Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 November 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
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 210 197
Rank change year-on-year +20 -13 -21
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 12 13 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.21% 0.19% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.23% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 38
North West median daily rate £400 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% -4.44% -10.00%
10th Percentile £263 £382 £333
90th Percentile £667 £550 £502
England median daily rate £500 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
North West median hourly rate - - £34.74
England median hourly rate £28.37 £18.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +53.32% +48.00% -70.20%

Portfolio Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4629 5692 6965
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.32% 83.89% 81.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2952 3672 4228
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £587 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 166 283
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +69.56%
10th Percentile £11.56 £12.13 £12.38
90th Percentile £52.93 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

Portfolio Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Portfolio Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Portfolio Management in the North West

Portfolio Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Portfolio Management in the North West

Portfolio Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Portfolio Management in the North West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Portfolio Management in the North West

Portfolio Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Portfolio Management in the North West

Portfolio Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West 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
Manchester +24 6 £350 -17.65% 3
Cheshire +8 4 £400 -5.88% 1
Lancashire - 2 £622 -
Portfolio Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 North West region with a requirement for Portfolio Management.

1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) PMO
3 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 4 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) SFIA
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (8.33%) Product Management
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (8.33%) PaaS
6 1 (8.33%) Financial Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Project Governance
6 1 (8.33%) IaaS
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Dependency Management
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) Line Management
6 1 (8.33%) Coaching
6 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
6 1 (8.33%) Service Management

Portfolio Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Billing
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Project Officer
1 3 (25.00%) Project Support Officer
1 3 (25.00%) Support Officer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) PMO Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) PMO Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Billing Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Commercial Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Planner
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) PMO Officer
3 1 (8.33%) PMO Planner
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Transformation Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) SFIA
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Dependency Management
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Line Management
3 1 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (8.33%) Proactive Management
3 1 (8.33%) Product Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Governance
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) BT