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 3 months to 29 April 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
UK / England
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 427 430 390
Rank change year-on-year +3 -40  
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 163 197 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.38% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.46% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 135 155
Median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £276 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £645 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £458 £413
% change year-on-year -7.10% +10.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 - £29.00

Portfolio Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36466 42588 40679
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.85% 82.90% 80.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24115 28529 25701
Median daily rate £450 £447 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.75% +6.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 923 944 1192
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.96 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +18.03%  

Portfolio Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Portfolio Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 95 £550 +19.56% 21
South East +28 30 £428 +2.39% 5
West Midlands +34 13 £336 -40.26% 2
South West +4 7 £350 -24.32% 1
East of England -5 7 £525 +16.66% 1
Yorkshire +24 5 £494 +71.73% 2
East Midlands -5 5 £500 +33.33% 2
North West +18 3 - - 2
Portfolio Management
UK

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 England region with a requirement for Portfolio Management.

1 147 (50.52%) Finance
2 134 (46.05%) Project Management
3 100 (34.36%) PMO
4 96 (32.99%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (21.99%) Stakeholder Management
6 57 (19.59%) PRINCE2
7 47 (16.15%) Microsoft Excel
8 46 (15.81%) Programme Management
9 42 (14.43%) Banking
10 36 (12.37%) ITIL
11 34 (11.68%) Microsoft
11 34 (11.68%) Security Cleared
12 32 (11.00%) Business Analysis
13 31 (10.65%) Microsoft Project
14 29 (9.97%) SC Cleared
15 28 (9.62%) Change Management
16 26 (8.93%) Analytics
17 25 (8.59%) SQL
18 24 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
18 24 (8.25%) Project Planning
18 24 (8.25%) Waterfall
19 23 (7.90%) Line Management
19 23 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
20 22 (7.56%) Scrum
20 22 (7.56%) Front Office
21 20 (6.87%) Service Management
21 20 (6.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
21 20 (6.87%) Coaching
22 19 (6.53%) Telecoms
22 19 (6.53%) SharePoint

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 19 (6.53%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.09%) MS Project Server
3 7 (2.41%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (1.37%) Confluence
5 3 (1.03%) Documentum
6 2 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.69%) Captiva
6 2 (0.69%) IIS
6 2 (0.69%) JBoss
6 2 (0.69%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.69%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 47 (16.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (10.65%) Microsoft Project
3 20 (6.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (6.19%) MS Visio
5 17 (5.84%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.34%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.34%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (2.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (2.06%) Primavera
3 4 (1.37%) SAP APO
4 3 (1.03%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.34%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.34%) Temenos Globus
5 1 (0.34%) Temenos Triple'A Plus
5 1 (0.34%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.09%) Office 365
2 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.34%) Slack
3 1 (0.34%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.69%) RIP
2 1 (0.34%) DNS
2 1 (0.34%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.34%) SAN
2 1 (0.34%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.09%) Relational Database
2 7 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (2.41%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.37%) Qlik Sense
4 3 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.69%) Big Data
5 2 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.69%) QlikView
5 2 (0.69%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.34%) DB2
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (3.09%) JIRA
2 8 (2.75%) Selenium
3 5 (1.72%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.69%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.69%) VersionOne
4 2 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (0.34%) Moq
5 1 (0.34%) MSI
5 1 (0.34%) NCrunch
5 1 (0.34%) NUnit
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.34%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.34%) StyleCop
General
1 147 (50.52%) Finance
2 42 (14.43%) Banking
3 22 (7.56%) Front Office
4 19 (6.53%) Telecoms
5 16 (5.50%) Legal
6 9 (3.09%) Manufacturing
6 9 (3.09%) Marketing
7 8 (2.75%) Investment Banking
8 7 (2.41%) Retail
9 6 (2.06%) Publishing
10 5 (1.72%) Electronics
10 5 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (1.37%) Automotive
12 3 (1.03%) Local Government
13 2 (0.69%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.69%) French Language
13 2 (0.69%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.34%) Games
14 1 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 54 (18.56%) Analyst
2 45 (15.46%) Project Manager
3 29 (9.97%) Developer
4 26 (8.93%) Business Analyst
5 19 (6.53%) IT Manager
6 14 (4.81%) Consultant
7 13 (4.47%) Delivery Manager
8 12 (4.12%) PMO Manager
9 11 (3.78%) Coordinator
9 11 (3.78%) Portfolio Analyst
9 11 (3.78%) Project Coordinator
9 11 (3.78%) Senior Manager
10 10 (3.44%) Agile Coach
10 10 (3.44%) JavaScript Developer
10 10 (3.44%) PMO Analyst
10 10 (3.44%) Portfolio Manager
10 10 (3.44%) Python Developer
11 9 (3.09%) PMO Lead
11 9 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (3.09%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.78%) HTML
2 10 (3.44%) AngularJS
2 10 (3.44%) HTML5
2 10 (3.44%) React
2 10 (3.44%) Redux
3 7 (2.41%) .NET
4 4 (1.37%) ADO
5 3 (1.03%) WPF
6 2 (0.69%) MSMQ
6 2 (0.69%) SOAP
7 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.34%) CSS
7 1 (0.34%) J2EE
7 1 (0.34%) Murex MxML
7 1 (0.34%) REST
7 1 (0.34%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.84%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.15%) PMI
4 14 (4.81%) User Experience
5 10 (3.44%) Fixed Income
6 9 (3.09%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.72%) Derivative
7 5 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.37%) FMCG
9 3 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.69%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.69%) Fintech
10 2 (0.69%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.69%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.69%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.69%) Wiki
11 1 (0.34%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.34%) Podcast
11 1 (0.34%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.41%) Windows
2 5 (1.72%) Linux
3 3 (1.03%) Solaris
4 2 (0.69%) Unix
4 2 (0.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (46.05%) Project Management
2 96 (32.99%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (21.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 57 (19.59%) PRINCE2
5 46 (15.81%) Programme Management
6 36 (12.37%) ITIL
7 32 (11.00%) Business Analysis
8 28 (9.62%) Change Management
9 26 (8.93%) Analytics
10 24 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (8.25%) Project Planning
10 24 (8.25%) Waterfall
11 23 (7.90%) Line Management
12 22 (7.56%) Scrum
13 20 (6.87%) Coaching
13 20 (6.87%) Service Management
14 18 (6.19%) Dependency Management
14 18 (6.19%) Risk Management
15 17 (5.84%) SDLC
16 16 (5.50%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 25 (8.59%) SQL
2 14 (4.81%) JavaScript
3 11 (3.78%) Python
4 10 (3.44%) TypeScript
5 9 (3.09%) C#
5 9 (3.09%) R
6 3 (1.03%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.03%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.03%) VBA
7 2 (0.69%) C
7 2 (0.69%) Java
7 2 (0.69%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.69%) XAML
8 1 (0.34%) C++
8 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.34%) Perl
8 1 (0.34%) Scala
8 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (11.68%) Security Cleared
2 29 (9.97%) SC Cleared
3 17 (5.84%) PMI Certification
4 15 (5.15%) Degree
5 7 (2.41%) PMP
6 6 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.72%) APMP
8 3 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.03%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.03%) ISEB
8 3 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.34%) CAPM
10 1 (0.34%) CFA
10 1 (0.34%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.34%) MBA
10 1 (0.34%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (34.36%) PMO
2 13 (4.47%) MiFID
3 7 (2.41%) QA
4 6 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.06%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.37%) P3O
6 2 (0.69%) FATCA
6 2 (0.69%) NEBOSH
7 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.34%) EMIR
7 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (0.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (1.72%) Puppet
2 2 (0.69%) SCCM
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (11.68%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.15%) SAP
3 11 (3.78%) Oracle
4 6 (2.06%) Splunk
5 4 (1.37%) CA Agile Central
5 4 (1.37%) Sybase
6 3 (1.03%) Charles River
6 3 (1.03%) IBM
7 2 (0.69%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.69%) Citrix
7 2 (0.69%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.69%) LANDesk
7 2 (0.69%) Planview
7 2 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.69%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.34%) Actuate
8 1 (0.34%) Avaloq
8 1 (0.34%) CA
8 1 (0.34%) DataCore
8 1 (0.34%) Novell
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