Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 201 188
Rank change year-on-year -8 -13 +55
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 44 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.62% 0.47% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.54% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 30
City of London median daily rate £550 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -6.49%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £350
90th Percentile £695 £598 £588
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -8.86%
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 6,233 5,365 5,722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.81% 87.00% 86.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,966 4,270 4,573
City of London median daily rate £505 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.59% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £293
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 52 59
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.63 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.33% -2.39% +9.38%
10th Percentile £11.63 £13.74 £11.93
90th Percentile £41.65 £55.00 £51.90
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.92 £21.13
% change year-on-year +1.66% -5.73% +17.39%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 18 (40.91%) Finance
2 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (29.55%) Asset Management
3 11 (25.00%) Banking
3 11 (25.00%) SQL
3 11 (25.00%) Front Office
4 10 (22.73%) Project Management
4 10 (22.73%) Change Management
4 10 (22.73%) PMO
5 9 (20.45%) Business Analysis
6 8 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (15.91%) Migration
7 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (15.91%) PRINCE2
8 6 (13.64%) PMP
8 6 (13.64%) PMI Certification
8 6 (13.64%) Data Management
8 6 (13.64%) Fixed Income
8 6 (13.64%) Analytics
9 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
9 5 (11.36%) SimCorp
9 5 (11.36%) SimCorp Dimension
9 5 (11.36%) French Language
9 5 (11.36%) thinkFolio
9 5 (11.36%) Financial Institution
9 5 (11.36%) Equities
9 5 (11.36%) Programme Management
9 5 (11.36%) Risk Management
9 5 (11.36%) Oracle

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 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) SimCorp Dimension
1 5 (11.36%) thinkFolio
2 4 (9.09%) ReMetrica
3 1 (2.27%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
1 2 (4.55%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
1 2 (4.55%) Intranet
2 1 (2.27%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.82%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 18 (40.91%) Finance
2 11 (25.00%) Banking
2 11 (25.00%) Front Office
3 5 (11.36%) Financial Institution
3 5 (11.36%) French Language
4 4 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 4 (9.09%) Law
5 3 (6.82%) Back Office
6 2 (4.55%) Retail
6 2 (4.55%) Retail Banking
7 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Analyst
2 10 (22.73%) Business Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Developer
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Asset Management Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Asset Management Business Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Excel Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Excel VBA Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Front Office Developer
6 3 (6.82%) IT Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Portfolio Manager
6 3 (6.82%) SimCorp Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) SimCorp Business Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) thinkFolio Business Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) .NET
1 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Fixed Income
2 5 (11.36%) Equities
3 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) Reinsurance
4 3 (6.82%) PMI
4 3 (6.82%) User Experience
5 2 (4.55%) Derivative
5 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.55%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Windows 10
2 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Asset Management
2 10 (22.73%) Change Management
2 10 (22.73%) Project Management
3 9 (20.45%) Business Analysis
4 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.91%) Migration
5 7 (15.91%) PRINCE2
5 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (13.64%) Analytics
6 6 (13.64%) Data Management
7 5 (11.36%) Programme Management
7 5 (11.36%) Risk Management
8 4 (9.09%) Capital Modelling
8 4 (9.09%) Catastrophe Modelling
8 4 (9.09%) Coaching
8 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (9.09%) Data Architecture
8 4 (9.09%) Investment Management
9 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) MATLAB
2 4 (9.09%) Python
2 4 (9.09%) R
3 3 (6.82%) C#
3 3 (6.82%) VBA
4 2 (4.55%) C
5 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) PMI Certification
1 6 (13.64%) PMP
2 4 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) APMG
3 1 (2.27%) CAPM
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) PMO
2 3 (6.82%) QA
3 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.27%) GDPR
3 1 (2.27%) MiFID
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle
1 5 (11.36%) SimCorp
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.55%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.55%) Charles River
3 2 (4.55%) GoldenSource
4 1 (2.27%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.27%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) Murex
4 1 (2.27%) Pega