Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 January 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
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 532 522 487
Rank change year-on-year -10 -35 -41
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 323 316 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.35% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.42% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 195 276
England median daily rate £505 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.32% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £230 £300
90th Percentile £715 £666 £713
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
England median hourly rate £28.00 £23.34 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.97% +86.72% -68.75%
10th Percentile £25.93 £19.27 £10.30
90th Percentile £29.17 £48.67 £56.97
UK median hourly rate £28.00 £23.34 £12.50
% change year-on-year +19.97% +86.72% -68.75%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 77,453 75,596 81,978
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.60% 84.04% 82.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,346 50,436 53,969
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.12%
10th Percentile £293 £269 £263
90th Percentile £638 £619 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,783 2,059 2,503
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.34 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £49.50
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -4.08% +3.16% +18.75%

Portfolio Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Portfolio Management in England

Portfolio Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Portfolio Management in England

Portfolio Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Portfolio Management in England over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Portfolio Management in England

Portfolio Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Portfolio Management in England

Portfolio Management
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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
London -33 171 £550 +4.76% 63
South East +6 66 £400 -9.86% 5
North of England +47 39 £500 +17.65% 7
Midlands -7 23 £422 -6.59% 2
North West +14 22 £523 +22.94% 2
South West +4 16 £450 +38.46% 1
West Midlands +12 12 £318 -15.33% 2
East Midlands -1 11 £475 -5.00%
Yorkshire +11 10 £400 -36.00% 4
East of England -14 9 £470 +41.35% 3
North East +58 8 £523 +93.52% 1
South Coast - 1 £575 -
Portfolio Management
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for Portfolio Management.

1 155 (47.99%) Finance
2 120 (37.15%) PMO
3 114 (35.29%) Project Management
4 85 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (23.22%) PRINCE2
6 62 (19.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 61 (18.89%) Programme Management
8 51 (15.79%) Risk Management
9 46 (14.24%) Microsoft Excel
9 46 (14.24%) Microsoft
10 45 (13.93%) Banking
11 38 (11.76%) Security Cleared
12 37 (11.46%) Scrum
12 37 (11.46%) Change Management
13 34 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
14 32 (9.91%) SC Cleared
15 31 (9.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 30 (9.29%) SQL
17 29 (8.98%) ITIL
18 28 (8.67%) PMI Certification
19 26 (8.05%) Asset Management
20 25 (7.74%) SharePoint
20 25 (7.74%) Front Office
21 24 (7.43%) PMP
21 24 (7.43%) Degree
21 24 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
22 23 (7.12%) Microsoft Project
22 23 (7.12%) Microsoft Office
23 22 (6.81%) Service Delivery
23 22 (6.81%) Business Analysis

Portfolio Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 25 (7.74%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.79%) MS Project Server
3 7 (2.17%) Confluence
4 5 (1.55%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.93%) CMS
5 3 (0.93%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.31%) IIS
Applications
1 46 (14.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (9.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 23 (7.12%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (7.12%) Microsoft Project
4 17 (5.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.79%) ReMetrica
2 4 (1.24%) SAP APO
3 3 (0.93%) Salerio
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.62%) SimCorp Dimension
4 2 (0.62%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.31%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.31%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.93%) Office 365
2 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.31%) IaaS
3 1 (0.31%) PaaS
3 1 (0.31%) SaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.79%) SMS
2 7 (2.17%) DNS
3 5 (1.55%) DHCP
4 4 (1.24%) NetScaler
4 4 (1.24%) SAN
4 4 (1.24%) SMTP
5 2 (0.62%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (0.62%) Skype
6 1 (0.31%) FTP
6 1 (0.31%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.72%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (1.24%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.93%) Blockchain
3 3 (0.93%) MS Access
3 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.62%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.31%) Big Data
5 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (5.88%) JIRA
2 3 (0.93%) Selenium
3 2 (0.62%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (0.62%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 155 (47.99%) Finance
2 45 (13.93%) Banking
3 25 (7.74%) Front Office
4 18 (5.57%) Investment Banking
5 17 (5.26%) Retail
6 13 (4.02%) Telecoms
7 10 (3.10%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (2.79%) Financial Institution
9 7 (2.17%) Back Office
10 6 (1.86%) Law
11 5 (1.55%) Legal
12 4 (1.24%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.93%) Advertising
13 3 (0.93%) Billing
14 2 (0.62%) French Language
14 2 (0.62%) Local Government
14 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.62%) Marketing
14 2 (0.62%) Military
14 2 (0.62%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (23.84%) Analyst
2 51 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 36 (11.15%) Business Analyst
4 24 (7.43%) Portfolio Manager
4 24 (7.43%) Programme Manager
5 21 (6.50%) PMO Manager
6 19 (5.88%) IT Manager
6 19 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
7 18 (5.57%) PMO Lead
8 17 (5.26%) Developer
9 15 (4.64%) Architect
10 14 (4.33%) Senior Manager
11 11 (3.41%) C# Developer
11 11 (3.41%) Digital Project Manager
11 11 (3.41%) Senior Project Manager
12 9 (2.79%) IT Project Manager
12 9 (2.79%) SQL Analyst
13 8 (2.48%) Consultant
14 7 (2.17%) Change Manager
14 7 (2.17%) Supply Chain Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.95%) .NET
2 5 (1.55%) WCF
3 4 (1.24%) .NET Framework
3 4 (1.24%) AngularJS
4 3 (0.93%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (0.93%) SignalR
4 3 (0.93%) WebSockets
4 3 (0.93%) WPF
5 2 (0.62%) LDAP
5 2 (0.62%) WinForms
6 1 (0.31%) D3.js
6 1 (0.31%) Google Chart
6 1 (0.31%) Highcharts JS
6 1 (0.31%) HTML
6 1 (0.31%) JavaFX
6 1 (0.31%) Node.js
6 1 (0.31%) OpenID
6 1 (0.31%) REST
6 1 (0.31%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.72%) Fixed Income
3 11 (3.41%) Derivative
3 11 (3.41%) FMCG
4 10 (3.10%) Equities
4 10 (3.10%) PMI
4 10 (3.10%) User Experience
5 9 (2.79%) Hedge funds
5 9 (2.79%) Reinsurance
6 8 (2.48%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.86%) OTC Derivatives
8 4 (1.24%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.24%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.24%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.93%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (0.93%) Fintech
9 3 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.93%) Swaptions
9 3 (0.93%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.10%) Windows
2 7 (2.17%) Unix
3 4 (1.24%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.24%) Windows 8
3 4 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.62%) HPUX
4 2 (0.62%) Linux
4 2 (0.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (35.29%) Project Management
2 85 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (23.22%) PRINCE2
4 62 (19.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 61 (18.89%) Programme Management
6 51 (15.79%) Risk Management
7 37 (11.46%) Change Management
7 37 (11.46%) Scrum
8 34 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 29 (8.98%) ITIL
10 26 (8.05%) Asset Management
11 22 (6.81%) Business Analysis
11 22 (6.81%) Process Improvement
11 22 (6.81%) Service Delivery
12 21 (6.50%) Resource Management
13 19 (5.88%) Project Governance
13 19 (5.88%) Supplier Management
14 18 (5.57%) Analytics
15 17 (5.26%) Service Management
16 16 (4.95%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (9.29%) SQL
2 11 (3.41%) C#
2 11 (3.41%) MATLAB
3 10 (3.10%) Python
3 10 (3.10%) R
4 6 (1.86%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.55%) C
6 4 (1.24%) Java
6 4 (1.24%) VBA
7 3 (0.93%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.93%) TypeScript
8 2 (0.62%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.31%) Perl
9 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 32 (9.91%) SC Cleared
3 28 (8.67%) PMI Certification
4 24 (7.43%) Degree
4 24 (7.43%) PMP
5 20 (6.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.24%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.62%) CFA
9 2 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.31%) ACCA
10 1 (0.31%) APMP
10 1 (0.31%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.31%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.31%) ISEB
10 1 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.31%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (37.15%) PMO
2 12 (3.72%) GDPR
3 11 (3.41%) QA
4 9 (2.79%) P3O
5 5 (1.55%) Data Quality
6 4 (1.24%) SLA
7 3 (0.93%) MiFID
8 1 (0.31%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.31%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.31%) PSD2
8 1 (0.31%) UCITS
System Software
1 6 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.55%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.24%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (1.24%) Terminal Server
3 4 (1.24%) XenApp
3 4 (1.24%) XenDesktop
3 4 (1.24%) XenServer
4 3 (0.93%) Firmware
5 2 (0.62%) NFS
5 2 (0.62%) Samba
5 2 (0.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.31%) Docker
6 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.24%) EdgeSight
2 3 (0.93%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.62%) logstash
3 2 (0.62%) Nagios
4 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.31%) OfficeScan
4 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.31%) Puppet
4 1 (0.31%) SCOM
4 1 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.31%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 1 (0.31%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 46 (14.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.64%) Oracle
3 13 (4.02%) Planview
4 11 (3.41%) SAP
5 6 (1.86%) Bloomberg
5 6 (1.86%) VMware
6 4 (1.24%) Citrix
6 4 (1.24%) HP
6 4 (1.24%) Ivanti
6 4 (1.24%) ServiceNow
7 3 (0.93%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.93%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (0.93%) Charles River
7 3 (0.93%) GoldenSource
7 3 (0.93%) Hitachi
7 3 (0.93%) Pega
7 3 (0.93%) Symantec
7 3 (0.93%) Veritas
8 2 (0.62%) Cadence
8 2 (0.62%) SimCorp