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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portfolio Management
Rank 379 371 404
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +33
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 242 231 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.42% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.57% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 172 86
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £440
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £31.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - £31.70

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
42679 40798 35545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.47% 74.90% 73.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 26665 25518 21197
Average daily rate £413 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1239 1169 1080
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +9 235 £425 -5.55% 65
London +6 121 £463 -8.86% 41
South East +3 37 £475 +2.70% 13
City of London +2 35 £475 -13.63% 22
South West -12 18 £396 +21.92% 1
North West -15 16 £408 -25.90% 1
Yorkshire 0 15 £300 -22.58% 2
Hampshire +9 14 £500 -6.97%
West Yorkshire -1 14 £300 -14.28% 2
Cheshire -1 11 £475 -17.39%
Wiltshire +14 10 £360 +14.28%
West Midlands -15 9 £500 +11.11% 2
Oxfordshire -11 8 £613 +44.11% 2
North East +1 7 £400 +79.77% 1
Leeds -12 7 £275 -29.03% 1
East Midlands -2 6 £425 +6.25% 1
Berkshire -6 6 £310 -1.58% 1
Oxford -9 6 £600 +41.17% 1
Warrington - 6 £475 -
Swindon +12 5 £250 -20.63%
East of England +8 5 £425 -15.00% 3
Scotland -1 5 £500 -23.07% 4
Corsham - 5 £363 -
Bedfordshire +5 4 £363 -27.50%
Havant - 4 £388 -
Bradford - 4 £338 -
Warwickshire - 4 - - 1
Edinburgh +4 3 £500 -23.07% 2
Gloucester +4 3 - -
Bristol +3 3 £475 +100.00%

Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 227 (47.69%) Finance
2 178 (37.39%) Project Management
3 85 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 85 (17.86%) PRINCE2
4 83 (17.44%) Programme Management
5 70 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (14.50%) Change Management
7 62 (13.03%) MS PowerPoint
8 59 (12.39%) MS Excel
9 56 (11.76%) SharePoint
10 48 (10.08%) Banking
10 48 (10.08%) Degree
11 47 (9.87%) Microsoft
12 46 (9.66%) MS Project
13 45 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
14 44 (9.24%) SQL
15 42 (8.82%) ITIL
16 35 (7.35%) Oracle
16 35 (7.35%) Risk Management
17 34 (7.14%) MS Office
17 34 (7.14%) Asset Management
18 33 (6.93%) Project Planning
18 33 (6.93%) SAP
19 32 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
20 29 (6.09%) Resource Management
20 29 (6.09%) Coaching
21 28 (5.88%) Windows
21 28 (5.88%) MS Visio
22 27 (5.67%) Enterprise Architecture
22 27 (5.67%) Mentoring

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 56 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.26%) MS Project Server
2 6 (1.26%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (0.84%) SAS
3 4 (0.84%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (0.63%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.63%) IIS
5 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.42%) Lync
6 1 (0.21%) JBoss
6 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 62 (13.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 59 (12.39%) MS Excel
3 46 (9.66%) MS Project
4 34 (7.14%) MS Office
5 28 (5.88%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.42%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.21%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 10 (2.10%) Primavera
2 8 (1.68%) thinkFolio
3 5 (1.05%) SAP PS
4 4 (0.84%) SAP BPC
4 4 (0.84%) SAP FSCM
4 4 (0.84%) SimCorp Dimension
5 3 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.42%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.42%) SAP PLM
6 2 (0.42%) LatentZero
6 2 (0.42%) Tesseract
6 2 (0.42%) Minerva
6 2 (0.42%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.21%) Eikon
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Utilities
7 1 (0.21%) CA PPM
7 1 (0.21%) SAP xRPM
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.94%) PaaS
2 13 (2.73%) SaaS
3 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.63%) IaaS
4 2 (0.42%) Office 365
5 1 (0.21%) Trello
5 1 (0.21%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.47%) LDAP
2 6 (1.26%) Network Security
3 5 (1.05%) Firewall
4 4 (0.84%) DHCP
5 3 (0.63%) Intranet
5 3 (0.63%) DNS
5 3 (0.63%) IPv6
6 2 (0.42%) Broadband
6 2 (0.42%) LAN
6 2 (0.42%) SAN
7 1 (0.21%) NAS
7 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.21%) Wireless
7 1 (0.21%) Internet
7 1 (0.21%) WAN
7 1 (0.21%) HTTP
7 1 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.36%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.10%) Big Data
3 8 (1.68%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.05%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.05%) HPCC
6 5 (1.05%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.05%) OLAP
7 4 (0.84%) SAP BW
8 3 (0.63%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.42%) Base SAS
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.21%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (1.47%) GDB
2 2 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.21%) Subversion
3 1 (0.21%) JIRA
3 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.21%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.21%) ClearCase
General
1 227 (47.69%) Finance
2 48 (10.08%) Banking
3 25 (5.25%) Front Office
4 24 (5.04%) Retail
5 16 (3.36%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.52%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.52%) Marketing
7 11 (2.31%) Legal
8 9 (1.89%) Publishing
9 8 (1.68%) Law
9 8 (1.68%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.47%) Back Office
11 6 (1.26%) Advertising
12 5 (1.05%) Retail Banking
12 5 (1.05%) Military
12 5 (1.05%) Automotive
12 5 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.84%) German Language
14 3 (0.63%) Billing
14 3 (0.63%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 97 (20.38%) Analyst
2 65 (13.66%) Architect
3 57 (11.97%) Project Manager
4 39 (8.19%) Portfolio Manager
5 37 (7.77%) Business Analyst
6 36 (7.56%) PMO Analyst
7 35 (7.35%) Programme Manager
8 26 (5.46%) Consultant
9 24 (5.04%) Developer
9 24 (5.04%) Solutions Architect
9 24 (5.04%) PMO Manager
10 17 (3.57%) Enterprise Architect
11 15 (3.15%) Senior Architect
12 14 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
13 13 (2.73%) Change Manager
13 13 (2.73%) Coordinator
14 12 (2.52%) Applications Architect
15 11 (2.31%) Business Manager
16 10 (2.10%) Senior Manager
17 9 (1.89%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.31%) .NET
2 8 (1.68%) HTML
2 8 (1.68%) ASP.NET
2 8 (1.68%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (1.47%) CSS
4 6 (1.26%) .NET Framework
5 5 (1.05%) Middleware
6 4 (0.84%) WPF
7 3 (0.63%) WCF
7 3 (0.63%) Web Services
8 2 (0.42%) XML
8 2 (0.42%) DOM
8 2 (0.42%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.21%) Flask
9 1 (0.21%) Leaflet
9 1 (0.21%) Ajax
9 1 (0.21%) JSON
9 1 (0.21%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.21%) LINQ
9 1 (0.21%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.99%) PMI
3 17 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 17 (3.57%) Fixed Income
4 14 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.31%) Data Structures
6 10 (2.10%) Equities
7 8 (1.68%) Derivative
8 7 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.47%) Mainframe
8 7 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.26%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.05%) User Experience
10 5 (1.05%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (0.63%) Cryptography
11 3 (0.63%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.63%) Physics
11 3 (0.63%) Streaming Video
11 3 (0.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (5.88%) Windows
2 18 (3.78%) Linux
3 8 (1.68%) UNIX
4 4 (0.84%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.42%) AIX
6 2 (0.42%) Solaris
7 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.21%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (37.39%) Project Management
2 85 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 85 (17.86%) PRINCE2
3 83 (17.44%) Programme Management
4 70 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (14.50%) Change Management
6 42 (8.82%) ITIL
7 35 (7.35%) Risk Management
8 34 (7.14%) Asset Management
9 33 (6.93%) Project Planning
10 32 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
11 29 (6.09%) Resource Management
11 29 (6.09%) Coaching
12 27 (5.67%) Enterprise Architecture
12 27 (5.67%) Mentoring
13 26 (5.46%) Waterfall
14 23 (4.83%) TOGAF
15 21 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (4.41%) Business Analysis
16 20 (4.20%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (9.24%) SQL
2 19 (3.99%) Java
3 14 (2.94%) C#
4 11 (2.31%) C++
4 11 (2.31%) C
5 10 (2.10%) Perl
5 10 (2.10%) VBA
6 9 (1.89%) VB
6 9 (1.89%) Python
7 8 (1.68%) JavaScript
7 8 (1.68%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.47%) Bash Shell
8 7 (1.47%) PHP
8 7 (1.47%) VC++
9 6 (1.26%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.84%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.21%) Ruby
11 1 (0.21%) R
11 1 (0.21%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.21%) REXX
Qualifications
1 48 (10.08%) Degree
2 25 (5.25%) PMI Certification
3 23 (4.83%) Security Cleared
4 17 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 11 (2.31%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.89%) PMP
8 7 (1.47%) CISSP
9 5 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.63%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.42%) CISA
11 2 (0.42%) CISM
12 1 (0.21%) CAPM
12 1 (0.21%) MBA
12 1 (0.21%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.21%) ISEB
12 1 (0.21%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.04%) QA
2 9 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (1.89%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.47%) P3O
4 6 (1.26%) SLA
5 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.42%) COBIT
5 2 (0.42%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.21%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.21%) UCITS
6 1 (0.21%) EMIR
6 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.21%) FATCA
6 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.63%) XenApp
2 3 (0.63%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.42%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.21%) vCloud
4 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.05%) Control-M
2 3 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.21%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.21%) SCCM
3 1 (0.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (9.87%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.35%) Oracle
3 33 (6.93%) SAP
4 14 (2.94%) Planview
5 10 (2.10%) Bloomberg
5 10 (2.10%) Citrix
5 10 (2.10%) Splunk
6 8 (1.68%) HP
6 8 (1.68%) ArcSight
7 6 (1.26%) Charles River
8 5 (1.05%) Tableau
8 5 (1.05%) Teradata
8 5 (1.05%) VMware
8 5 (1.05%) McAfee
8 5 (1.05%) IBM
8 5 (1.05%) CA
8 5 (1.05%) Siebel
9 4 (0.84%) CheckPoint
9 4 (0.84%) Google
9 4 (0.84%) SimCorp
London
Westbourne Partners
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
Thomson Reuters
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £700.00 - £1000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Somerset
Clarks
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago