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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Portfolio Manager
Rank 583 552 534
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Portfolio Manager 38 47 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.093% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.098% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 26 44
Average daily rate £505 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.80% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £381 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £548 £524 £600
% change year-on-year
+4.58% -12.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
- -28.57%
Portfolio Manager
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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
48678 47959 46948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.75% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32103 29564 29088
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1381 1912 1941
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 21 £500 -4.76% 3
South West +3 5 £600 +14.61% 1
South East -19 5 £440 -21.77%
North West -18 3 £545 -0.90% 1
West Midlands -13 2 £550 +10.00% 1
Yorkshire -1 1 £450 +18.03% 1
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Portfolio Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 24 (36.36%) Finance
2 18 (27.27%) Project Management
3 17 (25.76%) Portfolio Management
4 16 (24.24%) Programme Management
5 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (19.70%) PRINCE2
7 10 (15.15%) Waterfall
8 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
9 7 (10.61%) Coaching
9 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
10 5 (7.58%) Risk Management
10 5 (7.58%) Change Management
10 5 (7.58%) SAP
10 5 (7.58%) Resource Management
11 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (6.06%) Project Governance
11 4 (6.06%) ERP
11 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
11 4 (6.06%) Banking
12 3 (4.55%) SFIA
12 3 (4.55%) Intranet
12 3 (4.55%) Internet
12 3 (4.55%) MS Project
12 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
12 3 (4.55%) Citrix
12 3 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (4.55%) Test Strategy
12 3 (4.55%) Demand Management

Portfolio Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.52%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (4.55%) MS Project
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Office 365
2 1 (1.52%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) Internet
1 3 (4.55%) Intranet
2 1 (1.52%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.52%) Selenium
General
1 24 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Front Office
3 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Legal
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.52%) Publishing
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.03%) User Experience
4 1 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.52%) FMCG
4 1 (1.52%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (1.52%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) Project Management
2 17 (25.76%) Portfolio Management
3 16 (24.24%) Programme Management
4 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (19.70%) PRINCE2
6 10 (15.15%) Waterfall
7 7 (10.61%) Coaching
8 5 (7.58%) Change Management
8 5 (7.58%) Resource Management
8 5 (7.58%) Risk Management
9 4 (6.06%) ERP
9 4 (6.06%) Project Governance
9 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.55%) Demand Management
10 3 (4.55%) SFIA
10 3 (4.55%) Test Strategy
11 2 (3.03%) Business Transformation
11 2 (3.03%) Remote Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.52%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (4.55%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.52%) PMP
4 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) P3O
2 2 (3.03%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.52%) GxP
Vendors
1 5 (7.58%) SAP
2 3 (4.55%) Citrix
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle
4 1 (1.52%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.52%) Charles River
4 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.52%) Google
4 1 (1.52%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.52%) Micro Focus
4 1 (1.52%) Progress
4 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.52%) TOWER Software
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