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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portfolio Management
Rank 371 380 403
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +23
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 243 195 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.38% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.50% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 141 88
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £683
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £31.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £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
40851 38864 33748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.14% 74.87% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25403 23796 20201
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1113 1105
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +36 235 £450 - 82
London +17 116 £463 -4.63% 48
South East -13 43 £575 +21.05% 11
City of London +21 31 £456 -17.04% 20
South West -4 18 £396 +34.32% 2
North West -7 16 £475 +11.76% 11
Oxfordshire - 16 £613 - 3
Hampshire -1 15 £500 -6.97% 1
Yorkshire -7 15 £300 -25.00% 4
West Yorkshire +4 14 £300 -18.91% 4
Oxford - 12 £625 - 1
West Midlands -3 11 £500 +60.00%
Leeds -5 9 £300 -29.41% 3
Berkshire -10 9 £238 -28.57% 3
East of England +13 8 £264 -47.25% 5
Manchester - 8 £725 - 4
Cheshire -1 6 £475 -5.00% 4
Scotland -3 6 £450 +16.12% 3
Warrington -2 5 £475 +11.76%
East Midlands -7 5 £438 -18.60%
Warwickshire - 5 £650 -
Bedfordshire -3 4 £225 -55.00%
Bradford - 4 £375 -
Edinburgh - 4 £450 - 3
Surrey +7 3 £350 - 1
Coventry +4 3 £310 +3.33%
Reading 0 3 £230 -26.98%
Gloucestershire -14 3 - -
Birmingham -12 2 £501 +60.16%
Croydon - 2 £388 - 1

Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 231 (48.63%) Finance
2 183 (38.53%) Project Management
3 87 (18.32%) Programme Management
4 82 (17.26%) PRINCE2
4 82 (17.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 69 (14.53%) Change Management
6 66 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (13.26%) MS PowerPoint
8 59 (12.42%) MS Excel
9 53 (11.16%) Degree
10 52 (10.95%) SharePoint
10 52 (10.95%) MS Project
11 50 (10.53%) Banking
12 49 (10.32%) Microsoft
13 46 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
14 41 (8.63%) Risk Management
15 40 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
16 38 (8.00%) Project Planning
16 38 (8.00%) Oracle
17 36 (7.58%) SQL
17 36 (7.58%) MS Office
17 36 (7.58%) SAP
18 35 (7.37%) ITIL
19 34 (7.16%) Coaching
20 33 (6.95%) MS Visio
21 32 (6.74%) Resource Management
22 28 (5.89%) Windows
23 27 (5.68%) Front Office
23 27 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
24 26 (5.47%) PMI Certification

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 52 (10.95%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.26%) IIS
2 6 (1.26%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (1.26%) MS Project Server
2 6 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (0.84%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (0.63%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.63%) SAS
5 1 (0.21%) JBoss
5 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 63 (13.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 59 (12.42%) MS Excel
3 52 (10.95%) MS Project
4 36 (7.58%) MS Office
5 33 (6.95%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.42%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.21%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (1.47%) thinkFolio
2 5 (1.05%) SAP PS
3 4 (0.84%) SAP FSCM
3 4 (0.84%) SAP BPC
3 4 (0.84%) SimCorp Dimension
4 3 (0.63%) Murex MxG2000
4 3 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.42%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.42%) Tesseract
5 2 (0.42%) Minerva
5 2 (0.42%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.42%) SAP PLM
6 1 (0.21%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.21%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Utilities
6 1 (0.21%) SAP xRPM
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.68%) SaaS
1 8 (1.68%) PaaS
2 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.63%) IaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Trello
3 1 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.26%) LDAP
1 6 (1.26%) Firewall
1 6 (1.26%) Network Security
2 5 (1.05%) DHCP
3 3 (0.63%) Intranet
3 3 (0.63%) DNS
3 3 (0.63%) IPv6
3 3 (0.63%) SAN
4 2 (0.42%) Broadband
4 2 (0.42%) LAN
4 2 (0.42%) NAS
4 2 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.42%) Wireless
5 1 (0.21%) Internet
5 1 (0.21%) HTTP
5 1 (0.21%) WAN
5 1 (0.21%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.58%) Big Data
2 12 (2.53%) Hadoop
2 12 (2.53%) HPCC
3 11 (2.32%) SQL Server
4 7 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.26%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.84%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (0.84%) SAP BW
7 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.42%) Base SAS
8 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.42%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.42%) MS Access
8 2 (0.42%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (1.47%) GDB
2 2 (0.42%) JIRA
2 2 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.21%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.21%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.21%) Subversion
3 1 (0.21%) Selenium
3 1 (0.21%) FitNesse
3 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
General
1 231 (48.63%) Finance
2 50 (10.53%) Banking
3 27 (5.68%) Front Office
4 24 (5.05%) Retail
5 15 (3.16%) Investment Banking
6 14 (2.95%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.32%) Back Office
7 11 (2.32%) Legal
7 11 (2.32%) Marketing
8 10 (2.11%) Publishing
9 9 (1.89%) Law
10 7 (1.47%) Retail Banking
11 6 (1.26%) Advertising
11 6 (1.26%) Financial Institution
12 5 (1.05%) Military
13 4 (0.84%) German Language
13 4 (0.84%) Automotive
13 4 (0.84%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.63%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 85 (17.89%) Analyst
2 60 (12.63%) Architect
3 55 (11.58%) Project Manager
4 40 (8.42%) Portfolio Manager
5 34 (7.16%) Business Analyst
6 33 (6.95%) PMO Analyst
7 30 (6.32%) Programme Manager
7 30 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
8 28 (5.89%) Consultant
9 27 (5.68%) Developer
9 27 (5.68%) PMO Manager
10 15 (3.16%) Senior Analyst
11 13 (2.74%) Change Manager
11 13 (2.74%) Coordinator
12 11 (2.32%) Enterprise Architect
12 11 (2.32%) Business Manager
13 9 (1.89%) Senior Architect
13 9 (1.89%) Resource Manager
13 9 (1.89%) C# Developer
14 8 (1.68%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.89%) HTML
2 8 (1.68%) .NET
2 8 (1.68%) CSS
3 6 (1.26%) Middleware
3 6 (1.26%) ASP.NET
3 6 (1.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (0.84%) WPF
4 4 (0.84%) jQuery
4 4 (0.84%) Web Services
4 4 (0.84%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.63%) WCF
5 3 (0.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.42%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.21%) JSP
7 1 (0.21%) JSON
7 1 (0.21%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.21%) XML
7 1 (0.21%) XSL
7 1 (0.21%) JMS
7 1 (0.21%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.21%) PMI
3 19 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.79%) Fixed Income
5 13 (2.74%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.32%) Equities
7 9 (1.89%) Derivative
8 8 (1.68%) User Experience
9 7 (1.47%) Mainframe
9 7 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.26%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.26%) Performance Metrics
11 5 (1.05%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.84%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.84%) Credit Risk
13 3 (0.63%) Market Risk
13 3 (0.63%) NHS
13 3 (0.63%) Streaming Video
13 3 (0.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 28 (5.89%) Windows
2 17 (3.58%) Linux
3 8 (1.68%) UNIX
4 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (0.84%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.63%) Solaris
6 2 (0.42%) AIX
6 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.21%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (38.53%) Project Management
2 87 (18.32%) Programme Management
3 82 (17.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 82 (17.26%) PRINCE2
4 69 (14.53%) Change Management
5 66 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (8.63%) Risk Management
7 40 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
8 38 (8.00%) Project Planning
9 35 (7.37%) ITIL
10 34 (7.16%) Coaching
11 32 (6.74%) Resource Management
12 27 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (5.26%) Waterfall
14 23 (4.84%) TOGAF
14 23 (4.84%) Mentoring
15 22 (4.63%) Asset Management
15 22 (4.63%) Service Management
16 20 (4.21%) Data Modelling
16 20 (4.21%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 36 (7.58%) SQL
2 20 (4.21%) Java
3 19 (4.00%) C#
4 11 (2.32%) C
5 9 (1.89%) VB
5 9 (1.89%) Python
5 9 (1.89%) C++
5 9 (1.89%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.89%) Perl
6 8 (1.68%) Shell Script
7 7 (1.47%) VC++
7 7 (1.47%) PHP
7 7 (1.47%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.05%) VBA
9 2 (0.42%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.21%) R
10 1 (0.21%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.21%) Ruby
10 1 (0.21%) REXX
10 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (11.16%) Degree
2 26 (5.47%) PMI Certification
3 24 (5.05%) Security Cleared
4 13 (2.74%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 11 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (1.89%) PMP
7 8 (1.68%) CISSP
8 7 (1.47%) ISEB
9 6 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (1.26%) APMP
10 3 (0.63%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 3 (0.63%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.42%) CAPM
12 1 (0.21%) NVQ Level 4
12 1 (0.21%) CISA
12 1 (0.21%) CISM
12 1 (0.21%) MBA
12 1 (0.21%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.63%) QA
2 16 (3.37%) P3O
3 11 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.32%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.05%) SLA
5 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.42%) COBIT
6 1 (0.21%) EMIR
6 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.21%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.21%) UCITS
6 1 (0.21%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.63%) XenApp
2 3 (0.63%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.42%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (0.84%) Control-M
2 3 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.21%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.21%) SCCM
3 1 (0.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (10.32%) Microsoft
2 38 (8.00%) Oracle
3 36 (7.58%) SAP
4 15 (3.16%) Planview
5 12 (2.53%) Splunk
6 11 (2.32%) HP
7 10 (2.11%) Citrix
7 10 (2.11%) Primavera
7 10 (2.11%) ArcSight
8 7 (1.47%) CheckPoint
8 7 (1.47%) Bloomberg
9 6 (1.26%) Charles River
9 6 (1.26%) CA
10 5 (1.05%) Murex
10 5 (1.05%) Siebel
10 5 (1.05%) IBM
10 5 (1.05%) McAfee
10 5 (1.05%) VMware
10 5 (1.05%) Tableau
11 4 (0.84%) SimCorp
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