Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 21 January 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 308 318 339
Rank change year-on-year +10 +21 -36
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 65 40 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.26% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.32% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 30 38
South East median daily rate £400 £444 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.86% +16.78% -13.64%
10th Percentile £235 £314 £210
90th Percentile £550 £678 £586
England median daily rate £503 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.79% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £23.34 £9.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.97% +141.49% -
10th Percentile £25.93 £23.34 £8.83
90th Percentile £29.17 £23.34 £10.50
England median hourly rate £28.00 £23.34 £12.50
% change year-on-year +19.97% +86.72% -68.75%

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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13,447 12,541 14,840
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.83% 82.23% 81.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,103 7,517 8,872
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £251
90th Percentile £585 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +3.93% +1.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 506 624
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.09 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.78% -19.70% +62.16%
10th Percentile £11.21 £11.06 £11.86
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

Portfolio Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Portfolio Management in the South East

Portfolio Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Portfolio Management in the South East

Portfolio Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Portfolio Management in the South East over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Portfolio Management in the South East

Portfolio Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Portfolio Management in the South East

Portfolio Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Thames Valley +20 46 £400 +21.95% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 29 £400 -32.63%
Hampshire +11 17 £431 +14.92%
Berkshire +3 15 £325 +3.50% 1
Oxfordshire -6 2 £325 -
Surrey -31 1 £750 +39.53% 1
West Sussex - 1 £375 -
Portfolio Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Portfolio Management.

1 38 (58.46%) PMO
2 34 (52.31%) Project Management
3 27 (41.54%) Finance
4 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
5 18 (27.69%) PMI Certification
5 18 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (24.62%) PMP
6 16 (24.62%) Programme Management
7 15 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (23.08%) PRINCE2
7 15 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
8 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Office
8 14 (21.54%) Process Improvement
9 13 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 12 (18.46%) Facilities Management
10 12 (18.46%) Performance Improvement
10 12 (18.46%) Change Management
11 11 (16.92%) DMAIC
11 11 (16.92%) Six Sigma
11 11 (16.92%) SC Cleared
11 11 (16.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 10 (15.38%) Contingency Planning
13 9 (13.85%) SharePoint
14 8 (12.31%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (10.77%) Risk Management
15 7 (10.77%) Retail
16 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Project
16 6 (9.23%) FMCG
17 5 (7.69%) Customer Engagement

Portfolio Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (13.85%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.69%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.54%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (16.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) SAP APO
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) BusinessObjects
General
1 27 (41.54%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (10.77%) Retail
4 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 4 (6.15%) Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.54%) Law
6 1 (1.54%) Legal
6 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (26.15%) Analyst
2 14 (21.54%) PMO Analyst
3 11 (16.92%) Project Manager
4 10 (15.38%) IT Manager
5 9 (13.85%) PMO Manager
6 8 (12.31%) Portfolio Manager
7 7 (10.77%) Business Analyst
7 7 (10.77%) Programme Manager
8 5 (7.69%) Supply Chain Manager
9 4 (6.15%) Project Planner
10 3 (4.62%) Architect
10 3 (4.62%) Change Manager
10 3 (4.62%) GDPR Programme Manager
10 3 (4.62%) IT Programme Manager
10 3 (4.62%) IT Project Manager
10 3 (4.62%) PMO Lead
10 3 (4.62%) PMO Project Manager
10 3 (4.62%) SAP Manager
10 3 (4.62%) Telecoms Architect
11 2 (3.08%) FMCG Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) FMCG
2 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) PMI
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (52.31%) Project Management
2 18 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (24.62%) Programme Management
4 15 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 15 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (21.54%) Process Improvement
6 13 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (18.46%) Change Management
7 12 (18.46%) Facilities Management
7 12 (18.46%) Performance Improvement
8 11 (16.92%) DMAIC
8 11 (16.92%) Six Sigma
9 10 (15.38%) Contingency Planning
10 7 (10.77%) Risk Management
11 5 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
11 5 (7.69%) Logistics
11 5 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
12 4 (6.15%) IT Strategy
12 4 (6.15%) Supply Chain Management
12 4 (6.15%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.62%) SQL
2 2 (3.08%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (27.69%) PMI Certification
2 16 (24.62%) PMP
3 13 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (16.92%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.15%) Degree
6 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.54%) APMP
7 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (58.46%) PMO
2 5 (7.69%) GDPR
3 2 (3.08%) QA
4 1 (1.54%) P3O
Vendors
1 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.69%) SAP
3 4 (6.15%) Planview
4 2 (3.08%) Cadence
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle