Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 136 212
Rank change year-on-year -34 +76 -39
Contract jobs citing Asset Management 1,696 1,945 1,320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.63% 1.90% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 2.21% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,028 1,283 830
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £238 £292 £250
90th Percentile £688 £688 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £368
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.84% -13.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 58 75
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +36.84% -22.56%
10th Percentile £13.82 £13.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £34.05 £35.90 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.49 £14.25
% change year-on-year +0.06% +22.74% -25.00%

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 90,418 88,119 87,561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.77% 85.88% 85.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,907 58,813 57,686
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £638 £638 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,315 2,058 2,464
UK median hourly rate £22.43 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.54% +6.67% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.19 £11.25 £11.06
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.58 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.00% +11.11% -

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -27 1,533 £500 -2.20% 258
London -16 1,128 £530 -3.64% 150
UK excluding London -41 548 £425 +6.25% 119
South East -23 158 £450 +12.50% 40
Scotland -12 137 £400 -5.88% 9
North of England -34 100 £375 -11.76% 40
North West +7 70 £385 -12.25% 22
Midlands -38 55 £363 +6.63% 6
East of England +7 46 £299 -25.31% 11
South West -38 44 £450 +12.50% 11
West Midlands -21 38 £381 +6.64% 4
Yorkshire -24 20 £288 -23.33% 16
East Midlands -7 17 £300 +20.00% 2
North East -34 10 £349 -17.94% 2
Wales -37 5 £288 -39.47% 2
Northern Ireland - 5 £447 -

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 747 (44.04%) Finance
2 473 (27.89%) Agile Software Development
3 370 (21.82%) SQL
4 272 (16.04%) Microsoft
5 246 (14.50%) Front Office
6 243 (14.33%) Investment Management
7 242 (14.27%) SQL Server
8 234 (13.80%) Banking
9 228 (13.44%) C#
10 206 (12.15%) .NET
11 195 (11.50%) Windows
12 185 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
13 178 (10.50%) Fixed Income
14 171 (10.08%) Java
15 160 (9.43%) DevOps
16 158 (9.32%) AngularJS
17 155 (9.14%) Web Services
18 154 (9.08%) Project Management
19 153 (9.02%) ITIL
20 151 (8.90%) Problem-Solving
21 147 (8.67%) Business Analysis
22 141 (8.31%) JavaScript
23 140 (8.25%) Microsoft Excel
23 140 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
24 137 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
24 137 (8.08%) Microservices
25 131 (7.72%) Greenfield Project
26 130 (7.67%) Service Management
26 130 (7.67%) Active Directory
27 129 (7.61%) Equities

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 41 (2.42%) CMS
2 36 (2.12%) SharePoint
3 33 (1.95%) MS Exchange
4 18 (1.06%) Confluence
4 18 (1.06%) SAS
5 14 (0.83%) Skype for Business
6 11 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (0.53%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.35%) WordPress
10 5 (0.29%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.29%) IIS
10 5 (0.29%) NServiceBus
11 3 (0.18%) Jupyter
12 2 (0.12%) Appian
12 2 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 140 (8.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 123 (7.25%) Microsoft Office
3 46 (2.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 29 (1.71%) MS Visio
5 24 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
6 14 (0.83%) InVision
6 14 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.12%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.12%) InDesign
8 2 (0.12%) Pixate
9 1 (0.059%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 62 (3.66%) Markit EDM
2 34 (2.00%) thinkFolio
3 26 (1.53%) Maximo
4 16 (0.94%) Bloomberg AIM
5 14 (0.83%) HiPortfolio
6 8 (0.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 7 (0.41%) Eloqua
7 7 (0.41%) PolarLake
7 7 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
8 6 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.24%) LatentZero
9 4 (0.24%) SunGard APT
10 3 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
10 3 (0.18%) SimCorp Dimension
11 2 (0.12%) Eagle PACE
11 2 (0.12%) MultiFonds
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.12%) Remedy AR System
11 2 (0.12%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 185 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (6.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 98 (5.78%) Office 365
4 29 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 29 (1.71%) OneDrive
5 28 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
6 21 (1.24%) SaaS
7 14 (0.83%) GitHub
8 11 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
8 11 (0.65%) Serverless
9 10 (0.59%) PaaS
10 9 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.53%) Mimecast
10 9 (0.53%) npm
11 8 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (0.47%) Amazon S3
11 8 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
12 7 (0.41%) BlueKai
12 7 (0.41%) G Suite
13 6 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.77%) Firewall
2 29 (1.71%) LAN
3 28 (1.65%) WAN
4 25 (1.47%) DHCP
5 21 (1.24%) DNS
5 21 (1.24%) VoIP
6 17 (1.00%) VPN
7 15 (0.88%) Internet
7 15 (0.88%) Skype
7 15 (0.88%) Wireless
8 14 (0.83%) TCP/IP
9 13 (0.77%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (0.65%) SMS
11 10 (0.59%) Network Security
11 10 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (0.53%) MPLS
13 8 (0.47%) Intranet
13 8 (0.47%) NetScaler
13 8 (0.47%) SAN
13 8 (0.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (14.27%) SQL Server
2 71 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
3 64 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 46 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 42 (2.48%) MongoDB
6 41 (2.42%) Hadoop
7 27 (1.59%) QlikView
8 25 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
9 23 (1.36%) MS Access
10 22 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
10 22 (1.30%) Relational Database
11 20 (1.18%) Power BI
11 20 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
12 17 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (0.77%) NoSQL
15 12 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
16 10 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
16 10 (0.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 9 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 97 (5.72%) Jenkins
2 61 (3.60%) Maven
3 58 (3.42%) Git (software)
4 55 (3.24%) Octopus Deploy
5 54 (3.18%) JIRA
6 50 (2.95%) Artifactory
7 49 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 47 (2.77%) SpecFlow
9 46 (2.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 45 (2.65%) Visual Studio Team System
11 44 (2.59%) Selenium
12 43 (2.54%) Hudson
13 36 (2.12%) TeamCity
14 25 (1.47%) Visual Studio
15 23 (1.36%) NUnit
16 21 (1.24%) Cucumber
17 20 (1.18%) JUnit
17 20 (1.18%) MSBuild
18 19 (1.12%) Bitbucket
19 15 (0.88%) Moq
General
1 747 (44.04%) Finance
2 246 (14.50%) Front Office
3 234 (13.80%) Banking
4 89 (5.25%) Back Office
5 77 (4.54%) Marketing
6 56 (3.30%) Retail
7 43 (2.54%) Investment Banking
8 38 (2.24%) Financial Institution
9 32 (1.89%) Legal
10 31 (1.83%) Advertising
11 29 (1.71%) Telecoms
12 16 (0.94%) Manufacturing
13 15 (0.88%) Electronics
14 13 (0.77%) Billing
14 13 (0.77%) Law
15 12 (0.71%) Publishing
16 7 (0.41%) Automotive
17 6 (0.35%) General Ledger
18 5 (0.29%) Local Government
19 4 (0.24%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 523 (30.84%) Analyst
2 394 (23.23%) Developer
3 248 (14.62%) Business Analyst
4 128 (7.55%) C# Developer
5 125 (7.37%) Asset Management Analyst
6 122 (7.19%) Project Manager
7 94 (5.54%) Architect
8 77 (4.54%) Asset Management Business Analyst
9 70 (4.13%) Data Analyst
10 67 (3.95%) .NET Developer
11 61 (3.60%) Consultant
12 59 (3.48%) Support Analyst
13 58 (3.42%) Software Engineer
14 51 (3.01%) AWS Engineer
15 49 (2.89%) Java Developer
16 47 (2.77%) Senior Developer
17 46 (2.71%) Angular Developer
18 45 (2.65%) C# .NET Developer
18 45 (2.65%) IT Analyst
18 45 (2.65%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (12.15%) .NET
2 158 (9.32%) AngularJS
3 155 (9.14%) Web Services
4 126 (7.43%) HTML
5 90 (5.31%) React
6 74 (4.36%) CSS
7 73 (4.30%) ASP.NET
7 73 (4.30%) HTML5
8 56 (3.30%) WCF
9 51 (3.01%) Node.js
10 47 (2.77%) WPF
11 46 (2.71%) .NET Framework
12 45 (2.65%) ASP.NET Web API
13 43 (2.54%) Entity Framework
14 42 (2.48%) .NET Core
14 42 (2.48%) KnockoutJS
14 42 (2.48%) REST
15 41 (2.42%) ASP.NET MVC
15 41 (2.42%) J2EE
16 38 (2.24%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 178 (10.50%) Fixed Income
2 137 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
3 131 (7.72%) Greenfield Project
4 129 (7.61%) Equities
5 88 (5.19%) Management Information System
6 84 (4.95%) Derivative
7 82 (4.83%) Hedge funds
8 75 (4.42%) User Experience
9 68 (4.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 67 (3.95%) CMDB
11 43 (2.54%) Data Centre
11 43 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
12 39 (2.30%) Fintech
13 35 (2.06%) Tandem
14 24 (1.42%) OTC Derivatives
15 21 (1.24%) Virtual Team
16 20 (1.18%) Exotic Derivative
17 19 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
18 18 (1.06%) Data Structures
19 16 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 195 (11.50%) Windows
2 100 (5.90%) Windows 10
3 91 (5.37%) Linux
4 81 (4.78%) Windows 7
5 56 (3.30%) Windows Server
6 47 (2.77%) Unix
7 35 (2.06%) Apple iOS
8 30 (1.77%) Mac OS
9 28 (1.65%) Android
10 16 (0.94%) Solaris
11 15 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.53%) Mac OS X
13 9 (0.53%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (0.35%) zOS
15 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.24%) AIX
17 1 (0.059%) VMS
17 1 (0.059%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 473 (27.89%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (14.33%) Investment Management
3 160 (9.43%) DevOps
4 154 (9.08%) Project Management
5 153 (9.02%) ITIL
6 151 (8.90%) Problem-Solving
7 147 (8.67%) Business Analysis
8 140 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 137 (8.08%) Microservices
10 130 (7.67%) Service Management
11 121 (7.13%) Software Engineering
12 115 (6.78%) Scrum
13 112 (6.60%) Migration
13 112 (6.60%) Test Automation
14 108 (6.37%) ETL
15 107 (6.31%) Software Asset Management
16 91 (5.37%) Configuration Management
17 89 (5.25%) Business Intelligence
17 89 (5.25%) ITSM
18 84 (4.95%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 370 (21.82%) SQL
2 228 (13.44%) C#
3 171 (10.08%) Java
4 141 (8.31%) JavaScript
5 127 (7.49%) Python
6 65 (3.83%) PowerShell
7 53 (3.13%) C++
8 52 (3.07%) VBA
9 49 (2.89%) TypeScript
10 40 (2.36%) T-SQL
11 29 (1.71%) Shell Script
12 24 (1.42%) Perl
13 20 (1.18%) Bash Shell
13 20 (1.18%) R
14 18 (1.06%) Ruby
15 15 (0.88%) VB
16 14 (0.83%) Korn
17 10 (0.59%) Groovy
17 10 (0.59%) Scala
18 9 (0.53%) C
Qualifications
1 74 (4.36%) Degree
2 56 (3.30%) Security Cleared
3 38 (2.24%) SC Cleared
4 37 (2.18%) AWS Certification
4 37 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
6 19 (1.12%) MCSE
7 18 (1.06%) A+ Certification
8 16 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (0.88%) MCP
9 15 (0.88%) PMP
10 13 (0.77%) CCNA
10 13 (0.77%) ISEB
11 11 (0.65%) PMI Certification
12 10 (0.59%) DV Cleared
13 9 (0.53%) MCSA
13 9 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 8 (0.47%) CCNP
14 8 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 8 (0.47%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (2.83%) QA
2 34 (2.00%) SLA
3 32 (1.89%) PMO
4 30 (1.77%) Data Quality
5 13 (0.77%) MiFID
6 10 (0.59%) GDPR
7 8 (0.47%) Solvency II
8 7 (0.41%) EMIR
9 5 (0.29%) AIFMD
10 4 (0.24%) COBIT
10 4 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (0.24%) FATCA
11 3 (0.18%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 19770
12 2 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.12%) IFRS
12 2 (0.12%) NEBOSH
12 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 130 (7.67%) Active Directory
2 67 (3.95%) Docker
3 25 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (0.59%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
6 9 (0.53%) vSphere
7 8 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.47%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.35%) VMware Server
9 5 (0.29%) Firmware
9 5 (0.29%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.29%) XenApp
10 2 (0.12%) XenServer
11 1 (0.059%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 99 (5.84%) SCCM
2 57 (3.36%) Terraform
3 41 (2.42%) Kubernetes
4 30 (1.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 28 (1.65%) Ansible
6 20 (1.18%) Puppet
7 14 (0.83%) Oracle ZFS
8 13 (0.77%) Backup Exec
8 13 (0.77%) WSUS
9 9 (0.53%) SCOM
10 7 (0.41%) Control-M
10 7 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (0.41%) Tivoli
11 5 (0.29%) SafeCom
12 4 (0.24%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 3 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
13 3 (0.18%) SCOrch
13 3 (0.18%) SCSM
13 3 (0.18%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 272 (16.04%) Microsoft
2 126 (7.43%) Oracle
3 106 (6.25%) ServiceNow
4 73 (4.30%) Charles River
5 72 (4.25%) Bloomberg
6 60 (3.54%) IBM
7 59 (3.48%) Tableau
8 54 (3.18%) Apple
9 51 (3.01%) Cisco
9 51 (3.01%) Citrix
10 49 (2.89%) VMware
11 44 (2.59%) SAP
12 32 (1.89%) Reuters
13 30 (1.77%) Snow
14 25 (1.47%) Adobe
15 22 (1.30%) Sybase
16 21 (1.24%) Google
17 19 (1.12%) Remedy
17 19 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
18 18 (1.06%) FactSet