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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portfolio Management
Rank 352 405 372
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -33
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 233 155 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.32% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.43% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 92 127
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £361 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £682 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £443 £485 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.76% +7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
37746 36266 32728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.34% 74.25% 72.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24225 22016 19460
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 992 1106 1306
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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
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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 +60 218 £493 -1.50% 66
London +23 93 £563 +12.50% 40
South East +3 37 £475 -28.30% 13
East of England +29 30 £350 -46.15% 3
North West +20 23 £600 +23.71% 4
City of London +10 18 £425 -15.33% 18
Scotland -1 15 £442 +1.60% 1
Oxfordshire - 13 £600 - 2
West Midlands +6 12 £438 -7.89% 1
Hertfordshire - 12 £438 - 3
Manchester - 12 £675 - 3
Cambridgeshire - 11 £350 -
Edinburgh +3 10 £442 +21.76% 1
Oxford - 10 £600 - 2
Yorkshire -4 9 £313 -16.66% 3
Berkshire +6 7 £230 -39.67%
Surrey 0 7 £425 -46.87% 1
West Yorkshire -1 7 £350 - 3
Buckinghamshire -8 7 £525 - 1
Merseyside - 6 £250 -
East Midlands +18 5 £175 -67.44% 1
Milton Keynes -5 5 £525 -
Leeds -9 5 £313 - 1
South West -18 5 £458 +12.61%
Reading +12 4 £190 -
Leicester - 4 £350 -
Cambridge - 4 £350 -
Leicestershire - 4 £350 -
West Lothian +6 3 - -
Wiltshire -5 3 £425 +4.61%

Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 237 (49.69%) Finance
2 156 (32.70%) Project Management
3 91 (19.08%) PRINCE2
4 81 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 76 (15.93%) Programme Management
6 71 (14.88%) Change Management
7 68 (14.26%) Agile Software Development
8 66 (13.84%) MS Excel
9 58 (12.16%) Microsoft
10 57 (11.95%) MS PowerPoint
11 54 (11.32%) Banking
12 53 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
13 50 (10.48%) MS Project
14 49 (10.27%) Degree
15 48 (10.06%) Project Planning
16 46 (9.64%) SQL
17 43 (9.01%) ITIL
17 43 (9.01%) SharePoint
18 39 (8.18%) Risk Management
19 37 (7.76%) MS Visio
20 36 (7.55%) MS Office
21 34 (7.13%) Oracle
21 34 (7.13%) Resource Management
22 33 (6.92%) Java
22 33 (6.92%) SAP
22 33 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
23 29 (6.08%) Front Office
23 29 (6.08%) Security Cleared
23 29 (6.08%) Coaching
24 28 (5.87%) Waterfall

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 43 (9.01%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.14%) WebSphere
3 11 (2.31%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (2.31%) WebSphere Process Server
4 9 (1.89%) MS Project Server
5 6 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (1.26%) SAS
6 5 (1.05%) IIS
7 3 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.21%) JBoss
8 1 (0.21%) Apache
8 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 66 (13.84%) MS Excel
2 57 (11.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 50 (10.48%) MS Project
4 37 (7.76%) MS Visio
5 36 (7.55%) MS Office
6 7 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.42%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (1.89%) CA Clarity
2 5 (1.05%) SAP PS
3 4 (0.84%) SAP BPC
3 4 (0.84%) SAP FSCM
4 3 (0.63%) Murex MxG2000
4 3 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.42%) SAP PLM
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.21%) SAP xRPM
6 1 (0.21%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.42%) IaaS
2 1 (0.21%) Force.com
2 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.21%) SaaS
2 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.52%) HTTP
2 11 (2.31%) SSL
3 6 (1.26%) LDAP
4 3 (0.63%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.42%) Firewall
5 2 (0.42%) Intranet
5 2 (0.42%) WAN
6 1 (0.21%) DHCP
6 1 (0.21%) LAN
6 1 (0.21%) SAN
6 1 (0.21%) Internet
6 1 (0.21%) DMZ
6 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.21%) Wireless
6 1 (0.21%) Network Security
6 1 (0.21%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.56%) Big Data
2 14 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 12 (2.52%) Hadoop
3 12 (2.52%) HPCC
4 9 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.84%) SAP BW
8 3 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (0.63%) Data Mart
8 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.42%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.42%) MS Access
9 2 (0.42%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (1.47%) GDB
2 1 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.21%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.21%) Selenium
2 1 (0.21%) FitNesse
2 1 (0.21%) JIRA
2 1 (0.21%) Grunt
General
1 237 (49.69%) Finance
2 54 (11.32%) Banking
3 29 (6.08%) Front Office
4 27 (5.66%) Retail
5 19 (3.98%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.89%) Back Office
6 9 (1.89%) Retail Banking
7 8 (1.68%) Marketing
8 6 (1.26%) Law
8 6 (1.26%) Publishing
9 5 (1.05%) Legal
9 5 (1.05%) Advertising
9 5 (1.05%) Military
10 4 (0.84%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.42%) Billing
11 2 (0.42%) Automotive
11 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 108 (22.64%) Analyst
2 47 (9.85%) Project Manager
3 45 (9.43%) Architect
4 41 (8.60%) Developer
5 40 (8.39%) PMO Analyst
6 37 (7.76%) Business Analyst
7 36 (7.55%) Consultant
8 30 (6.29%) Programme Manager
9 29 (6.08%) Portfolio Manager
10 26 (5.45%) PMO Manager
11 22 (4.61%) Solutions Architect
12 16 (3.35%) Senior Analyst
13 13 (2.73%) C# Developer
14 11 (2.31%) Software Developer
14 11 (2.31%) Support Analyst
15 9 (1.89%) Change Manager
15 9 (1.89%) Resource Manager
16 8 (1.68%) Enterprise Architect
16 8 (1.68%) Administrator
16 8 (1.68%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.73%) Middleware
2 12 (2.52%) JMS
2 12 (2.52%) XML
3 11 (2.31%) WSDL
3 11 (2.31%) SOAP
3 11 (2.31%) HTML
3 11 (2.31%) REST
4 10 (2.10%) CSS
5 9 (1.89%) .NET
6 7 (1.47%) ASP.NET
6 7 (1.47%) jQuery
6 7 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (1.47%) WCF
7 6 (1.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (1.05%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (0.84%) ServiceStack
9 4 (0.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (0.84%) Web Services
10 3 (0.63%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.82%) Management Information System
3 21 (4.40%) Fixed Income
4 19 (3.98%) PMI
5 9 (1.89%) Equities
5 9 (1.89%) Hedge funds
5 9 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.68%) Derivative
7 7 (1.47%) User Experience
8 6 (1.26%) Performance Metrics
8 6 (1.26%) Credit Risk
8 6 (1.26%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.63%) NHS
10 3 (0.63%) Market Risk
10 3 (0.63%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.42%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.42%) Economics
11 2 (0.42%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 18 (3.77%) Windows
2 10 (2.10%) Linux
3 6 (1.26%) UNIX
4 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.42%) AIX
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.21%) Solaris
6 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (32.70%) Project Management
2 91 (19.08%) PRINCE2
3 81 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 76 (15.93%) Programme Management
5 71 (14.88%) Change Management
6 68 (14.26%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (10.06%) Project Planning
8 43 (9.01%) ITIL
9 39 (8.18%) Risk Management
10 34 (7.13%) Resource Management
11 33 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (6.08%) Coaching
13 28 (5.87%) Waterfall
14 26 (5.45%) TOGAF
15 25 (5.24%) Service Management
16 24 (5.03%) Data Modelling
16 24 (5.03%) Release Management
17 23 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
17 23 (4.82%) Mentoring
18 22 (4.61%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (9.64%) SQL
2 33 (6.92%) Java
3 23 (4.82%) C#
4 20 (4.19%) C
5 12 (2.52%) JavaScript
6 9 (1.89%) Python
7 8 (1.68%) VB
7 8 (1.68%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.47%) VC++
8 7 (1.47%) C++
8 7 (1.47%) Perl
8 7 (1.47%) PHP
8 7 (1.47%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.05%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.05%) VBA
10 2 (0.42%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.21%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.21%) R
11 1 (0.21%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (10.27%) Degree
2 29 (6.08%) Security Cleared
3 26 (5.45%) PMI Certification
4 13 (2.73%) SC Cleared
5 12 (2.52%) APMP
5 12 (2.52%) ISEB
6 11 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 11 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 10 (2.10%) PMP
7 10 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.68%) CISSP
9 6 (1.26%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.84%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.63%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.63%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 2 (0.42%) CAPM
13 1 (0.21%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.21%) MBA
13 1 (0.21%) NVQ Level 4
13 1 (0.21%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.40%) QA
2 18 (3.77%) P3O
3 7 (1.47%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.42%) UCITS
4 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.21%) FATCA
5 1 (0.21%) COBIT
5 1 (0.21%) EMIR
5 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.21%) Control-M
2 1 (0.21%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (12.16%) Microsoft
2 34 (7.13%) Oracle
3 33 (6.92%) SAP
4 19 (3.98%) Planview
5 14 (2.94%) HP
6 12 (2.52%) Primavera
7 11 (2.31%) IBM
7 11 (2.31%) Software AG
7 11 (2.31%) CA
8 9 (1.89%) thinkFolio
9 7 (1.47%) CheckPoint
9 7 (1.47%) Splunk
9 7 (1.47%) ArcSight
10 6 (1.26%) Charles River
11 5 (1.05%) Murex
11 5 (1.05%) Tableau
12 4 (0.84%) VMware
12 4 (0.84%) Business Objects
12 4 (0.84%) Progress
12 4 (0.84%) Cisco
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hudson IT
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £575.00 - £665.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £200 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North Wales
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £495 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
West London
Thames Tideway Tunnel
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £900.00 - £1000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
DP Connect
Rate: £800 per day
Posted: 21 days ago