Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Portfolio Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 778 795 764
Rank change year-on-year +17 -31 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Portfolio Manager 71 81 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.075% 0.084% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.088% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 56 84
England median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% -11.36%
10th Percentile £339 £413 £399
90th Percentile £738 £681 £718
UK median daily rate £503 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +0.50% +2.56% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89119 91561 99256
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.77% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59385 60311 64207
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2639 2960 3840
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.96 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Portfolio Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Portfolio Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Portfolio Manager in England

Portfolio Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Portfolio Manager in England

Portfolio Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Portfolio Manager in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Portfolio Manager in England

Portfolio Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Portfolio Manager in England

Portfolio Manager
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 Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 20 November 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 -31 31 £600 +14.29% 1
South East +5 11 £368 -26.50% 1
South West +16 10 £500 +5.26%
Midlands +17 8 £525 +12.90%
North of England +59 7 £575 +27.78% 2
East Midlands +6 5 £525 -
East of England - 4 - -
North West +18 3 £625 +42.86% 2
West Midlands +18 3 £423 -8.98%
Yorkshire +17 3 £575 +15.00%
North East - 1 £450 -
Portfolio Manager
UK

Portfolio Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Portfolio Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Portfolio Manager in the job title.

1 31 (43.66%) Finance
2 28 (39.44%) PMO
3 27 (38.03%) Portfolio Management
4 18 (25.35%) PRINCE2
4 18 (25.35%) Project Management
5 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (21.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (14.08%) Security Cleared
8 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared
8 9 (12.68%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (11.27%) ITIL
10 7 (9.86%) Programme Management
10 7 (9.86%) Change Management
10 7 (9.86%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (9.86%) Data Analysis
10 7 (9.86%) IT Strategy
11 6 (8.45%) Retail
11 6 (8.45%) Business Transformation
11 6 (8.45%) Change Control
12 5 (7.04%) SAP
12 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (7.04%) Statistical Modelling
12 5 (7.04%) Analytics
12 5 (7.04%) Banking
13 4 (5.63%) Programme Delivery
13 4 (5.63%) Strategic Thinking
13 4 (5.63%) Performance Measurement
13 4 (5.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Engagement

Portfolio Manager Skill Set
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 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.41%) IaaS
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) SMS
2 1 (1.41%) Firewall
2 1 (1.41%) Network Security
2 1 (1.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) Blockchain
1 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.41%) JIRA
1 1 (1.41%) JMeter
1 1 (1.41%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.41%) Selenium
1 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (43.66%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Retail
3 5 (7.04%) Banking
4 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.23%) Marketing
5 2 (2.82%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.41%) Electronics
6 1 (1.41%) Front Office
6 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) .NET
1 1 (1.41%) COM
1 1 (1.41%) Gherkin
1 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.82%) Credit Risk
2 2 (2.82%) Market Risk
2 2 (2.82%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.41%) PMI
3 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.03%) Portfolio Management
2 18 (25.35%) PRINCE2
2 18 (25.35%) Project Management
3 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (21.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (12.68%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 8 (11.27%) ITIL
7 7 (9.86%) Change Management
7 7 (9.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (9.86%) Data Analysis
7 7 (9.86%) IT Strategy
7 7 (9.86%) Programme Management
8 6 (8.45%) Business Transformation
8 6 (8.45%) Change Control
9 5 (7.04%) Analytics
9 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.04%) Statistical Modelling
10 4 (5.63%) Programme Delivery
10 4 (5.63%) Risk Management
10 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.82%) C
2 1 (1.41%) Java
2 1 (1.41%) SQL
2 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.23%) Degree
4 2 (2.82%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.82%) PMP
4 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.41%) MBA
5 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (39.44%) PMO
2 2 (2.82%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (7.04%) SAP
2 2 (2.82%) Cisco
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.82%) Planview
3 1 (1.41%) FactSet
3 1 (1.41%) HP
3 1 (1.41%) IBM
3 1 (1.41%) Informatica
3 1 (1.41%) McAfee