The table below looks at the statistics for the Portfolio Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portfolio Manager
Rank 386 389 413
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Portfolio Manager 27 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.13% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 11
Average daily rate
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£625 £620 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% +18.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £450 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £655 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £524
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -9.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 -
Portfolio Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21959 22149 22981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.50% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15479 15131 15772
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 407 447
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Portfolio Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Portfolio Manager Jobs Demand Trend in London

Portfolio Manager
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Portfolio Manager Daily Rate Trend in London

Portfolio Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Portfolio Manager across the London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Portfolio Manager Daily Rate Histogram in London

Portfolio Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Portfolio Manager Hourly Rate Trend in London

Portfolio Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
City of London +2 5 £700 +27.27% 2
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Paddington - 1 £400 -
Portfolio Manager
England

Portfolio Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (50.00%) Project Management
2 20 (41.67%) Finance
3 17 (35.42%) Portfolio Management
4 14 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (20.83%) PRINCE2
6 10 (20.83%) Project Planning
7 7 (14.58%) Programme Management
8 6 (12.50%) Degree
8 6 (12.50%) Banking
9 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (10.42%) Investment Banking
10 4 (8.33%) Supplier Management
10 4 (8.33%) Scrum
10 4 (8.33%) Publishing
10 4 (8.33%) PMP
10 4 (8.33%) PMI Certification
10 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
10 4 (8.33%) PRINCE
10 4 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
10 4 (8.33%) Business Transformation
10 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
10 4 (8.33%) Software Delivery
11 3 (6.25%) People Management
11 3 (6.25%) Line Management
11 3 (6.25%) QA
11 3 (6.25%) MS Project
11 3 (6.25%) ITIL
11 3 (6.25%) Risk Management
11 3 (6.25%) Migration

Portfolio Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (6.25%) MS Project
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) QlikView
General
1 20 (41.67%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Investment Banking
4 4 (8.33%) Publishing
5 2 (4.17%) Law
5 2 (4.17%) Retail
6 1 (2.08%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Fixed Income
1 3 (6.25%) Equities
1 3 (6.25%) Derivative
2 2 (4.17%) NHS
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
1 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Project Management
2 17 (35.42%) Portfolio Management
3 14 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (20.83%) Project Planning
5 10 (20.83%) PRINCE2
6 7 (14.58%) Programme Management
7 4 (8.33%) Supplier Management
7 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 4 (8.33%) Scrum
7 4 (8.33%) PRINCE
7 4 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (8.33%) Business Transformation
7 4 (8.33%) Software Delivery
8 3 (6.25%) People Management
8 3 (6.25%) Line Management
8 3 (6.25%) Migration
8 3 (6.25%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.25%) ITIL
8 3 (6.25%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
2 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (8.33%) PMP
3 4 (8.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Peregrine