The table below looks at the statistics for Portfolio Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Portfolio Management over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portfolio Management
Rank 172 191 192
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +1
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 30 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.45% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.59% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 22
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £531
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £345 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £632 £636
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £490 £363
% change year-on-year
-21.93% +35.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.75 - £21.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4547 5580 5608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.56% 76.54% 75.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3496 4115 4176
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 74 91
Average hourly rate £15.75 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.80 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.82 £52.82 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Portfolio Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Portfolio Management across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Portfolio Management Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Portfolio Management
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Portfolio Management across the City of London region.

Portfolio Management Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Portfolio Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Portfolio Management across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Portfolio Management Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Portfolio Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Portfolio Management across the City of London region.

Portfolio Management Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Portfolio Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Portfolio Management.

1 22 (45.83%) Finance
2 12 (25.00%) Change Management
3 11 (22.92%) Banking
4 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
4 9 (18.75%) Information Management
5 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (16.67%) Project Management
6 7 (14.58%) SQL
7 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 5 (10.42%) Test Scripting
8 5 (10.42%) Investment Management
8 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.42%) Asset Management
8 5 (10.42%) Investment Banking
8 5 (10.42%) Mainframe
8 5 (10.42%) MS Visio
8 5 (10.42%) Front Office
8 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
9 4 (8.33%) Java
9 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
9 4 (8.33%) Workflow
9 4 (8.33%) Document Management
9 4 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (8.33%) Analytics
9 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (6.25%) Coaching
10 3 (6.25%) Unified Communications
10 3 (6.25%) Spreadsheet

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Portfolio Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Portfolio Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.08%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.42%) MS Visio
3 4 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (6.25%) MS Office
5 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) LatentZero
1 2 (4.17%) Minerva
1 2 (4.17%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) SSL
2 1 (2.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) JUnit
1 1 (2.08%) Maven
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
1 1 (2.08%) Selenium
1 1 (2.08%) FitNesse
General
1 22 (45.83%) Finance
2 11 (22.92%) Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Investment Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Front Office
4 2 (4.17%) Retail
5 1 (2.08%) Law
5 1 (2.08%) Advertising
5 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Analyst
2 10 (20.83%) Business Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Architect
4 7 (14.58%) Business Systems Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Portfolio Manager
5 6 (12.50%) Project Manager
6 5 (10.42%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Portfolio Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Manager
9 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Applications Support
9 2 (4.17%) Business Manager
9 2 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
10 1 (2.08%) Junior Project Manager
10 1 (2.08%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) Middleware
1 2 (4.17%) Java EE
2 1 (2.08%) REST
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Camel
2 1 (2.08%) Spring
2 1 (2.08%) SOAP
2 1 (2.08%) Web Services
2 1 (2.08%) XML
2 1 (2.08%) JMS
2 1 (2.08%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Mainframe
2 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.08%) Open Source
4 1 (2.08%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Change Management
2 9 (18.75%) Information Management
3 8 (16.67%) Project Management
3 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.42%) Asset Management
4 5 (10.42%) Test Scripting
4 5 (10.42%) Investment Management
5 4 (8.33%) Analytics
5 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (8.33%) Document Management
5 4 (8.33%) Workflow
6 3 (6.25%) Programme Management
6 3 (6.25%) Coaching
6 3 (6.25%) Resource Management
7 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (4.17%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.17%) Data Architecture
7 2 (4.17%) Line Management
7 2 (4.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (4.17%) C
4 1 (2.08%) C#
4 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.08%) RPG
4 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) ISEB
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) NVQ Level 4
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Sun
2 3 (6.25%) Charles River
3 2 (4.17%) thinkFolio
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) Avaya
4 1 (2.08%) Software AG
4 1 (2.08%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.08%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.08%) BI-SAM
4 1 (2.08%) Niku
4 1 (2.08%) Planview
City, London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago