The table below looks at the statistics for Portfolio Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Portfolio Management over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portfolio Management
Rank 49 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs citing Portfolio Management 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.24% 0.36% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.49% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£195 £650 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £480 £450
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.90 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
338 206 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.44% 74.91% 71.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 127 120
Average daily rate £450 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -49.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Portfolio Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Portfolio Management across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Portfolio Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Portfolio Management
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Portfolio Management Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Portfolio Management
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Portfolio Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Portfolio Management.

1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management

Portfolio Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Portfolio Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Portfolio Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
2 1 (33.33%) Project Coordinator
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint