Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 178 133
Rank change year-on-year +30 -45 -6
Contract jobs citing Asset Management 40 33 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.83% 0.53% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.64% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 19
West Midlands median daily rate £358 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.63% -5.88% +43.46%
10th Percentile £103 £250 £293
90th Percentile £473 £538 £550
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 4
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.15% -12.86% -7.89%
10th Percentile £12.75 £10.38 £16.75
90th Percentile £21.00 £18.75 £34.08
England median hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +31.03% -23.68% +8.57%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3996 5180 3935
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.04% 83.09% 79.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2552 3089 2258
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £235
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 135 173
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £11.70 £10.75 £11.05
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%

Asset Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Asset Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 17 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Asset Management in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 17 November 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
Birmingham +2 11 £350 +13.36% 1
Wolverhampton - 8 £113 -
Warwickshire -8 7 £370 -1.33% 1
Kingswinford - 3 £460 -
Walsall - 3 - -
Shropshire - 1 £463 -
Asset Management
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (32.50%) SQL
2 13 (32.50%) Oracle
2 13 (32.50%) Service Delivery
2 13 (32.50%) Integration Testing
3 12 (30.00%) Line Management
3 12 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 11 (27.50%) IBM
5 10 (25.00%) Cisco
6 9 (22.50%) Web Services
7 8 (20.00%) Windows
7 8 (20.00%) LDAP
7 8 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 8 (20.00%) Finance
7 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 7 (17.50%) Change Control
9 6 (15.00%) Software Deployment
9 6 (15.00%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (15.00%) SCCM
9 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
9 6 (15.00%) SaaS
9 6 (15.00%) SafeCom
9 6 (15.00%) Wyse
9 6 (15.00%) VMware
9 6 (15.00%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (15.00%) WSUS
9 6 (15.00%) Fat Client

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 6 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (2.50%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) LDAP
2 4 (10.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (10.00%) DNS
2 4 (10.00%) Firewall
2 4 (10.00%) FTP
2 4 (10.00%) GSM
2 4 (10.00%) Internet
2 4 (10.00%) Kerberos
2 4 (10.00%) LAN
2 4 (10.00%) MPLS
2 4 (10.00%) Network Security
2 4 (10.00%) PABX
2 4 (10.00%) PBX
2 4 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (10.00%) SSL
2 4 (10.00%) VoIP
2 4 (10.00%) VPN
2 4 (10.00%) WAN
2 4 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (15.00%) Analyst
2 5 (12.50%) Architect
2 5 (12.50%) Asset Management Analyst
2 5 (12.50%) Designer
2 5 (12.50%) Developer
2 5 (12.50%) Software Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Consultant
3 4 (10.00%) ServiceNow Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Network Support
4 3 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.00%) ICT Support
5 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Support Officer
6 1 (2.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.50%) Integration Developer
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL Implementation Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) Web Services
2 5 (12.50%) .NET
3 4 (10.00%) LAMP
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (10.00%) REST
3 4 (10.00%) SOAP
3 4 (10.00%) WCF
3 4 (10.00%) WPF
4 3 (7.50%) HTML
5 2 (5.00%) CSS
5 2 (5.00%) XML
6 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.50%) DOM
6 1 (2.50%) Dropwizard
6 1 (2.50%) Guice
6 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.50%) HTML5
6 1 (2.50%) Middleware
6 1 (2.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 8 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (15.00%) Fat Client
2 6 (15.00%) Thin Client
3 4 (10.00%) CMDB
3 4 (10.00%) PKI
4 1 (2.50%) NHS
4 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Unix
3 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Integration Testing
1 13 (32.50%) Service Delivery
2 12 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 12 (30.00%) Line Management
3 7 (17.50%) Change Control
4 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.00%) CRM
4 6 (15.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (15.00%) Software Deployment
5 5 (12.50%) Coaching
5 5 (12.50%) ETL
5 5 (12.50%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 5 (12.50%) SOA
5 5 (12.50%) Software Asset Management
6 4 (10.00%) Data Management
6 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 4 (10.00%) Open Source
7 3 (7.50%) Data Transformation
7 3 (7.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) C#
2 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) MCSA
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (15.00%) Terminal Services
1 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (15.00%) VMware Workstation
2 4 (10.00%) iptables
2 4 (10.00%) Postfix
2 4 (10.00%) Samba
2 4 (10.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (15.00%) SafeCom
1 6 (15.00%) SCCM
1 6 (15.00%) WSUS
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (10.00%) Nessus
2 4 (10.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (32.50%) Oracle
3 11 (27.50%) IBM
4 10 (25.00%) Cisco
5 6 (15.00%) McAfee
5 6 (15.00%) NetApp
5 6 (15.00%) Symantec
5 6 (15.00%) VMware
5 6 (15.00%) Wyse
6 4 (10.00%) NEC
6 4 (10.00%) SAP
6 4 (10.00%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.50%) Google
7 1 (2.50%) hybris
7 1 (2.50%) Informatica
7 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com