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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portfolio Management
Rank 393 389 399
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 258 230 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.41% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.54% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 138 130
Average daily rate
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£463 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £625 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £56.97 £41.95 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.80% +13.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.97 £41.95 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+35.80% +12.61%

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
45685 42476 39076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.18% 76.04% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29782 26353 24011
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1243 1161 1109
Average hourly rate £31.44 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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
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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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 +2 234 £481 +6.94% 96
London +20 149 £523 -5.00% 64
South East -13 39 £350 -7.89% 5
City of London +22 36 £500 - 16
Scotland +3 18 £400 -23.80% 4
North West -24 18 £398 +9.79% 8
Berkshire +4 16 £265 -15.87%
Reading -2 9 £243 -23.01%
Stirling - 9 £375 -
West Midlands +9 8 £425 +203.57% 4
Hampshire +3 8 £306 +2.00% 1
East of England -2 8 £400 -6.97% 5
Milton Keynes -3 8 £390 +1.29%
Buckinghamshire -7 8 £390 +1.29%
Edinburgh -7 8 £425 -19.04% 4
Bedfordshire +12 7 £400 -25.58%
South West -12 6 £525 +64.06% 2
Cheshire -9 5 £433 - 1
Manchester -16 5 £300 -17.24% 6
Yorkshire - 5 £313 - 3
Wiltshire -2 4 - - 1
Surrey -2 4 £600 +50.00% 2
Croydon -16 4 £450 +12.50% 1
Warrington - 4 £433 -
Maidenhead +6 3 £350 -
Merseyside -6 3 £150 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £300 - 2
Dunstable - 3 £400 -
Preston +7 2 - -
Birmingham +5 2 £513 +83.03% 1

Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 226 (46.12%) Finance
2 173 (35.31%) Project Management
3 97 (19.80%) Stakeholder Management
3 97 (19.80%) PRINCE2
4 89 (18.16%) Banking
5 79 (16.12%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (14.49%) Programme Management
7 65 (13.27%) Change Management
7 65 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
8 49 (10.00%) SQL
8 49 (10.00%) Asset Management
9 45 (9.18%) MS Office
9 45 (9.18%) Front Office
10 44 (8.98%) Risk Management
10 44 (8.98%) MS Excel
10 44 (8.98%) SharePoint
10 44 (8.98%) MS PowerPoint
11 43 (8.78%) Microsoft
12 40 (8.16%) Investment Banking
13 37 (7.55%) ITIL
14 34 (6.94%) Oracle
14 34 (6.94%) Fixed Income
15 33 (6.73%) Windows
15 33 (6.73%) Investment Management
16 32 (6.53%) Project Planning
17 31 (6.33%) Degree
18 29 (5.92%) Enterprise Architecture
18 29 (5.92%) QA
18 29 (5.92%) Business Intelligence
19 28 (5.71%) Data Analysis

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 44 (8.98%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.06%) MS Exchange
3 13 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (1.84%) SAS
5 6 (1.22%) IIS
5 6 (1.22%) Lync
6 3 (0.61%) GemFire
6 3 (0.61%) JBoss
6 3 (0.61%) Apache
6 3 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.61%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.41%) CMS
7 2 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.41%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.41%) Drupal
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.20%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 45 (9.18%) MS Office
2 44 (8.98%) MS Excel
2 44 (8.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 25 (5.10%) MS Project
4 14 (2.86%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.22%) Open Workbench
6 3 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (4.29%) thinkFolio
2 11 (2.24%) LatentZero
3 8 (1.63%) CA PPM
4 7 (1.43%) SimCorp Dimension
5 4 (0.82%) Temenos T24
6 3 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.41%) Primavera
7 2 (0.41%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.20%) Maximo
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.20%) Temenos Globus
8 1 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.20%) ENOVIA
8 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.20%) Kondor+
8 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.20%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.20%) Eikon
8 1 (0.20%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.45%) SaaS
1 12 (2.45%) PaaS
2 4 (0.82%) Office 365
3 2 (0.41%) Google Drive
4 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.27%) DHCP
2 15 (3.06%) DNS
3 14 (2.86%) Firewall
4 7 (1.43%) SAN
5 2 (0.41%) Intranet
5 2 (0.41%) Internet
5 2 (0.41%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.41%) FTP
5 2 (0.41%) Network Security
5 2 (0.41%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.20%) WebEx
6 1 (0.20%) LDAP
6 1 (0.20%) NAS
6 1 (0.20%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.20%) Wireless
6 1 (0.20%) HTTP
6 1 (0.20%) VPN
6 1 (0.20%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.27%) Oracle Database
3 15 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.63%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.43%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.02%) OLAP
7 3 (0.61%) DB2
7 3 (0.61%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.61%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.41%) MS Access
8 2 (0.41%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.41%) HBase
8 2 (0.41%) Big Data
8 2 (0.41%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 4 (0.82%) JIRA
2 2 (0.41%) Subversion
2 2 (0.41%) Maven
2 2 (0.41%) Gradle
3 1 (0.20%) jMock
3 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.20%) JUnit
3 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.20%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (0.20%) ERwin
General
1 226 (46.12%) Finance
2 89 (18.16%) Banking
3 45 (9.18%) Front Office
4 40 (8.16%) Investment Banking
5 25 (5.10%) Retail
6 18 (3.67%) Back Office
7 15 (3.06%) Telecoms
8 14 (2.86%) Legal
9 13 (2.65%) Marketing
10 9 (1.84%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.43%) Automotive
11 7 (1.43%) Billing
11 7 (1.43%) Spanish Language
12 5 (1.02%) Private Banking
12 5 (1.02%) French Language
12 5 (1.02%) Publishing
12 5 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.82%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.82%) Portuguese Language
14 3 (0.61%) German Language
Job Titles
1 139 (28.37%) Analyst
2 62 (12.65%) Architect
3 61 (12.45%) Project Manager
4 56 (11.43%) Business Analyst
5 38 (7.76%) PMO Analyst
6 32 (6.53%) Portfolio Manager
7 29 (5.92%) Developer
8 26 (5.31%) PMO Manager
9 23 (4.69%) Programme Manager
10 22 (4.49%) Enterprise Architect
11 21 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
11 21 (4.29%) PMO Lead
12 18 (3.67%) Consultant
13 15 (3.06%) Infrastructure Architect
13 15 (3.06%) Senior Architect
14 14 (2.86%) Senior Manager
15 12 (2.45%) Data Analyst
15 12 (2.45%) Business Manager
16 11 (2.24%) Solutions Architect
17 10 (2.04%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.06%) .NET
2 9 (1.84%) WPF
2 9 (1.84%) HTML
3 8 (1.63%) AngularJS
4 6 (1.22%) Spring
4 6 (1.22%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.82%) Web Services
5 4 (0.82%) XML
5 4 (0.82%) DOM
5 4 (0.82%) HTML5
5 4 (0.82%) WCF
6 3 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (0.61%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.61%) Middleware
6 3 (0.61%) Hibernate
6 3 (0.61%) WinForms
6 3 (0.61%) J2EE
6 3 (0.61%) CSS
6 3 (0.61%) WebSockets
6 3 (0.61%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 65 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.94%) Fixed Income
3 26 (5.31%) Derivative
4 23 (4.69%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.27%) Equities
6 15 (3.06%) PMI
6 15 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 14 (2.86%) Data Centre
8 11 (2.24%) Data Structures
8 11 (2.24%) Credit Risk
8 11 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.84%) Hedge funds
9 9 (1.84%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.63%) Reference Data
11 7 (1.43%) Mainframe
12 6 (1.22%) E-Learning
13 4 (0.82%) User Experience
14 3 (0.61%) Visualisation
14 3 (0.61%) iPad
14 3 (0.61%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 33 (6.73%) Windows
2 15 (3.06%) Windows 7
3 11 (2.24%) UNIX
4 7 (1.43%) Linux
5 2 (0.41%) pSOS
6 1 (0.20%) Android
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (35.31%) Project Management
2 97 (19.80%) PRINCE2
2 97 (19.80%) Stakeholder Management
3 79 (16.12%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (14.49%) Programme Management
5 65 (13.27%) Change Management
6 49 (10.00%) Asset Management
7 44 (8.98%) Risk Management
8 37 (7.55%) ITIL
9 33 (6.73%) Investment Management
10 32 (6.53%) Project Planning
11 29 (5.92%) Business Intelligence
11 29 (5.92%) Enterprise Architecture
12 28 (5.71%) Data Analysis
12 28 (5.71%) Business Analysis
13 27 (5.51%) CRM
14 23 (4.69%) TOGAF
15 21 (4.29%) Validation
15 21 (4.29%) Migration
15 21 (4.29%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (10.00%) SQL
2 20 (4.08%) VBA
3 17 (3.47%) Java
3 17 (3.47%) JavaScript
4 13 (2.65%) C#
5 11 (2.24%) C
6 7 (1.43%) C++
6 7 (1.43%) Python
7 5 (1.02%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.82%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.61%) Perl
10 2 (0.41%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.41%) VB
11 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (6.33%) Degree
2 21 (4.29%) PMI Certification
3 19 (3.88%) Security Cleared
4 16 (3.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 16 (3.27%) ITIL Certification
4 16 (3.27%) PMP
5 14 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 10 (2.04%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.02%) CFA
8 4 (0.82%) APMP
9 3 (0.61%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.41%) CCEE
10 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.41%) MCSA
10 2 (0.41%) ISEB
10 2 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.41%) CCEA
11 1 (0.20%) CISSP
11 1 (0.20%) CISA
11 1 (0.20%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.92%) QA
2 21 (4.29%) P3O
3 8 (1.63%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.02%) SLA
6 2 (0.41%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.20%) COBIT
7 1 (0.20%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.20%) UCITS
7 1 (0.20%) COSO
7 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (3.27%) XenApp
2 15 (3.06%) XenDesktop
3 4 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.41%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.41%) HDFS
5 1 (0.20%) vCloud
5 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (2.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (0.61%) Control-M
3 2 (0.41%) SCCM
3 2 (0.41%) SCOM
4 1 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 43 (8.78%) Microsoft
2 34 (6.94%) Oracle
3 20 (4.08%) Citrix
4 15 (3.06%) Symantec
5 13 (2.65%) OpenText
5 13 (2.65%) SAP
5 13 (2.65%) Ventyx
6 12 (2.45%) IBM
7 11 (2.24%) Charles River
8 10 (2.04%) Sybase
9 9 (1.84%) Teradata
9 9 (1.84%) Bloomberg
10 8 (1.63%) Splunk
11 7 (1.43%) SimCorp
11 7 (1.43%) Planview
12 6 (1.22%) VMware
13 5 (1.02%) Sophis
13 5 (1.02%) CA
13 5 (1.02%) Murex
13 5 (1.02%) Fidessa
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London
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Surrey
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Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
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Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £700 - £900 per day
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London, England
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Derby
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Rate: £425 - £425 per day
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North West England
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Croydon
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