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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portfolio Management
Rank 387 388 418
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +30
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 232 201 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.38% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.51% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 133 102
Average daily rate
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£450 £463 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £335 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £698
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £463 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.91% +32.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £41.95 £37.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.37% +72.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.95 £37.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.61% +73.25%

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
42045 39415 41397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.46% 73.73% 71.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26091 24205 23959
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1165 1093 1499
Average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.45 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 2 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Portfolio Management within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Portfolio Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 2 September 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 +5 220 £450 -2.70% 67
London +32 135 £550 +18.91% 31
South East -10 27 £385 -26.66% 14
City of London +14 22 £500 +11.11% 16
East of England -10 16 £430 +19.44% 8
South West -35 13 £320 -40.46% 5
Berkshire +10 10 £315 -13.69% 8
Swindon +3 10 £320 -9.85% 3
Wiltshire +1 10 £320 -36.31% 3
North West -4 9 £363 -20.32% 3
West Midlands -14 9 £140 -60.00% 1
East Midlands +5 7 £525 +16.66%
Surrey -10 5 £400 -11.11% 2
Cambridgeshire - 5 £450 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £538 - 3
Scotland -13 4 £525 +43.83% 3
Kingston Upon Thames 0 3 - -
Hertfordshire -10 3 £378 -16.11% 4
Hampshire -11 3 £225 -55.00% 2
Warwickshire - 3 £108 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £385 -
Cambridge - 3 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £385 -
Birmingham +2 2 £280 -20.00%
Manchester -6 2 £363 -20.32% 1
Bristol -26 2 £725 +61.55% 1
Coventry - 2 - -
Luton - 2 £388 -
Derbyshire - 2 £525 -
Cheshire +13 1 - - 1

Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 180 (37.50%) Finance
2 156 (32.50%) Project Management
3 115 (23.96%) PRINCE2
4 74 (15.42%) MS Excel
5 70 (14.58%) Programme Management
6 64 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 60 (12.50%) ITIL
7 60 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 60 (12.50%) Banking
8 55 (11.46%) Change Management
9 53 (11.04%) Asset Management
10 51 (10.63%) Security Cleared
10 51 (10.63%) Front Office
10 51 (10.63%) SharePoint
11 50 (10.42%) MS Project
12 48 (10.00%) SQL
13 39 (8.13%) PMI Certification
13 39 (8.13%) Analytics
14 37 (7.71%) Fixed Income
14 37 (7.71%) SC Cleared
15 36 (7.50%) Degree
16 34 (7.08%) Project Planning
16 34 (7.08%) Investment Management
16 34 (7.08%) Risk Management
16 34 (7.08%) MS Office
17 33 (6.88%) SAP
17 33 (6.88%) Service Delivery
18 32 (6.67%) PMI
18 32 (6.67%) Waterfall
19 30 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 51 (10.63%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.33%) MS Project Server
3 11 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (1.67%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (1.46%) WebSphere Process Server
6 6 (1.25%) IIS
7 5 (1.04%) MQSeries
8 4 (0.83%) TIBCO EMS
8 4 (0.83%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (0.63%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.63%) SAS
10 2 (0.42%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.21%) Apache
11 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.21%) CMS
11 1 (0.21%) Drupal
11 1 (0.21%) Confluence
Applications
1 74 (15.42%) MS Excel
2 50 (10.42%) MS Project
3 34 (7.08%) MS Office
4 28 (5.83%) MS Visio
5 25 (5.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.42%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.42%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (1.88%) CA Clarity
2 5 (1.04%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.63%) Minerva
3 3 (0.63%) Sentinel
3 3 (0.63%) Sophis RISQUE
3 3 (0.63%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.42%) SAP PS
4 2 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.21%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.21%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.21%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.21%) Summit
5 1 (0.21%) Agresso
5 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.21%) Capstone
5 1 (0.21%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.25%) Force.com
3 5 (1.04%) Google Apps
4 4 (0.83%) SaaS
5 3 (0.63%) Office 365
5 3 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.08%) HTTP
1 10 (2.08%) SSL
2 5 (1.04%) Intranet
2 5 (1.04%) Internet
2 5 (1.04%) Firewall
3 4 (0.83%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.83%) WAN
4 3 (0.63%) LAN
5 1 (0.21%) VoIP
5 1 (0.21%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.21%) Broadband
5 1 (0.21%) DNS
5 1 (0.21%) SAN
5 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.21%) Wireless
5 1 (0.21%) Network Security
5 1 (0.21%) LTE
5 1 (0.21%) MPLS
5 1 (0.21%) DOCSIS
5 1 (0.21%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.38%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.46%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.25%) MS Access
5 5 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.63%) Data Mart
7 3 (0.63%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.63%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.42%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.42%) MySQL
8 2 (0.42%) OLAP
8 2 (0.42%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.42%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.46%) JIRA
3 3 (0.63%) JUnit
3 3 (0.63%) Maven
4 2 (0.42%) Grunt
4 2 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.21%) NUnit
5 1 (0.21%) Subversion
5 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.21%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 180 (37.50%) Finance
2 60 (12.50%) Banking
3 51 (10.63%) Front Office
4 30 (6.25%) Back Office
5 28 (5.83%) Retail
6 26 (5.42%) Investment Banking
7 10 (2.08%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.67%) Billing
8 8 (1.67%) Marketing
9 6 (1.25%) Advertising
10 5 (1.04%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.42%) Law
12 2 (0.42%) International Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Local Government
13 1 (0.21%) Games
13 1 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 152 (31.67%) Analyst
2 85 (17.71%) Project Manager
3 68 (14.17%) Business Analyst
4 43 (8.96%) PMO Analyst
5 35 (7.29%) Portfolio Manager
6 33 (6.88%) Developer
7 23 (4.79%) Programme Manager
8 22 (4.58%) Consultant
9 21 (4.38%) Architect
10 20 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
11 18 (3.75%) PMO Manager
12 14 (2.92%) Senior Manager
13 12 (2.50%) Applications Support
13 12 (2.50%) Project Analyst
13 12 (2.50%) PMO Lead
14 10 (2.08%) Charles River Business Analyst
14 10 (2.08%) Data Analyst
14 10 (2.08%) Solutions Architect
15 9 (1.88%) Software Developer
15 9 (1.88%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.00%) Web Services
2 15 (3.13%) XML
2 15 (3.13%) .NET
3 12 (2.50%) HTML
4 10 (2.08%) WCF
4 10 (2.08%) REST
5 9 (1.88%) HTML5
5 9 (1.88%) JMS
6 8 (1.67%) WSDL
6 8 (1.67%) SOAP
6 8 (1.67%) CSS
6 8 (1.67%) Middleware
7 7 (1.46%) Java EE
8 5 (1.04%) WPF
9 4 (0.83%) jQuery
9 4 (0.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (0.83%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.83%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.83%) CSS3
9 4 (0.83%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.71%) Fixed Income
2 32 (6.67%) PMI
3 28 (5.83%) Management Information System
4 21 (4.38%) CMDB
5 14 (2.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (2.71%) Equities
7 11 (2.29%) Derivative
8 10 (2.08%) Credit Risk
8 10 (2.08%) Market Risk
8 10 (2.08%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.67%) GIS
10 6 (1.25%) Reference Data
10 6 (1.25%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.04%) Economics
12 4 (0.83%) NHS
12 4 (0.83%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.83%) Open Source
12 4 (0.83%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.83%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.63%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.08%) Windows
2 5 (1.04%) Linux
2 5 (1.04%) Windows XP
2 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.21%) Android
3 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (32.50%) Project Management
2 115 (23.96%) PRINCE2
3 70 (14.58%) Programme Management
4 64 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 60 (12.50%) ITIL
6 55 (11.46%) Change Management
7 53 (11.04%) Asset Management
8 39 (8.13%) Analytics
9 34 (7.08%) Project Planning
9 34 (7.08%) Investment Management
9 34 (7.08%) Risk Management
10 33 (6.88%) Service Delivery
11 32 (6.67%) Waterfall
12 29 (6.04%) Scrum
13 27 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
14 24 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
15 23 (4.79%) Capacity Management
15 23 (4.79%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (4.79%) Coaching
16 21 (4.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (10.00%) SQL
2 21 (4.38%) Java
3 19 (3.96%) C#
4 15 (3.13%) C
5 13 (2.71%) VBA
6 7 (1.46%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.25%) C++
8 5 (1.04%) VB.NET
8 5 (1.04%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.04%) Python
9 1 (0.21%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.21%) RPG
Qualifications
1 51 (10.63%) Security Cleared
2 39 (8.13%) PMI Certification
3 37 (7.71%) SC Cleared
4 36 (7.50%) Degree
5 30 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 18 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 14 (2.92%) ISEB
8 10 (2.08%) PMP
9 4 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.83%) NVQ Level 4
9 4 (0.83%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.63%) CIMA
10 3 (0.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.42%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.42%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.42%) VCDX
12 1 (0.21%) APMP
12 1 (0.21%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.83%) QA
2 19 (3.96%) P3O
3 7 (1.46%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.63%) EMIR
5 2 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.42%) COBIT
5 2 (0.42%) MiFID
5 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.21%) Basel III
System Software
1 16 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.42%) Puppet
2 1 (0.21%) Control-M
2 1 (0.21%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 33 (6.88%) SAP
3 20 (4.17%) SolarWinds
4 19 (3.96%) Charles River
5 18 (3.75%) Oracle
6 12 (2.50%) IBM
7 10 (2.08%) Planview
8 8 (1.67%) Google
8 8 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.67%) Software AG
9 7 (1.46%) PeopleSoft
9 7 (1.46%) Hyperion
9 7 (1.46%) thinkFolio
10 6 (1.25%) TIBCO
10 6 (1.25%) Business Objects
11 5 (1.04%) HP
11 5 (1.04%) Tableau
12 4 (0.83%) VMware
12 4 (0.83%) SimCorp
12 4 (0.83%) Sun
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Abingdon
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £10 - £20 per hour
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Montash
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Robert Walters
Rate: market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £700.00 - £800.00 per week
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Gloucester
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
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