The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portfolio Management
Rank 377 368 391
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +23
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 226 216 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.58% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 137 118
Average daily rate
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£501 £461 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.67% -4.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £436 £475 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.15% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £41.95 £37.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.37% +89.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.95 £37.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+12.61% +91.02%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40519 37298 40761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.05% 72.96% 70.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 25042 22618 23491
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1163 1058 1467
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 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 -26 207 £501 +8.67% 51
London +11 125 £550 +22.22% 30
South East -17 28 £375 -25.00% 7
East of England -7 18 £469 +14.32% 1
South West -22 15 £380 -15.32% 4
City of London -9 14 £575 +26.02% 14
Berkshire +2 12 £315 -13.69% 2
Swindon +3 8 £320 -17.68%
Wiltshire -5 8 £320 -24.26% 1
North West -4 7 £444 -2.47% 2
Bedfordshire - 7 £538 -
Surrey -10 6 £369 -17.94% 1
Scotland -21 6 £425 -22.72% 1
Reading +9 5 £315 -13.69% 1
East Midlands +4 5 £525 -13.40%
Yorkshire +5 4 £281 - 4
West Yorkshire +4 4 £281 - 4
Kingston Upon Thames +1 4 £325 -
Leeds -5 4 £281 - 3
Luton - 4 £503 -
South Wales - 4 - -
Wales - 4 - -
Hertfordshire 0 3 £378 -31.36%
Bristol -25 3 £613 +40.00%
Derbyshire - 3 £525 -
Buckinghamshire 0 2 £375 -
Milton Keynes -3 2 £375 -
Hampshire -12 2 £485 -3.00% 2
West Midlands -24 2 - - 2
Glasgow - 2 - -

Portfolio Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 170 (36.72%) Finance
2 159 (34.34%) Project Management
3 117 (25.27%) PRINCE2
4 83 (17.93%) Programme Management
5 65 (14.04%) ITIL
5 65 (14.04%) MS Excel
6 64 (13.82%) MS Project
6 64 (13.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 61 (13.17%) Change Management
8 58 (12.53%) Microsoft
9 56 (12.10%) Banking
10 52 (11.23%) Security Cleared
11 49 (10.58%) Asset Management
12 47 (10.15%) Front Office
13 45 (9.72%) PMI Certification
14 44 (9.50%) SharePoint
15 43 (9.29%) Degree
16 42 (9.07%) SQL
17 41 (8.86%) QA
17 41 (8.86%) SC Cleared
18 40 (8.64%) PMI
19 38 (8.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 36 (7.78%) Risk Management
21 34 (7.34%) Fixed Income
21 34 (7.34%) Analytics
22 33 (7.13%) SAP
22 33 (7.13%) Project Planning
23 32 (6.91%) Service Delivery
24 31 (6.70%) Back Office
25 30 (6.48%) MS Project Server

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 44 (9.50%) SharePoint
2 30 (6.48%) MS Project Server
3 8 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.08%) MQSeries
5 5 (1.08%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.08%) IIS
6 4 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (0.86%) TIBCO EMS
6 4 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
6 4 (0.86%) WebSphere Process Server
7 3 (0.65%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.22%) Apache
9 1 (0.22%) SAS
9 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.22%) CMS
9 1 (0.22%) Drupal
9 1 (0.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 65 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 64 (13.82%) MS Project
3 27 (5.83%) MS Office
4 22 (4.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (4.10%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.43%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.43%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.22%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (1.08%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.65%) Sophis RISQUE
2 3 (0.65%) LatentZero
2 3 (0.65%) Minerva
2 3 (0.65%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.65%) CA Clarity
3 2 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.43%) SAP PS
3 2 (0.43%) Summit
4 1 (0.22%) Agresso
4 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.22%) Capstone
4 1 (0.22%) Tesseract
4 1 (0.22%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.22%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.22%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.22%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.08%) Force.com
2 5 (1.08%) Google Apps
3 4 (0.86%) SaaS
4 3 (0.65%) Office 365
5 2 (0.43%) PaaS
5 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.51%) HTTP
1 7 (1.51%) SSL
2 6 (1.30%) LAN
3 5 (1.08%) Intranet
3 5 (1.08%) Internet
3 5 (1.08%) Firewall
4 4 (0.86%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.65%) Network Security
5 3 (0.65%) WAN
6 1 (0.22%) LTE
6 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.22%) Wireless
6 1 (0.22%) MPLS
6 1 (0.22%) DOCSIS
6 1 (0.22%) DSL
6 1 (0.22%) DVB
6 1 (0.22%) DNS
6 1 (0.22%) SAN
6 1 (0.22%) VoIP
6 1 (0.22%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.81%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.51%) MS Access
3 7 (1.51%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.65%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.65%) EDRMS
6 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.43%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.43%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.43%) QlikView
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.51%) JIRA
3 3 (0.65%) JUnit
3 3 (0.65%) Maven
4 2 (0.43%) Grunt
4 2 (0.43%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.22%) NUnit
5 1 (0.22%) Subversion
5 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 170 (36.72%) Finance
2 56 (12.10%) Banking
3 47 (10.15%) Front Office
4 31 (6.70%) Back Office
5 27 (5.83%) Retail
6 25 (5.40%) Investment Banking
7 10 (2.16%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.94%) Marketing
9 8 (1.73%) Billing
10 6 (1.30%) Advertising
11 5 (1.08%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.43%) French Language
13 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.43%) Law
13 2 (0.43%) International Banking
14 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.22%) Games
14 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 147 (31.75%) Analyst
2 86 (18.57%) Project Manager
3 70 (15.12%) Business Analyst
4 43 (9.29%) Portfolio Manager
5 38 (8.21%) PMO Analyst
6 26 (5.62%) Developer
7 24 (5.18%) Programme Manager
8 18 (3.89%) Senior Analyst
8 18 (3.89%) PMO Manager
9 17 (3.67%) Project Analyst
9 17 (3.67%) Consultant
10 16 (3.46%) Senior Manager
11 15 (3.24%) Architect
12 11 (2.38%) Senior Project Manager
12 11 (2.38%) PMO Lead
13 10 (2.16%) Charles River Business Analyst
13 10 (2.16%) Data Analyst
13 10 (2.16%) Applications Support
14 9 (1.94%) Solutions Architect
14 9 (1.94%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.18%) Web Services
2 13 (2.81%) .NET
3 12 (2.59%) XML
4 10 (2.16%) HTML
5 8 (1.73%) HTML5
6 7 (1.51%) Java EE
6 7 (1.51%) REST
7 6 (1.30%) WCF
7 6 (1.30%) JMS
7 6 (1.30%) CSS
8 5 (1.08%) SOAP
8 5 (1.08%) WSDL
8 5 (1.08%) Middleware
9 4 (0.86%) WPF
9 4 (0.86%) Apache Camel
10 3 (0.65%) CSS3
10 3 (0.65%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.65%) jQuery
10 3 (0.65%) JSON
10 3 (0.65%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.64%) PMI
2 34 (7.34%) Fixed Income
3 28 (6.05%) Management Information System
4 21 (4.54%) CMDB
5 13 (2.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (2.81%) Equities
6 12 (2.59%) Market Risk
7 11 (2.38%) Derivative
8 9 (1.94%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.73%) GIS
10 7 (1.51%) Credit Risk
11 6 (1.30%) Reference Data
11 6 (1.30%) Economics
12 5 (1.08%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.86%) Data Integration
13 4 (0.86%) Visualisation
13 4 (0.86%) Open Source
13 4 (0.86%) Hedge funds
13 4 (0.86%) NHS
14 3 (0.65%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.16%) Windows
2 5 (1.08%) Linux
2 5 (1.08%) Windows XP
2 5 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.22%) Android
3 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (34.34%) Project Management
2 117 (25.27%) PRINCE2
3 83 (17.93%) Programme Management
4 65 (14.04%) ITIL
5 64 (13.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 61 (13.17%) Change Management
7 49 (10.58%) Asset Management
8 36 (7.78%) Risk Management
9 34 (7.34%) Analytics
10 33 (7.13%) Project Planning
11 32 (6.91%) Service Delivery
12 30 (6.48%) Investment Management
13 29 (6.26%) Waterfall
14 27 (5.83%) User Acceptance Testing
14 27 (5.83%) CMMI
14 27 (5.83%) Scrum
15 25 (5.40%) Continuous Improvement
16 24 (5.18%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (5.18%) Business Analysis
17 23 (4.97%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (9.07%) SQL
2 17 (3.67%) Java
3 15 (3.24%) VBA
4 14 (3.02%) C#
5 12 (2.59%) C
6 7 (1.51%) C++
7 5 (1.08%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.08%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.08%) Python
8 3 (0.65%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.43%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.22%) RPG
Qualifications
1 52 (11.23%) Security Cleared
2 45 (9.72%) PMI Certification
3 43 (9.29%) Degree
4 41 (8.86%) SC Cleared
5 38 (8.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 16 (3.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 15 (3.24%) ISEB
8 8 (1.73%) PMP
9 4 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.86%) NVQ Level 4
9 4 (0.86%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.65%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 3 (0.65%) CIMA
11 1 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.22%) MCSE
11 1 (0.22%) CCIE
11 1 (0.22%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.86%) QA
2 28 (6.05%) P3O
3 7 (1.51%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.86%) EMIR
5 3 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.65%) MiFID
6 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.43%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.43%) COBIT
7 1 (0.22%) Basel III
System Software
1 16 (3.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.43%) Puppet
2 1 (0.22%) Control-M
2 1 (0.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (12.53%) Microsoft
2 33 (7.13%) SAP
3 20 (4.32%) Charles River
3 20 (4.32%) SolarWinds
4 14 (3.02%) Oracle
5 9 (1.94%) IBM
6 7 (1.51%) Hyperion
6 7 (1.51%) TIBCO
6 7 (1.51%) PeopleSoft
6 7 (1.51%) Google
6 7 (1.51%) Planview
7 6 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.08%) thinkFolio
8 5 (1.08%) Tableau
8 5 (1.08%) Business Objects
8 5 (1.08%) HP
8 5 (1.08%) Software AG
9 4 (0.86%) Cognos
9 4 (0.86%) Cisco
9 4 (0.86%) SimCorp
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
BPXNet
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £275 - £300 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago