The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 3 months to 27 June 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 125 104
Rank change year-on-year +17 -21  
Contract jobs citing Asset Management 13 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.53% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.64% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 6
Median daily rate £375 £400 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +16.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £100 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year -3.22% -19.48%  

Asset Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1728 2505 1797
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.60% 82.62% 77.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1031 1502 1114
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 54 74
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.15 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Asset Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Asset Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Asset Management in the West Midlands

Asset Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Asset Management in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Asset Management in the West Midlands

Asset Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Asset Management in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Asset Management in the West Midlands

Asset Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Asset Management in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Asset Management in the West Midlands

Asset Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +16 9 £375 +275.00% 2
Wolverhampton - 2 £113 -
Warwickshire +2 1 - - 1
Shropshire - 1 £463 -
Staffordshire - 1 £375 - 2
Asset Management
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Asset Management.

1 9 (28.13%) Software Asset Management
2 7 (21.88%) IBM
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.75%) Finance
3 6 (18.75%) User Experience
3 6 (18.75%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (15.63%) Retail
4 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
4 5 (15.63%) ITIL
5 4 (12.50%) Oracle
5 4 (12.50%) SAP
5 4 (12.50%) Project Management
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco
5 4 (12.50%) Logistics
5 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Degree
5 4 (12.50%) Network Security
5 4 (12.50%) Programme Governance
6 3 (9.38%) Service Design
6 3 (9.38%) Software Optimisation
6 3 (9.38%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 3 (9.38%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (9.38%) GDPR
6 3 (9.38%) Snow
6 3 (9.38%) SIEM
6 3 (9.38%) PCI DSS
6 3 (9.38%) FMCG
6 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management

Asset Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.13%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Network Security
2 3 (9.38%) DHCP
2 3 (9.38%) DNS
2 3 (9.38%) Firewall
2 3 (9.38%) VPN
3 2 (6.25%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.13%) Data Lake
2 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) CruiseControl
1 1 (3.13%) Moq
1 1 (3.13%) NUnit
1 1 (3.13%) Selenium
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Retail
3 3 (9.38%) Automotive
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Analyst
2 9 (28.13%) Asset Management Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Business Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Software Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Asset Management Business Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Angular Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Report Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Telephony Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Telephony Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
1 2 (6.25%) CSS
1 2 (6.25%) D3.js
1 2 (6.25%) Dojo
1 2 (6.25%) HTML
1 2 (6.25%) jQuery
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) User Experience
2 3 (9.38%) FMCG
2 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.25%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.13%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Unix
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
1 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
1 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Software Asset Management
2 6 (18.75%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (15.63%) ITIL
4 4 (12.50%) Logistics
4 4 (12.50%) Programme Governance
4 4 (12.50%) Project Management
4 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.38%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (9.38%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.38%) Service Design
5 3 (9.38%) SIEM
5 3 (9.38%) Software Optimisation
5 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Data Management
6 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) GDPR
1 3 (9.38%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.25%) PMO
2 2 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (6.25%) Terminal Services
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Nexpose
1 2 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (6.25%) SafeCom
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
1 2 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) IBM
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Cisco
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) SAP
3 3 (9.38%) Snow
4 2 (6.25%) F5
4 2 (6.25%) LogRhythm
4 2 (6.25%) McAfee
4 2 (6.25%) NetApp
4 2 (6.25%) Proofpoint
4 2 (6.25%) ServiceNow
4 2 (6.25%) Symantec
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
4 2 (6.25%) Wyse