Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 192 177
Rank change year-on-year +38 -15 +13
Contract jobs citing Asset Management 1,730 1,317 1,569
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.72% 1.37% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 1.64% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,168 837 1,041
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%
10th Percentile £281 £248 £256
90th Percentile £700 £688 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £363 £425
% change year-on-year +15.86% -14.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 91 60
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £14.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -25.00% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.80 £10.06 £11.20
90th Percentile £30.70 £33.00 £28.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.75 £14.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year +38.60% -26.92% +2.63%

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 85,211 80,432 89,445
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.70% 83.82% 82.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,902 53,269 58,166
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,047 2,240 2,647
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +3.18% +21.15%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.30 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.35 £49.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.66
% change year-on-year - -2.57% +25.17%

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 February 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 17 February 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 17 February 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 +39 1,508 £525 +5.00% 337
London +25 1,123 £550 +2.33% 207
UK excluding London +39 571 £420 +15.86% 146
Scotland +33 176 £475 +31.03% 11
South East -23 118 £375 -14.29% 44
North of England +38 112 £400 +18.52% 45
Midlands +8 74 £365 +4.29% 15
South West +17 55 £420 +29.23% 12
North West +24 51 £425 +25.93% 26
West Midlands +6 40 £375 -6.25% 11
East Midlands -1 33 £360 +14.29% 4
North East +49 31 £425 - 3
Yorkshire +6 29 £300 +20.00% 16
East of England -23 24 £350 +5.26% 14
Wales +3 9 £325 +116.67% 5
Northern Ireland -17 3 £450 +100.00%

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 698 (40.35%) Finance
2 332 (19.19%) Investment Management
3 327 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
4 256 (14.80%) SQL
5 241 (13.93%) Front Office
6 225 (13.01%) Banking
7 204 (11.79%) Microsoft
8 178 (10.29%) ITIL
9 173 (10.00%) Project Management
10 169 (9.77%) Windows
11 166 (9.60%) SQL Server
12 154 (8.90%) Fixed Income
13 153 (8.84%) Business Analysis
14 152 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
15 143 (8.27%) Migration
16 139 (8.03%) C#
17 131 (7.57%) Java
18 127 (7.34%) JavaScript
19 124 (7.17%) .NET
20 112 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
21 109 (6.30%) AngularJS
22 108 (6.24%) Markit EDM
23 107 (6.18%) Oracle
24 104 (6.01%) Change Management
25 102 (5.90%) Analytics
26 101 (5.84%) Software Asset Management
26 101 (5.84%) HTML
26 101 (5.84%) Microsoft Excel
27 100 (5.78%) Service Management
28 99 (5.72%) 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 56 (3.24%) CMS
2 26 (1.50%) Confluence
3 25 (1.45%) Documentum
4 23 (1.33%) MS Exchange
4 23 (1.33%) SharePoint
5 18 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 11 (0.64%) IBM Notes
7 10 (0.58%) Skype for Business
8 8 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (0.40%) IIS
9 7 (0.40%) NServiceBus
10 5 (0.29%) Apache
10 5 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.23%) IBM Domino
11 4 (0.23%) MS Project Server
11 4 (0.23%) SAS
12 3 (0.17%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 101 (5.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 78 (4.51%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (1.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (1.56%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (0.46%) OmniGraffle
9 5 (0.29%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.12%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.058%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 108 (6.24%) Markit EDM
2 66 (3.82%) thinkFolio
3 58 (3.35%) Maximo
4 24 (1.39%) Bloomberg AIM
5 23 (1.33%) SAP MM
6 20 (1.16%) SAP CO
6 20 (1.16%) SAP FI
6 20 (1.16%) SAP FI/CO
7 19 (1.10%) SimCorp Dimension
8 12 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
8 12 (0.69%) Eagle PACE
9 11 (0.64%) Endur
10 9 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 8 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
11 8 (0.46%) Temenos T24
12 7 (0.40%) Minerva
12 7 (0.40%) SAP PM
12 7 (0.40%) Sentinel
13 6 (0.35%) LatentZero
13 6 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 55 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (2.54%) Office 365
3 37 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (1.16%) SaaS
5 9 (0.52%) GitHub
5 9 (0.52%) IaaS
6 8 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (0.46%) PaaS
7 6 (0.35%) G Suite
8 5 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.23%) Sauce Labs
10 3 (0.17%) Algolia
10 3 (0.17%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.12%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.058%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.058%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.91%) Internet
2 32 (1.85%) LAN
3 26 (1.50%) Firewall
4 21 (1.21%) WAN
5 19 (1.10%) SAN
6 18 (1.04%) DNS
7 15 (0.87%) DHCP
7 15 (0.87%) Unified Communications
8 14 (0.81%) TCP/IP
8 14 (0.81%) VPN
9 13 (0.75%) SMS
10 11 (0.64%) FIX Connectivity
10 11 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (0.58%) MPLS
12 9 (0.52%) Network Security
12 9 (0.52%) Skype
12 9 (0.52%) VLAN
12 9 (0.52%) VoIP
13 8 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (0.46%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (9.60%) SQL Server
2 62 (3.58%) Relational Database
3 47 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 29 (1.68%) RDBMS
6 26 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 17 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
9 17 (0.98%) NoSQL
9 17 (0.98%) Oracle Database
10 15 (0.87%) MySQL
11 12 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
11 12 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
13 9 (0.52%) GIS
13 9 (0.52%) Hadoop
13 9 (0.52%) MongoDB
13 9 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (0.46%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 56 (3.24%) JIRA
2 34 (1.97%) Git (software)
3 32 (1.85%) Selenium
4 29 (1.68%) Jenkins
5 25 (1.45%) Jasmine
6 24 (1.39%) Karma Test Runner
7 19 (1.10%) TeamCity
8 18 (1.04%) PhantomJS
9 12 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
10 10 (0.58%) FitNesse
10 10 (0.58%) SpecFlow
10 10 (0.58%) Subversion
11 9 (0.52%) Appium
11 9 (0.52%) Cucumber
11 9 (0.52%) Maven
11 9 (0.52%) SonarQube
11 9 (0.52%) Visual Studio
12 8 (0.46%) Axure RP
13 7 (0.40%) WebDriver
14 6 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 698 (40.35%) Finance
2 241 (13.93%) Front Office
3 225 (13.01%) Banking
4 88 (5.09%) Investment Banking
5 48 (2.77%) Marketing
6 36 (2.08%) Legal
7 35 (2.02%) Back Office
8 30 (1.73%) Retail
8 30 (1.73%) Telecoms
9 27 (1.56%) Financial Institution
10 18 (1.04%) Manufacturing
11 16 (0.92%) Law
12 15 (0.87%) Advertising
13 14 (0.81%) Private Banking
14 13 (0.75%) Retail Banking
15 12 (0.69%) General Ledger
16 11 (0.64%) Automotive
16 11 (0.64%) Billing
16 11 (0.64%) Publishing
17 9 (0.52%) French Language
Job Titles
1 528 (30.52%) Analyst
2 354 (20.46%) Developer
3 304 (17.57%) Business Analyst
4 192 (11.10%) Project Manager
5 128 (7.40%) Asset Management Analyst
6 90 (5.20%) Consultant
7 84 (4.86%) Asset Management Business Analyst
8 74 (4.28%) Architect
9 71 (4.10%) C# Developer
10 65 (3.76%) Asset Management Project Manager
11 58 (3.35%) IT Manager
11 58 (3.35%) Java Developer
12 53 (3.06%) Data Analyst
13 51 (2.95%) SQL Developer
14 47 (2.72%) Investment Management Business Analyst
14 47 (2.72%) Support Analyst
15 46 (2.66%) Angular Developer
16 42 (2.43%) JavaScript Developer
16 42 (2.43%) Test Analyst
17 37 (2.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (7.17%) .NET
2 109 (6.30%) AngularJS
3 101 (5.84%) HTML
4 72 (4.16%) CSS
5 56 (3.24%) HTML5
6 51 (2.95%) ASP.NET
7 48 (2.77%) Web Services
8 44 (2.54%) React
9 41 (2.37%) .NET Framework
10 38 (2.20%) Node.js
11 36 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 33 (1.91%) KnockoutJS
12 33 (1.91%) XML
13 31 (1.79%) CSS3
13 31 (1.79%) RESTful
14 30 (1.73%) FIX Protocol
14 30 (1.73%) REST
15 26 (1.50%) J2EE
16 25 (1.45%) Entity Framework
17 23 (1.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 154 (8.90%) Fixed Income
2 112 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (5.26%) Derivative
4 89 (5.14%) Management Information System
5 86 (4.97%) Equities
6 63 (3.64%) Hedge funds
7 57 (3.29%) Greenfield Project
8 41 (2.37%) User Experience
9 39 (2.25%) CMDB
10 38 (2.20%) Data Centre
11 37 (2.14%) Computer Science
12 27 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 25 (1.45%) Data Structures
14 22 (1.27%) Virtual Team
15 21 (1.21%) Fintech
16 20 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
17 16 (0.92%) PKI
18 15 (0.87%) Blackberry
18 15 (0.87%) Replication
19 13 (0.75%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 169 (9.77%) Windows
2 59 (3.41%) Linux
3 48 (2.77%) Windows 7
4 46 (2.66%) Windows Server
5 35 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (1.97%) Unix
7 33 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (1.91%) Windows 10
8 25 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (1.21%) Apple iOS
10 18 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (0.87%) Solaris
12 12 (0.69%) AIX
13 11 (0.64%) Android
14 10 (0.58%) Windows 2000
15 8 (0.46%) SUSE
16 7 (0.40%) Data ONTAP
17 5 (0.29%) Windows XP
18 3 (0.17%) CentOS
18 3 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (19.19%) Investment Management
2 327 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
3 178 (10.29%) ITIL
4 173 (10.00%) Project Management
5 153 (8.84%) Business Analysis
6 152 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 143 (8.27%) Migration
8 104 (6.01%) Change Management
9 102 (5.90%) Analytics
10 101 (5.84%) Software Asset Management
11 100 (5.78%) Service Management
12 99 (5.72%) Scrum
13 87 (5.03%) SDLC
14 83 (4.80%) Wealth Management
15 79 (4.57%) Test Automation
16 78 (4.51%) Fund Management
17 77 (4.45%) Configuration Management
18 73 (4.22%) CRM
19 72 (4.16%) Data Management
20 71 (4.10%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 256 (14.80%) SQL
2 139 (8.03%) C#
3 131 (7.57%) Java
4 127 (7.34%) JavaScript
5 48 (2.77%) Python
6 47 (2.72%) VBA
7 46 (2.66%) PowerShell
8 40 (2.31%) T-SQL
9 30 (1.73%) TypeScript
10 23 (1.33%) PL/SQL
11 19 (1.10%) C
12 16 (0.92%) Perl
13 14 (0.81%) C++
14 13 (0.75%) Shell Script
15 12 (0.69%) VB
16 11 (0.64%) Ruby
17 10 (0.58%) VBScript
18 9 (0.52%) Korn
18 9 (0.52%) R
19 8 (0.46%) ES6
Qualifications
1 96 (5.55%) Degree
2 33 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
3 30 (1.73%) Security Cleared
4 25 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (0.92%) CISSP
7 15 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (0.87%) SC Cleared
8 14 (0.81%) CCNA
9 13 (0.75%) ISEB
10 12 (0.69%) PMP
11 11 (0.64%) PMI Certification
12 10 (0.58%) MCSA
12 10 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (0.46%) SANS
14 7 (0.40%) CCNP
14 7 (0.40%) ISTQB
14 7 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (0.40%) MCP
15 5 (0.29%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (3.93%) MiFID
2 63 (3.64%) GDPR
3 45 (2.60%) QA
4 31 (1.79%) PMO
5 29 (1.68%) SLA
6 24 (1.39%) EMIR
7 19 (1.10%) Data Quality
8 18 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 15 (0.87%) Solvency II
10 10 (0.58%) FATCA
11 9 (0.52%) AIFMD
11 9 (0.52%) COBIT
12 7 (0.40%) UCITS
13 6 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
14 5 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
15 4 (0.23%) IFRS
15 4 (0.23%) IFRS 9
16 3 (0.17%) BS7666
16 3 (0.17%) NIST 800
16 3 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 90 (5.20%) Active Directory
2 43 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (2.08%) Docker
4 19 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (0.87%) vSphere
6 12 (0.69%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.69%) SRDF
6 12 (0.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 9 (0.52%) Samba
7 9 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
8 8 (0.46%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.40%) Firmware
9 7 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.35%) BitLocker
11 5 (0.29%) NFS
11 5 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 5 (0.29%) Veritas File System
12 4 (0.23%) Postfix
12 4 (0.23%) Squid
12 4 (0.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 71 (4.10%) SCCM
2 29 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (1.16%) Ansible
4 19 (1.10%) Puppet
5 14 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 8 (0.46%) Kubernetes
8 7 (0.40%) EMC TimeFinder
8 7 (0.40%) NetApp OnCommand
8 7 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
9 6 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.35%) SCOM
10 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (0.29%) Nessus
10 5 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (0.29%) WSUS
11 4 (0.23%) Cisco UCCX
11 4 (0.23%) Control-M
11 4 (0.23%) Nmap
Vendors
1 204 (11.79%) Microsoft
2 107 (6.18%) Oracle
3 99 (5.72%) Charles River
4 97 (5.61%) SAP
5 81 (4.68%) ServiceNow
6 68 (3.93%) VMware
7 65 (3.76%) Bloomberg
8 58 (3.35%) HP
9 51 (2.95%) Cisco
10 46 (2.66%) Snow
11 42 (2.43%) IBM
12 35 (2.02%) Adobe
13 34 (1.97%) Citrix
14 30 (1.73%) SimCorp
15 29 (1.68%) Symantec
16 24 (1.39%) Red Hat
17 23 (1.33%) Google
18 18 (1.04%) EMC
19 17 (0.98%) NetApp
19 17 (0.98%) Salesforce.com