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 3 months to 22 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
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 460 457 424
Rank change year-on-year -3 -33  
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 156 191 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.35% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.42% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 137 138
Median daily rate £500 £520 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +15.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £750 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £422 £500 £413
% change year-on-year -15.70% +21.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £46.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +58.62%  
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39590 44959 45378
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.37% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25806 29818 29077
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1062 1087 1274
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.80 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Portfolio Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Portfolio Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 30 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +14 137 £525 -0.56% 36
London +1 81 £560 +6.06% 17
South East +14 21 £475 -20.83% 4
City of London +9 19 £525 +2.43% 8
West Midlands +37 14 £303 -30.85% 5
Scotland +34 13 £406 -9.72% 2
Berkshire +21 10 - -
East Midlands - 8 £225 -
Hampshire +17 7 £475 +90.00% 2
Yorkshire +25 6 £399 -26.49%
West Yorkshire +23 6 £399 -6.99%
Leeds +15 6 £399 +46.33%
Edinburgh +13 6 £425 -5.55% 2
Wales +1 6 £500 +48.14% 1
Glasgow +13 5 £388 -3.12%
South West +7 5 £380 -31.22% 4
Maidenhead - 5 - -
Swindon +7 4 £380 -
South Wales +2 4 £500 +48.14% 1
Wiltshire +1 4 £380 -36.79%
East of England -4 4 £525 -22.22% 3
Southampton - 4 £700 - 1
Birmingham +14 3 £583 +33.14%
Newport +3 3 £500 +48.14%
Hertfordshire 0 3 - -
Coventry - 3 £375 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 - -
Northamptonshire - 3 £225 -
West Sussex +15 2 £460 -23.33%
Nottingham - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for Portfolio Management.

1 144 (47.21%) Finance
2 129 (42.30%) Project Management
3 106 (34.75%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (24.26%) PMO
5 71 (23.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 60 (19.67%) PRINCE2
7 45 (14.75%) Change Management
8 41 (13.44%) ITIL
8 41 (13.44%) Banking
9 38 (12.46%) Programme Management
10 37 (12.13%) Microsoft Excel
11 36 (11.80%) Business Analysis
12 35 (11.48%) Waterfall
13 33 (10.82%) SQL
14 31 (10.16%) Microsoft
15 29 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
16 28 (9.18%) Front Office
17 26 (8.52%) Analytics
18 25 (8.20%) Line Management
19 24 (7.87%) Legal
20 23 (7.54%) Data Analysis
20 23 (7.54%) Business Intelligence
20 23 (7.54%) Degree
21 22 (7.21%) Microsoft Project
21 22 (7.21%) Migration
22 21 (6.89%) Service Management
23 20 (6.56%) Data Modelling
23 20 (6.56%) Fixed Income
23 20 (6.56%) Telecoms
23 20 (6.56%) Asset Management

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 10 (3.28%) MS Project Server
2 7 (2.30%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.98%) Confluence
4 2 (0.66%) Captiva
4 2 (0.66%) Documentum
4 2 (0.66%) JBoss
4 2 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 37 (12.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (7.21%) Microsoft Project
3 17 (5.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (4.92%) MS Visio
5 14 (4.59%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.33%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.33%) InDesign
6 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.30%) Oracle Assets
1 7 (2.30%) Oracle Cash Management
1 7 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (2.30%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (2.30%) Oracle iProcurement
1 7 (2.30%) Oracle Payables
1 7 (2.30%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (1.97%) Oracle Retail
2 6 (1.97%) SAP APO
3 5 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (1.31%) SAP SCM
5 3 (0.98%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.98%) Primavera
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.66%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.33%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.33%) CA PPM
7 1 (0.33%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.33%) Temenos Triple'A Plus
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.64%) Office 365
2 4 (1.31%) BPaaS
2 4 (1.31%) PaaS
2 4 (1.31%) SaaS
3 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.33%) Slack
4 1 (0.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.66%) DNS
1 2 (0.66%) RIP
2 1 (0.33%) DHCP
2 1 (0.33%) Internet
2 1 (0.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.33%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.33%) SAN
2 1 (0.33%) SMTP
2 1 (0.33%) Value-Added Service
2 1 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.28%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (3.28%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.98%) Big Data
4 3 (0.98%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.66%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.66%) QlikView
6 1 (0.33%) DB2
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.33%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 10 (3.28%) Jenkins
1 10 (3.28%) JIRA
2 9 (2.95%) Selenium
3 4 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.31%) VersionOne
3 4 (1.31%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
General
1 144 (47.21%) Finance
2 41 (13.44%) Banking
3 28 (9.18%) Front Office
4 24 (7.87%) Legal
5 20 (6.56%) Telecoms
6 17 (5.57%) Retail
7 10 (3.28%) Investment Banking
7 10 (3.28%) Marketing
8 8 (2.62%) Back Office
8 8 (2.62%) Manufacturing
9 7 (2.30%) General Ledger
9 7 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.98%) Automotive
10 3 (0.98%) Electronics
10 3 (0.98%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.66%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.66%) French Language
11 2 (0.66%) Law
11 2 (0.66%) Publishing
12 1 (0.33%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (19.34%) Analyst
2 46 (15.08%) Project Manager
3 40 (13.11%) Business Analyst
4 27 (8.85%) Developer
5 22 (7.21%) IT Manager
6 20 (6.56%) Portfolio Manager
7 13 (4.26%) Delivery Manager
8 12 (3.93%) Python Developer
8 12 (3.93%) Senior Manager
9 11 (3.61%) Consultant
9 11 (3.61%) PMO Manager
9 11 (3.61%) Senior Project Manager
10 10 (3.28%) Architect
10 10 (3.28%) Programme Manager
11 9 (2.95%) Agile Coach
11 9 (2.95%) Front Office Developer
11 9 (2.95%) PMO Lead
12 8 (2.62%) PMO Analyst
12 8 (2.62%) Portfolio Analyst
12 8 (2.62%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.61%) .NET
2 6 (1.97%) AngularJS
2 6 (1.97%) HTML
3 5 (1.64%) WPF
4 4 (1.31%) ADO
4 4 (1.31%) HTML5
4 4 (1.31%) React
4 4 (1.31%) Redux
4 4 (1.31%) WCF
5 2 (0.66%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (0.66%) CSS
5 2 (0.66%) REST
6 1 (0.33%) Murex MxML
6 1 (0.33%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.56%) Fixed Income
3 13 (4.26%) PMI
4 10 (3.28%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.30%) Derivative
6 6 (1.97%) FMCG
6 6 (1.97%) User Experience
7 5 (1.64%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.31%) Fintech
8 4 (1.31%) OTC Derivatives
9 3 (0.98%) CMDB
9 3 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.98%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.66%) Equities
10 2 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.66%) NHS
11 1 (0.33%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.30%) Windows
2 5 (1.64%) Linux
3 3 (0.98%) Solaris
3 3 (0.98%) Unix
4 2 (0.66%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (42.30%) Project Management
2 106 (34.75%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (23.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 60 (19.67%) PRINCE2
5 45 (14.75%) Change Management
6 41 (13.44%) ITIL
7 38 (12.46%) Programme Management
8 36 (11.80%) Business Analysis
9 35 (11.48%) Waterfall
10 26 (8.52%) Analytics
11 25 (8.20%) Line Management
12 23 (7.54%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (7.54%) Data Analysis
13 22 (7.21%) Migration
14 21 (6.89%) Service Management
15 20 (6.56%) Asset Management
15 20 (6.56%) Data Modelling
16 19 (6.23%) Programme Delivery
16 19 (6.23%) Project Planning
17 17 (5.57%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (10.82%) SQL
2 13 (4.26%) Python
3 12 (3.93%) C#
3 12 (3.93%) R
4 9 (2.95%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.31%) TypeScript
6 3 (0.98%) C
6 3 (0.98%) VBA
7 2 (0.66%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.33%) C++
8 1 (0.33%) Java
8 1 (0.33%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.33%) Perl
8 1 (0.33%) Scala
8 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (7.54%) Degree
2 19 (6.23%) Security Cleared
3 18 (5.90%) PMI Certification
4 15 (4.92%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (2.62%) PMP
6 5 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.31%) MBA
8 3 (0.98%) APMP
8 3 (0.98%) ISEB
8 3 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.98%) OCP
8 3 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.66%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.33%) CAPM
10 1 (0.33%) CFA
10 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.33%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (24.26%) PMO
2 17 (5.57%) MiFID
3 8 (2.62%) QA
4 6 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.97%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.31%) P3O
6 3 (0.98%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.66%) FATCA
7 2 (0.66%) NEBOSH
7 2 (0.66%) SLA
8 1 (0.33%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.33%) EMIR
8 1 (0.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (0.33%) Docker
1 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.33%) Terminal Server
1 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.33%) XenApp
1 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
1 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (1.97%) Puppet
2 1 (0.33%) EdgeSight
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.33%) SCCM
2 1 (0.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (10.16%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.92%) Oracle
3 13 (4.26%) SAP
4 6 (1.97%) Charles River
4 6 (1.97%) Splunk
5 5 (1.64%) CA Agile Central
6 4 (1.31%) Sybase
6 4 (1.31%) Telerik
7 2 (0.66%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.66%) Citrix
7 2 (0.66%) HP
7 2 (0.66%) IBM
7 2 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.33%) Actuate
8 1 (0.33%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.33%) CA
8 1 (0.33%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.33%) Informatica
8 1 (0.33%) Novell
8 1 (0.33%) Veritas
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