Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 222 209 199
Rank change year-on-year -13 -10 +5
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 31 41 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.46% 0.58% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.65% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 38 28
City of London median daily rate £550 £575 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +17.95% +2.63%
10th Percentile £314 £354 £269
90th Percentile £624 £775 £600
Central London median daily rate £550 £571 £500
% change year-on-year -3.59% +14.10% +5.26%
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 5,976 6,296 5,560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.84% 89.15% 88.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,679 5,018 4,412
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £318 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £665
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 61 50
City of London median hourly rate £19.13 £18.70 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -11.48% -1.43%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.81 £13.73
90th Percentile £35.21 £31.50 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.94% +6.58% -10.06%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019, 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 17 (54.84%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (22.58%) Project Management
3 7 (22.58%) PMO
4 6 (19.35%) SDLC
4 6 (19.35%) SLA
4 6 (19.35%) Asset Management
4 6 (19.35%) Change Management
4 6 (19.35%) Incident Management
5 5 (16.13%) Degree
5 5 (16.13%) CMDB
5 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
5 5 (16.13%) Release Management
5 5 (16.13%) SaaS
5 5 (16.13%) ServiceNow
5 5 (16.13%) ITSM
5 5 (16.13%) Service Management
5 5 (16.13%) Content Management
5 5 (16.13%) Workflow
5 5 (16.13%) SQL
5 5 (16.13%) SOAP
5 5 (16.13%) Web Services
5 5 (16.13%) ITIL
5 5 (16.13%) Python
5 5 (16.13%) HTML
5 5 (16.13%) xMatters
5 5 (16.13%) Contract Management
6 4 (12.90%) Decision-Making
6 4 (12.90%) Back Office
6 4 (12.90%) Programme Management

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 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) InVision
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.23%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) ReMetrica
1 2 (6.45%) Temenos T24
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) SaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Data Lake
1 3 (9.68%) Hadoop
1 3 (9.68%) Power BI
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (54.84%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Back Office
3 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Front Office
4 2 (6.45%) Games
5 1 (3.23%) General Ledger
5 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Administrator
3 5 (16.13%) Architect
3 5 (16.13%) Lead Architect
3 5 (16.13%) SaaS Architect
3 5 (16.13%) ServiceNow Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Technical Architect
3 5 (16.13%) Technical Leader
4 3 (9.68%) Data Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Hadoop Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Python Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Portfolio Management Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Change Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) HTML
1 5 (16.13%) SOAP
1 5 (16.13%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) OAuth
2 1 (3.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) CMDB
2 3 (9.68%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.45%) Reinsurance
3 2 (6.45%) Tandem
4 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) Derivative
4 1 (3.23%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.23%) IVR
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) NHS
4 1 (3.23%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) Project Management
3 6 (19.35%) Asset Management
3 6 (19.35%) Change Management
3 6 (19.35%) Incident Management
3 6 (19.35%) SDLC
4 5 (16.13%) Content Management
4 5 (16.13%) Contract Management
4 5 (16.13%) ITIL
4 5 (16.13%) ITSM
4 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
4 5 (16.13%) Release Management
4 5 (16.13%) Service Management
4 5 (16.13%) Workflow
5 4 (12.90%) Decision-Making
5 4 (12.90%) Programme Management
6 3 (9.68%) Analytics
6 3 (9.68%) ETL
6 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) Python
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) R
3 2 (6.45%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) MRICS
3 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.23%) PMP
3 1 (3.23%) Postgraduate
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) PMO
2 6 (19.35%) SLA
3 1 (3.23%) GDPR
3 1 (3.23%) MiFID
3 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) ServiceNow
1 5 (16.13%) xMatters
2 2 (6.45%) Temenos
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe
3 1 (3.23%) Bloomberg
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Tradeweb