The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 93 79
Rank change year-on-year +6 -14  
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 3 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.30% 0.28% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.33% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Median daily rate £563 £288 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +95.65% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £429 £450
% change year-on-year -0.87% -4.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 872 1222 1021
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 85.83% 85.39% 87.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 869 683
Median daily rate £400 £411 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.73% +9.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 17
Median hourly rate £26.50 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.84% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £10.20 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.78 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Portfolio Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Portfolio Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Portfolio Management in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Portfolio Management.

1 3 (75.00%) PMO
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
3 1 (25.00%) Contract Management
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) E-business
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2

Portfolio Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Head of PMO
2 1 (25.00%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Digital Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) E-business
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft