Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 547 517 467
Rank change year-on-year -30 -50 +10
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 346 402 487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.39% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.46% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 255 331
UK median daily rate £500 £520 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +9.47% +1.06%
10th Percentile £307 £317 £300
90th Percentile £694 £675 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% +0.06% +14.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
UK median hourly rate £28.37 £18.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.32% +48.00% -70.20%
10th Percentile £26.55 £18.25 £10.30
90th Percentile £29.24 £18.75 £56.97
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 86424 87276 93513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.51% 83.91% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 57570 57725 60596
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2323 2749
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.44 £11.26 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -2.04% +3.16% +18.75%

Portfolio Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Portfolio Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Portfolio Management in the UK

Portfolio Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Portfolio Management in the UK

Portfolio Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Portfolio Management in the UK

Portfolio Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Portfolio Management in the UK

Portfolio Management
Top 15 Contract Locations

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 UK 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
England -33 306 £500 -4.76% 40
London -63 171 £545 +2.83% 32
UK excluding London +28 164 £425 -5.56% 12
South East +5 52 £349 -33.90% 2
North of England +58 28 £405 -8.47% 5
Midlands +11 28 £398 -3.45% 1
Scotland -2 25 £450 +5.88% 4
West Midlands +21 21 £318 -18.06%
South West +7 16 £450 +12.50%
North West +20 12 £400 -6.98% 5
Yorkshire +12 12 £400 -20.00%
East of England -22 9 £470 +8.05%
East Midlands -3 7 £475 -7.32% 1
Wales +11 5 £425 +3.03%
North East +65 4 £625 +131.48%

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 with a requirement for Portfolio Management.

1 172 (49.71%) Finance
2 120 (34.68%) Project Management
3 109 (31.50%) PMO
4 105 (30.35%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (22.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 59 (17.05%) PRINCE2
7 54 (15.61%) Banking
8 50 (14.45%) Programme Management
9 43 (12.43%) Microsoft
10 41 (11.85%) Microsoft Excel
11 40 (11.56%) Risk Management
12 39 (11.27%) SQL
13 38 (10.98%) Change Management
13 38 (10.98%) Asset Management
14 33 (9.54%) Data Analysis
15 31 (8.96%) SQL Server
16 30 (8.67%) Front Office
16 30 (8.67%) Scrum
17 29 (8.38%) Continuous Improvement
18 27 (7.80%) ITIL
19 26 (7.51%) Analytics
19 26 (7.51%) Security Cleared
20 25 (7.23%) Fixed Income
21 24 (6.94%) Investment Management
21 24 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
22 23 (6.65%) Coaching
22 23 (6.65%) SC Cleared
22 23 (6.65%) Degree
22 23 (6.65%) Data Modelling
22 23 (6.65%) Business Intelligence

Portfolio Management
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 14 (4.05%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.18%) MS Project Server
3 9 (2.60%) Confluence
4 3 (0.87%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.87%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.58%) CMS
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.29%) IIS
Applications
1 41 (11.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (6.07%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (5.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 20 (5.78%) Microsoft Project
4 17 (4.91%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.29%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 13 (3.76%) thinkFolio
2 12 (3.47%) Markit EDM
3 6 (1.73%) Primavera
4 4 (1.16%) SAP APO
5 3 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.58%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.58%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.58%) Salerio
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Utilities
7 1 (0.29%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.02%) PaaS
2 6 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.45%) Office 365
4 4 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.16%) IaaS
4 4 (1.16%) SaaS
5 3 (0.87%) BPaaS
6 2 (0.58%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.47%) SMS
2 5 (1.45%) DNS
3 4 (1.16%) SAN
4 3 (0.87%) DHCP
5 2 (0.58%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (0.58%) LDAP
5 2 (0.58%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.58%) SMTP
6 1 (0.29%) Firewall
6 1 (0.29%) FTP
6 1 (0.29%) Internet
6 1 (0.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.73%) Hadoop
3 6 (1.73%) MongoDB
3 6 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.45%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.87%) Big Data
5 3 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.87%) MS Access
6 2 (0.58%) Electronic Patient Records
6 2 (0.58%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.29%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.29%) QlikView
7 1 (0.29%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 20 (5.78%) JIRA
2 7 (2.02%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.45%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.45%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.87%) FitNesse
5 2 (0.58%) VersionOne
5 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.29%) Selenium
General
1 172 (49.71%) Finance
2 54 (15.61%) Banking
3 30 (8.67%) Front Office
4 21 (6.07%) Investment Banking
4 21 (6.07%) Retail
5 12 (3.47%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.18%) Back Office
7 10 (2.89%) Financial Institution
8 9 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (2.31%) Retail Banking
10 7 (2.02%) Legal
11 5 (1.45%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.45%) Marketing
12 4 (1.16%) Law
13 3 (0.87%) Advertising
13 3 (0.87%) Military
13 3 (0.87%) Publishing
14 2 (0.58%) Billing
14 2 (0.58%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.58%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 99 (28.61%) Analyst
2 54 (15.61%) Project Manager
3 49 (14.16%) Business Analyst
4 29 (8.38%) Portfolio Manager
5 26 (7.51%) Developer
5 26 (7.51%) IT Manager
6 18 (5.20%) Data Analyst
6 18 (5.20%) PMO Analyst
6 18 (5.20%) Programme Manager
7 17 (4.91%) PMO Manager
8 16 (4.62%) Architect
9 15 (4.34%) C# Developer
10 14 (4.05%) Senior Manager
11 13 (3.76%) IT Analyst
12 12 (3.47%) Business Manager
12 12 (3.47%) Senior Analyst
12 12 (3.47%) SQL Developer
13 11 (3.18%) IT Project Manager
13 11 (3.18%) PMO Lead
14 9 (2.60%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.91%) .NET
2 7 (2.02%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (2.02%) WPF
3 6 (1.73%) WCF
4 4 (1.16%) AngularJS
5 3 (0.87%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.87%) OpenID
6 2 (0.58%) WinForms
6 2 (0.58%) XML
7 1 (0.29%) Angular 2
7 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.29%) COM
7 1 (0.29%) D3.js
7 1 (0.29%) Google Chart
7 1 (0.29%) Highcharts JS
7 1 (0.29%) HTML
7 1 (0.29%) JavaFX
7 1 (0.29%) Node.js
7 1 (0.29%) REST
7 1 (0.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.23%) Fixed Income
2 24 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.49%) Equities
4 16 (4.62%) Derivative
5 12 (3.47%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.60%) Data Structures
6 9 (2.60%) OTC Derivatives
7 8 (2.31%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.73%) FMCG
8 6 (1.73%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.45%) PMI
10 4 (1.16%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.87%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.87%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.87%) Fintech
11 3 (0.87%) Swaptions
11 3 (0.87%) User Experience
11 3 (0.87%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.58%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.89%) Windows
2 9 (2.60%) Unix
3 3 (0.87%) Linux
4 2 (0.58%) HPUX
4 2 (0.58%) Solaris
4 2 (0.58%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.58%) Windows 8
4 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (34.68%) Project Management
2 105 (30.35%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (22.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 59 (17.05%) PRINCE2
5 50 (14.45%) Programme Management
6 40 (11.56%) Risk Management
7 38 (10.98%) Asset Management
7 38 (10.98%) Change Management
8 33 (9.54%) Data Analysis
9 30 (8.67%) Scrum
10 29 (8.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 27 (7.80%) ITIL
12 26 (7.51%) Analytics
13 24 (6.94%) Investment Management
14 23 (6.65%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (6.65%) Coaching
14 23 (6.65%) Data Modelling
15 22 (6.36%) Waterfall
16 20 (5.78%) Business Analysis
16 20 (5.78%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 39 (11.27%) SQL
2 15 (4.34%) C#
3 7 (2.02%) T-SQL
4 6 (1.73%) C
5 4 (1.16%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.16%) VBA
6 3 (0.87%) MATLAB
6 3 (0.87%) Python
6 3 (0.87%) R
7 2 (0.58%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.29%) Java
8 1 (0.29%) Perl
8 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.29%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (7.51%) Security Cleared
2 23 (6.65%) Degree
2 23 (6.65%) SC Cleared
3 21 (6.07%) PMP
4 20 (5.78%) PMI Certification
5 8 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.87%) APMP
8 3 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.87%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.58%) MBA
10 1 (0.29%) HNC
10 1 (0.29%) HND
10 1 (0.29%) MCSD
10 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.29%) OCP
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (31.50%) PMO
2 16 (4.62%) GDPR
3 14 (4.05%) QA
4 8 (2.31%) Data Quality
5 7 (2.02%) MiFID
6 4 (1.16%) SLA
7 3 (0.87%) P3O
8 2 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.58%) EMIR
8 2 (0.58%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.29%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.29%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.29%) UCITS
System Software
1 4 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.87%) Firmware
3 2 (0.58%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.58%) NFS
3 2 (0.58%) Samba
3 2 (0.58%) Terminal Server
3 2 (0.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (0.58%) XenApp
3 2 (0.58%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.58%) XenServer
4 1 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.29%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.29%) Docker
4 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (0.87%) NetBackup
1 3 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.87%) Puppet
2 2 (0.58%) EdgeSight
2 2 (0.58%) logstash
2 2 (0.58%) Nagios
3 1 (0.29%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.29%) MOM
3 1 (0.29%) OfficeScan
3 1 (0.29%) SCOM
3 1 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.29%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 1 (0.29%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 43 (12.43%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.49%) Oracle
3 17 (4.91%) Charles River
4 11 (3.18%) Planview
5 10 (2.89%) Bloomberg
5 10 (2.89%) SAP
6 6 (1.73%) Cadence
6 6 (1.73%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.16%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (1.16%) Telerik
7 4 (1.16%) VMware
8 3 (0.87%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.87%) GoldenSource
8 3 (0.87%) Hitachi
8 3 (0.87%) HP
8 3 (0.87%) Pega
8 3 (0.87%) Symantec
8 3 (0.87%) Veritas
9 2 (0.58%) Brocade
9 2 (0.58%) Netezza