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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Portfolio Management
Rank 443 427 379
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -48
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 199 221 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.39% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.50% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 132 185
Median daily rate £525 £450 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £400 £434
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.62% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.00 -

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
44199 44580 42439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.21% 79.49% 78.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 29376 28650 26727
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1208 1228
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -20 180 £528 +17.33% 53
London -16 101 £529 +0.76% 30
South East +1 28 £600 +33.33% 6
North West +12 24 £500 +45.98% 6
City of London +20 14 £513 -0.48% 13
South West +6 12 £501 +2.82% 1
Scotland -20 12 £450 -
Lancashire +7 10 £450 +31.38%
Feltham - 9 £563 -
Blackpool +4 8 £475 +38.68%
Manchester -1 8 £488 +62.50% 5
Wiltshire -1 8 £601 -
Edinburgh -14 7 £450 -
Yorkshire -6 6 £543 +66.92% 5
Middlesex - 6 £528 -
Buckinghamshire +14 5 £700 +100.00%
Milton Keynes +8 5 £700 +105.88%
Berkshire -8 5 £330 -11.40% 2
East of England +11 4 £675 +58.82% 2
Bristol +5 4 £350 -28.20% 1
West Yorkshire -7 4 £429 +31.92%
West Midlands -24 4 £450 -15.09% 1
Swindon - 4 - -
Hertfordshire +11 3 £450 -15.29% 1
Oxfordshire +8 3 £313 +19.04%
Canary Wharf +7 3 £400 -46.66%
Oxford +5 3 £313 +19.04%
Cheshire -1 3 £711 +83.48%
Merseyside - 3 £475 -
Newport +21 2 £338 -3.57%

Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 167 (40.44%) Finance
2 123 (29.78%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (28.57%) Project Management
4 96 (23.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 74 (17.92%) Banking
6 61 (14.77%) Programme Management
7 49 (11.86%) Risk Management
8 48 (11.62%) ITIL
9 47 (11.38%) MS Excel
10 44 (10.65%) Microsoft
10 44 (10.65%) PRINCE2
11 41 (9.93%) Security Cleared
12 39 (9.44%) Asset Management
13 37 (8.96%) JavaScript
14 36 (8.72%) Change Management
14 36 (8.72%) AngularJS
14 36 (8.72%) ServiceNow
15 34 (8.23%) Analytics
15 34 (8.23%) Service Delivery
16 30 (7.26%) Investment Banking
16 30 (7.26%) Java
17 29 (7.02%) Oracle
17 29 (7.02%) Migration
17 29 (7.02%) Scrum
18 28 (6.78%) Front Office
18 28 (6.78%) Service Management
19 26 (6.30%) MS PowerPoint
20 25 (6.05%) Performance Management
20 25 (6.05%) Waterfall
21 24 (5.81%) Investment Management

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 21 (5.08%) CMS
2 15 (3.63%) Jetty
2 15 (3.63%) SAS
2 15 (3.63%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.73%) Confluence
4 3 (0.73%) IIS
4 3 (0.73%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.48%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.48%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.24%) Apache
6 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 47 (11.38%) MS Excel
2 26 (6.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 21 (5.08%) MS Office
4 20 (4.84%) MS Project
5 11 (2.66%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.24%) Shockwave
7 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.69%) Primavera
2 4 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.48%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.48%) Misys Opics
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.24%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.12%) Office 365
2 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.48%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.48%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.69%) Intranet
1 7 (1.69%) SAN
2 4 (0.97%) Skype
3 2 (0.48%) Firewall
3 2 (0.48%) Internet
3 2 (0.48%) WebEx
4 1 (0.24%) DHCP
4 1 (0.24%) DNS
4 1 (0.24%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.24%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.24%) Network Security
4 1 (0.24%) SNMP
4 1 (0.24%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.24%) VPN
4 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.60%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.18%) Oracle Database
2 9 (2.18%) QlikView
3 8 (1.94%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.94%) Oracle BI EE
3 8 (1.94%) Qlik Sense
4 6 (1.45%) MS Access
5 5 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.97%) Big Data
6 4 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.48%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.48%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.73%) JIRA
2 2 (0.48%) ERwin
2 2 (0.48%) Moq
2 2 (0.48%) NCrunch
2 2 (0.48%) NUnit
2 2 (0.48%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (0.48%) ReSharper
2 2 (0.48%) StyleCop
3 1 (0.24%) jMock
3 1 (0.24%) JUnit
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
General
1 167 (40.44%) Finance
2 74 (17.92%) Banking
3 30 (7.26%) Investment Banking
4 28 (6.78%) Front Office
5 18 (4.36%) Retail
6 14 (3.39%) Telecoms
7 13 (3.15%) Retail Banking
8 12 (2.91%) Legal
9 8 (1.94%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.69%) Marketing
11 6 (1.45%) Back Office
12 5 (1.21%) Dutch Language
13 4 (0.97%) Electronics
13 4 (0.97%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.73%) Advertising
14 3 (0.73%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.48%) Games
15 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 60 (14.53%) Developer
2 54 (13.08%) Project Manager
3 47 (11.38%) Analyst
4 40 (9.69%) Architect
5 32 (7.75%) Portfolio Manager
6 28 (6.78%) Consultant
7 23 (5.57%) Agile Coach
8 22 (5.33%) Programme Manager
9 15 (3.63%) PMO Manager
10 14 (3.39%) IT Manager
10 14 (3.39%) Senior Manager
11 12 (2.91%) PMO Analyst
11 12 (2.91%) ServiceNow Developer
11 12 (2.91%) Technical Architect
12 11 (2.66%) Applications Support
13 10 (2.42%) IT Project Manager
13 10 (2.42%) Risk Analyst
14 9 (2.18%) Excel Developer
14 9 (2.18%) Lead Developer
14 9 (2.18%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (8.72%) AngularJS
2 21 (5.08%) Web Services
3 19 (4.60%) HTML
4 17 (4.12%) .NET
4 17 (4.12%) CSS
5 16 (3.87%) REST
6 15 (3.63%) CSS3
6 15 (3.63%) HTML5
6 15 (3.63%) Spring
6 15 (3.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 15 (3.63%) WebSockets
7 10 (2.42%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.97%) WPF
9 2 (0.48%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.48%) XML
9 2 (0.48%) XSL
10 1 (0.24%) Flash
10 1 (0.24%) Middleware
10 1 (0.24%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.60%) CMDB
3 16 (3.87%) Credit Risk
3 16 (3.87%) Data Centre
3 16 (3.87%) Derivative
3 16 (3.87%) Management Information System
3 16 (3.87%) User Experience
4 9 (2.18%) Mobile Banking
5 8 (1.94%) Data Integration
6 7 (1.69%) Mainframe
6 7 (1.69%) Reference Data
7 6 (1.45%) Equities
8 5 (1.21%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.21%) Microsoft Licensing
9 4 (0.97%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.97%) PMI
9 4 (0.97%) Social Media
10 3 (0.73%) OTC Derivatives
10 3 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.66%) Windows
2 6 (1.45%) Unix
3 5 (1.21%) Android
3 5 (1.21%) Linux
4 4 (0.97%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.97%) Solaris
5 2 (0.48%) AIX
5 2 (0.48%) MVS
5 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (29.78%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (28.57%) Project Management
3 96 (23.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 61 (14.77%) Programme Management
5 49 (11.86%) Risk Management
6 48 (11.62%) ITIL
7 44 (10.65%) PRINCE2
8 39 (9.44%) Asset Management
9 36 (8.72%) Change Management
10 34 (8.23%) Analytics
10 34 (8.23%) Service Delivery
11 29 (7.02%) Migration
11 29 (7.02%) Scrum
12 28 (6.78%) Service Management
13 25 (6.05%) Performance Management
13 25 (6.05%) Waterfall
14 24 (5.81%) Investment Management
15 23 (5.57%) Wealth Management
16 22 (5.33%) Coaching
17 21 (5.08%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (8.96%) JavaScript
2 30 (7.26%) Java
3 21 (5.08%) VBA
4 20 (4.84%) SQL
5 17 (4.12%) C#
6 9 (2.18%) T-SQL
7 7 (1.69%) VB
8 5 (1.21%) MATLAB
9 4 (0.97%) C
9 4 (0.97%) C++
9 4 (0.97%) PL/SQL
9 4 (0.97%) Python
9 4 (0.97%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.73%) SAS Macro
11 2 (0.48%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.48%) R
11 2 (0.48%) XAML
12 1 (0.24%) ABAP
12 1 (0.24%) PHP
12 1 (0.24%) Scala
Qualifications
1 41 (9.93%) Security Cleared
2 19 (4.60%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.63%) Degree
4 11 (2.66%) PMI Certification
5 9 (2.18%) PMP
6 7 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (1.21%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.97%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.73%) ISEB
11 2 (0.48%) APMG
11 2 (0.48%) CISSP
12 1 (0.24%) CCEA
12 1 (0.24%) CCEE
12 1 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.24%) CLAS
12 1 (0.24%) IISP
12 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.36%) QA
2 14 (3.39%) P3O
3 13 (3.15%) COBIT
4 10 (2.42%) SLA
5 8 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (1.69%) Data Quality
6 7 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (1.69%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.73%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.48%) Basel II
9 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (1.21%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.48%) vSphere
4 1 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.24%) HDFS
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.24%) XenApp
4 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (0.97%) SCOM
2 2 (0.48%) HP NNM
2 2 (0.48%) HP SIM
2 2 (0.48%) SCCM
3 1 (0.24%) SafeCom
3 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (10.65%) Microsoft
2 36 (8.72%) ServiceNow
3 29 (7.02%) Oracle
4 17 (4.12%) Bloomberg
4 17 (4.12%) SAP
5 16 (3.87%) Charles River
6 12 (2.91%) Reuters
7 8 (1.94%) FactSet
7 8 (1.94%) HP
8 7 (1.69%) FrontRange
9 6 (1.45%) Google
9 6 (1.45%) Splunk
10 5 (1.21%) Cisco
10 5 (1.21%) Citrix
11 4 (0.97%) Planview
11 4 (0.97%) Sun
11 4 (0.97%) Veritas
12 3 (0.73%) Polycom
12 3 (0.73%) Qualys
12 3 (0.73%) SimCorp
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