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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portfolio Management
Rank 385 408 439
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +31
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 244 173 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.44% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 109 106
Average daily rate
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£428 £481 £528
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.16% -8.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £475 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.68% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.64
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.46 - £20.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.40 - £44.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -

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
42997 38902 39217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.67% 74.17% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 24141 22845
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1190 1157 1447
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Portfolio Management within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Portfolio Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 October 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
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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 +34 231 £450 -5.26% 59
London +20 125 £500 +2.56% 22
South East +2 42 £450 -10.04% 18
City of London +14 30 £500 +10.98% 7
North West +5 15 £508 +6.84% 3
East of England -2 14 £363 -19.44% 7
South West -28 14 £333 -36.66% 2
Hampshire - 14 £405 - 2
West Midlands -14 12 £140 -56.25% 2
East Midlands +4 9 £348 -13.06% 1
Milton Keynes +3 7 £450 +400.00% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 7 £450 +400.00% 1
Surrey -10 7 £438 -12.50% 6
Oxfordshire - 7 £525 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 6 £350 - 3
Oxford - 6 £525 - 1
Cheshire +9 5 £500 +5.26% 1
Manchester +2 5 £525 - 1
Birmingham -4 4 £280 -13.84%
Hertfordshire -22 4 £388 -13.88% 3
Cambridge - 4 £350 - 2
Berkshire +6 3 £215 -57.02% 4
Staines -3 3 - - 1
Scotland -6 3 £375 -6.83% 1
Warwickshire -10 3 £108 -65.71%
Wiltshire -10 3 £275 -36.59% 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £340 -
Docklands, London +16 2 £550 +39.24%
Nottingham +9 2 £571 +307.50% 1
Nottinghamshire +5 2 £571 +307.50% 1

Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 205 (41.92%) Finance
2 161 (32.92%) Project Management
3 111 (22.70%) PRINCE2
4 87 (17.79%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (15.13%) Programme Management
6 71 (14.52%) MS Excel
7 70 (14.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 65 (13.29%) Change Management
9 61 (12.47%) ITIL
10 59 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
11 56 (11.45%) SQL
11 56 (11.45%) Banking
12 55 (11.25%) Microsoft
13 53 (10.84%) Project Planning
14 51 (10.43%) MS Project
14 51 (10.43%) SharePoint
15 46 (9.41%) Front Office
16 40 (8.18%) MS Office
17 38 (7.77%) Analytics
18 37 (7.57%) Risk Management
18 37 (7.57%) Security Cleared
19 36 (7.36%) Degree
20 32 (6.54%) Asset Management
20 32 (6.54%) MS PowerPoint
20 32 (6.54%) Management Information System
20 32 (6.54%) MS Visio
21 30 (6.13%) PMI Certification
22 29 (5.93%) Java
23 28 (5.73%) Fixed Income
23 28 (5.73%) Investment Management

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 51 (10.43%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.68%) MS Project Server
3 15 (3.07%) WebSphere
4 14 (2.86%) WebSphere Process Server
4 14 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (2.66%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (1.43%) IIS
7 6 (1.23%) SAS
8 5 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.61%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.20%) CMS
10 1 (0.20%) Apache
10 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.20%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.20%) Drupal
Applications
1 71 (14.52%) MS Excel
2 51 (10.43%) MS Project
3 40 (8.18%) MS Office
4 32 (6.54%) MS Visio
4 32 (6.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.41%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.41%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 11 (2.25%) CA Clarity
2 2 (0.41%) Murex MxG2000
2 2 (0.41%) SAP PS
3 1 (0.20%) Summit
3 1 (0.20%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.20%) Minerva
3 1 (0.20%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.20%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.20%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.20%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.20%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.23%) Force.com
3 5 (1.02%) Google Apps
4 4 (0.82%) Office 365
5 3 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.41%) IaaS
7 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.07%) HTTP
1 15 (3.07%) SSL
2 4 (0.82%) WAN
2 4 (0.82%) Internet
3 3 (0.61%) LAN
3 3 (0.61%) Intranet
3 3 (0.61%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.41%) SAN
4 2 (0.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.41%) Firewall
4 2 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.41%) Wireless
4 2 (0.41%) Network Security
5 1 (0.20%) LTE
5 1 (0.20%) NAS
5 1 (0.20%) MPLS
5 1 (0.20%) DOCSIS
5 1 (0.20%) DSL
5 1 (0.20%) DVB
5 1 (0.20%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.89%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.43%) Hadoop
3 7 (1.43%) Big Data
4 6 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.23%) MS Access
5 5 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.82%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.61%) Data Mart
7 3 (0.61%) EDRMS
7 3 (0.61%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.41%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.41%) OLAP
8 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.41%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.41%) QlikView
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (1.43%) JIRA
2 3 (0.61%) Grunt
3 1 (0.20%) Selenium
3 1 (0.20%) FitNesse
3 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.20%) JUnit
3 1 (0.20%) NUnit
3 1 (0.20%) Subversion
3 1 (0.20%) Maven
General
1 205 (41.92%) Finance
2 56 (11.45%) Banking
3 46 (9.41%) Front Office
4 24 (4.91%) Back Office
4 24 (4.91%) Retail
4 24 (4.91%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.25%) Marketing
6 9 (1.84%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.23%) Retail Banking
7 6 (1.23%) Billing
8 4 (0.82%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.61%) International Banking
9 3 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.61%) Publishing
10 2 (0.41%) French Language
10 2 (0.41%) Automotive
10 2 (0.41%) Law
10 2 (0.41%) Legal
10 2 (0.41%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 147 (30.06%) Analyst
2 72 (14.72%) Project Manager
3 62 (12.68%) Business Analyst
4 47 (9.61%) PMO Analyst
5 42 (8.59%) Developer
6 33 (6.75%) Portfolio Manager
7 32 (6.54%) Architect
8 25 (5.11%) Consultant
9 20 (4.09%) PMO Manager
10 18 (3.68%) Programme Manager
11 16 (3.27%) Senior Analyst
12 15 (3.07%) Solutions Architect
13 13 (2.66%) Software Developer
14 12 (2.45%) Project Analyst
15 11 (2.25%) Software Engineer
15 11 (2.25%) Support Analyst
15 11 (2.25%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
16 10 (2.04%) C# Developer
17 9 (1.84%) PMO Lead
18 8 (1.64%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.09%) XML
2 17 (3.48%) Middleware
3 15 (3.07%) SOAP
3 15 (3.07%) HTML
3 15 (3.07%) JMS
3 15 (3.07%) WSDL
3 15 (3.07%) Web Services
3 15 (3.07%) REST
4 12 (2.45%) CSS
5 11 (2.25%) .NET
6 9 (1.84%) WCF
7 8 (1.64%) jQuery
8 7 (1.43%) HTML5
8 7 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (1.02%) AngularJS
9 5 (1.02%) WPF
10 4 (0.82%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.82%) Java EE
10 4 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (0.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 59 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.54%) Management Information System
3 28 (5.73%) Fixed Income
4 24 (4.91%) PMI
5 12 (2.45%) Derivative
6 11 (2.25%) Equities
6 11 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (2.25%) Hedge funds
6 11 (2.25%) Credit Risk
7 9 (1.84%) Market Risk
8 8 (1.64%) User Experience
8 8 (1.64%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.43%) CMDB
10 5 (1.02%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.02%) Reference Data
11 4 (0.82%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.82%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.82%) Performance Metrics
12 3 (0.61%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.64%) Windows
2 4 (0.82%) UNIX
2 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (0.61%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.20%) AIX
4 1 (0.20%) Solaris
4 1 (0.20%) Android
4 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (32.92%) Project Management
2 111 (22.70%) PRINCE2
3 87 (17.79%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (15.13%) Programme Management
5 70 (14.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 65 (13.29%) Change Management
7 61 (12.47%) ITIL
8 53 (10.84%) Project Planning
9 38 (7.77%) Analytics
10 37 (7.57%) Risk Management
11 32 (6.54%) Asset Management
12 28 (5.73%) Investment Management
13 26 (5.32%) Release Management
13 26 (5.32%) TOGAF
13 26 (5.32%) Scrum
14 24 (4.91%) Resource Management
15 23 (4.70%) Service Management
15 23 (4.70%) Enterprise Architecture
15 23 (4.70%) Coaching
16 22 (4.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 56 (11.45%) SQL
2 29 (5.93%) Java
3 25 (5.11%) C#
4 16 (3.27%) C
5 12 (2.45%) VBA
5 12 (2.45%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.43%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.61%) C++
7 3 (0.61%) Python
7 3 (0.61%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.20%) VB
8 1 (0.20%) RPG
Qualifications
1 37 (7.57%) Security Cleared
2 36 (7.36%) Degree
3 30 (6.13%) PMI Certification
4 20 (4.09%) SC Cleared
5 18 (3.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 18 (3.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 14 (2.86%) ISEB
7 9 (1.84%) PMP
8 6 (1.23%) APMP
9 5 (1.02%) NVQ Level 4
10 4 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.82%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.61%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
11 3 (0.61%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.61%) CISSP
12 2 (0.41%) Sun Certification
12 2 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.41%) CAPM
12 2 (0.41%) VCDX
13 1 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.32%) QA
2 22 (4.50%) P3O
3 6 (1.23%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.41%) COBIT
5 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.41%) UCITS
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 4 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 55 (11.25%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.32%) SAP
3 20 (4.09%) Oracle
4 17 (3.48%) IBM
5 15 (3.07%) Software AG
6 14 (2.86%) Charles River
6 14 (2.86%) Planview
7 11 (2.25%) thinkFolio
8 9 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (1.64%) Google
9 8 (1.64%) CA
10 7 (1.43%) Hyperion
10 7 (1.43%) HP
10 7 (1.43%) PeopleSoft
10 7 (1.43%) SolarWinds
11 6 (1.23%) Cisco
12 5 (1.02%) Tableau
13 4 (0.82%) Business Objects
13 4 (0.82%) Cognos
13 4 (0.82%) Murex
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £675 - £775 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 200-250 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £100 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North Yorkshire
Churchill Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £545 - £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
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London
Real Staffing
Rate: £700 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £375.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 per day + competitive
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Wiltshire
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £540 per day + competitive
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