Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 208 165
Rank change year-on-year +72 -43 -4
Contract jobs citing Asset Management 1847 1394 1674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.93% 1.29% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 1.54% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1242 915 1031
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £410
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.66% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 38 67
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.13 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.48% +3.57% -7.89%
10th Percentile £10.16 £11.43 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.39 £26.35 £41.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.30% -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 80882 90429 91778
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.36% 83.50% 80.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 53087 59721 58563
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £281 £263 £260
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2003 2206 2633
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% +8.96%
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.23 £48.38 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +7.14%

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 22 August 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 22 August 2017.

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 22 August 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 +75 1655 £515 +3.00% 208
London +46 1245 £550 +4.76% 137
UK excluding London +78 582 £400 -5.88% 75
South East +5 180 £436 -1.69% 24
Scotland +61 151 £400 -3.61% 7
North of England +75 85 £400 +33.33% 15
South West +30 49 £279 -33.51% 13
East of England -10 49 £450 - 8
Midlands +19 45 £250 -40.48% 8
North West +35 36 £375 +26.05% 5
Yorkshire +59 33 £400 -5.88% 6
West Midlands +36 27 £400 +14.29% 7
Wales +16 22 £425 +21.43%
East Midlands -2 20 £175 -57.32% 1
North East +53 16 £400 +140.96% 4
Northern Ireland -58 1 £250 +170.27%

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 650 (35.19%) Finance
2 355 (19.22%) Investment Management
3 338 (18.30%) SQL
4 329 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
5 260 (14.08%) Banking
6 253 (13.70%) Microsoft
7 234 (12.67%) SQL Server
8 232 (12.56%) Front Office
9 212 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 204 (11.04%) Project Management
11 172 (9.31%) C#
12 171 (9.26%) ITIL
13 162 (8.77%) Windows
14 161 (8.72%) JavaScript
15 160 (8.66%) Business Analysis
16 154 (8.34%) Java
17 137 (7.42%) .NET
18 136 (7.36%) MiFID
19 131 (7.09%) Microsoft Excel
20 126 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
20 126 (6.82%) Migration
21 122 (6.61%) Fixed Income
22 116 (6.28%) Investment Banking
23 115 (6.23%) Oracle
24 112 (6.06%) HTML
24 112 (6.06%) Change Management
24 112 (6.06%) Management Information System
25 110 (5.96%) Degree
26 107 (5.79%) Markit EDM
27 103 (5.58%) Analytics

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 45 (2.44%) MS Exchange
2 38 (2.06%) CMS
2 38 (2.06%) SharePoint
3 28 (1.52%) Documentum
4 13 (0.70%) Confluence
5 12 (0.65%) Apache
6 11 (0.60%) Drupal
6 11 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (0.60%) WebSphere
7 8 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
7 8 (0.43%) IBM Notes
7 8 (0.43%) Smallworld
8 7 (0.38%) Apache Spark
8 7 (0.38%) Skype for Business
9 6 (0.32%) IIS
9 6 (0.32%) MS Project Server
9 6 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (0.32%) WordPress
10 5 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 131 (7.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 98 (5.31%) Microsoft Office
3 39 (2.11%) MS Visio
4 33 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 31 (1.68%) Microsoft Project
6 22 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.38%) InDesign
8 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.11%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.054%) InVision
9 1 (0.054%) Mingle
9 1 (0.054%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 107 (5.79%) Markit EDM
2 65 (3.52%) Maximo
3 61 (3.30%) thinkFolio
4 27 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 21 (1.14%) SimCorp Dimension
6 13 (0.70%) Bloomberg AIM
6 13 (0.70%) Eagle PACE
6 13 (0.70%) SAP Hybris
7 9 (0.49%) Global One
8 8 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
9 7 (0.38%) Sentinel
10 6 (0.32%) LatentZero
10 6 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 6 (0.32%) SAP IS-U
10 6 (0.32%) Unica
11 5 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
12 4 (0.22%) Bloomberg TOMS
12 4 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
12 4 (0.22%) SAP CO
12 4 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 82 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (2.00%) Office 365
4 17 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.49%) SaaS
6 8 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 8 (0.43%) Google Analytics
7 7 (0.38%) PaaS
8 6 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.32%) IaaS
8 6 (0.32%) Silverpop
9 4 (0.22%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.22%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.16%) AdWords
10 3 (0.16%) GitHub
10 3 (0.16%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.11%) G Suite
11 2 (0.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 50 (2.71%) Firewall
2 45 (2.44%) LAN
3 38 (2.06%) WAN
4 36 (1.95%) VPN
5 30 (1.62%) Internet
6 25 (1.35%) DNS
7 18 (0.97%) Network Security
8 17 (0.92%) DHCP
8 17 (0.92%) SAN
8 17 (0.92%) TCP/IP
8 17 (0.92%) Wireless
9 15 (0.81%) Unified Communications
10 10 (0.54%) BGP
10 10 (0.54%) LDAP
10 10 (0.54%) MPLS
10 10 (0.54%) NetScaler
10 10 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (0.49%) OSPF
11 9 (0.49%) VoIP
12 8 (0.43%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (12.67%) SQL Server
2 63 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
3 53 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 52 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 42 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 41 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 35 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 28 (1.52%) Big Data
9 23 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
9 23 (1.25%) Oracle Database
10 22 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 21 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
12 17 (0.92%) RDBMS
13 16 (0.87%) NoSQL
13 16 (0.87%) QlikView
14 15 (0.81%) Power BI
15 13 (0.70%) GIS
15 13 (0.70%) MySQL
16 12 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
17 10 (0.54%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 41 (2.22%) JIRA
2 33 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 22 (1.19%) Git (software)
3 22 (1.19%) TeamCity
4 20 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (0.97%) Selenium
5 18 (0.97%) SpecFlow
6 16 (0.87%) Subversion
7 15 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
8 14 (0.76%) Cucumber
9 13 (0.70%) NUnit
10 12 (0.65%) Visual Studio
11 10 (0.54%) FitNesse
11 10 (0.54%) Mocha
12 9 (0.49%) JUnit
13 8 (0.43%) MSTest
13 8 (0.43%) Protractor
14 7 (0.38%) webpack
15 6 (0.32%) Grunt
15 6 (0.32%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 650 (35.19%) Finance
2 260 (14.08%) Banking
3 232 (12.56%) Front Office
4 116 (6.28%) Investment Banking
5 76 (4.11%) Marketing
6 69 (3.74%) Retail
7 60 (3.25%) Legal
8 44 (2.38%) Telecoms
9 43 (2.33%) Back Office
10 22 (1.19%) Private Banking
11 20 (1.08%) Advertising
12 16 (0.87%) Manufacturing
13 15 (0.81%) Billing
14 14 (0.76%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.60%) Electronics
16 10 (0.54%) Automotive
17 8 (0.43%) General Ledger
17 8 (0.43%) Law
17 8 (0.43%) Publishing
18 7 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 595 (32.21%) Analyst
2 384 (20.79%) Developer
3 343 (18.57%) Business Analyst
4 211 (11.42%) Project Manager
5 128 (6.93%) Asset Management Analyst
6 110 (5.96%) Architect
7 98 (5.31%) Consultant
8 94 (5.09%) C# Developer
9 85 (4.60%) Data Analyst
10 82 (4.44%) SQL Developer
11 80 (4.33%) Asset Management Business Analyst
12 57 (3.09%) Asset Management Project Manager
13 53 (2.87%) Senior Analyst
14 52 (2.82%) Support Analyst
15 50 (2.71%) MiFID Business Analyst
15 50 (2.71%) Solutions Architect
16 47 (2.54%) Java Developer
17 45 (2.44%) IT Manager
18 43 (2.33%) IT Analyst
19 41 (2.22%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (7.42%) .NET
2 112 (6.06%) HTML
3 86 (4.66%) Web Services
4 81 (4.39%) AngularJS
5 69 (3.74%) CSS
6 52 (2.82%) Node.js
7 49 (2.65%) ASP.NET
7 49 (2.65%) HTML5
8 46 (2.49%) XML
9 40 (2.17%) jQuery
10 38 (2.06%) REST
11 32 (1.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 29 (1.57%) Entity Framework
12 29 (1.57%) WCF
13 27 (1.46%) .NET Framework
14 26 (1.41%) CSS3
15 25 (1.35%) Middleware
16 22 (1.19%) Ajax
16 22 (1.19%) React
17 20 (1.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 126 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 122 (6.61%) Fixed Income
3 112 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 71 (3.84%) Derivative
5 62 (3.36%) CMDB
6 61 (3.30%) Equities
7 58 (3.14%) Hedge funds
8 50 (2.71%) Greenfield Project
9 41 (2.22%) Data Centre
9 41 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 33 (1.79%) Computer Science
11 32 (1.73%) Market Risk
12 31 (1.68%) User Experience
13 26 (1.41%) Fintech
14 20 (1.08%) OTC Derivatives
15 19 (1.03%) Replication
16 18 (0.97%) Client/Server
16 18 (0.97%) Data Structures
17 16 (0.87%) PKI
17 16 (0.87%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 162 (8.77%) Windows
2 73 (3.95%) Linux
3 59 (3.19%) Unix
4 56 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 40 (2.17%) Windows Server
6 26 (1.41%) Windows 10
7 23 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (0.92%) Apple iOS
9 16 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (0.81%) Android
11 10 (0.54%) Windows 8
12 8 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.32%) CentOS
14 6 (0.32%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.22%) AIX
15 4 (0.22%) Solaris
16 3 (0.16%) OS/390
16 3 (0.16%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (19.22%) Investment Management
2 329 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
3 212 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 204 (11.04%) Project Management
5 171 (9.26%) ITIL
6 160 (8.66%) Business Analysis
7 126 (6.82%) Migration
8 112 (6.06%) Change Management
9 103 (5.58%) Analytics
10 92 (4.98%) Business Intelligence
10 92 (4.98%) CRM
11 91 (4.93%) Fund Management
12 90 (4.87%) Data Management
13 86 (4.66%) Wealth Management
14 84 (4.55%) Scrum
15 80 (4.33%) SDLC
16 74 (4.01%) Data Analysis
17 72 (3.90%) Data Modelling
18 68 (3.68%) Configuration Management
18 68 (3.68%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 338 (18.30%) SQL
2 172 (9.31%) C#
3 161 (8.72%) JavaScript
4 154 (8.34%) Java
5 61 (3.30%) Python
6 58 (3.14%) PowerShell
7 50 (2.71%) VBA
8 46 (2.49%) T-SQL
9 31 (1.68%) PL/SQL
10 30 (1.62%) Perl
11 24 (1.30%) C
12 19 (1.03%) Ruby
13 17 (0.92%) Shell Script
14 14 (0.76%) R
14 14 (0.76%) TypeScript
15 13 (0.70%) Apex Code
15 13 (0.70%) Bash Shell
16 12 (0.65%) C++
17 11 (0.60%) VB
18 9 (0.49%) Korn
Qualifications
1 110 (5.96%) Degree
2 45 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 36 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 23 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (1.19%) PMI Certification
7 16 (0.87%) CCNA
7 16 (0.87%) ISEB
8 15 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (0.76%) MCSE
9 14 (0.76%) PMP
10 13 (0.70%) CFA
10 13 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 11 (0.60%) AWS Certification
11 11 (0.60%) MCITP
12 10 (0.54%) CCNP
12 10 (0.54%) CISSP
12 10 (0.54%) MCP
13 8 (0.43%) DV Cleared
14 7 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (7.36%) MiFID
2 88 (4.76%) QA
3 59 (3.19%) SLA
4 41 (2.22%) EMIR
5 35 (1.89%) PMO
6 24 (1.30%) Data Quality
7 22 (1.19%) GDPR
8 16 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 12 (0.65%) Solvency II
10 10 (0.54%) Dodd-Frank
11 9 (0.49%) UCITS
12 7 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
13 6 (0.32%) AIFMD
13 6 (0.32%) FATCA
14 5 (0.27%) COBIT
14 5 (0.27%) ISO 14001
14 5 (0.27%) ISO 9001
14 5 (0.27%) NEBOSH
14 5 (0.27%) PCI DSS
15 3 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 91 (4.93%) Active Directory
2 43 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.41%) Docker
4 18 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (0.87%) Hyper-V
6 15 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
7 13 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (0.60%) XenApp
9 9 (0.49%) vSphere
10 6 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (0.32%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.22%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.16%) DFS Replication
13 3 (0.16%) Firmware
14 2 (0.11%) Postfix
14 2 (0.11%) Samba
14 2 (0.11%) Squid
Systems Management
1 48 (2.60%) SCCM
2 16 (0.87%) Terraform
3 15 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
5 13 (0.70%) SCOM
6 11 (0.60%) AirWatch
6 11 (0.60%) Control-M
6 11 (0.60%) Packer
6 11 (0.60%) WSUS
7 10 (0.54%) Ansible
7 10 (0.54%) Nagios
7 10 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (0.49%) Puppet
9 7 (0.38%) Aspera SmartTrack
9 7 (0.38%) Consul
9 7 (0.38%) Kubernetes
9 7 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (0.38%) vCenter Server
10 6 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (0.32%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 253 (13.70%) Microsoft
2 115 (6.23%) Oracle
3 98 (5.31%) ServiceNow
4 91 (4.93%) Charles River
5 67 (3.63%) SAP
6 66 (3.57%) IBM
7 65 (3.52%) Cisco
8 54 (2.92%) VMware
9 49 (2.65%) HP
10 45 (2.44%) Bloomberg
10 45 (2.44%) Citrix
11 38 (2.06%) OpenText
12 33 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
13 29 (1.57%) hybris
14 28 (1.52%) SimCorp
15 25 (1.35%) Snow
16 20 (1.08%) Adobe
16 20 (1.08%) Sybase
17 19 (1.03%) NetApp
17 19 (1.03%) Symantec