The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 26 June 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 55 71
Rank change year-on-year -20 +16  
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 1 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.13% 0.76% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.91% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Median daily rate £475 £700 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.14% +105.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £422 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -15.70% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 637 547 677
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 84.82% 83.51% 80.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 308 392
Median daily rate £400 £406 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.36% +3.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 8
Median hourly rate £16.25 £11.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.04 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £13.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Portfolio Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Portfolio Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Portfolio Management in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Portfolio Management.

1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (75.00%) PMO
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) BT
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) APMP
4 1 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Governance
4 1 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management

Portfolio Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Business Change Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Business Change Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Business Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Change Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Change Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Finance Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Insight Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Change Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) PMO Lead
1 1 (25.00%) PMO Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Office Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Project Change Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) APMP
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) BT