Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 20 August 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 223 194 217
Rank change year-on-year -29 +23 +11
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 34 48 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.48% 0.73% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.82% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 29
City of London median daily rate £568 £575 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.30% +15.00% -
10th Percentile £400 £401 £310
90th Percentile £730 £775 £755
Central London median daily rate £575 £575 £500
% change year-on-year - +15.00% +2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,120 5,879 5,938
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.24% 88.94% 87.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,845 4,547 4,777
City of London median daily rate £510 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.44%
10th Percentile £326 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 55 43
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.54 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.96% +2.70% -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.29 £13.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £28.55 £31.20 £46.31
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.58% -5.00% -4.76%

Portfolio Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Portfolio Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Portfolio Management in the City of London

Portfolio Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Portfolio Management in the City of London

Portfolio Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Portfolio Management in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Portfolio Management in the City of London

Portfolio Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Portfolio Management in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Portfolio Management in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Portfolio Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Portfolio Management.

1 20 (58.82%) Finance
2 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (29.41%) SQL
4 7 (20.59%) Python
4 7 (20.59%) Project Management
4 7 (20.59%) Back Office
4 7 (20.59%) Banking
4 7 (20.59%) PMO
5 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
6 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
6 5 (14.71%) Fixed Income
6 5 (14.71%) SDLC
7 4 (11.76%) Reinsurance
7 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
7 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (11.76%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (11.76%) Workflow
7 4 (11.76%) Java
7 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 4 (11.76%) Intranet
7 4 (11.76%) Tandem
7 4 (11.76%) Degree
7 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
8 3 (8.82%) Node.js
8 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
8 3 (8.82%) Data Architecture

Portfolio Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) Apache Solr
2 2 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) ReMetrica
1 2 (5.88%) thinkFolio
2 1 (2.94%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.94%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 2 (5.88%) SaaS
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Intranet
2 3 (8.82%) Internet
3 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.88%) Data Lake
2 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.88%) HBase
2 2 (5.88%) MySQL
2 2 (5.88%) Power BI
2 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.88%) Riak
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.88%) Jasmine
2 2 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (5.88%) Maven
2 2 (5.88%) webpack
3 1 (2.94%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (58.82%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Back Office
2 7 (20.59%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Prime Brokerage
3 2 (5.88%) Private Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Analyst
2 4 (11.76%) Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) IT Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Salesforce Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Governance Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 2 (5.88%) IT Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) IT Governance Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Programme Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
2 3 (8.82%) CSS
2 3 (8.82%) HTML
2 3 (8.82%) Node.js
2 3 (8.82%) React
3 2 (5.88%) D3.js
3 2 (5.88%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.94%) Angular 2
4 1 (2.94%) HTML5
4 1 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Fixed Income
1 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Reinsurance
2 4 (11.76%) Tandem
3 3 (8.82%) Derivative
4 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.88%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.94%) Fintech
5 1 (2.94%) FMCG
5 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.94%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) Project Management
3 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
4 5 (14.71%) SDLC
5 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (11.76%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
5 4 (11.76%) Workflow
6 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
6 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.82%) Change Management
6 3 (8.82%) Data Architecture
6 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.82%) Document Management
6 3 (8.82%) Information Management
6 3 (8.82%) OO
6 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) Python
3 4 (11.76%) Java
4 3 (8.82%) TypeScript
5 2 (5.88%) C
5 2 (5.88%) C++
5 2 (5.88%) MATLAB
5 2 (5.88%) R
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.94%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.88%) Charles River
3 2 (5.88%) Sybase
4 1 (2.94%) Temenos