The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portfolio Management
Rank 352 371 391
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +20
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 238 201 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.40% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.54% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 124 122
Average daily rate
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£485 £463 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £315 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £695
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £461 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +27.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £41.95 £37.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.37% +111.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.95 £37.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.61% +112.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39338 37094 40713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.11% 72.94% 70.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24409 22472 23326
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1122 1062 1420
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.55 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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 +5 218 £485 +4.86% 55
London +17 124 £550 +18.91% 37
South East -10 27 £375 -23.07% 9
South West -17 24 £388 -13.64% 2
East of England -6 20 £469 +4.16% 1
City of London -5 16 £575 +22.66% 18
Berkshire +3 12 £315 -13.69% 2
Swindon +8 8 £320 -17.68% 1
Wiltshire -3 8 £320 -24.26% 1
North West -10 8 £450 -1.09% 2
Bedfordshire - 7 £538 -
Scotland -15 6 £425 -22.72% 2
Reading +5 5 £315 -13.69% 2
East Midlands -2 5 £525 -13.40% 2
West Yorkshire +5 4 £281 - 2
Leeds +5 4 £281 - 2
Yorkshire 0 4 £281 - 2
Surrey -11 4 £317 -29.61% 2
West Midlands -13 4 £450 +28.57%
Wales - 4 - - 1
South Wales - 4 - -
Luton - 4 £503 -
Hertfordshire +5 3 £378 -24.50%
Milton Keynes +2 3 £413 -
Essex 0 3 - -
Manchester -4 3 £406 -10.71% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £413 -
Hampshire -10 3 £485 -5.36% 2
Bristol -21 3 £486 +11.14%
Derbyshire - 3 £525 -

Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

1 172 (37.31%) Finance
2 158 (34.27%) Project Management
3 116 (25.16%) PRINCE2
4 81 (17.57%) Programme Management
5 65 (14.10%) MS Excel
6 64 (13.88%) MS Project
7 63 (13.67%) Microsoft
7 63 (13.67%) Change Management
8 62 (13.45%) ITIL
9 60 (13.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 54 (11.71%) Banking
11 53 (11.50%) Security Cleared
12 51 (11.06%) Asset Management
12 51 (11.06%) Front Office
13 48 (10.41%) SharePoint
14 45 (9.76%) SQL
14 45 (9.76%) Degree
15 44 (9.54%) PMI Certification
16 43 (9.33%) QA
17 41 (8.89%) SC Cleared
18 40 (8.68%) PMI
19 37 (8.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 36 (7.81%) Fixed Income
21 35 (7.59%) Project Planning
22 34 (7.38%) Analytics
23 33 (7.16%) MS Project Server
23 33 (7.16%) Risk Management
24 32 (6.94%) Back Office
24 32 (6.94%) Service Delivery
24 32 (6.94%) Investment Management

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 48 (10.41%) SharePoint
2 33 (7.16%) MS Project Server
3 8 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (1.30%) IIS
5 5 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.08%) MQSeries
6 4 (0.87%) Oracle Coherence
6 4 (0.87%) TIBCO EMS
7 3 (0.65%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.65%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.43%) Confluence
8 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.22%) CMS
9 1 (0.22%) SAS
9 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Process Server
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 65 (14.10%) MS Excel
2 64 (13.88%) MS Project
3 27 (5.86%) MS Office
4 22 (4.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (3.47%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.43%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.43%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.22%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (1.08%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.65%) Sophis RISQUE
2 3 (0.65%) Minerva
2 3 (0.65%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.65%) LatentZero
2 3 (0.65%) CA Clarity
3 2 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.43%) Summit
4 1 (0.22%) Agresso
4 1 (0.22%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.22%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.22%) Capstone
4 1 (0.22%) Tesseract
4 1 (0.22%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.22%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.22%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.08%) Google Apps
3 4 (0.87%) Force.com
3 4 (0.87%) SaaS
3 4 (0.87%) Office 365
4 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.43%) PaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.52%) Firewall
2 6 (1.30%) LAN
3 5 (1.08%) Intranet
3 5 (1.08%) Internet
4 4 (0.87%) SSL
4 4 (0.87%) HTTP
5 3 (0.65%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.65%) Network Security
6 2 (0.43%) SAN
6 2 (0.43%) WAN
6 2 (0.43%) Wireless
7 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.22%) DNS
7 1 (0.22%) DHCP
7 1 (0.22%) VoIP
7 1 (0.22%) MPLS
7 1 (0.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.47%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.74%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (1.30%) MS Access
5 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.87%) RDBMS
5 4 (0.87%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.65%) EDRMS
6 3 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.43%) QlikView
7 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.43%) MySQL
7 2 (0.43%) OLAP
7 2 (0.43%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (1.74%) JIRA
1 8 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.65%) JUnit
2 3 (0.65%) Maven
3 2 (0.43%) Subversion
3 2 (0.43%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (0.22%) FishEye
4 1 (0.22%) Grunt
4 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.22%) NUnit
4 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
General
1 172 (37.31%) Finance
2 54 (11.71%) Banking
3 51 (11.06%) Front Office
4 32 (6.94%) Back Office
5 27 (5.86%) Retail
6 24 (5.21%) Investment Banking
7 10 (2.17%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.95%) Marketing
9 8 (1.74%) Billing
10 6 (1.30%) Retail Banking
10 6 (1.30%) Advertising
11 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.65%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.43%) French Language
12 2 (0.43%) Law
13 1 (0.22%) Games
13 1 (0.22%) Legal
13 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.22%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 150 (32.54%) Analyst
2 88 (19.09%) Project Manager
3 74 (16.05%) Business Analyst
4 45 (9.76%) Portfolio Manager
5 36 (7.81%) PMO Analyst
6 24 (5.21%) Programme Manager
6 24 (5.21%) Developer
7 21 (4.56%) PMO Manager
8 19 (4.12%) Project Analyst
9 18 (3.90%) Senior Analyst
10 17 (3.69%) Consultant
10 17 (3.69%) Senior Manager
11 15 (3.25%) Architect
12 12 (2.60%) Senior Project Manager
12 12 (2.60%) Applications Support
12 12 (2.60%) PMO Lead
13 10 (2.17%) Support Analyst
13 10 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (2.17%) Charles River Business Analyst
14 9 (1.95%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.21%) Web Services
2 14 (3.04%) .NET
3 9 (1.95%) XML
4 8 (1.74%) HTML
5 7 (1.52%) Java EE
5 7 (1.52%) HTML5
6 6 (1.30%) WCF
7 5 (1.08%) CSS
8 4 (0.87%) WPF
8 4 (0.87%) Apache Camel
8 4 (0.87%) REST
9 3 (0.65%) CSS3
9 3 (0.65%) Middleware
9 3 (0.65%) JMS
9 3 (0.65%) Spring
9 3 (0.65%) JSON
9 3 (0.65%) jQuery
10 2 (0.43%) MDX
10 2 (0.43%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.43%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.68%) PMI
2 36 (7.81%) Fixed Income
3 27 (5.86%) Management Information System
4 21 (4.56%) CMDB
5 16 (3.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (3.04%) Equities
7 12 (2.60%) Derivative
8 9 (1.95%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.74%) Market Risk
9 8 (1.74%) GIS
10 6 (1.30%) Economics
11 5 (1.08%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 5 (1.08%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.87%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.87%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.87%) Open Source
12 4 (0.87%) NHS
12 4 (0.87%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.65%) Biometrics
13 3 (0.65%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.39%) Windows
2 6 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (1.08%) Windows XP
3 5 (1.08%) Linux
4 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.22%) zOS
4 1 (0.22%) Solaris
4 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.22%) Android
4 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (34.27%) Project Management
2 116 (25.16%) PRINCE2
3 81 (17.57%) Programme Management
4 63 (13.67%) Change Management
5 62 (13.45%) ITIL
6 60 (13.02%) Stakeholder Management
7 51 (11.06%) Asset Management
8 35 (7.59%) Project Planning
9 34 (7.38%) Analytics
10 33 (7.16%) Risk Management
11 32 (6.94%) Service Delivery
11 32 (6.94%) Investment Management
12 28 (6.07%) User Acceptance Testing
12 28 (6.07%) Waterfall
13 27 (5.86%) CMMI
14 26 (5.64%) Continuous Improvement
15 25 (5.42%) Business Analysis
15 25 (5.42%) Fund Management
16 24 (5.21%) Agile Software Development
17 23 (4.99%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (9.76%) SQL
2 16 (3.47%) C#
3 15 (3.25%) Java
3 15 (3.25%) VBA
4 10 (2.17%) C
5 7 (1.52%) C++
6 5 (1.08%) VB.NET
6 5 (1.08%) Python
7 3 (0.65%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.65%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.43%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.22%) RPG
9 1 (0.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 53 (11.50%) Security Cleared
2 45 (9.76%) Degree
3 44 (9.54%) PMI Certification
4 41 (8.89%) SC Cleared
5 37 (8.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 16 (3.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 15 (3.25%) ISEB
8 7 (1.52%) PMP
9 4 (0.87%) NVQ Level 4
9 4 (0.87%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.65%) CIMA
10 3 (0.65%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.22%) CISSP
11 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.22%) CCIE
11 1 (0.22%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (9.33%) QA
2 26 (5.64%) P3O
3 4 (0.87%) EMIR
4 3 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.65%) MiFID
5 2 (0.43%) COBIT
5 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.43%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.22%) Basel III
System Software
1 16 (3.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.43%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.43%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.43%) Puppet
2 1 (0.22%) Control-M
2 1 (0.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 63 (13.67%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.72%) SAP
3 20 (4.34%) SolarWinds
3 20 (4.34%) Charles River
4 19 (4.12%) Oracle
5 9 (1.95%) Planview
6 8 (1.74%) IBM
7 7 (1.52%) Hyperion
7 7 (1.52%) TIBCO
7 7 (1.52%) PeopleSoft
7 7 (1.52%) thinkFolio
8 6 (1.30%) Google
9 5 (1.08%) Cisco
9 5 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.08%) Business Objects
10 4 (0.87%) SimCorp
10 4 (0.87%) Bloomberg
10 4 (0.87%) HP
10 4 (0.87%) VMware
10 4 (0.87%) Tableau
Swindon, Wiltshire
Montash
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Morpheus Search Partners Limited
Rate: £650 to £850 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £575 - £650 per day + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
University of the Arts
Rate: From £31,771 to £39,081 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Posted: 21 days ago