The table below looks at the statistics for the Portfolio Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portfolio Manager
Rank 195 191 219
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Portfolio Manager 3 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.056% 0.19% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.21% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Average daily rate
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£650 £550 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £447 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £790 £596 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £469 £463 £524
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -11.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5002 5361 6717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.08% 92.21% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3918 3876 4904
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 91 148
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £12.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £35.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Portfolio Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Portfolio Manager in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Portfolio Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Portfolio Manager
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 Manager across the City of London region.

Portfolio Manager Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Portfolio Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Portfolio Manager across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Portfolio Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Portfolio Manager
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Portfolio Manager in their job title 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 with Portfolio Manager in their job title.

1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
1 3 (37.50%) People Management
2 2 (25.00%) Line Management
2 2 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Front Office
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) PMP
3 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Peregrine
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (12.50%) QlikView
3 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
3 1 (12.50%) Market Risk
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Portfolio Manager in their job title 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 with Portfolio Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) QlikView
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
1 3 (37.50%) People Management
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Line Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PMP
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Peregrine