Period
to 20 July 2017

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 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 507 504 462
Rank change year-on-year -3 -42 +1
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 316 401 451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.39% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.47% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 288 291
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £299 £313 £300
90th Percentile £674 £714 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
England median hourly rate - £46.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +58.62% -30.87%
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £46.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -60.87% +58.62% -30.87%

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 73961 84860 82624
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.45% 83.59% 80.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 48785 56632 53263
England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.55% +1.63%
10th Percentile £281 £269 £261
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1872 1986 2337
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.74 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.50 £48.75 £47.79
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +6.82%

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 July 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 6 months to 20 July 2017. 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 -16 182 £525 +5.00% 25
South East +41 47 £413 -21.88% 1
Midlands +44 42 £375 -14.29% 1
West Midlands +46 30 £375 -16.67% 1
North of England +19 22 £418 -16.40%
Yorkshire +36 14 £418 +11.47%
East Midlands +5 12 £425 +13.33%
East of England +3 12 £495 -2.22% 2
South West -7 12 £365 -16.57%
North West -9 8 £388 -20.51%
Portfolio Management
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 150 (47.47%) Finance
2 128 (40.51%) Project Management
3 107 (33.86%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (26.27%) PMO
5 72 (22.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 63 (19.94%) PRINCE2
7 50 (15.82%) Microsoft Excel
8 48 (15.19%) Banking
9 44 (13.92%) SQL
10 43 (13.61%) Analytics
11 40 (12.66%) Microsoft
12 39 (12.34%) Change Management
13 35 (11.08%) ITIL
14 31 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
15 30 (9.49%) Data Modelling
15 30 (9.49%) Data Analysis
16 28 (8.86%) Programme Management
16 28 (8.86%) Waterfall
17 27 (8.54%) Business Analysis
17 27 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
17 27 (8.54%) Front Office
18 26 (8.23%) Microsoft Project
19 25 (7.91%) Degree
20 24 (7.59%) Project Planning
20 24 (7.59%) Retail
20 24 (7.59%) Asset Management
21 23 (7.28%) Fixed Income
22 22 (6.96%) Programme Delivery
23 21 (6.65%) Service Management
23 21 (6.65%) SQL Server

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 16 (5.06%) MS Project Server
2 9 (2.85%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.53%) Confluence
4 2 (0.63%) Captiva
4 2 (0.63%) Documentum
4 2 (0.63%) JBoss
4 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 50 (15.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (8.23%) Microsoft Project
3 19 (6.01%) MS Visio
4 17 (5.38%) Microsoft Office
5 16 (5.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.32%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.32%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 8 (2.53%) Markit EDM
1 8 (2.53%) Primavera
2 7 (2.22%) Oracle Assets
2 7 (2.22%) Oracle Cash Management
2 7 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (2.22%) Oracle iProcurement
2 7 (2.22%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (2.22%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (1.90%) Oracle Retail
3 6 (1.90%) SAP APO
4 4 (1.27%) SAP SCM
5 3 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.63%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 2 (0.63%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.32%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.58%) Office 365
2 4 (1.27%) BPaaS
2 4 (1.27%) PaaS
2 4 (1.27%) SaaS
3 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.32%) Slack
4 1 (0.32%) Trello
4 1 (0.32%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.27%) SMS
2 2 (0.63%) RIP
3 1 (0.32%) DHCP
3 1 (0.32%) DNS
3 1 (0.32%) Firewall
3 1 (0.32%) Internet
3 1 (0.32%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.32%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.65%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.16%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (3.16%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.90%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.58%) Big Data
5 5 (1.58%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.58%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.95%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.63%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.63%) QlikView
9 1 (0.32%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.32%) DB2
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.32%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 14 (4.43%) JIRA
2 9 (2.85%) Jenkins
2 9 (2.85%) Selenium
3 5 (1.58%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.58%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.27%) VersionOne
4 4 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 150 (47.47%) Finance
2 48 (15.19%) Banking
3 27 (8.54%) Front Office
4 24 (7.59%) Retail
5 20 (6.33%) Legal
6 16 (5.06%) Investment Banking
7 15 (4.75%) Telecoms
8 11 (3.48%) Marketing
9 10 (3.16%) Back Office
10 7 (2.22%) General Ledger
11 6 (1.90%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (1.58%) Financial Institution
13 4 (1.27%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.95%) Automotive
15 2 (0.63%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.63%) French Language
15 2 (0.63%) International Banking
15 2 (0.63%) Law
15 2 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 69 (21.84%) Analyst
2 48 (15.19%) Project Manager
3 36 (11.39%) Business Analyst
4 33 (10.44%) Developer
5 25 (7.91%) IT Manager
6 18 (5.70%) Portfolio Manager
7 15 (4.75%) Data Analyst
8 14 (4.43%) Delivery Manager
9 12 (3.80%) Python Developer
10 11 (3.48%) Architect
10 11 (3.48%) Consultant
10 11 (3.48%) PMO Manager
10 11 (3.48%) Programme Manager
10 11 (3.48%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (3.48%) Senior Manager
11 10 (3.16%) Senior Project Manager
12 9 (2.85%) Front Office Developer
12 9 (2.85%) IT Analyst
12 9 (2.85%) PMO Lead
12 9 (2.85%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.48%) .NET
2 7 (2.22%) AngularJS
3 6 (1.90%) HTML
4 5 (1.58%) WPF
5 4 (1.27%) ADO
5 4 (1.27%) HTML5
5 4 (1.27%) React
5 4 (1.27%) Redux
5 4 (1.27%) WCF
6 3 (0.95%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (0.63%) CSS
7 2 (0.63%) OpenID
7 2 (0.63%) REST
7 2 (0.63%) XML
8 1 (0.32%) Angular 2
8 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.32%) COM
8 1 (0.32%) Murex MxML
8 1 (0.32%) SAP Fiori
8 1 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.28%) Fixed Income
3 13 (4.11%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.16%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.16%) PMI
5 9 (2.85%) Derivative
6 6 (1.90%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.90%) FMCG
6 6 (1.90%) User Experience
7 5 (1.58%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.58%) Fintech
7 5 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.27%) Equities
8 4 (1.27%) OTC Derivatives
9 3 (0.95%) CMDB
9 3 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.63%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.32%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.90%) Windows
2 5 (1.58%) Linux
3 3 (0.95%) Unix
4 2 (0.63%) Solaris
4 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (40.51%) Project Management
2 107 (33.86%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (22.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 63 (19.94%) PRINCE2
5 43 (13.61%) Analytics
6 39 (12.34%) Change Management
7 35 (11.08%) ITIL
8 30 (9.49%) Data Analysis
8 30 (9.49%) Data Modelling
9 28 (8.86%) Programme Management
9 28 (8.86%) Waterfall
10 27 (8.54%) Business Analysis
10 27 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (7.59%) Asset Management
11 24 (7.59%) Project Planning
12 22 (6.96%) Programme Delivery
13 21 (6.65%) Coaching
13 21 (6.65%) Data Analytics
13 21 (6.65%) Service Management
14 20 (6.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (13.92%) SQL
2 15 (4.75%) C#
3 14 (4.43%) Python
4 13 (4.11%) R
5 10 (3.16%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.58%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.58%) TypeScript
7 3 (0.95%) C
7 3 (0.95%) VBA
8 1 (0.32%) C++
8 1 (0.32%) Java
8 1 (0.32%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.32%) Perl
8 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.32%) Scala
8 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (7.91%) Degree
2 16 (5.06%) PMI Certification
3 15 (4.75%) Security Cleared
4 13 (4.11%) SC Cleared
5 10 (3.16%) PMP
6 8 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.27%) APMP
9 3 (0.95%) ISEB
9 3 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.95%) MBA
9 3 (0.95%) OCP
9 3 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.63%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.32%) CAPM
11 1 (0.32%) CFA
11 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (26.27%) PMO
2 17 (5.38%) MiFID
3 7 (2.22%) QA
4 6 (1.90%) GDPR
4 6 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.90%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.58%) Data Quality
6 4 (1.27%) P3O
7 2 (0.63%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.63%) FATCA
7 2 (0.63%) NEBOSH
8 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.32%) EMIR
8 1 (0.32%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.32%) BitLocker
1 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
1 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.32%) XenApp
1 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
1 1 (0.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (1.58%) Puppet
2 1 (0.32%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.32%) EdgeSight
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.32%) MOM
2 1 (0.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (12.66%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.75%) Oracle
3 12 (3.80%) SAP
4 6 (1.90%) Splunk
5 5 (1.58%) Bloomberg
5 5 (1.58%) CA Agile Central
6 4 (1.27%) Sybase
6 4 (1.27%) Telerik
7 3 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.63%) FactSet
8 2 (0.63%) IBM
8 2 (0.63%) Tableau
9 1 (0.32%) Adobe
9 1 (0.32%) Avaloq
9 1 (0.32%) DataCore
9 1 (0.32%) Google
9 1 (0.32%) Infor
9 1 (0.32%) Netezza
9 1 (0.32%) Planview
9 1 (0.32%) ServiceNow
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