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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Portfolio Management
Rank 466 408 401
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -7
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 171 269 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.47% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.57% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 178 152
Median daily rate £500 £463 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +6.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £800 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Median hourly rate - £56.97 £41.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £56.97 £41.95
% change year-on-year
- +35.80%

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
43784 46844 44845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.15% 81.14% 77.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29028 30621 28126
Median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1146 1304 1230
Median hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -56 163 £503 +8.64% 42
London -52 99 £525 - 18
South East -9 23 £514 +46.85% 9
City of London +12 20 £525 +5.00% 8
East of England +21 12 £230 -44.24% 7
South West +16 9 £400 +77.77%
Yorkshire +18 8 £638 +104.00% 2
West Midlands -16 7 £419 -1.47% 3
South Yorkshire +8 6 £650 +55.68%
Sheffield +5 6 £650 +100.00%
Berkshire -5 6 £314 +29.48%
Bristol +2 5 £440 +95.55%
Feltham - 5 £525 -
Wiltshire +10 4 £350 -
Surrey +8 4 £500 -16.66% 1
Birmingham -4 4 £451 -11.95% 1
Scotland -9 4 £380 -1.93% 1
Essex - 4 £230 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £625 - 3
Middlesex - 4 £528 - 1
Buckinghamshire +21 3 £725 +61.11%
Edinburgh +13 3 £340 -22.28%
Hampshire +9 3 £375 +22.54% 1
Bracknell - 3 £320 -
Milton Keynes +6 2 £725 +61.11%
Reading +2 2 £322 +46.36%
Bedfordshire -6 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £438 - 1
Luton - 2 - - 1
Swindon - 2 £425 -

Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 146 (39.57%) Finance
2 141 (38.21%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (28.46%) Project Management
4 86 (23.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 61 (16.53%) Programme Management
6 48 (13.01%) Banking
7 47 (12.74%) PRINCE2
8 44 (11.92%) Waterfall
9 41 (11.11%) Change Management
10 38 (10.30%) Risk Management
10 38 (10.30%) Analytics
11 36 (9.76%) Security Cleared
11 36 (9.76%) JavaScript
11 36 (9.76%) MS Excel
11 36 (9.76%) ServiceNow
12 34 (9.21%) Translating Business Requirements
12 34 (9.21%) Scrum
13 32 (8.67%) MS PowerPoint
13 32 (8.67%) AngularJS
13 32 (8.67%) ITIL
14 30 (8.13%) Degree
14 30 (8.13%) Asset Management
15 29 (7.86%) Service Delivery
15 29 (7.86%) CMDB
16 28 (7.59%) Content Management
16 28 (7.59%) Microsoft
17 27 (7.32%) Web Services
17 27 (7.32%) CMS
18 26 (7.05%) Management Information System
18 26 (7.05%) DevOps

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 27 (7.32%) CMS
2 13 (3.52%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.98%) SAS
4 4 (1.08%) Confluence
5 3 (0.81%) IIS
5 3 (0.81%) Jetty
5 3 (0.81%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.54%) Apache
6 2 (0.54%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.27%) nginx
7 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 32 (8.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 24 (6.50%) MS Office
3 24 (6.50%) MS Project
4 9 (2.44%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.54%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.36%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.08%) Primavera
2 4 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.54%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.27%) Investran
4 1 (0.27%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.27%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.27%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.36%) Office 365
2 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.81%) Firewall
1 3 (0.81%) Internet
1 3 (0.81%) Network Security
1 3 (0.81%) SAN
1 3 (0.81%) WAN
2 2 (0.54%) Broadband
2 2 (0.54%) LAN
3 1 (0.27%) DSL
3 1 (0.27%) Intranet
3 1 (0.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.44%) QlikView
2 9 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (2.17%) Qlik Sense
4 7 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.36%) MS Access
6 5 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.08%) Big Data
7 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.81%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.54%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.27%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.27%) HBase
10 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (4.61%) JIRA
2 11 (2.98%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.63%) VersionOne
4 4 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.81%) Maven
6 2 (0.54%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Blend
6 2 (0.54%) Moq
6 2 (0.54%) NCrunch
6 2 (0.54%) NUnit
6 2 (0.54%) ReSharper
6 2 (0.54%) StyleCop
7 1 (0.27%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.27%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.27%) Gradle
7 1 (0.27%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.27%) jMock
7 1 (0.27%) Selenium
7 1 (0.27%) SonarQube
General
1 146 (39.57%) Finance
2 48 (13.01%) Banking
3 20 (5.42%) Front Office
4 18 (4.88%) Legal
5 15 (4.07%) Investment Banking
6 13 (3.52%) Retail
7 12 (3.25%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.44%) Marketing
9 8 (2.17%) Law
10 7 (1.90%) Advertising
11 6 (1.63%) Back Office
11 6 (1.63%) Manufacturing
12 5 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (1.08%) Electronics
13 4 (1.08%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.54%) Automotive
14 2 (0.54%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.27%) Publishing
15 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 56 (15.18%) Project Manager
2 50 (13.55%) Analyst
3 46 (12.47%) Developer
4 34 (9.21%) Portfolio Manager
5 31 (8.40%) Agile Coach
6 24 (6.50%) Consultant
7 23 (6.23%) Architect
8 21 (5.69%) PMO Manager
9 20 (5.42%) ServiceNow Developer
10 18 (4.88%) Programme Manager
11 14 (3.79%) Senior Manager
12 13 (3.52%) Business Analyst
13 10 (2.71%) PMO Analyst
14 9 (2.44%) C# Developer
14 9 (2.44%) PMO Lead
14 9 (2.44%) Risk Analyst
15 8 (2.17%) Change Manager
15 8 (2.17%) Credit Analyst
15 8 (2.17%) Credit Risk Analyst
15 8 (2.17%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (8.67%) AngularJS
2 27 (7.32%) Web Services
3 13 (3.52%) .NET
4 7 (1.90%) HTML
4 7 (1.90%) HTML5
4 7 (1.90%) WPF
5 6 (1.63%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.36%) REST
7 3 (0.81%) CSS
7 3 (0.81%) CSS3
7 3 (0.81%) jQuery
7 3 (0.81%) Spring
7 3 (0.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (0.81%) WebSockets
8 2 (0.54%) Ajax
8 2 (0.54%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.54%) LINQ
8 2 (0.54%) NHibernate
8 2 (0.54%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.86%) CMDB
2 26 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (7.05%) Management Information System
3 25 (6.78%) User Experience
4 16 (4.34%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.25%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.71%) Credit Risk
7 9 (2.44%) PMI
8 8 (2.17%) Equities
8 8 (2.17%) Fixed Income
9 6 (1.63%) Psychology
10 5 (1.36%) Derivative
10 5 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.36%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.36%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.08%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.08%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.81%) Economics
12 3 (0.81%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.63%) Unix
2 5 (1.36%) Windows
3 3 (0.81%) Linux
4 2 (0.54%) AIX
5 1 (0.27%) CentOS
5 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (38.21%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (28.46%) Project Management
3 86 (23.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 61 (16.53%) Programme Management
5 47 (12.74%) PRINCE2
6 44 (11.92%) Waterfall
7 41 (11.11%) Change Management
8 38 (10.30%) Analytics
8 38 (10.30%) Risk Management
9 34 (9.21%) Scrum
9 34 (9.21%) Translating Business Requirements
10 32 (8.67%) ITIL
11 30 (8.13%) Asset Management
12 29 (7.86%) Service Delivery
13 28 (7.59%) Content Management
14 26 (7.05%) DevOps
15 25 (6.78%) Service Design
16 23 (6.23%) Continuous Improvement
17 21 (5.69%) Project Planning
18 20 (5.42%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 36 (9.76%) JavaScript
2 18 (4.88%) C#
3 16 (4.34%) SQL
4 14 (3.79%) Java
5 11 (2.98%) VBA
6 6 (1.63%) XAML
7 5 (1.36%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.08%) C
9 3 (0.81%) SAS Macro
10 2 (0.54%) Python
10 2 (0.54%) Scala
10 2 (0.54%) VB
11 1 (0.27%) ABAP
11 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.27%) Perl
11 1 (0.27%) PHP
11 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.27%) Ruby
11 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 30 (8.13%) Degree
3 23 (6.23%) SC Cleared
4 16 (4.34%) PMI Certification
5 14 (3.79%) PMP
6 6 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.36%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (1.08%) APMP
8 4 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.81%) CISSP
9 3 (0.81%) ISEB
9 3 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.27%) CLAS
11 1 (0.27%) IISP
11 1 (0.27%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.23%) QA
2 8 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.90%) SLA
4 6 (1.63%) P3O
5 5 (1.36%) COBIT
6 4 (1.08%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (1.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.54%) vSphere
4 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.27%) HDFS
4 1 (0.27%) vCloud
4 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (1.90%) Puppet
2 6 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.54%) HP NNM
3 2 (0.54%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.27%) Ansible
4 1 (0.27%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.27%) MOM
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.27%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.27%) Salt
4 1 (0.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (9.76%) ServiceNow
2 28 (7.59%) Microsoft
3 20 (5.42%) SAP
4 16 (4.34%) Oracle
5 10 (2.71%) HP
6 8 (2.17%) Rally
7 7 (1.90%) Charles River
7 7 (1.90%) Planview
8 6 (1.63%) DevExpress
8 6 (1.63%) Splunk
9 4 (1.08%) Bloomberg
9 4 (1.08%) Qualys
9 4 (1.08%) SimCorp
10 3 (0.81%) VMware
11 2 (0.54%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.54%) Cisco
11 2 (0.54%) Citrix
11 2 (0.54%) EMC
11 2 (0.54%) Google
11 2 (0.54%) Telerik
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