The table below looks at the statistics for Portfolio Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Portfolio Management over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Portfolio Management
Rank 446 423 380
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -43
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 210 236 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.41% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.52% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 136 165
Median daily rate £525 £450 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £325 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £727 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £46.00 - £41.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £41.95

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
44681 45476 42373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 79.84% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29558 29423 26292
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1183 1185
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Portfolio Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Portfolio Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Portfolio Management within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -26 191 £527 +6.63% 44
London -22 111 £543 +8.50% 28
South East +5 26 £564 +20.96% 3
City of London +37 21 £513 +2.50% 10
North West +14 18 £488 - 1
South West +3 15 £438 -12.50% 1
Scotland -10 12 £425 -5.55% 2
West Midlands -27 11 £425 +13.33% 2
Wiltshire +3 9 £553 -
Lancashire - 9 £450 -
Feltham - 9 £563 -
Blackpool - 8 £475 -
Edinburgh -4 7 £450 - 2
Middlesex - 7 £528 -
Bristol +4 6 £375 -25.00% 1
Manchester -2 6 £475 - 1
Yorkshire -3 6 £500 +53.84% 4
Berkshire -3 5 £330 -22.35% 2
Swindon - 5 £425 -
Warwickshire -3 4 £385 -
Wales +19 3 £350 - 1
South Wales +14 3 £350 - 1
East of England +12 3 £565 +32.94% 3
Oxfordshire +8 3 £313 +19.04%
Newport +4 3 £350 -
West Yorkshire +3 3 £429 +37.20% 1
South Yorkshire 0 3 £500 - 2
Oxford -2 3 £313 +19.04%
Birmingham -13 3 £450 +38.46% 2
Glasgow - 3 £410 -

Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Portfolio Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Portfolio Management.

1 177 (40.78%) Finance
2 136 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (29.72%) Project Management
4 106 (24.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 76 (17.51%) Programme Management
6 69 (15.90%) Banking
7 50 (11.52%) MS Excel
7 50 (11.52%) Risk Management
8 47 (10.83%) ITIL
8 47 (10.83%) PRINCE2
9 46 (10.60%) Microsoft
9 46 (10.60%) Change Management
10 43 (9.91%) Security Cleared
11 41 (9.45%) JavaScript
12 38 (8.76%) AngularJS
13 37 (8.53%) Analytics
13 37 (8.53%) ServiceNow
13 37 (8.53%) Asset Management
14 36 (8.29%) Service Delivery
15 32 (7.37%) Waterfall
16 31 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
17 30 (6.91%) Service Management
17 30 (6.91%) Java
18 29 (6.68%) Investment Banking
19 27 (6.22%) MS Project
20 26 (5.99%) MS Office
20 26 (5.99%) Oracle
20 26 (5.99%) Scrum
20 26 (5.99%) Performance Management
20 26 (5.99%) Analytical Skills

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (5.07%) SharePoint
2 21 (4.84%) CMS
3 16 (3.69%) SAS
4 15 (3.46%) Jetty
5 4 (0.92%) Confluence
6 3 (0.69%) IIS
6 3 (0.69%) MS Project Server
6 3 (0.69%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.46%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.23%) Apache
8 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 50 (11.52%) MS Excel
2 31 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 27 (6.22%) MS Project
4 26 (5.99%) MS Office
5 10 (2.30%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.46%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.38%) Primavera
2 4 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.46%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.23%) Investran
5 1 (0.23%) Misys Opics
5 1 (0.23%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.53%) Office 365
2 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.46%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.46%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.61%) Intranet
2 6 (1.38%) SAN
3 4 (0.92%) Skype
4 3 (0.69%) Internet
5 2 (0.46%) Firewall
5 2 (0.46%) Network Security
5 2 (0.46%) WebEx
6 1 (0.23%) Broadband
6 1 (0.23%) DSL
6 1 (0.23%) LAN
6 1 (0.23%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.30%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.07%) QlikView
3 8 (1.84%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.84%) Oracle BI EE
3 8 (1.84%) Qlik Sense
3 8 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (1.61%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.15%) MS Access
7 4 (0.92%) Big Data
7 4 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.92%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.46%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (1.61%) JIRA
2 4 (0.92%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.46%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.46%) Maven
3 2 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.23%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.23%) jMock
4 1 (0.23%) JUnit
4 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 177 (40.78%) Finance
2 69 (15.90%) Banking
3 29 (6.68%) Investment Banking
4 24 (5.53%) Front Office
5 18 (4.15%) Retail
6 15 (3.46%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.53%) Legal
7 11 (2.53%) Retail Banking
8 9 (2.07%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.07%) Marketing
9 6 (1.38%) Back Office
9 6 (1.38%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.15%) Law
11 4 (0.92%) Advertising
11 4 (0.92%) Dutch Language
11 4 (0.92%) Electronics
11 4 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.69%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.46%) Automotive
14 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 59 (13.59%) Developer
2 58 (13.36%) Analyst
3 57 (13.13%) Project Manager
4 38 (8.76%) Portfolio Manager
5 30 (6.91%) Architect
6 29 (6.68%) Consultant
7 23 (5.30%) Agile Coach
7 23 (5.30%) Programme Manager
8 17 (3.92%) Business Analyst
9 16 (3.69%) PMO Manager
10 13 (3.00%) PMO Analyst
10 13 (3.00%) Senior Manager
10 13 (3.00%) ServiceNow Developer
11 11 (2.53%) IT Manager
11 11 (2.53%) PMO Lead
11 11 (2.53%) Risk Analyst
12 10 (2.30%) Applications Support
12 10 (2.30%) Support Officer
13 9 (2.07%) Technical Manager
13 9 (2.07%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (8.76%) AngularJS
2 22 (5.07%) HTML
2 22 (5.07%) Web Services
3 19 (4.38%) HTML5
4 18 (4.15%) .NET
5 16 (3.69%) CSS
5 16 (3.69%) REST
6 15 (3.46%) CSS3
6 15 (3.46%) Spring
6 15 (3.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 15 (3.46%) WebSockets
7 9 (2.07%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.69%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.46%) jQuery
9 2 (0.46%) LINQ
9 2 (0.46%) Middleware
9 2 (0.46%) NHibernate
9 2 (0.46%) XML
9 2 (0.46%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.30%) Management Information System
3 20 (4.61%) CMDB
4 17 (3.92%) User Experience
5 16 (3.69%) Data Centre
5 16 (3.69%) Derivative
6 13 (3.00%) Credit Risk
7 8 (1.84%) Equities
8 7 (1.61%) Mainframe
8 7 (1.61%) Mobile Banking
9 6 (1.38%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.15%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Licensing
11 4 (0.92%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.92%) PMI
11 4 (0.92%) Reference Data
11 4 (0.92%) Social Media
12 3 (0.69%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.07%) Windows
2 7 (1.61%) Unix
3 5 (1.15%) Linux
4 4 (0.92%) Android
4 4 (0.92%) Solaris
5 3 (0.69%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.46%) AIX
6 2 (0.46%) MVS
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (29.72%) Project Management
3 106 (24.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 76 (17.51%) Programme Management
5 50 (11.52%) Risk Management
6 47 (10.83%) ITIL
6 47 (10.83%) PRINCE2
7 46 (10.60%) Change Management
8 37 (8.53%) Analytics
8 37 (8.53%) Asset Management
9 36 (8.29%) Service Delivery
10 32 (7.37%) Waterfall
11 30 (6.91%) Service Management
12 26 (5.99%) Performance Management
12 26 (5.99%) Scrum
13 23 (5.30%) Investment Management
14 22 (5.07%) Content Management
14 22 (5.07%) Service Design
14 22 (5.07%) Wealth Management
15 21 (4.84%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 41 (9.45%) JavaScript
2 30 (6.91%) Java
3 21 (4.84%) SQL
4 19 (4.38%) VBA
5 16 (3.69%) C#
6 12 (2.76%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.38%) VB
8 5 (1.15%) MATLAB
9 4 (0.92%) C
9 4 (0.92%) PL/SQL
9 4 (0.92%) Python
9 4 (0.92%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.69%) C++
10 3 (0.69%) SAS Macro
11 2 (0.46%) R
12 1 (0.23%) ABAP
12 1 (0.23%) PHP
12 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 43 (9.91%) Security Cleared
2 25 (5.76%) SC Cleared
3 17 (3.92%) Degree
4 10 (2.30%) PMP
5 8 (1.84%) PMI Certification
6 7 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.69%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.46%) APMG
11 2 (0.46%) APMP
11 2 (0.46%) CISSP
11 2 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.46%) ISEB
12 1 (0.23%) CLAS
12 1 (0.23%) IISP
12 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.23%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.38%) QA
2 16 (3.69%) P3O
3 12 (2.76%) COBIT
4 11 (2.53%) SLA
5 9 (2.07%) Disclosure Scotland
5 9 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (1.84%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.92%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.69%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.23%) Basel II
9 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.46%) vSphere
3 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (0.92%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (0.92%) SCOM
2 2 (0.46%) HP NNM
2 2 (0.46%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 46 (10.60%) Microsoft
2 37 (8.53%) ServiceNow
3 26 (5.99%) Oracle
4 19 (4.38%) SAP
5 17 (3.92%) Bloomberg
6 16 (3.69%) Charles River
7 12 (2.76%) Reuters
8 8 (1.84%) FactSet
8 8 (1.84%) HP
9 7 (1.61%) FrontRange
9 7 (1.61%) Splunk
10 6 (1.38%) Google
11 5 (1.15%) Cisco
12 4 (0.92%) Citrix
12 4 (0.92%) Planview
12 4 (0.92%) Qualys
12 4 (0.92%) Veritas
13 3 (0.69%) Intel Security
13 3 (0.69%) Polycom
13 3 (0.69%) SimCorp
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