Period
to 23 November 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 November 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 204 170
Rank change year-on-year +64 -34 +12
Contract jobs citing Asset Management 1933 1336 1679
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.87% 1.27% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 1.51% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1275 840 1105
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.97%
10th Percentile £289 £250 £250
90th Percentile £688 £688 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £400
% change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 70 73
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.03% -23.68% +16.03%
10th Percentile £10.43 £10.11 £10.75
90th Percentile £37.40 £24.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.48 £14.38 £19.50
% change year-on-year +21.60% -26.28% +6.85%

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 87085 88317 92969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.90% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 58028 58368 60222
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £631 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2061 2366 2748
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - +1.05% +18.75%

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 November 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 November 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 November 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 +66 1736 £502 +0.30% 168
London +45 1284 £550 +3.29% 115
UK excluding London +88 623 £400 +8.11% 58
South East +23 161 £400 - 17
Scotland +29 155 £400 +9.97% 6
North of England +100 112 £425 +36.00% 11
Midlands +49 74 £250 -38.84% 7
South West +8 59 £381 +8.93% 7
North West +29 47 £440 +35.38% 6
East of England -8 45 £351 -18.49% 10
West Midlands +42 40 £345 -13.63% 4
Yorkshire +46 34 £388 +93.75% 3
East Midlands +11 33 £200 -49.04% 3
North East +72 30 £475 +59.40% 2
Wales +24 17 £500 +233.33%

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 741 (38.33%) Finance
2 391 (20.23%) Agile Software Development
3 369 (19.09%) Investment Management
4 364 (18.83%) SQL
5 289 (14.95%) Banking
6 270 (13.97%) Front Office
7 255 (13.19%) Microsoft
8 235 (12.16%) SQL Server
9 208 (10.76%) Project Management
10 201 (10.40%) ITIL
11 174 (9.00%) Windows
12 163 (8.43%) Java
13 161 (8.33%) Fixed Income
14 160 (8.28%) Stakeholder Management
14 160 (8.28%) C#
15 158 (8.17%) Business Analysis
16 150 (7.76%) Migration
17 149 (7.71%) .NET
18 142 (7.35%) JavaScript
19 141 (7.29%) Markit EDM
20 130 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
20 130 (6.73%) Oracle
21 128 (6.62%) Microsoft Excel
22 122 (6.31%) Management Information System
22 122 (6.31%) Change Management
23 119 (6.16%) Degree
24 118 (6.10%) Investment Banking
25 116 (6.00%) CRM
25 116 (6.00%) Analytics
26 114 (5.90%) 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 52 (2.69%) CMS
2 42 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 38 (1.97%) Documentum
4 32 (1.66%) MS Exchange
5 24 (1.24%) Confluence
6 15 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 10 (0.52%) Apache
7 10 (0.52%) IBM Notes
8 9 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
9 8 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (0.41%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (0.36%) IIS
10 7 (0.36%) MS Project Server
10 7 (0.36%) NServiceBus
10 7 (0.36%) Skype for Business
11 6 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (0.31%) Drupal
11 6 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 128 (6.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 97 (5.02%) Microsoft Office
3 46 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 29 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 28 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
6 15 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.36%) InDesign
8 5 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
8 5 (0.26%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.10%) Mingle
11 1 (0.052%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 141 (7.29%) Markit EDM
2 80 (4.14%) Maximo
3 64 (3.31%) thinkFolio
4 25 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 22 (1.14%) SimCorp Dimension
6 17 (0.88%) SAP CO
6 17 (0.88%) SAP FI
6 17 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
7 14 (0.72%) Bloomberg AIM
8 11 (0.57%) SAP MM
9 10 (0.52%) Eagle PACE
9 10 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
9 10 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 9 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
10 9 (0.47%) Sentinel
11 7 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
11 7 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
11 7 (0.36%) SAP IS-U
12 6 (0.31%) Minerva
12 6 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 91 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (2.12%) Office 365
4 17 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (0.78%) SaaS
6 8 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 6 (0.31%) GitHub
8 6 (0.31%) PaaS
9 5 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (0.26%) npm
10 4 (0.21%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.21%) CloudFront
10 4 (0.21%) Yarn
11 3 (0.16%) Algolia
11 3 (0.16%) G Suite
11 3 (0.16%) IaaS
11 3 (0.16%) Sauce Labs
12 2 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.22%) Firewall
2 42 (2.17%) Internet
2 42 (2.17%) LAN
3 32 (1.66%) WAN
4 25 (1.29%) DNS
5 21 (1.09%) LDAP
5 21 (1.09%) Unified Communications
5 21 (1.09%) VPN
6 19 (0.98%) SAN
6 19 (0.98%) TCP/IP
7 16 (0.83%) Network Security
8 15 (0.78%) DHCP
9 14 (0.72%) MPLS
9 14 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (0.67%) VoIP
10 13 (0.67%) Wireless
11 12 (0.62%) BGP
12 11 (0.57%) NAS
12 11 (0.57%) OSPF
12 11 (0.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 70 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
3 63 (3.26%) Relational Database
4 58 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 48 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 44 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 33 (1.71%) RDBMS
7 33 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (1.14%) Oracle Database
9 21 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
10 20 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (0.88%) Big Data
11 17 (0.88%) QlikView
12 16 (0.83%) MySQL
13 14 (0.72%) NoSQL
13 14 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
14 13 (0.67%) Power BI
15 12 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
15 12 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
16 10 (0.52%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 58 (3.00%) JIRA
2 46 (2.38%) Jenkins
3 34 (1.76%) Git (software)
4 22 (1.14%) Selenium
5 21 (1.09%) TeamCity
6 18 (0.93%) Cucumber
6 18 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
7 15 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (0.67%) Subversion
9 12 (0.62%) FitNesse
9 12 (0.62%) Karma Test Runner
9 12 (0.62%) Mocha
10 11 (0.57%) SpecFlow
10 11 (0.57%) Visual Studio
11 10 (0.52%) Appium
11 10 (0.52%) Maven
11 10 (0.52%) Protractor
12 9 (0.47%) Jasmine
12 9 (0.47%) JUnit
12 9 (0.47%) SonarQube
General
1 741 (38.33%) Finance
2 289 (14.95%) Banking
3 270 (13.97%) Front Office
4 118 (6.10%) Investment Banking
5 62 (3.21%) Marketing
6 54 (2.79%) Retail
7 50 (2.59%) Legal
8 41 (2.12%) Back Office
9 32 (1.66%) Telecoms
10 25 (1.29%) Advertising
11 24 (1.24%) Financial Institution
12 18 (0.93%) Law
13 17 (0.88%) Manufacturing
14 16 (0.83%) Billing
15 15 (0.78%) General Ledger
16 14 (0.72%) Automotive
17 11 (0.57%) Publishing
18 9 (0.47%) Private Banking
18 9 (0.47%) Retail Banking
19 6 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 585 (30.26%) Analyst
2 420 (21.73%) Developer
3 328 (16.97%) Business Analyst
4 190 (9.83%) Project Manager
5 129 (6.67%) Asset Management Analyst
6 109 (5.64%) Consultant
7 107 (5.54%) Architect
8 87 (4.50%) SQL Developer
9 83 (4.29%) C# Developer
10 80 (4.14%) Asset Management Business Analyst
11 72 (3.72%) Data Analyst
12 57 (2.95%) Java Developer
13 56 (2.90%) IT Manager
14 48 (2.48%) Test Analyst
15 47 (2.43%) Asset Management Project Manager
15 47 (2.43%) Support Analyst
16 45 (2.33%) IT Analyst
16 45 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
17 41 (2.12%) JavaScript Developer
17 41 (2.12%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (7.71%) .NET
2 100 (5.17%) HTML
3 95 (4.91%) AngularJS
4 81 (4.19%) Web Services
5 61 (3.16%) CSS
6 52 (2.69%) Node.js
7 51 (2.64%) XML
8 50 (2.59%) ASP.NET
9 43 (2.22%) HTML5
10 39 (2.02%) .NET Framework
11 37 (1.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 35 (1.81%) REST
13 34 (1.76%) Entity Framework
14 32 (1.66%) jQuery
15 30 (1.55%) WCF
16 28 (1.45%) React
17 27 (1.40%) FIX Protocol
18 26 (1.35%) WPF
19 22 (1.14%) gRPC
20 20 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 161 (8.33%) Fixed Income
2 130 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 122 (6.31%) Management Information System
4 92 (4.76%) Derivative
5 79 (4.09%) Equities
6 74 (3.83%) Greenfield Project
7 57 (2.95%) CMDB
8 49 (2.53%) Hedge funds
9 46 (2.38%) Data Centre
10 38 (1.97%) Computer Science
10 38 (1.97%) User Experience
11 34 (1.76%) Market Risk
12 32 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 28 (1.45%) Replication
14 26 (1.35%) Fintech
15 21 (1.09%) PKI
16 20 (1.03%) Data Structures
16 20 (1.03%) Social Media
17 19 (0.98%) Reference Data
18 18 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 174 (9.00%) Windows
2 84 (4.35%) Linux
3 53 (2.74%) Windows 7
4 49 (2.53%) Unix
5 45 (2.33%) Windows Server
6 37 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (1.45%) Windows 10
8 25 (1.29%) Apple iOS
9 23 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (0.78%) Android
12 15 (0.78%) Solaris
13 14 (0.72%) AIX
14 8 (0.41%) CentOS
14 8 (0.41%) SUSE
15 6 (0.31%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.31%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.26%) Data ONTAP
16 5 (0.26%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (20.23%) Agile Software Development
2 369 (19.09%) Investment Management
3 208 (10.76%) Project Management
4 201 (10.40%) ITIL
5 160 (8.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 158 (8.17%) Business Analysis
7 150 (7.76%) Migration
8 122 (6.31%) Change Management
9 116 (6.00%) Analytics
9 116 (6.00%) CRM
10 114 (5.90%) Scrum
11 110 (5.69%) SDLC
12 101 (5.23%) Configuration Management
13 99 (5.12%) Wealth Management
14 98 (5.07%) ETL
15 96 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
16 94 (4.86%) Fund Management
17 87 (4.50%) Service Management
18 79 (4.09%) Data Migration
18 79 (4.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 364 (18.83%) SQL
2 163 (8.43%) Java
3 160 (8.28%) C#
4 142 (7.35%) JavaScript
5 67 (3.47%) Python
6 66 (3.41%) VBA
7 59 (3.05%) T-SQL
8 58 (3.00%) PowerShell
9 31 (1.60%) Perl
10 28 (1.45%) PL/SQL
11 21 (1.09%) C
12 19 (0.98%) Bash Shell
13 18 (0.93%) Korn
14 17 (0.88%) C++
15 16 (0.83%) Ruby
16 15 (0.78%) Shell Script
17 11 (0.57%) Bourne shell
17 11 (0.57%) TypeScript
18 9 (0.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 9 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 119 (6.16%) Degree
2 42 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 39 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 24 (1.24%) CCNA
6 22 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (0.88%) PMI Certification
8 16 (0.83%) AWS Certification
9 15 (0.78%) MCITP
10 14 (0.72%) ISEB
10 14 (0.72%) MCSE
10 14 (0.72%) PMP
11 12 (0.62%) CISSP
11 12 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
11 12 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 11 (0.57%) CCNP
12 11 (0.57%) ISTQB
12 11 (0.57%) MCP
12 11 (0.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (4.97%) MiFID
2 82 (4.24%) QA
3 48 (2.48%) GDPR
4 45 (2.33%) SLA
5 38 (1.97%) EMIR
6 27 (1.40%) Data Quality
7 24 (1.24%) PMO
8 18 (0.93%) Solvency II
9 17 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 10 (0.52%) AIFMD
10 10 (0.52%) UCITS
11 8 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
12 7 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
13 6 (0.31%) FATCA
14 5 (0.26%) COBIT
15 4 (0.21%) IFRS
15 4 (0.21%) IFRS 9
16 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 3 (0.16%) NIST 800
16 3 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 90 (4.66%) Active Directory
2 44 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (1.71%) Docker
4 22 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (1.03%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.62%) vSphere
7 11 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (0.52%) SRDF
8 10 (0.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 9 (0.47%) Samba
10 8 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
11 7 (0.36%) Firmware
11 7 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (0.31%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (0.26%) NFS
13 5 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 5 (0.26%) Veritas File System
13 5 (0.26%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.21%) Squid
Systems Management
1 43 (2.22%) SCCM
2 26 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (1.29%) Ansible
4 22 (1.14%) Puppet
5 20 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
5 20 (1.03%) Terraform
6 15 (0.78%) Packer
6 15 (0.78%) WSUS
7 11 (0.57%) Consul
7 11 (0.57%) Kubernetes
8 10 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
8 10 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 9 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
10 8 (0.41%) Nagios
11 6 (0.31%) Control-M
11 6 (0.31%) SafeCom
12 5 (0.26%) EMC TimeFinder
12 5 (0.26%) NetApp OnCommand
12 5 (0.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 255 (13.19%) Microsoft
2 130 (6.73%) Oracle
3 106 (5.48%) Charles River
4 105 (5.43%) ServiceNow
5 85 (4.40%) SAP
6 75 (3.88%) Cisco
7 68 (3.52%) IBM
8 65 (3.36%) HP
9 59 (3.05%) VMware
10 46 (2.38%) Bloomberg
11 41 (2.12%) Citrix
12 35 (1.81%) Adobe
13 34 (1.76%) OpenText
14 27 (1.40%) Snow
15 25 (1.29%) SimCorp
16 24 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
17 23 (1.19%) Red Hat
18 22 (1.14%) NetApp
19 21 (1.09%) hybris
20 19 (0.98%) EMC