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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portfolio Manager
Rank 505 474 480
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Portfolio Manager 51 56 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.13% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 43 18
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £506
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £344 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £703 £756 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £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
42688 41191 38318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.60% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27233 25100 22188
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1682 1864 2310
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -4 17 £650 +8.33% 7
South East -25 10 £450 -14.28% 5
East Midlands +10 6 £550 +120.00%
North West - 6 £450 - 2
West Midlands -3 3 £650 +26.21% 2
East of England -3 1 - -
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Portfolio Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 38 (43.68%) PRINCE2
2 37 (42.53%) Project Management
3 34 (39.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (37.93%) Finance
5 25 (28.74%) Programme Management
6 24 (27.59%) Portfolio Management
7 17 (19.54%) Supplier Management
8 15 (17.24%) Retail
8 15 (17.24%) Risk Management
9 12 (13.79%) Change Management
9 12 (13.79%) Logistics
10 11 (12.64%) ITIL
11 10 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (11.49%) Banking
12 7 (8.05%) Coaching
13 6 (6.90%) Project Planning
13 6 (6.90%) Service Management
13 6 (6.90%) MS Excel
13 6 (6.90%) E-Commerce
14 5 (5.75%) MS Project
14 5 (5.75%) Asset Management
14 5 (5.75%) Resource Management
14 5 (5.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 4 (4.60%) Waterfall
15 4 (4.60%) PMI Certification
16 3 (3.45%) PMI
16 3 (3.45%) PMP
16 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
16 3 (3.45%) Change Control
16 3 (3.45%) P3O

Portfolio Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Applications
1 6 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.75%) MS Project
3 3 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) Extranet
General
1 33 (37.93%) Finance
2 15 (17.24%) Retail
3 10 (11.49%) Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Marketing
4 2 (2.30%) Legal
4 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.30%) Front Office
5 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.15%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.45%) PMI
2 2 (2.30%) Telematics
3 1 (1.15%) User Experience
3 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.15%) Derivative
3 1 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (1.15%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (43.68%) PRINCE2
2 37 (42.53%) Project Management
3 34 (39.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (28.74%) Programme Management
5 24 (27.59%) Portfolio Management
6 17 (19.54%) Supplier Management
7 15 (17.24%) Risk Management
8 12 (13.79%) Change Management
8 12 (13.79%) Logistics
9 11 (12.64%) ITIL
10 10 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (8.05%) Coaching
12 6 (6.90%) Project Planning
12 6 (6.90%) Service Management
12 6 (6.90%) E-Commerce
13 5 (5.75%) Asset Management
13 5 (5.75%) Resource Management
14 4 (4.60%) Waterfall
15 3 (3.45%) Change Control
15 3 (3.45%) People Management
Qualifications
1 5 (5.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (4.60%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.45%) Degree
3 3 (3.45%) PMP
4 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.15%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.15%) ISEB
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) APMP
5 1 (1.15%) MCTS
5 1 (1.15%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) QA
1 3 (3.45%) P3O
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.15%) HP
2 1 (1.15%) NEC
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle
2 1 (1.15%) Business Objects
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