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 3 months to 28 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
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 137 143
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 0 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.58% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.71% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 17 4
Median daily rate - £500 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +55.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -18.20% +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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2383 3100 2861
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.70% 82.23% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5041 7746 6099
Median daily rate £413 £418 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.19% +7.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £278 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 238 292
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -16.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £55.73 £57.03
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 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 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

For the 6 months to 28 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 North West region with a requirement for Portfolio Management.

1 6 (100.00%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (83.33%) Re-Platforming
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (50.00%) Service Management
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) Coaching
4 3 (50.00%) SDLC
5 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
5 2 (33.33%) DNA
5 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (16.67%) Validation
6 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (16.67%) Use Case
6 1 (16.67%) SCOM
6 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (16.67%) SLA

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Re-Platforming
2 3 (50.00%) Coaching
2 3 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 2 (33.33%) DNA
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas
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