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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Portfolio Management
Rank 452 385 431
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +46
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 178 235 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.46% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.59% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 160 91
Average daily rate £498 £459 £504
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% -8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £255 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £525
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 - -

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
41761 40034 37146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.19% 77.60% 76.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 27350 25609 22516
Average daily rate £425 £422 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1211 1053 1129
Average hourly rate £39.27 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.03% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Portfolio Management within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -68 160 £499 +6.40% 78
London +9 89 £513 - 53
South East -19 20 £406 -16.66% 5
Edinburgh -4 16 £420 -4.97% 1
Scotland -6 16 £420 -4.97% 2
City of London +48 15 £425 -5.55% 22
Manchester -16 12 £429 -36.48% 4
North West -29 12 £429 -28.54% 5
West Midlands -14 10 £525 +23.52% 3
Surrey 0 9 £400 -5.88% 3
East of England -14 9 £575 +88.52% 5
Bedfordshire +8 6 £575 +194.87% 4
Berkshire +4 6 £688 +198.91% 1
South West +3 5 £381 -16.66% 3
North East -21 5 £550 -15.86%
Newcastle upon Tyne -23 5 £550 +20.21%
Tyne and Wear -26 5 £550 +20.21%
East Midlands -11 4 £375 +114.28%
Leeds -12 4 £250 -39.39% 2
West Yorkshire -17 4 £250 -39.39% 3
Yorkshire -24 4 £250 -39.39% 3
Leatherhead - 4 £394 -
Hertfordshire +2 3 £588 +17.50%
Birmingham -4 3 £338 -20.63% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £495 -
Hampshire +5 2 £355 -8.38%
Gloucestershire - 2 £338 -
Guildford - 2 £570 -
West Sussex +5 1 £400 -
Middlesex -1 1 £550 +57.14%

Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 179 (42.82%) Finance
2 130 (31.10%) Project Management
3 97 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (20.57%) Banking
5 66 (15.79%) PRINCE2
6 65 (15.55%) Analytical Skills
7 64 (15.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 58 (13.88%) Change Management
9 57 (13.64%) Programme Management
10 54 (12.92%) MS Excel
11 50 (11.96%) SQL
12 48 (11.48%) Risk Management
13 47 (11.24%) Microsoft
14 46 (11.00%) Asset Management
15 37 (8.85%) MS Office
15 37 (8.85%) Degree
16 32 (7.66%) Retail
16 32 (7.66%) Investment Management
16 32 (7.66%) SQL Server
16 32 (7.66%) ITIL
16 32 (7.66%) Management Information System
17 31 (7.42%) JavaScript
18 30 (7.18%) QA
19 28 (6.70%) SharePoint
20 27 (6.46%) Oracle
20 27 (6.46%) Front Office
21 26 (6.22%) Security Cleared
21 26 (6.22%) Project Planning
22 25 (5.98%) MS PowerPoint
22 25 (5.98%) Windows

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 28 (6.70%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.31%) SAS
3 11 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.96%) IIS
4 4 (0.96%) JBoss
4 4 (0.96%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.72%) MS Project Server
5 3 (0.72%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.48%) Apache
6 2 (0.48%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.48%) GemFire
6 2 (0.48%) Node.js
6 2 (0.48%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.24%) CMS
7 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.24%) Jetty
Applications
1 54 (12.92%) MS Excel
2 37 (8.85%) MS Office
3 25 (5.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (5.02%) MS Project
5 12 (2.87%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.24%) Shockwave
6 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (2.39%) thinkFolio
2 5 (1.20%) Salerio
3 4 (0.96%) CA PPM
3 4 (0.96%) Kondor
3 4 (0.96%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.72%) LatentZero
4 3 (0.72%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.48%) Misys Opics
5 2 (0.48%) Primavera
5 2 (0.48%) RMDS
5 2 (0.48%) Sonata
5 2 (0.48%) Tercero
6 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.87%) Office 365
2 2 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.44%) SAN
2 3 (0.72%) DHCP
2 3 (0.72%) DNS
2 3 (0.72%) FTP
2 3 (0.72%) Internet
3 2 (0.48%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.48%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.24%) Firewall
4 1 (0.24%) HTTP
4 1 (0.24%) Network Security
4 1 (0.24%) SNMP
4 1 (0.24%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.24%) VPN
4 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.66%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (1.91%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.67%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.20%) Data Mining
8 5 (1.20%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.72%) MS Access
11 2 (0.48%) Base SAS
11 2 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.48%) OLTP
11 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 2 (0.48%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 5 (1.20%) JIRA
2 4 (0.96%) Moq
3 2 (0.48%) ERwin
3 2 (0.48%) Gradle
3 2 (0.48%) Maven
3 2 (0.48%) NCrunch
3 2 (0.48%) NUnit
3 2 (0.48%) PowerDesigner
3 2 (0.48%) ReSharper
3 2 (0.48%) StyleCop
3 2 (0.48%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.24%) Subversion
General
1 179 (42.82%) Finance
2 86 (20.57%) Banking
3 32 (7.66%) Retail
4 27 (6.46%) Front Office
5 22 (5.26%) Retail Banking
6 21 (5.02%) Investment Banking
7 18 (4.31%) Legal
8 11 (2.63%) Back Office
8 11 (2.63%) Financial Institution
9 9 (2.15%) Marketing
10 6 (1.44%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.96%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.72%) Games
13 2 (0.48%) Billing
13 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.24%) French Language
14 1 (0.24%) Local Government
14 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 82 (19.62%) Analyst
2 47 (11.24%) Project Manager
3 44 (10.53%) Developer
4 36 (8.61%) Portfolio Manager
5 31 (7.42%) Architect
6 22 (5.26%) Business Analyst
7 20 (4.78%) PMO Manager
7 20 (4.78%) Programme Manager
8 19 (4.55%) Consultant
9 18 (4.31%) IT Manager
9 18 (4.31%) PMO Analyst
10 16 (3.83%) Senior Analyst
11 14 (3.35%) Support Engineer
12 13 (3.11%) Management Consultant
13 12 (2.87%) IT Project Manager
13 12 (2.87%) Java Developer
14 11 (2.63%) C# Developer
14 11 (2.63%) Senior Manager
14 11 (2.63%) Technical Architect
15 10 (2.39%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.07%) AngularJS
2 16 (3.83%) .NET
2 16 (3.83%) HTML
3 10 (2.39%) HTML5
3 10 (2.39%) Spring
4 7 (1.67%) WPF
4 7 (1.67%) XML
5 6 (1.44%) JMS
6 5 (1.20%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.96%) .NET Framework
7 4 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (0.96%) CSS
7 4 (0.96%) FpML
7 4 (0.96%) jQuery
8 3 (0.72%) Hibernate
8 3 (0.72%) JDBC
8 3 (0.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (0.72%) Web Services
8 3 (0.72%) WebSockets
9 2 (0.48%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 65 (15.55%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (7.66%) Management Information System
3 22 (5.26%) Fixed Income
4 20 (4.78%) Derivative
5 19 (4.55%) Credit Risk
6 14 (3.35%) Equities
7 11 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (1.91%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.91%) Reference Data
9 7 (1.67%) Data Integration
9 7 (1.67%) Hedge funds
9 7 (1.67%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (1.20%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.20%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.20%) PMI
10 5 (1.20%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.96%) FMCG
11 4 (0.96%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.96%) User Experience
12 3 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.98%) Windows
2 17 (4.07%) Unix
3 7 (1.67%) Linux
4 5 (1.20%) Solaris
4 5 (1.20%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.96%) pSOS
6 3 (0.72%) Android
6 3 (0.72%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.72%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (31.10%) Project Management
2 97 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 64 (15.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 58 (13.88%) Change Management
6 57 (13.64%) Programme Management
7 48 (11.48%) Risk Management
8 46 (11.00%) Asset Management
9 32 (7.66%) Investment Management
9 32 (7.66%) ITIL
10 26 (6.22%) Project Planning
11 24 (5.74%) Resource Management
11 24 (5.74%) Waterfall
12 23 (5.50%) Scrum
12 23 (5.50%) User Acceptance Testing
13 22 (5.26%) Coaching
13 22 (5.26%) Migration
14 21 (5.02%) Data Modelling
14 21 (5.02%) Mentoring
14 21 (5.02%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (11.96%) SQL
2 31 (7.42%) JavaScript
3 21 (5.02%) Java
4 17 (4.07%) C#
5 13 (3.11%) VBA
6 12 (2.87%) C++
7 11 (2.63%) C
8 10 (2.39%) Python
9 6 (1.44%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.20%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.20%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.48%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.48%) R
11 2 (0.48%) SAS Macro
11 2 (0.48%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.48%) VB
11 2 (0.48%) XAML
12 1 (0.24%) Perl
12 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (8.85%) Degree
2 26 (6.22%) Security Cleared
3 22 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 17 (4.07%) PMI Certification
5 14 (3.35%) PMP
6 13 (3.11%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (1.20%) ISEB
9 4 (0.96%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.48%) APMP
10 2 (0.48%) CBAP
10 2 (0.48%) CCEA
10 2 (0.48%) CCEE
10 2 (0.48%) CFA
10 2 (0.48%) CIMA
10 2 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.48%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.48%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.18%) QA
2 16 (3.83%) P3O
3 9 (2.15%) SLA
4 7 (1.67%) COBIT
4 7 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (1.44%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.48%) Basel II
6 2 (0.48%) MiFID
7 1 (0.24%) IAS 39
7 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (1.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.72%) XenApp
3 3 (0.72%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.48%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.48%) HDFS
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (1.67%) SCOM
2 5 (1.20%) logstash
2 5 (1.20%) Nagios
3 3 (0.72%) SCCM
4 2 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.24%) Foglight
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.46%) Oracle
3 14 (3.35%) SAP
4 13 (3.11%) Citrix
5 12 (2.87%) Sybase
6 10 (2.39%) ServiceNow
7 8 (1.91%) Bloomberg
8 5 (1.20%) CA
8 5 (1.20%) FrontRange
8 5 (1.20%) IBM
8 5 (1.20%) VMware
9 4 (0.96%) BMC
9 4 (0.96%) HP
9 4 (0.96%) Teradata
9 4 (0.96%) Veritas
10 3 (0.72%) Charles River
10 3 (0.72%) Fidessa
10 3 (0.72%) Sun
11 2 (0.48%) Misys
11 2 (0.48%) OpenLink
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