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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portfolio Manager
Rank 513 472 473
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Portfolio Manager 51 74 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.17% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 58 24
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£550 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £373 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £625 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £25.00
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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
44005 42325 37797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.52% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27481 25452 22049
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 £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1708 1839 2121
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 February 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 February 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 -24 18 £575 +4.54% 6
North West - 8 £500 - 1
South East -44 7 £488 -9.30% 1
East Midlands +5 6 £550 +120.00% 1
West Midlands -7 1 £650 +26.21% 2
South West -20 1 - -
East of England - - - -
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Portfolio Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 45 (48.39%) PRINCE2
2 41 (44.09%) Project Management
3 37 (39.78%) Finance
4 33 (35.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (30.11%) Portfolio Management
6 24 (25.81%) Programme Management
7 17 (18.28%) Risk Management
7 17 (18.28%) Supplier Management
8 14 (15.05%) Retail
9 13 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (13.98%) ITIL
10 12 (12.90%) Logistics
11 10 (10.75%) Banking
11 10 (10.75%) Change Management
12 9 (9.68%) Coaching
13 7 (7.53%) Service Management
13 7 (7.53%) Project Planning
14 6 (6.45%) Resource Management
14 6 (6.45%) MS Project
14 6 (6.45%) PMI Certification
15 5 (5.38%) PMP
15 5 (5.38%) MS Excel
15 5 (5.38%) E-Commerce
15 5 (5.38%) Asset Management
15 5 (5.38%) Waterfall
15 5 (5.38%) People Management
15 5 (5.38%) Degree
15 5 (5.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 4 (4.30%) QA
16 4 (4.30%) Agile Project Management

Portfolio Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (2.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) MS Project
2 5 (5.38%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.15%) MS Office
5 1 (1.08%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) Extranet
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) JIRA
General
1 37 (39.78%) Finance
2 14 (15.05%) Retail
3 10 (10.75%) Banking
4 3 (3.23%) Legal
5 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.15%) Marketing
5 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Local Government
6 1 (1.08%) Billing
6 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.08%) Front Office
6 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.23%) PMI
2 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.08%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.08%) User Experience
3 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.08%) Derivative
3 1 (1.08%) Equity Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (48.39%) PRINCE2
2 41 (44.09%) Project Management
3 33 (35.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (30.11%) Portfolio Management
5 24 (25.81%) Programme Management
6 17 (18.28%) Supplier Management
6 17 (18.28%) Risk Management
7 13 (13.98%) ITIL
7 13 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (12.90%) Logistics
9 10 (10.75%) Change Management
10 9 (9.68%) Coaching
11 7 (7.53%) Service Management
11 7 (7.53%) Project Planning
12 6 (6.45%) Resource Management
13 5 (5.38%) Asset Management
13 5 (5.38%) E-Commerce
13 5 (5.38%) People Management
13 5 (5.38%) Waterfall
14 4 (4.30%) Agile Project Management
Qualifications
1 6 (6.45%) PMI Certification
2 5 (5.38%) PMP
2 5 (5.38%) Degree
2 5 (5.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.15%) APMG
5 1 (1.08%) MCTS
5 1 (1.08%) CIPD
5 1 (1.08%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.08%) ISEB
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) QA
2 3 (3.23%) P3O
3 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.08%) HP
2 1 (1.08%) NEC
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle
2 1 (1.08%) Business Objects
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