The table below looks at the statistics for Portfolio Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Portfolio Management over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portfolio Management
Rank 392 384 376
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 243 233 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.43% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.56% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 152 134
Average daily rate
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£463 £500 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £436 £463
% change year-on-year
+3.15% -5.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £56.97 £41.95 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.80% +13.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.97 £41.95 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+35.80% +12.61%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44182 41616 38228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.70% 76.15% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28632 25727 23174
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1176 1105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Portfolio Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Portfolio Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Portfolio Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Portfolio Management
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Portfolio Management within the UK.

Portfolio Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Portfolio Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Portfolio Management within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Portfolio Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Portfolio Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Portfolio Management within the UK.

Portfolio Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Portfolio Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Portfolio Management within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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
England -28 211 £477 -4.60% 96
London +5 134 £500 -9.09% 62
South East -3 35 £466 +24.33% 7
City of London +7 30 £500 -13.04% 17
Scotland +5 21 £450 +5.88% 4
Edinburgh - 12 £450 - 3
Hampshire +1 10 £466 -3.86% 2
East of England -9 9 £525 +12.00% 7
West Midlands +9 8 £425 - 5
Buckinghamshire +6 8 £550 +46.66%
Berkshire +1 8 £425 +34.92%
Yorkshire -19 8 £325 +15.55%
South West -22 8 £500 +26.58% 5
Stirling - 8 £375 - 1
Bedfordshire +10 6 £400 -25.58%
Surrey -2 6 £600 +62.49% 1
Milton Keynes -2 6 £390 +4.00%
West Yorkshire -22 6 £325 +15.55%
North West -27 6 - - 6
Leeds -23 5 £325 +15.55%
Havant - 5 £483 - 1
Somerset +3 4 - -
Dunstable - 4 £400 -
Paddington - 4 £350 -
Maidenhead +3 3 £350 -
Wiltshire -5 3 - - 1
Manchester -6 3 - - 3
Birmingham - 3 £513 - 2
Coventry +4 2 - - 2
Hertfordshire -5 2 £531 +40.72% 4

Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Portfolio Management also 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 that cited Portfolio Management.

1 222 (45.59%) Finance
2 192 (39.43%) Project Management
3 94 (19.30%) PRINCE2
4 91 (18.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 77 (15.81%) Agile Software Development
6 75 (15.40%) Programme Management
7 72 (14.78%) Banking
8 65 (13.35%) Change Management
9 55 (11.29%) MS Excel
9 55 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
10 54 (11.09%) SQL
11 53 (10.88%) SharePoint
12 49 (10.06%) MS Office
12 49 (10.06%) MS PowerPoint
13 45 (9.24%) Risk Management
14 44 (9.03%) Asset Management
15 42 (8.62%) Microsoft
16 39 (8.01%) Front Office
17 38 (7.80%) MS Project
18 37 (7.60%) ITIL
19 36 (7.39%) Enterprise Architecture
20 34 (6.98%) Oracle
21 33 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
22 29 (5.95%) Degree
22 29 (5.95%) Windows
23 28 (5.75%) Data Analysis
23 28 (5.75%) Business Analysis
24 27 (5.54%) TOGAF
24 27 (5.54%) Investment Management
24 27 (5.54%) CRM

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Portfolio Management also 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 that cited Portfolio Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 53 (10.88%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.26%) MS Exchange
2 11 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (1.85%) SAS
4 6 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (0.82%) IIS
5 4 (0.82%) Lync
6 3 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.62%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.41%) Drupal
7 2 (0.41%) CMS
8 1 (0.21%) JBoss
8 1 (0.21%) Apache
8 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.21%) GemFire
Applications
1 55 (11.29%) MS Excel
2 49 (10.06%) MS Office
2 49 (10.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 38 (7.80%) MS Project
4 19 (3.90%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.23%) Open Workbench
6 4 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (3.90%) thinkFolio
2 10 (2.05%) LatentZero
3 9 (1.85%) SimCorp Dimension
4 7 (1.44%) CA PPM
5 3 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.41%) Tesseract
6 2 (0.41%) Minerva
6 2 (0.41%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.41%) Primavera
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.41%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.21%) Maximo
7 1 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.21%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.21%) Agresso
7 1 (0.21%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.21%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.08%) PaaS
2 14 (2.87%) SaaS
3 4 (0.82%) Office 365
4 3 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.62%) IaaS
5 2 (0.41%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.21%) Trello
6 1 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.67%) DHCP
2 12 (2.46%) DNS
2 12 (2.46%) Firewall
3 6 (1.23%) Network Security
4 4 (0.82%) SAN
5 3 (0.62%) IPv6
6 2 (0.41%) Broadband
6 2 (0.41%) Intranet
6 2 (0.41%) Internet
7 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.21%) Wireless
7 1 (0.21%) NAS
7 1 (0.21%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.21%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.21%) WebEx
7 1 (0.21%) LAN
7 1 (0.21%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.21%) HTTP
7 1 (0.21%) VPN
7 1 (0.21%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.72%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (2.87%) Oracle Database
3 10 (2.05%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.03%) OLAP
5 3 (0.62%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (0.62%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.41%) Base SAS
6 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.21%) QlikView
7 1 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.21%) DB2
7 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (1.03%) JIRA
2 3 (0.62%) Subversion
3 2 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.21%) jMock
4 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.21%) JUnit
4 1 (0.21%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.21%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.21%) ERwin
General
1 222 (45.59%) Finance
2 72 (14.78%) Banking
3 39 (8.01%) Front Office
4 26 (5.34%) Retail
4 26 (5.34%) Investment Banking
5 17 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 16 (3.29%) Marketing
7 14 (2.87%) Legal
8 13 (2.67%) Back Office
9 7 (1.44%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.44%) Automotive
9 7 (1.44%) Spanish Language
10 6 (1.23%) Billing
10 6 (1.23%) Publishing
11 5 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (1.03%) French Language
12 4 (0.82%) Portuguese Language
12 4 (0.82%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.62%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.62%) Law
Job Titles
1 137 (28.13%) Analyst
2 74 (15.20%) Project Manager
3 67 (13.76%) Architect
4 57 (11.70%) Business Analyst
5 40 (8.21%) PMO Analyst
6 31 (6.37%) Portfolio Manager
7 25 (5.13%) Enterprise Architect
8 23 (4.72%) Programme Manager
8 23 (4.72%) Developer
9 19 (3.90%) PMO Manager
10 16 (3.29%) PMO Lead
11 15 (3.08%) Senior Architect
11 15 (3.08%) Consultant
11 15 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
12 14 (2.87%) Senior Manager
13 13 (2.67%) Infrastructure Architect
14 12 (2.46%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (2.46%) Applications Architect
14 12 (2.46%) Business Manager
15 11 (2.26%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.08%) .NET
2 9 (1.85%) HTML
3 8 (1.64%) WPF
3 8 (1.64%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.03%) CSS
4 5 (1.03%) Middleware
4 5 (1.03%) .NET Framework
4 5 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (0.82%) DOM
6 3 (0.62%) Web Services
6 3 (0.62%) XML
6 3 (0.62%) WCF
6 3 (0.62%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (0.41%) HTML5
7 2 (0.41%) Silverlight
7 2 (0.41%) J2EE
7 2 (0.41%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.41%) WinForms
8 1 (0.21%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 55 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.34%) Fixed Income
3 24 (4.93%) Management Information System
4 21 (4.31%) Derivative
4 21 (4.31%) Data Centre
5 20 (4.11%) PMI
6 14 (2.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (2.67%) Data Structures
8 11 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (2.26%) Credit Risk
8 11 (2.26%) Equities
9 10 (2.05%) Mainframe
9 10 (2.05%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.44%) Hedge funds
11 6 (1.23%) E-Learning
11 6 (1.23%) User Experience
12 5 (1.03%) Reference Data
13 4 (0.82%) Visualisation
13 4 (0.82%) NHS
14 3 (0.62%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 29 (5.95%) Windows
2 13 (2.67%) Windows 7
3 10 (2.05%) Linux
4 6 (1.23%) UNIX
5 2 (0.41%) Solaris
6 1 (0.21%) AIX
6 1 (0.21%) HPUX
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.21%) Android
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (39.43%) Project Management
2 94 (19.30%) PRINCE2
3 91 (18.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 77 (15.81%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (15.40%) Programme Management
6 65 (13.35%) Change Management
7 45 (9.24%) Risk Management
8 44 (9.03%) Asset Management
9 37 (7.60%) ITIL
10 36 (7.39%) Enterprise Architecture
11 33 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
12 28 (5.75%) Business Analysis
12 28 (5.75%) Data Analysis
13 27 (5.54%) Investment Management
13 27 (5.54%) TOGAF
13 27 (5.54%) CRM
14 25 (5.13%) Project Planning
15 24 (4.93%) Migration
15 24 (4.93%) Waterfall
16 23 (4.72%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (11.09%) SQL
2 19 (3.90%) VBA
3 12 (2.46%) C#
4 10 (2.05%) Java
5 8 (1.64%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.03%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.03%) C
7 4 (0.82%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.82%) C++
8 3 (0.62%) Perl
9 2 (0.41%) VB
9 2 (0.41%) Python
10 1 (0.21%) REXX
10 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (5.95%) Degree
2 24 (4.93%) PMI Certification
3 20 (4.11%) Security Cleared
4 19 (3.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 16 (3.29%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (2.87%) PMP
7 10 (2.05%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (1.03%) CFA
10 4 (0.82%) APMP
11 3 (0.62%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.62%) ISEB
12 2 (0.41%) CISSP
12 2 (0.41%) CISA
12 2 (0.41%) CISM
13 1 (0.21%) MBA
13 1 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.21%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.21%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.13%) QA
2 17 (3.49%) P3O
3 9 (1.85%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.23%) SLA
6 3 (0.62%) COBIT
7 2 (0.41%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.21%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.21%) UCITS
8 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.21%) COSO
8 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (2.67%) XenApp
2 12 (2.46%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.41%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.21%) vCloud
5 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (2.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (0.82%) Control-M
3 1 (0.21%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.21%) SCCM
3 1 (0.21%) Puppet
3 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 42 (8.62%) Microsoft
2 34 (6.98%) Oracle
3 19 (3.90%) Citrix
4 15 (3.08%) SAP
4 15 (3.08%) Bloomberg
5 13 (2.67%) Symantec
5 13 (2.67%) Charles River
5 13 (2.67%) IBM
6 11 (2.26%) OpenText
6 11 (2.26%) Ventyx
7 10 (2.05%) Teradata
8 9 (1.85%) SimCorp
8 9 (1.85%) Splunk
9 8 (1.64%) Planview
10 7 (1.44%) Sybase
11 5 (1.03%) Murex
11 5 (1.03%) Sophis
11 5 (1.03%) McAfee
11 5 (1.03%) CA
12 4 (0.82%) VMware
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Havant, Hampshire
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London
Fusion Experience
Rate: £350 per day
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Lancashire
Churchill Frank
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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East of England
Computer Futures
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Lancashire
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London
Real Staffing
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London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £700 - £900 per day
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Stirling
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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