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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Portfolio Management
Rank 446 395 376
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -19
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 211 239 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.44% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.56% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 145 184
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £300 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £711 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.62% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.00 -

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
43851 42877 41677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.90% 79.19% 77.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29046 27097 26309
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 £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1017 1228 1245
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £28.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -27 195 £500 +16.27% 63
London -12 106 £500 +5.26% 34
North West +3 29 £475 +13.09% 7
South East -21 23 £493 +9.44% 5
Lancashire +20 14 £500 +45.98% 1
City of London +14 14 £500 - 18
Scotland -3 12 £400 -11.11% 2
South West -8 11 £625 +45.34% 4
Yorkshire +2 10 £436 +45.41% 5
Blackpool +10 9 £500 +45.98%
West Yorkshire -8 9 £288 -4.16% 4
Manchester -3 8 £488 +62.50% 3
Buckinghamshire +14 7 £700 +112.12%
Milton Keynes +8 7 £700 +112.12%
Cheshire -10 7 £414 -12.84% 1
North East -51 7 £513 +28.12% 1
Leeds -14 6 £280 -2.60% 4
Tyne and Wear -43 6 £505 -36.87% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £505 - 1
Berkshire -7 5 £330 +6.45% 1
Edinburgh -12 5 £550 +22.22% 2
Bristol -1 4 £625 +31.57% 2
West Midlands -8 4 £600 +20.00% 3
Wiltshire -11 4 £713 +97.23%
Warrington -18 4 £414 -12.84% 1
East of England +4 3 £450 +5.88% 3
Croydon -7 3 £335 -4.28%
Feltham - 3 £563 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £400 -
Bournemouth - 3 £301 -

Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 166 (41.50%) Finance
2 129 (32.25%) Project Management
3 100 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 77 (19.25%) Banking
6 51 (12.75%) Programme Management
7 50 (12.50%) Change Management
8 49 (12.25%) Risk Management
8 49 (12.25%) MS Excel
9 46 (11.50%) ITIL
10 45 (11.25%) Microsoft
11 41 (10.25%) PRINCE2
12 34 (8.50%) Asset Management
13 31 (7.75%) MS PowerPoint
13 31 (7.75%) Security Cleared
13 31 (7.75%) Migration
13 31 (7.75%) Oracle
14 30 (7.50%) Java
15 29 (7.25%) Investment Banking
15 29 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
16 28 (7.00%) Service Management
17 27 (6.75%) Front Office
17 27 (6.75%) JavaScript
17 27 (6.75%) SQL
18 26 (6.50%) Analytics
18 26 (6.50%) ServiceNow
19 25 (6.25%) AngularJS
19 25 (6.25%) MS Office
19 25 (6.25%) QA
20 24 (6.00%) Investment Management

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 19 (4.75%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.50%) SAS
3 16 (4.00%) Jetty
4 9 (2.25%) CMS
4 9 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.75%) Confluence
5 3 (0.75%) IIS
5 3 (0.75%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.50%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.50%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.25%) Apache
7 1 (0.25%) JBoss
7 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 49 (12.25%) MS Excel
2 31 (7.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 25 (6.25%) MS Office
4 19 (4.75%) MS Project
5 14 (3.50%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.25%) Shockwave
7 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.75%) Primavera
2 3 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.75%) Salerio
3 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.50%) Misys Opics
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.25%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.25%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.25%) Office 365
2 2 (0.50%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.50%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.75%) Intranet
1 7 (1.75%) SAN
2 4 (1.00%) Skype
3 3 (0.75%) Internet
4 2 (0.50%) Firewall
4 2 (0.50%) WebEx
5 1 (0.25%) DHCP
5 1 (0.25%) DNS
5 1 (0.25%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.25%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.25%) Network Security
5 1 (0.25%) SNMP
5 1 (0.25%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.25%) VPN
5 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.25%) Oracle Database
2 9 (2.25%) QlikView
2 9 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 8 (2.00%) Qlik Sense
3 8 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.25%) MS Access
4 5 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.00%) Big Data
5 4 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.75%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.50%) Base SAS
7 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.25%) JIRA
2 2 (0.50%) ERwin
2 2 (0.50%) Moq
2 2 (0.50%) NCrunch
2 2 (0.50%) NUnit
2 2 (0.50%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (0.50%) ReSharper
2 2 (0.50%) StyleCop
3 1 (0.25%) jMock
3 1 (0.25%) JUnit
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 166 (41.50%) Finance
2 77 (19.25%) Banking
3 29 (7.25%) Investment Banking
4 27 (6.75%) Front Office
5 22 (5.50%) Retail
6 18 (4.50%) Retail Banking
7 13 (3.25%) Legal
8 10 (2.50%) Telecoms
9 9 (2.25%) Marketing
10 7 (1.75%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.25%) Back Office
11 5 (1.25%) Dutch Language
12 4 (1.00%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.75%) Advertising
13 3 (0.75%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.50%) Electronics
14 2 (0.50%) Games
15 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (14.50%) Project Manager
2 55 (13.75%) Analyst
3 54 (13.50%) Developer
4 41 (10.25%) Architect
5 24 (6.00%) Portfolio Manager
6 22 (5.50%) Consultant
7 21 (5.25%) Programme Manager
8 20 (5.00%) IT Manager
9 18 (4.50%) PMO Analyst
10 16 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
11 14 (3.50%) Applications Support
12 13 (3.25%) Senior Manager
13 12 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
14 11 (2.75%) Business Analyst
14 11 (2.75%) PMO Manager
14 11 (2.75%) Technical Architect
15 10 (2.50%) Support Analyst
16 9 (2.25%) Lead Developer
16 9 (2.25%) Team Leader
16 9 (2.25%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 20 (5.00%) HTML
3 18 (4.50%) CSS
4 17 (4.25%) REST
5 16 (4.00%) .NET
5 16 (4.00%) CSS3
5 16 (4.00%) HTML5
5 16 (4.00%) Spring
5 16 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 16 (4.00%) WebSockets
6 10 (2.50%) Web Services
7 8 (2.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.00%) WPF
9 3 (0.75%) XML
10 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.50%) XSL
11 1 (0.25%) FIX Protocol
11 1 (0.25%) jQuery
11 1 (0.25%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.50%) Credit Risk
2 18 (4.50%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.25%) Derivative
4 11 (2.75%) Data Centre
5 10 (2.50%) Mobile Banking
5 10 (2.50%) User Experience
6 8 (2.00%) Data Integration
7 7 (1.75%) CMDB
7 7 (1.75%) Equities
7 7 (1.75%) Mainframe
7 7 (1.75%) Reference Data
8 5 (1.25%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Licensing
8 5 (1.25%) PMI
9 4 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.00%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.00%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.00%) Social Media
10 3 (0.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (3.50%) Windows
2 10 (2.50%) Unix
3 9 (2.25%) Linux
4 5 (1.25%) Android
4 5 (1.25%) Solaris
5 4 (1.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.50%) AIX
6 2 (0.50%) MVS
6 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (32.25%) Project Management
2 100 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (12.75%) Programme Management
5 50 (12.50%) Change Management
6 49 (12.25%) Risk Management
7 46 (11.50%) ITIL
8 41 (10.25%) PRINCE2
9 34 (8.50%) Asset Management
10 31 (7.75%) Migration
11 28 (7.00%) Service Management
12 26 (6.50%) Analytics
13 24 (6.00%) Investment Management
14 23 (5.75%) Scrum
15 22 (5.50%) Resource Management
15 22 (5.50%) Service Delivery
15 22 (5.50%) Wealth Management
16 20 (5.00%) Data Migration
16 20 (5.00%) TDD
16 20 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 30 (7.50%) Java
2 27 (6.75%) JavaScript
2 27 (6.75%) SQL
3 22 (5.50%) VBA
4 15 (3.75%) C#
5 9 (2.25%) T-SQL
6 7 (1.75%) VB
7 5 (1.25%) C
7 5 (1.25%) MATLAB
7 5 (1.25%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.00%) C++
8 4 (1.00%) Python
8 4 (1.00%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.75%) SAS Macro
10 2 (0.50%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.50%) R
10 2 (0.50%) XAML
11 1 (0.25%) ABAP
11 1 (0.25%) PHP
11 1 (0.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (7.75%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.25%) Degree
3 14 (3.50%) PMI Certification
3 14 (3.50%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.00%) PMP
5 7 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.25%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.00%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.50%) APMG
9 2 (0.50%) APMP
9 2 (0.50%) ISEB
9 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.25%) CCEA
10 1 (0.25%) CCEE
10 1 (0.25%) CISSP
10 1 (0.25%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.25%) IISP
10 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.25%) QA
2 14 (3.50%) COBIT
3 13 (3.25%) P3O
4 9 (2.25%) SLA
5 8 (2.00%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.75%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.75%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.50%) Basel II
7 2 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.50%) vSphere
4 1 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.25%) HDFS
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.25%) XenApp
4 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (1.00%) SCOM
2 3 (0.75%) logstash
2 3 (0.75%) Nagios
3 2 (0.50%) HP NNM
3 2 (0.50%) HP SIM
3 2 (0.50%) SCCM
4 1 (0.25%) Foglight
4 1 (0.25%) SafeCom
4 1 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (11.25%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.75%) Oracle
3 26 (6.50%) ServiceNow
4 16 (4.00%) Bloomberg
5 14 (3.50%) Charles River
5 14 (3.50%) SAP
6 12 (3.00%) Reuters
7 8 (2.00%) FactSet
7 8 (2.00%) HP
8 7 (1.75%) FrontRange
9 6 (1.50%) Google
10 5 (1.25%) Cisco
10 5 (1.25%) Citrix
10 5 (1.25%) IBM
11 4 (1.00%) Planview
11 4 (1.00%) Sun
11 4 (1.00%) Veritas
12 3 (0.75%) Polycom
12 3 (0.75%) SimCorp
12 3 (0.75%) VMware
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