16%) SpecFlow
8 33 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 28 (1.73%) Selenium
10 25 (1.54%) NUnit
11 24 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 23 (1.42%) Visual Studio
13 21 (1.30%) Bitbucket
14 19 (1.17%) MSBuild
15 16 (0.99%) Maven
15 16 (0.99%) Vagrant
16 14 (0.86%) Artifactory
17 13 (0.80%) Moq
18 11 (0.68%) JUnit
18 11 (0.68%) webpack
General
1 681 (42.04%) Finance
2 200 (12.35%) Front Office
3 170 (10.49%) Banking
4 63 (3.89%) Retail
5 60 (3.70%) Back Office
5 60 (3.70%) Investment Banking
6 56 (3.46%) Marketing
7 53 (3.27%) Legal
8 41 (2.53%) Financial Institution
9 32 (1.98%) Law
10 29 (1.79%) Advertising
11 23 (1.42%) Telecoms
12 19 (1.17%) Manufacturing
13 17 (1.05%) Private Banking
14 13 (0.80%) Publishing
15 11 (0.68%) Retail Banking
16 10 (0.62%) Billing
17 8 (0.49%) Electronics
18 7 (0.43%) French Language
19 6 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 472 (29.14%) Analyst
2 338 (20.86%) Developer
3 242 (14.94%) Business Analyst
4 167 (10.31%) Project Manager
5 110 (6.79%) Asset Management Analyst
6 107 (6.60%) Architect
7 97 (5.99%) C# Developer
8 75 (4.63%) Consultant
9 69 (4.26%) .NET Developer
10 68 (4.20%) Data Analyst
11 66 (4.07%) Asset Management Business Analyst
12 57 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
13 50 (3.09%) C# .NET Developer
14 49 (3.02%) IT Manager
14 49 (3.02%) Support Engineer
15 47 (2.90%) Desktop Support
15 47 (2.90%) IT Analyst
16 41 (2.53%) Asset Management Project Manager
16 41 (2.53%) Java Developer
16 41 (2.53%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (9.69%) .NET
2 103 (6.36%) HTML
3 88 (5.43%) AngularJS
4 84 (5.19%) Web Services
5 68 (4.20%) CSS
6 55 (3.40%) ASP.NET
7 51 (3.15%) React
8 48 (2.96%) ASP.NET Web API
8 48 (2.96%) XML
9 43 (2.65%) REST
10 41 (2.53%) HTML5
11 40 (2.47%) WCF
12 37 (2.28%) Middleware
13 33 (2.04%) .NET Framework
14 32 (1.98%) Entity Framework
15 30 (1.85%) WPF
16 29 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
17 28 (1.73%) Node.js
18 27 (1.67%) J2EE
19 26 (1.60%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 180 (11.11%) Fixed Income
2 174 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
3 138 (8.52%) Management Information System
4 128 (7.90%) Equities
5 86 (5.31%) Derivative
6 82 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
7 67 (4.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 52 (3.21%) Hedge funds
9 48 (2.96%) User Experience
10 47 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
11 41 (2.53%) CMDB
11 41 (2.53%) Data Centre
12 32 (1.98%) Exotic Derivative
13 31 (1.91%) Fintech
14 21 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
15 18 (1.11%) Computer Science
15 18 (1.11%) Virtual Team
16 14 (0.86%) Blackberry
16 14 (0.86%) Tandem
17 13 (0.80%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 176 (10.86%) Windows
2 68 (4.20%) Windows Server
3 64 (3.95%) Windows 10
4 61 (3.77%) Windows 7
5 57 (3.52%) Linux
6 36 (2.22%) Unix
7 21 (1.30%) Android
7 21 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (1.23%) Apple iOS
9 12 (0.74%) Mac OS
10 10 (0.62%) Windows XP
11 8 (0.49%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.37%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.37%) zOS
13 5 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.31%) Solaris
14 4 (0.25%) AIX
15 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (24.01%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (14.44%) Investment Management
3 184 (11.36%) ITIL
4 175 (10.80%) Project Management
5 168 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 157 (9.69%) Problem-Solving
7 151 (9.32%) Business Analysis
8 143 (8.83%) Migration
9 142 (8.77%) Software Asset Management
10 120 (7.41%) DevOps
11 107 (6.60%) Configuration Management
11 107 (6.60%) Scrum
12 99 (6.11%) Service Management
13 96 (5.93%) Change Management
14 84 (5.19%) Analytics
14 84 (5.19%) Software Engineering
15 83 (5.12%) Microservices
16 81 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
17 79 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
18 74 (4.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 278 (17.16%) SQL
2 191 (11.79%) C#
3 110 (6.79%) JavaScript
4 101 (6.23%) Java
5 83 (5.12%) Python
6 43 (2.65%) PowerShell
7 35 (2.16%) VBA
8 32 (1.98%) R
9 28 (1.73%) T-SQL
9 28 (1.73%) TypeScript
10 21 (1.30%) Shell Script
11 15 (0.93%) Bash Shell
12 14 (0.86%) PL/SQL
13 12 (0.74%) C
14 11 (0.68%) C++
14 11 (0.68%) Perl
15 10 (0.62%) Ruby
16 9 (0.56%) Korn
17 6 (0.37%) JCL
17 6 (0.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 97 (5.99%) Degree
2 58 (3.58%) Security Cleared
3 43 (2.65%) SC Cleared
4 30 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
5 29 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (1.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 19 (1.17%) PMP
7 16 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
8 15 (0.93%) CISSP
8 15 (0.93%) ISEB
9 14 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (0.80%) MCSE
11 11 (0.68%) A+ Certification
12 10 (0.62%) AWS Certification
13 8 (0.49%) PMI Certification
14 7 (0.43%) MCITP
14 7 (0.43%) MCP
14 7 (0.43%) MCSA
14 7 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 6 (0.37%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (3.27%) QA
2 44 (2.72%) Data Quality
3 38 (2.35%) PMO
4 30 (1.85%) SLA
5 25 (1.54%) MiFID
6 17 (1.05%) GDPR
7 11 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (0.62%) EMIR
8 10 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 19770
9 9 (0.56%) GCP
10 7 (0.43%) IFRS
11 6 (0.37%) AIFMD
11 6 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
11 6 (0.37%) Solvency II
12 5 (0.31%) COBIT
12 5 (0.31%) IFRS 9
13 4 (0.25%) PCI DSS
14 3 (0.19%) FATCA
14 3 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 2 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 117 (7.22%) Active Directory
2 66 (4.07%) Docker
3 33 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
4 15 (0.93%) XenApp
5 14 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
6 11 (0.68%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.49%) vSphere
8 7 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.31%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.19%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.12%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.12%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.062%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.062%) HDFS
13 1 (0.062%) Shibboleth
13 1 (0.062%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 71 (4.38%) SCCM
2 29 (1.79%) Kubernetes
3 28 (1.73%) Terraform
4 16 (0.99%) Ansible
5 14 (0.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 12 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
7 11 (0.68%) AirWatch
8 10 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (0.56%) Puppet
10 8 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
10 8 (0.49%) WSUS
11 7 (0.43%) Backup Exec
11 7 (0.43%) SCOM
12 6 (0.37%) Control-M
13 5 (0.31%) FlexNet
13 5 (0.31%) Tivoli
14 4 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
14 4 (0.25%) NetBackup
14 4 (0.25%) Oracle ZFS
14 4 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 254 (15.68%) Microsoft
2 118 (7.28%) Oracle
3 94 (5.80%) ServiceNow
4 90 (5.56%) Charles River
5 81 (5.00%) SAP
6 67 (4.14%) IBM
7 64 (3.95%) Bloomberg
8 51 (3.15%) VMware
9 47 (2.90%) Cisco
10 46 (2.84%) Citrix
11 43 (2.65%) Snow
12 35 (2.16%) Adobe
13 31 (1.91%) Apple
13 31 (1.91%) HP
14 28 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
15 21 (1.30%) SimCorp
16 19 (1.17%) Capita
17 17 (1.05%) FactSet
17 17 (1.05%) Google
17 17 (1.05%) Remedy