The table below looks at the statistics for Portfolio Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Portfolio Management over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portfolio Management
Rank 364 396 395
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -1
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 248 150 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.32% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.43% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 95 113
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £660 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £485 £410
% change year-on-year
-17.52% +18.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.70 - £32.64
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.66 - £20.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.74 - £44.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.70 - -
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38903 35185 33514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.78% 74.30% 72.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25676 22290 19923
Average daily rate £425 £403 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -1.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1049 1367
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

Portfolio Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Portfolio Management Jobs Demand Trend in England

Portfolio Management
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Portfolio Management Daily Rate Trend in England

Portfolio Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Portfolio Management across the England region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Portfolio Management Daily Rate Histogram in England

Portfolio Management
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Portfolio Management Hourly Rate Trend in England

Portfolio Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Portfolio Management across the England region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Portfolio Management Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Portfolio Management
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Portfolio Management within the England region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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Rank Change
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Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +27 120 £500 - 30
South East -4 43 £450 -10.00% 12
North West +24 23 £508 +4.63% 4
East of England +14 22 £375 -42.30% 4
South West -23 13 £416 +10.93% 2
West Midlands -11 12 £280 -24.83% 2
East Midlands +5 9 £347 +148.20%
Yorkshire -5 6 £275 -19.11% 8
North East - 1 £850 - 1
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Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 198 (42.58%) Finance
2 159 (34.19%) Project Management
3 95 (20.43%) PRINCE2
4 90 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (15.48%) Programme Management
6 70 (15.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 69 (14.84%) MS Excel
8 68 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
9 64 (13.76%) Change Management
10 59 (12.69%) Project Planning
11 54 (11.61%) Microsoft
12 52 (11.18%) SQL
12 52 (11.18%) Banking
13 47 (10.11%) SharePoint
14 44 (9.46%) MS PowerPoint
14 44 (9.46%) MS Project
15 43 (9.25%) ITIL
16 41 (8.82%) Degree
17 39 (8.39%) MS Office
18 38 (8.17%) Java
19 37 (7.96%) MS Visio
19 37 (7.96%) Business Intelligence
19 37 (7.96%) Front Office
20 36 (7.74%) Security Cleared
21 34 (7.31%) Oracle
21 34 (7.31%) Analytics
22 33 (7.10%) Coaching
23 30 (6.45%) Risk Management
23 30 (6.45%) TOGAF
24 28 (6.02%) Resource Management

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 47 (10.11%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.66%) WebSphere
3 13 (2.80%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (2.80%) WebSphere Process Server
4 10 (2.15%) MS Project Server
5 9 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (1.51%) SAS
7 5 (1.08%) IIS
8 3 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.22%) Apache
Applications
1 69 (14.84%) MS Excel
2 44 (9.46%) MS PowerPoint
2 44 (9.46%) MS Project
3 39 (8.39%) MS Office
4 37 (7.96%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.43%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.43%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 11 (2.37%) CA Clarity
2 6 (1.29%) SAP PS
3 3 (0.65%) Murex MxG2000
4 2 (0.43%) SAP PLM
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.22%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.22%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.22%) SAP xRPM
5 1 (0.22%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.08%) Google Apps
2 4 (0.86%) Office 365
3 3 (0.65%) Force.com
3 3 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.43%) IaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.23%) HTTP
2 14 (3.01%) SSL
3 5 (1.08%) LDAP
3 5 (1.08%) WAN
4 4 (0.86%) LAN
5 3 (0.65%) Firewall
5 3 (0.65%) Intranet
5 3 (0.65%) Internet
5 3 (0.65%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.43%) SAN
6 2 (0.43%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.43%) Wireless
7 1 (0.22%) DNS
7 1 (0.22%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.22%) Broadband
7 1 (0.22%) VoIP
7 1 (0.22%) DHCP
7 1 (0.22%) DMZ
7 1 (0.22%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.66%) Big Data
2 15 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (3.01%) SQL Server
4 12 (2.58%) Hadoop
5 6 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.86%) Data Mart
6 4 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.86%) MS Access
7 3 (0.65%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.65%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.43%) QlikView
8 2 (0.43%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.43%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.43%) OLAP
8 2 (0.43%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (1.51%) JIRA
1 7 (1.51%) GDB
2 3 (0.65%) Grunt
3 1 (0.22%) Selenium
3 1 (0.22%) FitNesse
3 1 (0.22%) Subversion
3 1 (0.22%) NUnit
3 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
General
1 198 (42.58%) Finance
2 52 (11.18%) Banking
3 37 (7.96%) Front Office
4 25 (5.38%) Retail
5 20 (4.30%) Back Office
6 18 (3.87%) Investment Banking
7 10 (2.15%) Marketing
8 8 (1.72%) Retail Banking
8 8 (1.72%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.51%) Law
10 6 (1.29%) Billing
11 5 (1.08%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.86%) Military
13 3 (0.65%) Advertising
13 3 (0.65%) Publishing
13 3 (0.65%) Automotive
13 3 (0.65%) International Banking
14 2 (0.43%) Legal
14 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 128 (27.53%) Analyst
2 49 (10.54%) Business Analyst
3 45 (9.68%) PMO Analyst
4 43 (9.25%) Project Manager
5 35 (7.53%) Consultant
6 34 (7.31%) Developer
7 32 (6.88%) Architect
8 28 (6.02%) Portfolio Manager
9 22 (4.73%) PMO Manager
10 20 (4.30%) Programme Manager
11 15 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
12 14 (3.01%) Senior Analyst
13 12 (2.58%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
14 11 (2.37%) Support Analyst
15 10 (2.15%) Project Planner
15 10 (2.15%) Software Engineer
15 10 (2.15%) PMO Lead
16 9 (1.94%) Administrator
17 8 (1.72%) Programme Office Support
17 8 (1.72%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.44%) Middleware
2 15 (3.23%) XML
3 14 (3.01%) REST
3 14 (3.01%) WSDL
3 14 (3.01%) SOAP
3 14 (3.01%) JMS
4 9 (1.94%) HTML
5 7 (1.51%) HTML5
6 6 (1.29%) WPF
6 6 (1.29%) CSS
7 5 (1.08%) AngularJS
7 5 (1.08%) Web Services
7 5 (1.08%) .NET
8 3 (0.65%) JSP
8 3 (0.65%) WCF
8 3 (0.65%) jQuery
9 2 (0.43%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.43%) Java EE
9 2 (0.43%) MDX
9 2 (0.43%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 68 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.59%) Management Information System
3 25 (5.38%) Fixed Income
4 18 (3.87%) PMI
5 13 (2.80%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.15%) Derivative
6 10 (2.15%) Credit Risk
7 9 (1.94%) Equities
8 7 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.29%) Market Risk
10 5 (1.08%) User Experience
10 5 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.08%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.08%) Reference Data
11 4 (0.86%) NHS
11 4 (0.86%) Performance Metrics
12 3 (0.65%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.65%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.65%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.65%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 16 (3.44%) Windows
2 7 (1.51%) Linux
3 6 (1.29%) UNIX
4 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.43%) AIX
6 1 (0.22%) Solaris
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (34.19%) Project Management
2 95 (20.43%) PRINCE2
3 90 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (15.48%) Programme Management
5 70 (15.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 64 (13.76%) Change Management
7 59 (12.69%) Project Planning
8 43 (9.25%) ITIL
9 37 (7.96%) Business Intelligence
10 34 (7.31%) Analytics
11 33 (7.10%) Coaching
12 30 (6.45%) Risk Management
12 30 (6.45%) TOGAF
13 28 (6.02%) Resource Management
14 27 (5.81%) Release Management
14 27 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement
15 25 (5.38%) Scrum
15 25 (5.38%) Waterfall
16 24 (5.16%) Data Modelling
17 22 (4.73%) OO
Programming Languages
1 52 (11.18%) SQL
2 38 (8.17%) Java
3 22 (4.73%) C
4 15 (3.23%) C#
5 9 (1.94%) VBA
6 8 (1.72%) VB
6 8 (1.72%) Python
7 7 (1.51%) VC++
7 7 (1.51%) C++
7 7 (1.51%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.51%) Perl
7 7 (1.51%) PHP
7 7 (1.51%) PL/SQL
7 7 (1.51%) Shell Script
7 7 (1.51%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.22%) RPG
8 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (8.82%) Degree
2 36 (7.74%) Security Cleared
3 25 (5.38%) PMI Certification
4 17 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 17 (3.66%) SC Cleared
5 12 (2.58%) APMP
5 12 (2.58%) ISEB
5 12 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (1.94%) PMP
6 9 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.72%) CISSP
8 4 (0.86%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.86%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.65%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.65%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 2 (0.43%) VCDX
10 2 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.22%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.22%) CCIE
11 1 (0.22%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.30%) QA
1 20 (4.30%) P3O
2 4 (0.86%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.86%) PCI DSS
2 4 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.43%) UCITS
4 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 54 (11.61%) Microsoft
2 34 (7.31%) Oracle
3 26 (5.59%) SAP
4 21 (4.52%) Planview
5 16 (3.44%) IBM
6 14 (3.01%) Software AG
7 11 (2.37%) CA
7 11 (2.37%) HP
7 11 (2.37%) Charles River
8 10 (2.15%) Google
8 10 (2.15%) thinkFolio
8 10 (2.15%) Primavera
9 7 (1.51%) Murex
10 6 (1.29%) Tableau
10 6 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.29%) Cisco
10 6 (1.29%) VMware
11 5 (1.08%) Cognos
12 4 (0.86%) ArcSight
12 4 (0.86%) Splunk
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