The table below looks at the statistics for the Portfolio Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portfolio Manager
Rank 562 529 517
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Portfolio Manager 43 49 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.083% 0.096% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 30
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£575 £553 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.07% +5.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £360 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £463 £524
% change year-on-year
+5.40% -11.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £42.00 -
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 England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48378 47116 45288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.45% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 31417 29051 27524
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1807 1859 1986
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.29 £40.00
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 England

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

Portfolio Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Portfolio Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Portfolio Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Portfolio Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Portfolio Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Portfolio Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Portfolio Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Portfolio Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Portfolio Manager
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 Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
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 +10 28 £575 -7.63% 7
South East -15 8 £600 +26.31% 1
West Midlands +10 4 £350 -22.22% 1
North West -23 2 £450 - 1
East of England 0 1 £525 +16.02%
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Portfolio Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 37 (46.25%) Project Management
2 32 (40.00%) Finance
3 31 (38.75%) Portfolio Management
4 22 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 16 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (17.50%) Project Planning
8 9 (11.25%) Degree
8 9 (11.25%) Programme Management
8 9 (11.25%) People Management
9 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (10.00%) Banking
10 7 (8.75%) ITIL
11 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
11 6 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (7.50%) Retail
12 5 (6.25%) Investment Banking
12 5 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
12 5 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (6.25%) PMI Certification
12 5 (6.25%) Windows
12 5 (6.25%) PRINCE
12 5 (6.25%) Risk Management
12 5 (6.25%) Service Delivery
12 5 (6.25%) Coaching
13 4 (5.00%) Software Delivery
13 4 (5.00%) Scrum
13 4 (5.00%) Publishing
13 4 (5.00%) E-Commerce
13 4 (5.00%) MS Project

Portfolio Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.50%) WorkSite
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MS Project
2 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) LAN
1 2 (2.50%) WAN
1 2 (2.50%) VPN
1 2 (2.50%) MPLS
1 2 (2.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.50%) Big Data
2 1 (1.25%) QlikView
General
1 32 (40.00%) Finance
2 8 (10.00%) Banking
3 6 (7.50%) Retail
4 5 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.00%) Publishing
6 3 (3.75%) Billing
7 2 (2.50%) Dutch Language
7 2 (2.50%) French Language
7 2 (2.50%) Law
8 1 (1.25%) Front Office
8 1 (1.25%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (1.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.75%) Fixed Income
2 3 (3.75%) Equities
2 3 (3.75%) Derivative
3 2 (2.50%) NHS
4 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.25%) PMI
4 1 (1.25%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (46.25%) Project Management
2 31 (38.75%) Portfolio Management
3 22 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 16 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (17.50%) Project Planning
7 9 (11.25%) Programme Management
7 9 (11.25%) People Management
8 7 (8.75%) ITIL
9 5 (6.25%) PRINCE
9 5 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.25%) Risk Management
9 5 (6.25%) Coaching
9 5 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
10 4 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (5.00%) Waterfall
10 4 (5.00%) Software Delivery
10 4 (5.00%) Scrum
10 4 (5.00%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.75%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.25%) C++
1 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Degree
2 6 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (6.25%) PMI Certification
3 5 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (5.00%) PMP
5 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.25%) APMP
6 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.25%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) SLA
1 3 (3.75%) QA
1 3 (3.75%) P3O
2 1 (1.25%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.25%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.50%) XenServer
1 2 (2.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.75%) HP
3 2 (2.50%) VMware
4 1 (1.25%) SAP
4 1 (1.25%) Peregrine
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Intapeople
Rate: Circa £400pd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 days ago