The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 29 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 > Wales
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 57 75
Rank change year-on-year +1 +18  
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.97% 0.36% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.46% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Wales median daily rate £500 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.14% -3.57%  
10th Percentile £431 £306 £325
90th Percentile £538 £379 £375
UK median daily rate £475 £528 £450
% change year-on-year -10.03% +17.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £46.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year - +58.62%  

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 Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 529 437 703
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 85.74% 78.60% 82.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1574 1156 1723
Wales median daily rate £380 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +9.58%  
10th Percentile £267 £265 £255
90th Percentile £538 £543 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 42 60
Wales median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +129.50%  
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.31 £11.76
90th Percentile £60.00 £73.75 £21.75
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  

Portfolio Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Portfolio Management in Wales

Portfolio Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Portfolio Management in Wales

Portfolio Management
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 29 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
South Wales -3 4 £500 +48.14% 1
Portfolio Management
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Portfolio Management.

1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) RAD
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Back Office
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Electronics
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) SAP

Portfolio Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 3 (42.86%) Back Office
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Portfolio Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) RAD
2 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP