The median contractor rate for a Portfolio Manager was £540 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 June 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
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 408 394 414
Rank change year-on-year -14 +20  
Contract jobs requiring a Portfolio Manager 16 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.077% 0.15% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.16% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 15
Median daily rate £540 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £416 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £733 £730 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £505
% change year-on-year - -0.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19752 20748 21808
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14071 15056 15231
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 228 364
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -8.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Portfolio Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Portfolio Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Portfolio Manager in London

Portfolio Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Portfolio Manager in London

Portfolio Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Portfolio Manager in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Portfolio Manager in London

Portfolio Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Portfolio Manager in London

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 London region featuring Portfolio Manager in the job title.

1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (25.64%) Project Management
4 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
4 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
5 6 (15.38%) Portfolio Management
5 6 (15.38%) Programme Management
5 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 6 (15.38%) PMO
6 5 (12.82%) Banking
7 4 (10.26%) Performance Management
7 4 (10.26%) ITIL
7 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
8 3 (7.69%) ERP
8 3 (7.69%) Change Management
8 3 (7.69%) Degree
8 3 (7.69%) Line Management
8 3 (7.69%) Fintech
8 3 (7.69%) Programme Delivery
9 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.13%) Matrix Management
9 2 (5.13%) Process Improvement
9 2 (5.13%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
9 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
9 2 (5.13%) Resource Management
9 2 (5.13%) Scrum
9 2 (5.13%) Front Office

Portfolio Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Big Data
1 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Front Office
3 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.56%) French Language
4 1 (2.56%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Fintech
2 2 (5.13%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) Derivative
3 1 (2.56%) Equities
3 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) Project Management
2 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (15.38%) Portfolio Management
3 6 (15.38%) Programme Management
3 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 4 (10.26%) ITIL
4 4 (10.26%) Performance Management
4 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.69%) Change Management
5 3 (7.69%) ERP
5 3 (7.69%) Line Management
5 3 (7.69%) Programme Delivery
6 2 (5.13%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) Matrix Management
6 2 (5.13%) Process Improvement
6 2 (5.13%) Resource Management
6 2 (5.13%) Scrum
6 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
1 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) PMO
2 1 (2.56%) MiFID
2 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com