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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 109 91
Rank change year-on-year +13 -18  
Contract jobs citing Asset Management 19 20 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.85% 0.73% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.89% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 20
Median daily rate £413 £390 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.76% -29.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £150 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £450
% change year-on-year -2.85% -2.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 1779 2248 1946
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 80.03% 82.16% 75.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1148 1247 1121
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 45 110
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.24% -39.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.73 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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
Warwickshire +2 8 £363 -12.12%
Birmingham +1 7 £413 +175.00% 1
Staffordshire +6 2 £413 +5.76% 2
Coventry +2 2 £500 -
Kingswinford - 2 £368 -
Smethwick - 1 - -
Asset Management
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 10 (27.03%) Software Asset Management
2 9 (24.32%) Project Management
3 7 (18.92%) Change Management
3 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.51%) ITIL
4 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.51%) User Experience
4 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
4 5 (13.51%) Contract Management
5 4 (10.81%) Programme Governance
5 4 (10.81%) Degree
5 4 (10.81%) Network Security
5 4 (10.81%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (10.81%) IBM
5 4 (10.81%) Oracle
5 4 (10.81%) SAP
5 4 (10.81%) Retail
5 4 (10.81%) Service Management
6 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
6 3 (8.11%) Automotive
6 3 (8.11%) CSS
6 3 (8.11%) DOM
6 3 (8.11%) OO
6 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
6 3 (8.11%) HTML
6 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
6 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
6 3 (8.11%) Line Management
6 3 (8.11%) Mentoring

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:

Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Project
3 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Network Security
2 3 (8.11%) Skype
3 2 (5.41%) DHCP
3 2 (5.41%) DNS
3 2 (5.41%) Firewall
3 2 (5.41%) VPN
4 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) CruiseControl
2 1 (2.70%) Grunt
2 1 (2.70%) gulp
2 1 (2.70%) Moq
2 1 (2.70%) NuGet
2 1 (2.70%) NUnit
2 1 (2.70%) Selenium
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.81%) Retail
2 3 (8.11%) Automotive
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Finance
4 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Asset Management Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Business Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Contracts Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Asset Management Business Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Software Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) IT Manager
7 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Network Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Network Security Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Security Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Security Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Telephony Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
1 3 (8.11%) CSS
1 3 (8.11%) DOM
1 3 (8.11%) HTML
2 2 (5.41%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (5.41%) Dojo
2 2 (5.41%) HTML5
2 2 (5.41%) jQuery
3 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.70%) LESS
3 1 (2.70%) Sass
3 1 (2.70%) Spring
3 1 (2.70%) WCF
3 1 (2.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) User Experience
2 3 (8.11%) Virtual Team
3 2 (5.41%) FMCG
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Software Asset Management
2 9 (24.32%) Project Management
3 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.92%) Change Management
4 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
4 5 (13.51%) Contract Management
4 5 (13.51%) ITIL
5 4 (10.81%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (10.81%) Programme Governance
5 4 (10.81%) Service Management
6 3 (8.11%) Critical Success Factor
6 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
6 3 (8.11%) Line Management
6 3 (8.11%) Logistics
6 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.11%) OO
6 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.11%) Software Optimisation
6 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) C#
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) GDPR
1 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
1 2 (5.41%) PMO
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Nexpose
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) IBM
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco
3 1 (2.70%) F5
3 1 (2.70%) Intel Security
3 1 (2.70%) LogRhythm
3 1 (2.70%) MobileIron
3 1 (2.70%) Proofpoint
3 1 (2.70%) Snow
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