Period
to 16 July 2018

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 16 July 2018 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 188 198
Rank change year-on-year -8 +10 +11
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 29 9 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.47% 0.16% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.19% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 32
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -23.08% +8.94%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £376
90th Percentile £538 £438 £711
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North West median hourly rate £47.50 - -
England median hourly rate £30.66 - £46.00

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 5,226 4,659 6,374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 84.80% 82.40% 82.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,278 2,844 3,930
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £254 £259
90th Percentile £575 £543 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 221 210
North West median hourly rate £23.75 £36.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.03% +30.91% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.75 £12.88
90th Percentile £53.50 £52.50 £48.85
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +12.02%

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 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 2018. 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
Lancashire - 15 £372 - 3
Manchester -8 11 £375 - 2
Cheshire - 2 £480 - 1
Cumbria - 1 - -
Portfolio Management
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Portfolio Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Portfolio Management.

1 22 (75.86%) Finance
2 16 (55.17%) ITIL
3 13 (44.83%) Project Management
4 12 (41.38%) PRINCE2
4 12 (41.38%) Risk Management
5 11 (37.93%) SFIA
6 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (27.59%) Supplier Management
6 8 (27.59%) Resource Management
6 8 (27.59%) Collaborative Working
7 7 (24.14%) Software Asset Management
7 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (24.14%) Asset Management
7 7 (24.14%) Scrum
8 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
9 5 (17.24%) Change Management
9 5 (17.24%) Service Management
9 5 (17.24%) Strategic Planning
9 5 (17.24%) Performance Improvement
9 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (13.79%) Operations Management
10 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (13.79%) Customer Requirements
10 4 (13.79%) IT Governance
10 4 (13.79%) Supply Chain Management
10 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity
10 4 (13.79%) Programme Management
10 4 (13.79%) SLA
10 4 (13.79%) CA

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (3.45%) Primavera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) GIS
1 1 (3.45%) MS Access
General
1 22 (75.86%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) General Ledger
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Project Manager
2 7 (24.14%) Digital Project Manager
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL Manager
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL Project Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Planning Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Business Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Service Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.90%) IT Project Leader
5 2 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Project Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Business Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Planning Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Portal Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Security Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) PMI
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Unix
1 1 (3.45%) VMS
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (3.45%) Windows NT
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) ITIL
2 13 (44.83%) Project Management
3 12 (41.38%) PRINCE2
3 12 (41.38%) Risk Management
4 11 (37.93%) SFIA
5 8 (27.59%) Collaborative Working
5 8 (27.59%) Resource Management
5 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (27.59%) Supplier Management
6 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (24.14%) Asset Management
6 7 (24.14%) Scrum
6 7 (24.14%) Software Asset Management
7 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
8 5 (17.24%) Change Management
8 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (17.24%) Performance Improvement
8 5 (17.24%) Service Management
8 5 (17.24%) Strategic Planning
9 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
2 3 (10.34%) PMO
3 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (3.45%) P3O
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) CA
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow