Period
to 18 October 2017

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 6 months to 18 October 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.

Portfolio Management
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 173 154
Rank change year-on-year +26 -19 +14
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 16 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.40% 0.20% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.25% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 13
Berkshire median daily rate £290 £320 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +20.75% -15.87%
10th Percentile £193 £283 £210
90th Percentile £338 £336 £355
South East median daily rate £325 £528 £375
% change year-on-year -38.45% +40.80% -7.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £28.37 - £9.67

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3316 3644 3894
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.02% 81.27% 78.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1707 1989 2123
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £262 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £570 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 141 170
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £17.06 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.21% -36.22% +56.71%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.50 £13.46
90th Percentile £38.53 £43.28 £40.42
South East median hourly rate £23.14 £24.18 £24.12
% change year-on-year -4.30% +0.25% +37.83%

Portfolio Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Portfolio Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Portfolio Management in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 3 £325 -
Reading +13 2 - -
Bracknell +8 1 - -
Slough - 1 £325 -
Portfolio Management
South East

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 11 (68.75%) Project Management
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) PMI Certification
3 7 (43.75%) MS Project Server
4 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (31.25%) PMI
5 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (31.25%) MS Visio
5 5 (31.25%) Dependency Management
5 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) Gantt Chart
6 4 (25.00%) PMO
6 4 (25.00%) Resource Allocation
6 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (25.00%) Demand Management
7 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
7 3 (18.75%) Analytics
7 3 (18.75%) OpenID
7 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
7 3 (18.75%) Data Architecture
7 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (18.75%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
7 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
7 3 (18.75%) Programme Management

Portfolio Management
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (43.75%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (31.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) BusinessObjects
General
1 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Architect
1 3 (18.75%) Data Architect
1 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
1 3 (18.75%) Project Planner
2 2 (12.50%) PMO Planner
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Business Development Executive
3 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Transformation
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Transformation Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Architect
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Sales Executive
3 1 (6.25%) Software Sales Executive
3 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (31.25%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Project Management
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Dependency Management
2 5 (31.25%) Gantt Chart
2 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
3 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (25.00%) Demand Management
3 4 (25.00%) Resource Allocation
4 3 (18.75%) Analytics
4 3 (18.75%) Change Management
4 3 (18.75%) Data Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
4 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
4 3 (18.75%) Monetization
4 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
4 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (12.50%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) PMI Certification
2 2 (12.50%) PMP
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) PMO
2 3 (18.75%) GDPR
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Cadence