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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portfolio Management
Rank 381 399 429
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +30
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 238 200 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.38% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.51% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 135 120
Average daily rate
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£428 £466 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.31% -6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £488 £363
% change year-on-year
-22.56% +34.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Average hourly rate £41.95 £37.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.61% +91.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £37.05 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.75 £37.45 £21.50
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
42637 39139 42428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.17% 74.09% 72.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26610 24104 24590
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1188 1108 1539
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.80 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% -10.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.56 £12.20 £12.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £49.65 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 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 16 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 16 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.

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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 +25 224 £430 -7.77% 66
London +32 133 £500 +8.10% 33
South East -1 36 £400 -20.07% 10
City of London +3 25 £500 +11.11% 8
South West -22 15 £320 -40.46% 1
East of England -22 15 £350 -2.77% 4
Swindon +5 11 £320 -9.85%
Wiltshire -5 11 £320 -36.31%
Berkshire +10 9 £315 -13.69% 3
Hampshire +6 9 £405 -20.97% 1
West Midlands -16 9 £210 -36.84% 4
Surrey -1 8 £400 -20.00% 3
North West -4 7 - - 8
East Midlands +4 6 £320 -24.70%
Scotland -13 4 £525 +38.15% 2
Reading +8 3 £315 -13.69% 3
Kingston Upon Thames +3 3 - -
Birmingham -5 3 £280 -20.00% 2
Warwickshire -11 3 £108 -65.71% 2
Hertfordshire -15 3 £378 -16.11% 3
Bristol -22 3 £725 +61.55%
Milton Keynes - 3 £385 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £385 - 2
Bedfordshire - 2 £275 -
Southampton - 2 £455 -
Cheshire +8 1 - - 2
Merseyside +1 1 - - 3
Liverpool -4 1 - - 2
Coventry -5 1 - -
Edinburgh -7 1 £525 +38.15% 1

Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 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.

1 188 (38.92%) Finance
2 155 (32.09%) Project Management
3 112 (23.19%) PRINCE2
4 95 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (15.32%) MS Excel
6 66 (13.66%) Programme Management
7 65 (13.46%) Microsoft
8 64 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 63 (13.04%) ITIL
10 60 (12.42%) Banking
11 56 (11.59%) Asset Management
11 56 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
12 55 (11.39%) SharePoint
12 55 (11.39%) Change Management
13 53 (10.97%) Front Office
14 51 (10.56%) Security Cleared
15 49 (10.14%) SQL
16 46 (9.52%) MS Project
17 43 (8.90%) Analytics
18 37 (7.66%) Risk Management
18 37 (7.66%) Fixed Income
18 37 (7.66%) Project Planning
19 36 (7.45%) MS Office
20 35 (7.25%) SAP
20 35 (7.25%) PMI Certification
20 35 (7.25%) Service Delivery
20 35 (7.25%) SC Cleared
21 34 (7.04%) Investment Management
22 33 (6.83%) Degree
22 33 (6.83%) Management Information System

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 55 (11.39%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.90%) MS Project Server
3 11 (2.28%) WebSphere Process Server
3 11 (2.28%) WebSphere
3 11 (2.28%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (2.28%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (1.24%) IIS
6 5 (1.04%) MQSeries
7 4 (0.83%) TIBCO EMS
7 4 (0.83%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (0.83%) SAS
8 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.21%) Drupal
9 1 (0.21%) Confluence
9 1 (0.21%) Apache
9 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.21%) CMS
Applications
1 74 (15.32%) MS Excel
2 46 (9.52%) MS Project
3 36 (7.45%) MS Office
4 27 (5.59%) MS Visio
5 26 (5.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (1.86%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.41%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.41%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 10 (2.07%) CA Clarity
2 5 (1.04%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.62%) Sophis RISQUE
3 3 (0.62%) LatentZero
3 3 (0.62%) Minerva
3 3 (0.62%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.41%) SAP PS
4 2 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.21%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.21%) Summit
5 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.21%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.21%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.21%) Capstone
5 1 (0.21%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.24%) Force.com
3 5 (1.04%) Google Apps
4 4 (0.83%) Office 365
4 4 (0.83%) SaaS
5 3 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.41%) PaaS
6 2 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.90%) HTTP
1 14 (2.90%) SSL
2 5 (1.04%) Intranet
3 4 (0.83%) Internet
3 4 (0.83%) Firewall
3 4 (0.83%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.83%) WAN
4 3 (0.62%) Unified Communications
4 3 (0.62%) LAN
5 2 (0.41%) Network Security
6 1 (0.21%) LTE
6 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.21%) Wireless
6 1 (0.21%) MPLS
6 1 (0.21%) DOCSIS
6 1 (0.21%) DSL
6 1 (0.21%) DVB
6 1 (0.21%) VoIP
6 1 (0.21%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.21%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.24%) MS Access
3 6 (1.24%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.62%) Data Mart
5 3 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.62%) EDRMS
5 3 (0.62%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.62%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.41%) OLAP
6 2 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (0.41%) MySQL
6 2 (0.41%) QlikView
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.45%) JIRA
3 3 (0.62%) JUnit
3 3 (0.62%) Maven
4 2 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.41%) Grunt
5 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.21%) NUnit
5 1 (0.21%) Subversion
General
1 188 (38.92%) Finance
2 60 (12.42%) Banking
3 53 (10.97%) Front Office
4 27 (5.59%) Investment Banking
5 26 (5.38%) Back Office
6 25 (5.18%) Retail
7 10 (2.07%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.86%) Marketing
9 8 (1.66%) Billing
10 6 (1.24%) Retail Banking
11 5 (1.04%) Advertising
12 3 (0.62%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.41%) Law
13 2 (0.41%) International Banking
13 2 (0.41%) French Language
14 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.21%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 157 (32.51%) Analyst
2 76 (15.73%) Project Manager
3 70 (14.49%) Business Analyst
4 44 (9.11%) PMO Analyst
5 38 (7.87%) Developer
6 34 (7.04%) Portfolio Manager
7 25 (5.18%) Consultant
8 24 (4.97%) Architect
9 21 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
10 20 (4.14%) Programme Manager
10 20 (4.14%) PMO Manager
11 12 (2.48%) Software Developer
11 12 (2.48%) Senior Manager
12 11 (2.28%) Applications Support
12 11 (2.28%) PMO Lead
13 10 (2.07%) Data Analyst
13 10 (2.07%) Solutions Architect
14 9 (1.86%) Software Engineer
14 9 (1.86%) Systems Analyst
14 9 (1.86%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.76%) Web Services
2 19 (3.93%) XML
3 15 (3.11%) .NET
4 14 (2.90%) REST
5 13 (2.69%) JMS
6 12 (2.48%) WSDL
6 12 (2.48%) Middleware
6 12 (2.48%) SOAP
7 11 (2.28%) HTML
7 11 (2.28%) WCF
8 8 (1.66%) HTML5
8 8 (1.66%) CSS
9 7 (1.45%) Java EE
10 5 (1.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (1.04%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.04%) WPF
10 5 (1.04%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.83%) jQuery
11 4 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (0.83%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 56 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.66%) Fixed Income
3 33 (6.83%) Management Information System
4 29 (6.00%) PMI
5 21 (4.35%) CMDB
6 14 (2.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (2.69%) Equities
8 11 (2.28%) Derivative
9 10 (2.07%) Credit Risk
9 10 (2.07%) Market Risk
10 9 (1.86%) Computer Science
11 8 (1.66%) GIS
12 7 (1.45%) Hedge funds
13 6 (1.24%) User Experience
13 6 (1.24%) Reference Data
14 5 (1.04%) Economics
15 4 (0.83%) Mainframe
15 4 (0.83%) Data Integration
15 4 (0.83%) Mathematics
15 4 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.66%) Windows
2 5 (1.04%) Windows XP
2 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (0.62%) Linux
4 1 (0.21%) Android
4 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (32.09%) Project Management
2 112 (23.19%) PRINCE2
3 95 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (13.66%) Programme Management
5 64 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 63 (13.04%) ITIL
7 56 (11.59%) Asset Management
8 55 (11.39%) Change Management
9 43 (8.90%) Analytics
10 37 (7.66%) Risk Management
10 37 (7.66%) Project Planning
11 35 (7.25%) Service Delivery
12 34 (7.04%) Investment Management
13 33 (6.83%) Scrum
14 28 (5.80%) Waterfall
14 28 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
15 25 (5.18%) UML
15 25 (5.18%) Coaching
16 24 (4.97%) Test Management
16 24 (4.97%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (10.14%) SQL
2 27 (5.59%) Java
3 20 (4.14%) C#
4 16 (3.31%) C
5 10 (2.07%) VBA
6 7 (1.45%) PL/SQL
7 6 (1.24%) C++
7 6 (1.24%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.04%) VB.NET
8 5 (1.04%) Python
9 1 (0.21%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.21%) RPG
Qualifications
1 51 (10.56%) Security Cleared
2 35 (7.25%) SC Cleared
2 35 (7.25%) PMI Certification
3 33 (6.83%) Degree
4 26 (5.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 18 (3.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 14 (2.90%) ISEB
7 9 (1.86%) PMP
8 4 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.83%) NVQ Level 4
8 4 (0.83%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.62%) CIMA
9 3 (0.62%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.41%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.41%) VCDX
10 2 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.21%) CAPM
11 1 (0.21%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.59%) QA
2 16 (3.31%) P3O
3 6 (1.24%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.62%) COBIT
5 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
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
6 1 (0.21%) EMIR
6 1 (0.21%) UCITS
System Software
1 16 (3.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.41%) Puppet
3 1 (0.21%) SCCM
Vendors
1 65 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.25%) SAP
3 20 (4.14%) SolarWinds
4 19 (3.93%) Charles River
5 18 (3.73%) Oracle
6 16 (3.31%) IBM
7 12 (2.48%) Software AG
8 9 (1.86%) Planview
8 9 (1.86%) thinkFolio
9 8 (1.66%) Google
9 8 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.45%) CA
10 7 (1.45%) Hyperion
10 7 (1.45%) PeopleSoft
11 6 (1.24%) TIBCO
12 5 (1.04%) Cisco
12 5 (1.04%) HP
12 5 (1.04%) Tableau
13 4 (0.83%) SimCorp
13 4 (0.83%) Sun
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