Period
to 3 June 2020

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 3 June 2020 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
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 114 171 167
Rank change year-on-year +57 -4 -2
Contract jobs citing Asset Management 948 1,484 1,632
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 2.10% 1.65% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 1.89% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 772 943 1,111
Median daily rate £575 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -2.44%
10th Percentile £338 £213 £293
90th Percentile £775 £700 £713
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +3.53% -5.56% +10.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 46 49
Median hourly rate £26.50 £17.75 £18.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.30% -1.85% +3.34%
10th Percentile £14.30 £13.00 £12.03
90th Percentile £55.00 £35.00 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year +118.75% -14.09% +6.46%

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 38,655 78,412 87,873
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.52% 87.21% 86.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,343 51,545 57,927
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £300 £305 £298
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,346 2,124 2,320
Median hourly rate £30.00 £24.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.20% +12.51% -12.00%
10th Percentile £12.76 £11.85 £11.18
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate £23.00 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -4.17% +14.29% -16.20%

Asset Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Asset Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Asset Management in the UK

Asset Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Asset Management.

Daily rate trend for Asset Management in the UK

Asset Management
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Asset Management over the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Asset Management in the UK

Asset Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Asset Management.

Hourly rate trend for Asset Management in the UK

Asset Management
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Asset Management over the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

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 3 June 2020. 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 +62 890 £575 +9.52% 77
London +43 683 £600 +9.09% 49
UK excluding London +37 249 £440 +3.53% 32
South East +82 95 £500 +17.65% 2
South West +81 42 £433 -8.91% 3
Scotland -26 39 £425 -5.56% 1
North of England +38 30 £420 +30.23% 12
East of England +59 26 £375 +81.82% 3
Work from Home -44 26 £559 +11.89% 6
North West +33 21 £450 +20.00% 9
Midlands +43 14 £150 -66.67% 8
West Midlands +41 10 £140 -62.67% 4
Yorkshire +46 9 £413 +46.67% 2
East Midlands +39 4 £575 +177.11% 4
Wales +22 3 £408 +10.51% 2

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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.

1 496 (52.32%) Finance
2 387 (40.82%) AWS
3 367 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
4 355 (37.45%) Web Services
5 343 (36.18%) Python
6 326 (34.39%) Front Office
7 308 (32.49%) Fixed Income
8 305 (32.17%) Java
9 286 (30.17%) Software Engineering
10 272 (28.69%) Derivative
11 261 (27.53%) Investment Management
12 256 (27.00%) Hedge funds
13 249 (26.27%) DevOps
14 236 (24.89%) Equities
15 219 (23.10%) JavaScript
16 218 (23.00%) SQL
17 211 (22.26%) Banking
18 204 (21.52%) Azure
19 179 (18.88%) AngularJS
20 167 (17.62%) React
21 165 (17.41%) Decision-Making
22 160 (16.88%) Docker
23 155 (16.35%) Kubernetes
24 154 (16.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 138 (14.56%) R
26 131 (13.82%) GCP
27 130 (13.71%) Investment Banking
27 130 (13.71%) Business Analysis
28 126 (13.29%) Serverless
29 120 (12.66%) Portfolio Management

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 35 (3.69%) Apache
2 27 (2.85%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.27%) IIS
4 11 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (1.05%) WebLogic
6 9 (0.95%) Confluence
7 8 (0.84%) CMS
7 8 (0.84%) MS Exchange
8 7 (0.74%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.53%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.53%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.42%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.21%) nginx
13 2 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 56 (5.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (4.01%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (2.95%) Maximo
2 21 (2.22%) Markit EDM
3 15 (1.58%) PolarLake
4 11 (1.16%) Eagle PACE
5 10 (1.05%) thinkFolio
6 7 (0.74%) Distributed Ledger
6 7 (0.74%) FINCAD Analytics
7 6 (0.63%) Remedy AR System
7 6 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.42%) SAP PM
8 4 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
9 3 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.21%) Oracle Manufacturing
10 2 (0.21%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.21%) Temenos Globus
10 2 (0.21%) Temenos T24
11 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 387 (40.82%) AWS
2 204 (21.52%) Azure
3 131 (13.82%) GCP
4 126 (13.29%) Serverless
5 114 (12.03%) Amazon ECS
6 111 (11.71%) AWS Lambda
7 106 (11.18%) OpenShift
8 83 (8.76%) Amazon SQS
9 78 (8.23%) Amazon EC2
9 78 (8.23%) AWS CloudFormation
10 77 (8.12%) Amazon S3
11 30 (3.16%) Office 365
12 20 (2.11%) Apigee
13 15 (1.58%) Power Platform
14 11 (1.16%) PaaS
15 9 (0.95%) CloudFront
16 7 (0.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 7 (0.74%) AWS Step Functions
16 7 (0.74%) Route 53
16 7 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.32%) Firewall
2 20 (2.11%) WAN
3 17 (1.79%) LAN
4 12 (1.27%) VPN
5 10 (1.05%) SAN
6 9 (0.95%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.95%) VoIP
6 9 (0.95%) Wireless
7 7 (0.74%) VLAN
8 5 (0.53%) DNS
8 5 (0.53%) MPLS
8 5 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.42%) 5G
9 4 (0.42%) DHCP
9 4 (0.42%) IP Telephony
9 4 (0.42%) NAS
9 4 (0.42%) Radio Access Network
10 3 (0.32%) HTTP
10 3 (0.32%) Skype
11 2 (0.21%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (11.39%) Amazon Redshift
2 107 (11.29%) Amazon RDS
3 80 (8.44%) SQL Server
4 52 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
5 39 (4.11%) MySQL
6 38 (4.01%) Relational Database
7 31 (3.27%) RDBMS
8 30 (3.16%) NoSQL
9 29 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (2.43%) Amazon Aurora
11 20 (2.11%) Azure SQL Database
12 15 (1.58%) MongoDB
12 15 (1.58%) Power BI
13 14 (1.48%) GIS
13 14 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (1.27%) Oracle Database
15 11 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (1.05%) Amazon Athena
16 10 (1.05%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 106 (11.18%) Jenkins
2 100 (10.55%) RStudio
3 97 (10.23%) Artifactory
4 34 (3.59%) GitLab
5 25 (2.64%) JIRA
6 20 (2.11%) Git (software)
7 11 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (0.84%) ClearCase
9 7 (0.74%) Cucumber
9 7 (0.74%) Cypress.io
9 7 (0.74%) JUnit
9 7 (0.74%) Selenium
9 7 (0.74%) SpecFlow
10 6 (0.63%) Mocha
11 5 (0.53%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.42%) tSQLt
12 4 (0.42%) WebDriver
13 3 (0.32%) JMeter
14 2 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
General
1 496 (52.32%) Finance
2 326 (34.39%) Front Office
3 211 (22.26%) Banking
4 130 (13.71%) Investment Banking
5 42 (4.43%) Back Office
6 31 (3.27%) Public Sector
7 17 (1.79%) Legal
8 13 (1.37%) Law
8 13 (1.37%) Retail
9 9 (0.95%) Telecoms
10 8 (0.84%) Local Government
11 7 (0.74%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.63%) Advertising
13 5 (0.53%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.42%) Fire and Rescue
14 4 (0.42%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.21%) Games
15 2 (0.21%) Marketing
15 2 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 349 (36.81%) Developer
2 191 (20.15%) AWS Developer
3 173 (18.25%) AWS Engineer
4 144 (15.19%) Analyst
5 120 (12.66%) Java Developer
6 97 (10.23%) Software Engineer
7 93 (9.81%) Python Developer
8 88 (9.28%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 84 (8.86%) Python Engineer
10 80 (8.44%) Java Engineer
11 68 (7.17%) Architect
11 68 (7.17%) AWS Software Engineer
11 68 (7.17%) Business Analyst
11 68 (7.17%) Java Software Developer
12 55 (5.80%) SQL Developer
13 51 (5.38%) JavaScript Developer
14 44 (4.64%) Front Office Developer
15 42 (4.43%) Lead Developer
16 39 (4.11%) Senior Developer
17 38 (4.01%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 355 (37.45%) Web Services
2 179 (18.88%) AngularJS
3 167 (17.62%) React
4 107 (11.29%) Vue.js
5 104 (10.97%) .NET
6 99 (10.44%) J2EE
7 81 (8.54%) Node.js
8 64 (6.75%) J2SE
9 54 (5.70%) gRPC
10 49 (5.17%) .NET Core
11 39 (4.11%) ASP.NET
12 25 (2.64%) Protocol Buffers
13 22 (2.32%) ASP.NET Core
13 22 (2.32%) HTML
14 21 (2.22%) OAuth
14 21 (2.22%) Redux
14 21 (2.22%) Swagger
15 20 (2.11%) CSS
16 16 (1.69%) .NET Framework
17 15 (1.58%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 308 (32.49%) Fixed Income
2 272 (28.69%) Derivative
3 256 (27.00%) Hedge funds
4 236 (24.89%) Equities
5 154 (16.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 76 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
7 60 (6.33%) Greenfield Project
8 34 (3.59%) Reference Data
9 31 (3.27%) Management Information System
10 30 (3.16%) Blog
11 23 (2.43%) CMDB
11 23 (2.43%) OTC Derivatives
12 22 (2.32%) Self-Motivation
13 21 (2.22%) Equity Derivative
14 16 (1.69%) Public Cloud
15 14 (1.48%) User Experience
16 13 (1.37%) Taxonomies
17 12 (1.27%) Credit Risk
17 12 (1.27%) Data Structures
17 12 (1.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 91 (9.60%) Windows
2 38 (4.01%) Linux
3 35 (3.69%) Windows 10
4 27 (2.85%) Windows Server
5 17 (1.79%) Windows 7
6 12 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (0.95%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.74%) Windows Server 2016
9 6 (0.63%) Android
9 6 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.42%) Unix
10 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.11%) AIX
12 1 (0.11%) CentOS
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 367 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 286 (30.17%) Software Engineering
3 261 (27.53%) Investment Management
4 249 (26.27%) DevOps
5 165 (17.41%) Decision-Making
6 130 (13.71%) Business Analysis
7 120 (12.66%) Portfolio Management
8 103 (10.86%) Microservices
9 92 (9.70%) Migration
10 84 (8.86%) Analytics
11 81 (8.54%) Deployment Automation
12 74 (7.81%) Problem-Solving
13 73 (7.70%) ITIL
14 70 (7.38%) Front End Development
15 61 (6.43%) Scrum
16 51 (5.38%) Software Asset Management
17 50 (5.27%) Stakeholder Management
18 46 (4.85%) Data Analysis
19 45 (4.75%) Fintech
20 44 (4.64%) Performance Attribution
Programming Languages
1 343 (36.18%) Python
2 305 (32.17%) Java
3 219 (23.10%) JavaScript
4 218 (23.00%) SQL
5 138 (14.56%) R
6 102 (10.76%) C#
7 38 (4.01%) VBA
8 34 (3.59%) TypeScript
9 26 (2.74%) C++
10 22 (2.32%) Kotlin
11 17 (1.79%) MATLAB
12 9 (0.95%) Perl
12 9 (0.95%) PowerShell
13 8 (0.84%) Bash Shell
13 8 (0.84%) C-shell
13 8 (0.84%) PHP
13 8 (0.84%) Shell Script
14 7 (0.74%) C
15 6 (0.63%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.53%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 51 (5.38%) Security Cleared
2 40 (4.22%) Degree
3 31 (3.27%) SC Cleared
4 21 (2.22%) DV Cleared
5 13 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.84%) Sun Certification
8 7 (0.74%) AWS Certification
9 6 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.63%) CISM
9 6 (0.63%) CISSP
9 6 (0.63%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.53%) CCNA
10 5 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (0.42%) CISMP
11 4 (0.42%) ISEB
11 4 (0.42%) MCSE
11 4 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.32%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.64%) Data Quality
2 24 (2.53%) QA
3 17 (1.79%) SLA
4 8 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.63%) GDPR
6 5 (0.53%) PMO
7 4 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 4 (0.42%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.32%) MiFID
9 2 (0.21%) IFRS
9 2 (0.21%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.11%) Basel III
10 1 (0.11%) COBIT
10 1 (0.11%) HL7
10 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 160 (16.88%) Docker
2 55 (5.80%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.42%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.42%) XenApp
8 3 (0.32%) vSphere
9 2 (0.21%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.21%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.21%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.11%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.11%) Firmware
10 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 155 (16.35%) Kubernetes
2 99 (10.44%) Terraform
3 35 (3.69%) SCCM
4 20 (2.11%) Ansible
5 16 (1.69%) Puppet
6 8 (0.84%) NetBackup
7 6 (0.63%) WSUS
8 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.21%) SCOM
10 2 (0.21%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.21%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.21%) vRealize
11 1 (0.11%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.11%) Nagios
11 1 (0.11%) Rancher
Vendors
1 114 (12.03%) Microsoft
2 107 (11.29%) Google
3 72 (7.59%) Oracle
4 65 (6.86%) Bloomberg
5 34 (3.59%) VMware
6 31 (3.27%) ServiceNow
7 29 (3.06%) Citrix
8 20 (2.11%) IBM
9 18 (1.90%) Cisco
10 17 (1.79%) SAP
11 13 (1.37%) SolarWinds
12 12 (1.27%) Tableau
13 11 (1.16%) Adobe
14 10 (1.05%) Sybase
15 8 (0.84%) Remedy
15 8 (0.84%) Reuters
15 8 (0.84%) Snow
16 7 (0.74%) BMC
16 7 (0.74%) Charles River
16 7 (0.74%) Red Hat