The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Portfolio Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Portfolio Management over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Portfolio Management
South East / Berkshire
Rank 95 124 129
Rank change year-on-year +29 +5  
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 4 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.22% 0.081% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.10% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £290 £800 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -63.75% +247.82%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year - -5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 - -

Portfolio Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1459 1977 2201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.47% 80.33% 75.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 1023 1147
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 45 54
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £96.60 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Portfolio Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Portfolio Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Portfolio Management in Berkshire

Portfolio Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Portfolio Management in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Portfolio Management in Berkshire

Portfolio Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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
Slough - 3 £290 -
Wokingham - 1 - -
Portfolio Management
South East

Portfolio Management
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Portfolio Management.

1 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 3 (60.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Service Design
2 3 (60.00%) PMO
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (20.00%) Local Government
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Engagement Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engagement Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Service Design
2 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) PMO
2 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft