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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portfolio Management
Rank 379 398 331
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -67
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 220 146 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.31% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.42% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 85 188
Average daily rate £450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £673 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £407 £430 £333
% change year-on-year
-5.23% +29.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £31.70 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +83.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.70 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +98.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41342 34605 42097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.43% 72.51% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25701 20630 24018
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1052 1437
Average hourly rate £28.08 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -23 202 £445 -3.78% 74
London -11 109 £525 +5.00% 48
South West +9 32 £325 -11.56% 6
City of London -7 31 £550 +22.22% 21
South East -4 26 £488 +62.50% 7
West Midlands -9 10 £381 - 2
North West -9 10 £550 - 3
Berkshire -7 9 £315 -21.25% 1
Cheshire -5 8 £563 - 1
Scotland -2 6 £538 +19.44% 2
Hampshire - 6 £538 -
Yorkshire -21 5 £400 -6.86% 4
Southampton - 4 £538 -
Reading -1 3 £315 - 1
Coventry -7 3 £388 -
East Midlands -9 3 £400 -23.80% 1
Edinburgh - 3 £650 - 1
Birmingham -8 2 £313 -
Wiltshire -18 2 £376 +2.38% 1
West Yorkshire -19 2 £370 -15.86% 2
Surrey -16 1 £600 +100.00% 3
Leeds -19 1 £425 -3.35% 1
East of England -27 1 £500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £425 -
West Sussex - 1 £625 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £500 -
Slough - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £625 - 1
Oxford - 1 £425 -

Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 147 (39.95%) Finance
2 111 (30.16%) Project Management
3 81 (22.01%) PRINCE2
4 59 (16.03%) Programme Management
5 57 (15.49%) MS Project
6 53 (14.40%) Microsoft
7 52 (14.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 51 (13.86%) Banking
9 48 (13.04%) MS Excel
10 47 (12.77%) Change Management
11 45 (12.23%) Asset Management
12 42 (11.41%) Security Cleared
13 37 (10.05%) PMI Certification
14 36 (9.78%) Degree
15 33 (8.97%) QA
15 33 (8.97%) PMI
16 32 (8.70%) SC Cleared
17 31 (8.42%) SharePoint
17 31 (8.42%) Front Office
18 29 (7.88%) Retail
19 28 (7.61%) Risk Management
19 28 (7.61%) SQL
20 26 (7.07%) MS Office
20 26 (7.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 26 (7.07%) Fixed Income
21 25 (6.79%) ITIL
22 24 (6.52%) Resource Management
23 23 (6.25%) MS Project Server
23 23 (6.25%) Change Control
23 23 (6.25%) Service Delivery

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 31 (8.42%) SharePoint
2 23 (6.25%) MS Project Server
3 5 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (0.82%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (0.82%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.54%) Confluence
5 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.54%) IIS
5 2 (0.54%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 57 (15.49%) MS Project
2 48 (13.04%) MS Excel
3 26 (7.07%) MS Office
4 21 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (4.35%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (1.90%) Tesseract
1 7 (1.90%) Minerva
1 7 (1.90%) Sentinel
2 5 (1.36%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.54%) Summit
3 2 (0.54%) Sophis RISQUE
4 1 (0.27%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.27%) Capstone
4 1 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.27%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.27%) Agresso
4 1 (0.27%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP FI-AR
4 1 (0.27%) CA Clarity
4 1 (0.27%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.27%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.09%) SaaS
3 2 (0.54%) PaaS
4 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.63%) LAN
2 5 (1.36%) Firewall
3 4 (1.09%) Intranet
4 3 (0.82%) SAN
5 2 (0.54%) Network Security
5 2 (0.54%) SSL
5 2 (0.54%) Internet
5 2 (0.54%) HTTP
5 2 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.54%) WAN
6 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.27%) Wireless
6 1 (0.27%) DHCP
6 1 (0.27%) VPN
6 1 (0.27%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.45%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (0.54%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.54%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.54%) MySQL
4 2 (0.54%) OLAP
4 2 (0.54%) MS Access
4 2 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.54%) JIRA
2 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.54%) JUnit
2 2 (0.54%) Maven
3 1 (0.27%) Subversion
3 1 (0.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (0.27%) FishEye
3 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 147 (39.95%) Finance
2 51 (13.86%) Banking
3 31 (8.42%) Front Office
4 29 (7.88%) Retail
5 22 (5.98%) Investment Banking
6 19 (5.16%) Back Office
7 8 (2.17%) Retail Banking
7 8 (2.17%) Marketing
7 8 (2.17%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.63%) Advertising
8 6 (1.63%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.36%) Legal
9 5 (1.36%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.54%) Billing
10 2 (0.54%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.27%) Games
11 1 (0.27%) Law
11 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.27%) French Language
11 1 (0.27%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 107 (29.08%) Analyst
2 69 (18.75%) Project Manager
3 45 (12.23%) Business Analyst
4 37 (10.05%) Portfolio Manager
5 26 (7.07%) PMO Manager
6 22 (5.98%) PMO Analyst
7 21 (5.71%) Programme Manager
7 21 (5.71%) Developer
8 18 (4.89%) Senior Manager
9 15 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
10 14 (3.80%) Project Analyst
11 13 (3.53%) Change Manager
12 12 (3.26%) Test Analyst
13 11 (2.99%) Senior Project Manager
14 10 (2.72%) Consultant
14 10 (2.72%) Architect
15 8 (2.17%) Portfolio Analyst
15 8 (2.17%) Systems Analyst
15 8 (2.17%) Senior Business Analyst
15 8 (2.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.80%) .NET
2 9 (2.45%) Web Services
3 5 (1.36%) DOM
4 4 (1.09%) HTML5
4 4 (1.09%) HTML
5 3 (0.82%) CSS
5 3 (0.82%) Apache Camel
5 3 (0.82%) jQuery
5 3 (0.82%) WCF
5 3 (0.82%) Java EE
6 2 (0.54%) Ajax
6 2 (0.54%) JSON
6 2 (0.54%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.54%) WPF
6 2 (0.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (0.54%) REST
6 2 (0.54%) CSS3
6 2 (0.54%) XML
6 2 (0.54%) MSMQ
6 2 (0.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.97%) PMI
2 26 (7.07%) Fixed Income
3 16 (4.35%) Derivative
4 13 (3.53%) CMDB
5 12 (3.26%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.99%) Equities
6 11 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (2.72%) Market Risk
8 7 (1.90%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.63%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 6 (1.63%) Hedge funds
9 6 (1.63%) Economics
10 4 (1.09%) GIS
11 3 (0.82%) Credit Derivative
11 3 (0.82%) Biometrics
11 3 (0.82%) NHS
11 3 (0.82%) Open Source
11 3 (0.82%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.82%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.82%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.17%) Windows
2 5 (1.36%) Linux
3 3 (0.82%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.27%) Solaris
5 1 (0.27%) zOS
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (30.16%) Project Management
2 81 (22.01%) PRINCE2
3 59 (16.03%) Programme Management
4 52 (14.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 47 (12.77%) Change Management
6 45 (12.23%) Asset Management
7 28 (7.61%) Risk Management
8 25 (6.79%) ITIL
9 24 (6.52%) Resource Management
10 23 (6.25%) Change Control
10 23 (6.25%) Service Delivery
11 22 (5.98%) Waterfall
12 21 (5.71%) Business Analysis
12 21 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (5.43%) Fund Management
14 19 (5.16%) Dependency Management
15 18 (4.89%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (4.89%) Investment Management
15 18 (4.89%) Project Planning
16 16 (4.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (7.61%) SQL
2 19 (5.16%) VBA
3 12 (3.26%) C#
4 7 (1.90%) Java
5 5 (1.36%) C
6 3 (0.82%) C++
6 3 (0.82%) ActionScript
6 3 (0.82%) ActionScript 2.0
7 2 (0.54%) MATLAB
7 2 (0.54%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.27%) Python
8 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.27%) R
Qualifications
1 42 (11.41%) Security Cleared
2 37 (10.05%) PMI Certification
3 36 (9.78%) Degree
4 32 (8.70%) SC Cleared
5 26 (7.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 12 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (2.45%) ISEB
8 4 (1.09%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.09%) PMP
9 3 (0.82%) CIMA
9 3 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.82%) APMP
9 3 (0.82%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (0.54%) CIPD
10 2 (0.54%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.27%) CISSP
11 1 (0.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.97%) QA
2 16 (4.35%) P3O
3 4 (1.09%) COBIT
3 4 (1.09%) EMIR
4 3 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.82%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.82%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.82%) MiFID
5 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.27%) Basel III
5 1 (0.27%) FATCA
System Software
1 11 (2.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.54%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.54%) Puppet
1 2 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.27%) Control-M
2 1 (0.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (14.40%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.62%) Oracle
2 17 (4.62%) SAP
3 12 (3.26%) SolarWinds
4 11 (2.99%) Charles River
5 8 (2.17%) Fidessa
6 7 (1.90%) Business Objects
7 5 (1.36%) VMware
7 5 (1.36%) TIBCO
7 5 (1.36%) IBM
8 4 (1.09%) Planview
8 4 (1.09%) Cisco
8 4 (1.09%) HP
8 4 (1.09%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.82%) Actuate
9 3 (0.82%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.82%) thinkFolio
10 2 (0.54%) Actimize
10 2 (0.54%) FrontRange
10 2 (0.54%) BI-SAM
Taunton, Somerset
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £405 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HFG
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £0 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £615.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Premier Group
Posted: 19 days ago