Period
to 17 October 2018

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 October 2018 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 144 184
Rank change year-on-year -26 +40 -45
Contract jobs citing Asset Management 31 39 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.61% 0.85% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.01% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 18
West Midlands median daily rate £440 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.33% -3.23% -8.82%
10th Percentile £314 £106 £174
90th Percentile £569 £486 £541
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 6
West Midlands median hourly rate £24.00 £18.20 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.85% +19.36% -12.86%
10th Percentile £11.23 £12.73 £10.38
90th Percentile £42.43 £21.00 £18.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.42% +24.67% -20.00%

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 4,316 3,877 5,244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 84.84% 84.21% 84.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,586 2,468 3,109
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 140 138
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £23.62 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.48% +34.94% -18.60%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £32.07 £53.75 £39.65
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.87 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.54% +10.51% +3.97%

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 October 2018.

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 October 2018.

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 October 2018. 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 -7 11 £544 +40.32% 2
Coventry - 3 - - 1
Shropshire -40 2 £498 +7.75% 1
Worcestershire - 2 - -
Warwickshire +2 1 £451 +85.77% 2
Staffordshire -8 1 - -
Wolverhampton -11 1 - -
Asset Management
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Asset Management.

1 13 (41.94%) ITIL
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
1 13 (41.94%) Configuration Management
2 12 (38.71%) Service Delivery
3 11 (35.48%) Windows
4 10 (32.26%) VMware
4 10 (32.26%) Windows Server
5 9 (29.03%) Line Management
5 9 (29.03%) Integration Testing
5 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (25.81%) VMware Workstation
6 8 (25.81%) MCSE
6 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
6 8 (25.81%) Coaching
6 8 (25.81%) Data Centre
7 6 (19.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (19.35%) Change Management
7 6 (19.35%) Cisco
7 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
7 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
8 5 (16.13%) Fat Client
8 5 (16.13%) SCCM
8 5 (16.13%) WSUS
8 5 (16.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (16.13%) Wyse
8 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
8 5 (16.13%) MCP
8 5 (16.13%) Thin Client
8 5 (16.13%) Terminal Services

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 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
1 2 (6.45%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) Junos
2 1 (3.23%) MPLS
2 1 (3.23%) Network Security
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) SSL
2 1 (3.23%) VoIP
2 1 (3.23%) VPN
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
2 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.68%) Billing
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) Architect
2 3 (9.68%) Analyst
2 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (6.45%) ERP Specialist
3 2 (6.45%) Implementation Specialist
3 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Problem Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
3 2 (6.45%) TOGAF Architect
4 1 (3.23%) ICT Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) ICT Support Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.23%) IT Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL Service Architect
4 1 (3.23%) PMO Lead
4 1 (3.23%) Report Specialist
4 1 (3.23%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) LAMP
1 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Data Centre
1 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
2 5 (16.13%) Fat Client
2 5 (16.13%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) CMDB
3 2 (6.45%) Smartphone
3 2 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.23%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Server
3 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.45%) Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Unix
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Configuration Management
1 13 (41.94%) ITIL
2 12 (38.71%) Service Delivery
3 9 (29.03%) Integration Testing
3 9 (29.03%) Line Management
4 8 (25.81%) Coaching
5 6 (19.35%) Change Management
6 5 (16.13%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (16.13%) Software Deployment
7 4 (12.90%) Service Management
8 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity
8 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity Planning
8 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (9.68%) Change Control
8 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (9.68%) TOGAF
9 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) C
1 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) MCSE
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (19.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (16.13%) MCP
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) PMP
6 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) PMO
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
3 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (25.81%) VMware Workstation
3 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
4 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
4 5 (16.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (16.13%) Terminal Services
5 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) SafeCom
1 5 (16.13%) SCCM
1 5 (16.13%) WSUS
2 2 (6.45%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (6.45%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.23%) Nessus
3 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) VMware
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco
4 5 (16.13%) Wyse
5 3 (9.68%) McAfee
5 3 (9.68%) NetApp
6 2 (6.45%) HP
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle
7 1 (3.23%) Google
7 1 (3.23%) IBM
7 1 (3.23%) Juniper
7 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.23%) Veritas