Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 175 172 136
Rank change year-on-year -3 -36 +84
Contract jobs citing Asset Management 1,426 1,687 1,877
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.59% 1.65% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.90% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 1,040 1,238
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £206 £263 £274
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -4.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 71 68
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.87% +14.74%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.50 £10.27
90th Percentile £45.90 £28.25 £38.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.38
% change year-on-year -4.29% +0.72% +13.93%

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 77,382 88,732 83,633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.55% 86.84% 86.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 50,783 58,499 54,985
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £278
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,304 2,441 2,085
UK median hourly rate £24.24 £20.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.22% -14.58% +4.35%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.17 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £50.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.94 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +19.70% -16.67% +2.13%

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 17 September 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 17 September 2019.

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 17 September 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 +3 1,318 £500 -2.44% 301
London +15 951 £550 - 141
UK excluding London -5 461 £430 +1.18% 176
South East +15 171 £450 - 68
Scotland +16 86 £425 -5.56% 7
North of England -18 73 £300 -22.08% 42
Midlands +53 54 £450 +28.57% 14
East of England +21 44 £375 -21.05% 15
West Midlands +45 42 £350 -12.55% 11
North West -32 35 £425 +7.94% 25
Yorkshire +18 33 £200 -44.83% 13
South West -27 24 £500 +25.00% 21
Wales +17 6 £575 +69.12% 8
North East +14 5 £251 -37.96% 4
East Midlands +13 5 £235 -29.93% 3
Northern Ireland -4 3 £603 +30.98% 1

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (47.27%) Finance
2 503 (35.27%) Agile Software Development
3 348 (24.40%) AWS
4 330 (23.14%) Web Services
5 313 (21.95%) Java
6 277 (19.42%) Software Engineering
7 255 (17.88%) Front Office
8 235 (16.48%) Python
9 234 (16.41%) Investment Management
10 229 (16.06%) Fixed Income
11 206 (14.45%) Microsoft
12 197 (13.81%) JavaScript
13 193 (13.53%) Windows
14 185 (12.97%) Docker
15 179 (12.55%) SQL
16 177 (12.41%) Serverless
17 176 (12.34%) Amazon S3
18 173 (12.13%) C#
19 171 (11.99%) AWS Lambda
20 168 (11.78%) Amazon RDS
21 167 (11.71%) DevOps
21 167 (11.71%) J2EE
22 144 (10.10%) AngularJS
23 143 (10.03%) Terraform
23 143 (10.03%) Derivative
24 141 (9.89%) SQL Server
25 140 (9.82%) Amazon EC2
26 138 (9.68%) Amazon Redshift
27 137 (9.61%) Azure
28 130 (9.12%) Amazon SQS

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 39 (2.73%) SharePoint
2 37 (2.59%) Skype for Business
3 19 (1.33%) Confluence
4 18 (1.26%) MS Exchange
5 16 (1.12%) Apache
6 11 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (0.70%) CMS
8 9 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (0.63%) IIS
8 9 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (0.35%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.35%) Jupyter
11 5 (0.35%) Mendix
11 5 (0.35%) SAS
12 4 (0.28%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 84 (5.89%) Microsoft Office
2 81 (5.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.21%) SPSS
7 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.14%) InVision
7 2 (0.14%) Sketch
8 1 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.070%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.070%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.070%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 24 (1.68%) Markit EDM
2 22 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 18 (1.26%) thinkFolio
4 17 (1.19%) SAP S/4HANA
5 16 (1.12%) Maximo
6 12 (0.84%) PolarLake
7 10 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
8 9 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
8 9 (0.63%) SimCorp Dimension
9 6 (0.42%) Remedy AR System
10 5 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (0.35%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 5 (0.35%) Primavera
11 4 (0.28%) FINCAD Analytics
11 4 (0.28%) LatentZero
11 4 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
11 4 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
11 4 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
12 3 (0.21%) SAP CO
12 3 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 348 (24.40%) AWS
2 177 (12.41%) Serverless
3 176 (12.34%) Amazon S3
4 171 (11.99%) AWS Lambda
5 140 (9.82%) Amazon EC2
6 137 (9.61%) Azure
7 130 (9.12%) Amazon SQS
8 123 (8.63%) OpenShift
9 100 (7.01%) Office 365
10 89 (6.24%) AWS CloudFormation
11 78 (5.47%) Amazon ECS
12 60 (4.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 52 (3.65%) GitHub
14 34 (2.38%) SaaS
15 23 (1.61%) PaaS
16 21 (1.47%) Power Platform
17 20 (1.40%) IaaS
18 16 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
19 9 (0.63%) GCP
20 8 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.73%) Skype
2 30 (2.10%) LAN
3 22 (1.54%) VPN
4 20 (1.40%) Firewall
5 19 (1.33%) WAN
6 16 (1.12%) DNS
6 16 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
7 14 (0.98%) TCP/IP
8 12 (0.84%) DHCP
9 10 (0.70%) 4G
9 10 (0.70%) Intranet
9 10 (0.70%) Radio Access Network
10 8 (0.56%) Internet
11 7 (0.49%) SAN
12 6 (0.42%) Network Security
12 6 (0.42%) SSH
12 6 (0.42%) VoIP
13 5 (0.35%) BGP
13 5 (0.35%) NAS
14 4 (0.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (11.78%) Amazon RDS
2 141 (9.89%) SQL Server
3 138 (9.68%) Amazon Redshift
4 42 (2.95%) Relational Database
5 40 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
6 39 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
6 39 (2.73%) MySQL
7 34 (2.38%) RDBMS
8 33 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 32 (2.24%) Amazon Athena
10 27 (1.89%) Amazon Aurora
11 25 (1.75%) Big Data
12 24 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 21 (1.47%) Power BI
14 14 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 13 (0.91%) NoSQL
16 11 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
17 10 (0.70%) MongoDB
17 10 (0.70%) Oracle Database
18 9 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 119 (8.35%) Artifactory
2 93 (6.52%) RStudio
3 55 (3.86%) Jenkins
4 48 (3.37%) JIRA
5 45 (3.16%) GitLab
6 35 (2.45%) Bitbucket
7 33 (2.31%) Git (software)
8 29 (2.03%) Travis CI
9 22 (1.54%) NUnit
10 19 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (1.26%) Selenium
12 12 (0.84%) MSTest
13 9 (0.63%) Subversion
13 9 (0.63%) TeamCity
14 8 (0.56%) Moq
14 8 (0.56%) Visual Studio Coded UI
15 7 (0.49%) Cucumber
15 7 (0.49%) MSI
16 6 (0.42%) SpecFlow
17 5 (0.35%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 674 (47.27%) Finance
2 255 (17.88%) Front Office
3 126 (8.84%) Banking
4 55 (3.86%) Public Sector
5 45 (3.16%) Legal
6 38 (2.66%) Retail
7 33 (2.31%) Back Office
7 33 (2.31%) Investment Banking
8 29 (2.03%) Advertising
9 28 (1.96%) Telecoms
10 24 (1.68%) Marketing
11 21 (1.47%) Financial Institution
12 16 (1.12%) Private Banking
13 10 (0.70%) Law
14 9 (0.63%) General Ledger
15 8 (0.56%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.49%) Manufacturing
17 6 (0.42%) German Language
18 5 (0.35%) Billing
18 5 (0.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 375 (26.30%) Developer
2 309 (21.67%) Analyst
3 156 (10.94%) AWS Developer
4 154 (10.80%) Business Analyst
5 138 (9.68%) Architect
6 110 (7.71%) AWS Engineer
7 107 (7.50%) Java Developer
7 107 (7.50%) Software Engineer
8 77 (5.40%) Senior Developer
9 76 (5.33%) AWS Software Engineer
10 72 (5.05%) Angular Developer
11 70 (4.91%) Java Software Developer
12 62 (4.35%) Asset Management Analyst
13 58 (4.07%) Project Manager
14 53 (3.72%) Consultant
15 52 (3.65%) Lead Developer
16 50 (3.51%) Python Developer
17 49 (3.44%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 49 (3.44%) JavaScript Developer
18 47 (3.30%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 330 (23.14%) Web Services
2 167 (11.71%) J2EE
3 144 (10.10%) AngularJS
4 118 (8.27%) .NET
5 117 (8.20%) React
6 98 (6.87%) Node.js
7 66 (4.63%) J2SE
8 49 (3.44%) CSS
9 47 (3.30%) HTML
10 34 (2.38%) Vue.js
11 33 (2.31%) REST
12 29 (2.03%) .NET Framework
13 28 (1.96%) XML
14 25 (1.75%) ASP.NET
15 23 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
15 23 (1.61%) SOAP
16 22 (1.54%) .NET Core
16 22 (1.54%) HTML5
17 20 (1.40%) Middleware
17 20 (1.40%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 229 (16.06%) Fixed Income
2 143 (10.03%) Derivative
3 73 (5.12%) Equities
4 69 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
5 67 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
6 66 (4.63%) Management Information System
7 48 (3.37%) CMDB
8 40 (2.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 36 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
10 35 (2.45%) Hedge funds
11 27 (1.89%) Data Centre
12 25 (1.75%) User Experience
13 24 (1.68%) Reference Data
14 18 (1.26%) Equity Derivative
14 18 (1.26%) Pricing Data
15 17 (1.19%) OTC Derivatives
16 15 (1.05%) Exotic Derivative
16 15 (1.05%) Tandem
17 14 (0.98%) Public Cloud
17 14 (0.98%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 193 (13.53%) Windows
2 70 (4.91%) Linux
3 69 (4.84%) Windows 10
4 68 (4.77%) Windows 7
5 32 (2.24%) Windows Server
6 27 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (1.26%) Unix
9 17 (1.19%) Apple iOS
10 12 (0.84%) Android
11 9 (0.63%) Windows 2000
11 9 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.49%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.49%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.42%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.21%) AIX
14 3 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.21%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.21%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 503 (35.27%) Agile Software Development
2 277 (19.42%) Software Engineering
3 234 (16.41%) Investment Management
4 167 (11.71%) DevOps
5 130 (9.12%) Migration
6 125 (8.77%) ITIL
7 109 (7.64%) Business Analysis
8 108 (7.57%) Front End Development
9 105 (7.36%) Problem-Solving
10 103 (7.22%) Software Asset Management
11 101 (7.08%) Service Management
12 100 (7.01%) Microservices
13 98 (6.87%) Project Management
14 93 (6.52%) Decision-Making
15 91 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
16 86 (6.03%) Fund Management
16 86 (6.03%) Stakeholder Management
17 84 (5.89%) Portfolio Management
18 83 (5.82%) Mentoring
19 77 (5.40%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 313 (21.95%) Java
2 235 (16.48%) Python
3 197 (13.81%) JavaScript
4 179 (12.55%) SQL
5 173 (12.13%) C#
6 74 (5.19%) C++
7 65 (4.56%) R
8 38 (2.66%) PowerShell
9 19 (1.33%) TypeScript
10 17 (1.19%) VBA
11 15 (1.05%) PHP
11 15 (1.05%) T-SQL
12 10 (0.70%) VB
13 9 (0.63%) Scala
14 8 (0.56%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.49%) C
16 5 (0.35%) Perl
16 5 (0.35%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.21%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.21%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 73 (5.12%) Degree
2 70 (4.91%) Security Cleared
3 56 (3.93%) SC Cleared
4 26 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
6 22 (1.54%) AWS Certification
7 15 (1.05%) ISEB
8 13 (0.91%) MCSE
9 12 (0.84%) PMI Certification
10 10 (0.70%) MCITP
11 9 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
11 9 (0.63%) PMP
12 8 (0.56%) CFA
12 8 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
13 7 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (0.49%) DV Cleared
14 5 (0.35%) CCNA
14 5 (0.35%) MCP
14 5 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (0.28%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (3.79%) QA
2 35 (2.45%) SLA
3 26 (1.82%) Data Quality
4 15 (1.05%) GDPR
5 14 (0.98%) MiFID
6 10 (0.70%) PMO
7 9 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 7 (0.49%) EMIR
9 5 (0.35%) COBIT
9 5 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (0.21%) IFRS
11 3 (0.21%) IFRS 9
11 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.14%) AIFMD
12 2 (0.14%) NIST
12 2 (0.14%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.14%) UCITS
13 1 (0.070%) CRD IV
System Software
1 185 (12.97%) Docker
2 102 (7.15%) Active Directory
3 23 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (0.70%) BitLocker
7 9 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
7 9 (0.63%) XenApp
8 6 (0.42%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.35%) vSphere
10 4 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.21%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 3 (0.21%) DFS Replication
11 3 (0.21%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 3 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.14%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.070%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 143 (10.03%) Terraform
2 128 (8.98%) Kubernetes
3 62 (4.35%) Ansible
4 59 (4.14%) SCCM
5 13 (0.91%) AirWatch
6 12 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
7 8 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (0.42%) SCOM
9 5 (0.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 5 (0.35%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.28%) Puppet
10 4 (0.28%) vCenter Server
11 3 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
11 3 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.21%) Cisco UCCX
11 3 (0.21%) Icinga
11 3 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.21%) PaperCut
11 3 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.14%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 206 (14.45%) Microsoft
2 96 (6.73%) Oracle
3 91 (6.38%) Bloomberg
4 64 (4.49%) ServiceNow
5 56 (3.93%) Reuters
6 46 (3.23%) SAP
7 45 (3.16%) Citrix
8 39 (2.73%) Charles River
9 36 (2.52%) VMware
10 34 (2.38%) Cisco
11 29 (2.03%) Snow
12 26 (1.82%) Remedy
13 24 (1.68%) IBM
13 24 (1.68%) Ivanti
14 23 (1.61%) Adobe
15 21 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
16 20 (1.40%) Apple
16 20 (1.40%) BMC
16 20 (1.40%) Tableau
17 18 (1.26%) Sybase