Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 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 > South East
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 312 347 319
Rank change year-on-year +35 -28 -1
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 48 47 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.30% 0.25% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.31% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 30 51
South East median daily rate £413 £528 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.88% +5.60% +19.76%
10th Percentile £269 £323 £313
90th Percentile £748 £826 £650
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £46.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year - +58.62% -30.87%

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 South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 13251 15285 15759
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.55% 82.05% 80.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7718 9365 9075
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.83%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £560 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.42% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 496 537 555
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +7.14%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.00 £12.04
90th Percentile £50.38 £50.55 £46.80
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year - +14.94% +6.10%

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 23 July 2017.

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 23 July 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
Thames Valley +10 23 £350 -16.67% 2
Berkshire +41 18 £290 -48.67% 1
Surrey +10 11 £448 -9.69%
Hampshire +29 10 £416 +24.96%
Buckinghamshire -26 4 £453 -35.36%
West Sussex +2 2 £460 -23.33%
Middlesex +1 1 £318 -39.87%
Oxfordshire -10 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 £475 -
Portfolio Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Portfolio Management.

1 30 (62.50%) Project Management
2 20 (41.67%) PRINCE2
3 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
4 16 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
5 15 (31.25%) MS Project Server
6 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (29.17%) PMO
7 13 (27.08%) Finance
8 11 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (20.83%) MS Visio
9 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
10 9 (18.75%) SQL
10 9 (18.75%) PMI
10 9 (18.75%) PMI Certification
10 9 (18.75%) Dependency Management
11 8 (16.67%) ITIL
11 8 (16.67%) Programme Management
12 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
12 7 (14.58%) Analytics
12 7 (14.58%) Resource Allocation
12 7 (14.58%) Gantt Chart
13 6 (12.50%) Coaching
13 6 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
13 6 (12.50%) Demand Management
13 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
13 6 (12.50%) FMCG
13 6 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (12.50%) Data Analysis

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 15 (31.25%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (20.83%) MS Visio
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (12.50%) SAP APO
2 4 (8.33%) Primavera
2 4 (8.33%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
3 6 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) IT Manager
2 9 (18.75%) Project Manager
3 7 (14.58%) Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Engagement Manager
4 6 (12.50%) Supply Chain Manager
5 5 (10.42%) Project Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) SAP Manager
6 4 (8.33%) PMO Planner
6 4 (8.33%) SAP Engagement Manager
7 3 (6.25%) PMO Lead
7 3 (6.25%) Project Planner
8 2 (4.17%) Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Business Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Data Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Portfolio Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Programme Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Relationships Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (18.75%) PMI
3 6 (12.50%) FMCG
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) Project Management
2 20 (41.67%) PRINCE2
3 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (18.75%) Dependency Management
6 8 (16.67%) ITIL
6 8 (16.67%) Programme Management
7 7 (14.58%) Analytics
7 7 (14.58%) Gantt Chart
7 7 (14.58%) Resource Allocation
8 6 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (12.50%) Coaching
8 6 (12.50%) Data Analysis
8 6 (12.50%) Demand Management
8 6 (12.50%) Logistics
8 6 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
8 6 (12.50%) Project Planning
8 6 (12.50%) Supply Chain Management
9 5 (10.42%) Change Control
9 5 (10.42%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) PMI Certification
2 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) Degree
4 3 (6.25%) ISEB
4 3 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.08%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.17%) PMO
2 2 (4.17%) GDPR
2 2 (4.17%) NEBOSH
3 1 (2.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) SAP
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) BT
4 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint